Registration is Open!

Join us June 15-19, in Houston, Texas at the George R. Brown Convention Center for ASM Microbe 2023

ASM Microbe takes off in Houston, home to the world's largest children's hospital, Texas Medical Center, NASA's Johnson Space Center, world-class art, rodeo and award-winning cuisine. Join us in "Space City" for the microbial science event of the year!

Book Your Hotel With Our Official Provider, Maritz Global Events, by June 1. Housing can be reserved when you register.

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Registration Rates

Become an ASM Member. Save up to $365 on your registration.

Onsite Registration

After May 24
ASM Member TypeMember Price
Premium $1,420      $965
Global Outreach
Medical Lab Specialist
$1,420      $1,055
Postdoc Global Outreach
$925      $685
Student Presenter
Student Global Outreach
$710      $520
Non-membersFull Price
Invited Speaker$340
Non-Exhibiting Supplier$1,575
Exhibitor Booth Personnel$160

Digital Registration

After May 24
ASM Member TypeMember Price
ASM Member $675      $375
ASM Postdoc Member $575      $275
ASM Postdoc Member $550      $175
Non-membersFull Price
Postdoc Non-Member$575
Student Non-Member$550

Onsite Registration

Now - May 24
ASM Member TypeMember Price
ASM Member $650      $350
ASM Post Doc Member $550      $250
ASM Post Doc Member $450      $150
Non-membersFull Price
Postdoc Non-Member$550
Student Non-Member$450

Digital Registration

After May 24
ASM Member TypeMember Price
ASM Member $675      $375
ASM Postdoc Member $575      $275
ASM Postdoc Member $550      $175
Non-membersFull Price
Postdoc Non-Member$575
Student Non-Member$550
What Does Onsite Registration Include?
  • In-Depth and Cross-Track Symposia.
  • General sessions.
  • Track Hub and Lounge & Learn sessions.
  • Meet-the-Experts and Career Talks.
  • Mini-Conferences.
  • Live Exhibit & Poster Hall.
  • Digital Exhibit Hall.
  • Industry & Science Symposia.
  • Poster presentations.
  • ePoster gallery.
  • On-demand library (through December 19, 2023).
  • Personal itinerary planner.
  • Virtual networking opportunities via the mobile app.
  • Q&A with speakers via the mobile app.
  • Courses and workshops (additional fee). 
  • Continuing education credits (additional fee).
What Does Digital Registration Include?
  • In-Depth and Cross-Track Symposia (on-demand).
  • General sessions (live-streaming).
  • Digital Exhibit Hall.
  • ePoster gallery (viewing only).
  • On-demand library (through Dec. 19, 2023)
  • Personal itinerary planner.
  • Virtual networking opportunities via the mobile app.

Registration is Easy as 1-2-3


Get Instructions.

Login or create your ASM account. Creating an account does not require membership.


Register for ASM Microbe.

Register and choose housing.


Plan your ASM Microbe experience.

Explore the Scientific Program, find your track and engage with your community.

Book Your Hotel by June 1

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Maritz Global Events is the only official housing and registration provider for ASM Microbe 2023. Participants register and book hotel rooms through the Maritz site. Improper solicitation of hotel reservations from any company other than Maritz is not approved by ASM.

Hotels must be reserved by June 1, 2023.

Both ASM members and non-members must have ASM user accounts to log in and complete the registration process. If you do not have an ASM user account or need to check the status of your account,  use this portal to enter your email address.  If you are not in the system, you will be directed to create an account, then you will continue the registration process. 
Please note: Creating an account is required to register for the meeting but does not obligate you to become an ASM member. 

Registration Customer Service

From 9 a.m.-5 p.m. ET, dial Toll Free: 844-798-5486 or International: 011-864-208-8351.

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Press Registration

Accredited reporters may register for a press pass to access to the ASM Microbe 2023 press room and the online press room. 

To request Press Registration, contact the ASM Communications department by email at If approved, you will receive registration instructions. Approved Press registrants will be required to show press credentials at the time of press badge pickup. 

All ASM Microbe abstracts will be embargoed until  May 15. Late breaker abstracts will be embargoed until  June 15. Some abstracts will be embargoed to coincide with the times they are presented at the meeting. Embargo times and dates will be clearly marked on all press releases. 

Additionally, press releases and other promotional activity by third parties must coincide with the date and time of the presentation. 

When asking for outside comment on press releases or news stories before the embargo has lifted, journalists are requested to ensure that the embargo is respected. ASM reserves the right to ban any journalist from the meeting who breaks the embargo or breaches the media policy in any other way. 

Please contact the ASM communications office at  with any questions regarding press passes and embargoes.

Payment and Receipts

Four Easy Ways to Pay

Credit Card
Pay by credit card at the time you submit your registration.
ACH Direct Deposit or Bank/Wire Transfer (the preferred method of payment if not paying by credit card)

When making a payment, please include the name and registration ID number of the registrant.

ACH/Wire Transfer Details
Beneficiary Bank: American National Bank
Bank Location: 8990 W. Dodge Road, Omaha, NE, USA
ABA #: 104000854
Beneficiary Account #: 3305487
Beneficiary Customer: American Society for Microbiology 
Address: 1375 North Highway Drive, Fenton, MO 63099, USA

If your payment does not arrive by May 25, 2023, your registration payment type will be changed and you will be required to provide a credit card for payment.

Check Payments

Make your check payable to the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).

Please mail your conference payment to:
            Maritz - ATL FSS Department 
            c/o ASM Microbe
            1375 North Highway Drive, 8th Floor
            Fenton, MO 63099

If your check does not arrive by May 25, 2023 your registration payment type will be changed and you will be required to provide an alternate form of payment.

Please note: Registrations paid by ACH, Bank/Wire Transfer or check will not be complete until payment is received and processed to your registration record. Processing to your record once payment is received can take 1-2 weeks for ACH and Bank/Wire Transfer payments and 2 weeks for check payments.

Registration Policies

Health and Safety

Requirements for entry to ASM Microbe 2023 are subject to change based on ASM policies, governmental regulations, venue requirements or other mandates applicable to the meeting. Please visit our health and safety page for updates to the health and safety policies.


Cancellation of paid registration on or before May 25, 2023, will be refunded, minus $50.00 processing fee. Cancellation of paid registration on or after May 25, 2023, is non-refundable. Refunds will be issued following ASM Microbe by July 20, 2023. Registrants unable to attend due to medical restrictions may receive a full refund, with supporting documentation. ASM strongly recommends all participants purchase travel insurance as ASM is not responsible for cancellation fees related to transpiration, hotel or other travel related expenses. Beginning May 26, 2023, no refunds will be processed.

On or prior to May 25, 2023, attendees will receive a full refund minus a $50.00 processing fee. Refunds will be issued at the conclusion of ASM Microbe 2023 and by July 20, 2023. 

Cancellation Instructions  

All cancellations must be in writing and emailed to or received by  May 25, 2023, to: 

ASM Microbe 2023 
c/o Maritz Global Business Services 
1375 North Highway Drive, 8th Floor 
Fenton, MO 63099 

On or prior to May 25, 2023 you will receive a full refund minus a $50.00 processing fee. Refunds will be issued at the conclusion of ASM Microbe 2023 and by July 20, 2023.

Beginning  May 26, 2023, no refunds will be processed

Registration Changes

Changing Your Registration Type

Individuals may change in-person registration to digital participation until May 25, 2023. Registration fees paid for in-person registration received by May 25 will be fully applied to digital registration. Any remaining balance between in-person and digital fees will be refunded if the request is received by May 25, 2023.

Guests and Children

Guest Policy

Individuals may register their spouse, partner or child not working in a microbiology occupation or field on-site at the ASM Microbe registration center. Adult guests will require proof of identification, such as a driver’s license with the same last name or address as the primary registrant. Individuals must register as a guest and pay the appropriate registration fee. You may not register a colleague or associate working in a related scientific field or studying microbiology in school as a guest. 

Non-Exhibitor Suppliers  

Non-Exhibiting Suppliers are companies or organizations that provide services or products to the field of microbiology but do not exhibit at ASM Microbe. Non-Exhibiting Supplies must register at the rate designated for this category of participation. The purpose of this policy is to protect the vendors exhibiting and maintain the integrity of the exhibit hall. Non-Exhibiting Suppliers are prohibited from soliciting attendees to transact business at the meeting or in official hotels. Non-Exhibiting Suppliers who are observed to be soliciting business in the aisles or other public spaces will be removed from the meeting immediately. 

Child Policy and Childcare Registration

Children under the age of 18 may accompany registered attendees by completing an accompanied minor registration form on-site in Houston. Children are not permitted in the Exhibit and Poster Hall during move-in or move-out hours.   

Childcare Services 

ASM Microbe will offer childcare service at the George R. Brown Convention Center.

**The deadline to register for childcare is Monday, May 15, 2023. Reservations requested after this date will be confirmed based on availability. View childcare provider registration details.  

Substitutions are not permitted.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Needs
ASM strives to host inclusive and accessible events that enable all individuals to engage and participate fully. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you require services or aids to participate fully in ASM Microbe 2023, please select the type(s) of service and indicate any specific needs during the registration process. ASM will assist with hearing, vision and mobility needs. 

Accommodation Reservations

​Some accommodation requests require advance notice to ensure that we have time to plan accordingly. To request one of the following accommodations, please complete the Accommodation Reservation Form by April 20, 2023:
  • American Sign Language (ASL).
  • Assisted Listening Device.
  • Childcare.
  • Mobility Accommodations.
To confirm services, individuals must officially register for the conference by May 9, 2023.

Reserving a Scooter at George R. Brown Convention Center 

ASM will provide electric scooters at no charge for registered attendees. Please indicate your need for a scooter during the registration process if you require one on-site. Scooters will be available for pick-up at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Scooters may not be taken off the property or used after hours. You must return them to the ASM Microbe registration desk at the end of each day. 

The Following Accommodations Will Be Available On-Site and Do Not Require a Reservation:

  • Gender-Neutral Restrooms.
  • Lactation Rooms.
  • Prayer/Meditation Rooms.
  • Session Captioning for On Demand Sessions (available for General Sessions and Symposia only).
Contact Information Release

The generous support provided by exhibitors is significant to the success of ASM Microbe 2023. The exhibiting company's goal in participating in ASM Microbe is to interact with the attendee and to provide the most current information on their products and services. Attendees mailing addresses will be made available to the exhibitors who wish to mail information. This list will only contain name, full address and affiliation (if provided). No phone numbers, fax numbers or email addresses will be included. 

Participants understand that photographs or videos may be taken during ASM Microbe 2023 and grant ASM permission to use images and voices which may be captured through video, photo or other media. 

Participants acknowledge that COVID-19 is an infectious virus that spreads easily through person-to-person contact and may cause serious illness to individuals who are unvaccinated and/or have certain medical risk factors. Federal and state public health authorities and ASM have issued basic health and safety guidelines aimed at mitigating the spread of the virus. Participants understand attending ASM Microbe 2023 may increase the risk of contracting COVID-19. ASM in no way warrants that the protective measures prescribed for ASM Microbe will completely prevent exposure to the COVID-19 virus. Participants agree to follow all public health and safety guidelines to attend ASM Microbe and freely and voluntarily assume the risk of COVID-19 exposure and infection. 

Take Advantage of ASM Member Discounts

ASM members get the best rates

ASM members receive substantial discounts on registration to ASM Microbe as well as other meetings. Your ASM membership must be active at the time of registration to receive the discounted rates. Join or renew your membership

ASM Supporting Members 

ASM Supporting members do not qualify for the ASM Member Rate. To receive a member rate, upgrade to contributing membership. Otherwise, please register as a non-member.  

ASM Student Members 

You must be an ASM Student Member to qualify for the student member rate. Student registrants will be required to upload student documentation (i.e., current student ID, official college/university letter confirming enrollment) during the registration process. You are not considered a confirmed ASM Microbe attendee until the student documentation is uploaded, reviewed and approved by ASM. 

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