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Registration Information Frequently Asked Questions

How do I register to attend the AOM Annual Meeting, and can I also renew my membership at the time of registration?

Visit our Online Registration System and follow the prompts to complete your Annual Meeting registration. If your membership is up for renewal, you will be prompted to renew your membership prior to registering. Your membership must be current through at least August 31, 2020 in order to register for the Annual Meeting.

I registered for the AOM Annual Meeting, but did not receive a receipt of payment.

To access a receipt of payment for the AOM Annual Meeting, please sign in to your AOM account and select “My Profile” at the top right of the screen. When you have reached the “My Profile” page, select the "My Account" tab. Your receipts are located under the "Financial History" heading. You may access all your past AOM receipts and you have the option to print and/or email a copy to yourself or a third party.

I have already registered for the Annual Meeting, but would like to add a guest.

  • An optional $30 All-Academy Guest Pass can be added to your conference registration.
  • Please sign in to your AOM account and select the "Annual Meeting" tab. Scroll down to the " All- Academy Guest Pass " button where you may add or edit guest information. Guest refers to a spouse, child 18 years or older, partner, or companion who is not an active or former member of the Academy and is NOT associated with the Academy.
  • Limit of 1 (one) guest per registered attendee and is subject to the terms of the Guest Cancellation Policy.
  • Children under 18 do not require a wristband and must be supervised at all times.
What is included with the All-Academy Guest Pass?

The All-Academy Guest Pass includes complimentary Wi-Fi (in designated areas), access to the Exhibit Hall, Exhibit Hall Opening Reception and The All- Academy Sessions featuring: The All-Academy Networking Breakfast, the Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony and the All-Academy Reception. Guests must wear their official All-Academy Wristband to enter the Exhibit Hall and the All- Academy events.
Are All-Academy Guests allowed into sessions?

Attendees registered as All-Academy Guests are not permitted access to pre-conference workshops or any scholarly  sessions at any time. To attend any sessions, guests must be registered for the conference. 
Why is there a charge for Guests?

The Academy of Management  strives to provide the best experience for both Registered Attendees and their guests.  Over the years guest attendance has grown significantly, as have the costs from our suppliers and the services that are provided . To continue providing the level of service our guests have come to expect, effective 2019 The Academy of Management will begin charging a fee of $30.  The benefits included with the guest pass are enhanced unlimited WIF in dedicated areas, Exhibit Hall access, Exhibit Hall Opening Reception and the All Academy Events featuring: The All-Academy Networking Breakfast, the Presidential Address and Awards Ceremony and the All-Academy Reception.

I submitted my registration by fax or mail. How long will it take to process my registration?

Registration forms are processed within 5-10 business days of receipt. If you need to be registered any earlier, you may complete your registration online for immediate confirmation. All registrants will receive an e-mail confirmation once the registration and payment have been processed successfully.

Why can't I submit my registration form via email?

In order to follow the PCI compliance guidelines, and to protect the security of your personal information, we will not accept credit card payment via e-mail or e-mail attachments.

Are meals included in the Annual Meeting registration fee?

No meals are included in the Annual Meeting registration fee.

I am no longer able to attend the AOM Annual Meeting. How do I cancel my registration, and will I receive a refund of the fees?

The deadline for Annual Meeting Registration cancellations is July 17, 2020. There will be no refunds after this date.  To cancel registration for any reason or to cancel and charge an alternate credit card, a cancellation request must be submitted by the registrant to, in writing to the Academy of Management. A Processing Fee of $30 will be applied at the time of cancellation. Any additional Professional Development Workshops for which the attendee has registered will also be cancelled. If the cancellation request is not received before the posted cancellation deadline, no refund will be issued. After this date, refunds cannot be granted due to contractual obligations and guarantees. This also extends to registration for any Professional Development Workshops and social events requiring separate enrollment.

I'm only attending the Annual Meeting for one day, do I still have to register and what is the cost?

The registration fees are a flat rate based on the registrant category. We do not offer a discounted rate for abbreviated attendance. View the registration rates for this year's Annual Meeting.

Do all presenters and session participants have to register for the Annual Meeting?

Yes. Per the AOM Annual Meeting Registration and Attendance Policy, all attendees, including individuals scheduled on the official Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting Program, are required to register and pay the appropriate registration fee in order to participate in any capacity at the Annual Meeting. This includes: authors, award recipients, coordinators, discussants, facilitators, hosts, distinguished speakers, moderators, organizers, speakers, participants, presenters, panelists, placement interviewers, secretaries, treasurers, and any division-elected or appointed volunteers, regardless of membership status. Registration for the Annual Meeting is MANDATORY to participate in any session. Please note: your membership must be current through at least August 31, 2020 in order to register for the AOM Annual Meeting. When registering, you have the option to select Academic, Executive or Student as your registration category. View the registration rates for this year's Annual Meeting. 

How do I edit my name badge?

To edit your name badge, please sign in to your AOM account and select the "Annual Meeting" tab. Scroll down until you see a preview of your name badge. You will be able to update how your first name, affiliation and country appear on your name badge. Be sure to hit the UPDATE button to save your changes.

How do I add or edit my emergency contact information?

To add or update emergency contact information, please sign in to your AOM account and select the "Annual Meeting" tab. Scroll to the "EMERGENCY CONTACT INFORMATION" button to make updates.

How do I obtain a letter to assist with my Visa application?

The Academy can provide a Registration Letter or Program Participation Letter to assist with your travel to attend the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. To obtain a Registration Letter you must be registered to attend the AOM Annual Meeting. A Program Participation letter is ONLY available to individuals listed on the AOM Annual Meeting Program as a speaker or presenter. A Program Participation letter will be available once the online program has been completed (May). Please visit your AOM Member Profile and click on the ‘Annual Meeting’ tab. Scroll down and click on the “Registration Letter” or “Program Participation Letter” button. This will direct you to a page with your requested letter, where you have the option to print. You will only have access to a specific letter type if you meet the above criteria. The Academy of Management does NOT provide letters for guests.

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