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The 44th Annual MidWinter Meeting will be held virtually from February 20-24, 2021. For more information on the schedule of events, click here


ARO 2021 Virtual MidWinter Meeting Registration Rates

Registration Type by Membership Registration Rate

Membership Type* Early Bird Registration Rate Before 12/31/2020 Standard Registration Rate On or After 12/31/2020
Regular Member $150.00
Senior/ Honorary Member WAIVED WAIVED
Non-Member  $260.00
Student/Post Doc & Resident Member  WAIVED WAIVED
Student/Post Doc & Resident Non-Member  $85.00
Undergraduate Student  WAIVED WAIVED


Cancellation Policy: Meeting registration fees will be refunded (less $50 processing fee) if the Executive Office receives written notice to by Thursday, December 31, 2020.

Any person with established competence in research in the clinical and/or basic sciences as they relate to otolaryngology, who exhibits an interest in supporting the goals of the Association, and who has demonstrated these qualities by their actions and scientific publications is eligible for Regular membership. To become a Regular member, a candidate must be proposed for membership by at least one member in good standing. The proposing member is responsible for reviewing the applicant’s curriculum vitae (or other evidence of research interest and competence), and the Executive Director or their designee shall confirm the proposing member’s approval. Any questions as to the qualifications or appropriateness of the proposed membership shall be discussed and decided upon by Council. There shall be no specific requirements regarding medical board certification or academic degrees.

Any person who is engaged in formal training toward a baccalaureate, Masters or doctoral degree or in post-doctoral training in research and/or an appropriate clinical or professional program, and who is engaged in research in the broad area of otolaryngology, and who exhibits an interest in supporting the goals of the Association may be elected to associate membership. To this end, they must present a request to the Headquarters office for status as an associate member and provide proof that they is in training. Associate members are not eligible to vote or to hold office but may serve on committees of the association. Associate membership shall be limited to 5 years. It may be renewed for one additional 5-year term. Upon completion of training, or post-graduate education, or fellowship, the associate member must request reclassification to Regular membership by application to the Headquarters office.

Any Regular member, self-identified as Retired or Emeritus, may be designated a senior member by action of the ARO Council at the member’s request. The decision is made on behalf of council by the Secretary/Treasurer. Senior members are not eligible to vote or to hold office in the Association; however, they may serve on committees. A Regular member wishing to change membership category to senior member must notify the Headquarters office of their request.