26th Annual ASSET Meeting
The Sheraton Grand Chicago
Chicago, IL
October 11-14, 2018


This meeting begins on Thursday evening, October 11th, with an invitation to join the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) President's Reception.  The scientific portion of the meeting begins on Friday morning, October 12th. This meeting is held at the same time as the ASES Closed Meeting and opportunities exist for ASSET participants to attend specific ASES scientific sessions.

If you are required to attend/present in 2018, please read and complete the abstract submission guidelines outlined in the Abstract Guidelines. The Research Committee will review all abstracts.  The presenting author will be notified of abstract acceptance and presentation format by July 13, 2018. All abstract submissions must be received electronically via email by midnight EST on June 1st, 2018 to Tanya Beiswenger at: Tanya_Beiswenger@URMC.Rochester.edu.

If you are required but unable to attend/present in 2018, you may submit a waiver request by providing a written explanation for your request, which will be considered by the ASSET Board. All waiver requests must be received electronically via email by midnight EST on May 13, 2018 to June Kennedy at: june.kennedy@duke.edu.

If you have any research questions or require assistance in formulating a presentation topic, the ASSET Mentorship Program and Research Committee is available. To access more information or assistance from the Mentorship Program or Research Committee, contact Mentorship Program Liaison, Angela Tate at: tatea@arcadia.edu by May 15th to allow for adequate time for feed back and revision if needed.

Schedule (Please note that all times are subject to change):

2018 ASSET Annual Conference Schedule (coming soon!)

Thursday, October 11, 2018
ASES President’s Welcome Reception (Location TBD) - 5:30 PM -7:30 PM

Friday, October 12, 2018
Registration opens at 6:45 AM
Breakfast daily from 7:00 – 7:45 AM

ASSET Scientific Program - 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM

ASSET Founders Reception (Appetizers and drinks provided) - 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Saturday, October 13, 2018
ASSET Scientific Program - 8:05 AM – 4:20 PM

Sunday, October 14, 2018
ASSET Scientific Program - 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Contact Hours: Continuing education contact hours will be determined at a later date. No state specific approvals will be submitted before the meeting. A course description, objectives, and detailed schedule will be provided as a part of the conference handouts which can be submitted on an individual basis.

Accommodations: There are a limited number of rooms reserved for conference attendees. The Group rate is $269 per night. To make a reservation, click here or call (888) 627-7106.
The deadline to make a reservation is Tuesday, September 18, 2018 (subject to availability).

Registration: opening in June.