Education Program

Make plans to join us in Louisville, KY, June 28-July 2!

2020 Annual Meeting

Full List of 2020 Concurrent Sessions will be updated in mid-March

View 2020 AGT Concurrent Topics and Pre-Conference Workshop Topics now

  

SCHEDULE-AT-A-GLANCE 2020

Sunday, June 28

 7:00 am – 1:30 pm AGT BOD/COR Meeting
 8:30 am – 12:00 pm ASCLS Board of Directors Meeting
 1:00 pm –  5:00 pm ASCLS Committee Meetings and Orientation Sessions
 2:00 pm –  4:00 pm Pre-Conference Workshops
 4:00 pm –  5:00 pm  BOC, NAACLS, and Government Affairs Updates
 5:00 pm –  6:30 pm Story Slam
 6:30 pm –  9:00 pm Ascending and Developing Professionals Forum Events

 

Monday, June 29

 8:00 am –  9:00 am ASCLS Society Update and Candidate Presentations
 8:00 am – 12:15 am Pre-Conference Workshops
 9:15 am – 10:15 am ASCLS Scientific Assemblies
10:30 am – 11:30 am ASCLS Regional Caucuses
12:00 pm –  6:00 pm  Industry Partner Engagement, Posters, Spotlight Theaters 
 1:00 pm –  2:15 pm Welcome and Opening Keynote 
 2:30 pm –  6:00 pm  Concurrent Sessions 
 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm  Presidents’ Reception 
 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm  Afterglow 

 

Tuesday, June 30

 7:00 am –  8:00 am Coffee with the ASCLS Candidates
 8:00 am –  4:45 pm  Concurrent Sessions 
 8:00 am –  4:00 pm  Industry Partner Engagement, Posters, Spotlight Theaters 
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm GEMS Meeting
 5:00 pm –  6:30 pm ASCLS Awards Ceremony; AGT Awards Ceremony

 

Wednesday, July 1

 8:00 am –  4:15 pm  Concurrent Sessions 
 8:00 am –  4:00 pm  Industry Partner Engagement, Posters, Spotlight Theaters 
 4:30 pm –  5:40 pm  Closing Keynote 

 

Thursday, July 2

 8:00 am –  9:30 am ASCLS Leadership AM @ the AM
10:00 am – 12:00 pm ASCLS House of Delegates Meeting

 

 

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS 2020

 

Monday, June 29

 2:30 am –  6:00 pm Concurrent Sessions

Tuesday, June 30

 8:00 am –  4:45 pm Concurrent Sessions

Wednesday, July 1

 8:00 am –  4:15 pm Concurrent Sessions

 

There will be four to five topics offered during each concurrent session block (1 hour each). View the Concurrent Session (AGT topic only) tab for AGT offerings. All sessions are open to AGT and ASCLS members. Check back soon for full session list.

 

 

CONCURRENT SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS 2020

 

 

Monday, June 29
1:00-2:15 pm Opening Keynote To Be Announced
2:30-3:30 pm Scientific Session iAMP21 Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, a High-Risk Disease
3:45-4:45 pm Scientific Session Predicting Antibiotic Resistance by Whole Genome Sequencing
5:00-6:00 pm Scientific Session It’s Getting Bright in Here: Implementation of FISH Scanning in Clincial and Research Applications
Tuesday, June 30
8:00 – 9:00 am Scientific Session Gordon Dewald Presentation: An Overview of the Amazing Advances in Genetic Testing I’ve Observed Over My 30+ Year Career
10:00- 11:00 am Scientific Session A Case of Mistaken New Born Screening: Biochemical and Molecuar Genetics Join Forces to Make the Right Diagnosis
11:15 – 12:15 pm Scientific Session AGT Oral Presentations
2:00 – 3:00 pm Scientific Session Myeloid Neoplasms and the Role of Molecular Diagnostics in Hematologic Malignancies
3:45 – 4:45 pm Scientific Session

Current Approaches to Lymphoma Testing in the Cytogenetics Laboratory

Wednesday, July 1
8:00-9:00 am Scientific Session Becoming an Expert: Professional Writing, Reviewing, and Publishing
9:15-10:15 am Scientific Session The Importance of Annual EHS Training and What’s New in the EHS Field
10:30-12:00 pm Symposium CPT, Z-code, LCD: Impact to Genetic Testing Laboratories
2:00-3:00 pm Scientific Session Are Bioethics Person, Professional, or Both?
3:15-4:15 pm Scientific Session Droplet Digital PCR – Introduction and Current Clinical Applications
4:30-5:30 pm Closing Keynote To Be Announced

 

Note:  All sessions are open to AGT and ASCLS members.

 

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP OFFERINGS 2020

 

June 28 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Next-Generation Sequencing Variant Analysis: The Technologist’s Perspective
June 28 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm PCR and Sequencing: What You Need to Know
June 29 8:00 am – 10:00 am FISH Troubleshooting
June 29 8:00 am – 11:00 am Punctuation DOES matter… and other lessons from the ISCN
June 29 10:15 am – 12:12 pm Resourcews and Strategies for Interpretation of Gerline Variants