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Annual Conference - Columbus, Ohio

The International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) Annual Conference provides attendees with resources needed to elevate their knowledge and promote ongoing quality and professionalism within their healthcare department.

Focused on the professional growth of sterile processing professionals and allied department professionals, our goal is to provide everything from knowledge-building hands-on labs and workshops to timely management and technical updates taught by some of the profession's most renowned and respected experts. Poster sessions, discussion groups, and the largest vendor exposition for the sterile processing profession are also offered and it does not matter if this is your first conference or your twentieth: it will be one of your most memorable.

We look forward to welcoming you to Columbus, Ohio for the 2021 IAHCSMM Annual Conference and Expo.

Columbus Convention Center
400 N High St
Columbus, Ohio 43215

May 2 - 5, 2021
(Pre-Conference events available Saturday, May 1, 2021)

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May 3 - 4, 2021

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Call for Presentations

Our Call for Presentations is Now Closed.

All presentation submissions were due by 11:59pm CST, Monday, August 10, 2020.

Next year's conference will provide a mix of educational workshops and presentations to showcase new ideas and methods of improvement within the Sterile Processing (SP) field.

Details on the schedule and registration information will be released Fall, 2020.

2020 IAHCSMM Conference Goes Virtual

For weeks, IAHCSMM had been carefully monitoring the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation and its impact on the 2020 IAHCSMM Annual Conference & Expo. As the crisis evolved into a global pandemic, the IAHCSMM Board of Directors made the decision to cancel the face-to-face conference due to health and wellness concerns for attendees and the community. Because IAHCSMM understands the need for continuing education in the Sterile Processing (SP) profession, our annual conference migrated to a virtual concept. Access to the virtual conference was available at no charge to any SP professional who held a current certification or membership with IAHCSMM. This access included all the on-demand education, live webinars, exhibitor interaction, poster presentations, and more. Best of all, credits achieved through the virtual conference were completely complimentary to those who registered for and participated in the event. The virtual conference was open May 22 through July 20. We thank everyone for participating!

International Association of
Healthcare Central Service Materiel 
Management (IAHCSMM)

55 West Wacker Drive
Suite 501
Chicago, IL 60601
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Toll Free: 800.962.8274
Direct: 312.440.0078
Fax: 312.440.9474
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