ASCP 2021 Live in Boston + Virtual, October 27-29

The Path to Boston is underway!

Catch 40+ live pre-meeting sessions through October 23.
All registered Annual Meeting attendees have access.

A Global Community, United

Last September, more than 6,000 members of the laboratory team came together for an all-virtual experience that connected the community in a multi-day event unlike any before.

This year, ASCP 2021 evolves one step further with a return to in-person programming on top of a virtual experience that will bring even greater opportunities to learn, connect, collaborate, and be inspired.

Whichever format you choose, you will be immersed with all other attendees, experts, and industry leaders, working together to solve the incredible challenges faced today while impacting the future of laboratory medicine.

Registration is Now Open

October 27-29, 2021
Live in Boston + Virtual

View the Complete Schedule

Virtual sessions now underway!

Keynote Speakers

  • Wednesday, October 27



    Atul Gawande, MD, MPH

    Surgeon, writer, and public health leader

  • Thursday, October 28



    Vivian Pinn, MD

    Physician-scientist and pathologist

Health & Safety

ASCP is committed to providing a safe environment for all meeting attendees as we continue to navigate the evolving COVID-19 pandemic together.

To this end, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination will now be required for all in-person attendees and participants of the ASCP 2021 Annual Meeting in Boston. Please visit the Health & Safety page for more information and updates.

World-Class Education at Your Fingertips

This year you’ll have access to more education than ever before, with extensive content available before, during, and after the meeting.

40+ Pre-Meeting Virtual Sessions

All registered attendees will now have added access to a wide range of virtual sessions held live in the weeks leading up to the Annual Meeting, as part of the Path to Boston.

80+ Simulcast Sessions

Join in-person or watch the virtual simulcast of 80+ sessions taking place October 27-29. In-person attendees will have additional access to small-group sessions like Roundtables and new ‘Meet the Experts’.

Continued Learning On-Demand

Choose the Complete Package when registering to add 3 months of full access to all recorded sessions, with the ability to claim credits for all on-demand sessions viewed.

Registration pricing options from:

Laboratory Professionals





and other boarded physicians




and Fellows in a Fellowship



Visit the registration page for full pricing information.

Get a Preview of ASCP 2021

To find out more about the 2021 Annual Meeting, watch this 45-minute webinar led by notable leaders from the ASCP community that provides a detailed preview of the exciting changes at this year’s meeting, with insights into new content.

Proudly Hosting the 2021 World Cancer Leaders' Summit

ASCP is proud to host the 2021 World Cancer Leaders' Summit to be held virtually immediately prior to the ASCP Annual Meeting.

This prestigious, invitation-only event—organized by the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC)—brings together key decision makers including prime ministers, ministers of health, city and industry leaders, senior executives and other influential players from around the world to facilitate debates about emerging issues related to cancer control.

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Exhibitor & Sponsorship Opportunities

ASCP 2021 offers you more ways than ever to connect with your customers. Get more for your money with included virtual exposure when you exhibit in Boston, or save with virtual-only options. Take advantage of the new Attendee Match program to discover attendees actively seeking your products or services. Or host a satellite symposia or product showcase.

See all the options in the ASCP 2021 Prospectus, or contact to learn more.

Blood Drive – Donate Today!

There is currently a critical blood supply shortage nationwide. Join the broader laboratory community to support patients in need by pledging to donate blood, platelets or plasma today.

In partnership with the American Red Cross, the ASCP ‘Sleeves Up’ campaign asks you to donate locally before the meeting or on-site in Boston. To make your pledge and book an appointment today, visit:


Venue and Travel

Home to some of America’s richest history, Boston is an incredible spot for those participating in person at the ASCP 2021 Annual Meeting.

Hynes Convention Center

Located in the heart of the Back Bay area of Boston, The Hynes Convention Center offers you a compact, collegial environment in the heart of the city, with the latest in convention technology and services. The 177,000 square feet of versatile exhibit space includes four exhibit halls that can be used in any combination. The multi-purpose auditorium with built-in balcony is an ideal for additional exhibits or general sessions, while the 38 meeting rooms and 24,544-square-foot ballroom are just minutes from the exhibit halls.

Places To Stay

Headquarters Hotels for the ASCP 2021 Annual Meeting are the Sheraton Boston Hotel and Boston Marriott Copley Place, both premier destination hotels located in the Back Bay a short walk from the Convention Center. Venture out of these hotels in either direction and you will find world-class dining and shopping.

Make sure to take advantage of ASCP's discounted rate and enjoy large savings over regular rates.


The Convention Center is a short walk from the official Annual Meeting hotels and adjacent to its own MBTA Subway station (known as the “T” to the locals) that provides easy access to anywhere in the city, including a short train ride to or from Logan Airport.