Rates & Deadlines

Registration must be received by December 21, 2012 to qualify for early rates. Regular registration rates will go into effect on December 22, 2012, and will remain on-site at the meeting. Click here to register.

All fees shown
are in U.S. dollars

EARLY Registration
On or before December 21 

Regular or On-site Registration
After December 21

BPS Member (Regular or Early Career) $230 $290
Nonmember $415 $475
Student Member $70 $80
Student Nonmember $120 $155
Emeritus Member $70 $80
Guest (social event only) $65 $65

Registration includes the following: Admission to all scientific sessions, poster area, and exhibits; National Lecture and Awards Ceremony; programs for minorities, students, postdocs, and international attendees; printed program, online itinerary planner, and meeting badge; opening mixer and meet & greet; and reception and dance. Society members receive reduced registration rates. Join the Society or renew your membership for 2013 to take advantage of this discount.

On-site registration at Bridge West in the Pennsylvania Convention Center will be open:

Friday, February 1

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Saturday, February 2

8:00AM - 6:30PM

Sunday, February 3 - Tuesday, February 5

7:30AM - 5:00PM

Wednesday, February 6

8:00AM - 3:00PM


Registration badges will not be mailed, but will be available for pick up in the registration area of the Pennsylvania Convention Center. Admission to all scientific sessions, poster area, exhibits, and Society social functions require a badge.

Registration Reminders

After you have completed your registration to attend the meeting, don’t forget to:

  1. Complete your abstract submission. Remember: if you have only paid $60, you are NOT registered for the meeting (this fee is only to complete the abstract submission).
  2. Make your air and/or ground transportation arrangements to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
  3. Book your hotel room through the Biophysical Society Housing Bureau to ensure you get the best rates offered for the Annual Meeting.

Abstracts CD/Supplement to the Biophysical Journal

All regular abstracts submitted by October 1, 2012, and accepted by the Program Committee will be published as a supplement to the Biophysical Journal. All registered attendees will receive a CD of the supplement on-site. 

Printed Program and Online Program Planner

All registered attendees will receive a printed copy of the Annual Meeting Program on-site at the conference. Beginning December 3, 2012, attendees may view abstracts submitted to Symposia, Workshops, Platforms, and Poster Sessions for each day of the meeting through the online Itinerary Planner. Attendees may also use this planner to create their own personal itineraries for session attendance and poster viewing at the meeting. 

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