Registration now open for the Centennial Celebration and 99th Meeting!

Centennial Celebration and Ninety-Ninth Meeting of the



28 June-2 July 2019

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill – Washington, DC

This year’s meeting will offer an exciting program with five workshops, five symposia, two plenary sessions, in addition to the diversity of high-quality contributed papers and posters. Workshops will provide training in using de novo genome assembly, big data hacking, acoustic monitoring, student mentoring, and science communication. Symposia will include current topics in scientific collecting and conservation, Ecuadorian mammals, GenBank to Redlist, murine model systems, and urban mammal communities.

The two plenary sessions will feature student Honoraria and Fellowship recipients and the 2018 recipients of the ASM Grinnell, Leopold, and Merriam Awards—Drs. Denise Dearing, Steve Goodman, and Stan Boutin. And we are honored to have a capstone session focusing on the next 100 years of mammalian biodiversity and conservation, featuring Drs. Gerardo Ceballos, Kate Jones, and Tom Lovejoy.

A full social agenda also is planned and will include fieldtrips to the Smithsonian’s Museum Support Center, Cullman Library of Natural History, and historic mammal collection; the opening social at the Hyatt Regency; the annual Run-for-Research around DC; the picnic at the National Zoo; and closing social and awards ceremony at the National Museum of Natural History. Please be sure to share and follow ASM 2019 on social media by using #ASM100!!!


Online registration is now open for ASM 2019!!! Do not forget to signup for workshops, fieldtrips, meeting socials, and other a la carte items. Regular registration ends March 31st!!! Contact Christy Classi at the ASM Business Office for assistance.


Lodging: For the 2019 ASM, we will be staying at the Hyatt Regency Washington of Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. They Hyatt is conveniently situated two blocks from the U.S. Capitol and close to the Washington Convention Center and D.C.’s most popular historic, cultural, dining, and entertainment venues. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-233-1234 or visiting this website. Please be sure to mention the “American Society of Mammalogists” if you call.  Check out the meeting travel and lodging page for more information!

Transportation: Washington D.C. is serviced primarily by Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA), located 20 minutes from the hotel in Arlington, VA. Rental cars, taxis, shuttle buses, and the Metrorail are either in the terminal or nearby and available as transportation to and from the hotel. Before you depart, make sure you are prepared for the REAL ID Act.

Additionally, attendees may prefer to fly into and out of Baltimore/Washington International Airport (31 miles/55 minutes) or Dulles International Airport (28 miles/35 minutes). Another option is Amtrak via Union Station for rail (8 to 10-minute walk to the Hyatt Regency), or if you prefer bus, the area is serviced by Greyhound and Megabus.

D.C.’s metro system has stations all across the city and typically has trains available every eight minutes. Every city has different metro systems, so we recommend that if you plan on using D.C.’s metro system that you familiarize yourself with it before hand to prevent confusion. You can visit this website to learn more about how to navigate the system, metro fares, hours, and etiquette.


Share your research with hundreds of mammalogists from around the world. Submit your abstract for an oral presentation or poster for ASM 2019! Abstract submissions will open on February 15, 2019 and close on March 31, 2019 at 11:59 pm (Central Daylight Time). All presenters MUST register and submit full payment for the conference prior to submitting their abstract. The abstract submission link will be found in the email confirmation immediately following payment. Please allow enough time for the automated registration system to process your payment to meet the submission deadline. An abstract will not be accepted for the program until the presenting author has registered and paid in full.


Professional conduct is expected of all participants in ASM sponsored activities, including the annual meetings, and of any individual representing the ASM. ASM is dedicated to ensuring the opportunity for active, equal participation in all ASM functions by all members, regardless of gender, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, physical appearance, disability, or sexual orientation. Discrimination and harassment are prohibited by the ASM; no individual should feel harassed, threatened, or unsafe at any ASM sponsored activity. The full text of ASM’s Statement on Inclusion is available here. Concerns or allegations of misconduct or harassment should be directed the Office of the Ombudsperson (John L. Koprowski and Jessica E. Light or reported online here. Course of action for alleged misconduct may be found here.

See the ASM Ombudsperson webpage and the ASM 2019 webpage for the full text of the Code of Conduct.

For more ASM 2019 information, visit the ASM meeting website.

Contact Info:
John Murray
Kansas State Conference Management
Phone: (785) 532-2402