2018 Annual Meeting

Special Events


General Session registrants are invited to attend the following special events:

Thursday, May 3
Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall (Coquina Ballroom)
7:30 pm–9:00 pm
Enjoy food and drink while meeting fellow attendees and representatives from the industry's top vendors and getting a first look at this year’s exhibits.

Friday, May 4
THE AMERICAN SOCIETY OF BREAST SURGEONS Business Meeting (Mediterranean Ballroom)
4:45 pm–5:15 pm
Get an update on the Society's programs and activities from our leadership at the annual business meeting. All Society members are encouraged to attend.

Poster Session and Reception I (Palazzo D-E)
6:00 pm–7:30 pm
Don't miss this opportunity to review the latest scientific developments in a relaxing atmosphere and meet the presenters, while enjoying light refreshments. Free to all registered attendees and paid guests.


Saturday, May 5
"Quickshot" Scientific Presentations (Location TBD)
12:30 pm–1:30 pm
(Lunch is provided)
Hear researchers as they give presentations of their findings, followed by questions and answers.

President’s Reception and Award Presentations (Valencia Lawn)
6:30 pm–7:30 pm
Join your colleagues in a toast to Society President Steven Chen, MD, at the President’s Reception.

The following presentations will also be made at the reception:

  • American Society of Breast Surgeons Foundation Awards
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons/Arnold P. Gold Foundation Humanism in Medicine Award
  • Scientific Session Awards: Outstanding Scientific Presentation Award, George Peters Award, Scientific Impact Award
  • Recognition of outgoing board members

Poster Session and Reception II (Palazzo D-E)
7:30 pm–8:30 pm
Don't miss this opportunity to review the latest scientific developments in a relaxing atmosphere and meet the presenters, while enjoying light refreshments. Free to all registered attendees and paid guests.

NOTE: For information on vendor-supported symposia, please see the Vendor Supported Events page of this website.