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2024 APHL Annual Conference Press Passes Now Available

APHL 2024 is May 6-9, 2024 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


The 2024 APHL Annual Conference kicks off in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on May 6 through May 9. This in-person event for the public health laboratory community brings together leaders, scientists, influencers and partners to share issues, trends and best practices driving laboratory science and public health today.

Fast Facts:

  • The entire 2024 APHL Annual Conference will be held at the Baird Center in downtown Milwaukee.
  • Press passes are available for credentialed journalists interested in covering conference proceedings. If you would like to register to attend, please email
  • The complete final program is now available.


  • Katherine Kelley Distinguished Lecture: Tuesday, May 7 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am; Dr. Peter Hotez, MD, PhD, DSc (hon), FASTMH, FAAP, will deliver this year’s keynote presentation, The Deadly Rise of Anti-Science.
  • Session topics include:
    • Next generation sequencing solutions for healthcare associated infections and antimicrobial resistance
    • Wastewater surveillance for public health
    • How public health actions are fueled by regulatory science
    • Health equity and the role of public health laboratories in advancing access to laboratory testing during public health emergencies
  • APHL Annual Awards Ceremony: Wednesday, May 8 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am; The awards program highlights outstanding achievements in laboratory science, creative approaches to today’s public health challenges and exemplary support of laboratories serving the public’s health.

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The Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) works to strengthen laboratory systems serving the public’s health in the US and globally. APHL’s member laboratories protect the public’s health by monitoring and detecting infectious and foodborne diseases, environmental contaminants, terrorist agents, genetic disorders in newborns and other diverse health threats. Learn more at

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