Registration is required of all persons attending the MESA annual meeting. The Book Exhibit is open to the public, but everything else requires a badge.


For general attendees, the pre-registration deadline is September 15, 2020. After that date, on-site registration is required.
For program participants, the pre-registration deadline is May 29, 2020. After that date, non-registered participants will be dropped off of the program.

Before you pre-register for the meeting, please be sure to read MESA’s policy about registration fee refunds below.

Registration Fees

Pre-RegistrationOn-Site Registration
Non-MESA member$300Non-MESA member$350
Student Non-MESA member$150Student Non-MESA member$200
MESA Full or Associate Member$175MESA Full or Associate member$225
MESA Student or Retired Member$85MESA Student or Retired member$135


How do I pre-register?

  • Log into your myMESA account and click “Payment.”
  • Print and fax/mail the registration form.
  • Phone the MESA Secretariat at 520-333-2577 x-103 to provide credit card details.

Attendess may obtain registration materials or register on-site during the following hours:

Saturday, October 108:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Sunday, October 118:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Monday, October 128:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday, October 138:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.


Does MESA Offer One Day or One Panel Passes?

Sorry, no. This is a meeting of, for, and most importantly paid for by MESA members. Please note that badges will be checked throughout the convention area.


MESA offers a limited number of complimentary press passes to legitimate members of the press. Press members must register by October 3. To register, see the Media Guidelines.


Please note that the deadline for attendees to request a registration refund is September 15, 2020. 
For program participants, the deadline to request a refund is August 1, 2020. 

To request a refund, complete the form below.

Questions about meeting registration may be directed to Sara Palmer at

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