2018 NACMID/NEB-ASM Joint Conference

April 23-24, 2018. Four Points Sheraton, Wakefield MA

Microbiology: Going Forward

Monday April 23, full day workshops

  • Biosafety, Biosecurity and Competencies - A Guide to Creating a Culture of Safety and Security in the Laboratory with Shoolah Escott
  • Culture Independent Testing from Multiple Viewpoints with Dr Nancy Miller (infectious disease), Dr Joseph Rubino (PAMA, coding and compliance), Emily Harvey and Johanna Vostok (epidemiology)
  • Clinical Mycology with Sarah Zimmerman
  • Antiobiotic Resistance & Sucseptibility Testing with Dr April Bobenchik

Stay Monday evening for wine, cheese, exhibits and our Keynote Speaker! Open and free to all!

Keynote Presentation by Dr Harold Sanchez, Associate Chief of Pathology and Medical Director of Microbiology, Hospital of Central Connecticut:

"Five Percent of the World: The 1918 Spanish Influenza Pandemic"

Tuesday April 24, general sessions

  • Fecal Transplants with Dr Elizabeth Hohmann
  • Vaccine Update with Dr Michael Mina
  • Student Symposium - a potpourri of platform presentations
  • Clinical Microbiology Case Studies with Dr Sanjat Kanjilal
  • Panel Discussion on CREs with Tracey Stiles and Dr Stephen Brecher
  • The Surveyors are Coming! Are you Really Ready? Learn How to Pass Your Clinical Lab Inspection with Dr Harvey George
  • Food Microbiology with Dr Kathleen Gensheimer


Online registration now open!

NACMID or ASM Member Rates:

  • One day (Monday or Tuesday) - $110
  • Two days - $160

Non-member Rates:

  • One day (Monday or Tuesday) - $145
  • Two days - $210

Student Rates:

  • One day (Monday or Tuesday) - $20
  • Two days - $40

Institution Passes:

  • One day pass to be shared by two people from the same institution, each attending half day only - $110
  • Two day pass to be shared by two people from the same institution, each attending one day only - $195

Hotel Information

Four Points Sheraton

1 Audubon Road

Wakefield, MA 01880



$139/night group rate. Be sure to mention NACMID/NEB-ASM when booking your room! Link to book room online coming soon!

2018 Conference Brochure

2018 Annual Meeting Brochure (pdf)