CLN Presents Theater

Submission Deadline: May 15

The CLN Presents Theater within the AACC Innovation Zone will feature short presentations on innovations in diagnostics and laboratory medicine as part of the AACC Clinical Lab Expo in Anaheim, California on August 6 and 7, 2019.

CLN is looking for companies and academic research teams who are passionate about laboratory medicine and are ready to show the largest international gathering of the in vitro diagnostic community the essential insights of their work.

Your Challenge

Tell a compelling story within a 10-minute educational talk about how your new innovation has the potential to improve patient care. Presenters will receive one presentation slot on either August 6 or 7.

How to Submit

With only 10 presentation slots available, the CLN Board of Editors must be highly selective. To ensure your submission receives appropriate consideration, follow these steps carefully:

  1. Write a 300-word summary of the innovation you’ve developed, focusing on how it is innovative and why it has the potential to significantly improve patient care. Any group that submits a sales pitch will not be considered.
  2. Include your name, title, and company/academic affiliation, a brief bio, and contact information.
  3. Include up to 2 pictures or figures inside the Word document. The total size of the document must be under 5 megabytes.
  4. Email your submission to by May 15, 2019, with the subject line, “CLN Presents Theater Submission.”

Who Can Participate?

Companies and academic research teams of any size are eligible to submit, including those with provisional patents. Innovators in all disciplines related to laboratory medicine are invited, including automation, artificial intelligence, point-of-care, direct-to-consumer, software and informatics, genomics, and personalized medicine.

Selected presenters must register for the AACC Clinical Lab Expo and are responsible for any associated housing and travel.