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If you purchase a full registration to the WE18 conference, you will be entitled to attend general breakout sessions, plenary sessions, mega sessions, or other related educational events at WE18. The exceptions will be various paid events listed on the registration form as requiring an extra fee. Full registration allows the participant to receive CEU credit where indicated, as long as CEU requirements are met by the attendee.

A daily registration permits the attendee access to all sessions for the day, except for sessions requiring extra fees as listed on the registration form. Daily registrants also include entrance to the Career Fair. Daily registrations allow the participant to receive CEU credit for the day of registration, as long as CEU requirements are met by the attendee.

A career fair only registration allows local job-seekers to visit the exhibit hall for a nominal fee. This does not include sessions or CEU credit.

Badges will not be mailed. You can pick up registration materials at the WE18 registration desk located in the Grand Lobby of the Minneapolis Convention Center.

Registration Hours

Tuesday, October 16: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 17: 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 18: 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, October 19: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 20: 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

You will receive further detailed instructions as part of your registration confirmation. Note that everyone must be badged to enter any exhibit halls, session rooms, or ballroom functions.

Virtual sessions will be offered, with each full conference registration. Registrants will have access to recordings of 75 featured sessions at the conference, including keynote and plenary panels..


Registration Hours

Tuesday, October 16: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 17: 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Thursday, October 18: 6:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday, October 19: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 20: 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

You will receive further detailed instructions as part of your registration confirmation. Note that everyone must be badged to enter any exhibit halls, session rooms, or ballroom functions.


Virtual sessions will be offered, with each full conference registration. Registrants will have access to recordings of 75 featured sessions at the conference, including keynote and plenary panels..

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Professional Rates:

Professional SWE Member
Early (on or before 9/18) - $480
Late (on or before 10/13) - $535
On-site - $590

Professional Non-Member
Early (on or before 9/18) - $620
Late (on or before 10/13) - $675
On-site - $730

STEM Re-entry Professional Member
Early (on or before 9/18) - $210
Late (on or before 10/13) - $240
On-site - $265

STEM Re-entry Professional Non-Member
Early (on or before 9/18) - $240
Late (on or before 10/13) - $270
On-site - $295

Retired or Unemployed Members
Early (on or before 9/18) - $210
Late (on or before 10/13) - $240
On-site - $265

Retired or Unemployed Non-Members
Early (on or before 9/18) - $240
Late (on or before 10/13) - $270
On-site - $295

Daily Fee: Professional SWE Member
Early (on or before 9/18) - $275
Late (on or before 10/13) - $330
On-site - $385

Daily Fee: Professional Non-Member
Early (on or before 9/18) - $330
Late (on or before 10/13) - $385
On-site - $440

Daily Fee: STEM Re-entry Professional Member
Early (on or before 9/18) - $140
Late (on or before 10/13) - $164
On-site - $190

Daily Fee: STEM Re-entry Professional Non-Member
Early (on or before 9/18) - $165
Late (on or before 10/13) - $190
On-site - $215

Daily Fee: Retired or Unemployed Member
Early (on or before 9/18) - $125
Late (on or before 10/13) - $150
On-site - $175

Daily Fee: Retired or Unemployed Non-Member
Early (on or before 9/18) - $165
Late (on or before 10/13) - $190
On-site - $215


Professional Career Fair Only:

Includes Thursday and Friday. Please note that Career Fair only rates do not include membership and Career Fair Only options are limited. Note that Career Fair only non-member passes are only valid during general admission times to the Career Fair. Career Fair only passes are limited to first-come, first-served. Note that Exhibitor Personnel options are separate from this option. Refer to the online exhibitor registration portal.

Member (COP)
Early (on or before 9/25) - $75
Late (on or before 10/20) - $100
On Site (after 10/20) - $125

Non-Member (COP) - Career Fair Hours are Limited
Early (on or before 9/25) - $100
Late (on or before 10/20) - $125
On Site (after 10/20) - $150


Collegiate Rates:

Collegiate SWE Members
Early (on or before 9/18) $100
Late (on or before 10/13) $120
On-site - $140

Collegiate Non-Members
Early (on or before 9/18) $140
Late (on or before 10/13) $155
On-site - $185

Career Fair Only Collegiate Members
Early (on or before 9/18) $40
Late (on or before 10/13) $45
On-site - $50

Career Fair Only Collegiate Non-Members
Early (on or before 9/18) $55
Late (on or before 10/13) $60
On-site - $65

Daily Fee: Collegiate Member
Early (on or before 9/18) $55
Late (on or before 10/13) $75
On-site - $100

Daily Fee: Collegiate Non-Member
Early (on or before 9/18) $75
Late (on or before 10/15) $100
On-site - $125

Note: Any solicitation by non-exhibitors (with exception of special sponsors or SWE boutique participants) will not be tolerated and violators will be asked to leave the building.