Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Please note: This is a working document and will be updated over the next few months.  The last update to this page was 9 December 2020.

Q. What disability accommodations are available?

A. More information is coming soon.. For assistance with accommodations, please contact the ASECS Office at


Q. What is included in the cost of my registration?

A. There is one registration fee for all of the content provided during the virtual meeting from 7-11 April 2021. The content is also accessible on the virtual platform for registered attendees for two weeks after the annual meeting.

Q. Are there different registration fees?

A. There is a general fee of $80 and a students/contingent faculty/emeriti faculty/unemployed member fee of $35.


Q. Can I pay to attend only one day of the annual meeting?
A. No, here is only a flat registration fee this year for the entire annual meeting. 


Q, What are the registration deadlines?

A. There is no deadline to register for the virtual annual meeting.  You can register up to day that you wish to attend! However, session chairs and panelists are required to register in advance to receive communication regarding their sessions and information on trainings for the annual meeting.

Q. How can I obtain an invoice/receipt for a registration or group of registrations? 

A. Receipts are emailed upon registration. For an additional you can log into your account on the annual meeting platform and download a copy.  If you need additional assistance, email the ASECS Office at

Q. Can I substitute/transfer someone else to attend the annual meeting?

A. You can substitute someone else by emailing the ASECS Office at with the new registrant's name and email address no later than 29 March 2021. Transfer requests cannot be requested after this date.

Q. What is the annual meeting registration cancellation policy?

A. The deadline to cancel registration for a refund is 29 March 2021. There will be no refunds issued after this time, no exceptions. A refund will be issued minus a $15 processing fee. Refunds must be requested in writing to the ASECS Office at

Q. Where can I get more information about the virtual platform?

A. After you register for the annual meeting, additional information will be sent about the virtual platform. A soft launch of the annual meeting on the virtual platform is scheduled to take place some time in March 2021. There will also be recorded webinars and other resources for registered attendees to access about how the virtual platform will work.

Q. Is there a annual meeting app?

A. Yes!  We are currently in the process of building the annual meeting app.  More information will be forthcoming.

Q. I have more questions about the annual meeting. Where can I get answers?
A. Please email

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