ASM Boards & Committees Activities

ASM Futures Project
We Want to Hear from You!

The ASM Futures Project is an effort to update the Society’s strategic plan and examine governance structures and processes by taking a look at the future direction of ASM, the governance, alignment of resources, activities supported by these resources, and the new capacities that the organization will need to develop. There are multiple opportunities for you to learn more about the project and to provide input into the work on governance. Look for the flyer in your registration bag for more information. To learn more about this project, visit

Open Town Hall Meetings
Sunday, May 31
7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. | Meeting Room 242
Monday, June 1
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | Meeting Room 239

State of the Society
Monday, June 1
12:00 p.m. | La Nouvelle Orleans Ballroom C
ASM President, Timothy Donohue, will talk about the Project during his State of the Society address.

Meet the ASM Futures Project Group
Booth 501


ASM Microbe 2016 Information Session
Sunday, May 31
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m | Meeting Room 239

During this session, members of the ASM Microbe 2016 Steering Committee will give an overview of this inaugural event and answer any questions. Light refreshments will be provided. There will be door prizes including a free registration to ASM Microbe 2016!


Federal Funding Opportunities Breakfast
Sponsored by the Public and Scientific Affairs Board

Monday, June 1
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. | Meeting Room 242

Enjoy a continental breakfast while learning about funding opportunities available to microbiologists from several federal agencies that support biomedical, environmental and life sciences research.


Committee on the Status of Women in Microbiology
Open Forum Meeting
Monday, June 1
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. | New Orleans Marriott, Galerie 4

This Open Forum will allow you to network, discuss career issues for women in microbiology, and learn more about the CSWM and how to become more involved in ASM activities.

Monday, June 1
4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. | New Orleans Marriott, Galerie 5

The EMD Millipore Alice C. Evans Award winner and the recipients of the Career Development Grants for Postdoctoral Women will be acknowledged.


Center for the History of Microbiology
ASM Archives at asm 2015

The Center for the History of Microbiology/ASM Archives (CHOMA) Committee is pleased to announce its schedule of asm2015 meeting events: 

For additional information on these activities and to learn more about CHOMA, go to


Education Board of the ASM
The Education Board of the ASM is pleased to announce its Career Development programming:

Career Development Workshops are complimentary however registration is required.