2018 Meeting

Saturday, 27 October 2018 at North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville, NC

Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Approximately 8:00AM - 5:00PM, with reception to follow.

North Carolina Arboretum, Asheville NC

Registration :

To register, please click herePre-Registration closes October 17, 2018.

Payment :

Registrants will receive a program (including abstracts and attendee roster), a box lunch, morning and afternoon refreshments, and the evening reception following the meeting. Payment can be made at the time of registration using the registration link above with payment made via Paypal.

Pre-Registration closes October 17, 2018  - $20
On-site Registration payable at the door- $25

Information for presenters :

          Submit an abstract here. Abstract submissions are due by October 7, 2018.

         Short talks
We are scheduling 15 minutes for each talk. This includes Q&A and switching time, so plan on about 12 minutes for your talk, a couple of minutes for Q&A, leaving us 1 minute for switching to the next speaker. Plan on bringing your presentation on a USB memory stick.
Posters will be mounted using small paper clamps onto 36" x 48" hardboard sheets, which can be placed onto the easels either horizontally (landscape) or vertically (portrait). We will provide clamps, boards, and easels; all you need to bring is your poster. If your poster is in panels or pieces, you should contact the meeting organizers ASAP. 
Schedule :
Coming soon!

Elections :
The Executive Board meeting will be held during lunch, and will the election of new officers. If you would like to nominate someone or volunteer to run for office, please feel free to do so by sending an email to elections@northcarolinaasm.org.

Presentation Awards :

For those of you who will be traveling the day before the meeting, or staying the night afterwards, there are many hotels around the Asheville area. Please be aware that October is peak season for the Asheville area and hotel rooms are in very high demand.

Conference Hotels (as long as rooms are available):
Please mention “NCASM”.  Book by Oct 9th, 2018.

Holiday Inn Express and Suites Asheville SW – Outlet Ctr Area
1 Wedgefield Dr., Asheville NC 28806
(828) 665-6519
Room rate: $239.00 per night
Use the following link for reservations at Holiday Inn Express and Suites Asheville SW – Outlet Ctr Area

Comfort Suites Outlet Center
890 Brevard Rd, Asheville NC 28806
(828) 665-4000
Room rate: $180.00 per night
Use the following link for reservations at Comfort Suites Outlet Center


Other Hotels near the NC Arboretum

Comfort Suites Outlet Center
890 Brevard Rd, Asheville NC 28806
(828) 665-4000

Rodeway Inn and Suites
9 Wedgefield Dr., Asheville NC 28806
(828) 670- 8800

Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott
11 Rocky Ridge Rd., Asheville NC 28806
(828) 665-4242

Hampton Inn and Suites
835 Brevard Rd., Asheville NC 28806
(828) 575-9593


Hotels near I-40:

Red Roof Inn Asheville West
16 Cromwell Rd., Asheville NC 28806
(828) 667-9803

Comfort Inn Biltmore West
15 Crowell Rd., Asheville NC 28806
(828) 665-6500

The Asheville Inn
1 Acton Circle, Asheville NC 28806
(828) 665- 2100

Country Inn and Suites by Radisson Biltmore West
1914 Old Haywood Rd., Asheville NC 28806
(828) 665- 9556

Sleep Inn Asheville – Biltmore West
1918 Old Haywood Rd., Asheville NC 28806
(828) 670-7600

Ramada by Wyndham Asheville – Biltmore West
275 Smokey Park Highway, Asheville NC 28806
(828) 667-4501

Closer from the east:

Brookstone Lodge
4 Roberts Rd., Asheville NC 28803
(828) 398-5888

2018 Meeting Contac

Indi Bose, Western Carolina University ibose@email.wcu.edu 
Sean O'Connell, Western Carolina University: soconnell@email.wcu.edu