Program

Thank you for your interest in the AMP 2021 Annual Meeting & Expo!

The AMP 2021 Program Committee has been working hard to plan a comprehensive program, which we hope will encourage dialogue and foster discussion amongst attendees.

 

Preliminary Program:

Be sure to check back for updated Program information often!

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Thursday

Friday

Saturday

 

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

GENERAL INFORMATION

8:30am - 3:45pm

SHORT COURSE DAY

AMP Reference Materials Forum

Guest Society Symposia

Pre-Meeting Workshops 

11:30am - 6:00pm

Board of Directors Meeting (Invitation Only)

4:00pm - 7:00pm

Attendee, Speaker, and Exhibitor Registration and Check-In

6:30pm

Board of Directors Dinner (Invitation Only)

 

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

GENERAL INFORMATION

7:00am - 5:00pm

Attendee, Speaker, and Exhibitor Registration and Check-In

7:30am - 3:00pm

GetAMPed! (Separate Registration)

7:30am - 5:00pm

Committee Meetings (Invitation Only)

8:00am - 5:00pm

Corporate Workshop Day (No Registration Required!)

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Volunteer Appreciation Reception (Invitation Only)

 

Thursday, November 18, 2021

GENERAL INFORMATION

6:30am - 8:00am

Poster Set-Up

7:00am - 5:00pm

Attendee, Speaker, and Exhibitor Registration and Check-In

7:00am - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast

11:30am - 4:30pm

Expo Hall Open

5:45pm - 7:00pm

Welcome Reception (In the Expo Hall)

SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION

6:30am - 8:00am

Independent Satellite Symposia

8:00am - 8:15am

Break

8:15am - 8:30am

Opening Remarks

8:30am - 9:45am

AMP Award for Excellence in Molecular Diagnostics: Presentation and Lecture

9:45am -10:00am

Coffee Break

10:00am - 11:30am

CONCURRENT SYMPOSIA SESSIONS

How to Weather the Next Pandemic: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 EUA Process 

New Insights into Cancer Biology from DNA Mutational Signatures

11:30am - 12:45pm

General Lunch - Visit Expo Hall and View Posters

12:45pm - 2:00pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Low Coverage Whole Genome Sequencing

Alternative Perspectives to Multi-omics Single-cell Analysis

The Changing Landscape of Reimbursement for Pathology Clinical Consultation and Impact on Interpretation of Tumor Genomics 

Tracking the Global Spread of Mutli-Drug Resistant Organisms

New Developments in Mitochondrial DNA Variant Identification and Classification 

2:00pm - 3:45pm

Coffee Break - Visit Expo Hall and View Posters

3:45pm - 4:30pm

AMP Working Group Meetings

4:30pm- 4:45pm

Break

4:45pm - 5:45pm

PLENARY SESSION

MRD for Lymphoma Beyond Immunoglobulin

5:45pm - 7:00pm

Welcome Reception (In the Expo Hall)

 

Friday, November 19, 2021

GENERAL INFORMATION

7:00am - 5:00pm

Attendee, Speaker, and Exhibitor Registration and Check-In

7:00am - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast

9:00am - 4:00pm

Expo Hall Open

SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION

7:30am - 8:30am

TARGETED TOPICS

Case Studies

Guidelines and Perspectives on Tumor Mutational Burden: A Report from the AMP TMB Working Group

Utilization of NGS Testing in Cytopathology Samples

Mitochondrial DNA as Clonal Markers to Infer and Track Clonal Mosaicism 

8:30am - 8:45am

Break

8:45am - 9:45am

PLENARY SESSION

How far are we from an HIV Cure?  Implications for Molecular Diagnostics 

9:45am - 10:45am

Coffee Break - Visit Expo Hall and View Posters

(Even-numbered posters Attended)

10:45am - 12:15pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Negotiating in a Hostage Situation: Tips to Keep Your Lab Financially Solvent During COVID-19 and the Next Pandemic

Promises & Pitfalls of EHR-based Variant Reanalysis 

Considerations for the Optimal Detection of Clinically Relevant Fusions in Solid Tumors 

Use of in Silico Data for Pipeline Development/Validation 

Genetic Healthcare Disparities

12:15pm - 1:30pm

General Lunch - Visit Expo Hall and View Posters

1:30pm - 3:00pm

CONCURRENT SYMPOSIA SESSIONS

Perspectives on the Applications of SARS CoV-2 Genome Sequencing

Applications of Therapeutic Gene Editing 

3:00pm - 4:00pm

Coffee Break - Visit Expo Hall and View Posters

4:00pm - 5:00pm

PLENARY SESSION

At the Intersection of Precision Medicine and Machine Learning 

5:00pm - 5:15pm

Break

5:15pm - 6:15pm

Business Meeting and Awards Session

(Open to All Registered Attendees)

7:00pm - 10:30pm

Social Event

(Separate Registration)

 

 

Saturday, November 20, 2021

GENERAL INFORMATION

7:00am - 2:00pm

Attendee, Speaker, and Exhibitor Registration and Check-In

7:00am - 8:00am

Continental Breakfast

9:00am - 1:30pm

Expo Hall Open

12:30pm - 1:30pm

Poster Removal

SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION

7:30am - 8:30am

TARGETED TOPICS

Case Studies

Platform Presentations of Selected Technical Topics Abstracts

Difficult to sequence regions in the genome 

Advanced Sequencing Applications in the Public Health Laboratory

8:30am - 8:45am

Break

8:45am - 9:45am

PLENARY SESSION

Advances in Clinical Applications for Complex Genetic Disorders 

9:45am - 10:45am

Coffee Break - Visit Expo Hall and View Posters

(Odd-numbered posters Attended)

10:45am - 12:15pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Molecular Diagnostics in the Community Hospital: How to Offer Complete and Up to Date Testing

Novel Insights into Clonal Hematopoiesis

Pharmacogenomic Testing Across Populations 

Cool New Tech for At-Home Testing

12:15pm - 1:30pm

General Lunch - Visit Expo Hall, and View Posters

1:30pm - 2:30pm

CONCURRENT BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Platform Presentations of Selected Abstracts

Abstracts are selected by the Program Committee

Platform Presentations of Selected Genetics Abstracts

Platform Presentations of Selected Hematopathology Abstracts

Platform Presentations of Selected Infectious Diseases Abstracts

Platform Presentations of Selected Informatics Abstracts

Platform Presentations of Selected Solid Tumors Abstracts

 

2:30pm - 2:45pm

Break

2:45pm - 4:15pm

CONCURRENT SYMPOSIA SESSIONS

Liquid Biopsy and MRD

New Applications of CAR T-Cells

4:15pm - 4:30pm

Break

4:30pm - 5:30pm

PLENARY SESSION

Mutational Processes in Cancer Cells and Normal Cells 

5:30pm - 5:45pm

Closing Remarks