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February 23-25, 2017

Boston, MA

Attend the most important annual event for faculty, administrators, directors, advisers and others in clinical laboratory science education: the Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference.

Whether your goal is to identify trends and strategies, manage change, enhance instructional skills, or develop innovative teaching techniques, CLEC is the place to be.

Online Schedule

Online Schedule

Click here to view the CLEC 2017 conference schedule. 

Mobile App

Event App Instructions

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The ASCLS CLEC mobile app is now available for download.  Access the app using the links above, or visit Google play store or the iTunes app store and search for "ASCLS Events."  After downloading the app, you will need to create an account to access the app.  If you previously downloaded the ASCLS event app for the 2016 Annual Meeting, you do not need to re-download the app.  You only need to select the upcoming event - CLEC.
*NOTE:  Do not download the ASCLS app by Facing1.  This app is not our official event app.
CLEC Poster Presentations and Technology Demonstration

CLEC Poster Presentations and Technology Demonstration

Eleven outstanding abstracts were selected for poster presentation or technology demonstration at CLEC 2017.  Visit the exhibit hall (Grand Ballroom F) at the following days/times for viewing:

  • Thursday, February 23:  11:30am - 12:30pm and 6:30-8:30pm (authors present to answer questions)
  • Friday, February 24:  9:30 - 10:30am (authors present to answer questions)

The format of quiz associated with posters and technology demonstration has changed. Participants will only be able to complete the quiz online.  The quiz will be made available to attendees via our new Learning Management System.  A coupon code is required for completion.  Visit the CLEC online community for more information.

The abstracts selected for presentation are below.  Click on each title to read the abstract.

Call for Proposals for CLEC 2018


Click here to submit a proposal for an educational session at the 2018 CLEC.  The deadline for submission is Friday, April 28th.  Proposals should include:

  • Proposed topic
  • Suggested speaker
  • Brief description of the proposed session 

Choose from a variety of session formats:

  • Roundtables –luncheon small group discussion of 9 attendees & facilitator; one hour in length
  • Lunch 'n Learn sessions – either specialized or general interest topic; one hour in length
  • Hot Topics - short presentations highlighting a new teaching technique, recruitment idea or other novel ideas; 15 minutes in length
  • Concurrent sessions – either specialized or general interest topic; 1.5 hours in length
  • General Sessions - general interest topic; 1-1.5 hours in length

The 2018 CLEC will be held February 22-24 in Houston, TX.