Online registration will open early December.

Virtual participant registration includes:

  • full access to all live-streamed, plenaries, invited symposia and talks, fellows and awards presentations, membership business meeting; concurrent knowledge sharing sessions and related materials; and poster presentations.
  • all live-streamed presentations, concurrent knowledge sharing sessions, and poster presentations will be recorded and will be available on-demand for 12 months.
  • access to all of the post-conference virtual events, e.g., abstract-based workshops and special interest group (SIGs) meetings.

Please note the schedule for all of the January 19-22, 2021, presentations and for the post-conference events will be available in late November.

Registration discount for 2022 conference:

  • all 2021 virtual conference registrants will receive a 10% DISCOUNT on their registration when they register for the 2022 conference.

Requirement for presenters/speakers:

  • All presenters/speakers are required to register for the conference and must be current 2021 SSWR members. This includes ALL oral paper and poster presenters, symposia organizers, symposia paper presenters and discussants, and workshop and roundtable speakers.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs):

  • CEUs will be available for the pre-conference sessions and the three-day virtual conference.

Early bird registration deadline: December 21, 2020

Membership Discounted Registration Rate:

  • JOIN or RENEW TODAY to take advantage of the discounted, member conference rates. The SSWR membership application is available online at
  • To take the membership discounted registration rate, one must be a current SSWR member at the time of registration, i.e., if you are a 2020 member and register in 2020 you may take the discounted rate for the 2021 virtual conference. If you join or renew your membership for 2020 before you register your new/updated contact and demographic information will not be reflected on the registration form in real-time; you will need to re-enter your information. Please note, if you are a presenter you must be a current member at the time of your presentation in 2021 regardless of when you register.
  • Membership questions: please contact DeeJay Garringo, CAE, Program & Membership Director, at or call 703-352-7797, ext. 2.

Registration Rates and Deadlines:

Registration Type Early Registration (12/21/20) Late Registration (1/15/21) 1/18 – 1/22/21
Member $213 $228 $278
Non-Member $320 $335 $353
Student Member $75 $88 $108
Student Non-Member $120 $133 $148
CEUs $20 $20 $20
RM Half-Day Workshop $50 $50 $50
SSRPCB $10 $10 $10
“Meet the Scientist” Session (open to students and early to mid-career only), space limited Free Free Free


A refund of 50% of the registration fee will be given by SSWR in the event of cancellation. Notification must be received by January 15, 2021. An administration fee of $50 will be deducted from the refunded amount. Refunds after this date are not possible.