Hotel & Travel​

2023 ASBC Meeting will be held at the Omni William Penn Hotel​ in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. View these pages for detailed information about Pittsburgh area attractions​​​ and transportation.​​

Transportation

Reservations

Room Rates: $195—single/double occupancy room, exclusive of taxes and fees*
Additional Discount: Save $100 on your registration when you stay at the Omni William Penn Hotel​!​
Reservation Deadline: ​May 12, 2023 (or whenever room block is filled)
Central Reservations Line: 1-800-THE-OMNI​


Reserve Your Room

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* To ensure accommodations for all attendees, a maximum of 2 hotel rooms per name can be reserved. Anyone holding a reservation inside the 2023 ASBC Meeting room block, needs to be registered to attend 2023 ASBC Meeting by May 1, 2023​​.​
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Did You Know?

Booking a room at the Omni William Penn Hotel—under the official conference room block—benefits you and supports ASBC. When you "book within the block," you help keep the meeting registration fees lower, you help our organizations secure future meeting sites, and you enable us to provide some important conference features that participants have come to enjoy. Please book responsibly.

Hotel Scam Warning

We are aware of companies pretendin​g to be the “official” 2023 ASBC Meeting housing company, offering special non-refundable rates at conference hotels, and requesting credit card information. There is NO “official” housing company for 2023 ASBC Meeting; therefore, NO company is authorized to solicit directly by telephone for hotel bookings or special discounts. We encourage attendees to book their room directly via the link above to receive the conference’s special group rate.

Health & Safety

ASBC is working with the venue to promote a healthy, safe, and enjoyable experience for all attendees, exhibitors, and staff. To promote the health and safety of all participants, ASBC encourages attendees to get a flu shot and get up to date​ with the COVID-19 vaccine/boosters prior to the meeting. ASBC also:

  • Encourages attendees to respect individual decisions about masking.

  • Encourages registrants to stay home if you feel ill or have been in close contact with someone who is ill.

  • Will enable attendees to indicate their personal interaction preferences during the meeting.

  • Will have masks for attendees who request one.

  • Will work with the venue to promote ventilation and host social events outdoors when possible.

  • Will take steps to ensure that the hotel follows cleaning and disinfection standards and makes hand sanitizer readily available.

  • Will monitor CDC guidance and the recommendations and requirements of the host state, county, and city to adjust these protocols as needed.


​Attendees From Outside the United States

If you need to apply for a temporary non-immigrant visa to attend 2023 ASBC Meeting, you are advised to apply for your visa as soon as possible and no later than 3​ months in advance. You will receive an invitation letter after your registration is complete, which may be submitted with your visa application to verify the name, dates, location, and purpose of 2023 ASBC Meeting. All applicants must be able to qualify for a visa on their own merits. ASBC​ cannot intervene with ​embassies in other countries on behalf of any meeting participants.​ Please visit the U.S. Visa website for official, up-to-date information. 

The U.S. Department of State encourages you to apply for your visa as soon as possible. Some consulates may have backlogs in scheduling visa interviews, so applicants should contact the consulate directly ​to determine wait times or visit ​the U.S. Visa website. If you have additional questions, please contact asbcmeeting@scisoc.org​.​​