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SLAS2015, the fourth annual conference and exhibition from the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), will convene for the first time in Washington, DC, from February 7-11, 2015. In connection with the DC location, the SLAS2015 Program Planning Committee has compiled a unique program especially relevant for scientists from government labs and related sectors and professionals. Highlights of SLAS2015 for those with government affiliations include the following:

Scientific Program

The scientific program at SLAS2015 is composed of podium presentations (132), poster presentations, short courses and vendor-delivered workshops and related education presented over the event's five days. Educational tracks at SLAS2015 include: Assay Development & Screening, Automation & High-Throughput Technologies, Bioanalytical Techniques, Biomarker Discovery & Applications, Drug Target Strategies, Informatics, and Micro/Nano Technologies, Podium sessions and posters are delivered by scientists from industry, academic and government backgrounds, and selected by an esteemed Program Council made up of practicing scientists and researchers. In fact, SLAS events are renowned for the quality and caliber of their scientific program and the diversity of its attendees and presenters.


Another hallmark of SLAS events is a diverse and highly regarded exhibition. The exhibition features more than 300 leading multinational product, service and technology providers who serve the scientific technology market. The SLAS2015 Exhibition is a great venue to see the latest laboratory automation technology in action, to meet with product experts to discuss your specific organization's needs, and to round out your SLAS2015 educational experience. See the exhibition map and list of participating companies here.


In connection with the DC meeting location, SLAS has assembled a series of presenters and conference activities geared especially towards scientists from government backgrounds. Special programming includes:

Watch this page for additional program details as they are announced.


Maximize your participation — and those of your colleagues — at the lowest possible registration rates by taking advantage of SLAS2015 group discounts. Each group of five individual registrants from the same organization is eligible for a group discount of 20% off each individual registration. All registrants must be from the same organization and registrations must be received in the same transaction. The discount commences on the fifth registration, and each group of five registrants thereafter (10, 15, 20, etc.). See complete details on this group registration discount program at