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Frequently Asked Questions



    April 10–14, 2024

    Orlando World Center Marriott
    8701 World Center Drive
    Orlando, FL 32821

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    The Registration Fees page has detailed fee information for the General Session, Pre-Meeting Courses, and other options.

    The meeting registration fee includes tuition for the general session; electronic handouts and presentations; on-demand access to videos of the general session presentations; general session breakfasts, lunches, refreshment breaks; and admittance to the opening reception, exhibit hall, poster session and reception, as well as the president's reception. AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be earned by attending the meeting.

    As a medical trainee student, you may complete our online meeting registration form to receive the student rate. Verification letter / documentation is required to be uploaded at the time of registration. Please note that without this verification / documentation, you will not be eligible to receive the student rate. Nonmember residents/fellows are not considered medical trainee students.

    The Fellows Course 2024 is a special supplemental session designed to address the unique needs of current and prospective breast fellows. Participation in the complimentary program is reserved for fellows participating in a year-long multidisciplinary breast surgery fellowship program and residents entering or interested in a breast fellowship. Registration for the general session is required to attend this course.

    Note: All non-member fellows or residents must provide a letter from their program director verifying their status to register for the Fellows Course 2024 and must email registration@breastsurgeons.org to register and attach documentation.

    Yes, you may attend 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 registration@breastsurgeons.org for further assistance.

    Download a printable Official Invitation (pdf). To request a personalized letter of invitation, please email your request to registration@breastsurgeons.org. A letter will be sent to you via email in 2–3 business days.

    Yes, you may add to your existing registration by accessing the "My Meeting Materials" page

    Yes, you may register on site, but please be aware that all registration fees increase on site. Space in our pre-meeting courses will be subject to availability.

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

    No, the ASBrS does not have a separate registration for the exhibit hall only. You must register for the entire meeting.

    You may send a colleague in your place, but you must request a meeting registration transfer in writing by emailing registration@breastsurgeons.org.

    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".

    Registered guests may attend the opening reception, president's reception, and poster session and reception. A guest registration may only be purchased by a General Session attendee. An option to purchase a guest registration is available on the meeting attendee's meeting registration form, or if registration has already been completed, the meeting attendee can add it to their existing registration by accessing "My Meeting Materials" or may purchase a guest registration on site by visiting the Registration Desk.

    Guest registration is not open to industry representatives.

    Please contact the ASBrS office at 877-992-5470 or email your questions to registration@breastsurgeons.org.

    The certification written examinations have moved to a more convenient online format with on-demand access any day and time convenient for the certification candidate. Information regarding the certification process, exam registration, and preparation is found under the website's Clinical Resources tab: About Certification and Accreditation


    Orlando World Center Marriott
    8701 World Center Drive
    Orlando, FL 32821

    Hotel reservations are made through the housing link provided on your meeting registration confirmation. You must complete the registration process in order to receive a confirmation. To access your registration confirmation, go to "My Meeting Materials".

    After completing your housing reservation through the link provided on your registration confirmation, you will receive a reservation acknowledgement from our housing bureau. Confirmations from the hotel will be emailed to you one week prior to your arrival.

    The deadline for reserving your hotel room within the room block is March 22, 2024. Do not delay in reserving your room as the housing block may sell out prior to the deadline.

    Refunds will be issued on reservations cancelled at least 72 hours in advance of the confirmed arrival date. To cancel your reservation, you must contact the Society's housing bureau. Contact information can be found on your reservation acknowledgement and/or meeting registration confirmation.

    As your room is reserved in the Society's housing block, the hotel will not be able to assist with any questions or concerns regarding your reservation prior to arrival. Please do not contact the hotel directly. If you have any questions or concerns prior to arriving on site, you must contact our housing bureau. Contact information can be found on your reservation acknowledgement and/or meeting registration confirmation.

    If the hotel front desk staff is not able to assist you with your reservation questions or concerns, please visit the Society's housing desk.

    To change your hotel reservation, click on the 'Modify' link located on your reservation acknowledgement to access the housing site. If you are in need of contacting the housing bureau directly, please refer to the contact information located on your registration confirmation, accessible on the "My Meeting Materials" page.

    The Society has negotiated special room rates for our meeting attendees. In exchange for these negotiated rates, the Society has a contractual obligation to fill a minimum number of room nights during the Annual Meeting. Therefore, it is important that your room reservation is credited to the Society's room block. Please be sure to book your accommodations using the link provided on your meeting registration confirmation. Doing so will help to ensure that the Society is not assessed a financial penalty.

    The Orlando World Center Marriott is 17 miles from Orlando International Airport. Please be aware that traffic can be extremely heavy at any time. You should plan on the taxi, ride share, or shuttle ride taking at least 25 minutes.

    Transportation is the responsibility of each attendee. There are taxi, ride share, and shuttle services available at Orlando International Airport.


    Yes, attendees will have the opportunity to visit the industry's top vendors in the Exhibit Hall located in the Orlando World Center Marriott/Cypress Ballroom 3. Exhibitors will showcase the latest technology and the newest procedures. You will be able to meet with company representatives and see this technology first-hand.

    Thursday, April 11
    Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall: 7:00 pm–8:30 pm

    Friday, April 12
    Exhibit Hall Hours: 9:00 am–4:00 pm
    Break in Exhibit Hall: 10:15 am–10:45 am
    Lunch in Exhibit Hall: 12:15 pm–1:15 pm
    Break in Exhibit Hall: 3:30 pm–4:00 pm

    Saturday, April 13
    Exhibit Hall Hours: 9:00 am–4:00 pm
    Break in Exhibit Hall: 10:00 am–10:30 am
    Lunch in Exhibit Hall: 12:00 pm–1:15 pm
    Break in Exhibit Hall: 3:00 pm–3:30 pm

    No, we do not accept membership dues payments on site, but you may renew your membership online. You may also mail or fax your payment to the address/fax number below. For bank transfer details, email membership@breastsurgeons.org.

    American Society of Breast Surgeons
    7067 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 290
    Columbia, MD 21046
    Phone: 410-381-9500/877-992-5470
    Fax: 410-381-9512

    Yes, access "My Meeting Materials", which will provide you with meeting materials for all portions of the meeting and pre-meeting courses you are registered for.

    The ASBrS does not provide childcare on site.

    There are no organized activities for guests.

    To request special needs/assistance please email registration@breastsurgeons.org.

    The ASBrS registration counter is not secure, and we are not responsible for any personal belongings. Please visit the bell stand for a secure place to leave your belongings.

    Video and Photography Policy

    General Session: Non-flash photography and audio or video recording using hand-held equipment for strictly personal, social, or noncommercial use are permitted in the general session if not disruptive as determined by ASBrS. However, recording or streaming presentations in part or in their entirety for any commercial or non-personal use is strictly prohibited without prior permission from the ASBrS. ASBrS and the authors/presenters (as appropriate) retain copyright to their own work and reserve the right to ask for takedown of copyrighted material, this policy notwithstanding.

    Pre-Meeting Courses: Photography and video recordings are strictly prohibited.


    Abstract submission is closed.

    Posters will be grouped by topic and the staff will try to accommodate your request, but ASBrS cannot guarantee this. Please email abstracts@breastsurgeons.org for more information.

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

    Yes, the abstracts will become available on the 'Annual Meeting' tab after the embargo lifts on Thursday, April 11, 2024, at 11:30 AM Eastern.