Fun & Activities

ASAM and Shatterproof Challenge - NEW

Thursday, April 23, 2015 
9:30 am - 5:30 pm

The ASAM 46th Annual Conference - Innovations in Addiction Medicine and Science is excited to announce that ASAM and Shatterproof are combining forces to offer Annual Conference attendees an opportunity to participate in a unique fundraising rappelling event that starts at the rooftop of the Hilton Austin Hotel.

The purpose of this fundraising event will help bring public insight to the field of addiction medicine, raise public awareness and funding to help save lives, and to end the stigma and suffering of those affected by this disease.

ASAM and Shatterproof would be honored to have you join us for this Rappelling Event on Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 9:30 am - 5:30 pm*. ​Annual Conference participants will have this unique and thrilling opportunity to rappel down the conference hotel, the Austin Hilton, to support Shatterproof and ASAM. Together we are stronger than addiction.

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Meet & Eat - Dutch Treat Dinners - NEW

Thursday, April 23, 2015
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Saturday, April 25, 2015
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Don’t dine alone - enjoy a casual Dutch Treat dinner with colleagues led by an ASAM Ambassador. Choose from a number of unique Austin eateries and different cuisines to meet new friends as you get a taste of the town. Interested participants should sign up on-site near the ASAM Registration Area. (Dinner is at your own cost – not covered by ASAM). 


Exhibit Hall Opening Reception

Thursday, April 23, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join friends and colleagues for the grand opening of The ASAM 46th Annual Conference Exhibit Hall. Visit with a variety of exhibitors to learn more about the latest services, products, and tools in the field of addiction medicine. The Exhibit Hall is the vibrant hub of networking activity and fun throughout the conference. Visit the ASAM Lounge to relax and learn about new offerings and products. 


Exhibit Hall Passport Game on the Conference App - NEW

Thursday, Friday & Saturday 

During the exhibit hall hours, visit participating exhibitors and scan the QR code in their space with your mobile device. It will unlock a trivia questions. Then, engage with the exhibitor to answer the questions correctly to accumulate points. Attendees with over 1200 points will be entered in a raffle for three levels of exciting prizes!

To download the Annual Conference App, go to the iTunes App Store, Google Play, or the Amazon App Store, and search for ASAM Annual 2015


New Member Welcome Reception

Thursday, April 24, 2015
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Morning Fun Walk/Run - NEW

Friday, April 24 - 6:00 am - 7:00 am
Saturday, April 25 - 6:00 am - 7:00 am

Join your colleagues and kick off the day with an energizing walk or run of your choice. Guides will lead participants around designated routes. Interested participants should sign up on-site near the ASAM Registration Area. 


Morning Yoga - NEW

Hilton Austin 8th Floor Pool Deck

Friday, April 24 - 6:00 am - 7:00 am
Saturday, April 25 - 6:00 am - 7:00 am

Join your colleagues for a morning of downward dogs and warrior poses. All levels are welcome from novice to advanced (mats will be provided). Interested participants should sign up on-site near the ASAM Registration Area. Classes will be limited to 40 participants (first-come, first-serve).


Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

Friday, April 24, 2015
10:00 am - 10:30 am


Ice Cream Novelties & Networking Reception in the Exhibit Hall

Friday, April 24, 2015
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm


The ASAM Rodeo Reception - Kick up your heels and have some fun! - NEW

Friday, April 24, 2015
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Put on your blue jeans and grab your ten-gallon hat and boots. Kick up your heels and enjoy a down home Texas reception while showing off your best 12-Step 2-Step. Get ready to have a rip-roarin’ time with good music, good food and good fun!


Thank You ASAM Exhibitors & Closing Refreshment Break in the Exhibit Hall

Saturday, April 25, 2015
9:30 am - 11:00 am


ASAM Awards Luncheon

Saturday, April 25, 2015
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Price: $75/Per Person

Draw inspiration from the outstanding accomplishments presented by this year’s ASAM annual award winners and celebrate the 2014 Diplomates of the American Board of Addiction Medicine at the ASAM Annual Awards Luncheon while enjoying a special lunch and networking with colleagues.  

The ASAM Annual Award Luncheon is not included in registration. Those who wish to attend will need to purchase a ticket by selecting the option on the registration form.


Brown Bag Lunch & Terrace Chat - NEW

Saturday, April 25, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

We encourage you to attend the Awards Luncheon, but for those unable, bring your brown bag lunch and chat with colleagues on the 6th Floor Terrace of the Austin Hilton. Enjoy the view while engaging in interesting conversation with peers to discuss whatever is on your mind.


The ASAM Movie Night - Featuring "The Hungry Heart"

Saturday, April 25, 2015
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Enjoy popcorn and refreshments as you watch the film and
stay for a lively discussion following the movie.


Questions? Contact ASAM’s Education Department

American Society of Addiction Medicine
4601 North Park Avenue
Upper Arcade, Suite 101
Chevy Chase, MD 20815-4520
Education Department
Phone: 301-656-3920 | Fax: 301-656-3815 | Email: education@asam.org | Web: www.asam.org