2020 ASMAC Fall Conference

The Westin Nashville

807 Clark Place, Nashville, TN 37203
October 1 to 4, 2020

Early Bird Registration: $495       (exp. August 23, 2020)

 

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HOTEL RESERVATIONS
MEETING MATERIALS
ASMAC invites all members to the Annual ASMAC Fall Conference taking place in Nashville, Tennessee home of country music!
  • Overview
  • Agenda
  • Register
  • Travel & Hotel
  • Sponsors
  • Activities
  • Misc.

JOIN US FOR  THE ANNUAL ASMAC FALL CONFERENCE!

The Fall Conference will provide approximately 10 CLE credits (Illinois MCLE Board). Each day includes a full breakfast, 3-4 continuing education sessions, roundtable discussions and afternoon group activities. The conference is noted for being casual with ample time and opportunity for attendees to exchange ideas and take a deeper dive into information presented in formal sessions. 

Submit a Session Proposal:

If you have a topic you want to present or if you are interested in hearing on a specific topic at our next meeting, click the link to submit a proposal. We look forward to hearing from members!

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE:      (Download the Agenda

Thursday (October 1, 2020)
    • Welcome Reception at 6:00 pm – (members and guests)
Friday (October 2, 2020)
    • Member Breakfast begins at 7:00 am 
    • CLE Sessions begin at 7:30 am 
    • adjourn to afternoon activities at 12:30 pm 
    • ASMAC Dinner begins at 5:30 pm (members and guests)
Saturday (October 3, 2020)
    • Member Breakfast begins at 7:00 am 
    • CLE Sessions begin at 7:30 am 
    • adjourn to afternoon activities at 12:30 pm
    • dinner on your own
Sunday (October 4, 2020)
    • Member Breakfast begins at 7:00 am 
    • CLE Sessions begin at 7:30 am 
    • Conference adjourns at 12:30 pm

REGISTRATION:

Conference registration is $495 on or before August 23, 2020 ($550 after August 23). Your registration includes:

  • Member & Guest* Welcome Reception (Thursday, 10/1/2020)
  • 8-10 Continuing Legal Education sessions and credits (IL MCLE)
  • Three full breakfasts Friday, Saturday and Sunday) and
  • Member and Guest* Dinner (Friday, 10/2/2019)
FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Limited financial assistance is available to ASMAC members. Preference is given to attorneys who are employed by or under contract with state or national medical societies and to applicants who can demonstrate financial need. Scholarship recipients will receive assistance for up to 50% of the registration fee. Applications must be received before August 1, 2020 and award recipients will be notified before September 1, 2020. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID (ASMAC Financial Hardship Policy)

* Guests of ASMAC members and speakers are welcome to attend the welcome reception and Thursday Dinner. The $45 guest fee charged at checkout includes attendance to both events but does not include additional beverage credits.

WESTIN NASHVILLE HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Hotel reservations at the group rate are limited and must be made prior to September 10, 2020. Call to reserve your room – (1-615-248-2800). Online Reservation Link

    • Room rate is $289. This rate is also available 3 days pre and post meeting.
    • The hotel does not charge a resort fee and agrees to offer complimentary wireless internet in all guest and meeting rooms.
    • The hotel is giving ASMAC members free access to the exclusive rooftop pool, lounge and bar area, workout facilities and a 10% discount on Spa services for ASMAC members.
    • Valet parking is available through the hotel for $42 and self-parking is available across from the hotel at Music City Center. 
TRAVEL RECOMMENDATIONS:
    • The nearest airport is the Nashville International Airport (BNA) which is 9.1 miles from the Westin Nashville hotel.
CAR POOL OPTIONSASMAC Carpool

We set up a private ride share app for members. If you have space in your car, log on to let others know when you are traveling (departing the airport & departing the hotel for the return trip). If you need a ride, log on to select a ride or add yourself to the waitlist. BE SURE TO LIST YOUR AIRPORT IN THE ‘CITY’ TAB! CarPool App

MEMBER GUESTS:

Members are encouraged to bring their spouse/guests to Thursday’s opening reception and Friday’s reception and dinner (Breakfasts are members-only). We are looking forward to an evening with friends, good food and fun.

THANK YOU SPONSORS!

Download the 2020 Sponsorship Packet: At ASMAC we pride ourselves on our commitment to provide our sponsors with a variety of advertising and sponsorship options. We treat every sponsor as a unique partner and work with them to identify their marketing needs and the options that help them meet those goals. Be it a spot on our website, hosting an event, or something as simple as a referral, our goal is to connect you with clients and resources. Contact ASMAC

  • WELCOME RECEPTION SPONSOR – Fall Conference ($3,000) – Includes verbal and written recognition at the reception, a full-page advertisement in the meeting materials, recognition in promotional materials and on the website, and 2 tickets to the welcome reception.           
  • CONFERENCE DINNER SPONSOR – Fall Conference ($10,000) Includes verbal and written recognition at the dinner, a full-page advertisement in the meeting materials, recognition in promotional materials and on the website, and 2 guest tickets to the dinner.  
  • BREAKFAST SPONSOR – Fall Conference ($1,000) – Includes verbal and written recognition at the breakfast, a full-page advertisement in the meeting materials, and recognition in promotional materials and on the website.                                   
  • BREAK SPONSOR – June Meeting and/or Fall Conference ($500) – Includes verbal and written recognition at the break, a full-page advertisement in the meeting materials, and recognition in promotional materials and on the website.                          
  • CONFERENCE GIFT SPONSOR – Fall Conference ($1,000) – Includes recognition in each gift bag, verbal recognition during the conference, a full-page advertisement in meeting materials, and recognition in all promotional mater       
  • EDUCATIONAL SPONSOR – A voluntary contribution to the ASMAC Scholarship Fund and/or Speaker Fund will be recognized in writing on the ASMAC website and in printed materials.

AFTERNOON GROUP ACTIVITY OPTIONS:     TAKE THE SURVEY

Friday Afternoon Activities: TBA

Saturday Afternoon Activities: TBA

* activities still being reviewed by the activities committee. Email your suggestions to the committee.

MEETING MATERIALS:

Materials and presentations will be posted online in advance of the conference as available. Agendas, speaker biographies  and other administrative meeting documents will be handed out at the meeting. 

MEETING ATTIRE: 

Casual attire is appropriate for the conference. We encourage comfortable clothing and shoes. Average temperatures in October can fluctuate greatly.  Meeting room temperatures also vary so a sweater or jacket is recommended.

MEMBER GUESTS:

Members are encouraged to bring their spouse/guests to Wednesday’s opening reception and Thursday’s reception and dinner. (Breakfasts are members-only) We are looking forward to an evening with friends, good food and fun.

Dietary Requests

We work closely with resort chefs to provide meals that meet a variety special dietary needs. Please let us know when you register if you have any dietary restrictions and we will plan meals to accomodate your request. 

People with Disabilities

Need special assistance? Please inform us when you register. Any informationregarding member disabilities is confidential. Accomodations may require early planning so please let us know as soon as possible.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be issued upon written request. Once ASMAC has ensured that meeting costs are covered by registration fees collected, the request will be honored, subject to a $75 administrative fee.