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If you are currently a RAPS Member, make sure you are logged into your member account. Not yet a member? Join today for a members-only rate for Convergence and many other events and services. After you become a member, return here to complete your registration.

Questions? Call RAPS Solutions Center at +1 301 770 2920, ext. 200 or email raps@raps.org if you need to check on the status of your RAPS membership. Email registration@raps.org for questions or assistance with registration.

Workshop Prices

 

Register by 31 August 2018

Register after 31 August 2018

 
One-day Workshops RAPS Member: $575
Nonmember: $750
RAPS Member: $625
Nonmember: $815
Two-Day Workshops RAPS Member: $1,150
Nonmember: $1,500
RAPS Member: $1,250
Nonmember: $1,630
Advanced Leadership Workshop RAPS Member: $2,945
Nonmember: $3,830
RAPS Member: $2,995
Nonmember: $3,895

Are you interested in attending Preconference Workshops? If so, follow the registration instructions below and then select the following:

  • Choose Preconference Workshops Only if you do NOT plan to attend any Full Conference events/sessions. 
  • Choose Full Conference if  you plan to attend BOTH Preconference Workshops AND Full Conference events/sessions.  You will have the option to add Preconference Workshops to your registration on the Options Page.

Conference Registration Fees

(2-4 October 2018) (All fees in US dollars; does not include workshop registration)

 

Register by 31 August 2018

Register after 31 August 2018

 

RAPS Member

$1,695

$1,850

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Enterprise Member

$1,525

$1,665 

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Emerging Market Member

 $980

 $1,135

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Student Member

 $720

 $825

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Gov’t/Nonprofit Member

 $1,080

 $1,235

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Gov’t/Nonprofit Nonmember

 $1,080

 $1,235

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Nonmember

 $2,205

 $2,405

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One Day Registration Fees

(3 October or 4 October 2018) (All fees in US dollars; does not include workshop registration; Tuesday evening opening reception included with any single day purchase)

 

Register by 31 August 2018

Register after 31 August 2018

 

RAPS Member (Wednesday or Thursday) 

$850

$930

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Nonmember (Wednesday or Thursday) 

$1105

$1205

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Group Rates Available

RAPS offers discounted group rates for those companies which would like to send multiple employees. Inquire within.

Group Rate Inquiry

Exhibits Only Registration

Registration fee is $500. (2–4 October 2018) (All fees in US dollars)

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Register by Mail

Registration Form

Registration Policies and Procedures

Confirmed Registration: Registrations received without payment will not be processed or returned. Email RAPS at raps@raps.org or call RAPS Solutions Center at +1 301 770 2920, ext. 200, if you have not received confirmation within five business days from submittal of registration.

Deadlines: Pre-registration via mail, phone and fax will be accepted until 17 September 2018. After 17 September 2018, please register online or bring your registration onsite for processing.  

Payment Types: We accept credit cards (American Express, MasterCard and Visa), international wire transfers and checks. There is no cash collection for this event. 

Cancellations and Refunds: 

All requests for cancellations and/or refunds must be received in writing at raps@raps.org by 5:00 pm EDT on 10 September 2018. All refunds are subject to a 20% assessment. There are no refunds provided if the cancellation date has passed except for medical emergencies. In these cases, supporting documentation will be required in writing and provided by 5:00 PM EDT on Friday, 5 October 2018.  Registrants who provide documentation of a serious medical emergency or death of an immediate family member may receive a refund minus a $100 cancellation fee.

If an event is cancelled by RAPS a full refund will be provided within seven business days.

Substitutions: No substitutions are allowed and registrations are not transferable.

Meeting Cancellation: 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.

Agenda/Speakers: Subject to change without notice.  

Photo Release: By registering for this conference, you acknowledge that your picture may be taken by RAPS agents and consent to the use of your name and likeness by RAPS for any RAPS use as deemed appropriate by the organization.  

Hotel Information: Please visit the 2018 Convergence Travel page for additional information about conference hotels, group rates, reservation procedures and deadlines.

Data Usage Policy: By registering for this event, I hereby agree that my profile will be stored with RAPS and shared with event technology vendors for the purpose of administering this event. I understand that I may receive emails from RAPS regarding this event and future related events and that I can opt-out at any time by contacting RAPS or updating preferences.

Convergence Code of Conduct: RAPS is a welcoming community focused on developing and sustaining a competent global regulatory workforce that drives good regulatory practice and policy to advance public health. We deliver valuable and accessible learning and professional development experiences while empowering regulatory professionals through supportive interactions, relationships and knowledge-sharing.
 
The Regulatory Convergence offers an innovative and dynamic approach to learning while sparking the creativity of our community. To provide all participants—members and other attendees, speakers, exhibitors, staff and volunteers—the opportunity to benefit from the Convergence, RAPS is committed to providing a positive environment for everyone, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, physical appearance, ethnicity, religion or other group identity.
 
As regulatory professionals, we have the professional and ethical responsibility to maintain the highest standards of professional conduct and embody the RAPS Code of Ethics in our words, actions and deeds. Consequences for unacceptable behavior may include dismissal from the event.
 
If you witness unacceptable behavior, please contact RAPS staff as soon as possible, either in person or by completing this anonymous form.

I also understand that I will be added to an online community on RAPS Regulatory Exchange at connect.raps.org, powered by Higher Logic for networking and related resources and announcements regarding this event. I may opt out at any time on connect.raps.org.

In addition, I understand that my profile information will be used to set up an account on the Convergence app, powered by Cadmium. I am also aware that my name and mailing address will be provided to event exhibitors and that I may opt out of communications with them at any time by directly contacting the exhibitor.