Emerging Clinical & Laboratory Diagnostics in the Healthcare Ecosystem (ECLD)

  • Credit: 14.0 ACCENT Credits
  • Date: NOV.9.2017 8:00 AM - NOV.10.2017 4:30 PM
  • Location: San Diego, CA

Price: $699.00

Member Price: $499.00

Rating: Member Average


If you are a Student, Resident or Trainee, please register using the Emerging Clinical & Laboratory Diagnostics Conference Registration form.

REGISTER NOW to get a discounted price of $299.00 only (limited seats).
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AACC's Emerging Clinical Diagnostics Conference gives clinical laboratorians and other health professionals a chance to review the advances of emerging technologies in diagnostic tools, and provide bioengineers with an arena to display and discuss their research.

You’ll walk away from this conference with the ability to:

  • Recognize opportunities for collaboration with scientists from non-clinical settings in development of advanced diagnostic tool
  • Understand the role of translational medicine in healthcare
  • Use precepts of translational medicine to optimize patient care when planning lab expansion/evolution
  • Outline and predict the evolution of next-generation clinical laboratory platforms and applications

Who Should Attend

This conference is intended for R&D Directors, Group Leaders, and Scientists, Academic Researchers, Clinical Laboratory VPs and Directors, Bioengineers, IVD Industry Executives, Product Development Specialists, Technology Scouts, Venture Capitalists, Laboratory Scientists, Clinicians, Researchers, and Technology Developers involved or interested in Clinical Translational research.

Call for Abstracts

Abstract Submission Closed

Please feel free to email us at with your questions.


Vincent Ricchuiti, PhD (Conference Chair)
Laboratory Director & Discipline Immunology, North-Central Regional Reference Laboratory LabCorp, Dublin Ohio

Angelika Niemz, PhD
Arnold & Mabel Professor, Keck Graduate Institute

Gerard Cangelosi, PhD
Professor of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology & Global Health, University of Washington

Lance Ladic, PhD
Director, Strategic Innovation, Siemens Healthineers

Sunitha Nagrath, PhD
Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan

Hotel & Travel

This conference will be held at the Westin San Diego in San Diego, California in the heart of downtown San Diego’s famous Gaslamp Quarter.

Make your hotel reservation as soon as possible by contacting the hotel (see below for contact information). Be sure to identify yourself as an attendee of the AACC Emerging Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics conference to receive the special rate of $219/night (plus tax, single or double occupancy). This rate is effective until October 31, 2017 or until the block of special-rate rooms is sold out.

Please make your reservations directly with the hotel by phone. Reservations made on other web sites may not receive the special rate!

Westin San Diego in San Diego, California
400 West Broadway
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 239-4500

This downtown hotel is approximately 2.5 miles or a 9 minute drive from San Diego International Airport (link to view directions).


For information regarding corporate partnership opportunities, please contact Teresa Favero at AACC.

Supported, in part, by a grant from the Arnold O. and Mabel Beckman Foundation the foundation supports scientific conferences focused on the interface between laboratory medicine and clinical care, with the goal of facilitating communication and understanding among healthcare professionals involved in patient care.

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