Frequently Asked Questions


When and where will the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo be held?

In 2021, the event will be at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, USA.

The AACC Annual Scientific Meeting will take place September 19–23 and the Clinical Lab Expo will take place on September 21–23.

These meeting dates reflect the global timeline for coronavirus vaccinations, and we believe that this fall timeline will allow us to plan with confidence for a safe and healthy live, in-person meeting.

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What is the address and phone number of the convention center?

Anaheim Convention Center
800 W. Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA 92802
United States
+1.714.765.8950

Where can I find a map of the convention center?

You can view the floor plans of the Anaheim Convention Center here.

What is the difference between the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting conference and the Clinical Lab Expo?

The AACC Annual Scientific Meeting includes hundreds of educational sessions on a wide variety of timely laboratory medicine topics.

The Clinical Lab Expo is the exhibit tradeshow of the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting and will host exhibitors in all areas of clinical laboratory science.

Can I earn CE/CME at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting?

Yes, attendees of the meeting’s scientific sessions can earn both ACCENT® continuing education (CE) credits and continuing medical education (CME) credits.

Is there a job fair or career fair at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting?

No, there is no job fair or career fair onsite at the AACC Annual Scientific Meeting.

If you are looking for a position in the field of laboratory medicine, visit AACC’s Career Center to browse job listings from hundreds of clinical laboratories across the world.

Are there networking or other activities at the 2021 AACC Annual Scientific Meeting?

Numerous auxiliary meetings take place during the week of the conference that are held by AACC Divisions and Local Sections, partnering organizations, educational entities, and international working groups.

AACC and its official entities also hold several special events over the course of the meeting, including the AACC Opening Mixer & Division Event, the Society for Young Clinical Laboratorians Mixer, and Division and Joint Division Mixers. Check back for more information on these events as we get closer to the meeting.

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