October 18-20 | Long Beach, CA

ASCP 2023 Annual Meeting

Engage – Educate – Empower

Keynote Speakers


  • Rob Lowe
  • Rob Lowe

    Cancer Patient Advocate Keynote Speaker

    Wednesday, October 18

    Hollywood icon and philanthropist Rob Lowe has been leveraging his platform to stand up to cancer for decades. A passionate advocate for resilience in the face of adversity, the New York Times bestselling author delivers an inspirational message about the fight against cancer from a deeply personal perspective. When he lost three loved ones to breast cancer – his mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother – and his father survived non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, the award-winning actor knew he had to get involved and take a stand against cancer – becoming the first-ever spokesman for breast cancer.

    A devoted advocate, Rob has talked with groups of all kinds about his experiences with the disease, his victories from the work he has been involved with in the fight against cancer, and the importance of continued work by everyone to support cancer survivors.

  • Kizzmekia S. Corbett, PhD
  • Kizzmekia S. Corbett, PhD

    Scientific Keynote Speaker

    Thursday, October 19

    Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett was the scientific lead of the Vaccine Research Center’s coronavirus team at the U.S. National Institutes of Health where she studied coronavirus biology and vaccine development. Those 6 years of research led to the groundbreaking discovery that a stabilized version of a spike protein, which is found on the surface of all coronaviruses, would be a key target for vaccines, treatments, and diagnostics.

    At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, she and her colleagues were central to the development of the Moderna mRNA vaccine and the Eli Lilly therapeutic monoclonal antibody, both of which were first to enter clinical trials in the world. As a result, her work is having a substantial impact on ending the worst respiratory-disease pandemic in more than 100 years. Dr. Corbett is now an assistant professor in the Department of Immunology and Infectious Diseases at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Her work now extends beyond the rapid development of COVID-19 vaccines to the outlook of this pandemic and future viral pandemics.



With over 120+ sessions covering anatomic and clinical pathology, laboratory medicine, laboratory management and more, ASCP 2023’s education program is poised to teach you essential skills and knowledge applicable to your job and to help boost your career to the next level.


Pre-Meeting Wine Tasting Mixer: “On Diagnosing Cabernet Sauvignon... and Chardonnay"


Dr. Bruce Smoller, pathologist and resident wine expert, hosts this 1-of-a-kind pre-meeting wine tasting event at ASCP 2023! Join Dr. Smoller and fellow attendees Tuesday evening for a guided tasting with discussion on how to evaluate, experience, and select wine.

Workshop attendees can register for half price, only $25. Include along with your workshop registration.

The laboratory empowers modern healthcare

ASCP 2023 equips the laboratory team for maximum impact

The laboratory is at the center of critical decisions that impact patients' lives and livelihoods each and every day. The contributions, ingenuity, and commitment of every team member ensure the best possible patient outcomes can be achieved.

The ASCP Annual Meeting is built to provide you with the vital knowledge you need to stay at the forefront of your profession and elevate the influence of the laboratory on healthcare. From cutting-edge techniques and emerging trends to best practices, you’ll build the skills and expertise you need to make an immediate impact in your lab.

Stay up to date and learn new skills

ASCP continues to provide the world-class learning experience you’ve come to know and expect. You’ll learn the latest techniques, learn about the latest advancements in your field, and expand your knowledge base.

Focus in on your subspecialty area, learn practical skills and gain knowledge through a combination of lecture-based and interactive sessions led by renowned leaders in their respective fields.

Network and have fun with your peers

ASCP 2023 packs a lot of learning into 3 days. But you’ll still have ample opportunity to relax and have fun with your peers. This is your opportunity to meet other professionals from around the nation and world and to share ideas, collaborate, and validate or change your perspectives.

Located in the beautiful waterfront city of Long Beach, California, this year’s destination offers ample opportunities to enjoy your time outside of the meeting venue as well.

Continue your learning on-demand

Attendees can choose to include the on-demand package when registering to gain access to all recorded sessions with continued access to the entire virtual meeting platform. Now you can catch all the sessions you missed, and re-visit your favorites whenever needed.

Credits can be claimed for all on-demand sessions viewed, significantly increasing the total number of credits available to claim.

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Registration options from:

Laboratory Professionals Pathologists Residents & Fellows in Training
$699 $1199 $199

5k Fun Run/Walk/Roll

Wednesday, October 18, 7:00am

Kick off Day 1 with the inaugural ASCP 5k Fun Run, taking in the beautiful sites along the ShoreLine Aquatic Park! All registrants receive a stellar race t-shirt, and proceeds support the ASCP Foundation. All skill levels are encouraged!

How To Register

You will have the option to sign up for the 5k during your registration for the Annual Meeting. If you are already registered for the Annual Meeting, log in to your ascp.org account and return to the registration page. From there you will be able to edit your registration and add the 5k.

Register by September 25, 2023, to guarantee your place in the race!

5K Run
featured sessions

Workforce Lounge

The ASCP Workforce Lounge allows attendees to connect with fellow colleagues in an informal space. The Workforce Lounge will feature tools, resources, and practical advice for pathologists and laboratory professionals looking to learn more about organizational development, the recruitment of new employees, strengthening retention efforts, and more. The Workforce Lounge is also the perfect place for those who are seeking new employment or roles.


Come and stay for a while in Long Beach!

Long Beach, California provides a beautiful and exciting backdrop for this year’s meeting. Experience this waterfront playground with no shortage of options for entertainment and relaxation. You may just want to extend your stay to experience the best of this Southern California gem.

Here’s what you’ll discover in Long Beach

Meeting Venue

Long Beach Convention Center

300 East Ocean Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90802

Official Hotels

Located steps from the Convention Center, both hotels offer a steep discount for ASCP 2023 attendees for a limited time only. Book your room via the links below to save.

Hyatt Regency Long Beach

$255/night for ASCP 2023 attendees. (Limited availability remaining.)

The Westin Long Beach

$259/night for ASCP 2023 attendees. (Limited availability remaining.)

Long Beach Convention Center
Hyatt Regency Long Beach