The BCSLS Annual Congress is our premiere event of the year, bringing together laboratory professionals, educators, and industry representatives from across the province and nationally.


Sept 28th in Kamloops: Annual Education Session on Blood Transfusion Issues

  • more info coming June 2017



Congress 2017 Scientific Program

  -Preliminary Agenda This is being continually updated  

**Signing up for specific lectures, workshops, spotlights, activities and receptions are in Sept. I will be sending out an email to all paid delegates with a link in September.


Congress 2017 Social Events and Activities

  • Delegates will register for Receptions, AGM and Product Spotlights when they choose their lectures in September.  You will recieve an email with a link.
  • REGISTER for the Saturday Social Event starting in April.


Thursday Sept 28th

  • 17th Annual Education Session on Blood Transfusion Issues. Put on by the BC Blood Coordinating Office and the Canadian Blood Services.  Registration is free with CBS. 
  • 7 - 8pm: Early Congress Registration at the Ramada Hotel Skybar (Five 55).  Pick up your Delegate package early and avoid the line-ups in the morning.
  • 7-9pm: Meet and Greet at Skybar Five 55.  Pick up your registration bag early and meet other delegates in a casual atmosphere.  You purchase your own food and beverages.



Friday Sept 29th

  • Exhibitor Product Spotlight with Beckman Coulter
  • Exhibitor Product Spotlight with Ortho Clinical
  • Exhibitors Reception“Construction Ahead: Road to Excellence”
    • Free with Congress Pass
    • Get to know your exhibitors and peers while networking.  There will be appies, drinks, and fun!  Don't miss it !



Saturday Sept 30th

  • Exhibitor Product Spotlights
    • with Thermo Fisher Scientific
    • with Instrumentation Laboratory
  • BCSLS Annual General Meeting (AGM)
  • Exhibitors Windup “Detour: Information Crossing”
    • Free as a Delegate.  Appies, drinks, networking, fun!
  • Saturday Night Social Event
    • “Next Exit: Road Less Travelled” : more details coming soon.


Sunday Oct 1st

  • Closing Ceremonies: “No Thru Road: Final Destination”
  • GO HOME!

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