Opening Session Plenary AS 0100APIC 43rd Annual Conference: Head into the curve!

Join 5,000 attendees to learn about the latest science, technology, and best practices to create a safer world through the prevention of infection. APIC 2016, taking place in Charlotte, NC June 11-13, offers seven topic tracks via plenary sessions, in-depth workshops, Ask the Expert sessions, exhibitor symposia, oral abstracts, and poster displays. Plus, attend meaningful networking opportunities and explore one of the largest exhibit halls dedicated to infection prevention and showcasing the latest products and services.



Welcome Reception

Friday, June 10, 6–7:30 p.m.
Discovery Place Science Museum
301 N. Tryon Street
Join us on Friday night as we take over Discovery Place — a leading Charlotte attraction where science is brought to life! Explore fun interactive exhibits while enjoying food and drink, network and catch up with friends and colleagues, and try your hand at Spy for a Prize for a chance to win great prizes.

Pre-Conference Workshops

Come a day early to prep for certification or get an in-depth surveillance day-long workshop presented by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention prior to the start of the conference (additional cost).


Make sure to visit APIC Live, an area of the Exhibit Hall devoted exclusively to APIC-related activities. Take part in live educational demonstrations, view Film Festival entries and vote for your favorite for the People’s Choice Award, and get a fun photo taken with colleagues in the APIC Photo Booth.

Film Festival

The APIC 2016 Film Festival includes videos promoting infection prevention best practices that include music, drama, dance, humor, and even animation to get its point across. Watch the People’s Choice nominees from the APIC 2015 Film Festival.

APIC Conference Store

Browse through new publications to find solutions to your infection prevention challenges. Take advantage of conference specials and online course demos, and take home the perfect logo merchandise gift.

APIC Central

Connect with peers and staff, renew your membership, learn about APIC programs and products and get your questions answered. Or just take a break and chat with friends as you visit your one-stop conference spot for everything APIC.

Exhibitor Satellite Symposia

Get even more education at APIC 2016 at the early morning Exhibitor Satellite Symposia on various topics. These events are sponsored by exhibitors and are not endorsed by APIC. More information about the Exhibitor Satellite Symposia will be posted as it becomes available.