Every participant or guest who attends any part of the ASV 2017 meeting or satellite functions, must register. While online registration is preferred, registrations can also be taken over the phone (7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Central Standard Time (CST) Monday-Friday) at (608) 262-2451or by fax to (608) 265-3163. until 4:30 p.m. CST on June 16, 2017.


On - site Registration
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To find out more about membership to the American Society for Virology, visit the Society website at  New members must have received approval of membership and paid the required dues on or before June 1st to be eligible for the ASV Member registration rate for the meeting.

Registration includes admission to the Welcome Reception, all ASV scientific sessions, morning refreshment breaks, poster sessions, high speed internet connection, evening socials, three lunches (Sunday, Monday and Tuesday), three dinners (Sunday, Monday and Tuesday) at Monona Terrace Convention Center, and admission to the dance on Tuesday evening. Drink tickets for selected social events are also included.  Upon check-in at the Registration desk (Monona Terrace Convention Center), registered participants will receive a name badge which MUST be worn for access to all ASV scientific sessions, conference events, meals, and satellite symposia functions.

The Guest registration fee of $200 includes admission to all meals including the Tuesday night banquet, the Saturday afternoon Welcome Reception, and the evening socials; NO admittance to scientific sessions.

Payment of Registration Fees: Payment must be made in U.S. dollars by credit card, bank wire transfer, or personal check. Full payment is required with registration. 

On-Site Registration: ASV 2017 on-site registration and the distribution of name badges and meeting materials for pre-registered participants will be at the Monona Terrace beginning on Friday, June 23rd, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and continuing at designated times throughout the meeting.


All on line and Fax registrations must be received by 11:59 p.m. CST on June 16, 2017. After this date, please visit the ASV Registration booth on - site at Monona Terrace Convention Center beginning Friday, June 23, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.


UW Extension Registration Services will confirm your registration. All registrations  will be confirmed with an autoreply email. If an email is not provided, a confirmation will be sent by mail.

Cancellation and Refunds

Registration cancellation requests must be made in writing by email to or by fax to: (608) 265-3163 no later than 11:59 p.m. CST, June 1, 2017 to qualify for a partial refund (less a $75 administrative fee). There will be no refunds for cancellation requests received after June 1, 2017. Persons who register for the conference but are unable to attend may send a substitute. In the unlikely event that this program is cancelled or postponed due to unforeseen circumstances, UW Extension Registration Services will fully refund registration fees, however, neither UW Extension Registration Services, UW Extension Conference Planning Services  nor ASV can be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.


ASV encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing special accommodations or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Ann Feist ( by June 1, 2017 to arrange appropriate accommodations.

Optional Events & Items

Satellite Symposia: The following satellite symposia and workshop will be held simultaneously on Saturday, June 23 from 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. at Monona Terrace Convention Center. Lunch is included and pre-registration is required.

  • Veterinary Vaccines: Challenges and Breakthroughs
  • Virus/Host Co-Evolutionary Processes
  • Mathematical Virology
  • Comparisons and Contrasts between Animal and Plant Vector-borne Viruses

  • How To...A Career Planning Workshop for Junior Virologists

World Health Organization Celebration - First Come, first served.  Free
A spotlight on history: 65 years of influenza surveillance
Sunday, June 25rd, from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Communications Workshop - First Come, first served.  Free.
Science Journalism: From radio to print
Tuesday, June 27, from 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Virology Education Workshop - First Come, first served.  Free.
Sunday, June 25, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Career Development Workshop - First Come, first served.  Free 
Tuesday June 27, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

For more information, visit the Program page by clicking HERE.

High Speed Wi-Fi: We strongly recommend that attendees purchase high speed Wi-Fi (10mbps) access at an advanced purchase price of $10 for ONE device, for the 5 days of the conference. The cost to purchase  high speed access on site is $10.00 per day. The free Wi-Fi (768kbps) at Monona Terrace Convention Center will support use of the conference app but it will not support downloading the app itself, video streaming,  remote desktop or video skype. Guests planning to use the free Wi-Fi MUST download the app prior to arriving at Monona Terrace Convention Center.

ASV T-Shirts: Limited quantities and sizes of the ASV 2017 t-shirt will be available for purchase on-site during the conference. All sizes are $14.17 plus tax totaling $15.00.