General Information

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Conference & Tutorial Location:

Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Road
Irvine, CA 92614

Registration and Fees:

All those planning to attend the PIM Tutorial and/or the MIM2018 conference must register and receive badges. The MIM2018 conference registration fee includes participation in the Monday welcome reception and tour*, Tuesday & Wednesday technical programs, tabletop exhibit and reception, refreshment breaks, breakfasts, and lunches. The PIM Tutorial is optional and is an additional fee.

Advance registration and hotel rates are available before February 2. MPIF and APMI members, technical speakers, and exhibitors qualify for special rates.

*Admittance subject to approval by ARBURG

Exhibitor Registration:

All exhibitor personnel must register for the conference by selecting either of the two exhibitor options shown.

Advanced Registration:

Take advantage of special early registration discounts and special group hotel rate by registering in advance online before February 2. If you do not receive a "Registration Acknowledgement" by e-mail within 2-3 business days, please contact Stephanie Schember at

To Register:

All registrations must be made online through the MPIF website or Any problems or questions please contact MPIF at 609-452-7700.

Registration Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees will be refunded in full if a written request is received no later than February 2, 2018. Thereafter, written requests received up to February 16 will be subject to $325 cancellation fee. Registrants who fail to attend, and who have not cancelled as noted, are liable for the entire fee. Substitutions of attendees can be made at any time.

Hotel Reservations:

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Irvine. Register early to guarantee group rates at the hotel. Higher rates may apply once our room block is filled or after the advance registration deadline of February 2, 2018. All room reservations must be made through MPIF via your online conference registration at or Credit card information is required in order to process your reservation. Room reservations will be acknowledged by email.

Special Conference Rate

Single (one person) or Double (two people): $189.00 + taxes per night

Hotel Reservation Changes or Cancellations: Your credit card will be held to guarantee your reservation. The hotel cancellation policy is 72 hours prior to arrival without penalty.

Suggested Dress:

The suggested dress for all activities is business casual.

Request For Foreign Visas:

Special letters of invitation that can be used in applying for entrance visas will be provided to participants upon written request.

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Any questions can be directed to to Stephanie Schember.

Conference Cancellation Policy:

MPIF may cancel or postpone this program because of unforeseen circumstances. If a program is cancelled or postponed, MPIF will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Special Needs:

Attendees that require special arrangements or have a special need (dietary or physical), please contact Diane Haggerty ( in advance so that arrangements can be made.

Restrictions on Recording:

No photography, or audio or video recording of presentations is permitted.

Programming is subject to change.

Registration Fees Before
February 2
February 2
Conference Registration
Includes all conference sessions and meal events
Does not include optional PIM Tutorial
Employees of MPIF Member Co.



APMI Members






Technical Session Speakers



Exhibitor Registration
(Required of all exhibitor staff personnel)
Exhibitor Option 1
Full Conference Attendance
Includes all conference events as above



Exhibitor Option 2
Monday Welcome Reception and Tour*, Tuesday Luncheon, and Tabletop Exhibition & Networking Reception only



Optional PIM Tutorial Registration
Includes Lunch



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