June 3-6, 2019
St. Louis Union Station Hotel - ​St. Louis, Missouri

APHL 2019 is a four-day conference of more than 600 professionals that addresses public health laboratory issues, trends and technologies relative to emerging infectious disease, environmental health, emergency preparedness, informatics, food safety, newborn screening, global health and more. It consists of a member assembly, plenary sessions, general and breakout sessions, roundtables, posters and exhibits. This conference, APHL's annual membership meeting, is open to anyone with an interest in the work of public health laboratories.

Why attend APHL 2019? (video)

Why Attend?

  • Learn more about contemporary issues in laboratory science
  • Network with partners and friends
  • Explore new ways to manage your laboratory
  • Contribute to multiple discussions
  • Visit 60+ exhibitors to see the latest in laboratory technology, supplies and services

Who Attends​​?

  • State, county and city public health laboratory directors and personnel
  • Clinical and academic laboratory managers and staff
  • Environmental and agricultural laboratory directors and scientists
  • Healthcare professionals and clinicians from public health agencies
  • Federal agencies or state and local public health officials
  • Others interested in laboratory issues

APHL 2019 will run Monday-Thursday.


Please be advised that APHL will no longer accept credit card payments via email. If you cannot register online, please mail or fax to the address/fax number on the registration form.​

Pre-Conference Workshops: Monday, June 3, 8:00-11:30 am

Online Registration (credit cards only)

 - $125.00 each (select only one)

  • Communicating Value: Telling Your PHL’s Story to Journalists and Other Audiences
  • Pumping Data into the Digital Heart: How Laboratories Can Gain Efficiencies in Their LIMS
  • Developing Leadership Skills: Effective Meetings, Coaching Skills and Time Management
  • Bioinformatics Platform Options for Public Health Laboratorians

​Annual Mee​ting: Monday-Thursday, June 3-6

Online Registration (credit cards only)
Registration Form (checks only)

  • $650.00 - Member
  • $795.00 - Non-member
  • $200.00 - Student
  • $350.00 - One Day



Hotel, Site and City 


For general information: Contact Terry Reamer, senior specialist, Meetings, 240.485.2776, terry.reamer@aphl.org.

For exhibit or sponsorship information: Contact Lori Richardson-Parr, manager, Corporate Relations, lori.richardson-parr@aphl.org.

Future APHL Annual Meetings

APHL 2020

June 8–11, 2020

Portland, OR