Networking & Social Events

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 RM Forum, Short Courses, Corporate Workshop Day, Innovation Spotlight Stages, Social Event, and GetAMPed.
Note: Some events require separate registration in advance.


AMP Reference Materials Forum
(Registration for this event is included as an addon with the Annual Meeting registration)

Tuesday, November 16

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.

Short Course - Assay Design and Validation
(Registration for this event is included as an addon with the Annual Meeting registration)
Tuesday, November 16



Corporate Workshop Day
Wednesday, November 17, 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 eighty workshops hosted 8:00am - 5:00pm. Please note that Corporate Workshops are commercial activities. View the full disclaimer in the program book onsite.

Get AMPed! Updates and Case Studies in Molecular Pathology (Separate Registration Required)
Wednesday, November 17, 7:30am - 3:45pm
This course is designed for pathologists, residents, laboratory directors and technologists who have some prior exposure to molecular diagnostic testing. The course features introductory information about the state of the science as well as a series of case studies illustrating some of the most current principles and practices in the field of Molecular Pathology. Attendees from all career levels will benefit from this staple offering.
Registration Note: You can register for the course as part of the Annual Meeting & Expo Registration. If you ONLY want to attend the course, please select the specific event on the events page.
AMP Trainee Networking Hour
Wednesday, November 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: TBD

All AMP Trainees are invited to the AMP Trainee Networking Hour! This is your chance to connect with other AMP trainees over great drinks at a local Philadelphia bar. All registered trainees are welcome and will receive a ticket that they may use at the bar in exchange for a free drink!


AMP Central 

AMP's "booth" in the Expo Hall is centrally located between the poster boards! Come and visit the area to...

- Participate in  "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!


Networking Corner/Speed Networking - Full schedule coming in Mid-September!
Sponsored by the Membership Affairs Committee


Innovation Spotlight Stages - Full schedule coming in Mid-September!
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 as presenting cutting-edge AMP-produced content. The TWO Innovation Spotlight Stages are strategically located near the main cross aisles the Expo 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 the Program Materials.

Networking Luncheons - Full schedule coming in Mid-September!

Business Meeting and Awards Session
Thursday, November 19, 5:15pm - 6:15pm

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.

Welcome Reception
Thursday, November 18, 6:15pm - 7:15pm
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 Expo 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.

Amazing Molecular Party - Social Event
(Separate Registration Required)
Friday, November 19, 7:00pm - 10:30pm

Known as the AMP Social Event, this year the "Amazing Molecular Party" will facilitate networking opportunities between trainees, new, and long-standing AMP attendees. There will be mingling, dinner dancing! 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.

$49 Trainee (Fellow, Resident, Student) Registrant
$75 Non-Trainee Registrant
$100 Guest of Registered Attendee
$125 Non-meeting Registrant

Please indicate if you plan to attend each event when you register for the Annual Meeting & Expo.