Virtual Meeting FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When will the Virtual Meeting be held?

A. The meeting will be held Sunday, April 22–Friday, April 27, 2018 and will be broadcasted live online based on the Eastern Time Zone.

Q. What is the registration deadline?

A. The regular registration deadline for the meeting will be March 30. After March 30, ate registrations will only be accepted online through April 20. To obtain the best registration rates, plan to register by the early-bird deadline of February 16.

Q. Does my membership need to be current in order to attend at the ARRS member rate?

A. Yes, to receive the discounted member registration rates, your ARRS membership must be current at the time of registration as well as for the duration of the meeting. If membership has lapsed or will lapse between the date of registration and the conclusion of the meeting, you must either renew your membership or pay the nonmember registration fees. Discounted meeting registration fees are a benefit for current ARRS members.

Q. Can I become an ARRS member to take advantage of registration savings?

A. Absolutely! Nonmembers may apply for membership and receive the Virtual Meeting member registration fee discount. Nonmembers should submit a membership application with the Virtual Meeting registration form by fax or mail prior to April 13 to receive the member registration fee discount. After April 13, you must register for the Virtual Meeting at the nonmember registration rate


Apply for membership

After March 30, you may submit your membership application online at www.arrs.org or by fax to 703-729-4839. You will be notified once your application has been processed and you may register for the meeting online at that time.

Q. Will I receive a registration confirmation?

A. Registration confirmations are emailed to registrants. It is important to provide your email address with your registration materials to ensure receipt of your confirmation and any updates regarding the meeting. Make sure the email address provided is set up to accept messages from ARRS so your Virtual Meeting communications do not go to a SPAM or junk mail folder or become blocked entirely.

Q. What is the cancellation policy?

A. Written requests for cancellation should be sent by email to meeting@arrs.org; by fax to 703-729-4839; or by mail to: ARRS, 44211 Slatestone Court, Leesburg, VA 20176-5109. Written requests for refunds received by March 30 will be processed after the Virtual Meeting minus a $100 nonrefundable cancellation fee. After March 30, cancellations will be processed but refunds will not be issued. Cancellations will not be accepted by telephone. Refund requests of the $100 nonrefundable cancellation fee will not be considered regardless of the registration category, amount paid, or when requested. A submitted registration form online, by fax, or mail serves as acknowledgement, acceptance, and agreement of these cancellation policies.

Q. Can I transfer my Virtual Meeting registration to an Annual Meeting registration?

A. Yes, you may transfer your Virtual Meeting registration record to an Annual Meeting registration record by providing a written request by email to meeting@arrs.org; by fax to 703-729-4839; or by mail to: ARRS, 44211 Slatestone Court, Leesburg, VA 20176-5109. Written requests received by March 30 will require a $100 nonrefundable transfer fee in addition to any additional meeting registration fees to make the requested change in the meeting registration record. After March 30, requests to transfer from the Virtual Meeting to the Annual Meeting can only be processed at the ARRS On-sit Registration Welcome and Information Center in Washington, DC and will require a $200 nonrefundable transfer fee in addition to any additional meeting registration fees to make the requested change to the meeting registration record.