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66th ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics

June 3-7, 2018
Short Courses June 2-3
San Diego Convention Center  |  San Diego, CA

Proceedings Deadline Extended to June 22
Required for all Posters and Talks

The deadline to upload your PDF is extended through June 15. Access to upload is via Submitting Author login profile only. Detailed instructions and link to Abstract site on Proceedings Submission.

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Webcasts from San Diego
Available through September 30

Webcasts are posted approximately one day following the talks. Sunday and Monday are now available. Talks will be uploaded continuously until they are live. Enjoy the webcasts through September 30.

Go to and sgn in with your ASMS credentials. Access limited to annual conference attendees.


Final Program for the 66th ASMS Conference in San Diego

Final Program page provides access to PDF of printed program, link to online planner, and link to install mobile app.

Conference Regulations (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 (Career Center), and off site events (hospitality suites).

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.