Registration

Complimentary WiFi will be available throughout the Conference area of the Charlotte Convention Center as well as an internet Café (Room 214 of the CCC) with 6 computer stations.

Advanced conference registration is now closed.  

Please fill out the On-Site Registration form in advance and bring it to the on-site conference registration desk.

The ASC 2014 Registration Desks will be located in Concourse C of the Charlotte Convention Center.  The hours of operation will be as follows:

Sunday, August 10 03:00 p.m. – 08:00 p.m.
Monday, August 11 07:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.
Tuesday, August 12 07:00 a.m. – 06:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 13 07:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 14 07:00 a.m. – 06:00 p.m.
Friday, August 15 07:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

 

Early Registration Fees are available until 11:59 EDT, Friday, June 20, 2014.  Advanced conference registration closes at 11:59 EDT, Friday, August 1, 2014. Onsite registration is available and opens at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 10, 2014.

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION FEES  Early 
March 31 – June 20
 Regular 
June 21 – August 1
 On-Site in Charlotte
beginning August 10
 Full Conference Attendee  $875  $975  $1,075
 Student AttendeeNot available to Post-Doctoral Fellows  $450  $550  $650
 Retiree Attendee  $300  $350  $450

Full Conference Registrations Fees include:

  • Access to all technical sessions
  • Access to all poster sessions
  • Access to the exhibition
  • Admission to all social events including the welcome reception, exhibitor reception and farewell banquet
  • Access to coffee breaks
  • One manuscript submission (must have corresponding presentation at ASC’14 and unique registration code)
  • One DVD with the conference transactions published with IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity.

Please note: The inclusion of the DVD for student and retiree registrations has been made possible by the IEEE Council on Superconductivity. 

DAY PASSES One Day Pass Fee Two Day Pass Fee
Technical Sessions 1 $350 $650
Exhibits Only 2 $150 $250

Day(s) to attend must be selected in advance during the registration process.

1 Includes technical sessions, exhibits and coffee breaks on the selected day(s) only.
2 Includes exhibits and coffee breaks on the selected day(s) only.

ASC Short Courses are offered at an additional fee and take place on Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10, 2014 at The Westin Charlotte. Sign-up for the ASC short courses while registering for the Conference. Click here for ASC 2014 Short Course information.

OTHER SESSION & WORKSHOP
CWsWiSE Workshop* - Sunday, August 10, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at the Westin Charlotte Hotel
Click here for CWsWiSE workshop information. 
Complimentary
Student/Mentor Lunch Session - Tuesday, August 12, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. at the Westin Charlotte Hotel
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Complimentary
* The complimentary registration fee for the CWsWiSE Workshop has been made possible by the IEEE Council on Superconductivity
SOCIAL EVENTS -  click here for more information. Early Fee
March 31 – June 20
Regular Fee
June 21 – Aug. 1
On-Site Fee
Aug. 10 – 15
Companion Social Package – Includes the welcome reception, exhibitor reception & banquet $160 $185 $210
Welcome reception – Sunday, August 10, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. $75
Exhibitor reception – Tuesday, August 12, 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. $65
Banquet – Thursday, August 14, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. $90
OTHER Fee
Fun Run – Wednesday, August 13, 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.
Click here for more information.
$25
Additional Manuscript Submission Click here for more information. $440
Additional Manuscript Page – Click here for more information. $110
Printed Transactions – IEEE Member $100
Printed Transactions – Non IEEE Member - Click here to join IEEE. $175
OPTIONAL TOURS – click here for more information  Fee
Biltmore Estate Tour – Sunday, August 10, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – TOUR CANCELLED  $135
Grandfather Mountain Tour - Sunday, August 10, 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. – FULL CAPACITY HAS BEEN REACHED $87
World of NASCAR – Over the Wall Experience Tour - Sunday, August 10, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – TOUR CANCELLED $75
World of NASCAR – Feel the Thrill Speedway - Wednesday, August 13, 3:30 p.m – 6:30 p.m. – TOUR CANCELLED $67
Lay of the Land City Tour - Sunday, August 10
Five 45-minutes tours departing at 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m.
Due to popular demand a second bus has been added.  More seats are now available. 
Complimentary
Tour tickets are non-refundable.  If the minimum number of participants is not reached by July 10, 2014 the tour(s) will be cancelled and the full ticket price will be refunded.

PAYMENT INFORMATION

All payments must be made in U.S. dollars. Acceptable forms of payment are:

  • Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express)
  • Check (must be drawn on a U.S. Bank in U.S. dollars and made payable to “Applied Superconductivity Conferences, Inc.”
  • Wire Transfer (contact Centennial Conferences for current bank information)*

* Note: ASC 2014 bank information has changed from past ASC’s.  Please make sure to contact Centennial Conferences to receive the current wire instructions.

To qualify for the early registration fee, your payment – not your payment commitment – must be received by June 20, 2014.

Wire transfer and check payments are available for Online registrations through June 20, 2014.  After June 20, 2014 online registrations will be accepted with credit card payment only. For questions  please contact Centennial Conferences at asc@centennialconferences.com.

REGISTRATION CHANGES
Requests to change a conference registration must be made in writing and emailed or faxed to Centennial Conferences.

CANCELLATION REQUESTS
For cancellations, pre-paid registration fees are refundable less a US $95 processing fee if notification of cancellation is received in writing (mail, email, or fax) by Centennial Conferences no later than July 10, 2014. Cancellations after July 10, 2014 will result in forfeiture of the entire registration fee; however, a substitute registrant will be accepted.

PRE-REGISTRATION CUT-OFF
After August 1, 2014 please register on-site.  Advanced Conference registration will be closed at midnight, EST on Friday, August 1, 2014. Mailed, faxed, or emailed registration forms must be received by August 1, 2014 in order to be processed as a pre-registration at the regular conference rates.

REGISTRATION QUESTIONS
Centennial Conferences
908 Main Street, Suite 280
Louisville, CO USA
Phone: [001] 303-499-2299
Fax: [001] 303-499-2599
Email: asc@centennialconferences.com