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The 64th ASMS Conference will be in the Henry B. González Convention Center located at 900 E. Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205.

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May 25, 2016
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June 3, 2016
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Conference Policies

Please review these policies which are intended to assure the comfort and privacy of all conference participants. 

Name badge is required for all conference sessions, including the Poster/Exhibit Hall and the career center.

No smoking is permitted in the convention center.

All devices must be silenced and screens darkened in oral sessions.

No photography or recording is allowed in oral sessions or in the poster/exhibit Hall.

Parents. Planned conference sessions and hospitality suites may not be appropriate for children. Please respect the interests of your colleagues by allowing them to attend activities without disruption and without concern for the safety of children. Strollers, child backpack carriers or similar devices for child transport are prohibited in the Poster/Exhibit Hall and hospitality suites.

Material presented or displayed at the ASMS Conference, including but not limited to orals, posters, workshops, exhibit booths and hospitality suites, isthe intellectual property of the presenter and may not be recorded, photographed, quoted, disseminated or transmitted by summary in any form without express written authority of the author.

The placement of advertising in the meeting area is prohibited. There are poster boards and tables in the Poster/Exhibit Hall for approved announcements.

Hardware, accessories or any items for sale may be displayed only in corporate exhibit booths and hospitality suites.

Designated publisher tables in the conference registration area are for the display of books and journals and must be reserved in advance.

There are tables in the registration area for authors who wish to display their books. Authors may use a table to promote their books, sign copies, and speak with members. Table space must be reserved at conference registration.

No organized activities (even off-site) other than those approved by ASMS are allowed during the conference week (5:00 pm on Sunday through 6:00 pm on Thursday).

Corporate hospitality suites may be used during the daytime hours of 8:00 am – 8:00 pm for one-on-one and small group meetings (no more than 25 persons per organization) by appointment only (no walk-ins). No music, programs, seminars, or refreshments may be included in these private, business meetings.

Corporate or institutional logos on slides or posters may appear only one time in the presentation.

About the Conference

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All conference sessions and short courses will be at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205.

The conference program is coordinated by Vicki Wysocki (VP Programs), The Ohio State University. The schedule begins on Sunday, June 5 with tutorial lectures at 5:00 pm and the opening session and plenary lecture at 6:45 pm followed by a Welcome Reception in the poster/exhibit hall.

Monday through Thursday are full program days of concurrent oral sessions, poster sessions, and workshops. Poster sessions are scheduled 10:30 am to 2:30 pm to allow four hours of viewing. The program will conclude on Thursday, June 9 with a plenary lecture followed by a Closing Event at the Briscoe Western Art Museum (ticket required).

The participation of the ASMS Corporate Members is an integral part of the conference. A Corporate Member exhibit booth or hospitality suite provides access to over 6,500 scientists attending one of the most dynamic scientific conferences in the world. Information is available on the Exhibitors page.