Association of Laboratory Managers

ALMA is the association of laboratory managers from around the world providing a forum for improving laboratory management skills through conferences, short courses, networks, discussion groups, and other means of sharing ideas and knowledge.

     
  2014 ALMA CONFERENCE

Managers from around the world are invited to attend the Association of Laboratory Managers' (ALMA) 2014 Conference November 4-7 in the beautiful setting of the Loews Hotel in Annapolis, Maryland.  Please make your reservation at the Loews Hotel by visiting www.loewsannapolis.com, select arrival and departure dates, choose "Group" from the Partner/Group Rates dropdown, and enter the group code, ALMO20.  We have for ALMA attendees, a room rate of $129 per night plus taxes.  You must make your reservation by October 13, 2014 to receive the conference rate.

This year's theme "Make Your Laboratory Organization the Best It Can Be" promises to provide every manager of a laboratory based organization, whether experienced or just starting out, take aways to immediately put into practice to improve the performance of their organization and its capabilities. Click on this link for the conference program.


The pre-conference workshops will take place on Tuesday, November 4th and Wednesday, November 5th.  The descriptions are linked below.

 

To register, click here.

$600.00 - Conference Only - no workshops
$1,150.00 - Conference and 1 workshop
$1,600.00 - Conference and 2 workshops
$595.00 - 1 (one) Workshop only - not attending conference
$1,095.00 - 2 (two) Workshops only - not attending conference

ALMA offers a limited number of table top exhibit spaces to suppliers of laboratory equipment, supplies and services. The cost of an exhibit table is $1000 (free to Gold and Platinum sponsors). If you are interested in exhibiting, please email alma@labmanagers.org.



 
 
Join And Become A Part of the Association of Laboratory Managers (ALMA)
 
ALMA membership is available to laboratory managers from all scientific disciplines, in all types of laboratories located around the world. There are many ways to become a part of ALMA

Individual Membership
Members have access to the ALMA library which contains slides from previous conferences and workshops at Pittcon, monthly tips on safety and laboratory management and summaries of the peer roundtable discussions held at the conference, get reduced registration fees at the conferences and workshop courses and are able to post and see lab management opportunities. In addition membership dues help bring in outstanding presenters at the ALMA conference and workshops and help ALMA manage the LinkedIn Lab Manager group. The cost of an individual membership for one year is $50.  Join the Association of Laboratory Managers or see if it's time to renew your membership.
 
Organization Membership
A company or organization can join ALMA to include all of the laboratory managers within the company or organization as individual members. The cost of organizational membership is $500. Organization members can post job opportunities.  Join the Association of Laboratory Managers.
 
ALMA LinkedIn Lab Manager Group
Join the LinkedIn Association of Laboratory Managers group at www.linkedin.com under the Groups tab. The ALMA LinkedIn group provides the opportunity to post questions and join in discussions on laboratory management challenges with over 1700 peers from around the world. It's free.
Conference Exhibitors
ALMA offers a limited number of table top exhibit spaces to suppliers of laboratory equipment, supplies and services. The cost of an exhibit table is $1000 (free to Gold and Platinum sponsors). 

       


 Sponsor Highlight

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ALMA 2014 Conference "Make Your Laboratory Organization the Best It Can Be"  Register here

November 4-7, 2014

Loews Hotel

Annapolis. Maryland USA

ALMA Sponsors

The logos of ALMA sponsors are on the ALMA homepage and are links to the sponsors website so that lab managers can readily access what our sponsors have to offer. Sponsorship demonstrates to laboratory managers they support their professional association and their personal growth through what ALMA has to offer.

There are three levels of sponsorship.
Silver ($1000)
- logo on ALMA webpage that links to your website
- one time use of ALMA's mailing list of over 4500 lab managers worldwide
- able to post job listings on the labmanagers.org website (5-8 every two months)

Gold ($2500)
- above plus
- quarterly use of ALMA's mailing list of over 4500 lab managers worldwide
- full page black and white ad in the annual conference program
- free exhibit table at the conference
- able to post job listings on the labmanagers.org website (15-20 every two months)

Platinum ($5000)
- above plus
- unlimited use of ALMA's mailing list of over 4500 lab managers worldwide
- full page black and white ad in the annual conference program
- able to post unlimited job listings on the labmanagers.org website.