APIC Annual Conference: The infection prevention event of the year
Each year in June, nearly 5,000 professionals in infection prevention and control gather to advance their networks and learn about the latest science, technology, and best practices to create a safer world at the APIC Annual Conference, now in its fourth decade. Here are just of few of the features that set apart the APIC conference experience.
Subject matter experts from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other leading institutions from around the world and across the U.S. Multiple topic tracks allow a completely customized learning experience via plenary, concurrent, and 30/30 split education sessions, in-depth workshops, oral abstracts, and poster presentations.
Available only to attendees, the app features quick access to session speakers, handouts and slides, note taking, maps, an online poster gallery, and is updated each year to improve the user experience.
Optional one-day workshops on Friday before the conference offer in-depth learning onsite at an outstanding value on topics such as certification preparation.
A lively gathering on Friday night before the conference to welcome thousands of attendees to the host city with free food, drink, and entertainment designed to enhance networking.
Dedicated exhibit hall hours
With exclusive hall hours, attendees have a genuine opportunity each day of the conference to fully explore one of the largest exhibit halls dedicated to infection prevention with 250+ exhibitors.
APIC Live—Knowledge Bar and Film Festival
An area of the exhibit hall for APIC-related activities, APIC Live hosts live educational demonstrations, showings of the APIC Film Festival People’s Choice award nominees, and the Knowledge Bar lounge for one-on-one conversations with APIC subject matter experts. You can also capture fun conference moments with friends and colleagues at the Photo Station.
Conference Store—GIANTmicrobes® and special events
Book signings, debuts of new publications and the latest infection prevention t-shirts, and of course the ever popular plush GIANTmicrobes® are a regular feature of the conference store, where attendees can save on shipping costs and take advantage of conference-only specials and online course demos.
One-stop shop at APIC Central
The place were you can connect with peers and staff, renew your membership or join APIC, learn about APIC programs and products, and get your questions answered—a one-stop shop for all things APIC.
Exhibitor Satellite Symposia
These early morning or evening education sessions on various topics offer extended learning opportunities along with refreshments. They are sponsored by exhibitors and are not endorsed by APIC.