Join colleagues and peers on Tuesday, July 25th for a special CLS Day at the 2023 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in Anaheim, CA. 


CLS Day will provide access to 20+ conference sessions, 100+ posters of accepted abstracts, and the Clinical Lab Expo with more than 800 exhibitors.
Anaheim Convention Center
800 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, California 92802
Registration Deadline: Register by July 22 for the best price*

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Who Should Attend


Clinical Laboratory Scientists

All those who work as laboratory management and operational staff, including lab supervisors, managers, and technologists, are invited to attend.


The 2023 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo will showcase the cutting-edge science and technology shaping the future of laboratory medicine.

Join us at the Anaheim Convention Center on Tuesday, July 25, 2023.

CLS attendees will receive a 50%+ discount (with code CLSDay):

  • $210 special one-day member rate
  • $230 special one-day non-member rate  

Attending the full conference, July 23-27?  Clinical Laboratory scientists will automatically receive a $100 CLS discount during online registration. Register by June 22 for the best price*


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Featured Events

CLS Day registration* offers access to the full day conference sessions and events, including:

8:45 10:15 a.m. | Plenary Session

Choosing Equity in Healthcare: An Organizational Transformation


10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Scientific Session

Risk-Based Quality Control: Changing the Way We Do Quality Control

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9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Clinical Lab Expo

With more than 800 companies exhibiting, the 2023 AACC Clinical Lab Expo is the premier global laboratory medicine exposition. AACC’s Clinical Lab Expo gives attendees the opportunity to browse exhibitors in person for the solutions to your lab-related needs.

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10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | Scientific Session

AACC Healthcare Forum: Meeting the 21st Century Needs of the Laboratory Workforce


1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Poster Presentations

Discover 100+ posters of abstracts with CLS areas of interest on display in the Poster Hall on the Expo Show floor. Topics include Hematology and Coagulation, Laboratory Management and Patient Safety, Microbiology and Infectious Disease, and Point-of-Care Testing.

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7:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Roundtable Sessions

Special 1-hour interactive small group discussions ($25 per session in advance) with up to 10 participants. Topics range across the spectrum of laboratory medicine and focus on practical skills and case examples.

Time slots are 7:30 – 8:30 a.m. local time and 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. local time. *Seating is very limited, and sessions often sell out quickly.

2:30 – 4:00 p.m. | Scientific Session

Making Meaningful Medical Decisions by Incorporating Point-of-Care Testing: Case-Based Discussions for Thoughtfully Implementing Point-of-Care Testing in Various Settings

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10:30 a.m.– 12:00 p.m. | Scientific Session

Reducing Waste, Creating Efficiencies, and Increasing Quality of Patient Care: A Case Study Review of Common Preanalytical Practices and How Small Changes Create a Big Impact

2:30 – 4:00 p.m. | Scientific Session

Optimal Testing: AACC’s Guide to Lab Test Utilization


5:00 – 6:30 p.m. | CLS Happy Hour

A chance to network and socialize with clinical laboratory colleagues.



6:30 – 11:00 p.m. | Critical and Point-of-Care Testing Division Afterglow

A chance to socialize with point-of-care colleagues


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*Use code CLSDay for your discount.