We hope you will take advantage of some of these special events going on at AMP this year! Click on an event below for more information on the specific event. More information will be added as events are programmed. Note - some events, including the Advocacy Day, Guest Society Symposia, Social Event and MPOC, require registration in advance.
NEW THIS YEAR! Please join us prior to the Annual Meeting & Expo as we welcome several Guest Societies to host their own 2.5 hour symposium.
AMP Reference Materials Forum
Tuesday, November 5
AMP will be hosting a forum to discuss genetic testing reference materials availability and needs (for test validation, quality control, and proficiency testing). Speakers will present a variety of current reference material development projects for molecular testing of inherited and acquired somatic genetic disorders followed by group discussion.
Tuesday, November 5
Did you know that out of 535 Members of Congress, there are only 16 physicians and 0 pathologists or molecular professionals? AMP Advocacy Day 2019 is a great opportunity to describe the vital role you play in patient care, explain issues facing your clinical laboratories, and establish yourself as a trusted source for your elected representatives! No previous experience is necessary – if you have a willingness to speak on behalf of our profession, AMP will prepare you for productive meetings with your delegation.
AMP Advocacy Day is a limited-attendance, no-fee event, to be held on the Tuesday prior to the annual meeting (November 5, 2019). On AMP Advocacy Day, members will venture down from Baltimore to Capitol Hill for a full day of meetings with members of Congress and/or their staff. If you would like to participate in advocating for molecular professional and the patients you serve, please select this option when you register for the Annual Meeting (prior to the early Regsitration Deadline - September 5th).
Note: If you select this option, you will be contacted directly by AMP with more information and to confirm your participation. This event is based on first come, first serve.
Corporate Workshop Day
Wednesday, November 6, 8:00am - 5:00pm
AMP Corporate Workshop Day presents an opportunity for all AMP meeting attendees and the public at-large to learn from industry representatives about the latest scientific advances and equipment. This event is free and open to all. Take advantage of over seventy workshops hosted 8:00am - 5:00pm. Please note that Corporate Workshops are commercial activities. View the full disclaimer in the program book onsite.
- Participate in "Career Networking Mixers" and "AMP Committee Meet & Greets."
- Learn about opportunities to Get involved with AMP.
- Visit our Job Board to see or post new opportunities
- Test Directory Demonstrations
- Tweetup during the Welcome Reception
… and more!
Thursday - Saturday (November 7-9), various times
Back by popular demand! This year’s Innovation Spotlight Stages will provide a unique platform for exhibiting companies to showcase products or services as well presenting cutting edge AMP produced content. The TWO Innovation Spotlight Stages are stragetically located near main cross aisles in the back and left corner of the Exhibit Hall. Innovation Spotlight presentations are open to all Meeting Registrants and seating will be on a first come, first served basis. Schedules for this program are available in your meeting bag, on the Mobile App or on signage located outside the seating of each Stage.
Thursday, November 7, 5:45pm - 7:00pm
Please join us for the Welcome Reception and help to kick-off another successful Annual Meeting while networking with your friends and colleagues in the Exhibit Hall. This event is open to all registered Meeting Attendees.Guest Tickets will be available for $49/each. Be sure to indicate if you plan to attend when you register for the Annual Meeting & Expo.
All AMP Trainees are invited to the AMP Trainee Networking Hour! This is your chance to connect with other AMP trainees over great food and drinks at a local Baltimore bar. All registered trainees are welcome and will receive a ticket that they may use at the bar in exchange for a free drink! Your drink ticket will be included on your badge sheet when you check-in for the Annual Meeting & Expo.
Business Meeting and Awards Session
Friday, November 8, 5:15pm - 6:30pm
AMP invites all Meeting Attendees to attend the AMP Business Meeting and Awards Session. Come hear how AMP is working hard to help you advance patient care. A number of awards, including the Young Investigator, Technologist and the Jeffrey A. Kant Leadership Awards will be presented at this session.
AMP 2019 Social Event (Separate Registration Required)
Friday, November 8, 7:00pm - 10:30pm
The AMP Social Event is intended to facilitate networking opportunities between trainees, new, and long-standing AMP attendees. There will be mingling, dancing, amateur acts and great food! Attendees who purchased tickets when registering for the meeting will receive their ticket when they check-in at the registration desk for their name badge. If any tickets are still available for sale, they may be purchased at the Registration Desk.
$30 Trainee (Fellow, Resident, Student) Registrant
$55 Non-Trainee Registrant
$55 Guest of Registered Attendee
$120 Non-meeting Registrant
Please indicate if you plan to attend each event when you register for the Annual Meeting & Expo.