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AMT’s Annual Meeting is back in person this summer in Scottsdale, Arizona, July 18-22. It will offer something for all allied health professionals. Reunite with colleagues, earn CE credit, network, and make new friends! Use this opportunity to reset, refresh and return to your day-to-day energized!

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Unable to join us in person? Select education sessions will be recorded and made available in early Fall 2022.

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Annual Meeting Location
The 2022 AMT Annual Meeting is being held July 18-22 in beautiful and scenic Scottsdale, Arizona at the Westin Kierland Resort and Spa, 6902 East Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.

Health and Safety
AMT is committed to providing a safe environment for annual meeting attendees, including following CDC guidance, and complying with state and local public health requirements. Attendees are encouraged to wear a face covering and practice social distancing while attending the Annual Meeting. If exhibiting COVID-like symptoms, an attendee should seek medical attention and refrain from attending CE sessions, meetings, and social events. Visit https://www.experiencescottsdale.com/health-safety-protocols and https://azdhs.gov for more information.

Continuing Education
Earn up to 13 hours of CE throughout the course of two days, in four tracks, including laboratory, medical assisting, phlebotomy, and leadership. All sessions provide 1.00 CE hour unless otherwise noted.

Credits earned at the AMT Annual Meeting are accepted by the state of Florida (CE Broker #50-2206) and state of California (Provider #0061) for MT, MLT, and RPT licensure renewal. Please note that only laboratory-related sessions are eligible for credit in Florida.


Presentation Handouts
No printed handouts will be distributed in education sessions. Meeting handouts will be available for download near the time of the Annual Meeting. An AMT log-in is required.

Why Attend?
AMT’s Annual Meeting equips allied health professionals to take on new challenges and leadership roles that benefit both the individual attendee and the profession. At the AMT Annual Meeting you can expect to:
  • Update and expand your knowledge in the medical laboratory and medical assistant professions
  • Strengthen your knowledge and skills of clinical lab and medical assistant techniques
  • Connect with a diverse network of leaders
  • Deepen your understanding of how AMT benefits our members and discover exciting opportunities to get involved
Who Should Attend?
This meeting is for all AMT members and allied health professionals who are interested in growing their engagement with AMT. No matter what stage of your career, AMT’s Annual Meeting is key to your professional development journey.
  • Rising Stars: Attendees with a desire to get involved with AMT, and little or no prior leadership experience
  • Experienced Leaders: Attendees with prior experience as volunteer leaders who want more engagement and opportunities to develop new skills
  • Presiding Leaders: Attendees who have served as chair or president of a volunteer body, or as CEO or executive director, and want to perfect their leadership skills
Attendance Justification Letter
AMT has prepared a letter to provide to your employer if you need assistance in justifying your attendance at the 2022 Annual Meeting. Download the letter here.

Registration is open! Register

If you are a delegate and your registration is being paid by your state, please wait until your state has submitted its delegate roster BEFORE you register.

Registration Fees

 

Member

Nonmember

Student+

Attendee Full Package*

$375

$450

$0

Guest Full Package*

$225

$275

N/A

Monday

$150

$175

$0

Tuesday

$150

$175

$0

NOTE: Tickets for all social events need to be purchased separately unless a full package or guest full package is
purchased. The Thursday night social event is not included in the Full Package.


* Does not include the Thursday Night Social.
+Students must separately purchase Welcome Reception, Award Banquet, and Thursday Night Social tickets to
attend.


Social Event Fees

Event

Price

Welcome Reception

$25

Award Banquet Ticket

$75

Thursday Night Social

$60


Registration Option Descriptions

Attendee Full Package

A full package includes admission to all CE sessions and meetings Monday through Thursday, including daily breakfast and refreshment breaks. It also includes admission to the Welcome Reception, Awards Banquet, and the AMT Business Meeting (AMT members only). Note that if you do not register for the full package, you must purchase tickets for all the social events. All attendees and guests must purchase tickets to attend the Thursday Night Social regardless of registration type.

Daily Packages

Daily registration packages include admission to the various events and sessions that are happening that day. If you are planning to attend more than one day, it is best to register using the full package. Daily packages are only available for Monday and Tuesday and include admission to CE sessions, daily breakfast, and refreshment breaks.

Guest Packages

If you are attending the AMT Annual Meeting with a guest, they must register. Guests can register for the full package or purchase tickets to the various social events. Guests are NOT ADMITTED to CE sessions or AMT Business Meetings.

The guest full package registration includes breakfast, refreshment breaks, the Welcome Reception, and the Award Banquet. The Thursday Night Social ticket must be purchased separately.

Students

Students do not have to pay a registration fee to attend the AMT Annual Meeting. They must purchase tickets to attend social events, including the Welcome Reception, Award Banquet, or Thursday Night Social.

Social Event Tickets

Tickets are available for purchase for attendees and guests that are not registered for the full package and want to attend a social event.

The Thursday Night Social event requires ALL attendees to purchase a ticket regardless of registration type. This event is NOT included in the full package for attendees or guests.

The deadline to purchase Award Banquet tickets is Monday, July 11, 2022, and the deadline to purchase tickets for the Thursday Night Social event is Monday, July 18, 2022
.

Hotel Reservations

The 2022 AMT Annual Meeting is being held at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa, who is offering a special group rate of $145 per night. Reserve Your Hotel

Hotel reservation cut-off date has been extended to Friday, July 1. After July 1 reservations will be based on availability and current public rate.

The rate includes a $10 nightly resort fee, discounted from $40.00 per night, and includes the following:

  • Resort-wide wireless internet for guests
  • Local and long-distance domestic calls
  • Access to Agave, The Arizona Spa facilities (must be 18 years of age or older)
  • Access to fitness classes, bike rentals, court privileges and equipment rental
  • Expanded shuttle service to Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter shopping and dining districts
Check-in is at 4:00 PM and Check-out is at 11:00 AM. Please note that the resort is 100% non-smoking.



Health and Safety

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is committed to the safety of their guests and associates. The hotel asks that all unvaccinated guests wear face coverings and practice social distancing when they are in public spaces inside the hotel. Visit https://whattoexpect.marriott.com/phxws for more information.

Getting There

Air Travel

Purchase your air travel to and from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX). The airport is located 10 miles west of downtown Scottsdale and 20 miles from the hotel.

To/From the Airport

You have a few options when you arrive in Arizona to get to/and from the airport. Please note that there is no airport shuttle provided by the hotel.

  1. AMT has arranged for a 5% discount with SuperShuttle and ExecuCar (visit their web site or download their apps). This discount is good at all airports they serve and is available five days before your arrival and after AMT’s Annual Meeting dates. When making your reservation, enter the AMT discount group code KHC6Y into the discount code field.
  2. AZ Shuttle Select offer safe, reliable, and cost-effective rides to/from the airport. They are offering a 15% discount on airport shuttle services for Annual Meeting attendees. Visit their website or call (623) 200-2849 to book your ride to/from the airport. NOTE: 2 to 3-day advance booking is preferred.
  3. Use a rideshare service like Lyft or Uber or a taxi to get to and from the hotel.

Parking

The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa is offering AMT attendees self-parking at a discounted rate of $8 per night, per vehicle.

Driving

Find driving directions online by using the hotel address: 6902 East Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.

While in Scottsdale

Dining

There are many dining options while attending the AMT Annual Meeting. The hotel has several places to eat, but if you are feeling adventurous, there are lots of options within walking distance near the hotel! Visit https://www.marriott.com/en-us/hotels/phxws-the-westin-kierland-resort-and-spa/dining to explore your options.

Places to Visit and Things to Do

Looking for things to do with your family or friends in Scottsdale when you aren’t learning or networking? Experience Scottsdale, Scottsdale’s official visitor's bureau, offers several resources to learn more about the area’s nature and historic landmarks, including self-guided tour suggestions and maps. Visit their website at https://www.experiencescottsdale.com to learn more.

Sunday, July 17
Registration
12:00-4:00 PM
Board of Directors Meeting
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Council Meeting
6:00-10:00 PM

Monday, July 18
Registration
7:30 AM-4:00 PM
AMT Store
7:30 AM-4:00 PM
Opening Ceremony
8:30 AM
Keynote Address (Session 2201)
9:00-9:50 AM
CE Sessions (Sessions 2202-2205)
10:30-11:20 AM
CE Sessions (Sessions 2206-2209)
1:00-1:50 PM
CE Sessions (Sessions 2210 & 2211)
2:00-2:50 PM
CE Workshops (Workshops A & B)
3:00-4:50 PM
First Time Attendee Reception (Invitation Only)
6:00-7:00 PM
Welcome Reception (Ticketed Event)
7:00-10:00 PM

Tuesday, July 19
Registration
7:30 AM-4:00 PM
AMT Store
7:30 AM-4:00 PM
CE General Session (Session 2212)
9:00-9:50 AM
CE Sessions (Sessions 2213-2216)
10:00-10:50 AM
CE Sessions (Sessions 2217-2220)
11:00-11:50 AM
CE General Session (Session 2221)
1:00-1:50 PM
MT-MLT Examinations, Qualifications, and Standards Committee Meeting
1:00-5:00 PM
CE Workshop (Workshop C)
2:00-4:50 PM
Awards Banquet (Ticketed Event)
6:00-10:00 PM

Wednesday, July 20
Registration
7:30 AM-4:00 PM
AMT Store
7:30 AM-12:00 PM
Armed Services Networking Breakfast
7:30-8:30 AM
State President & Vice President's Leadership Forum
7:30-8:30 AM
New Delegate Orientation
8:30-9:30 AM
Online Communication Committee: Social Media Workshop
9:00-10:30 AM
Governmental Affairs Roundup
10:00-11:00 AM
District Meetings
11:00-12:00 PM
Delegate Credentialing/Electronic Voting Assistance
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Meet the Candidates
1:00-3:00 PM
Committee Meetings
3:15-4:45 PM
Happy Hour for Chris Damon
5:00-6:00 PM
OGM/MOM Dinner (Invitation Only)
6:00-9:00 PM

Thursday, July 21
Registration
7:30 AM-12:00 PM
Town Hall Session
9:30 AM-12:00 PM
AMT Annual Business Meeting
1:30-4:30 PM
Board of Directors Organizational Meeting
4:30-5:00 PM
Thursday Night Social (Ticketed Event)
6:00-10:00 PM

Friday, July 22
State Society Leadership Session
9:00 AM-5:00 PM
MT-MLT Examinations, Qualifications, and Standards Committee Meeting
1:00-5:00 PM

Saturday, July 23
Council Meeting
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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Basic Information

What are the dates for the 2022 AMT Annual Meeting?

The AMT Annual Meeting will be held Monday, July 18 to Friday, July 22, 2022.


Where is the annual meeting taking place?

The AMT Annual Meeting will be held at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa located in Scottsdale, Arizona. The address is 6902 East Greenway Parkway, Scottsdale, AZ 85254.


Who can attend the AMT Annual Meeting?

The AMT Annual Meeting is open to everyone, including allied health industry professionals, employers, program directors, and students. AMT welcomes guests of attendees to participate in some events. Guests and children are not permitted to attend continuing education (CE) classes.


Can I attend virtually like in 2021?

Attendees are excited to meet in person after not being able to for two years. If you are unable to join us in person, you will have the opportunity to purchase recorded CE Sessions from the AMT Learning Center in early Fall 2022. AMT is exploring hybrid meeting options for future annual meetings so that attendees can choose to attend in person or virtually.


Will there be an Exhibit Hall?

AMT is offering table space and opportunities to industry representatives to sponsor and showcase their product/organization in a large networking space, with lots of attendee traffic. Email amtannualmeeting@americanmedtech.org for more information.


What are the COVID-19 Protocols?

AMT is committed to providing a safe environment for annual meeting attendees, including following CDC guidance, and complying with state and local public health requirements. Attendees are encouraged to wear a face covering and practice social distancing while attending the Annual Meeting. If exhibiting COVID-like symptoms, an attendee should seek medical attention and refrain from attending CE sessions, meetings, and social events. Visit the following websites for more information:

https://www.experiencescottsdale.com/health-safety-protocols
https://azdhs.gov


Will there be an AMT Store at the Annual Meeting?

Yes. There will be a small supply of AMT items including t-shirts, fleece jackets, water bottles, coffee mugs, and more. The AMT Store is located near registration, on the lobby level, east of the front desk, and past the gift shop.

AMT Store Hours:

Monday, July 18: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday, July 19: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday, July 20: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM


Registration and Badges

Is registration open?

Yes! Registration is open. Click here to begin your registration.


How much does it cost to register?

The member full package rate is $375 and the nonmember rate is $450. Visit www.americanmedtech.org/CE-Meetings/Meetings/Annual-Meeting for more information.


What is the deadline to cancel my registration?

The deadline to cancel your registration to avoid no penalties is Friday, July 15, 3:00 PM. No refunds are provided after that date/time. A processing fee was applied to cancelled registrations in previous years; however, AMT is celebrating our return to this in-person event and has removed that fee for the 2022 Annual Meeting.


How can I avoid long lines at the registration desk?

NEW! Express registration check-in is now available! Skip the long registration line and use your registration confirmation. After checking-in your printed badge and other registration materials are available for pick-up.

Don't have your registration confirmation email with you? Or don't have a smartphone or tablet? You are still able to use the express line by entering your name, or check-in at the registration desk for all your materials.

NOTE: The express line is for checking-in only. It is not for making any changes to your registration or registering onsite. Onsite registration and changes to your existing registration can be made at the registration desk by an AMT Staff member.


Where do I pick up my registration badge?

Pick up your registration materials at the registration desk located at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa. Registration is located on the lobby level, east of the front desk, and past the gift shop.

Registration Hours:

Sunday, July 17: Noon – 4:00 PM
Monday, July 18: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday, July 19: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Wednesday, July 20: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Thursday, July 21: 7:30 AM – Noon


Do I need to wear my badge while attending the Annual Meeting?

Yes. Plan to always wear your badge during the Annual Meeting. Your badge will have a QR Code that is needed for access to CE sessions, social events, etc. Without it, entry to the event you are trying to attend may be delayed.


Are the social events included in my registration?

Tickets for all social events need to be purchased separately unless a full package or guest full package is purchased. The Thursday Night Social is not included in the Full Package.


Can I purchase social event tickets onsite in Scottsdale?

Welcome Reception: Tickets can be purchased up to Monday, July 18, 4:00 PM.

Award Banquet: The deadline to purchase Award Banquet tickets is Monday, July 11 and are not available for purchase onsite in Scottsdale.

Thursday Night Social: The deadline to purchase Thursday Night Social tickets is Monday, July 18, 4:00 PM.

Attendees are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets online and prior to the Annual Meeting.


Continuing Education

Do I need to sign up for each CE session I would like to attend?

All the AMT CE breakout sessions are available on a first come, first-seated basis, including the keynote and general sessions. Please do indicate which CE sessions you are interested in, as it helps staff plan and coordinate the best room to hold each session.

Attendees indicating their interest in attending Workshop C: Basic Life Support (BLS) Provider Workshop, should receive an email verifying their intent to intend. This workshop can only fit a maximum of 100 attendees.

If you are already registered, but did not indicate which sessions you are interested in attending, or want to make a change, go to the My Learning Events Tab on your My AMT Portal. Click the button link to edit your registration under My Registrations, and then select which sessions you plan to attend.

Note that your Annual Meeting badge will need to be scanned to enter CE Sessions for tracking.


Do I need my badge to attend CE sessions?

Yes. Each attendee attending a CE session, including the keynote, general sessions, and breakouts, will need their badge to enter. Badges will be scanned, and your attendance will be recorded and tracked in AMTrax. Attendees will no longer need to sign an attendance roster. But for your attendance to be tracked, your Annual Meeting attendee badge will need to be scanned.


What is the maximum number of CE hours I can earn?

You can earn up to 13 hours of CE depending on which sessions you attend. Credit for participation in the educational program at the AMT Annual Meeting is calculated per hour for certification maintenance purposes.


I live in Florida. Are the AMT Annual Meeting CE Sessions accepted in the state of Florida?

Yes. Credits earned at the AMT Annual Meeting are accepted by the state of Florida (CE Broker #50-2206).


I live in California. Are the AMT Annual Meeting CE Sessions accepted in the state of California?

Yes. Credits earned at the AMT Annual Meeting are accepted by the state of California (Provider #0061) for MT, MLT, and RPT licensure renewal.


Can my guest or spouse attend CE sessions?

No. Only Annual Meeting registrants can attend educational sessions and earn CE credit.


How do I track my CE Session attendance?

Your badge will be scanned while entering CE Sessions(s) at the Annual Meeting. Your attendance will automatically be tracked in AMTrax. Attendees are still encouraged to keep track of which sessions they attended and to check AMTrax to ensure their attendance was documented.


How do I download CE Session Handouts?

CE Session handouts will be available for download closer to the start of the Annual Meeting. An AMT log-in is needed.


Will I be able to fill out a session evaluation for each CE Session I attend?

Yes! Attendees will have the opportunity to complete an online evaluation for the overall Annual Meeting and for each CE session attended. Attendees will be sent an email from amtannualmeeting@americanmedtech.org with links to complete the surveys. Completing these evaluations help to improve future meetings.


Electronic Voting

Who is eligible to vote during the annual business meeting?

Credentialed AMT delegates will receive an electronic ballot from Electionbuddy.com via their email or text message on Wednesday, July 20 at 3:00 PM. The window for voting is open until Thursday, July 21 at 1:00 PM. An AMT staff member will be available to answer any questions or help with accessing the ballot. It is imperative that all delegates have a non-work-related email or cell phone number on file before the voting begins. Delegates can update their information by logging into their My AMT Portal.

A printed copy of the Annual Business Meeting reports will be available to delegates upon check-in and available online in the Delegate online community library.


Next Year’s AMT Annual Meeting and Additional Questions

When and where is next year’s Annual Meeting?

The 2023 AMT Annual Meeting will be held Monday, July 24 to Friday, July 28, 2023, at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott, in Norfolk, Virginia.


How do I propose to present a CE at the 2023 AMT Annual Meeting?

The 2023 Call for Programs opens on Monday, June 6 and closes on Monday, September 26, 11:59 PM CT. Click here to access the online submission form to submit a proposed program. NOTE: Only those programs submitted via the online Call for Programs form will be considered.

Proposals are being accepted in one of the following curriculum tracks

  • Dental Assisting
  • Medical Assisting
  • Laboratory
  • Leadership and Professional Development
  • Phlebotomy
  • Other Allied Health Professions

Who do I contact if I have additional questions?

If you have a question about the Annual Meeting, email amtannualmeeting@americanmedtech.org or call (847) 823-5169.

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