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


Registration for the 26th Annual Conference will open in early May 2019.

Registration rates, payment information, and further details are included below to help you plan.

Annual Conference Registration Rates and Benefits

ISOQOL’s Annual Conference Registration rates include membership fees and three buffet lunches. 


Registration Benefits

  • Access to scientific content from Monday – Wednesday, including all plenary sessions, oral and poster sessions, and symposia
  • Access to the exhibit area and the Welcome Reception on Sunday evening
  • Morning coffee service daily, from first session through conclusion of morning poster session, Monday – Wednesday
  • Afternoon coffee break daily, Monday – Wednesday
  • Buffet lunch daily, Monday – Wednesday
  • Membership dues
    • ISOQOL member registration includes 2020 membership with continued access to full member benefits
    • Nonmember registration includes prorated 2019 membership and 2020 membership with access to full member benefits
  • Additional conference events such as SIG and Committee Meetings are also included in your registration fees. We request that you sign up for these events in advance during the online registration process.


2019 Annual Conference Registration Member Rates*

(through 23 September)
(from 24 September)
ISOQOL Member $900 $975
Student Member $412 $487
Retired Member $412 $487
Special Member ** $397 $472
Regular Patient Research Partner (RPRP) $505 $580
Affiliate Patient Research Partner (APRP) $412 $487

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


2019 Annual Conference Registration Non-Member Rates

(through 23 September)
(from 24 September)
Non-Member $975 $1,050
Student Non-Member $443 $518
Retired Non-Member $443 $518
Special Non-Member** $420 $495
Regular Patient Research Partner (RPRP) Non-Member $580 $655
Affiliate Patient Research Partner (APRP) Non-Member $443 $518

All registration rates are in US dollars and include membership, conference fees 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.


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

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


Cancellation Policy and Fees

All conference registration cancellations by participants should be made through the event registration website. A cancellation fee is incurred based on the date of cancellation and your registration classification, as follows:

  • Cancellations made by 12 August 2019: 10% of total registration costs
  • Cancellations made between 13 August and 23 September 2019: 50% of total registration costs  
  • Cancellations made after 23 September: No refund

Ticketed Events: Cancellation for ticketed events made before 23 September will be granted a full refund. Cancellations for ticketed events received after 23 September will not be 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. If ISOQOL cancels an event, 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 from ISOQOL at your earliest convenience.

To request a letter of invitation, e-mail the ISOQOL Office at 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 to those who indicated receipt on their registration form.

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Phone: +1 (414) 918-9797; Fax: +1 (414) 276-3349

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Throughout the website, ISOQOL provides outside resources that may provide assistance to people interested in health-related quality of life and its assessment. It is recommended that readers conduct their own evaluation of the information outside of ISOQOL activities.


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