FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

FAQ About the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo

ASRM is a Cashless Meeting

If you are planning to register or pay for ASRM membership on site in Anaheim, please bring your Visa, Mastercard, or American Express.

ASRM Congress Scam Alert

ASRM does not furnish Congress attendee lists to solicitors for re-sale and will never allow third-party vendors access to your information. Any solicitations received via email to purchase an attendee list are fraudulent. If you receive any solicitations related to the sale or distribution of information pertaining to our registrants, please notify Lee Pearce at lpearce@asrm.org or 205-978-5010.

For your privacy and protection, ASRM also wants you to be aware that fake websites pretending to be ASRM’s Congress registration website have surfaced this year. These website operators are attempting to get your personal information and money for registration and housing.

The official and only website for the ASRM 2022 Scientific Congress & Expo is www.ASRMCongress.org.

The official registration provider for ASRM is Spargo, Inc. If you need assistance with your Congress registration, please contact Spargo by telephone at (571) 549-4539, fax at (703) 631-1167, or email at asrmregistration@spargoinc.com.

 

 

When and where is the ASRM 2022 Scientific Congress & Expo?

The 78th ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo will be held Saturday – Wednesday, October 22 – 26, 2022 in Anaheim, California, USA. A typical meeting includes symposia, roundtables, keynote lectures, plenary sessions, special research presentations, interactive sessions, and industry-sponsored lunch-time symposia.

Registration is opening mid-spring—be on the lookout for more information coming soon!

  • New at ASRM 2022!
    • Additional meeting content, including ASRMed Talks, live ASRM QBoost, and talks focusing on the business of medicine.
    • Top Poster Lightning Round—Individuals selected for the new Top Poster category will have the opportunity to present in the Product Theater.
    • Multiple social and networking opportunities, including a SIG reception, networking lounge, and a President’s Gala After Party.
  • The Postgraduate Program, consisting of 18 diverse courses, will be fully in-person this year. Separate registration is required for these.
  • Lunch is at a designated time, 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm, for either a ticketed lunchtime activity or for you to grab lunch and network with colleagues. Anaheim offers many local spots to enjoy close to the convention center!
    • Check out our ticketed Roundtable discussions – Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday!
  • Our fully interactive and very useful meeting app is a must-have for all Congress attendees. Complete your in-app profile and network with other attendees, locate your next in-person session easily with directions from where you are to where you need to be, and play the Expo Passport Game in the app while at the Congress.
  • Virtual Poster Wall and in-person e-poster presentations – all posters will be available online and through our meeting mobile app on our virtual Poster Wall including audio for each poster.
  • The President’s Gala will be in-person on Sunday, October 23rd. Tickets are $500 per person up to six individuals with all proceeds benefiting the ASRM Center for Policy and Leadership. Purchase your ticket at www.asrmcongress.org when you register for the Congress. For larger groups or table sales, contact Brynne MacCann at bmaccann@asrm.org.
  • Join us after the President’s Gala for the all-new After Party hosted by Dr. Cedars with cocktails, dessert, and music. The party starts at 9:00 pm. Tickets are $150 per person and can be purchased at registration.

I’m unable to convince my employer/department head/partner that attending ASRM2022 is vital to my professional development. How can I change their mind?

We have a page of talking points to help you Make A Case to Attend ASRM2022!

How do I register? What if I want to register or pay onsite?

Register Online: Registration for the 2022 ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo will be available soon via the homepage button or the navigation tab named Register.

On-Site Registration Desk: Anaheim Convention Center
Saturday, October 22 . . . . . . . . 8:30 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, October 23. . . . . . . . . . 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Monday, October 24 . . . . . . . . . 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday, October 25 . . . . . . . . . 7:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday, October 26. . . . . . 7:00 am – 2:00 pm

ASRM2022 is a Cashless meeting. Onsite payments by credit card only.

What is the best way to travel to Anaheim?

The most convenient option for flying to Anaheim is arriving at the John Wayne Airport-Orange County (SNA), but you may also fly into Long Beach Airport (LGB), Ontario International Airport (ONT), or Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).

The Anaheim Regional Transportation Intermodal Center (ARTIC) provides rail, bus, taxi, and other services for visitors. Once you’re in town, the Anaheim Resort Transportation (ART) takes passengers around Anaheim with 19 interchangeable bus routes, 7 days a week. Anaheim is also easily accessible by car via I-5, CA-91, or CA-22.

Click [here] for more information about getting to and around Anaheim.

Where do I find the latest news about the Congress?

The Latest News can be found here on ASRMCongress.org! Just look for the Latest News under the Attendees tab in the Main Navigation.

 

Are discounted Disney tickets available for attendees?

ASRM 2022 registrants have the opportunity to purchase Disneyland tickets at an exclusive rate, up to 15% off. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation, which includes the link to purchase specially-priced Disneyland® Resort Theme Park tickets.

Specially priced tickets are intended only for guests that are participating in this event. Registered attendees are allowed to purchase tickets from this discounted ticket store link and they can purchase up to 6 tickets.

These special ticket prices are not available once you arrive at the Resort. The ticket store closes at 9:00 PM PST on Friday, Oct 21, 2022. Don’t delay! Prices are subject to change without notice.

How can I learn more about things to do in Anaheim?

Visit the Anaheim web page created for ASRM 2022 to learn about attractions, restaurants, transportation, and more!

Will there be WiFi for the ASRM2022 Congress

Yes!

For your convenience, there will be free wireless mobile hotspots in the Convention Center – make sure your device is capable of 5.0 GHz.

Check for the name ASRM2022 in your WiFi connections. There is no password to utilize this wireless connection.

Are the sessions being recorded?

ASRM 2022 Session Recordings Are Available for Purchase

If you are unable to attend ASRM 2022 in person, or if you simply want more meeting after the meeting, purchase the ASRM 2022 Recorded Content Bundle and get access to recordings from:

  • 13 Plenary Sessions
  • 22 Symposia
  • 27 Clinical and Interactive Sessions

Purchase the Recorded Content Bundle when you register (full registration not necessary), onsite at the Registration desk, or after the Congress in the ASRM Store at www.asrm.org.

Recorded content, which includes session audio and accompanying slides, will be available in ASRM Academy between November 15, 2022 and October 1, 2023.

Course does not provide a certificate of completion or credits.

Will childcare be provided during the Congress?

“Camp ASRM” is a childcare service offered Sunday, October 23rd through Tuesday, October 25th in the Hilton Anaheim, adjacent to the Anaheim Convention Center. Activities include age-appropriate themes, arts and crafts, group games, music and movement, board games, story time, dramatic play, etc.

The cost for the children’s program is $90.00 per half day (7:00am to 11:30am or 11:30am to 4:00pm), per child or $180.00 per full day (7:00am to 4:00pm), per child. Camp slots are limited, so advanced registration by September 23rd is highly recommended. Click here to learn more and register your child for Camp ASRM..

Are there shuttles for ASRM2022?

There are no shuttles for ASRM2022 as the convention center is within walking distance from the hotels.

What are the future dates of the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo?

October 14-18, 2023 New Orleans, Louisiana

October 19-23, 2024 Denver, Colorado

October 25-29, 2025 San Antonio, Texas

 

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine reserves the right to cancel this activity due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of such cancellation, the full registration fee will be returned to the registrant

What is the Twitter/Instagram hashtag of the meeting?

You can use the hashtag #ASRM2022 when referring to the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo on Twitter and Instagram. We also encourage the use of #Access2IVF and #Access2Care when referring to access to care issues. Other great hashtags to use are #Infertility, #InfertilityAwareness, and #IVF.

Where can I find information about exhibiting and sponsorships of the ASRM Congress?

Click the Exhibit/Support tab on the top menu of this website for more information on how to participate.

What are the EXPO hours during the Congress?

  • Monday, October 24. . . . . . . . . 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Tuesday, October 25 . . . . . . . . . 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Wednesday, October 26 . . . . . 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Children under 16 are allowed on the Expo Floor only when accompanied/supervised by an adult. No strollers allowed.

 

Do I need to register for the Resident Education program?

Yes! You will need to register for the Resident Education Program, though there is no charge to participate. For those who register for the meeting with the practice code of “Resident”, a pop-up window will appear, giving the registrant an opportunity to register for the Resident Education Program. If you don’t see the pop-up or would like to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Sarah Ramaiah at sramaiah@asrm.org.

More information about this program will be updated and can be found here: https://asrmcongress.org/scientific-program/resident-education-program/.

Code of Conduct

ASRM is committed to providing a professional, collegial, safe, supportive, and respectful in-person and on-demand meeting environment. We expect individuals to uphold the professional and educational purposes of ASRM. Anyone who feels unsafe or experiences unwelcome conduct, who observes or experiences unacceptable behavior, or who believes there has been a violation of this Code of Conduct, is encouraged to immediately notify one of the ASRM employees and/or send an e-mail to asrm@asrm.org. ASRM reserves the right to take actions most likely to ensure the safety and security of participants, including the termination of a participant’s account for the remainder of the event. ASRM also reserves the right to communicate with employers, participant sponsors, vendors, local law enforcement, media, and the public as ASRM deems appropriate related to its response under this Code of Conduct.

Is photo, audio, or video recording allowed?

Photographing or audio/video recording of any session for personal or commercial purposes without permission is prohibited.

Are Admission Badges required for the in-person Congress?

Name badges will be issued for the Postgraduate and Scientific Congress and are required for admission. Spouse/guest badges will be issued and are required for admission to the Opening Ceremony, Plenary Sessions, and the Expo Hall. Badges must be worn at all times.

Can I talk about my abstract to the press before the ASRM Congress?

All accepted abstracts are published in the Fertility & Sterility Abstract Supplement online at https://www.fertstert.org/ as a supplemental issue, usually appearing near the beginning of September each year.

ABSTRACT EMBARGO

ASRM asks that authors maintain an embargo on information in the abstracts, along with any additional information that will be presented at the Congress, until the day and time scheduled for presentation at the Congress, with the exception of certain abstracts that are included in ASRM’s press releases for the Scientific Congress – these will usually have an embargo set a few hours earlier than the scheduled presentation time. For more information regarding what may be released publicly before the Congress, or how to comply with the embargo, please contact publicaffairs@asrm.org.

I am an abstract presenter and have more questions – what do I do?

Disclaimer Statement

The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty/authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. This material is prepared based on a review of multiple sources of information, but it is not exhaustive of the subject matter. Therefore, healthcare professionals and other individuals should review and consider other publications and materials on the subject matter before relying solely upon the information contained within this educational activity to make clinical decisions about individual patients.

Equal Opportunity Statement

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine values and promotes diversity among its members, officers, and staff. The Society prohibits discrimination toward any member or employee due to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, military status, or other basis prohibited by law. ASRM strives to achieve gender, racial, and ethnic balance in hiring and governance. ASRM maintains policies, procedures, and personnel actions that conform to the letter and spirit of all laws and regulations pertaining to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in employment, appointments, and elections to office.

ADA Statement

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the rules and regulations thereof.

Accommodations for Disabilities: Please notify ASRMInfo@spargoinc.com a minimum of 10 working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed.

ASRM Anti-Harassment And Nondiscrimination Policy

It is the policy of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine that all participants in Society activities will enjoy an environment free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.  ASRM is committed to the philosophy of equal opportunity and treatment for all members regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, military status, or any other reason not related to scientific merit.

Please read the full policy here.

ASRM Conflict of Interest Policy

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine depends on the active voluntary involvement and leadership of its members to accomplish its mission and to maintain its credibility as a valued resource. To do so, all involved will have to scrupulously avoid any conflict between their own respective personal, professional, or business interests and the interest of the ASRM, in any and all actions taken by them in their respective capacities on behalf of the ASRM. Read the full policy [here].

Refund/Non-Attendance Policy

Cancellations received on or before September 11th, will receive a full refund minus a $150 processing fee. Cancellation requests must be
submitted in writing.

Cancellations received after September 11th will not be eligible for a refund.

Recorded Content Bundle Fees are non-refundable.