Oct. 4–7, 2017

Indianapolis, IN

Congress Program Sections

Registration and Fees

Three Ways to Register

  • Online Registration

    Use the online registration links below if paying by credit card.

  • Faxed Registrations

    Print the registration form and fax it to the AARC. Instructions are on the form.

  • Mailed Registrations

    Print the registration form and mail it to the AARC. Instructions are on the form.

A receipt for your registration fee(s) will be sent to you prior to your departure for Congress. Present this receipt on-site to receive your name badge and your registration packet(s).

Congress Registration Fees

4-day Congress Registration

  Through Aug. 7 After Aug. 7 and On-site
AARC Member $425 $475
AARC Senior Member $110 $120
AARC Student Member $50* $75*
Non-Member $565** $600**
Non-Member Student Not available $75* (must register on-site with proof of current enrollment)
Spouse Not available $50 (must register on-site)
*Students do not earn CRCE credit.
**You may become an AARC Member prior to registering. If you opt to pay the non-member Congress 4 days fee, you are entitled to a complimentary 12-month AARC membership. Memberships included in the non-member rate will be activated within 30 days after Congress 2017.

Register for Congress

Download Registration Form

You can fill out the registration form and bring it with you for on-site registration.

Daily Congress Registration (available on-site only)

  Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
AARC Member $235 $235 $235 $150
AARC Senior Member $60 $60 $60 $30
AARC Student Member $35* $35* $35* $25*
Non-Member $350 $350 $350 $215
Non-Member Student $35* $35* $35* $25*
Spouse Not available Not available Not available Not available
*Students do not earn CRCE credit.
On-site Registration Hours
Tuesday, Oct. 3 10:00 am–6:00 pm
Wednesday, Oct. 4 7:00 am–4:00 pm
Thursday, Oct. 5 7:30 am–4:00 pm
Friday, Oct. 6 8:00 am–4:00 pm
Saturday, Oct. 7 8:00 am–10:00 am
8:00 am–2:00 pm — CRCE assistance available

Congress Day Tripper Packages

A cost-saving group rate is available for AARC members and nonmembers. Details and purchasing instructions are on the Day Tripper Package page.

Active Duty Military

A special military discount is available for all health care professionals, not just respiratory therapists, on active duty in all branches of the US armed forces, as well as military reservists recalled to active duty.

Congress Pre-Courses

  • All pre-courses will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017.
  • Pre-courses run concurrently. You may register for only one of the courses.
  • You must attend the entire course to receive CRCE credit; no partial credit will be given.
  • Course capacities are limited.
  • Pre-registration is required. Deadline: Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, or when course is full.

AARC Pre-Course
Preparing for a Pandemic: The Strategic National Stockpile — Mechanical Ventilation Workshop

1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Course is free, but pre-registration is required.

Register for AARC Pre-course

Teleflex Pre-Course
Arterial Fundamentals: Ultrasound Guided Arterial Catheter Insertion

8:00 am–5:00 pm (lunch on your own)

Registration is $100 for members, $150 for non-members.

Register for Teleflex Pre-course

Monaghan Medical Inc Pre-Course
RT Leader Workshop: Defining and Communicating The Value

1:00 pm–5:00 pm

Registration is $75 for members, $100 for non-members.

Register for Monaghan Pre-Course