How do I make a hotel reservation for the meeting?

Visit the Registration/Hotel page for more information on booking. Reservations must be made by March 24, 2017 to be eligible for the reduced rate.

What is the best way to get to the Hilton Union Square after arriving in San Francisco?

For information on numerous transportation options including taxis, shuttles, car service or rentals, rapid rail, commuter rail, buses and more, visit the airport's To & From SFO page. Self-parking at the hotel is $53.58/day; valet parking is $62.70/day. Both prices include tax.

What is the average temperature in San Francisco during late April?

The average high is 63°F; the average low is 50°F

I'd like to bring my family with me. Are there activities for children?

Click here for more information about onsite amenities and services. For more information on things to do in and around the city, check out Please note: No one under the age of 18 is allowed in the Exhibit Hall at any time.

Does the Annual Meeting count towards my meeting attendance requirement for membership?

Yes, the ACMS bylaw remains that ACMS Fellow and Associate members 'must attend at least one (1) of three (3) consecutive annual meetings of the College.' (Article III. Section 3.2.a; 3.2.b.)

Important Dates

January 2017
5:  Pre-registration & hotel room block open
12:  Abstract submission deadline

February 2017
15:  Fellows-in-Training Clinicopathological
       Case Competition submission deadline
16:  Early meeting registration ends

March 2017
3:  Exhibit booths must be paid in full
24:  Hotel room block closes
31:  Pre-registration ends; must register
       onsite after this date
31:  No Exhibitor refunds after this date

April 2017
27-30:  Annual Meeting

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