Registration Policy

All attendees and authors of Cutting Edge are required to register. Nonmember authors may register at the member rate. Badges are required for admittance to the technical sessions and meal / table top area.


Registration Policies


Members must have paid 2020/2021 dues to receive member pricing. All attendees and authors at Cutting Edge 2021 are required to register to access all content. Authors will be sent instructions on how to register. For questions, please contact Registrations, with full payment of fees, must be received by Friday, October 23, 2020, in order to qualify for reduced rates.


Student registrations for the Cutting Edge 2021 must meet eligibility requirements. UCA requires that an individual must be attending a college/university/higher education institute on a full-time basis to qualify for student registration rates. Student registrations may be required to provide evidence of full-time status. Students enrolled in 12 or more semester credit hours are considered full-time. Acceptable confirmation includes: transcript, most recent report card, or official school registration documents. Student registrations without this documentation will not be eligible for the reduced student rate.

If paying by wire transfer, the registrant is responsible for paying any bank fees associated with the wire transfer. When contacting your bank about the wire, you will need to request that 57A field is changed from either “Share” or “SHA” to “OUR”. This will make all fees paid upfront by the sending party.


If circumstances require you to cancel your Cutting Edge registration, you must do so in writing. Written notice must be sent to Cutting Edge Registration, c/o SME, 12999 E. Adam Aircraft Circle, Englewood, CO 80112 or to Cancellations postmarked on or before October 11, 2021 will receive a refund, less a $100 processing fee. There are no refunds for no-shows and cancellations postmarked after October 11, 2021. Substitutions will be accepted at a $25 processing fee.

Registrants are responsible for cancellation of their hotel accommodations.


Consent Clause

Registration and attendance at, or participation in, UCA conferences  constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution  (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image or  voice in recordings, both live and on-demand, photographs, videotapes,  electronic reproductions, and audiotapes of such events and activities by  UCA and other third parties, including but not limited the virtual  platform provider. Your virtual registration may include technology that  monitors your activities throughout the meeting, such as session  attendance and virtual booths visited.


General Meeting Questions

Contact UCA Meetings Department at 303.948.4200.

For additional information, please visit Contact Us.