ASV Registration

Register for ASV 2019



Online Registration

Use the online registration when paying with a credit card. After registering online you will receive “Registration Confirmation” and “Receipt” emails from (check your Spam folder if you don’t see them in your email inbox).

Conference Fees

  Early Bird Special (before 5/15) Regular Registration (5/15–7/18) Late Registration (begins 7/19)
ASV Member $600 $675 $750
ASV Member - Post Doc $500 $575 $650
Graduate Student $475 $550 $625
Undergraduate Student $325 $400 $475
Non-Member $750 $825 $900

More Registration Options

Additional Fee 

Guest - $250 - This option includes the welcome reception, evening socials, three dining hall lunches and three dining hall dinners (Sunday-Tuesday) and the Tuesday evening dance. No admittance to scientific sessions allowed.

Tuesday Dinner at McNamara Alumni Center - $50.00 (Tuesday Dance is free)

Vet Virology Lunch (Sunday, July 21) - $10 (for ASV members and non-members; free for postdocs, grad students, undergrads)

Saturday, July 20 Satellite Symposium 8:30am–3:15pm - $75.00 (includes break refreshments and lunch)

Attendees will be able to choose one of the following sessions:

  • Structural Aspects of Virus Evolution: Convergence vs Divergence

  • Careers in Teaching Academia: Becoming a Virologist in a Teaching-focused Institution

  • Autophagy and Viruses

  • DNA and RNA Editing in Virus Evolution

  • Howard Temin’s Legacy: Innovations in Virology

2019 ASV T-Shirt - $15.00

ASV Annual Meeting T-Shirt with logo front/back







Exhibitors (including SciArt) - Contact for more information 

No Fee (limited space, register early)

Discussion Tables

The Education and Career Development Committee will be sponsoring free, limited-capacity lunch and dinner conversation tables for students and post-docs. Students and post-docs with interest in attending can select their top 3 choices. Attendees will be chosen by a lottery system and notified prior to the conference for confirmation of the event they have been selected to attend.

Faculty and non-student attendees are being offered the opportunity to lead these conversation tables and will have a chance to select the topic(s) they’re interested in hosting through registration.

Discussion Table Topics

  • Careers in biotech

  • Careers in teaching-focused Institutions

  • Choosing a post-doc to meet your needs

  • Developing your online presence or "branding"

  • Getting Tenure

  • How do I write my first solid draft of a manuscript?

  • How peer review works, using JVI as an example

  • How to network in your career

  • How to survive your first ASV meeting

  • Imposter syndrome

  • Personality and interpersonal relationships in the lab

  • Public speaking -- tips for overcoming anxiety and rocking it out!

  • Time management and how to get my $^&^ thesis finished

  • What is a post-doc that focuses on teaching?

  • When do I have kids in my science career?

Visa Applications

Individuals requiring an official letter of invitation in order to obtain a visa or permission to attend the 
meeting may request one from Rhonda Layer, Program Director, University of Minnesota, at To obtain an official letter of invitation, applicants must first register and pay meeting registration fees for the conference, per ASV policy. The letter does not imply that University of Minnesota or the ASV will cover any travel expenses or conference fees for the registrant. Please include the following in your email to Rhonda:

  • Full name as it appears on your passport
  • Professional or academic title
  • Name of your school, department, institution, lab, or business
  • Full mailing address

ASV recommends that you apply for your visa at least 4 to 5 months prior to your departure date. The ASV annual meeting is in July, so you should apply in March.

Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel your registration, a refund, minus $75, will be issued if you cancel by June 20, 2019. Cancellations after this date will not be eligible for a refund. Please email to cancel your registration, or fax a request to 612-624-5359.