The APHL Newborn Screening Symposium addresses state, national and international newborn screening, genetic testing and policy issues important to public health newborn screening systems. Reports from around the globe, the challenges faced and the data generated are emphasized. Topics include molecular technologies, current and upcoming conditions, quality improvement, communicating with families and the public, and short- and long-term follow-up.

​The purpose of this symposium is to enhance participant knowledge of national and international newborn screening and genetics as related to emerging laboratory techno​​logies, follow-up, candidate conditions, quality improvement and clinical outcomes.

APHL Newborn Screening Symposium 2021

October 5-14 | Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays | Virtual Conference

​This year’s virtual program includes poster and platform presentations drawn from submit​ted abstracts, invited oral presentations, exhibits, the Meet the Manufacturers session and more! Input and participation by parents and advocacy organizations is encouraged. 

Join us in October!

NBSS 2021: Oct. 5-14 (tue, web, thu) virtual conference

Future Conferences

2022 Newborn Screening Symposium
October 16-20, 2022 | Tacoma, WA

2023 Newborn Screening Symposium
October 15-19, 2023 | Sacramento, CA​