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Registration and Housing is Open!

Join us June 9-13 in Washington, D.C. at ASM Microbe 2022 for an experience like no other.

ASM is committed to providing a safe environment when ASM Microbe reconvenes in-person for the first time in 2 years. To achieve this goal, ASM has implemented health and safety protocols as a requirement to attend the meeting. Before you register, please review our Health and Safety policies for entry requirements.

Registration Steps

  1. Click the Register Now button below.
  2. Follow the Attendee or Group registration prompts to access the registration dashboard.
  3. On the dashboard for registration and housing, select the Registration bar. You will have the option to secure a hotel room after completing your registration. For information about booking a room before registering, visit our Hotel Accommodations page.
Early-bird registration deadline: March 23

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In-Person Registration Rates

Early-Bird Rates: Open - Mar. 23

ASM Members

Premium | $575.00
Contributing | $625.00
Clinical Lab Scientist | $625.00
Supporting | $840.00
Global Outreach | $625.00 
Honarary | $625.00
Emeritus | $315.00
Student Poster Presenter | $155.00
Postdoc* | $405.00
Student* | $315.00

*Includes Global Outreach members. 

Non-Members

Non-Member | $840.00
Postdoc | $550.00
Student | $420.00
Speaker | $315.00
Non-Exhibiting Supplier | $1,250.00
Standard Rates: Mar. 24 - May 18

ASM Members

Premium | $715.00
Contributing | $780.00
Clinical Lab Scientist | $780.00
Supporting | $1,050.00 
Global Outreach | $780.00
Honarary | $780.00
Emeritus | $390.00
Student Poster Presenter | $390.00
Postdoc* | $505.00
Student* | $390.00

*Includes Global Outreach members.

Non-Members

Non-Member | $1,050.00
Postdoc | $685.00
Student | $525.00
Speaker | $315.00
Non-Exhibiting Supplier | $1,350.00
Late Rates: May 19 - Jun. 13

ASM Members

Premium | $895.00
Contributing | $975.00
Clinical Lab Scientist | $975.00
Supporting | $1,315.00
Global Outreach | $975.00
Honorary | $975.00
Emeritus | $480.00
Student Poster Presenter | $480.00
Postdoc* | $635.00
Student* | $480.00

*Includes Global Outreach members. 

Non-Members

Non-Member | $1,315.00 
Postdoc | $855.00
Student | $660.00
Speaker | $315.00
Non-Exhibiting Supplier | $1,450.00

In-Person Registration includes: 

  • In-Depth and Cross-Track Symposia      
  • General Sessions     
  • Track Hub and Lounge & Learn Sessions (in-person only)
  • Meet-the-Experts and Career Talks  (in-person only)
  • Mini-Conferences (in-person only)     
  • Live Exhibit & Poster Hall (in-person only)     
  • Digital Exhibit Hall      
  • Industry & Science Symposia (in-person only)      
  • Poster Presentations (in-person only)      
  • ePosters
  • On-demand Library (through November 1, 2022)      
  • Personal Itinerary Planner     
  • Virtual networking opportunities via the mobile app
  • Q&A with speakers via the mobile app
  • Courses and Workshops (additional fee)
  • Continuing Education Credits (additional fee)     

Digital Registration Rates 

Early-Bird Rates: Open - Mar. 23

ASM Member | $525.00
ASM Postdoc Member | $325.00
ASM Student Member | $225.00
 
Non-Member | $625.00
Postdoc Non-Member | $425.00
Student Non-Member | $325.00

Standard Rates: Mar. 24 - May 18

ASM Member | $550.00
ASM Postdoc Member | $350.00
ASM Student Member | $250.00
 
Non-Member | $650.00
Postdoc Non-Member | $450.00
Student Non-Member | $350.00

Late Rates: May 19 - Jun. 13

ASM Member | $575.00
ASM Postdoc Member | $375.00
ASM Student Member | $275.00
 
Non-Member | $675.00
Postdoc Non-Member | $475.00
Student Non-Member | $375.00

Digital Registration includes: 

  • In-Depth and Cross-Track Symposia 
  • General Sessions
  • Digital Exhibit Hall
  • ePosters
  • On-demand Library (through November 1, 2022)
  • Personal Itinerary Planner
  • Virtual networking opportunities via the mobile app
  • Q&A with speakers via the mobile app
  • Continuing Education Credits (additional fee) 

Registration Policies

Health and Safety
Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination
  • Participants must submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to receive an ASM Microbe 2022 badge and access to meeting venues. 
  • ASM Microbe 2022 will use a third-party collection site for registrants to upload vaccination documentation prior to attending the meeting. Information on the process to upload vaccine documents will be available in March 2022. 
  • Attendees are required to show verification documentation from the third-party collection site to gain entry to the convention center and proceed to ASM Microbe 2022 registration. 
  • Individuals must pick up their own badge at ASM Microbe registration 2022. A valid government issued ID, passport or driver’s license, with a photo, is required to receive a badge. Group badge pick up will not be available. 
Cancellations
Cancellation of paid registration on or before May 18, 2022, will be refunded, minus $50.00 processing fee. Cancellation of paid registration on or after May 19, 2022, is non-refundable. Cancellation refund requests must be made in writing and received by June 15, 2022. Refunds will be issued following ASM Microbe by July 15, 2022.  Registrants unable to attend due to medical restrictions may receive a full refund with supporting documentation. ASM strongly recommends all participants purchase travel insurance as ASM is not responsible for cancellation fees related to transpiration, hotel or other travel related expenses.  
 
Cancellation Instructions
 
All cancellations must be in writing and emailed to Microbe@maritz.com or postmarked by May 18, 2022, to:
 
ASM Microbe 2022
c/o Maritz Global Business Services
1375 North Highway Drive, 8th Floor
Fenton, MO 63099
 
On or prior to May 18, 2022, you will receive a full refund minus a $50.00 processing fee.  Refunds will be issued at the conclusion of ASM Microbe 2022 and by July 15, 2022.
 
Beginning May 19, 2022: NO REFUNDS WILL BE PROCESSED.
 
Registration Changes

Changing Your Registration Type

Individuals may change in-person registration to digital participation until May 18, 2022. Registration fees paid for in-person registration received by May 18, will be fully applied to digital registration. Any remaining balance between in-person and digital fees will be refunded if the request is received by May 18, 2022. 

Guests and Children
Guest Policy
Guests may attend ASM Microbe 2022 if they are fully vaccinated. Individuals will need to register as a guest, pay the appropriate fee for the meeting, and complete the proof of vaccination process. Due to COVID-19 safety protocol, complimentary guest passes will not be issued for ASM Microbe 2022. All guests must register and provide proof of vaccination. A guest is a spouse, friend, or adult child (18 years and older) who is not working in a microbiology-related occupation or field. A colleague or associate working in a related scientific field or studying microbiology in school may not be registered or attend as a guest. 
 
Child Policy
Fully vaccinated children may accompany registered attendees as by completing an accompanied minor registration form and providing proof of vaccination. Unvaccinated children or those not eligible for vaccination, will not be permitted access to ASM Microbe 2022 or any affiliated events. Onsite childcare will be available, including a designated location for unvaccinated children at the Marriott Marquis, the Headquarters Hotel located adjacent to the Convention Center. Information to schedule childcare will be available in March 2022. All children will be required to wear a mask. Children are not permitted in the Exhibit and Poster Hall during move-in or move-out hours.  
 
Childcare Services
Childcare services will be offered at the conference.  Note, there will be two locations.  Childcare located at the Convention Center will be available for children who are fully vaccinated.  The location at the Marriott Marquis D.C. will be available for children who are not fully vaccinated.  Please check back on April 1st for additional details and to register. 
 
Substitutions
Substitutions are not permitted.
 
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Needs
ASM strives to host inclusive and accessible events that enable all individuals to engage and participate fully. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require services or aids to participate fully in ASM Microbe 2022, please select the type(s) of service and indicate any specific needs during the registration process. ASM will assist with hearing, vision and mobility needs.

Accommodation Reservations

​Some accommodation requests require advance notice to ensure that we have time to plan accordingly. To request one of the following accommodations, please complete the Accommodation Reservation Form by April 20, 2022:
  • American Sign Language (ASL)
  • Assisted Listening Device
  • Childcare
  • Mobility Accommodations
To confirm services, individuals must officially register for the conference by May 9, 2022.

Reserving a Scooter at Washington DC Convention Center

ASM will provide electric scooters at no charge for registered attendees. Please indicate your need for a scooter during the registration process if you require one on-site. Scooters will be available for pick-up at the Washington DC Convention Center. Scooters may not be taken off the property or used after hours. You must return them to the ASM Microbe registration desk at the end of each day.

The following accommodations will be available on-site and do not require a reservation:

  • Gender-Neutral Restrooms
  • Lactation Rooms
  • Prayer/Meditation Rooms
  • Session Captioning (available for General Sessions and Symposia only)
Contact Information Release
The generous support provided by exhibitors is significant to the success of ASM Microbe 2022. The exhibiting company's goal in participating in ASM Microbe is to interact with the attendee and to provide the most current information on their products and services. Attendees mailing addresses will be made available to the exhibitors who wish to mail information. This list will only contain name, full address, and affiliation (if provided). No phone numbers, fax numbers or email addresses will be included.
 

Participants understand that photographs or videos may be taken during ASM Microbe 2022 and grant ASM permission to use images and voices which may be captured through video, photo, or other media.  
 
Participants acknowledge that COVID-19 is an infectious virus that spreads easily through person-to-person contact and may cause serious illness to individuals who are unvaccinated and/or have certain medical risk factors. Federal and state public health authorities and ASM have issued basic health and safety guidance aimed at mitigating the spread of the virus. Participants understand attending ASM Microbe 2022 may increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. ASM in no way warrants that the protective measures prescribed for ASM Microbe will completely prevent exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Participants agree to follow all public health and safety guidelines to attend ASM Microbe and freely and voluntarily assume the risk of COVID-19 exposure and infection. 

Registration Access

Both ASM members and non-members must have an ASM user account to login and complete the registration process. If you do not have an ASM user account or need to check the status of your account, use this portal to enter your email address. If you are not in the system, you will be directed to create an account, then you will continue the registration process.

Please Note: Creating an account is required to register for the meeting but does not obligate you to become an ASM member.

Press Registration Details
Accredited reporters may register for a press pass to access to the ASM Microbe press room, and the online press room.
 
To request Press Registration, contact the ASM Communications department by email at communications@asmusa.org. If approved, you will receive registration instructions. Approved Press registrants will be required to show press credentials at the time of press badge pickup.
 
All ASM Microbe abstracts will be embargoed until May 9. Late breaker abstracts will be embargoed until June 9. Some abstracts will be embargoed to coincide with the times they are presented at the meeting. Embargo times and dates will be clearly marked on all press releases.
 
Additionally, press releases and other promotional activity by third parties must coincide with the date and time of the presentation.
 
When asking for outside comment on press releases or news stories before the embargo has lifted, journalists are requested to ensure that the embargo is respected. ASM reserves the right to ban any journalist from the meeting who breaks the embargo or breaches the media policy in any other way.
 
Please contact the ASM communications office at communications@asmusa.org with any questions regarding press passes and embargoes.

Membership Status

Take Advantage of ASM Member Discounts

ASM members receive substantial discounts on registration to ASM Microbe as well as other meetings. Your ASM membership must be active at the time of registration to receive the discounted rates. Join or renew your membership.

ASM Supporting Members

ASM Supporting members do not qualify for the ASM Member Rate. To receive a member rate, upgrade to contributing membership. Otherwise, please register as a non-member. 

ASM Student Members

You must be an ASM Student Member to qualify for the student member rate. Student registrants will be required to upload student documentation (i.e., current student ID, official college/university letter confirming enrollment) during the registration process. You are not considered a confirmed ASM Microbe attendee until the student documentation is uploaded, reviewed and approved by ASM.

Membership questions: Contact service@asmusa.org.
 

Payment

Four Easy Ways to Pay

Credit Card
Pay by credit card at the time you submit your registration.
 
ACH Direct Deposit or Bank/Wire Transfer (the preferred method of payment if not paying by credit card)
  • Download ASM Microbe Payment Instructions and attach to your payment request.
  • ACH Direct Deposit or Bank/Wire Transfers are the most efficient way to pay for your registration(s).
  • Deadline for ACH or Bank/Wire Transfer payments is May 19, 2022.
If your payment does not arrive by May 19, your registration payment type will be changed, and you will be required to provide credit card for payment
Check Payments
If your check does not arrive by May 19, 2022, your registration payment type will be changed, and you will be required to provide an alternate form of payment.

Download ASM Microbe 2022 Payment Instructions for ACH, Bank/Wire Transfer or Check payments.

Please note: Registrations paid by ACH, Bank/Wire Transfer or Check will not be complete until payment is received and processed to your registration record. Processing to your record once payment is received can take 1-2 weeks for ACH and Bank/Wire Transfer payments and two weeks for check payments.
 

Registration Confirmation/Receipt

Once online registration is submitted, attendees will receive an official ASM Microbe confirmation via email. Print this email as it also serves as your receipt.
 
You are not considered an ASM Microbe registrant until full payment is received and processed.  If you are paying by ACH, Bank/Wire Transfer or check your initial confirmation will be marked “Payment Due.” 
 
If you do not receive the official ASM Microbe confirmation email, check for your junk mail folder before contacting Maritz.

Need another copy of your confirmation email?

Log back into your account and select "View/resend email" on the dashboard or the confirmation page. Alternatively, you can contact Maritz to request the confirmation email be resent.
 
Contact Registration Customer Service
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT
 
Toll Free: 844-798-5486     
International: 011-864-208-8351
Contact Customer Service via email

Travel

International Travel

ASM Microbe welcomes scientists from every part of the world. Attendees are not required to present a poster to attend the conference. Please allow ample time for visa processing, as the application process can take several months in some countries. 
Download a Letter of Invitation

Temporary International Visitor Requirements

  • For information on applying for a visa, travel without a visa, and the visa waiver program, visit the State Department Visa Applications page. Visit the National Academies website to find out more about the application process and/or if you need a visa. 

Nearby Airports

Washington, D.C. is easily accessible from three area airports.