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On-site registration will be open in Vancouver during the following times:

Tuesday, October 16, 5-8pm

Wednesday, October 17, 7am-6pm

Thursday, October 18, 7am-3:30pm

Friday, October 19, 9-11:30am


How to Register

Register Online (credit card only) or complete the registration form on pages 51 and 52 of the conference registration brochure and return with full payment in U.S. funds by check, money order, or credit card. Payment, in U.S. funds, must accompany registration form

Download a PDF copy of the registration brochure:  2018 ATSA Conference Registration Brochure

If you are not registering online, mail or fax your completed form with payment in US funds to:

4900 SW Griffith Drive, Ste. 274
Beaverton, Oregon   97005 USA

ATSA fax: (503) 643–5084

Registrations received after October 1, 2018 will not be processed prior to the conference.  If space permits, registrations received after October 1 will be processed on site as walk–ins. Availability of on-site registration is not guaranteed.


Registration Fees

Conference Pricing for early registration on or before September 4, 2018:




Wednesday, Full Day or Two Half Days:



Wednesday, One Half Day:



Thursday-Saturday, Concurrent Sessions:



Thursday-Saturday, Student Rate*:




Conference Pricing for registration after September 4, 2018:




Wednesday, Full Day or Two Half Days:



Wednesday, One Half Day:



Thursday-Saturday, Concurrent Sessions:



Thursday-Saturday, Student Rate*:




*Non-ATSA Member Students must enclose an official statement from their university's registrar indicating a minimum of half–time enrollment in an academic program.  Current ATSA student members are not required to include status verification. Student ID is not sufficient to verify status, unless status is noted on the ID card.

To be considered for membership prior to the conference, applicants must submit completed applications, the application fee, and all necessary supporting documents to the ATSA office by September 21, 2018. By applying for ATSA membership now, applicants have the option to take advantage of member conference registration fees. Submit the membership application at the same time as or prior to the conference registration to receive this special discounted conference registration offer.*

If the application is not completed or membership is not activated by September 21, 2018, or if your application is not approved for membership, the balance of the discounted conference fees will be due October 2, 2018. Any applications or supporting documents received after September 21, 2018 will be reviewed after the conference for 2019 membership consideration.

Special Needs

If you require special accommodations, please contact the ATSA office with specifics.


All registrations will be confirmed by ATSA within 1 week of receipt of the registration form. If you do not receive confirmation, please contact the ATSA office at (503) 643–1023. The confirmation will serve as your receipt of payment and acknowledgment of attendance.

ATSA Harrassment Policy

ATSA is dedicated to providing a harassment-free conference experience for all of our conference attendees. Please view the full harassment policy.

Purchase Orders

Agency purchase orders for registration fees can only be accepted with prior authorization from Kelly McGrath. For authorization please contact Kelly McGrath at the ATSA office (503) 643–1023 or There is a $50.00 service charge per purchase order. This fee will reserve seats in sessions in lieu of payment. 


Courtesy is extended to IATSO, ANZATSA, NOTA, CoNTRAS-TI, and APSAC members who are invited to register at the ATSA member rate.

Group Discounts

Single agencies registering three or more participants will receive a $25.00 per person discount. All group registrants must submit registration forms and payment in the same envelope or fax forms together to be eligible for this group discount. An eligible group may include a student, although the monetary group discount may not be applied to the student’s registration fee.  If you plan to register a group online, email Kelly McGrath: with the names of all of the registrants in your group. You will receive a reply with a special code to use for that group's online discount. 

Willing to Help?

Please volunteer to introduce a presenter and collect session evaluation forms. Your willingness to help is invaluable and greatly appreciated. By checking “yes” on the registration form, you are not only indicating your willingness to participate, you are also entering yourself in a draw to win a prize!

Registration and Selection

Sessions will be filled in the order in which registrations are received. Session choices will be indicated on participant name badges.  See the FAQ page for more information on session changes.


Cancellation of your conference registration must be made in writing. Cancellations postmarked on or before September 4, 2018 are subject to a $125.00 administrative service charge. All refunds will be made after the conference. There will be no refunds made for cancellations after September 4, 2018. Registrations with the same session choices may be transferred to another participant without penalty.

2018 Scholarships

The scholarship deadline has passed and all scholarships have been awarded for 2019.
A limited number of scholarships are available for students, including those completing internship assignments. In exchange for the $115 student concurrent fee waiver, please know you are expected to fulfill 2-3 hours of work at the conference. If that work is not completed the full amount will be invoiced. For further information and to submit your application, please contact Kelly McGrath no later than August 14, 2018 at the ATSA office:

Download your copy here: 2018 Student Scholarship Application