Conference Program

From plenary sessions featuring world-renowned scientists to intimate roundtable sessions geared for lively discussion on hot topics, the 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo offers something for everyone in laboratory medicine.

Nearly 300 educational sessions in a variety of settings will give you the knowledge you need to advance professionally and develop adaptive solutions for today's complex, challenging healthcare environment.

The full 71st AACC Annual Scientific Meeting conference program will be available in April 2019.

Opening Plenary Speaker

AACC member David Walt

Biomarker Discovery: From Technology Development to Clinical Applications

David R. Walt, PhD
Hansjörg Wyss Professor
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor
Department of Pathology
Harvard Medical School
Core Faculty—Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University


AACC’s Disruptive Technology Award

This award recognizes innovative testing solutions that improve patient care through diagnostic performance or access to high quality testing. This year, AACC is seeking submissions from developers of precision and personalized medicine diagnostics. The award finalists will present their technology on Monday, August 5, 2019 from 4:30–6 p.m. at the meeting. Learn more

Book Your Hotel

At area hotels in Anaheim, AACC has reserved rooms with special rates for all meeting attendees.

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