FAQs

CONFERENCE EXPERIENCE

When does the registration desk open for the 2024 Annual Meeting?

Registration is located in the Pratt Street Lobby, Level 300 of the Baltimore Convention Center and will be open during the following hours:Saturday, March 23, 12:30 PM – 6:30 PMSunday, March 24, 7:00 AM – 6:30 PMMonday, March 25, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMTuesday, March 26, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMWednesday, March 27, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PMThursday, March 28, 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

What are the Exhibit Hall hours?

Monday, March 25, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday, March 26, 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday, March 27, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Will there be WiFi available during the meeting?

Yes. WiFi will be available throughout the Baltimore Convention Center.
Use the SSID: 2024USCAP with password: 2024USCAP

When is the Maude Abbott Lecture?

The Maude Abbott Lecture is scheduled for Saturday, March 23, 5:00 PM in the Ballroom on the 400 Level. For more information visit https://2024am.uscap.org/maudeabbott/.

When is the Timely Topics Lecture?
The Nathan Kaufman Timely Topics Lecture is scheduled for Tuesday, March 26 at 5:00 PM in the Ballroom on the 400 Level.
For more information visit https://2024am.uscap.org/timelytopics/
When is the all-attendee reception?

All USCAP registrants are invited to attend the B’more Bash on Saturday, March 23 from 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM at the Key’s Ballroom and Foyer in the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor, immediately adjacent to the Convention Center. The reception will start immediately after the Maude Abbott lecture.

Where is the Speaker Ready Room

The Speaker Ready Room is located in the Baltimore Convention Center in room 324 and is open during the following hours:
Saturday, March 23, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Sunday, March 24, 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Monday, March 25, 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday, March 26, 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday, March 27, 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday, March 28, 7:00 AM – 2:00 PM

When are the Coffee/Tea Breaks?
Date Start Time End Time Room / Location
03/24/24 10:00 AM 10:30 AM 300 Level
03/24/24 4:00 PM 4:30 PM 300 Level
03/25/24 9:30 AM 11:00 AM Exhibit Hall
03/25/24 3:00 PM 4:30 PM Exhibit Hall
03/26/24 9:30 AM 11:00 AM Exhibit Hall
03/26/24 3:00 PM 4:30 PM Exhibit Hall
03/27/24 9:30 AM 11:00 AM Exhibit Hall
03/27/24 2:30 PM 4:00 PM Exhibit Hall
03/28/24 9:30 AM 10:00 AM 300 Level
Can I get a badge for a guest?

A guest is any person who is not a pathologist nor a pathologist-in-training and is accompanying a Full Conference registrant at the Annual Meeting. To receive a daily pass for your guest, please stop by the registration desk onsite.

Guests will need to be registered to attend the Welcome Reception on Saturday evening.  The Full Conference registrant can do so when completing their registration and there will be a $30 fee.

What do I do if I lose my badge?

In the event of a lost name badge or tickets, there will be a $25 replacement fee for reprints. Name badges are required for admittance into course sessions and the exhibit hall.

How do I claim credit for the conference?

To claim CME, you must complete an evaluation for each session you attend through the MyUSCAP Dashboard, https://www.my.uscap.org. Log in through the dashboard and select My Previous Meetings. You will have until September 30, 2024, to claim the credit.

How do I get a Certificate of Participation?

To receive a certificate of attendance, stop by the registration desk during registration hours. After the meeting, visit the MyUSCAP Dashboard, https://www.my.uscap.org and select My Previous Meetings to download a Certificate of Participation.

Are meals and travel expenses included in the registration fee?

No, USCAP Annual Meeting 2024 registration does not include travel expenses, meals, or hotel accommodations.

COVID, HEALTH, AND SAFETY

Do I need to be vaccinated to attend the live meeting?

USCAP has implemented measures to provide a safe environment for its event attendees. There is no vaccine requirement, however it is recommended that all USCAP attendees, faculty, staff, and exhibitors are vaccinated against COVID-19. USCAP may change, update, or add to these requirements at any time it deems necessary to best protect the health and safety of attendees and others. Masks are not required but are encouraged.

Will facial masks be required at the USCAP 2024 Annual Meeting?

At this time, masks will not be required, but are encouraged.  Requirements for and use of masks are dictated by and compliant with the current highest standards of public health guidelines established by the State of Maryland or the City of Baltimore.

What other requirements will there be to enter the conference?

USCAP will continue to review the local COVID safety recommendations to ensure the health and safety of individuals entering the conference.

POSTER INFORMATION

Where do I find my poster board number?

You can locate your poster board number in your abstract account.

What if someone is in my space?

If a poster is incorrectly mounted on your board, please visit the Poster Information area in the USCAP booth, #733 on the exhibit floor. Please DO NOT REMOVE the poster without USCAP staff assistance.

Can I present my poster/platform virtually?

No, posters and platforms must be presented at the in-person meeting in Baltimore. All presenters are required to pay the General Registration fee for the Annual Meeting. Poster presenters should be at their posters during their scheduled poster session.