October 18-22, 2020
Iowa Events Center - Des Moines, IA  

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The 2020 APHL Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium will bring together national and international experts to discuss new and emerging technologies, candidate conditions, quality improvement, and clinical outcomes and therapeutics, and other developments in the fields of newborn screening and genetics. The varied program will include poster sessions, Meet the Manufacturers sessions, receptions and an exhibit hall.

Parents and advocacy organizations will join subject matter experts at the  conference.

As information becomes available, APHL will post it below. Check back for updates.

Be advised: The 2020 NBSGTS will start on Sunday and end on  Thursday.

Save the Date!


Registration will open in June 2020.

Registration fees have increased. They will be:

  • $675 - Early (until September 11, 2020)
  • $725 - Late (after September 11, 2020)
  • $200 - Student


Updated program information will be posted here as it becomes available.The symposium has been extended a half day and will begin at 4:00pm on Sunday, Oct. 18 with a keynote session followed by the welcome reception. It will end on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 12:00pm.

Exhibitor/Sponsorship Opportunities

Opportunities will be posted here as they becomes available.


  • Hilton Des Moines Downtown
  • Des Moines Marriott Downtown
  • Des Moines Convention & Visitors Bureau