You can join or renew your ASHE membership during PDC Summit registration. When an ASHE membership is chosen, you will receive the conference at the discounted member rate. Please see the PDC Summit pricing page for member and nonmember pricing. For more information about ASHE membership, please click here.



Online: Online registration will close March 11, 2017. Payment with Visa, MasterCard, or American Express will be accepted online. Print application forms will no longer be available.

Onsite: Individuals may also register on-site at the Orange County Convention Center at full conference, one-day, or exhibit hall-only rates. Only credit card payments will be accepted for on-site registrations.

Check payments please note: If you choose to pay via check, your registration will not be confirmed until your check is received. Please remit check payments to the address below with your registration confirmation:

75 Remittance Drive, Suite 1885
Chicago, IL 60675-1885
Code: 312PDC2017

Please note: Credit card payments only will be accepted onsite.



Location: Orange County Convention Center, South Building

Sunday, March 12 | 6:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Monday, March 13 | 6 a.m – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, March 14 | 6 a.m – 5:30 p.m.
Wednesday, March 15 | 6 a.m. – 12 p.m.



Registrants unable to attend may submit a cancellation request via email to Cancellation requests must be made by February 24, 2017. A cancellation fee of $100 will apply. Payment to join or renew your an ASHE membership is nonrefundable or transferable. Any cancellation requests after February 24, 2017 will not be honored. Attendee substitutions will be granted until March 8, 2017.



A special block of hotel rooms has been secured for 2017 PDC Summit attendees within walking distance to the Orange County Convention Center. There has been a change in reservation procedures from years past. In order to reserve a room you must be a registered attendee. The room reservation link with hotel information can be found in the registration confirmation e-mail. This process change will benefit attendees by keeping the block from filling up too quickly and also provides attendees with multiple room options.




ASHE offers special meeting discounts for all attendees of the PDC Summit. Simply call (or have your travel agent call) one of our preferred airlines directly to receive these special fares.

For Delta Airlines reservations and ticketing please call Delta Meeting Network reservations at 1-800-328-1111, Monday through Friday,
7 a.m – 7:30 p.m. Central Time. Refer to Meeting Code NMPDK. You may also go to and input Meeting Code into the Meeting Event Code box to obtain the discounted fare and avoid any service fees.

United Airlines offers discounts off published fares of 2% - 10% based on the booking class of service. Call your travel professional or United Airlines at 800-426-1122 for reservations. Refer to Z Code ZXPJ and Agreement Code: 620165. Or, save an additional 3% off by booking your own reservations at Choose your flight times and access your meeting discounts by inserting ZXPJ620165 in the Offer ADA.

Special meeting rates negotiated with Hertz are available by calling 1-800-654-2240 from within the U.S., or 405-749-4434 from outside the U.S., and providing the reservationist the meeting number CV#03AB0013.

Special meeting rates negotiated with Enterprise and National are available by calling 1-800-261-7331 from within the U.S., or, and supplying the meeting number K2C1074.

Special meeting rates negotiated with Avis are available by calling 1-800-633-3469 from within the U.S., or 1-800-331-1084 from outside the U.S., and providing the reservationist the meeting number L461444.



ASHE complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and strives to ensure that no individual with a disability is deprived of the opportunity to participate in this program solely by reason of that disability. Through its agents, ASHE will provide reasonable accommodations for a candidate with a disability who requests accommodations. Requests can be made by sending a written request 30 days in advance of the annual meeting to Kevin Brown (



ASHE tries to offer a wide selection of meals throughout the conference to cater to different dietary requirements. If you have a special dietary need, please send a written request 40 days in advance of the annual meeting to Kevin Brown (



ASHE reserves the right to reschedule or cancel a program because of an insufficient number of registrations or to close registration when programs are full. ASHE may cancel a program when circumstances beyond ASHE's control - including, but not limited to, acts of nature, governmental authority or war in the United States–make it impractical or impossible to host the program or may put participants in harm's way. In such cases, ASHE will refund the registration fee paid by the registrant.



Children under the age of 16 are not allowed in the exhibit hall.

ASHE may electronically record portions of this program. By attendance or participation in discussions, the registrant agrees that ASHE may electronically copy and distribute registrant's attendance at and involvement in program discussions and question/answer periods. No individual or entity other than ASHE may electronically record or copy any portion of this program for any use without prior written consent from ASHE (including recordings from smart phones, iPads and other handheld devices).

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, ASHE meetings and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to ASHE's use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendees image or voice in photographs, videotapes, electronic reproductions and audiotapes of such events and activities.