General Registration 2022 SCASM Annual Meeting

October 20-22, 2022
La Jolla, California

Session Content to Include

  • Detecting Emerging Resistance
  • The latest changes to CAP checklists
  • Microbial outbreaks in California
  • Troubleshooting in the microbiology laboratory
  • Eliminating unnecessary testing
  • Managing infrequently encountered organisms
  • Solutions to challenging cases
  • The latest in innovative technology

October 20, 2022

  • Exhibitor Set-up
  • SCASM Board Meeting

October 21, 2022

  • General Sessions
  • Corporate Sponsored Talks
  • Exhibits Open
  • President's Reception

October 22, 2022

  • General Sessions
  • Corporate Sponsored Talks
  • Exhibits Open
Explore the current 2022 Annual Meeting Schedule
Explore the current 2022 Scientific Speaker Bios
Note: Corporate Speaker bios will be available soon!

General Registration Fees

Full Registration Fees
Registration Date SCASM Member Non-Member
Regular Rate (by 10/17) $215 $245
On-Site Rate (after 10/17) $235 $265
Student Rate (anytime) $70 $100
One-Day Registration Fees
Registration Date SCASM Member Non-Member
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 2022 SCASM member by October 1, 2022. CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: A full refund, less a $50.00 processing fee, will be granted for cancellation requests received in writing by October 1, 2022. No refunds will be granted after this date.

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Janet Hindler Professional Development Grant

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 2022 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 21, 2022) accommodations at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine.

Connect with Industry Partners

Visit the exhibit hall and meet our 2022 exhibitors to learn more about their latest technologies and products!

  • Abbott Rapid Diagnostics
  • Accelerate Diagnostics, Inc.
  • Affinity Biosensors
  • Anaerobe Systems
  • Anavasi Diagnostics
  • Applied BioCode, Inc.
  • BD
  • Beckman Coulter MicroScan
  • BioGX
  • bioM√©rieux, Inc.
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories
  • Bruker
  • Cepheid
  • Chembio Diagnostics
  • Clear Labs
  • COPAN Diagnostics
  • Gold Standard Diagnostics
  • Hardy Diagnostics
  • Hologic
  • IMMY
  • Joint Matters Calibration Services
  • Jumpcode Genomics
  • Karius
  • Kurin, Inc.
  • Luminex A Diasorin Company / Diasorin Molecular
  • LumiraDX
  • Magnolia Medical Technologies, Inc.
  • Medical Chemical Corporation (MCC)
  • Medline
  • Merck
  • Meridian Bioscience
  • Nikon Instruments Inc.
  • OpGen, Inc.
  • Puritan Medical Products
  • Qvella
  • Roche
  • Seegene Technologies
  • T2 Biosystems
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • ZeptoMetrix


Platinum Sponsors - $10,000+

Gold Sponsors - $5,000+

  • Accelerate Diagnostics
  • BD Diagnostics
  • Beckman Coulter, MicroScan
  • Puritan Medical Products

Silver Sponsors - $2,500+

  • Cepheid
  • Luminex A DiaSorn Company / DiaSorn Molecular
  • LumiraDX
  • T2 Biosystems

Bronze Sponsors - $1,000+

  • Bruker Scientific
  • Gold Standard Diagnostics


Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more details, please CLICK HERE

SAFETY at the 2022 SCASM 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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