Each year thousands of healthcare professionals from around the world gather for three days to advance their network and learn about evidence-based advances in infection prevention.

APIC’s Annual Conference is the premier forum for infection prevention and epidemiology professionals who come to learn about the latest research and science and to discover real-world solutions to challenging infection prevention issues.

Need another reason to attend? Here are six more.

Learn from the experts.

The conference features three days of 90+ cutting-edge educational sessions and workshops, plus pre-conference workshops from leading clinical, industry, and public health experts. You can also earn valuable nursing contact hours. View the 2017 program.

Discover emerging issues.

Stay ahead of industry hot topics and discuss how to prevent problems before they become unmanageable. You’ll find plenaries, sessions, workshops, and abstract presentations on critical issues like multidrug-resistant organisms, public reporting and NHSN, and safe injection practices.

Experience the latest tools and technology.

Explore the leading edge of science and technology in the largest exhibit hall dedicated to infection prevention. Browse 270+ exhibits, learn about scientific advances in equipment and devices, and experience hands-on demonstrations of the latest technology and in-booth learning opportunities.

Share the learning.

The professional development doesn’t stop at the end of the conference. Every attendee receives a copy of the standard conference proceedings, which includes all the educational sessions synced with presentation slides so that you can go back and catch up on what you missed and share contents with the rest of your team.

Connect (and reconnect) with colleagues.

Looking for networking opportunities?  From the welcome reception to the closing plenary, the conference offers unsurpassed opportunities to network with healthcare professionals from across the United States and around the world.

Position yourself as a leader in the field.

Gain valuable exposure for your work, educate your peers, and contribute to the field by presenting on an educational topic or research abstract at APIC 2018.  As a conference speaker, you enjoy extra benefits and can be an active part of the education program.