June 11–14, 2017
Rhode Island Convention Center
Providence, Rhode Island

The APHL Annual Meeting is a 4-day conference of more than 500 professionals that addresses public health laboratory issues, trends and technologies relative to emerging infectious diseases, 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. The APHL Annual Meeting is open to anyone with an interest in the work of public health laboratories. Total anticipated attendance is more than 500.

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 institution 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
  • Clinical and academic laboratory managers and staff
  • Others interested in laboratory issues

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

Be advised: The 2017 Annual Meeting will begin on Sunday and end on Wednesday.


Registration Fees - Annual Meeting

  • Member - $525
  • Non-member - $650
  • Student - $150
  • One Day - $275

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




For general information:  Contact Terry Reamer, senior specialist, Meetings, 240.485.2776,

For exhibit or sponsorship information: Contact Lori Richardson-Parr, manager, Corporate Relations,

Future APHL Annual Meetings

2018 APHL Annual Meeting

June 2–5, 2018

Pasadena, CA

2019 APHL Annual Meeting

June 3–6, 2019

St. Louis, MO