Conference Calendar

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Click World Federation of Hemophilia Events for the complete WFH of upcoming or recently recorded meetings and educational activities.


LABCON 2021, annual meeting of the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science, is canceled. We will be back in 2022 in Winnipeg, MB and in Whistler, BC, in 2023.


Refer to the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis Future Events and to the ISTH Academy for the ISTH calendar of 2021 webinars.


ISTH 2021 Congress, Virtual Meeting, July 17–21, 2021, Philadelphia, PA
ISTH 2021 is the XXIX Congress of the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH ). On March 31, 2021, the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH ) transitioned the XXIX Congress of the ISTH  to an entirely virtual event. The Congress was originally scheduled to take place in Philadelphia, U.S., from July 17-21 with both in-person and virtual options. Many presentations remain available to registrants following the meeting.


AACC Annual Meeting and Expo, September 26–30, 2021, Atlanta, GA
AACC is pleased to announce that the association has moved the location of its hybrid 2021 annual meeting from Anaheim, California to Atlanta, Georgia. The meeting dates have also been changed to one week later: September 26-30, 2021. Join us to explore the cutting-edge science and technology shaping the future of laboratory medicine.


Intermountain States Seminar, October 3–5, 2021, Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Snow King Lodge
The IMSS Planning Committee is putting together a powerful in-person program that will be of interest to all medical laboratory scientists and our members in American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences Region VIII. We are dedicated to bringing you the finest selection of speakers covering the most relevant topics and providing an enriching educational opportunity. Register for an informative program in one of the world's beautiful settings.
On Sunday, October 3, sponsored by Precision BioLogic Inc., George Fritsma hosts an IMSS introductory round table luncheon, 12:15–1:15 where we discuss present-day blood specimen collection challenges as they confront all the laboratory disciplines. Then, 2:45–3:45 George presents, "TMA, TTP , aHUS, STEC-HUS, PLEX, TIC, ADAMTS13, VWF ; What Does it All Mean?" PBI looks forward to seeing you in Jackson Hole.


Mayo Clinic Laboratories’ Bleeding and Thrombosing Diseases Conference, October 6–8, 2021, Hilton Rochester Mayo Clinic Area Hotel, Rochester, MN.
Now planned for livestream only owing to the rise in Covid Delta variant cases  This Mayo Clinic conference will provide reviews and updates of the laboratory and clinical aspects of bleeding and thrombosing disorders. Informational presentations will be supplemented with panel discussions and case presentations, followed by time for participant questions. Click here for the conference agenda.


World Thrombosis Day, Wednesday, October 13, 2021.
WTD takes place every year on 13 October, the birthday of Rudolf Virchow who was a pioneer in the pathophysiology of thrombosis. A German physician, pathologist, biologist, and anthropologist, Virchow developed the concept of "thrombosis" and advanced our understanding of this condition.


ASCP Annual Meeting, October 27–29, 2021, Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA
The ASCP Annual Meeting is the essential global gathering of the diagnostic medicine team. It is an unequaled experience with education and networking opportunities that will bring your skills and knowledge to an entirely new level. This year, ASCP 2021 returns to in-person programming on top of a virtual experience that will bring even greater opportunities to learn, connect, collaborate, and be inspired.


Anticoagulation Forum National Conference on Anticoagulation Therapy, October 28–30, 2021.
It is our pleasure to invite you to our 16th National Conference on Anticoagulation Therapy, held virtually from October 28th-30th, 2021, with 30-day extended viewing. Our forum provides the largest venue for open discussion and education on advances in anticoagulant therapy and improved patient care.


ECAT Participants’ Meeting, November 17–19, 2021
Every even year the ECAT organizes a participants’ meeting in Leiden, Netherlands. Further information will follow in the Fall of 2021. Information about the previous meetings can be found in the ECAT Education part of our website accessible for registered participants.


American Society of Hematology 63rd Annual Meeting, Dec 11–14, 2021, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, GA
Join us at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia--or virtually--from December 11–14, 2021, to discover the newest advances in hematology. You won’t want to miss the world’s premier event in malignant and non-malignant hematology!