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ASCP 2014

News & Events

Free Session on T-Cell Lymphoma, now also available as web simulcast: The Diagnosis, Classification and Clinical Care of Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma

This specialized workshop Friday, Oct. 10, is open to the public free of charge – Those not registered for ASCP 2014, and anyone who wishes to join live via web simulcast, must simply fill out a session registration form in order to attend.

Through the course, pathologists will have the opportunity to enhance their knowledge of peripheral T-cell Lymphoma diagnosis and management in order to provide better patient outcomes.

Funded by an independent education grant from Seattle Genetics.

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Free Symposium: The Role of the Multidisciplinary Care Team in Personalizing Treatment for Lung Cancer

Open to the public free of charge, this Friday morning Symposium (7:00 AM – 9:00 AM) offers a rare opportunity to learn from and interact with the entire multidisciplinary team: A Medical Oncologist, Thoracic Surgeon, Pulmonologist, and Pathologist. Interested attendees should fill out a session registration form. Breakfast refreshments will be provided.

This program is supported by an independent educational grant from Merck, Astellas Scientific and Medical Affairs, Inc. and Genentech.

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ASCP 2014 is going virtual! For only $49, you can now view popular sessions from ASCP 2014 on-demand virtually.

ASCP will record 25+ sessions during our 2014 Annual Meeting October 8-10 in Tampa, FL. These online sessions are available for up to 90 days after the meeting for unlimited viewing through the ASCP Virtual Meeting Portal.

Select the Virtual Meeting as an add-on option, or register for the Virtual Meeting only feature. Register here for ASCP 2014.

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Once you’re registered, you’ll receive access instruction.

Already register for ASCP 2014? No Problem! You can still purchase access to the 2014 Virtual Meeting via our website at: Or contact our Customer Service dept. at: 1.800.267.2727, Mon. thru Fri., 8am – 5pm CT, and ask to have the Virtual Meeting added to your existing registration for only $49.

Limited Spots Remain Open for USF Health CAMLS Pre-Meeting Workshops.

USF Health’s new Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), Tampa's newest state-of-the art medical simulation center and training facility, will be hosting three phenomenal hands-on-workshops on Tuesday, Oct. 7. These workshops, free to registered attendees of ASCP 2014, are nearly filled – limited spots in only 2 workshops remain. Don’t miss out on this fantastic experience - Claim your spot now!

Free registration to these workshops will be offered via email following your registration for ASCP 2014.

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Breakfast/Lunch Roundtable Sessions are now open for registration – and filling fast!

All Roundtable Sessions have now been announced and are opened for registration. New for 2014, roundtables are available for free to all Full Pass buyers only. Spots are being filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Selections can be made after registering for a Full Pass.

35 unique topics are being offered, with a maximum of 9 people allowed per session. Each session includes free breakfast or lunch, and is worth 1 credit. Attend up to 3 total sessions for free (one per day).

See all roundtable topics and moderators here.

New "CMP Track" Developed for Laboratory Professionals

Newly developed this year for Laboratory Professionals is the 17-session CMP Track. Choose among sessions that help you meet your MLS/MLT CE requirements for CMP, covering topics in Chemistry, Hematology, Blood Banking/Transfusion Medicine, and Microbiology.

ASCP 2014 now offers a total of 9 specialty tracks. Other tracks include Hot Topics in Clinical Pathology, Molecular Pathology, and a Lab/Business Management Track. See them all here.

New hands-on workshops announced for Tuesday, 10/7 at USF Health CAMLS, a new state-of-the-art medical simulation center

ASCP is proud to be partnering with the world's largest hospital-grade medical training facility, USF Health's new Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS).

On Tuesday afternoon, ASCP 2014 attendees will have the unique opportunity to tour and take part in hands-on learning experiences, including a new US-guided biopsy course, at the CAMLS facility located just steps away from the Tampa Convention Center.

The 90,000 square foot, $38 Million facility opened in February, 2012. Learn more about CAMLS at

Wednesday's General Session Announced
ASCP is excited to announce the first of 3 invigorating general sessions at this year's meeting:

A Guide to the Future of Medicine – Bringing Disruptive Technologies to Life in Healthcare*
Speaker: Bertalan Meskó , MD, PhD
Wednesday, October 8

Dr. Meskó is a medical futurist, recently featured in Forbes Magazine as "The Geek Who's Changing The World." He is the managing director and founder of, the first service that curates medical and health-related social media resources free of charge for patients and medical professionals, and the author of the multiple award-winning medical blog,

*Session content and times subject to change

Special thanks to our collaborating societies: