2021 SCASM 85th Annual Meeting

Exploring New Horizons in Infectious Disease

October 22-23, 2021
Hyatt Regency La Jolla

Full, One-Day, Student and Exhibit Hall Registration

Hotel reservation link: Book Here

You must mention Southern California Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (SCASM) to qualify for our group rate of $195 per night.

Janet Hindler Professional Development Grant: Click Here to Apply

If you have been working as a clinical laboratory scientist (CLS) or public health microbiologist for less than 2 years and would like to attend the 2021 Southern CA American Society for Microbiology (SCASM) Annual Meeting, you may be eligible for a scholarship that covers full registration, plus one-night (Friday, October 22, 2021) accommodations at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine.

What Can You Expect?

  • 12 CEU credits
  • 12+ Solution-focused learning sessions
  • 30+ Company exhibitors and technology showcases
  • Unparalleled content
  • Comprehensive learning experiences
  • Innovative strategies
  • Globally recognized subject matter experts
  • Invaluable connections
  • Networking exhibit hall hours and vendor partnerships
  • Transformative solutions
  • Marketplace solutions
  • The latest in innovative technology
  • Discounted rates for members! For SCASM membership details, please click here.
  • Catch up on some of the latest developments in clinical microbiology including NGS, Serology and Diagnostic Stewardship.

Exhibit Hall Featuring:

Our industry partners will present some of their newest products!

  • Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.
  • Affinity Biosensors
  • Alpha-Tec Systems, Inc.
  • Anaerobe Systems
  • Applied BioCode, Inc.
  • Arch Bio
  • BD
  • Beckman Coulter MicroScan
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories
  • BioFire Diagnostics
  • bioMérieux, Inc.
  • Bruker
  • CDPH-LFS
  • Cepheid
  • ChromaCode
  • Clever Culture Systems
  • COPAN Diagnostics
  • DiaSorin Molecular
  • EUROIMMUN AG
  • Evantec Scientific
  • GenMark DX
  • Gold Standard Diagnostics
  • Hardy Diagnostics
  • Hologic
  • IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.
  • IMMY
  • Karius
  • Luminex Corporation
  • Magnolia Medical Technologies, Inc.
  • Medical Chemical Corporation
  • MeMed
  • MicroGen DX
  • Oxford Nanopore Technologies
  • Nikon
  • Puritan Medical Products
  • QIAGEN
  • Quidel
  • Roche
  • Seegene Technologies
  • T2 Biosystems
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific

Full General Registration Fees

Includes sessions, meals, & exhibits

Registration DateSCASM MemberNon-Member
Early Bird (by 9/30)
$195
$225
Regular Rate (by 10/17)
$215
$245
On-Site Rate (after 10/17)
$235
$265
Student Rate (anytime)
$70
$100

NOTE: Student registrants must provide student ID at registration desk on site.

To be eligible for the member registration fee, you must be a 2021 SCASM member by October 1, 2021. CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: A full refund, less a $50.00 processing fee, will be granted for cancellation requests received in writing by October 1, 2021. No refunds will be granted after this date.

One-Day Registration Fees

Includes sessions, meals, & exhibits

Registration DateSCASM MemberNon-Member
Early Bird (by 9/30)
$120
$150
Regular Rate (by 10/17)
$140
$170
On-Site Rate (after 10/17)
$160
$190
Student Rate (anytime)
$45
$75

NOTE: Student registrants must provide student ID at registration desk on site.

To be eligible for the member registration fee, you must be a 2021 SCASM member by October 1, 2021. CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: A full refund, less a $50.00 processing fee, will be granted for cancellation requests received in writing by October 1, 2021. No refunds will be granted after this date.

2021 Annual Meeting Contributors

Platinum Sponsors - $10,000+

Gold Sponsors - $5,000+

Accelerate Diagnostics
BD Diagnostics
Diasorin Molecular
Medical Chemical Corporation

Silver Sponsors - $2,500+

ChromaCode
Karius
Luminex Corporation
Puritan Medical Products Co.

Bronze Sponsors - $1,000+

Bruker
GenMark DX
Gold Standard Diagnostics
Hardy Diagnostics

SCASM THANKS ALL OF OUR CONTRIBUTORS FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT.

SAFETY AT SCASM’s 85th Annual Meeting

We look forward to welcoming you to our COVID-19-Safe event and are implementing the following measures to ensure the safety of every attendee (speaker, exhibitor, registrant and support staff) at our event. Please note that these measures meet or exceed California, San Diego County and CDC COVID-19 safety requirements. SCASM reserves the right to revise requirements based on the evolving developments with COVID-19 and recommendations from public health authorities.

Vaccination Requirement

Any individual involved with the meeting (including speakers, exhibitors, registrants, and support staff) who is a California resident will be required to show proof of vaccination status through the CDPH Vaccine Record Portal at check-in prior to receipt of a badge. To ensure you are compliant, please click here. For those residing outside of California, you will need to show your vaccination card upon check in or use CLEAR! to verify your status.

Onsite Mask Requirement

Each attendee must wear a mask indoors.

Social Distancing and Venue Capacity Restrictions

Appropriate steps will be taken to support social distancing guidelines.

COVID-19 Cleaning and Sanitizing

The event venue follows cleaning and sanitizing guidelines in accordance with California, San Diego County and CDC COVID-19 safety requirements. Hand-sanitizing stations will be available in multiple locations.
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