The Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference (CLEC) is the most impactful annual gathering for faculty, administrators, directors, advisers, and others in medical laboratory education. Explore new ways to enhance the student learning experience, adapt your content for new learning methods and delivery systems, discover innovative teaching techniques, and so much more.

Mark your calendar for CLEC 2023 in New Orleans, Louisiana from March 2 – 4. The event will be offered as a live, in-person event and as a virtual event. Registrants will select between these two options during the registration process.

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Early Bird
By 1/6/23

ASCLS Professional Member

$695 In person
$595 Virtual

 

ASCLS Ascending & Developing Professional Member

$595 In person
$495 Virtual

 

Non-Member

$855 In person
$755 Virtual

Regular Rate
By 2/10/23

ASCLS Professional Member

$745 In person
$645 Virtual

 

ASCLS Ascending & Developing Professional Member

$645 In person
$545 Virtual

 

Non-Member

$895 In person
$795 Virtual

Onsite/Late Rate
Starting 2/23/23

ASCLS Professional Member

$795 In person
$695 Virtual

 

ASCLS Ascending & Developing Professional Member

$695 In person
$595 Virtual

 

Non-Member

$945 In person
$845 Virtual

Guest

$200 In person

CLEC FAQs

What is included with registration to CLEC 2023?

  • Access to all education sessions, either live or recorded (Note: the New Educator Workshop and the NAACLS workshop requires a separate registration)
  • Attendees will also be able to access all session recordings for 30 days post-event.
  • Opportunity to network with other educators.
  • Opportunity to engage with industry partners and poster presenters

Are there any meals included with an in person registration?

  • Yes – the following are included:
    • Exhibitor Reception on Thursday evening (light hors d’oeuvres served; dinner on your own)
    • Lunch on Friday
    • Happy Hour on Friday (dinner on your own)
    • Breakfast Friday and Saturday mornings

What is included with guest registration?

  • Exhibitor Reception on Thursday evening (light hors d’oeuvres served; dinner on your own)
  • Happy Hour on Friday afternoon (dinner on your own)
  • Education session attendance is NOT included with guest registration.

Are there government discounts?

  • Unfortunately, government discounts are not available

Are there group discounts?

  • Unfortunately, group discounts are not available

How do I know if I am a member of ASCLS?

How do I register if I am a speaker?

  • Speakers are required to register for the conference using the provided registration link. Do not forget to apply the registration discount code that was emailed to you (should you qualify). Please contact speakers@ascls.org if you have any questions.

How are P.A.C.E. credits claimed?

How do I pay by check, PO, or wire transfer?

  • Check:
    • Mail your check and registration form to the following address:
      ASCLS CLEC, 11107 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 100, Reston, VA 20190
  • Purchase Order (PO):
    • Email PO to ascls@ascls.org, or include your PO number on your mailed registration form. An invoice will be created and forwarded for receipt of payment. Receipt of PO does not confirm registration. Payment must be received in order to confirm registration. NOTE: If purchase order payment is not received prior to the start of the conference, payment via check or credit card will be collected onsite or registration will not be honored.  
  • Wire Transfer:
    • Email ascls@ascls.org for bank account information related to transfer of funds.

Health and Safety

COVID and other infectious diseases have the potential to evolve and cause disruptions to normal activities due to personal and public health concerns. ASCLS, first and foremost, has a responsibility to provide safe learning environments for its meeting attendees. As an association of and for healthcare professionals,  attendees at our live, face-to-face meetings are expected to exercise sound and ethical professional judgement to protect the health of those around them, which includes proper vaccinations and other measures that limit the spread of infectious diseases like masking and social distancing. Those who are experiencing symptoms should not attend live sessions and should self-quarantine from other attendees.

Cancellation and Refund Policy

If it becomes necessary for you to cancel your CLEC registration, please notify ASCLS in writing before January 6, 2023. Your registration fee will be refunded, less a $75 processing fee. Written cancellations/requests for refunds must include registrant’s name, signature, return address, and the name of the person, company, or institution to which the refund check should be made payable. If needed, modifications from in-person to virtual attendance can be made up until February 10, 2023, with the balance refunded.

Accessibility

If you have a disability which requires special accommodations to access the meeting, please email ASCLS, and describe your needs or requirements. This email must be RECEIVED by February 10, 2023. With advance notice, ASCLS will help individuals to identify or arrange accommodations so the attendee is not denied the privilege or service of the meeting. Closed captioning will be available on the broadcast of educational sessions.