ASCT Annual Conference

May 1-3, 2015

Sheraton Hotel

Nashville, Tennessee

Conference registration is open!

Click here to download the conference registration brochure (PDF). Register by April 1 to receive the discounted rate. 

For additional information on the conference, agenda and activities, click here.  The ASCT Foundation will be holding a Silent Auction at the 2015 annual meeting.  To learn more about how you can donate, visit the Silent Auction.

Hotel Reservations
For hotel reservations, please click here. The ASCT has secured a special room rate of $169 at the Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel for the nights of April 30 - May 4. 

Interested in exhibiting at the annual conference?  Learn more about exhibitor opportunities and sponsorships.


Bob Gay Student Scholarship
ASCT is pleased to announce the creation of a new academic scholarship for cytotechnology students. The scholarship was created in honor and memory of Robert “Bob” Gay, who was a long-time supporter and founding member of the ASCT. For more information, the application and requirements, visit the Student Forum.  The winner will be announced at the annual conference in Nashville.



Cell Block Basics Workbench

There's a new addition to ASCT's Quality Assessment Center! Our latest workbench,Cell Block Basics, has just been released. This workbench is designed to provide an overview of several techniques for making cell blocks and highlight the best method to use for specific specimen types. Whether you need a refresher or are looking to learn some new techniques, this workbench will be a valuable source of information. Each workbench is worth 2 CMLE credits and is available for 6 months following registration. At a price of $45 for members or $65 for non members it's a great deal! 

Click here for more information and to register!



Call for Nominations

If you’ve been wondering how you can make a dif­ference in your profession, how you can have a voice in the issues that directly impact you…wonder no more! ASCT is what you’ve been looking for!

ASCT is now seeking nominees for President-Elect and Regional Directors of Regions 2 and 4 to continue leading the organization forward in its mission, as the collective voice for the profession, to define and pro­mote Cytotechnology. Please click here to download the nomination form.  Email to:

Nominations are due January 31, 2015.  

In addition to the Nomination Form, please include a brief bio sketch and a current curriculum vitae in­cluding: nominee name, professional certification, education, professional experience and a JPG photo of yourself.

Region 2: (Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, Wyoming)

Region 4: (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, West Virginia)



National Cytotechnology Day Design Contest 2015!

The winner will receive $150 cash. Submit your design and slogan by March 1, 2015. Entries should be submitted to:

The award will be mailed March 27 and the winning design acknowledged at the 2015 ASCT Annual Con­ference, May 1-3, Sheraton Hotel, Nashville, TN.  To learn more about National Cytotechnology Day, click here.



Congratulations again to Yadira Martinez, CT(ASCP) of Houston, Texas, the winner of the 2014 NCD Design Contest, for her design and slogan, "Focusing on What Matters". 

Design must be an original concept of the applicant.
Artwork cannot be an advertising copyright or reproduction of a trademark.
Design and slogan selected becomes the property of ASCT.
Principle winner cannot be a minor.
All entries received after the March 1, 2015 deadline will not be accepted.
All entries must be submitted with applicants name, address, email and phone number.


Join ASCT and Make a Difference in Your Profession

The field of Cytology is evolving at a more rapid pace than ever.  The ASCT continues to have an integral role in representing cytotechnologists’ professional needs.  The ASCT serves as a resource for you to stay abreast of critical issues such as workload, proficiency testing, licensure, continuing education and workforce.  The ASCT is the only national organization that is the collective voice solely for Cytotechnologists.

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