Association of Laboratory Managers (ALMA)

Our association provides a global forum for improving laboratory management skills through conferences, short courses, networking, discussion groups, and other means of sharing ideas and knowledge.

Another Successful Conference of Learning and Networking!
Thank you to our Sponsors and Exhibitors for Supporting the ALMA Mission
ALMA 36th Annual Pre-Conference Workshops & Conference
October 13-16, 2015

ALMA’s 36th annual conference held at the Hilton Lake Las Vegas Resort in Henderson, NV on October 13-16 was another great success.  In addition to managers from many of the 50 states, attendees came from Australia, the Middle East, the Far East and Canada. 

The conference was kicked off by four full day workshops aimed at providing managers tools, ideas and insights to become better leaders.  A highlight of the conference was the Agilent sponsored keynote presentation by Dr. Erica Dawson of Cornell University entitled “An Ordinary Path to Extraordinary Leadership.”  Attendees also enjoyed presentations on skill planning, identifying and hiring the best, capital planning, controlling maintenance costs, turning customer feedback into action plans, communication, use of key performance indicators and project management. 

The lab managers from a broad spectrum of organization types shared ideas and challenges in roundtable discussions on managing across generations and cultures, using the temporary hiring model and team work & collaboration. 

Several managers who were attending their first ALMA conference said “this is my first ALMA conference and it won’t be my last.”  Stay tuned for an announcement of the date and location of the 2016 ALMA conference.

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