|Clinical Lab Expo||83rd Annual Meeting|
|July 26-27, 2015||July 28-30, 2015||July 29-August 1, 2015|
Attend the premier event for clinical laboratory science professionals.
- Network with hundreds fellow laboratorians and share your challenges and best practices
- Advance your knowledge and your career with more than 60 hours of P.A.C.E.®-approved education
- Experience the latest in laboratory science and technology at the Clinical Lab Expo
- Take home practical information on methodologies, management and emerging issues
Join us as we celebrate the 83rd meeting of the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.
Online registration is closed for the 2015 ASCLS Annual Meeting and Advanced Management Institute (AMI). If you would like to register for either event, please do so onsite.
- Early-Bird Regular
- (by June 8) (after June 8)
- Full Registration
Annual Meeting - ASCLS or ASCP Member $380 $440
Annual Meeting - Non-member $570 $630
AMI – ASCLS Member $425 $485
AMI – Non – member $630 $690
Annual Meeting & AMI – ASCLS Member $655 $715
Annual Meeting & AMI – Non – member $1040 $1100
Annual Meeting - First Year Professional Member $180 $240
Annual Meeting - ASCLS or ASCP Student Member $90 $120
Annual Meeting - Non-member Student $180 $240
Annual Meeting - Retired or Emeritus Member $90 $120
- One Day Registration
- Annual Meeting - ASCLS or ASCP Member $145 $170
- Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
- Annual Meeting - Non-member $215 $250
- Wednesday, Thursday or Friday
- Guest/Spouse Registration $50 $70
Expo Only - If you would like to only attend the Clinical Lab Expo, click here to download the registration form. Expo only registration is not available online.
If you prefer to mail or fax (571-354-7570) your registration, click here to download the meeting registration form. ASCP members must register via mail or fax in order to receive the discounted registration fee.
Online registration will close on July 22, 2015. After that date, registration will be available onsite only.
Not a member? Save on registration by becoming a member of ASCLS. Download a Membership Application to return with your Registration Form.
If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Click here to download the preliminary program in its entirity.
To view specific sections of the program, click below:
Please Note: There is a misprint on the Governance Schedule regarding the ASCLS Elections. Elections will occur following the Regional Caucuses on Friday, July 31, 2015 from 9:00 - 9:45a.m. If necessary, a run-off election will be held on Friday, July 31, 2015 from 1:30-1:45p.m.
The ASCLS host hotel is the Omni Hotel at CNN Center.
- 100 CNN Center
- Atlanta, GA 30303
Click here to reserve your room online.
For reservations by phone, call the hotel at 1.888.444.OMNI. Be sure to mention rate code - ASCLS Annual Meeting.
Room Rate: $220 single/double occupancy, plus tax
- Distance from hotel: 12 miles
- Drive time: 15 to 20 minutes
- Average taxi fare: $30 plus tip (one way)
- SuperShuttle: $16.50, plus tip (one way). Reservations are required. Book online at www.supershuttle.com and use the code ASCLS to receive your discount. Be sure to select your drop off location as Omni Hotel
at CNN Center South Tower. Or call 800-Blue-Van (800.258.3826) to make your reservation
Congraulations to the following recipients of the 2015 ASCLS Beckman Coulter Student Travel Grants:
- Joshua Bugbee of Millbury, OH
- Elizabeth LeFors of Fountain, CO
- Hollie Hatch of Ketchum, ID
- Meghan Colvin of Cypress, TX
- Beth Hughes of Monroe, LA
- Courtney Hall of Albany, GA
ASCLS is once again giving back to the annual meeting host city with ASCLS Provides HOPE – Helping Other People Event. In collaboration with StandUp For Kids – Atlanta, the ASCLS Promotion of the Profession Committee (PPC) will be collecting donations of personal care items at the 2015 Annual Meeting to support the efforts by StandUp For Kids to end youth homelessness in Atlanta.
In addition to accepting online donations, ASCLS will be helping to provide hygiene kits for StandUp For Kids which include the following: deodorant (male & female), disposable razors, shampoo, conditioner, soap, tissues, toothbrush, toothpaste, handi-wipes and feminine products. All items should be travel sized and fit in a Zip-lock bag labeled either male or female.
Donation times are listed below and coincide with events at the hotel:
- Tuesday, July 28
- 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
- Wednesday, July 29
- 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
- Thursday, July 30
- 5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- Friday, July 31
- 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Explain the value of the ASCLS Annual Meeting to your employer. Click here to download a letter outlining the return on investment of your attendance.
Registration is FREE for job seekers!
For information to be an exhibitor, visit the Clin Lab Expo webpage.
Download photos using Dropbox from various meeting events, including the Industry and Member Awards Ceremonies. You must be logged in to the ASCLS website to access the photos. To log in, enter your ASCLS member username and password in the upper right corner, then return to this webpage.
Annual Meeting Attendees:
Download or print handouts for the sessions you will attend. Use the password provided in your registration confirmation email to access the handout webpage. For the Annual Meeting handouts, the password can be found on the confirmation letter you received when you registered. Check back for additional handouts as they are available. Handouts will not be available onsite.
Handouts are also be available on the Annual Meeting Mobile App. Go to the desired session under Events - each session with a handout will have a pdf icon near the title. Use the password provided in your registration confirmation email to access each handout. See below for information to download the Mobile App to your smartphone or tablet.
Download or print handouts for each session. The password will be emailed separately to each attendee. Check back for additional handouts as they are available. AMI handouts will not be available on the Annual Meeting Mobile App. Also, they will not be available onsite. If you have any questions about accessing the AMI handouts, please contact Karrie Hovis at email@example.com.
Can't make it to the meeting? Or want to receive credit for the sessions that you were unable to attend? No need to miss out on the continuing education! Purchase the session recordings package at the low pre-conference rate of $99! Visit www.dcprovidersonline.com/ascls/ to reserve your copy of all educational sessions now! That's almost 50 hours of continuing education for $99! The price WILL INCREASE onsite and then after the meeting! Earn P.A.C.E.® credit for the sessions through July 31, 2016. P.A.C.E.® credit information and session downloads will be available within 3 weeks after the meeting. Use the CE sessions for you or your laboratory!
Navigate this year’s ASCLS Annual Meeting like a pro with the new 2015 mobile app, powered by core-apps.com and developed specifically to enhance your attendee and sponsor experience.
With the 2015 ASCLS Annual Meeting mobile app, users can:
- Create their own agenda from sessions and events
- Browse speakers and bookmark sessions
- Preview the items for the E & R Silent Auction in the Photo Gallery
- Search for exhibitors and bookmark favorites
- Follow the social media buzz surrounding the show
- Network with fellow attendees through the Friends feature, send direct messages, establish app friendships, and share schedules!
Downloading the App is Easy!
- SEARCH: The App Store and Google Play for “ASCLS 2015”
- OR, for all other web-enabled devices, including Apple and Android phones and tablets, Blackberry and Windows phones enter m.core-apps.com/ascls2015 to be automatically directed to the proper download version for your phone.
Should you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The ASCLS Annual Meeting Mobile App is sponsored by Bio-Rad Laboratories.
Poster presentation schedule - view the list of presentations; many link to pdf file of actual poster
Oral Presentation schedule - view the topics, date/time and location
Poster Competition Guidelines - Review guidelines for onsite poster competition for professional and graduate and undergraduate students
Meet the ASCLS members running for election at the Annual Meeting. Download each candidate's bio below. Also, meet them onsite during two Meet the Candidates sessions - Wednesday, July 29, 10:45-11:45 a.m. in the ASCLS booth, #707, in the Exhibit Hall at the Georgia World Congress Center or 6:30-7:00 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom Foyer at the Omni Hotel at CNN Center.
Region III Director:
Region IV Director:
Region V Director:
Region VI Director:
Nominations Committee - 3 Year Term:
Nominations Committee - 1 Year Term:
Have an idea for a scientific session or roundtable at the 2016 ASCLS Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA? Or a suggested topic for the 2016 Advanced Management Institute? Submit your suggestions by completing the online proposal form. Deadline for proposals is August 11, 2015. If you prefer to complete your submission manually, click here to download the proposal form.
Submit an abstract for either an oral of poster presentation at the 2016 ASCLS Annual Meeting. Click here to download the submission instructions and form. The submission deadline is April 1, 2016.
ASCLS thanks the following companies for their support of the 2015 ASCLS Annual Meeting and Advanced Management Institute. Visit our sponsors’ websites by clicking on the logos below. If you would like to join our list of sponsors, click here to download the "Sponsor Information" document.