The ASMS 38th Asilomar Conference is planned as an in-person conference. By registering for the conference 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 ASMS have issued basic health and safety guidelines aimed at mitigating the spread of the virus. Participants understand attending ASMS Asilomar Conference 2022 may increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. ASMS in no way warrants that the protective measures prescribed for ASMS will completely prevent exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Participants agree to follow all public health and safety guidelines to attend ASMS and freely and voluntarily assume the risk of COVID-19 exposure and infection. 

Registration for the Asilomar Conference 2023 will open in July 2023.


Conference Advance Registration Fees


  • $400, ASMS Members (Regular and Emeritus), $450 after Sept.15
  • $600, Non-Members, $650 after Sept.15
  • $175, Students*, $225 after Sept.15
    * Must be a full-time student in a degree program. 

Offsite Fee $250. If you do not reserve a hotel room at Asilomar, you will need to pay an Offsite Fee of $250. This fee includes LUNCH tickets for Saturday, Sunday and Monday. Lodging is not included with conference registration.

Dinner Tickets for Offsite Lodgers. If you wish to purchase dinner tickets (in addition to lunch tickets included with offsite fee), you may do so via conference registration (online or printable registration form). The cost per dinner ticket is $45.

Lodging (hotel room) at Asilomar is not included with conference registration. To reserve a hotel room at Asilomar, please go to the Lodging at Asilomar page. Lodging at Asilomar includes 3 meals per day.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Written notification of registration cancellations received on or before September 15 will be refunded less a $50 cancellation fee.

Information for Conference Registrants

All conference attendees are invited to pick-up their name badge and program booklet on Friday, October 7, 4:00 - 6:00 pm in the Merrill Hall.  Merrill Hall is also the location of all sessions, posters and evening mixers. If you will arrive late on Friday evening, your registration materials will be available for pick-up anytime during the conference sessions in Merrill Hall.

If you have reserved a guest room at Asilomar, please check-in at the front desk located in the Phoebe Hearst Social Hall (aka Administrative Building).  Check-in for guest rooms is 4:00 pm.

If you have questions, please email info [at] asms [dot] org.  Thank you.