GSCCM Biennial Meeting

22nd Biennial Conference of the APS Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter (SHOCK22)

July 10-July 15, 2022 • Anaheim, California


Online registration is open!

Online Registration is available to members and non-members. Individuals registering online must pay by credit card and can immediately print a confirmation (receipt). Registration Fees do NOT include meals, parking fees, or transportation costs.

The last day for early registration is June 17, 2022, at 11:59 pm EDT.

The higher registration fees start at 12:00 am on June 18, 2022.

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In-Person Fees:

Member Early Career Member Non-Member

Student Member Registration

Retired Member
Early Registration (4/25 - 6/17) $935 $935 $1200 $275 $275
Regular Registration (6/18 - 6/30) $1200 $1200 $1500
Late/On-Site Registration
(7/1 - 7/15)
$1300 $1300 $1600
One Day Registration
(In-Person Only. No Access to Virtual Platform)
Early Career Symposium

(Must be registered for the conference to attend)

Extra Banquet Ticket $125
Diversity Luncheon Ticket $25
Companion Ticket
  • Adult (18+) — $145
    (Must be registered to attend any conference events. Includes Sunday Reception and Companion Breakfast)

  • Child (2 - 17) — $50
    (Must be registered to attend any conference events. Includes Sunday Reception and Companion Breakfast and access to the unattended child care room)

  • Child (<2) — $0.00

Remote Participation Fees:

Member Early Career Member Non-Member Remote Student Registration Retired Member
Early Registration (4/25 - 6/17) $935 $935 $1200 $45 $275
Regular Registration (6/18 - 6/30) $1200 $1200 $1500
Late/On-Site Registration
(7/1 - 7/15)
$1300 $1300 $1600

Online Registration

Avoid the on-site registration lines at SHOCK. Online Registration is open!

Online Registration Form

Member Registration

Members receive substantial discounts compared to non-members. You can join APS and SHOCK, renew, or reinstate your membership when you register for the meeting.

Non-Member Registration

The non-member fee is higher for both early and on-site registration. Save on registration fees by joining APS and SHOCK.

Non-members may register online. If you are not yet a member and wish to receive member discounts, you may join APS and SHOCK when you register.

International Attendee Registration Visa Information

We strongly recommend international attendees review the APS visa information before registering for the annual meeting. To avoid visa-related problems, review the Visa Delays page. For additional information, review the Entering the United States page.

Visa Letter of Invitation

If you require a personal letter of invitation to attend the SHOCK annual meeting contact To avoid delay when requesting a letter please include:

  • Your name as it appears on your passport
  • Your affiliation and mailing address
  • Your submitted abstract title and co-authors

Allow 5-7 business days to receive your letter of invitation for visa application.

Join APS

Join Online or by fax or mail.

Students join APS!

  • Join APS and SHOCK before registering: (1) Wait approximately 2 business days to receive verification of status, (2) register for the SHOCK annual meeting. Students who have been approved to join and have registered for the SHOCK annual meeting can immediately print a receipt.

Members of APS Reciprocal Societies

Members of APS Reciprocal Societies may register at the Regular APS member rate. This can be done online or on-site.

  • Regular Reciprocal Members: To register online, on the registration page, click "Log In to Register" and then choose “Don’t have an account” or “Forgot your password.”

Once you are in your account, choose “Edit my Demographics” to select your reciprocal society. Then you may register for the meeting.

  • Student reciprocal society members will not see the student rates. You must send proof of undergrad or graduate student status and the preferred method of participation (in-person or virtual) to

Matching Membership Program

Through the Matching Membership Program, individuals residing in developing countries may apply for free membership.

Registration Desk Hours:

Sunday, July 10th 3:00 PM — 8:00 PM
Monday, July 11th 7:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Tuesday, July 12th 7:00 AM — 5:00 PM
Wednesday, July 13th 7:30 AM — 12:30 PM
Thursday, July 14th 7:30 AM — 3:00 PM
Friday, July 15th 7:30 AM — 9:00 AM

Cancellation Policies

Deadline: Thursday, July 7, 2022

Banquet tickets are non-refundable for both pre-meeting and on-site purchases. If you cancel your registration, you must do so in writing (email accepted). Written cancellations must be sent to APS the APS Registrar by Thursday, July 7. All cancellations are assessed a $50 cancellation fee regardless of the reason for canceling.