2020 CMS Southern Conference (41st)

41st Southern Conference
February 28-March 1, 2020 
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tennessee


Non-member: $145
Regular member: $70
Retired member: $35
Student member: $25

Online registration deadline: February 6, 2020
On-site registration includes a $25 late fee.

Click the 'Register Individual' button upper left to register online.


Parking is available free of charge across Children’s Way from the Blair School in the West Garage on weekends, and Friday afternoon AFTER 4 P.M. Additional parking is available in the South Garage, one building to the east of the West Garage.

  • It is recommended that Friday attendees park in the South Garage during the daytime hours, where visitors to the medical center may park.

A campus map showing available parking spaces can be found by clicking here.


Two nearby Hampton Inns are offering a special rate ($149/night plus fees) for conference attendees, links to hotel information and booking are below. These special rates will only be held until January 13th, 2020; to ensure the rate, please reserve before that date. The Hampton Inns offer free on-site parking and complimentary breakfast, among other amenities, and both are approximately ten blocks from the Blair School of Music. Attendees lacking ground transportation are encouraged to consider

Hampton Inn—Nashville/Vanderbilt
1919 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
Click here to reserve at the special conference rate. 

Hampton Inn & Suites—Elliston Place
2330 Elliston Place
Nashville, TN 37203
Click here to reserve at the special conference rate. 

Attendees flying into Nashville at Nashville International Airport (BNA) can find many hotels close to the airport, all of which are 15 minutes away from the Blair School of Music and the Vanderbilt campus. Be advised, however, that travel times to and from campus can increase greatly on Friday morning and afternoon due to rush hour traffic.

Event Summary

Event Date 02-28-2020
Event End Date 03-01-2020
Registration Start Date 10-16-2019
Cut off date 02-06-2020 10:00 am
Individual Price $145.00
Location Vanderbilt University