Special Events

Be part of ASCP's 90th anniversary party!

This year marks a big anniversary for ASCP, and you're invited to the celebration. From an Opening Night Reception to an All-Star keynote lineup to networking with colleagues in the all-new ASCP Commons, the Annual Meeting includes a full slate of opportunities to enjoy your time out of the classroom.

Wednesday, October 31
6:15 pm - 7:30 pm Grand Opening General Session
Keynote Address: Ashley Judd
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm ASCP Grand Opening Reception in Exhibit Hall
7:45 pm - 8:30 pm Meet the ASCP Board of Directors
7:45 pm - 8:30 pm Adventures in Attitude: Catherine Stakenas, MA, CPS Corporate Consultants, Inc.
Thursday, November 1
7:00 am - 7:50 am Round Table Breakfast session
(Platinum Pass holders only)
9:00 am - 4:00 pm Exhibit Hall open
(Includes Science Connection Central activities and ASCP Commons)
11:15 am - 12:15 pm A Conversation with Laura W. Bush and Barbara Bush
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Resident Career Program
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Product Showcase Qiagen
12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Complimentary Lunch in Exhibit Hall
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Poster and Platform Oral Abstract Session #1/Best Poster Judging
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Meet the Authors: Book and Journal Signing
in the ASCP Commons
Liron Pantanowitz, MD, FASCP, Director of the FNA Clinic
and Assistant Director of Cytology in the Division of Cytology, UPMC-Shadyside, J. Mark Tuthill, Division Head, Pathology Informatics, Henry Ford Health System & Roger L. Bertholf, PhD, Editor-in-Chief, LabMedicine
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Betsy D. Bennett, MD, PhD, MASCP, Executive Vice President, American Board of Pathology: ABP Board Exam Discussion/Q&A
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Emotional Intelligence: Why Bother with Emotional Intelligence? Catherine Stakenas, MA, CPS Corporate Consultants, Inc.
2:15 pm - 4:15 pm Women's Health Forum:
Advancing Patient-Centered Care for Women Across Our Globe:
The Laboratory is Part of the Puzzle
Eric G. Bing, PhD, MBA; Kimberly Alison, MD;
John Nkengasong, PhD; and Doyin Oluwole, MD, MRCP, FRCP
Friday, November 2
7:00 am - 7:50 am Round Table Breakfast session
(Platinum Pass holders only)
7:00 am - 7:50 am Poster and Platform Oral Abstract Session #2/Best Poster Judging
7:00 am - 8:00 am BOC Q & A: Geraldine Piskorski, MBA, Administrative Director of the Board of Certification
7:00 am - 8:00 am Leadership & Comunication with DISC: Catherine Stakenas, MA, CPS Corporate Consultants, Inc.
7:00am - 2:00 pm Exhibit Hall open
(Includes Science Connection Central activities and ASCP Commons)
7:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration/Welcome Desk
8:15 am - 9:00 am ASCP Annual Business Meeting
9:00 am - 11:00 am Michele Raible Lecture for Pathology Residents
“The Pathology-Time Continuum”
Robert Folberg, MD, FASCP
11:00 am - 11:15 am ASCP Presidential Address: Stronger Together
C. Bruce Alexander, MD, FASCP
11:15 am - 12:15 pm Scientific Address:
Donald M. Berwick, MD
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Trends in Wage & Vacancy Survey Data: Edna Garcia, MPH, Manager, Scientific Engagement & Research, ASCP & Andrea Bennett, MPH, MT(ASCP), Director, Public Policy, ASCP
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Product Showcase Science Connection Central Theater 2
12:30 pm - 1:00 pm Leadership & Coaching: Catherine Stakenas, MA, CPS Corporate Consultants, Inc.
1:00 pm - 1:50 pm Poster and Platform Oral Abstract Session #3/Best Poster Judging
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Pathologists Forum: Health Care Reform Q & A: Jeff Jacobs, MA, Vice President, Public Policy, ASCP
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Conflict, Chaos, & Change Management! Catherine Stakenas, MA, CPS Corporate Consultants, Inc.
2:00 pm - 2:50 pm Arthur Purdy Stout Lecture for Pathologists
"Evolution in the Diagnosis and Prognosis of
Childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia."
Robert W. McKenna, MD, MASCP
3:00 pm - 3:50 pm Barbara M. Castleberry Lecture for Laboratory Professionals
“Doing What Inspires You”
Cynthia Johns, MSA, MASCP, MLS(ASCP)CMSHCM
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Friday Evening Showcase: Giuliana & Bill Rancic
Saturday, November 3
7:00 am - 7:50 am Round Table Breakfast session (Platinum Pass holders only)
   
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