2018 ASHA CONVENTION PROGRAM BOOK • 45 GENERAL INFORMATION Shuttles Shuttle service will operate Wednesday, November 14, through Saturday, November 17, to make travel to and from the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center convenient for ASHA Convention attendees who are staying at official ASHA hotels that are not within easy walking distance. ADA-accessible shuttle service will be available. See page 23 for more details about shuttle routes and the schedule. Smoking Smoking is not permitted inside the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Please look for designated smoking areas outside the building. Speaker Ready Room A room at the Convention Center is designated for speakers to finalize and upload presentation slides and notes. Technicians are available to assist in preparation of your materials and to answer questions regarding operation of audiovisual equipment. All Oral Session and ePoster presenters must check in at the Speaker Ready Room at least 4 hours in advance of their respective sessions. See page 73 for details. Sponsors ASHA thanks its sponsors. Sponsors are not responsible for the content of this conference, nor does ASHA endorse their products or services. Student Volunteers ASHA uses student volunteers to assist in various roles during the ASHA Convention such as monitoring session rooms; disseminating information at Registration, Information Booths, and Materials Pickup stations; assisting in crowd and line management; providing support at Program Planner stations; tracking traffic in the Exhibit Hall; collecting tickets; and providing defined assistance for attendees with special needs. ASHA appreciates the work of our student volunteers, and the students look forward to the opportunity to meet and network with their peers and ASHA members. Please be sure to thank them for helping out. Temperature Meeting rooms are often cool. Plan to dress in layers or bring a sweater; temperatures may vary from room to room. Business casual dress is appropriate at the Convention. Get there. careers.asha.org ASHACAREER PORTAL Where to go for where you’re going.