Newborn Screening:
Looking at the Big Picture in the Big Easy  


September 10-13, 2017
HIlton New Orleans Riverside Hotel
New Orleans, Louisiana

Sponsored by:

The Association of Public Health Laboratories

Co-Sponsored by:

The Louisiana State Public Health Laboratory
International Society for Neonatal Screening


Join us for the 2017 Newborn Screening and Genetic Testing Symposium (NBSGTS) in New Orleans, LA September 10-13, 2017.

Learn about emerging technologies, candidate conditions, clinical outcomes, quality improvement and short- and long-term follow-up of patients. Check out the 2016 NBSGTS presentations.

Earn continuing education credits – laboratory, nursing, genetic counseling and medical education credits will be offered.

Network with newborn screening and genetics laboratory professionals, genetics program personnel and counselors, parents, students, health care practitioners, maternal and child health service providers, public health nurses, industry representatives, other healthcare professionals involved in newborn screening and genetic testing issues and follow up.

Browse our exhibit hall full of companies/organizations offering newborn screening testing instrumentation, laboratory reagents/supplies, information management systems, testing services, laboratory/follow-up guidelines, specialty nutrition/therapy, advocacy groups and many more!

Be advised: The 2017 NBSGTS will start on Sunday and end on Wednesday.

Due to unforseen circumstances, the symposium has had to move to the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel. If you made a reservation at the New Orleans Marriott you may keep it or cancel for a full refund and move to the Hilton. Reservation details are below.


Registration will open in May 2017.

  • $500   Early Registration (until August 7, 2017)
  • $550   Late Registration (after August 7, 2017)
  • $275   One Day (Sun/Mon/Tues/Wed)
  • $150   Student


Award Nominations - Due June 30, 2017

Exhibit/Sponsorship Opportunities

Exhibit and sponsorship opportunities abound at the NBSGTS! Contact Lori Richardson-Parr, senior specialist, Corporate Relations (240.485.2792) to receive the prospectus or to discuss how your company can be a part of this valuable conference.


More Information

Contact Terry Reamer​, CMP, senior specialist, Meetings (240.485.2776)