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Meeting Registration Fees

IMPORTANT: The online registration will close on Wednesday, 3 September 2014, 23:59 (Eastern Time). After that date, please register on-site in Boston.

The fees are in US Dollars. Payment received
by
 31 July 2014
Payment received
after 31 July 2014

On-site

Meeting Registration Packages
Meeting Delegates $ 720 $ 900 $ 1020
Analysts $ 720 $ 900 $ 1020
Physicians in training * $ 360 $ 450 $ 540
Researchers** $ 360 $ 450 $ 540
Allied Health Professionals (including nurses) ** $ 360 $ 450 $ 540
       
Daily Registration Packages
Day Card: Wednesday $ 250 $ 300 $ 350
Day Card: Thursday $ 250 $ 300 $ 350
Day Card: Friday $ 300 $ 350 $ 400
Day Card: Saturday $ 200 $ 250 $ 300
       
Teaching courses***  $ 50 $ 75 N/A

* Physicians in training are colleagues born on or after January 1, 1979;
 presentation of an official ID may be required.
** Researchers and allied health professionals must present a letter confirming their status,
 signed by their department head and printed on official letterhead. Nurses must provide proof of employment status.
*** The participant must sign up for one of the registration packages in order to purchase a teaching course.

 


Online Registration

The online registration is now closed. You can still register on-site. Upon your arrival, please report to the "On-site Registrations" desk. In order to accelerate the registration process, we strongly recommend that you fill out the PDF registration form and bring it with you. Please note that only payments made by credit card or cash will be accepted.

The PDF requires Adobe Acrobat Reader available free of charge by clicking here.

DOWNLOAD THE PDF REGISTRATION FORM

 


Registration Hours

(Located on Level 1)

Date Time
 
Tuesday, 9 September 14:00 - 18:00
Wednesday, 10 September 07:00 - 20:00
Thursday, 11 September 07:00 - 20:00
Friday, 12 September 07:00 - 20:00
Saturday, 13 September 07:00 - 12:30

 


Group Registrations

Group registrations are those in which 10 or more individuals fees are paid for with one cheque or bank transfer. In order to make a group registration, please go to the Group Registration” section

The registration for groups is now closed. Please contact the Registration Secretariat by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at +1 514 395-1808 for any request or information.

 


 

What is included?

The Meeting Registration Packages include admission to all scientific sessions, the industrial exhibition, all Satellite Symposia, the Wednesday Exhibit Hall Opening Luncheon, a meeting bag & badge, access to the final program via a mobile app, one USB drive containing all accepted abstracts and posters, a link to MS Journal Online to view all accepted abstracts and posters, an exhibitor guide, a final program-at-a-glance & meeting guide, two lunches, nine coffee breaks and one admission to the Closing Networking Event.

The Day Card Packages include admission to the scientific sessions, Satellite Symposia, activities, lunches and coffee breaks offered on the selected day, a meeting bag & badge, access to the final program via a mobile app, a link to MS Journal Online to view all accepted abstracts and posters, an exhibitor guide and a final program-at-a-glance & meeting guide.

Closing Networking Event is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pre-registration is mandatory.

Teaching courses are not included in the Registration Packages.

 


Early-Bird Rate

The early-bird rate will only be apply to participants whose payment has been received by the Registration Secretariat no later than 31 July 2014, 23:59 (Eastern Time). After this date, the participants will be charged at the regular rate.

If the payment has not been received on 10 September 2014, 23:59 (Eastern Time), participants will be charged the on-site rate.

 


Registration for Teaching Courses

The participant must sign up for one of the Meeting Registration Packages or the Wednesday Card in order to purchase a teaching course.

Due to limited capacity, registrations to the Teaching Courses will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Early booking is recommended to secure your spot. On-site registrations will not be available.

 


Registration for the Closing Networking Event

Closing Networking Event is included in the Meeting Registration Packages and the Friday Day Card but available on first-come, first-served basis. Venue capacity is limited. Pre-registration is mandatory.

 


U.S. Licensed Physicians & National Physician Payment Transparency Program

This section strictly applies to U.S. Licensed Physicians.

In accordance with the National Physician Payment Transparency Program: OPEN Payments (formerly known as Physician Payments Sunshine Act), U.S. licensed physicians’ NPI and specialty(s) are part of the reporting requirement of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

Please note that your information will only be provided IF you participate in a reportable event/activity as defined by legislation.

During the registration process you will have to provide us with your National Provider Identifier (NPI – ten digits) and your specialty.

Privacy

The organizers of the 2014 Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting (MSBoston 2014) care about providing you with information to manage and protect your online privacy. The organizers will retain records solely for keeping records in accordance with ACCME policies.

 


Payment Regulations

Please note that your registration will only be valid once full payment is received by the Registration Secretariat. Priority to activities with limited capacity will be given to those who have paid in full.

All invoices issued must be paid before the Meeting. All amounts are in US dollars. Payments can be made by credit card (secure page on the Meeting website), cheque or bank transfer.

Outstanding amounts will be collected at the on-site rate. When registering at the Registration Desk, please bring a copy of your proof of payment in the event your registration fees were not credited to the Meeting account. A credit card and signature may be required as guarantee of payment.

 


Payment by credit card

Only Visa, MasterCard and Amex credit cards are accepted. The transaction will appear under the name "ACTRIMS". Should there be an error in the automated sum, MS Boston 2014 reserves the right to charge the correct total amount.

 


Payment by cheque

Payment by cheque must be received by the Registration Secretariat before 29 August 2014, 23:59 (Eastern Time) to ensure payments are credited before the Meeting.

All cheques must be accompanied by the transaction number (which appears on the invoice, above the invoicing address, and starts with “MS”) and name of the registered person so as to accelerate registration processing and to ensure payments are correctly credited. Cheques must be in US dollars and made out to "ACTRIMS".

Send your cheque to the following address:

   MS Boston 2014 Registration Secretariat
   c/o Opus 3 Inc.
   417 Saint-Pierre Street, suite 302
   Montréal, Québec H2Y 2M4 Canada

 


Payment by bank transfer

Payment by bank transfer must be received by the Registration Secretariat before 29 August 2014, 23:59 (Eastern Time) to ensure payments are credited before the Meeting.

Please add extra fees of $ 25 USD to the total amount indicated on the invoice to cover bank administration fees.

Please contact the Registration Secretariat by email at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to secure bank transfer information.

The following information must be provided:

  • Full name of participant
  • City, province/state and country of participant
  • Transaction number (which appears on the invoice, above the invoicing address, and starts with “MS”)

Proof of bank transfer must be sent to the Registration Secretariat by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 


Cancellation and refund policies

The participant is liable to pay the registration fees as soon as she/he has registered for the Meeting. If she/he is not attending the Meeting but has not adhered to the following cancellation policies, the complete registration costs have to be paid.

Any cancellation must be sent in writing to the Registration Secretariat.

Refund of registration fees and teaching courses:

  • Before 7 August 2014, 23:59 (Eastern Time), fees will be refunded less 25% administrative charges
  • There will be no refunds for cancellations made after 7 August 2014, 23:59 (Eastern Time)

 


Name substitution

Participants who are registered can be replaced if they provide a written authorization and pay a fee of $ 40 USD, in addition to the complete registration fees. Their entire registration file will then be transferred to their replacement. All substitution requests must be emailed to the Registration Secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Please note that registration cannot be shared by two or more participants. As such, only the participant whose name appears in the registration file may pick up the badge onsite and no further substitutions will be allowed once the badge has been picked up.

 


Badge Replacement

Please note that delegate badges must be worn at all times during the congress. Lost badges will be replaced at a cost of $300 USD.

 


Additional Registration Information

 

Login Profile

When registering, participants will receive along with the confirmation email, a login profile that they can use in order to go back in their file to:

  • Modify their contact information (address, email, phone or fax numbers and food restrictions)
  • Register for Teaching Courses and the Closing Networking Event
  • Print a Statement of Account
  • Choose Opt-out options (see “Permission to contact” section for details)

You can log in to your file by clicking here .

If you are registered by a company, a supporting organization or an agency, you should have received a confirmation email with your login profile. If not please contact the Registration Secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 


Permission to contact

By registering to the 2014 Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting, participants agree to receive email communications from ACTRIMS, the host of the 2014 Joint ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS Meeting.

Participants also agree that their information including email may be shared to the Joint Meeting program partners or supporting organizations for the purpose of providing them information regarding MS products or services or sending them by-invitation only special events or Satellite Symposia.

If participants do not wish to be contacted, Opt-Out Options are available through the online registration form.

 


Invitation letter for visa or grant purposes

The organizers will be pleased to send a letter of invitation to any individual requesting one, once their registration and payment of fees have been received by the Registration Secretariat.

It is to be understood that such an invitation is intended to help potential participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa. It is not a commitment on the part of the Meeting to provide neither a financial support nor a guarantee of visa approval. You may request such a letter from the Registration Secretariat at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 


Information for Italian delegates

Italian delegates who require government permission to attend the conference may wish to contact Alijet & Fargo International S.r.l. to collect and deliver all application forms issued by the Department of Public Health in Rome, Italy.

For further information, please contact:

Fawn Sarkisian
Alijet & Fargo International S.r.l.
Via Petro Marcocelli 44/46
50137 Firenze, Italy
Phone: +39 055 600 555
Fax: +39 055 601 643
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Delegates may wish to contact other companies.

 


Registration Desk

On-site registration will be held at the main meeting venue:
   John B. Hynes Memorial Convention Center
   900 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02115, USA

Opening hours will be posted at a later date.

Upon your arrival, you must report to this counter to register and pick up your badge and tickets for the activities you have signed up for. Please note that you MUST wear your badge at all times.

We recommend that you check-in at the registration counter at least 30 minutes before the start of your activities.

 


Housing

All housing accommodation is to managed by the participant through our MS Boston partner onPeak. Please go to the "Housing" section for details.

 


Tours

Information on Tours and booking procedures will be available at a later date.

For general information about Boston, please refer to the About Boston section or visit the Greater Boston Visitors and Convention Bureau website .

 


Contact us

For additional information, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit the Meeting website .

MS Boston 2014 Registration Secretariat
c/o Opus 3 Inc.
417 Saint-Pierre Street, suite 302
Montréal, Québec H2Y 2M4 Canada
Tel. : +1 514 395-1808 - Fax : +1 514-395-1801

 


Need Help?

For any additional information or technical support, please contact the Registration Secretariat by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at +1 514 395-1808.

 

ACTRIMS SECRETARIAT

For more information on the program, support opportunities, or any general questions, please contact the ACTRIMS Secretariat.

ACTRIMS
22 North Carroll Street, Suite 300
Madison, Wisconsin 53703 USA

+ 1 608 310 8960
info@actrims.org

Logistics Secretariat

For more information about housing, registration, press, media and Boston in general, please contact the Logistics Secretariat.

c/o Opus 3 inc.
417 Saint-Pierre Street, Suite 302
Montréal QC H2Y 2M4 Canada

+ 1 514 395 1808
info@msboston2014.org

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