ACR 2017 Conference Registration

Conference Rate Description

The conference registration fee covers all conference sessions, luncheons, the Thursday Welcome Reception, the Friday Working Paper Reception, and the Saturday Night Gala.

  • Registrations received on or before September 14, 2017, are the basis for conference planning, and are thus discounted.
  • Between September 15, 2017 and October 13, 2017, the regular conference fee will apply.
  • After October 14, 2017, registrations must be on-site and incur additional charges.
  • Non-member conference fees include a one-year ACR membership.
  • Expired memberships will be automatically renewed for one year with your non-member registration.

All costs are quoted in U.S. Dollars. The fee is all-inclusive.

By September 14, 2017 September 15 to October 13, 2017 On site
ACR Member $595 $690 $800
Non-member $690 $785 $895
Student/Retired ACR Member $380 $450 $525
Student/Retired non-member $420 $490 $565
Doctoral Symposium Registration $75 $85 $120
Early Career Mentoring Workshop $10 $25 $35

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Member Personal Information:

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Conference Information:

Recording and Sharing Policy:*

ACR Conferences provide a forum for scholars to share unpublished work in progress that has not yet received the full scrutiny of a journal review process. Taking photos of slides or otherwise recording, duplicating, or sharing voice or visual content requires the explicit and advance permission of the presenter.


ACR Doctoral Symposium (Ph.D. Students Only)

The Doctoral Symposium will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017, 8:15am to 4:50pm. Download Symposium Schedule.

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Which of the following best describes your primary research methodology?

Please select up to three topics from the drop-down menu that best describe your dissertation research or other research that you would like feedback on during the symposium.

Please select up to three of the following substantive domain areas that you are interested in learning more about.

Early Career Mentoring Workshop:
Spin UpSpin Down The Workshop will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2017, 2:45pm – 4:45pm and is targeted to faculty members who are pre-tenure. The event will begin with a panel discussion during which time attendees will hear panelists' perspectives on a variety of issues such as mid-career moves, choosing external evaluators, advising PhD students, managing a research portfolio, and balancing work and family. Following the panel, participants will attend roundtable discussions consisting of additional faculty drawn from a variety of different types of institutions located around the globe. (Fee applies only to workshop attendees, not to faculty fellows and panelists.)
Only the first 100 will be able to join.
Attendance Preferences:*

To help us best plan the conference, please let us know whether you plan to attend the following events (all events listed below are included in the conference registration fee):

ACR Fellows Address (Thursday, October 26, 2017, 5pm-6:30pm)

Welcome Reception (Thursday, October 26, 2017, 6:30pm-8:30pm)

Working Paper Reception (Friday, October 27, 6:30pm-8:30pm)

Saturday Night Gala at the San Diego Air and Space Museum (Saturday, October 28, 2017, 8pm – 12pm)

Transportation to the Museum will be provided. Shuttles will run continuously between the conference hotel to the Museum (approximately 15-minute drive), so attendees can arrive and depart at their convenience.

  • Museum Simulators and Interactive Areas will be open throughout the evening.
  • Live music by Brand Inequity (Wharton’s own Bob Meyer, Americus Reed, David Bell and Keith Niedermeier).
  • Heavy appetizers and hosted bar/beverages are included.
  • Dress: casual.

Additional Gala Guests
    Spin UpSpin Down Select number of additional guest ticket(s) to the Gala at $60 per guest
Food Preferences:*

To help ACR manage food costs and avoid wasted food, please carefully consider if you will be attending lunch before choosing an entrée.

Friday’s Lunch Entree

Saturday’s Lunch Entree

Please indicate any dietary restrictions:


Proceedings Format:

How would you like to receive the ACR 2017 Conference Proceedings?

For hardcopy, PLEASE verify your full mailing address on your web account soon after the conference. The Proceedings will be mailed to the address in your profile. Copies returned as undeliverable will be reshipped for a fee.

Shipping rates:United States: $10  /  Canada: $40 /  Mexico: $50
Europe/South America: $60 /  Asia/Middle East/Africa/Australia: $70
Option to Offset Your Travel Footprint:

While there is a tremendous social, educational, and economic benefit in bringing people together, there is also the unintended climate impact of getting people to and from the event. As in recent years, ACR 2017 has partnered with Terrapass to offer you the opportunity to offset the climate impact associated with your transportation to the conference. We hope a $10 donation (reduced from $27 in 2016) will resonate with the ACR community.

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PLEASE NOTE: This is a multi-step registration process, and you are not officially registered until you complete the process and receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email, YOU ARE NOT REGISTERED for the conference. Please retain digital copies of your confirmation email and receipt where they can be accessed as needed upon check in.

Refund Policy: Requests for registration refunds will be honored if a written notification of cancellation is received by Rajiv Vaidyanathan, Executive Director of ACR ( on or before October 13, 2017. A $50.00 processing fee will be deducted from all registration refunds. Requests for refunds will not be honored after October 13, 2017.

Please send an e-mail to to request a hard copy of the registration form if you are unable to register online.