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RAPS Convergence 2023 Rates & Deadlines

Early Registration
30 Jun 2023, 11:59 pm EDT
Advance Registration
1 Jul 2023, 12:01 am EDT –
11 Sep 2023, 11:59 pm EDT
Regular Registration
12 Sep, 12:01 am EDT
Individual Member $2,100 $2,200 $2,310
Enterprise Member $1,890 $1,980 $2,080
Govt/Nonprofit/Emerging $1,400 $1,470 $1,550
Student Full Conference
(member and nonmember)
$515 $515 $515
Student One Day $110 $110 $110
Non-Member $2,655 $2,855 $2,975
+ 1 year (individual) membership $2,331 $2,431 $2,541
+ 2 year (individual) membership $2,419 $2,519 $2,539
+ 3 year (individual) membership $2,759 $2,859 $2,969

*Registration + Membership category includes registration rate and one year of RAPS individual membership (a $225 value).

Preconference Workshops

One- and two-day workshops in medical devices, biopharmaceuticals and IVD will take place on 2 and 3 October before the main conference begins. Admission requires a separate fee and is not included in main conference registration.

Workshop details will be available later this spring. Register for the full conference now and get early access to workshop registration.


Rates & Deadlines

Early Registration
30 Jun 2023, 11:59 pm EDT
Advance Registration
1 Jul 2023, 12:01 am EDT –
11 Sep 2023, 11:59 pm EDT
Regular Registration
12 Sep, 12:01 am EDT –
2 Oct
RAPS Member - 1 Day $700 $735 $770
Non-Member - 1 Day $885 $935 $985
RAPS Member - 2 Day $1,400 $1,475 $1,550
Non-Member - 2 Day $1,720 $1,865 $1,960

Coming Soon

The Conference Planning Committee is working hard to develop an exciting program for Convergence 2023. Register early and receive first access to the following items when they become available later this spring.

Preconference Workshops

Preconference Workshops

2-3 October 2023

One- and two-day workshops on medical devices, biopharmaceuticals and IVD will be announced later this spring. Register for the full conference now and get early access to workshop registration.

Solutions Circles

Solutions Circles

Facilitator-led meet-ups of regulatory professionals where they can discuss and brainstorm—gain collective knowledge.

Coming soon!  Due to popular demand, reservations will be required for solutions circles on the exhibit floor. Admission is free but seating will be limited to ensure a quality, small-group experience.

Networking Party


4 October 2023

New this year! You will be asked to indicate your interest in participating at a dine-around at one of six Montreal restaurants. RAPS will collect a refundable $25 deposit which will be forfeited in the event you don’t attend. Participants will be contacted 1 month prior to Convergence with restaurant details. Coordinate with your peers to reserve a spot at the same dine-around event. Quantities are limited to 12 participants per restaurant. Individuals will be responsible for their meal expenses. RAPS will provide local restaurant information and resources for those who would like to make their own reservations after the capacity is reached.

Other Registration Types

Group Rates Available

Group Rates Available

Convergence is even better with a group!
Discounted rates available.

Learn More

Press Registration

Press Registration


Media may cover for free. Email
Members of the press who wish to request press credentials to cover RAPS Convergence should send their request to

Registration Resources

Justification Letter

Justification Letter

Need help convincing your manager to send you to RAPS Convergence? This justification letter can help you get the approval that you need. Download the letter, edit it to your preference and submit it to your supervisor or approver.

Download Letter
Invitation Letter

Invitation Letter for Visa

RAPS will provide an invitation letter for use in Visa applications to actual and fully paid event delegates.

Once you have registered, you will receive an email confirmation that contains a link to the downloadable letter.


Call Convergence Registration Support tol free at +1 800-906-7356 or international +1 972-349-7869 or email 

Registration Policy and Procedures

RAPS has initiated a Be Well policy, with consent required during the registration process. This includes the stipulation that if you feel sick or are experiencing COVID-like symptoms prior to traveling or while onsite in Montreal you will reconsider your participation at the event.

To ensure your personal safety and comfort during Convergence, RAPS is committed to robust and transparent communications during the event. We encourage all participants to monitor RAPS social media channels and download the conference app to their mobile devices to receive up-to-the-minute updates.

You will receive a confirmation after successfully submitting your registration. Email RAPS Registration at, if you have not received the email confirmation.  Registrations received without payment will not be processed.
  1. Credit card payments (MasterCard, Visa and American Express) are accepted through the online registration system.

  2. If you wish to pay by check, wire or ACH transfer please contact

  3. For multiple registrations being paid by check or wire transfer, please contact

All requests for cancellations must be received in writing at by 11:59 pm EDT on Tuesday, 19 September. All cancellations are subject to an assessment fee according to the schedule below:

Requests received by 3 August at 11:59 pm EDT will be assessed a 10% fee. Requests received between 4 August and 3 September at 11:59 pm EDT will be assessed a 20% fee. Requests received between 4 September and 19 September will be assessed a 50% fee. Cancellations received after 19 September will be non-refundable, except in cases of documented medical emergencies.

Refunds will not be issued for no-shows.

Replacement of a registered RAPS Convergence attendee by a business colleague/co-worker with the same membership status will be accepted. A $50 USD processing fee will apply to all substitutions if notified in writing by 11:59 pm EDT on Tuesday, 19 September. After 19 September no substitutions will be allowed. Substitutions must be submitted in writing to


RAPS reserves the right to cancel any conference at its sole discretion, whereupon all registration fees will be refunded within seven business days. RAPS is not responsible for any costs incurred due to a cancellation, including travel and lodging.
You may reserve your hotel room in conjunction with registration. Please visit the 2023 Convergence Booking link for information about conference hotels, group rates, reservation procedures and deadlines.
By registering for this RAPS Event, you grant full permission to RAPS to capture, store, use, and/or reproduce your image or likeness, photograph, voice, and comments, and use such content in any and all media or forms by RAPS or third parties without compensation or notice, including for promotional or advertising purposes. You also waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising from or related to the use of the images, recordings, or materials. By registering, you release, defend, indemnify and hold harmless RAPS from and against any claims, damages or liability arising from or related to the use of the images, recordings or materials, including but not limited to claims of defamation, invasion of privacy, or rights of publicity or copyright infringement, or any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion or use in composite form that may occur or be produced in taking, processing, reduction or production of the finished product, its publication or distribution. 

By registering for this event, I provide consent that my profile will be stored with RAPS and shared with processors for the purpose of doing business with RAPS. I consent to receiving announcements from RAPS and that I can opt-out at any time by contacting RAPS.

I am aware that my name and mailing address will be provided to event exhibitors and company and title may be shared with speakers and that I may opt out of communications with them at any time by contacting them directly.

I also hereby understand and agree to the privacy policy provided on (Effective 6 September 2022)

Audio or video recordings of Convergence Sessions is prohibited.

RAPS is dedicated to creating a safe, productive and welcoming forum for all participants—members, volunteers, registrants, speakers, exhibitors, sponsors, staff, technology partners and solutions providers — to engage with one another during our in-person and online events.

As regulatory professionals, we have the professional and ethical responsibility to maintain the highest professional conduct standards and embody the RAPS Code of Ethics in our words, actions, and deeds. Consequences for unacceptable behavior may include dismissal from the event.

RAPS has a zero-tolerance policy for any form of discrimination or harassment, including but not limited to sexual harassment by participants or our staff at our meetings. If you witness unacceptable behavior, please contact RAPS staff as soon as possible, either in person or by completing this anonymous form.

Unacceptable Behavior is defined as:

  • Harassment, intimidation, or discrimination in any form.

  • Verbal abuse of any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, RAPS staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.

    • Examples of verbal abuse include, but are not limited to, verbal comments related to gender, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion, national origin, inappropriate use of nudity and/or sexual images in public spaces or in presentations, or threatening or stalking any attendee, speaker, volunteer, exhibitor, RAPS staff member, service provider, or other meeting guest.

  • Disruption of presentations, expo hall exchanges or networking events in-person or across a virtual platform.

  • Presentations, postings, and messages should not contain promotional materials, special offers, job offers, product announcements, or solicitation for services. RAPS reserves the right to remove such messages and potentially ban sources of those solicitations.

  • Participants should not copy or take screen shots of Q&A or any chat room activity that takes place in-person or virtually.

RAPS will continue to provide a community that focuses on developing and sustaining a competent global regulatory workforce that drives exceptional regulatory practice and policy to advance public health.