Registration and Housing Information


ASE highly recommends pre-registration to ensure that attendees are able to attend ticketed sessions of choice. Non-member registrants will receive a complimentary 2013 membership with their registration for the ASE 24th Annual Scientific Sessions.

Ready to register?  ASE Members receive your member discount by logging into your Member Portal and choosing Events.

If you aren’t yet a member and you would like to be, please consider joining now to take advantage of our benefits.  Or click here to be directed to the public registration for ASE 2013.

Full registration to the ASE Scientific Sessions includes admission to all Scientific Sessions tracks, admission to the Exhibit & Poster Hall, morning continental breakfasts and coffee breaks.  Also included are a two-hour cocktail reception honoring President Patricia Pellikka, MD, FASE in the Exhibit & Poster Hall on Saturday evening, the Welcome Reception for ASE members on Sunday night, and CME credits.  Ticketed breakfast sessions on a variety of topics are available for $50 each. Tickets may be purchased during the registration process.

ASE 2013 Registration Rates:

Registration Type Pre-Registration
For ASE Members Only
prior to May 31
ASE Members after
May 31
Includes 2013 ASE
Physician/Scientist/Lab Manager $575 $675 $945
Sonographer/Nurse $350 $450 $575
Fellow/Resident $245 $345 $450
Sonographer Student $245 $345 $450
Corporate/Industry Rep/Other $870 (ASE Membership not included in this registration)
Special Weekend Rate
(Saturday/Sunday Only)
$340 (ASE Membership not included in this registration)


Adding to the convenience of downtown Minneapolis, ASE has blocked rooms at four hotels within walking distance of the convention center, restaurants and many city attractions.   To make your reservations online, please click here.  To reserve by phone, please call 1.888.947.2233 (domestic) or 612.767.8200 (international) between 9:00am – 3:00 p.m. CST, Monday – Friday and reference ASE Housing.  The room block will be held until June 3, 2013, or until the block is sold out. After this date, reservations will be accepted on a space-available basis.  A major credit card number or a check for one night’s room and tax is required to secure each room before a reservation can be processed. Early departures are subject to penalty fees set by the hotel. A charge of first night’s room and tax will be applied or forfeited on non-used reservations if you do not cancel and do not arrive (no-show).  After June 3, 2013, cancellations will be charged a $25.00 cancellation fee. Cancellations within 72 hours prior to the day of arrival will be charged a first night’s room and tax. Credit cards will only be charged if cancelled within the penalty period.

Hilton Minneapolis
1 Block(s) from Minneapolis Convention Center
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, the Hilton Minneapolis hotel is connected by skyway to the Minneapolis Convention Center, financial district, shopping, restaurants, and exciting night life.  The Hilton Minneapolis hotel is an elegant Victorian brick building rising 25 stories above the center of one of America’s top cities. Our spacious guest rooms and suites provide the conveniences you’re accustomed to – plus enjoy wireless and wired high-speed internet access, a 24-hour business center, and a complimentary pool and health club.

Hotel Ivy
1 Block(s) from Minneapolis Convention Center
201 South Eleventh Street
Situated in the heart of vibrant, downtown Minneapolis, the skyway-connected luxury hotel incorporates the historic Ivy Tower. Hotel Ivy is conveniently located next to Orchestra Hall, the bustling Nicollet Mall area and the Convention Center. Hotel Ivy features 136 rooms including 21 luxurious suites, 100% non-smoking. Imparting an air of understated elegance and chic, the hotel’s accommodations will project the spacious comfort of a private residence, offering an exceptional experience with state-of-the-art amenities, imported fine Italian linens and custom furnishings. The limestone bathrooms include deep soaking tubs and glass-enclosed showers. The Presidential Suite offers 2,000 square feet of luxury.   Unwind and relax in the Ivy Spa Club where you can choose from a stunning array of pampering massages, therapeutic skin treatments, silky body wraps, soothing facials, and complete nail care services. The 17,000-square foot Ivy Spa Club offers 14 treatment rooms for convenient appointment scheduling and amenities such as heavenly relaxation areas, dedicated couples suites and hydrotherapy rooms, steam rooms, saunas, co-ed whirlpool, a cold plunge, Vichy and Water Tile showers, and a state-of-the-art fitness facility. Ivy Spa Club also offers a wide array of specially-tailored packages for couples, newlyweds, parents-to-be, and bridal parties, as well as express services for the busy executive. The 4,000-square foot intimate meeting and banquet facilities present an ideal venue for small meetings, executive events, custom weddings and themed parties. Hotel Ivy is just a few footsteps away from most business offices and shopping areas. Close to the theatre district and nearby the many great restaurants and nightclubs, Hotel Ivy is perfectly situated to explore Minneapolis – one of the world’s most underrated cities.

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1 Block(s) from Minneapolis Convention Center
1300 Nicollet Mall
Experience the newly renovated Hyatt Regency Minneapolis, perfectly situated on Nicollet Mall in Downtown Minneapolis.  Following the recently completed 25 million dollar tranformation, guests will enjoy a striking new lobby, luxurious new guest rooms and suites and a brand new restaurant and market place.  The redesigned hotel pays tribute to the unique culture of Minnesota, with sleek mid-century Scandinavian decor highlighted by a spacious lobby featuring an expansive stone fireplace framed by rustic wooden logs.  Our oversized and luxurious guestrooms offer exhilarating views of the skyline while providing modern amenities and plush comfort.  The city’s newest culinary hotsport, Prairie Kitchen & Bar, specializes in Scandinavian-inspired, locally grown and seasonal cuisine. Please visit for more information.  The versitile meeting facilities boast 74,000 square feet of flexible meeting space with direct access to the Minneapolis Convention Center.  The hotel’s premiere downtown location provides convenient access to an incredible array of Twin Cities attractions, from shopping to sports to theater.  Whether in town for business or pleasure, Hyatt Regency Minneapolis is the premiere choice.

W Hotel – The Foshay
4 Block(s) from Minneapolis Convention Center
821 Marquette Avenue
Amid a contemporary scene crafted with groundbreaking art, independent music, thriving theater, fashionable shopping and acclaimed dining, the historical W Minneapolis – The Foshay inspires innovative style in a soaring icon of art deco splendor.  Within our historic skyscraper, indulge in world-class dining at Manny’s, sip freely in the sky high Prohibition bar, cozy up in the Living Room or SWEAT® it out. Want more? Our Whatever/Whenever® service takes care of everything else. Stay on top of the surging urban scene in 229 rooms with spectacular views of the skyline and lush landscapes, also featuring the signature W bed, fully wired technology, free internet, delightful Munchie Box, Bliss® Spa sinkside six and fabulous entertainment.