Convention Registration and Housing

Registration opens at 10:00 a.m., ET on August 3, 2020, and may be completed online, by fax, or by mail. Before you register, please review the registration fees and rate deadlines, as well as payment and cancellation policies.

Your Convention registration includes:

  • Access to the strongest professional development program for audiologists and speech-language pathologists. Full registration covers attendance at your choice of more than 2,500 education sessions (any 1- or 2-hour oral seminar, technical research session, technical clinical session, or poster presentation) eligible for ASHA Continuing Education Credit or Professional Development Hours.
  • Admittance to the Exhibit Hall, Career Fair, and Graduate School Fair.
  • Attendance at the Opening General Session and Awards Ceremony.
  • Optional participation in social events like the First-Timers' Welcome and any community service activities.

The following items (some for an additional fee or with limited availability) may be added to your registration to enhance your ASHA Convention experience:

  • Pre-Convention Workshops
  • Short Courses (3-hour seminars)
  • Lunch tickets
  • PAC Reception tickets (ASHA members only)
  • ASHFoundation Fundraiser event tickets
  • One optional ticket to the Closing Party (limited availability)
  • Guest registration (Exhibit Hall access only) and Closing Party tickets for guests

A one-day registration option is also available for those who are unable to attend all three days. (Send any questions about registration to


ASHA's housing-reservation service for San Diego opens at 10:00 a.m., Eastern time on August 3, 2020. ASHA selects a wide variety of hotels and negotiates the best possible rates at varying price points. Many of the hotels in San Diego are walkable from the convention center; shuttle service will be offered for attendees staying at the hotels in our official ASHA block located farther from the center.

Read more about the official ASHA hotels, housing policies and services, and travel information and discounts.

About ASHA

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for members and affiliates who are audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing scientists, audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel, and students.

About the Convention

The ASHA Convention is one of the largest professional development events for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; and speech, language, and hearing scientists. Bringing together approximately 15,000 attendees, the annual Convention offers more than 2,500 sessions eligible for ASHA continuing education credit covering the latest research, clinical skills, and techniques in communication sciences and disorders.

Contact Us

For inquiries about the ASHA Convention:

The ASHA Action Center welcomes questions and requests for information from members and non-members.

Available 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. ET

Members: 800-498-2071
Non-Member: 800-638-8255

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