Important Dates 

Registration: Now Open
Early bird registration deadline: 
March 29, 2018
Hotel reservation deadline:
April 11, 2018

Symposium Co-Chairs

Steven Specter, Ph.D. 
University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine

Richard Hodinka, Ph.D. 
University of South Carolina, School of Medicine Greenville

Program Committee Members

Meeting Location

Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee Blvd. 
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

Letter of Invitation 

Past Meeting Materials

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Explore West Palm Beach

With picturesque views and palm-lined streets, West Palm Beach is a relaxing backdrop for the 2018 ASM Clinical Virology Symposium. When you join us this May, take a moment and enjoy the top-notch entertainment, amazing events, and scenic neighborhoods in this beautiful city. 

Meeting Location

Palm Beach County Convention Center
650 Okeechobee
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401


West Palm Beach Diva Duck Tour
Saturday, May 5, 2018
2:30 p.m.
$21.00 per person

South Florida’s Exciting and Adventurous Amphibious Tour, over Land and Sea! Your 75-minute, fully narrated, musical tour begins at CityPlace in Downtown West Palm Beach. Experience the thrill of riding up HIGH through the beautifully transformed Historic Neighborhoods, past the new Palm Beach County Convention Center, then across the bridge to the Island of Palm Beach. Passing such sights as the Society of Four Arts, Bethesda-by-the Sea Episcopal Church, the Breakers Hotel, the Flagler Museum and the Biltmore Estates. Then, “SPLASH” into the crystal blue calm water for a relaxing and entertaining cruise on the Intracoastal Waterway.

Pick up and drop off will be at the Palm Beach Convention Center. Tour will occur rain or shine.

Dine Around

Sample West Palm Beach’s rich restaurant scene, while connecting with your peers in an informal setting, fostering new relationships, and benefitting from the wisdom of diverse experiences through the CVS Dine Around. The Dine Around offers daily, dedicated dining options.

Three of four participating restaurants will host the dine arounds each night from Sunday, May 6 to Tuesday, May 8. Sign-up sheets will be located at the Meeting Services Counter at Registration on-site.

Learn more about our participating restaurants: 


Arriving to West Palm Beach early for CVS? Enjoy live music during SunFest (May 3–6) with performances from KC and the Sunshine Band, Pitbull, Zedd, Billy Idol, and more! CVS attendees are being offered a special discount for tickets! 

Buying tickets is easy! 

  • Save up to $17 off gate price on General Admission tickets. 
  • Go to
  • Enter promo code:  ASMCVS
  • Purchase your tickets. Print or email option. 
  • Ticket s/c applies. 
  • Discount ends Saturday 

View or print the discount flyer.  

Other Resources 

Discover West Palm Beach