Schedule of Special Events during ASBMB Annual Meeting 2015
OPENING RECEPTION & SCIENCE OUTREACH
Boston Convention and Exhibition, Ballroom Foyer
Saturday, March 28, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM (immediately following the Opening Lecture)
Kick start your meeting experience enjoying refreshments while connecting with friends and fellow attendees at the ASBMB Opening Reception. The Science Outreach Poster Session will be happening concurrently. Poster demonstrating a wide range of outreach efforts across our membership will be on display during the reception. After the reception, explore Boston’s expanding waterfront nightlife. ASBMB members and biochemistry nonmember attendees and guests are welcome at the Opening Lecture and Reception.
ASBMB WELCOME AND NETWORKING RECEPTION
sponsored by the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, Marina Ballroom II
Sunday, March 29, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
The ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee welcomes primary investigators, industry professionals, educators, young scientists and students to enjoy this networking and mentoring reception. ASBMB members and
biochemistry nonmembers welcome. Reception features posters from this year's ASBMB Graduate Minority Travel Award recipients.
CELEBRATE WITH THE JBC
Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, Level 2, Northeast Lobby
Monday, March 30, 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM, immediately following the afternoon
Attendees, authors and JBC board members are welcome to join in the celebration and find your home in the JBC. Explore the Journal’s 23 Affinity Groups, network with the Associate Editors, get answers to your publication-related questions, and enjoy JBC-hosted refreshments. We will thank our authors and want to meet our future authors, so please join us for this fun and festive block-party celebration. ASBMB members and biochemistry registrants welcome.
Y.E.S. MIXER (YOUNG EXPERIMENTAL SCIENTISTS)
Consult program for location.
Monday, March 30, 9:00-11:00pm
The Y.E.S. Mixer brings together trainees and students from all Experimental Biology disciplines for a fun, club-like, dance party. Meeting registration badge must be worn to gain admittance. Beverage tickets issued at the door, while supplies last. Alcohol will Not be served to those under 21 or those without proper ID.
WOMEN SCIENTISTS NETWORKING EVENT
Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel, Marina Ballroom III
Tuesday, March 31, 6:15 - 8:00 pm
Each year, the ASBMB sponsors a session where women scientists reflect on some aspect of their careers or general issues surrounding women’s participation in science. Event details coming soon.