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2018 ASM Biothreats Final Program

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2018 ASM Biothreats Supporters

The American Society for Microbiology would like to recognize the following companies for their support of the ASM Biothreats: 

Open Philanthrophy

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BEI Resources

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Hotel & Travel

Hotel

Hilton Baltimore
401 W. Pratt Street
Baltimore, MD 21201

Hilton Baltimore hotel holds a prime place in the Inner Harbor, a popular historic, cultural and business district in the city. The downtown hotel is next door to Camden Yards and across the street from M&T Stadium. It’s also connected to the Baltimore Convention Center and a quick 15 minutes to BWI Airport. Restaurants, indoor/outdoor event spaces, fitness options, and more – there’s something for everyone.

Reserve your room

Direct: 443-573-8700
Reservations: 800-HILTONS

Rates

Rooms will be available at the rate of $159/per night per single/double. 

Conference reservation rates are not guaranteed after January 22, 2018. ASM will provide reservations support only for rooms booked within the official room block. ASM is not responsible for hotel reservations booked outside of the official housing block. Attendees that chose to book with a different agency or direct with a hotel, will be subject to the terms and conditions outlined for that reservation and outside of ASM's control. 

Travel

Directions

From Airport

Baltimore/Washington International
Take 195 West to 95 North. Take exit 53 (395 North). Follow for one half mile and turn right on Pratt Street. The hotel will be on the right.
Distance from Hotel: 10 mi.
Drive Time: 15 min.

Washington National Airport
Take I-95N to Baltimore. Take Exit 53, I-395N downtown. Follow 4 lights to Lombard St.; make left. Go 3 blocks, make left onto S. Green St.; Go 1 block, turn Left onto Pratt St. Hotel is located on the right
Distance from Hotel: 41 mi.
Drive Time: 50 min.

Washington Dulles International Airport
VA-267E to Washington DC-Exit 18-I-495N to Baltimore. I-495N to Exit 27, I-95N to Baltimore. I-95N to Exit 53, I-395N downtown. 4 lights to Lombard St.; make left. Go 3 blocks make left onto S. Green St. One block, turn left onto Pratt St.
Distance from Hotel: 70 mi.
Drive Time: 75 min.

Driving

From 83 South
Follow 83 to Lombard Street. Right on Lombard Street. Left on Green Street, left on Pratt Street. Hotel is 2 blocks on the right.

From I-95 North
Exit 53 (395 North), stay in left lane. Turn left on Camden, right on Paca, right on Pratt Street. Hotel on the right. Please note that during Camden Yards events Camden Street may be closed. From exit 53 follow to Russell Street, turn right on Pratt. Hotel is on the right.

95 South through Ft. McHenry Tunnel
Take Ft. McHenry Tunnel to Exit 53 (395 North), stay in left lane. Turn left on Camden, right on Paca, right on Pratt Street. Hotel on the right. Please note that during Camden Yards events Camden Street may be closed. From exit 53 follow to Russell Street, turn right on Pratt. Hotel is on the right.

From 40 East
Follow 95 South. Go through Ft. McHenry tunnel. Take exit 53 (395 North)

Hotel Parking

2018 ASM Biothreats attendees will receive discounted parking at the Hilton Baltimore. The discounted price for self-parking is $15 per day, while the discounted pricing for valet is $28 per day. Attendees will be given vouchers to take advantage of the discounted rates. 

Amtrak Discount

Amtrak offers a 10% discount off the available rail fare to Baltimore, Maryland, for ASM Biothreats attendees between February 8, 2018 – February 17, 2018. To book your reservation, call Amtrak at 1-800-872-7245 or contract your local travel agent. Please be sure to refer to the Convention Fare Code X37G-979 when making your reservation.   

Please note: This offer cannot be booked via internet.This offer also is not valid on the Auto Train and Acela Service. Fare is valid on Amtrak Regional for all departures seven days a week, except for holiday blackouts. Offer valid with Sleepers, Business Class or First Class seats with payment of the full applicable accomodation charges. This offer is only for attendees going to and from the meeting location. Misuse of this discount may result in voiding the discount. 

SuperShuttle Discount

ASM Biothreats attendees are eligible to receive a 10% discount on shuttle transfers to/from BWI airport to the meeting location. Attendees may click here to reserve their spot on the SuperShuttle using discount code 3FBGA. Please follow these instructions to locate your SuperShuttle once you have arrived to BWI airport. 

International Travel 

The American Society for Microbiology invites and welcomes scientists from every part of the world to attend and participate in the 2018 ASM Biothreats Meeting. Attendees are not required to present a poster to attend the meeting. 

Letter of Invitation

The United States welcomes international visitors. All international visitors (foreign nationals) entering the U.S. are generally required to present a passport and valid visa issued by a U.S. Consular Official. Please allow ample time for visa processing, as the application process can take several months in some countries. For more information on applying and obtaining a visa, please click here

 

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