Conferences

Program

The Asilomar Conference program begins Friday evening, October 11 and concludes Monday evening, October 14, 2018. Most attendees depart at their leisure on Tuesday, October 15. The conference sessions (talks, posters, mixers, breaks) will all be located in the Chapel building.

Asilomar lodgers will receive meal tickets (breakfast, lunch, dinner) when they check-in to their guest rooms. The front desk/lobby is located in the Social Hall. All meals are served in the Crocker Dining Hall.

Offsite attendees will receive three lunch tickets (will be included with conference name badge pick up in Chapel). Offsite attendees may purchase breakfast or dinner tickets at the front desk inside the Social Hall.

Program Topic Areas & Overview

The following topic areas will be covered in the program. Stay tuned for list of confirmed invited speakers.

  • Biomedical Applications
  • Computational Approaches: Data Processing and Bioinformatics
  • Hyphenated techniques
  • Imaging in Drug discovery and Metabolomics
  • New Developments in Instrumentation
  • Single-Cell and Subcellular Imaging
  • Understanding Biological Processes

Friday, Oct. 11

3:00 - 6:00 pm
Registration, Chapel (badge and program book pick-up)

After 4:00 pm
Asilomar guest room check-in

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner (on-site lodgers)

7:15 - 8:30 pm
Opening Session

8:30 - 9:30 pm
Welcome Mixer and Fri-Sat Posters on display

Saturday, Oct. 12

7:30 - 9:00 am
Breakfast (on-site lodgers)

9:00 - 11:45 am
Morning Session

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch (all attendees)

1:15 - 3:00 pm
Afternoon Session

3:00 pm
Group Photo

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner (on-site lodgers)
 

7:15 - 7:45 pm
Evening Session featuring Poster Highlight talks from Fri-Sat Posters

7:45 - 9:30 pm
Informal Mixer and Poster Session I for Fri-Sat Posters (posters will be attended)

Sunday, Oct. 13

7:30 - 9:00 am
Breakfast (on-site lodgers)

9:00 - 11:40 am
Morning Session

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch (all attendees)

1:00 - 6:00 pm
Free Afternoon 

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner (on-site lodgers)

7:15 - 7:45 pm
Evening Session featuring Poster Highlight talks from selected Sun-Mon Posters

7:45 - 9:30 pm 
Informal Mixer and Poster Session II for Sun-Mon Posters (posters will be attended)

Monday, Oct. 14

7:30 - 9:00 am
Breakfast (on-site lodgers)

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morning Session

12:00 - 1:00 pm
Lunch (all attendees)

1:15 - 4:00 pm
Afternoon Session

6:00 - 7:00 pm
Dinner (on-site lodgers)

7:15 - 8:30 pm
Evening Session 

8:30 - 10:00 pm
Bonfire and S'Mores