Real Science. Real Life. Real opportunities at 2012 ASCP Annual Meeting.
ASCP invites you out of the lab and into an experience that focuses on the groundbreaking scientific research, development, and diagnosis you do every day, and how it has changed the world. It's the 2012 ASCP Annual Meeting—the only conference that serves the entire lab team.
Experience emerging trends and technologies that will transform your lab. Participate in professional advancement opportunities that will revolutionize your career. Hear first-hand stories of the power of clinical pathology that remind everyone of the importance of your everyday role.
- 2000+ attendees - like-minded colleagues and peers from around the world
- 165+ speakers - renowned names whose research is changing the profession
- 160+ educational sessions - opportunities for all levels and all backgrounds
- 100+ exhibitors - products and services that can create immediate impact in your lab
After a complete overhaul of our Annual Meeting offerings in 2011, we're making the 2012 Annual Meeting bigger and better than ever. So mark your calendar. Make your travel plans. Get ready for four days of learning, networking, and exploring "Real Science. Real Life." at the 2012 ASCP Annual Meeting.
2012 Annual Meeting Preview
|Wednesday, October 31
||8:00 am - 3:50 pm
|Opening General Session
||6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
||7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
|Thursday, November 1
||8:00 am - 6:06 pm
||9:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Friday, November 2
||8:00 am - 4:50 pm
||7:00 am - 2:00 pm
|Saturday, November 3
||8:00 am - 3:20 pm
One fee. Unlimited opportunities.
Every session. Every reception. Every speaker. The ASCP Global Fee lets you enjoy every minute of this year's Annual Meeting. After launching the Global Fee to rave reviews last year, this all-inclusive price tag returns to give you a convenient all-access pass to "Real Science. Real Life."—2012 ASCP Annual Meeting.
It's simple. Register today. Choose your sessions tomorrow—and by tomorrow, we mean take your time. You can schedule your sessions right up to the moment when you walk into the session room.
And when you register by August 31, 2012 , you'll save up to $150 on your registration!
Real Science. Real Life. Real Conversations.
You've heard of them. You've seen them on the screen and in your family room. You've read some of their material. Now, ASCP introduces you to them live and in-person. We're thrilled to unveil the most impressive keynote speaker series ever assembled for the ASCP Annual Meeting.
From the halls of Harvard Medical School to the White House Lawn to the big and small screens of Hollywood, these speakers share your passion for improving global healthcare. Join us in Boston to hear their individual perspectives on how scientific advances have impacted their lives.
Kick off the Annual Meeting with international humanitarian and renowned actress Ashley Judd, a member of the Board of Directors for Population Services International and supporter of numerous philanthropic organizations. Read more.
||Laura W. Bush and Barbara Bush
As First Lady, Laura Bush brought women's health care front and center, and she and Barbara Bush have continued to champion the cause after leaving Washington. Hear the Bushes interviewed live on stage as they discuss the need to expand breast and cervical cancer interventions in sub-Saharan Africa and South America. Read more.
||Donald M. Berwick, MD
Awaken new possibilities in your own practice through the inspiration of Dr. Donald Berwick, former Administrator of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Dr. Berwick instructs some of the brightest young medical minds at Harvard, and now, you can learn from him, too. Read more.
||Guiliana and Bill Rancic
As co-host of E! News, Guiliana Rancic reports the biggest news from the entertainment industry. On the final evening of ASCP 2012, Rancic, along with her husband Bill invite you to share her story of "Real Science. Real Life." - the battle with breast cancer from both the patient and her husband's perspective. Read more.
Real Science. Real Life. Real Learning.
As new research and new technologies continue to affect your lab, your needs are always changing. That's why we're constantly re-evaluating and updating our educational offerings. When you register for ASCP, you can count on four valuable days of scientific learning with real-life lessons for your lab setting.
This year's Annual Meeting delivers education you can put into action:
- Preview the future of clinical pathology with new developments in molecular, evidence-based, and personalized medicine; and
- Enroll in lectures with material specifically geared toward your role and specialty.
2012 ASCP Annual Meeting provides a slate of all-new offerings from some of the most respected names in our profession.
Check back regularly for the most up-to-date list of who's speaking, what you'll learn, and why you cannot afford to miss this year's Annual Meeting. Click here for a look at this year's educational sessions.
Whether you're a pathologist, lab professional, or resident, the ASCP Exhibit Floor brings you closer with your colleagues—and with the future of lab medicine.
Here's a preview of what you can do on the exhibit floor:
- Catch an up-close and personal glimpse of new products from some of the leading names in laboratory technology;
- Visit Science Connection Central and get hands-on demonstrations of new technologies to discover how they work and what they can do for your lab;
- Compete with your colleagues in case-study-of-the-day mysteries;
- Gain insights into how to move your career forward with counseling from Catherine Stakenas, a Master Trainer and Facilitator in Career Management; and
- Connect with colleagues worldwide in the all NEW ASCP Commons—right in the center of all the action!
Of course, the Annual Meeting is more than education and exhibits. This is your chance to get away from work for four days of connecting with peers from around the country and the world and recharging your passion for pathology and laboratory medicine. From honoring some of the most distinguished members of our field to enjoying the festivities of the ASCP Opening Night Reception, this year's Annual Meeting will reward your effort.