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Registration

Register Online

Online registration for the Annual Meeting is now closed. After Oct. 5, anyone wishing to register must do so onsite at the AAOMS Registration Center in McCormick Place West.

Annual Meeting Registration Information

Advance registration is strongly recommended as it offers the best chance of enrolling in the sessions of your choice, and it will save you time when you arrive in Chicago.

Register online or mail or fax a completed registration form to the AAOMS headquarters office. Children and spouses may be registered as guests under the attendee’s registration. Note: Attendees registered as guests will not receive continuing education credit for any sessions. 

Saturday-only Registration

Saturday-only registration is available exclusively to AAOMS fellows/members and their staff. To register for Saturday-only attendance, follow these instructions for Saturday online registration or download and complete the Saturday-only PDF form.

AAOMS fellows and members: To register online for the Saturday-only option, after completing step one of the Online Registration Instructions below – while on the Registration Information 1 screen – select the Saturday-only rate from the “Your Price” drop-down list. Then check the box for “Saturday-only Sessions: $225” and click the Next button. Proceed with steps two and three of the Online Registration Instructions below. 

AAOMS allied staff members and other professional OMS staff: Refer to the fee chart below for Saturday-only pricing before registering.

Saturday-only attendees are eligible to claim CE credit only for Saturday session hours.

Registration packets will not be mailed to Saturday-only attendees. The packets may be picked up at the Registration Center in McCormick Place West beginning at noon Friday, Oct. 12.

Online Registration Instructions

Online registration for the Annual Meeting is now closed. After Oct. 5, anyone wishing to register must do so onsite at the AAOMS Registration Center in McCormick Place West.

Register by Mail or Fax

The advance registration deadline is July 31. Registration fees vary based on the date your registration form is received at AAOMS headquarters. Fees are indicated on the registration form. Professional OMS staff must include practice name on their forms.

Mail or fax the completed registration form with the appropriate payment to AAOMS.

Confirmation of your registration will be emailed to you within a few weeks following receipt of your registration form and fees.

Payment

Payment in full must accompany each registration form. Payment in U.S. dollars only may be made by check (payable to AAOMS) or by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa. 

Registration Packets

If you register by July 31, your registration packet will be mailed to you in mid-September. Registration packets will include meeting badges, badge holders and any tickets purchased.

Bring your meeting badge and tickets with you to the Annual Meeting. You will not need to stand in line to check in onsite if you have already received your badge and tickets.

AAOMS is unable to mail registration packets to addresses outside the United States and Canada. All international (non-U.S. and non-Canada) registrants must check in onsite at the AAOMS “Will Call/International Packet Pick-up” counter.

Registration packets will not be mailed to Saturday-only attendees. Saturday-only packets may be picked up at the Registration Center in McCormick Place West beginning at noon on Friday, Oct. 12.

Registrations After July 31

All registration forms received after July 31 will be charged the onsite registration fee. Registration packets for any registrations received after July 31 must be picked up onsite at the “Will Call/International Packet Pick-up” counter.

Onsite Registration Center and Ticket Sales

Meeting attendees who have not registered in advance must register onsite at the AAOMS Onsite Registration counter in McCormick Place West.

Ticket Information

After September 30, tickets and Day Passes (if still available) will be sold at the AAOMS Onsite Registration Center. Because many of these programs have limited attendance, you are encouraged to register early.

Registered attendees who want to exchange tickets for another session must visit the Onsite Registration counter.

Registered attendees who need a replacement badge or tickets should visit the Replacement Badge counter.

Registration Center Hours

Wednesday, Oct. 10
6:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 11
7 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Friday, Oct. 12
7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 13
7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Cancellation of Registration and Refunds

Requests for cancellation of meeting registrations must be made in writing to: 

AAOMS
Attn: Registration
9700 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.
Rosemont, IL 60018-5701

Fax: 847-678-6279

A processing fee of $75 per registrant ($40 for AAOMS allied staff members) will be charged for cancellations that are received by Sept. 10. Cancellations received after Sept. 10 are not eligible for a refund. No refunds will be provided to “no shows.” No refunds will be provided onsite. 

Qualifications for Attendance

AAOMS fellows and members in good standing (those whose 2018 dues are paid in full, and who are not under a period of suspension or expulsion pursuant to the AAOMS Code of Professional Conduct), candidates for membership under a pending application, AAOMS residents in accredited oral and maxillofacial surgery programs, U.S. dental students and guests specifically invited by the AAOMS president are eligible to attend the AAOMS Annual Meeting.

Oral and maxillofacial surgeons eligible for any category of membership and who are not fellows or members of AAOMS may attend, subject to the following conditions: that sufficient space is available at the Annual Meeting site and upon payment of the “U.S. OMS Who is Not a Member of AAOMS” fee indicated on the registration form.

Allied staff who are members of AAOMS may attend the meeting at a reduced fee. Persons in health professions not eligible to become AAOMS fellows or members may attend subject to the following conditions: that sufficient space is available at the Annual Meeting site and upon payment of the non-member registration fee.

Consultants may be invited to the business sessions at the discretion of the AAOMS Board of Trustees.

AAOMS residents/dental students in an accredited program in the U.S. not on file with AAOMS who wish to attend the Annual Meeting must have their chiefs verify residency status to AAOMS headquarters in writing. International residents will be charged the same fee as an International OMS who is not a fellow or member of AAOMS.

International OMSs who do not belong to AAOMS may pay the same registration fee as a “Non-Member Who Is Not an OMS.”

General Registration Fees – Oct. 8-13

  Through July 1 July 2
through
July 31
After July 31
and onsite
AAOMS fellow/member/affiliate/ candidate/applicant  $695 $795 $895
AAOMS life or retired fellow/member $347 $397 $447
AAOMS delegate $347 $397 $447
AAOMS alternate $521 $596 $671
AAOMS resident member/U.S. dental student $0 $0 $50
International residents $995 $995 $995
International OMS who is not a member of AAOMS $995 $995 $995
Non-member who is not an OMS $ 995 $ 995 $ 995
U.S. OMS who is not a member of AAOMS $ 2,195 $ 2,195 $ 2,195
AAOMS allied staff member $ 110 $ 160 $ 210
Other professional staff of an AAOMS member (U.S. only) $ 170 $ 220 $ 270
Spouse of an AAOMS member earning CE credit $ 110 $ 110 $ 110

Saturday-only Registration Fees – Oct. 13

  Through July 1 July 2
through
July 31
After July 31
and onsite
AAOMS fellow/member/life/affiliate/ candidate/applicant  $225 $225 $225
AAOMS allied staff member $110 $160 $210
Other professional staff of an AAOMS member (U.S. only) $170 $220 $225