Accelerating the Implementation of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab

EUROPE 2014

MSACL 2014 EU: Congress Primer

Some of the highlights of what you need to know about the MSACL conference.


Getting to the Congress Center

Directional Assistance (including 'How to Catch a Bus from the Airport')


Wireless Access

At the conference: Wireless access will be available throughout the congress center. You should have received an email with connection info, if not you can get it at the registration desk.


Conference Registration

Conference Registration will be open from 7:30 AM to 6:00 PM everyday of the conference.


Plenary Lectures

Check out the Plenary Lectures.


Mobile Program

Go here for the MOBILE conference program. Working our way towards a paperless conference. Or, if not paperless, then at least electronically fluent.

LOGGING IN:
If you are a Full Conference registrant you can log in with the email you registered with as your user name. If you do not know your password you can easily reset it. To set your password select Reset Password at the bottom of the login page.

BENEFITS of LOGGING IN:
(1) You can see the emails of all presenting authors.
(2) You can take notes for each talk.
(3) You can take notes for contacts you've met.


Web-Based Program

Go here for the web-based conference program. A bit archaic, but still functional.

REMEMBER: Long Abstracts are password protected.
USER: msacl PASS: 12345


Electronic Copy of Printed Program

Get it here (13.5 MB PDF).


Posting Poster and Slide PDFs on the Web

Presenters, don't forget you have the option of uploading your poster(s) or podium presentation slides as a PDF (via Abstract Management) to include as part of your web presence compendium.


Corporate Workshops

Corporate workshops are held Thursday & Friday from 1:00 - 2:00 PM in the rooms on the Ground Floor and in the Paracelsus room on the 2nd Floor.


Welcome Coffee & Coffee Breaks

Tuesday - Wednesday SHORT COURSE REGISTRANTS ONLY
Welcome Coffee and Coffee Breaks will be served in Ground Floor foyer. Welcome coffee starts at 7:30am. Short Courses start at 8:15am.

Thursday - Friday
Coffee Breaks will be served in the Exhibit Hall on the first floor except for Welcome Coffee which will remain in the Ground Floor foyer.


Lunch

Tuesday - Wednesday SHORT COURSE REGISTRANTS ONLY
Lunch (12 - 1pm) will be served in the Ground Foyer with seating in the foyer and on the front patio.

Thursday - Friday
Lunch (12 - 1pm) will be served in the Exhibit Hall on the First Floor.


Receptions (aka Dinner)

Tuesday SHORT COURSE REGISTRANTS ONLY
Buffet Reception on Ground Floor.

Wednesday
The Opening Reception will be held on the 1st Floor with the Exhibits from 4:15-7:15 PM. Buffet meal will be served as well as a selection of beer, wine, water.

Thursday
Reception from 4:15 - 6:15 PM in the Exhibit Hall. Buffet meal will be served as well as a selection of beer, wine, water.

Friday
Closing Reception from 4:15 - 6:15 PM in the Exhibit Hall. Buffet meal will be served as well as a selection of beer, wine, water.


Contact Collection / Lead Retrieval

BadgeScan is a Contact and Lead Retrieval App that is completely FREE for full functionality.

BadgeScan allows users to:

(1) Collect contact info via scanning QR codes on attendee badges.
(2) Create and launch customized surveys.
(3) Share individual contacts between devices.
(4) Export contacts via email as a spreadsheet.
(5) Save notes for each contact.
(6) Create your own QR badge on the BadgeScan App to rapidly share your information with anyone who also has BadgeScan.

The app does NOT require a network connection (except for use of the survey element).

The app never requires an in-app purchase for full functionality.

All contact info is stored on your phone, not on a server.

DEMO QR CODES for TESTING


Conference Staff

And finally, the MSACL Staff if you need any assistance on-site.

David Herold, MD, PhD
President

Chris Herold, PhD, MBA
COO

Mike Kim
Director, Logistics

David Yount
Director, Food & Beverage

Alisa Zych, MS
Director, Registration

Natalie Spear
Director of Tranquility