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.

Education Program20150627 Opening Plenary 2493

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.

Conference App

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.

Pre-Conference Workshops

Optional one-day workshops on Tuesday before the conference offer in-depth learning onsite at an outstanding value on topics such as certification preparation.

Welcome Reception

A lively gathering on Tuesday 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 270+ exhibitors.

APIC Live  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 networking with APIC subject matter experts. You can also capture fun conference moments with friends and colleagues with a selfie at the Signature Wall.

Conference Store—GIANTmicrobes® and special events20150626 Store RM 0969

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.

Membership desk 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. These events are sponsored by exhibitors and are not endorsed by APIC.