Calendar

Feb
15
Thu
2018
Due Date: Awards Nominations
Feb 15 all-day

Award Nominations due:

Nominations for the following awards are due today!

  • Lifetime Achievement
  • New Professional Leadership
  • Student Forum
  • Leadership
  • Bio-Rad Professional Achievement
  • Website, Publication (web-based or paper)
  • Theriot

Find more information about these awards and the process for submitting nominations HERE.

Feb
17
Sat
2018
Due Date: Interim Board Reports
Feb 17 all-day

Interim Board Reports due:

All Region VIII Council Members must submit their Interim Board Report to the Regional Director.

Send to:  Holly Weinberg, Region VIII Director

Feb
22
Thu
2018
CLEC 2018 @ The Royal Sonesta Houston Galleria
Feb 22 – Feb 24 all-day

Yee-Haw!  Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference

Make plans now to join us for CLEC 2018 in Houston, TX February 22-24.

Attend the most important annual event for faculty, administrators, directors, advisers and others in clinical laboratory science education: the Clinical Laboratory Educators’ Conference.

Whether your goal is to identify trends and strategies, manage change, enhance instructional skills, or develop innovative teaching techniques, CLEC is the place to be.

Find more information HERE.
Mar
1
Thu
2018
Due Date: Omicron Sigma State Nominations
Mar 1 all-day

State Omicron Sigma Nominations due:

 

First awarded in 1977, Omicron Sigma is the ASCLS President’s Honor Roll for Outstanding Service. It provides lasting recognition of those dedicated members who volunteer their personal resources, time and energy to the ASCLS. Recognition is at three levels: national, regional, and constituent society. This allows constituent society presidents, regional directors, and the ASCLS President to recognize members for outstanding service.

Find more information about these awards and the process for submitting nominations HERE.
Mar
15
Thu
2018
Due Date: Scholarship Nominations
Mar 15 all-day

Scholarship Nominations due:

Nominations for the following scholarships are due today!

  • Alpha Mu Tau Scholarships
  • E&R Scholarships

Find more information about these scholarships and the process for submitting nominations HERE.

Mar
19
Mon
2018
2018 Annual Legislative Symposium @ Hilton Alexandria Old Town
Mar 19 – Mar 20 all-day

LegislLegDaygraphicative Symposium: Alexandria, VA & Washington, DC

 

ASCLS is proud to work with CLMA, ASCP, AGT, and AMT on the Legislative Symposium each year.

Though this ASCLS tradition that originated in 1989, the members of these organizations meet with their Representatives and Senators on Capitol Hill as a unified front on behalf of our profession. Each year these leading organizations urge their members and leaders to come to Washington to provide a visible and informed voice, and make our concerns known inside Congress.

Education, Experience, Leadership

The Legislative Symposium provides a great education on the how-to’s of lobbying. Attendees are coached on presentation techniques so they can effectively talk to their congressional representative during their appointments. They are well received in the congressional offices. Attendees return home from Washington with first-hand knowledge of the political system in action and confidence that they make a difference.

The 2018 Legislative Symposium will be held March 19 – 20 at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town in Alexandria, VA.  Each attendee will receive pre-meeting emails describing the issues to be discussed with their Congressional representatives as well as extensive information to be left with each office.

 

Get more information HERE.

Apr
5
Thu
2018
CLCC 2018 @ Ramada Plaza and Convention Center
Apr 5 @ 7:00 am – Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm

CLCC:  Save the Date!

Location: Ramada Plaza and Conference Center, Northglenn, CO

Two days of continuing education; one of the biggest conferences the state has to offer to our gracious health care professionals. Join us for networking, social events, and the best speakers that ASCLS-CO and ASCLS-WY have worked so hard to provide to us. Check the website link below to check for updates on the event, handouts, and the conference program as they become available. We hope to see you there!

Click HERE for more continuous updates or HERE (.DOCX) for the “Save the Date” flyer.


 

 

Apr
12
Thu
2018
ASCLS-Montana Spring Convention 2018 @ Best Western Premier Helena
Apr 12 @ 8:00 am – Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm

ASCLS-MontanaSave the Dates!

ASCLS-MT Spring Meeting
Thu, Apr 12 – Sat, Apr 14, 2018
All day

Apr
19
Thu
2018
Spring Convention 2018 ASCLS-Idaho @ Red Lion Hotel
Apr 19 @ 11:00 am – Apr 21 @ 3:30 pm

Get your Career off the Ground

 

B.A.S.E. Jumping from the Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls is an exhilarating and awesome feat. While some people may say attending the 2018 ASCLS-Idaho Spring Convention cannot compare, we challenge you to JUMP! at the chance to attend and see if we can’t help you find the thrilling and adventurous side of your career again.

 

Save the Date:

  • 2018 ASCLS-Idaho Spring Convention

  • April 19-21, 2018

  • Red Lion Hotel, Twin Falls, Idaho

  • More information to follow


Vendors interested in exhibiting may contact Debbie Shell HERE

Apr
22
Sun
2018
National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week 2018
Apr 22 – Apr 28 all-day

National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week

 

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week (MLPW) provides the profession with a unique opportunity to increase public understanding of and appreciation for clinical laboratory personnel.

MLPW, which takes place the last full week in April each year, is coordinated by a collaborative committee with representatives from 17 national clinical laboratory organizations, including ASCLS. Now in its 43rd year, it is important to reflect on the important history of MLPW.

Medical Laboratory Professionals Week originated in 1975 as National Medical Laboratory Week, or NMLW, under the auspices of the American Society for Medical Technology, now called the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS). In subsequent years, other organizations have served as cosponsors and campaign supporters.

 

Get ideas HERE!

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