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Welcome to the 70th Annual Meeting of the ASSH! On this page you will find general information related to the meeting.

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Registration Information

Registration is located at the Washington State Convention Center on the 4th floor, Altrium Lobby.  If you need to select sessions or purchase tickets, you may do so onsite. All tickets are on a space-available basis. Tickets are non-exchangeable and non-refundable.

On-site registration hours:

Tuesday, September 8  3:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Wednesday, September 9 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday, September 10 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, September 11 6:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday, September 12 6:30 AM - 4:00 PM


Speaker-Ready Room

Speakers and presenters must upload their presentations in the Speaker-Ready Room before presentation.  The Speaker-Ready Room is located at the Washington State Convention Center, room 602-603. Hours are:

Monday, September 7 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM 
Tuesday, September 8 6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday, September 9  6:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Thursday, September 10 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM 
Friday, September 11 6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday, September 12 6:00 AM - 4:00 PM


Boxed Lunches

Lunches are included in your registration and will be available in the Exhibit Hall (4th floor) on Thursday and Friday, and the Foyer (6AB) on Saturday.

Get the Meeting App

The 2015 ASSH Annual Meeting is entirely paperless. Attendees will be required to use a web-enabled mobile device to access all program and abstract content from the free downloadable Annual Meeting App.  

AFSH Booth

You will find the Foundation booth on the 4th floor, Altrium Lobby, of the Washington State Convention Center.  The VIP "Giving Circle" Lounge (by invitation only) is open Tuesday through Saturday during regular registration hours. Location TBD.

ASSH Educational Resource Center

The ASSH Educational Resource Center will provide information on all ASSH activities, publicationscoursesfuture annual meetings, patient education brochures, self-assessment examinations, apparel and more.  ASSH staff members will be available to answer your questions, fill publication orders and accept course registrations.

Spouse/Guest Program

The spouse/guest registration is available for spouses and guests. An additional registration fee is required. The program includes:

  • Admission to the exhibit hall
  • Admittance to the keynote lecturers

Lost and Found

The lost and found items are kept at the On-Site Registration Desk, 4th floor, Altrium Lobby.


Additional Links for Attendees

Hotel and Travel Information

ASSH Members

First Time Attendees

Resident and Fellow Attendees

Military Personnel

International Attendees

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