Save the Date for APIC 2018 Annual Conference


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Liz Garman

APIC 2018 Annual Conference takes place June 13-15 in Minneapolis

Nearly 5,000 healthcare professionals focused on infection prevention will gather in Minneapolis, Minnesota, June 13-15, for the 45th Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC) to learn about the latest science, technologies, and best practices for creating a safer world through prevention of infection.

WHAT: More than 100 education sessions organized along 12 tracks of the most critical infection prevention topics of today, including:                                                                                                               

Alicia Cole, actress and one of the nation’s leading voices in patient safety, will share how her experience with a healthcare-associated infection spurred her commitment to improving healthcare quality, delivery of care, and protection of patients during the Opening Plenary on Wednesday, June 13 at 8:30 AM CT.

Dr. Peter Hotez, dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, will discuss the urgent need to improve science and medical communication to address the widening concern of neglected tropical diseases during the Thursday Plenary on June 14 at 8:30 AM CT.

WHEN:          June 13-15, 2018

WHERE:        Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55403

RSVP:            Click here to register as press. Select non-member and use code “PRE18”. Join the conversation on social media with the hashtag #APIC2018.

As the event approaches, be sure to look out for news alerts covering the innovative studies in the field of infection prevention that will be presented at the conference, along with announcements of awards honoring the most impactful professionals who have made significant contributions to the field.

APIC 2018 Annual Conference is one of the most comprehensive infection prevention conferences in the world, with more than 100 educational sessions and programs led by experts from across the globe and attended by nearly 5,000 professionals. The conference aims to provide infection preventionists, physicians, researchers, epidemiologists, educators, administrators, and medical technologists with strategies that can be implemented immediately to improve prevention programs and make healthcare safer. Join the conversation on social media with the hashtag #APIC2018.

About APIC
APIC’s mission is to create a safer world through prevention of infection. The association’s more than 15,000 members direct infection prevention programs that save lives and improve the bottom line for hospitals and other healthcare facilities. APIC advances its mission through patient safety, implementation science, competencies and certification, advocacy, and data standardization. Visit APIC online at Follow APIC on Twitter: and Facebook: For information on what patients and families can do, visit APIC’s Infection Prevention and You website at

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