PRISM - American Society for Engineering Education - 2006 Annual conference - June 18-21 FEBRUARY 2006 - VOLUME 15, NUMBER 6 - SPECIAL ISSUE: 2006 Annual conference
conference features

There are three ways to register for the annual conference:

  1. Online at
    Please note: Credit cards (Visa, MasterCard or AMEX) and purchase orders are the only acceptable forms of payment online. If a purchase order is used as payment, a copy must be faxed to the registrar’s attention, (202) 265-8504, once online registration is completed.

  2. Fax with credit card (Visa, MasterCard or AMEX) information or purchase order (copy required) to the registrar’s attention, (202) 265-8504.

  3. Mail check or credit card information to:
    ASEE 2006 – Convention & Seminar Corp.
    P.O. Box 10819-C
    Chantilly, VA 20153-0819

Registration Rates

Online Registration Rates


Until 3/1 3/2 - 5/17
Registration type Early Advance
Member $352 $407
Nonmember $464 $528
Retiree Member $176 $204
Life member $50 $50
Student member $0 $0
Student nonmember $50 $50
Spouse/Guest $50 $70
Industry Day $200 $200
Child (ages 6-16) $30 $30
Children (ages 5 and under) Free Free

Fax or Mail Registration Rates
Until 3/1 3/2-5/17 After 5/17
Registration type Early Advance On-site
Member $387 $442 $475


$499 $563 $596
Retiree Member $194 $221 $238

Life member

$85 $85 $85
Student member $0 $0 $0

Student nonmember

$50 $50 $50
Spouse/Guest $85 $105 $125

Industry Day

$235 $235 $235
Child (ages 6-16) $30 $30 $30

(ages 5 and under)

Free Free Free

Registration Conditions

All registration rates
All mailed registrations must be postmarked by the deadline date to be eligible for the applicable rate.

Retiree Member rate
To be eligible for this rate you must be both (1) a current ASEE member in good standing and (2) you must have been in the Retired Member membership category as of Dec. 31, 2005.

Student rate
Students must present their current student ID at registration.

Spouse/guest rate
Spouses/guests and children must be registered for the conference to participate in any conference event. The only exception is the society-wide picnic (tickets for nonregistered individuals are $45). Another faculty member or peer is not considered a spouse/guest and must be registered as a full registrant.

Industry Day rate
The Industry Day rate is available only to members of industry who otherwise would not have attended the ASEE annual conference. This rate is valid only for Tuesday, June 20, 2006. ASEE members are not eligible.

Give a student at your university the chance to experience the 2006 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Each full-conference registrant will have the opportunity to bring one student to the conference at no additional charge. This complimentary student registration includes admission to the technical sessions and the exposition, allows students to register for all tours and includes the conference bag/program/proceedings and entry to the annual reception on Wednesday evening. To be eligible, the student must:

  • Be currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Be registered on a full-conference registrant’s form
  • Accompany the full-conference registrant to registration with their current student ID

Note: Only one student may be registered as ‘Bring-a-Student’ per full-conference registration.

Purchase Order Payments
If you submit a purchase order as payment for your registration (including guests and tickets), a check must be received by ASEE within 30 days of the date submitted. Registrations with purchase orders older than 30 days will be cancelled. In the event your registration is cancelled due to nonpayment of your purchase order, you can register again, and the current applicable rate will apply.

Purchase orders will be accepted for payment only before the advance registration deadline of May 17, 2006.

Payment for on-site registration must be made with cash, credit card or check at the time of registration. Deferred billing is not available for on-site registration.

A confirmation will be sent via fax or e-mail for mailed or faxed registrations within three to five days of receiving your registration form. Online registrations will have an immediate confirmation. Please be sure to bring a copy of your confirmation with you to on-site registration.

Registration Questions
If you have questions about registration, please e-mail the ASEE registrar, Leighann Watson, at or call (202) 331-3533.

Ticket Sales
To order tickets for workshops, meal functions, professional tours, special events and family tours, complete the ticketed event section of the conference registration form. Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Please note that on-site ticket sales close the day before the event takes place. Be sure to register early as space is limited.

Refund and Cancellation Policy
Cancellation of registrations and all ticketed events must be received in writing via mail at ASEE 2006, ASEE – Convention & Seminar Corp., P.O. Box 10819-C, Chantilly, VA 20153-0819 or e-mail at or fax at (202) 265-8504 ON OR BEFORE MAY 17, 2006. A $50 processing fee will apply to all registration cancellations. Refunds will not be made for no-shows or for requests received after May 17, 2006. No exceptions will be made.

On-Site Registration
On-site conference registration will be available at the Hyatt Regency Grand registration desk in the East Gold Tower. Attendees for Sunday morning workshops should check-in at registration Saturday afternoon.

Registration Hours
Saturday, June 18 Noon - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 19 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Monday, June 20 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, June 21 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, June 22 8:00 a.m. - Noon

Local Information Desk
A local information desk will be located in the lobby of the Hyatt Regency. Stop by to receive suggestions on restaurants, sightseeing and transportation while you’re in Chicago.

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My Kind of Town - Whether it's baseball, King Tut's treasures, a one-of-a-kind exhibit with working models of Leonardo da Vinci's inventions or the Magnificent Mile, Chicago has something for everyone. - By Alan Solomon
Conference at a Glance
Conference Highlights
2006 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition - June 18-21, 2006 - Chicago
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