August 16, 2017

March 5, 2018

March 5, 2018 to March 7, 2018

Hotel Irvine, Irvine, United States

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Registration and Fees:

All those planning to attend the PIM Tutorial and/or the MIM2018 conference must register and receive badges. The MIM2018 conference registration fee includes participation in the Monday welcome reception, Tuesday & Wednesday technical programs, tabletop exhibit and reception, refreshment breaks, breakfasts, and lunches. Optional PIM Tutorial is an additional fee.

Members of MPIF and APMI have special rates. Advanced and late registration rates are offered, as well as special rates for speakers and exhibitors.


Exhibitor registration:

All exhibitor personnel must register for the conference by selecting either of the two exhibitor options shown.


Advanced Registration:

Take advantage of special early registration discounts and special group hotel rate by registering in advance online before February 2. If you do not receive a “Registration Acknowledgement” by e-mail within 2-3 business days, please contact Stephanie Schember at [email protected]


To Register:

All registrations must be made online through the MPIF website mim2018.org or mimaweb.org. Any problems or questions please contact MPIF at 609-452-7700.


Registration Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees will be refunded in full if a written request is received no later than February 2, 2018. Thereafter, written requests received up to February 16 will be subject to $325 cancellation fee. Registrants who fail to attend, and who have not cancelled as noted, are liable for the entire fee. Substitutions of attendees can be made at any time.


Hotel Reservations:

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Irvine. Register early to guarantee group rates at the hotel. Higher rates may apply once our room block is filled or after the advance registration deadline of February 2, 2018. All room reservations must be made through MPIF via your online con¬ference registration at MIM2018.org or mimaweb.org. Credit card information is required in order to process your reservation. Room reservations will be acknowledged by email.


Special Conference Rate

Single (one person) or Double (two people): $189.00 + taxes per night

Hotel Reservation Changes or Cancellations: Your credit card will be held to guarantee your reservation. The hotel cancellation policy is 72 hours prior to arrival without penalty.


Suggested Dress:

The suggested dress for all activities is business casual.

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