American Society of Andrology.

Special Events

42nd Annual Conference

“New Concepts and Perspectives in Male Reproduction Health”
April 22 – 25, 2017
The Hilton Miami Downtown
Miami, Florida

XXIVth North American Testis Workshop

“From Testis Differentiation to Sperm Production”
April 19 – 22, 2017

Clinical Symposium
 

“Sexual Function and Fertility in the Spinal Cord Injured Male”
April 22, 2017

Andrology Laboratory Workshop

“Restoring Strict Morphology Relevance:
A Consensus Workshop”

April 22, 2017

Trainee Directed
Mini-Symposium

“Finding Your BLISS:
Careers in Andrology”

 
April 23, 2017

LUNCHEONS
Laboratory Science Forum Luncheon
“Discordance and the lab: Evaluating and processing semen from virus-infected patients”

Date:Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time:12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Speaker:Erma Z. Drobnis, PhD, University of Missouri School of Medicine; Reproductive Medicine & Fertility
Cost:$35.00 for Attendees (Member/Non-Member). *Lab Science Forum Lunch included in ALW registration fee.
Please sign up for this event on the registration form only if you are not attending ALW.

Mentoring Luncheon Sponsored by the Diversity and Trainee Affairs Committees

Date:Sunday, April 23, 2017
Time:12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Speaker:Michael A. Palladino, PhD, Monmouth University
Cost:$25.00 for Trainees, $35.00 for Attendees (Member/Non-Member).
Please sign up for this event on the registration form.

Women in Andrology Luncheon and Discussion

Date:Monday, April 24, 2017
Time:12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Host:Jannette Dufour, PhD, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Cost:$25.00 for Trainees, $35.00 for Attendees (Member/Non-Member).
Please sign up for this event on the registration form.

EVENING EVENTS
Welcome Reception

Date:Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time:8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Location:Symphony Ballroom I/II
Dress:Business casual or casual attire is appropriate
Cost:One ticket included in ASA registration; $25.00 for additional tickets.
Please sign up for this event on the registration form.

Join us for a welcome reception to connect with friends and colleagues. Admission to the reception is included in your ASA meeting registration fee; however, it is not included if you are only attending the Testis Workshop.

Trainee Forum and Mixer

Date:Sunday, April 23, 2017
Time:7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location:Upper Pool Terrace
Cost:Complimentary; all members of the society are welcome.
Please sign up for this event on the registration form.

The ASA Trainee Forum and Mixer provides an opportunity for trainee members to meet other trainees, as well as more established members of the society. This is a relaxed, informal event with appetizers, beer and wine provided. Senior members of the society will be present in this informal forum and discussion group setting to answer your questions about relevant topics such as grant writing, searching for a post-doctor job, alternative PhD career paths, succeeding in the clinic or lab, etc.

Annual Banquet

Date:Monday, April 24, 2017
Time:7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Location:El Tucán, 1111 SW 1st Ave, Miami, FL 33130
Cost:$80.00 for Attendees (Member/Non-Member), $40.00 for Trainees. Includes dinner, cocktails and entertainment.
Please sign up for this event on the registration form.

Close your eyes, take a deep breath and be transported to the bygone era of glitz and glamour. El Tucán is a modern day cabaret that reinvigorates the lavish dinner and show concepts of the 1940’s Havana, Cuba. Nestled in the heart of Miami’s bustling Financial District, the ASA banquet will offer a note-worthy experience featuring a taste of Miami.

OPTIONAL WORKSHOPS/SYMPOSIA
ASA Andrology Lab Workshop
“Restoring Strict Morphology Relevance: A Consensus Workshop”

Date:Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time:8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Cost:$295 ASA Member (Active or Trainee)
and $345 Non Member (Limited up to 60 participants)

Please sign up for this event on the registration form. Please note the Lab Science Forum Lunch is included in ALW registration fee.

This one-day preconference workshop is intended for sperm morphology analysts who would like to improve classification stability and comparability among lab personnel, restore predictive value in sperm morphology, become less strict in classification, and learn a method that is rational, repeatable and defined. Approved by the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) Professional Enrichment Educational Renewal (PEER) for a total 0.85 CEUs or 8.5 contact hours of continuing education activity.

ASA Clinical Symposium
“Sexual Function and Fertility in the Spinal Cord Injured Male”

Date:Saturday, April 22, 2017
Time:1:00 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Cost:This event is complimentary to ASA Conference registered Attendees. However for those who would like to attend this program and are not registering for the ASA meeting, the rate is $75.00 for a Clinical Symposium Only Registration.
Please sign up for this event on the registration form.

This clinical symposium will focus on state-of-the-art urology/ andrology care for spinal cord injured male patients. This unique opportunity will be of great benefit to any clinician caring for spinal cord injury patients.

ASA 3rd Annual Trainee Directed Mini-Symposium
“Finding Your BLISS: Careers in Andrology”

Date:Sunday, April 23, 2017
Time:5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Cost:Included in the ASA Annual Meeting Registration fees, however requires RSVP.
Please sign up for this event on the registration form.