Registration for RESNA 2017 is open at the Hilton Riverside Hotel - 3rd Floor!

Online registration is closed. You may only register on-site.

If you have questions, call (703) 524-6686, ext. 306 or contact

Basic Schedule

June 26-27   Pre-conference Education Sessions
June 28-30   General Conference

Conference Registration

Full Conference - Three Days

Wednesday, June 28 to Friday, June 30

Member: $530
Non-Member: $710
Student: $350

Canadian Two-Day

Wednesday, June 28 and Thursday, June 29
This option requires approval for Canadians who plan to leave early for Canada Day

Member: $420
Non-Member: $560
Student: $300

One Day Only

Wednesday June 28, Thursday June 29, or Friday June 30

Multiple days not permitted
Member: $285
Non-Member: $380

Workshop Sessions are listed and updated in the online Conference Program.

Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27

Fundamentals Course

Member: $400
Non-Member: $520
Student: $375

Full Day Courses

Member: $260
Non-Member: $345
Student: $210
  • REQURED Essential Supplies for all: $30


Half-Day Courses

Member: $195
Non-Member: $260
Student: $150

New Orleans Riverboat Dinner Cruise

Wednesday, June 28. Meet at 6:30pm.

Cruise from 7:00pm to 9:00pm on the Creole Queen Riverboat, which boards adjacent to the Hilton Riverside Hotel. This event benefits RESNA's Founders Fund and tickets costs $100 per person. This includes dinner, live music, and a drink ticket. 

Join friends and colleagues for a fun night on the Mississippi River to benefit the RESNA Founders Fund! Enjoy local cuisine, live music, and incredible views of New Orleans aboard the Creole Queen, a vintage Mississippi Riverboat - all for a good cause. We will also host a raffle during the cruise to increase proceeds of the event to benefit the Founders Fund.

  • Caesar Salad
  • Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
  • Louisiana Creole Jambalaya
  • Cajun Baked Chicken
  • Cajun Braised Beef Brisket
  • Cajun Seafood Pasta
  • Red Beans & Rice
  • Corn Mac Choux
  • Green Beans
  • Paddlewheeler White Chocolate Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce
  • Bread and Butter & Cornbread
  • New Orleans Coffee and Iced Tea

RESNA launched the Founders Fund to support initiatives that benefit the field, including: 

  • Scholarships for students and emerging professionals
  • Communications about the field
  • Consensus-building meetings that address emerging issues. 

RESNA Founders Fund honors the pioneering spirit of Tony Staros, Joe Traub, Colin McLaurin, Jim Resnick, and Doug Hobson, who created RESNA in 1979. 

Purchase tickets via

  1. Conference registration, onsite at the 3rd Floor registration booth.
  2. An individual Riverboat Cruise Ticket form (Word or PDF).

Please contact RESNA at or 703-524-6686 ext. 306 if you have questions.

Registration Materials

Badges and materials will not be mailed in advance. They will be available for pick up at on-site at the conference during the following hours:
Monday, June 26 - 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
Tuesday, June 27 - 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Wednesday, June 28 - 7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Thursday, June 29 - 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation and refund requests must be received by June 7, 2017. All cancellations will be assessed a $50 administrative fee. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after June 7th or for no-shows. Email to or fax to 703-524-6630

Photo Policy

Conference attendees recognize that their photograph and/or likeness may be used for promotional purposes and grant RESNA the right to use their image in promotional materials for the RESNA conference and other RESNA programs and events.