ASIST2010 is the ASIS&T Annual Meeting, being held at the Grand Pittsburgh Downtown (formerly the Pittsburgh Hilton), in Pittsburgh, PA, October 22-27, 2010.

Early registration rates have been extended until Sept. 17th.

 ASIS&T Registration Fees Early After Sept. 17
Full Conference (Sunday-Tuesday)
Full Conference - Members $435 $485
Full Conference - Non Members ^ $580 $635
Full Conference - Retired Members * $215 $240
Full Conference - Member Students $210 $235
Full Conference - Non Member Students ^ $260 $305
ASIS&T Daily Rates (Sunday, Monday, Tuesday)
Daily - Members $235 $265
Daily - Non Members $285 $330
Daily - Retired Members * $115 $130
Daily - Member Students $140 $185
Daily - Non Member Students $155 $200

Retired rates are for ASIS&T retired members only.
Full conference non member registrants receive a 1 year complimentary ASIS&T membership.

Become an ASIS&T member and save!  Click here for information.

Group Discount

Register 6 people and only pay for 5 (at the same or lower rate).  ASIS&T full conference registrations only.  All registrations must be submitted at the same time.  Please contact the registrar for arrangements.

How to Register

All speakers, participants and attendees must register.  Early rate registrations must be received by September 17, 2010.  Please see our cancellation and refund policies below.

There are 3 ways to register!  Registrations are valid once payment is received and processed.
Online:  Online Registration Form
You will receive an automatic confirmation email after you register online.  Once your payment has been processed, you will receive a 2nd email with an attached receipt.
By Fax: Download a Registration Form and fax to
301-495-0810.  Once your payment has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation with an attached receipt.
By Mail: Download a Registration Form and mail to:
          1320 Fenwick Lane, #510
          Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 USA

Once your payment  has been processed, you will receive an email confirmation with an attached receipt.

Conference Days

The ASIS&T annual meeting sessions start on Sunday October 24th with the Keynote speaker, Lucy Suchman, at 1pm and runs through Tuesday evening, October 26th.

Full conference registrations include:

  • Access to all sessions beginning  with Keynote speaker, Lucy Suchman, at 1pm, and all sessions  and events running through Tuesday evening;
  • All social events listed in the program including the Awards Luncheon on Tuesday (additional tickets may be purchased);
  • 1 copy of the Proceedings on CD-ROM (papers presented at the conference);
  • Non-members registering for the full conference will receive a 1 year complimentary ASIS&T regular or student membership (electronic delivery of JASIST and access to the ASIS&T Digital Library).

Pre-conference Seminars and SIG Workshops

Seminars are full and half day highly attended professional education courses that will be held prior to the meeting on Saturday, October 23rd.  

Workshops are full and half day workshops that will be held after the meeting on Wednesday, October 27th.

Fees for these seminars and workshops are in addition to regular conference registration fees.  If you are registering for a seminar or workshop only, you do not have to pay an additional daily registration fee.  You will receive a ticket for each seminar or workshop for which you've registered.  Please make sure you receive the right tickets when you check in to the conference.

Cancellations and Refund Policy

Cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing (e-mail or fax) by September 24, 2010 and are subject to a $50 cancellation fee.  Refunds will be issued in the same manner in which payment was made and may take up to 4 weeks after the conference ends.

Sister Societies

Members in good standing of the following organizations qualify to register at the member rates:

  • Special Libraries Association (SLA)
  • Medical Libraries Association (MLA)
  • International Society for Scientometrics and Infometrics (ISSI)
  • American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)
  • Canadian Association of Information Science (CAIS)
  • Consortium of iSchools of Asia-Pacific (CISAP)

Conference Materials 

Please check in at the ASIS&T registration table to pick up your conference materials during the On-Site Registration Hours posted below.  Everyone will receive a name badge which must be worn to all sessions and events.  Full conference attendees will receive a copy of the conference proceedings on CD-ROM and a ticket to the Awards luncheon being held on Tuesday, Oct. 26th.  You will also receive tickets for any seminars or SIG workshops that you registered for.  

On-site Registration Hours

On-site registration will be available at the Grand Pittsburgh Downtown (formerly the Pittsburgh Hilton,  located at 600 Commonwealth Place, Pittsburgh, PA 15222), during the on-site registration hours below.  All speakers and registrants must check-in at the ASIS&T registration area to pick up your name badge and conference materials.

Friday, Oct. 22 8-10am, 12-2pm, 4-6pm
Saturday, Oct. 23 8-10am, 12-2pm, 4-6pm
Sunday, Oct. 24 8am-7pm
Monday, Oct. 25 8am-4pm
Tuesday, Oct. 26 7:30am-4pm
Wednesday, Oct. 27 8am-2pm



The International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM) is having their meeting prior to the ASIS&T conference, on Friday and Saturday.  

ICKM provides researchers and practitioners from all over the world a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas concerning theoretical and practical aspects of Knowledge Management. 

You can register for ASIS&T and the ICKM conferences separately or register for both and save!

ICKM Conference Fees  Early After 9/17
Members $375 $395
Non Members $405 $430
Student Members $170 $185
Non Member Students $190 $205
Both ASIS&T and ICKM Conferences Early After 9/17
Members $785 $855
Non Members $960 $1040
Retired Members * $565 $610
Member Students $360 $400
Non Member Students $430 $490

Retired rates are for ASIS&T retired members only.

Hotel Registration

Attendees must make their own hotel and travel arrangements.  The conference and all activities will be held at the Grand Pittsburgh Downtown (formerly the Pittsburgh Hilton). Please register for the hotel by October 3, 2010 to get discounted room rates.  For reservations, please call (412) 560-1751 and tell them you're with ASIS&T or ICKM to receive the special room rate.  Click here for more information.

A Special Note to the Disabled

ASIS&T is committed to ensuring that no one with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated, or otherwise treated differently from other conference attendees because of the absence of an auxiliary aid or service. If you are in need of such an aid or service as outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact ASIS&T headquarters at 301-495-0900 or indicate the necessary items or services on the special needs line of the registration form.

Maryland Relay Services number for the hearing impaired: 1-800-735-2258 

Still Confused?

We are here to help!  For more information, feel free to contact us:

Phone:  301-495-0900
Fax:  301-495-0810