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About ID Lab Con 2020

A new APHL conference, ID Lab Con addresses the latest developments in the detection and characterization of infectious diseases of public health concern. Public health laboratory professionals, clinical laboratorians, epidemiologists, leading researchers and diagnostics developers will come together at ID Lab Con to share their latest findings, technologies and developments.

Preliminary Schedule

​Schedule highlights include:

  • Opening Session Keynote
    Demetre Daskalakis, MD, MPH, Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Disease Control of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

  • This Week in Virology Podcast presents from ID LabCon
    Vincent R. Racaniello, PhD, Columbia University

  • The Story Collider Live Show
    Five true, personal stories about science from infectious disease experts!


Register Early bird registration ends April 10, 2020

Registration Fees:

  • Full Registration: $550 early bird / $595 regular

  • One Day Registration: $275 early bird / $300 regular

  • Student/Fellow Registration: $100 early bird / $150 regular

​Exhibitor/Sponsorship Opportunities

Be there from the beginning! Plan to exhibit at APHL's first ID Lab Con. There are opportunities at a variety of price points. Check out the Exhibitor and Sponsorship Prospectus for details.

Call for Abstracts - Deadline Extended to 2/21!

Please review the guidelines and criteria before submitting and ensure that the following information is included:

  • ​Abstract Category
    Oral or Poster

  • ​​Author(s)
    You must have at least one and no more than 10 authors; please include first and last name, email address, affiliation and credentials for each author.

  • Title of Abstract

  • Topic
    You will select from a drop-down menu; see “Categories” section in guidelines flyer for a full list.

  • Abstract Text
    500 word limit

Submit an Abstract​by February 21, 2020


APHL has contracted a negotiated rate of $165.00 a night, plus applicable tax, at the Intercontinental Hotel.

Reserve Your Room by July 20, 2020