Conference Calendar

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Intermountain States Seminar, October 10–12, 2019

Plan on attending the 56th annual 2019 IMSS FOCUS ON THE FUTURE at the Snow King Lodge in beautiful Jackson, Wyoming.  It is going to be unlike anything you have come to expect. We are taking it up a notch or two and focusing our the future of IMSS as well as your exciting future as a Medical Laboratory Professional!


2019 Northeast Laboratory Conference, October 15–17, 2019

ME/NH State Society of American Medical Technologists, Maine Chapter of the Clinical Laboratory Management Association, and the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science-Maine, Holiday Inn By the Bay, Portland, Maine.

Offering educational seminars in all laboratory disciplines and skill levels, the Northeast Laboratory Conference has earned a reputation as one of the finest laboratory conferences in the United States. Between seminars you can visit the Exhibit Hall to connect with over 70 exhibitor companies demonstrating the latest in clinical laboratory instrumentation, supplies and services. With attendees registering from all over the northeastern U.S. and beyond, take this chance to visit with old friends and colleagues and explore new networking opportunities. Portland’s historic and friendly character provides the perfect setting for our dynamic and exciting conference.

At this conference, George Fritsma presents...
Aspirin, the 1899 Wonder Drug Lives Again, Wednesday, October 16, 10–11:30
VWF , Both Friend and Foe, Wednesday, October 16, 1:30–3


61st ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition, December 7–10, 2019
The American Society for Hematology, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, USA
Mark your calendar for the world's most comprehensive hematology event of the year. The meeting will provide an invaluable educational experience and the opportunity to review thousands of scientific abstracts highlighting updates in the hottest topics in hematology. Network with top minds in the field and a global community of more than 25,000 hematology professionals from every subspecialty.


13th Annual Congress of the European Association for Haemophilia and Allied Disorders (EAHAD) February 5–7, 2020

World Forum, The Hague, Netherlands
EAHAD promotes education, supports research and improves the clinical care and lives of patients with inherited or acquired bleeding disorders. The annual Congress is a special opportunity to increase your knowledge, to better understand the most recent scientific advances, to present your latest findings and to interact with physicians, nurses, physiotherapists and all other caregivers dedicated to this field.


4th Annual Diagnostic Management Team Conference, March 9–11, 2020

Galveston Island Convention Center, Galveston, Texas
I am excited to invite you to the 4th Annual Diagnostic Management Team Conference. We focus on putting the concepts of a Diagnostic Management (DMT) into everyday practice. DMT consultation services have been endorsed by the National Academy of Medicine in September, 2015 as a mechanism to reduce diagnostic error in the United States. This is a quantum leap forward for our patients and providers alike. Those attending this 1 ½ day conference will not only have enough information to initiate an effective DMT, but will also meet individuals who encountered barriers in DMT development and overcame them.


THSNA 2020, April 22–25, 2020

Sheraton Grand in Chicago, Illinois
Join us for the 5th Biennial Summit of the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Summit of North America. The THSNA Summit is a collaboration of the fourteen leading non-profit organizations in both fields.The Summit provides a focused forum for over 1,500 attendees with an interest in bleeding and clotting disorders to network, learn, and share across disciplines and disease states.

International Symposium on Technical Innovations in Laboratory Hematology (ISLH), May 21–23, 2020

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, AUS
On behalf of the International Society for Laboratory Hematology (ISLH) and our 5 partner organizations, we cordially invite you to attend ISLH 2020, the XXXIII International Symposium on Technological Innovations in Laboratory Hematology. The pre-meeting educational workshop is planned for May 20, 2020.


IFBLS 2020, September 1–5, 2020
The International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science, Bella Center, Copenhagen, Denmark
The IFBLS invites you to explore the future of biomedical science in a global perspective and connect with biomedical scientists and laboratory technicians from around the world in Copenhagen.


LABCON 2020, June 5–7, 2020

Winnipeg Convention Centre, Winnipeg, MB
CSMLS is looking for outgoing and charismatic individuals to share their knowledge and expertise with their peers. Build your resume and gain recognition in your field by presenting at a national conference.


WFH World Congress, June 14–17, 2020

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
As the largest congress for the bleeding disorders community in 2020, it’s not surprising that many people have already penciled in the event on their calendars. The Congress has the unique benefit of being big enough to attract renowned international speakers—but small enough to make it easy to get around and meet people.


ISTH 2020, July 11–15, 2020

Milano Convention Center, Milan, Italy
We know that the science of today is the innovation of tomorrow, and ISTH Congresses are the epicenter of all the newest science in the field of thrombosis and hemostasis. Plan to join us in 2020.


AACC 2020, July 26–30, 2020

McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago, Illinois USA
Connect with global leaders in clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of breaking science in laboratory medicine. Learn about cutting edge technology. Hear vital research and learn about important changes in the field. With nearly 300 educational opportunities in the form of lectures, plenary sessions, scientific sessions, and roundtable sessions, you can design an educational experience that meets your need to stay ahead of changes in the field.

Bleeding & Thrombosing Diseases Conference & Workshop, September 30–Oct 2, 2020

Mayo Clinic Laboratories Education, Rochester, MN


ECAT Participants’ Meeting, November 4–6, 2020

Leiden, Netherlands
Every even year the ECAT organises a participants’ meeting in Leiden. The programme of this meeting focuses on laboratory-related topics in the field of thrombosis and haemostasis.


62nd ASH Annual Meeting and Exposition, Dec 5–8, 2020, San Diego, CA