Sunday, June 23

 8:30 am - 12:00 pm  ASCLS Board of Directors Meeting
 1:00 pm -  5:00 pm ASCLS Committee Meetings and Orientation Sessions
 1:00 pm -  5:30 pm Pre-Conference Workshops
 2:00 pm -  3:00 pm FGT Board Meeting
 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 24

 7:00 am - 12:00 pm AGT BOD/COR
 8:00 am -  9:00 am  ASCLS Society Update and Candidate Presentations
 9:00 am - 11:00 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 
 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm  Presidents' Reception and Afterglow 











Tuesday, June 25

 7:00 am -  8:00 am AGT Genetic Educators and Mentors (GEMS)
 7:00 am -  8:00 am Coffee with the ASCLS Candidates
 8:00 am -  4:15 pm  Concurrent Sessions 
 8:00 am -  4:00 pm  Industry Partner Engagement, Posters, Spotlight Theaters 
 4:30 pm -  6:00 pm  ASCLS Awards Ceremony; AGT Awards Ceremony







Wednesday, June 26

 8:00 am -  4:15 pm  Concurrent Sessions 
 8:00 am -  4:00 pm  Industry Partner Engagement, Posters, Spotlight Theaters 
 4:30 pm -  5:30 pm  Closing Keynote 
7:00 pm Charlotte Knights Baseball Game






Thursday, June 27

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



General Sessions

Opening Keynote 

Monday, June 24, 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm 

The Future of the Laboratory Profession: How Important is Clinical Lab 2.0? 

James Crawford Portrait 2013 croppedJames Crawford, MD, PhD, Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell  

Laboratory professionals have uniquely valuable skill sets for delivery of high-quality healthcare. This presentation will examine how our strengths empower us to provide innovative new solutions for effective delivery of healthcare, how such opportunities can be identified, and how we can be recognized for our contributions. 

Closing Keynote 

Wednesday, June 26 , 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm 

A Happier U: Work Habits to Enhance Performance & Well-Being 

Devin Hughes webDevin Hughes, Devin C. Hughes, Inc.  

Struggling to find some joy in your life at work? Why does it sometimes seem so hard to be happy? We all want to be happy @ work. When you’re happy, it radiates from within and rubs off on the world. Happiness has powerful effects on our day-to-day lives. Happy people are more productive, more satisfied, and they live longer. But how do you get there? With a little bit of help and inspiration, it’s both possible and delightful to turn on the faucet of joy, humor, love, hope, and compassion at work. Everyone’s talking about wellbeing at work, but no one’s telling you how to do it. 

This talk changes all that. Attend and learn the real, tangible, and practical ways that you can apply immediately to get on the highway to true happiness at work. Whether you’re feeling overwhelmed and frustrated or just want to increase your happiness, you can learn how in just a few minutes a day.