2019 Virtual Meeting

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. When will the virtual meeting be held?

A. The meeting will be held Sunday, May 5–Friday, May 10, 2019, and will be broadcasted live online based on the Hawaii Standard Time (HST).

Q. What is the registration deadline?

A. The regular registration deadline for the meeting will be April 3. After April 3, late registrations will only be accepted online through May 10. To obtain the best registration rates, plan to register by the early-bird deadline of March 1.

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

A. Yes, to receive the discounted member rate, which is a member benefit, your ARRS membership must be current at the time that you register for the meeting as well as for the duration of the meeting. If your 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 30 to receive the member registration fee discount. After April 30, you must register for the Virtual Meeting at the nonmember registration rate.

Take Advantage of Registration Savings & Join Today

Apply Online:

Go to www.arrs.org and click on Membership. Be sure to indicate on the online form that you plan to attend the ARRS 2019 Annual Meeting, and fax your Annual Meeting registration form to ARRS at 703-729-4839 after submitting your online membership application.

Download Application:

Go to www.arrs.org and click on Membership. Send the completed application with your Annual Meeting registration form by fax to 703-729-4839 or mail both documents to: ARRS, 44211 Slatestone Court, Leesburg, VA 20176-5109.

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 April 3 will be processed and refunded by check after the Virtual Meeting minus a 25% nonrefundable cancellation fee. After April 3, cancellations will be processed but refunds will not be issued. Cancellations will not be accepted by telephone. Refund requests of the 25% 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 April 3 will require a $100 nonrefundable transfer fee in addition to any additional virtual registration fees to make the requested change in the meeting registration record. After April 3, requests to transfer from the Virtual Meeting to the Annual Meeting can only be processed at the ARRS On-site Registration Welcome and Information Center in Honolulu, Hawaii 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.