Annual Conference

Who Should Attend

If you're a professional involved in the practice of Cytotechnology, then the ASCT Annual Conference is for you. The Annual Conference is intended for those in the field of Cytotechnology including:

  • Cytotechnologists
  • Pathologists
  • Students
  • Residents
  • Physicians & Ph D's

2018 Rookie of the Year Scholarship - NEW!

ASCT is pleased to announce the Rookie of the Year Scholarship! This is the first year that the scholarship is being awarded, and it aims to support an individual in attending the ASCT Annual Meeting, May 4-6. The winner will receive $900 to use towards expenses for the upcoming 2018 meeting in Salt Lake City!

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Applicant must be an active ASCT member
  • Applicant must be in their first 5 years of practice

    Expectations of Applicant/Recipient:

  • Complete application submission form (Contact info@asct.com for the application)
  • Submit an essay for review by the Executive Council, to be published in the Voice
  • The individual is expected to attend the 2018 ASCT meeting, May 4-6 in Salt Lake City and use the award for meeting related expenses.

Essay Criteria:

  • Two page maximum
  • The essay should highlight the following:
    • What the ASCT means to you and how you plan to become more involved
    • Why attending the ASCT meeting is of value to you
    • Why this scholarship is important to you at this point in your career
    • Other information you deem relevant

SUBMISSION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28, 2018. SELECTION WILL BE MADE AND RECIPIENT WILL BE NOTIFIED BY MARCH 16, 2018.  (Contact info@asct.com for the application).

 

Why Attend?

The ASCT Annual Conference attracts over 100 attendees from the United States and Internationally to further their education by providing quality continuing education. CE is essential for maintenance of competency and professional development. The Annual Conference features a variety of workshops, lectures and panel luncheons to increase knowledge and improve skills in the field of Cytotechnology. Plus you'll enjoy networking with peers and meeting new people.

Continuing Education

A maximum number of continuing education credit hours will be offered by the ASCT at each conference. The American Society for Clinical Pathology recognizes the ASCT as a professional society, and therefore the conference credits qualify for satisfaction of requirements for the Certification of Maintenance Program. ASCT has also been approved by the Florida Department of Health to issue credits for Florida participants. Each participant should claim only the hours of credit spent in the educational activity.