International Society for Quality of Life Research
International Society for Quality of Life Research

Registration


Registration for the 25th Annual Conference is now open.

 

 


New Benefits Included in Annual Conference Registration Rates

Starting in 2018, ISOQOL’s Annual Conference Registration rates will include membership fees and three buffet lunches. 

Current members will pay the same amount in 2018 as they did in 2017 for their registration and membership. Non-members will pay less in 2018 than 2017. 

    Registration Benefits Comparison

Previous Years

2018 Annual Conference

  • Access to scientific content from Thursday through Saturday - including all plenary sessions, oral and poster sessions, and symposia
     
  • Access to the exhibit area and the Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening
     
  • Two coffee breaks daily, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Access to scientific content from Thursday through Saturday - including all plenary sessions, oral and poster sessions, and symposia
     
  • Access to the exhibit area and the Welcome Reception on Wednesday evening
     
  • Two coffee breaks daily, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
     
  • NEW! Buffet lunch daily on Thursday, Friday and Saturday
     
  • NEW! ISOQOL member registration includes 2019 membership with continued access to full member benefits
     
  • NEW! Nonmember registration includes prorated 2018 membership and 2019 membership with access to full member benefits

Additional conference events such as SIG and Committee Meetings, ISOQOL Member's Business Meeting and Awards Presentation, and the Mentor/Mentee Reception are also included in your registration fees.  We do, however, request that you sign up for these events in advance on the registration form.


2018 Annual Conference Registration Member Rates*

  Advanced
(through 10 September)
Onsite
(after 10 September)
ISOQOL Member $880 $955
Student Member $397 $472
Retired Member $397 $472
Special Member** $382 $457
Regular Patient Research Partner (RPRP) $490 $565
Affiliate Patient Research Partner (APRP) $397 $472

*For descriptions of the different ISOQOL membership types, click here.

 

2018 Annual Conference Registration Non-Member Rates

  Advanced
(through 10 September)
Onsite
(after 10 September)
Non-Member $955 $1,030
Student Non-Member $428 $503
Retired Non-Member $428 $503
Special Non-Member** $405 $480
Regular Patient Research Partner (RPRP) Non-Member $565 $640
Affiliate Patient Research Partner (APRP) Non-Member $428 $503

Current members will pay the same amount in 2018 as they did in 2017 for their registration and membership. Non-members will pay less in 2018 than 2017. 

All registration rates are in US Dollars and include membership, meeting registration and three buffet lunches.  

**The Special Member and Special Nonmember Registration Rate are for individuals with an annual income of less than $15,000 USD and/or individuals from developing countries. Click here for a list of eligible countries.

 


Ticketed Events

Tickets are required for Workshops, Roundtables, IPRO Course, and the Closing Dinner. Event tickets can be purchased for an additional fee through conference registration.

Non-members who are not attending the conference may purchase a ticket to the workshops or IPRO course at the Non-Conference Attendee rate within their classification. Members who are not attending the conference may purchase a ticket to the workshops or IPRO course at the Attendee rate within their classification.

Workshops

  Advanced
(through 10 September)
Onsite
(after 10 September)
ISOQOL Member $150 $225
Student/Retired/Special/RPRP/APRP Member $50 $50
Non-Conference Attendee
Student/Retired/Special/RPRP/APRP Non-Member
$75 $75
Non-Conference Attendee
Non-Member
$200 $275

Prices are for individual half-day workshops.

 

Introduction to Patient-Reported Outcomes (IPRO) Course

  Ticket Rate
ISOQOL Member $350
Student/Retired/Special/RPRP/APRP Member $150
Non-Conference Attendee
Non-Member
$450
Non-Conference Attendee
Student/Retired/Special/RPRP/APRP Non-Member
$200

Course registration includes: materials, copy of official ISOQOL Dictionary, two coffee breaks and lunch. Certificates will be issued to participants upon completion of the course evaluation.

 

Introduction to Patient-Centered Outcomes Research (PCOR) for the Pharma/Biotech Industry

  Ticket Rate
ISOQOL Member $350
Student/Retired/Special/RPRP/APRP Member $150
Non-Conference Attendee
Non-Member
$450
Non-Conference Attendee
Student/Retired/Special/RPRP/APRP Non-Member
$200

Course registration includes: materials, copy of official ISOQOL Dictionary, two coffee breaks and lunch. Certificates will be issued to participants upon completion of the course evaluation.

 

Roundtables

  Advanced
(through 10 September)
Onsite
(after 10 September)
All Attendees $35 $45

Closing Dinner

  Advanced
(through 10 September)
Onsite
(after 10 September)
All Attendees $125 $140
Guests $125 $140

Location: Royal College of Physicians Ireland

 


Payment Information

Payment for registration fees must be made in US dollars. ISOQOL accepts MasterCard, Visa, Discover, and American Express credit cards. Checks are accepted, but must be in US dollars, drawn on a US bank and payable to ISOQOL. Payment by electronic bank transfer is also accepted.
Contact the ISOQOL Office at info@isoqol.org for details.

Photography Disclaimer
By registering for the ISOQOL Annual Conference, I hereby give my consent to be photographed by ISOQOL staff for purposes of advertising and public display.

Communication Disclaimer 
By registering/attending this event, constitutes consent for the ISOQOL to communicate with you via fax, e-mail, mail, text messaging, instant messaging, social media and to make you aware of products and services.

ISOQOL Attendee List
Please indicate on the online registration or PDF from if you allow ISOQOL to INCLUDE your email address and contact information on the ISOQOL Attendee List for distribution to all conference delegates.

 


Cancellation Policy and Fees

All registration cancellations by participants should be made through the event registration website.

Cancellations made by 10 August 2018 Cancellations made between 11 August 2018 and 10 September Cancellations made after 10 September
10% of total registration costs 50% of total registration costs No refund

Workshop or Closing Dinner: Cancellation of ticketed event will be fully refunded, if the request is received in writing or made online by 10 September. Cancellations received after 10 September are not eligible for a refund.

ISOQOL shall not be liable for reimbursing the cost of travel or accommodation arrangements made by individual delegates.

ISOQOL reserves the right to cancel any event due to lack of enrollment or other factors. In the event of a cancellation, registered participants will be notified by e-mail and will have the option to exchange their ticket for an available alternative, or to receive a complete refund.

 


Letters of Invitation

The ISOQOL office will send letters of invitation upon request. (Please note, in order to receive this letter participants must have an accepted abstract at the annual conference.) It should be understood that this letter is only to help participants raise travel funds or obtain a visa, and is not a commitment on the part of ISOQOL to provide financial support.

To find out if a visa is required to enter the country, or how long an application will take to process, please check with your local embassy. We advise you to request a letter of invitation at your earliest convenience.

To request a letter of invitation, e-mail the ISOQOL Office at info@isoqol.org. Please include the following:

  • Full name, postal, and e-mail address of each individual requesting a letter of invitation.
  • Embassy or consulate to which the letter should be addressed. 

Letters of invitation will be e-mailed to the requesting individual, NOT to the embassy or consulate. Please allow up to five (5) business days for processing your request.

 


Certificates of Attendance

Certificates of attendance will be distributed electronically directly following the conference.

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR QUALITY OF LIFE RESEARCH
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100, Milwaukee, WI USA 53202
Phone: +1 (414) 918-9797; Fax: +1 (414) 276-3349
Email: info@isoqol.org

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