2021 Annual Meeting Banner

Frequently Asked Questions


Registration

    Thursday, April 29 – Sunday, May 2, 2021

    This year’s meeting will be a 100% virtual event. All session times will be Eastern Daylight Time.

    Register Now through the link on the Annual Meeting tab. Log in to you existing account. If you do not have an account, please create an account.

    Click on the "Forgot your Password" link at the bottom of the login prompt. You can also request help by contacting webmaster@breastsurgeons.org.

    Yes, you will have on-demand access to recorded sessions on the virtual event platform through June 2, 2021. Afterwards, meeting registrants will have continued access to recordings in the ASBrS Video Library.

    The Registration Fees page has detailed fee information for the General Session.

    The meeting registration fee includes tuition for the general session, electronic handouts and presentations, on-demand access to videos of the general session presentations, and admittance to the virtual exhibit hall and poster session. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be earned by attending the meeting.

    ASBrS Candidate Members

    As a candidate member, you may complete our online meeting registration form to receive the student rate. Additional documentation is not required.

    Student Non-Members

    As a non-member you must complete a paper registration form and provide a program verification letter. The verification letter must:

    • be signed by your program director;
    • state the program you are enrolled in;
    • include the start and end dates of the program;
    • be submitted with your meeting registration.

    Yes, you may register for our meeting at the non-member rate. However, you can receive a discounted rate by becoming a member. Please visit our "Becoming a Member" page for more information.

    If you are unable to make your payment through our PayPal payment service, please contact the Society at meetingregistration@breastsurgeons.org for further assistance.

    Yes, attendees may register through the close of the meeting.

    No, the ASBrS does not offer one day only registration. You must register for the entire meeting.

    The Registration Fees page details our cancellation/refund policy.

    At the time of online payment, receipts are emailed directly from PayPal, our payment processing company. To download your registration summary and payment confirmation, go to "My Meeting Materials" on your account page.

    Please contact the ASBrS office at 410‑381‑9500 or 877‑992‑5470 or email your questions to meetingregistration@breastsurgeons.org.


General Session

    Yes, through your account page, access "My Meeting Materials", which will provide you with meeting materials for all portions of the meeting you are registered for.

    Yes, the 2021 Annual Meeting will provide an opportunity to earn up to 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit(s)™. At the start of the Annual Meeting, CME certificates will become accessible through the "My Meeting Materials" webpage. You may obtain CME credits by viewing the sessions live or recorded through June 2, 2021.

    To learn more about CME offered at the Annual Meeting, view CME Information (pdf). Additional opportunities for CME credits will be available in the upcoming months.

    The American Society of Breast Surgeons is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    You may email meetingregistration@breastsurgeons.org to request one.

    Yes, after each session has concluded it will be posted as an on-demand video available on the virtual event site through June 2, 2021.

    The meeting is accessible on a mobile device or tablet and formatted to that experience in addition to the standard web browser view.

    No webcam is required to attend the meeting.

    No, an up-to-date web browser is the only prerequisite to participate in the virtual meeting. Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and the new Edge browser are the preferred browsers.

    In most cases firewalls will not pose a problem. Check with your institution’s IT department to ensure your system will operate properly.


Industry Events

    Yes, attendees will have the opportunity to interact with the industry’s most influential companies in the Virtual Exhibit Hall. Exhibitors will showcase the latest technology and the newest procedures. You will be able to schedule meetings with company representatives, view product videos and brochures, drop your business card and see this technology at your convenience.

    Thursday, April 29
    Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall: 7:00 pm et–8:00 pm et

    Friday, April 30
    Break in Exhibit Hall: 12:00 pm et–1:15 pm et
    Break in Exhibit Hall: 2:30 pm et–3:30 pm et

    Saturday, May 1
    Break in Exhibit Hall: 9:00 am et–10:00 am et
    Break in Exhibit Hall: 12:30 pm et–1:45 pm et

    Sunday, May 2
    Break in Exhibit Hall: 9:00 am et–10:00 am et

    There will be a number of industry-supported events scheduled during the meeting for attendees to take advantage of. More information to follow as events are scheduled.


Posters/Abstracts

    Abstract submission is closed. The next call for abstracts deadline is November 3, 2021. More information will be available on the Society’s website in August.

    Yes, all poster presenters must register for the Annual Meeting.

    Yes, after our embargo lifts on April 29, 2021, the abstracts will become available online under the Annual Meeting tab.