The ASCLS Annual Meeting, Expo and Advanced Management Institute (AMI) will return to Philadelphia, PA in 2016 after a 13 year hiatus! Philadelphia and the ASCLS-PA Host Society are eagerly awaiting your return to the City of Brotherly Love.
- Take advantage of our new meeting format.
Earn 16 hours of continuing education credit in 4 days.
Network with hundreds fellow laboratorians and share your challenges and best practices
Experience the latest in laboratory science and technology at the Clinical Lab Expo, featuring more than 700 exhibiting companies with over 2,000 booths
Take home practical information on methodologies, management and emerging issues
Join us as we celebrate the 84th meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.
Click here to register online. Register by Thursday, June 16, 2016 to receive the early-bird rate.
Deadline to register online is July 29th. After that date, registration will only be available onsite.
Registration Form (PDF): Download a copy of the registration form and follow the instructions to register by mail or fax.
Not a member? Save on registration by becoming a member of ASCLS. Download a Membership Application to return with your Registration Form.
To avoid being charged twice, please submit your registration using only one method.
If you are planning to attend the Clinical Lab Expo ONLY, please download this form and submit to the address listed.
If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact us at email@example.com.
Click here to download the PDF of the 2016 Annual Meeting, Clinical Lab Expo and AMI preliminary program in its entirety.
You may also access the entire program in searchable format to plan your experience. This web-based program integrates with the Annual Meeting mobile app.
To view specific sections of the program, click below:
The Loews Philadelphia Hotel is the host hotel for the 2016 ASCLS Annual Meeting. Our room block at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel is currently sold out. We have secured additional accommodations. See below.
- Distance from hotel: 12 miles
- Drive time: 20 minutes
- Average taxi fare: $35 plus tip (one way)
- Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA): $6.50 (one way); Jefferson Station is located 2 blocks from the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.
- SuperShuttle van service is not available from Philadelphia Airport.
- Distance from hotel: 2 miles
- Drive time: 10 minutes
- Average taxi fare: $15 plus tip (one way)
Explain the value of the ASCLS Annual Meeting to your employer. Download a template letter explaining the return on investment of your attendance.
Handouts will be made available online prior to the meeting. Registrants will be informed of their availability via email.
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The ASCLS Promotion of the Profession Committee will have collection boxes near the ASCLS meeting registration area of the Loews Philadelphia Hotel. High-priority food items that are needed include the following:
- canned fruits and vegetables
- canned meats
- canned or jarred proteins like peanut butter and canned stews.
We will also be collecting monetary donations via the ASCLS Online Store. Every dollar raised enables Philabundance to provide 2 meals!
Donation times are listed below and coincide with events at the hotel.
Onsite Donation Schedule:
- Sunday, July 31st 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
- Monday, August 1st 9:00 am – 10:00 am & 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
- Tuesday, August 2nd 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm & 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
- Wednesday, August 3rd 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
- Thursday, August 4th 7:30 am – 8:30 am
Thanks to the generosity of the Beckman Coulter Foundation, ASCLS student members were provided the opportunity to apply for a grant to assist with travel expenses to attend the Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. Click here to download the flyer featuring each of the recipients.
Congratulations to the following students who were selected to receive a Beckman Coulter Student Travel Grant:
- Patricia Ross
- Nicholas Yu
- Mattie Kropf
- Maria Lucia Rodriguez
- William Jonathan Windsor
- Jessica Stellingwerf
The ASCLS Student Forum and New Professional New Members Forum also sponsored travel grants for students, new professionals and new members to attend the Annual Meeting. Congratulations to the following winners:
- Student Forum Travel Grant Recipients:
- Lauren Engel
- Savannah Drake
- William Jonathan Windor
- New Professional New Member Forum Grant Recipient:
- Kelley Weber
Do you have an idea for an education session at the 2017 ASCLS Annual Meeting and/or Advanced Management Institute? Click here to submit your proposal online. The 2017 Annual Meeting, Advanced Management Institute and Clinical Lab Expo will be held in San Diego, CA on July 30 - August 4. If you are unable to submit your proposal online, download the Call for Proposals form. Deadline for submissions is August 12, 2016. Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Submit an abstract for either an oral or poster presentation at the 2017 ASCLS Annual Meeting in San Diego. The Call for Abstract document will be posted soon with the submission instructions and form. The submission deadline is April 1, 2017.
If you are interested in being an exhibitor at the 2016 Clinical Lab Expo, click here for more information.
If you are interested in being a sponsor at the 2016 ASCLS Annual Meeting, click here for more information.
ASCLS thanks the following companies for their support of the ASCLS Annual Meeting. Visit our sponsors’ websites by clicking on the logos below.