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  • Late-breaker Abstract submission site: CLOSED
  • Early bird registration deadline: April 20, 2017
  • Hotel reservation deadline: May 17, 2017


Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd.
New Orleans, LA 70130

"The experience for me as a new tech attending the first ASM Microbe conference was very informative and enjoyable."
Tyrell Cox, Medical Lab Scientist, BUMCT

Scientific Program


For an overview of the meeting, please click here to view the Schedule-at-a-Glance

Online Program Planner

The ASM Microbe 2017 Online Program Planner is now available! Visit the site to search through hundreds of scientific sessions being offered at the meeting. You also are invited to create an itinerary that you can save and modify for later use. 

Session Types

Scientific and professional development sessions will be offered in a variety of formats, including more formal symposia and meet-the-experts, and less formal track hub sessions. View the list of session types. Please note: Most symposia will feature three invited speakers, with time allocated for Q&A, discussion, and oral abstract presentations. 

Also available are a description of the various courses and workshops offered prior to the start of ASM Microbe 2017. 

Tracks and Subtracks

To create an innovative and comprehensive program that reflects the broad scope of microbial sciences, the Program Committee has developed a list of tracks and subtracks to organize the meeting's scientific sessions. Please take a moment to review the list of tracks

Continuing Education Credits

Various continuing education credits will be offered at ASM Microbe 2017. For more information on credit types and what tracks fall under the CE program, please click here

General Inquiries

ASM staff is on hand to answer your meeting-related questions. Please contact us at