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All meeting attendees (e.g. participants, session organizers, speakers, CMS members, and students) are required to pay the appropriate registration fee.

Your support helps us expand our programs and continue to offer affordable rates to junior researchers.


Registration of Other Attendees

If you wish to register someone else for the conference and pay their registration fee, please sign on to your account, select the appropriate category, and add their name to the attendee contact details page.  If you wish to add more than one attendee, click continue shopping to get a new page.

Registration of Multiple Attendees

If you wish to register a number of individuals or students, please email and we will create your very own coupon code so they can register hassle-free. CMS will then issue an invoice to you or your university for payment. 


Registration Fees
Registration fees are given in Canadian and US dollars. US and Canadian rates are the same. The CMS subsidizes rates for Canadian attendees.

Please note that CMS members need to be logged in to see the member rates.

If you don't see the meeting information click "search by year"

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*NEW! CMS VIP Member Pass

CMS Members or student members can now save 30% and purchase the new all inclusive package which includes  workshops, mini courses, (1) banquet ticket, and a CMS gift box which includes (1) book from the Springer/CMS Book series of your choice (see list of titles), and CMS gifts including a shirt/hoodie and other CMS merchandise. The gift box will be mailed before the meeting. If purchasing the package, please note your shirt size in the comment section of the registration survey. 

Refund Policy 
Participants wishing to cancel their registration must notify the CMS ( in writing by May 20 to receive a refund less a 10% processing fee. We encourage those with contributed abstracts to wait until your paper is accepted before registering.


Confirmed speakers are required to register to the meeting before they can submit an abstract. The online abstract submission system enables this feature through cross-verification with the meeting registration database.

Mini Courses

The CMS is organizing three-hour mini-courses to add more value to meetings and make them attractive for students and researchers to attend. The mini-courses will be held on Friday, June 2, and include topics suitable for graduate students, postdocs and other interested parties. 

Registration fees for the mini courses are: 

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CMS Professional Development Series

The CMS Professional Development Series is a small number of workshops held at each meeting (whenever possible) to offer CMS Members and meeting attendees the opportunity to broaden their career perspectives, and help develop competencies in communication, self-awareness, professional adaptability, leadership, and professionalism. Each attendee will receive a CMS Professional Development Series certificate of completion after each workshop. Each workshop has either lunch or a large snack break included in the rate. 

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