29th ADLM International CPOCT Symposium

About the Conference

The Association for Diagnostics & Laboratory Medicine (formerly AACC) will hold the 29th International CPOCT Symposium: Quality Beyond the Lab: Navigating POCT Excellence in Patient Care, September 25-27 in San Diego, CA. Over two full conference days, you will have opportunities to learn the latest in POCT from interdisciplinary experts, engage with companies in the exhibit hall, and network with peers during poster hall receptions. The symposium promises to deliver stimulating discussions on the latest science and cutting-edge technological advances through a keynote lecture, scientific sessions, panel discussions, and interactive poster receptions. 

The world of critical and point-of-care testing (CPOCT) is driven by the need for accurate, rapid diagnosis that is integrated into healthcare systems. To meet this need, new and emerging CPOCT technologies are continually advancing the field with an increasing global adoption in many healthcare settings.

Registration will open in May 2024 and includes access to sessions, poster hall, and exhibit hall as well as electronic conference materials, breakfasts, lunches, and evening receptions.

Planning Committee

  • Chair: Julie Shaw, PhD, FCACB | The Ottawa Hospital University of Ottawa and Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratories Association, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Adil I. Khan, MSc, PhD | Temple University Health System, Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • Matthias Orth, MD, PhD | Vinzenz von Paul Kliniken gGmbH Marien Hospital, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Zahra Shajani-Yi, PhD, DABCC, FADLM | Labcorp, San Diego, CA, United States
  • Nam Tran, PhD, ABB, FADLM | UC Davis Health, Sacramento, CA, United States
  • Allison Venner, PhD, FCACB I Alberta Precision Laboratories, Calgary, AB, Canada

2022 in Review

Thank you to the clinical laboratory professionals and experts in the lab medicine community for attending the 28th AACC International CPOCT Symposium: Meeting Evolving Patient Needs Using Point-of-Care Testing, September 21-23, 2022, in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Your participation helped make the in-person conference a success! The posters from the event are published in The Journal of Applied Laboratory Medicine (JALM) and can be accessed here. If you wish to cite posters from the meeting, you may cite:

The whole article: Nichols JH. Abstracts from the 28th AACC International CPOCT Symposium: Meeting evolving patient needs using point-of-care testing. J Appl Lab Med 2023;8:431-4.

Individual poster presentations: Nichols, JH. (2022 September). Prevalence of hemolyzed whole blood potassium results in acute care settings. Poster presented at the 28th AACC International CPOCT Symposium, Montreal, Canada.

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