Special events

Wine and Bubbly Networking Reception: Thursday, 5:15 pm
Resident/Fellow and Fellowship Directors Meet & Greet:
Friday, 5:45 pm

Excellence in ASRA Awards Luncheon: Sat., 11:45 am

ASRA Chat Room
& Internet Cafe

A Taste of Napa and a View to Remember: Saturday, 7-10 pm


Wine and Bubbly Networking Reception and Exhibit Hall GRAND OPENING!

Thursday, April 6, 2017 • 5:15-6:30 pm • Exhibit Hall
Cap off meeting day one with a glass of wine or bubbly while enjoying light hors d’oeuvres with friends, colleagues, and exhibitors. This is your first chance to discover the exhibit hall and its vast array of products and services. Free to all attendees. View last year’s reception photo album. Guests are welcome with the purchase of a ticket for $60 onsite. 

Resident/Fellow and Fellowship Directors Meet and Greet

Friday, April 7, 2017 • 5:45-7:00 pm • Atrium
Free to all Residents and Fellows, no registration required 
Generously supported by: Halyard Health
Don’t miss this opportunity to enjoy a beverage while networking with fellow trainees and a number of North American Fellowship Directors. 

Excellence in ASRA Awards Luncheon

Saturday, April 8, 2017 • 11:45 am–1:15 pm • Lunch Session
Celebrate cutting-edge research with the Carl Koller Memorial Research Grant Update and the Gaston Labat lecture by award recipient Dr. Nigel Sharrock. All meeting attendees are welcome to attend the presentations, but lunch tickets start at a low $10 for ASRA members

ASRA Chat Room

Thursday through Saturday • Exhibit Hall Opening Hours
Is there a speaker you’d like to talk with, a topic you’d like to discuss, or a question you’d like to explore outside of the formal sessions? Let us know, and we’ll promote it for a live chat session with fellow attendees during a refreshment break in the exhibit hall.  Email ideas and requests to asrameetings@asra.com.

ASRA Annual Meeting Celebration: A Taste of Napa and a View to Remember

Saturday, April 8, 2017, 7:00-10:00 pm
The View Lounge Atop the San Francisco Marriott
The meeting will be capped off with a private event in the iconic View Lounge atop the San Francisco Marriott Marquis. You’ll enjoy a collection of California wines and signature cocktails accompanied by locally inspired small plates and breathtaking panoramic views of the city. Ask anyone who attended last year’s bash, this is a not-to-be-missed evening of food, drink, and ASRA friends. Tickets for attendees and guests start at $80 onsite. The ticket includes food, open bar, and entertainment until 10:00 pm.