Let’s get together! It’s an exciting time for LabVantage as we continue to grow, always remaining customer focused and continuing to bring inspired people together to ensure your business and LabVantage remains at the cutting edge. We are looking forward to seeing you in person at CTEC 2023
We’re planning to gather April 23 – 28 in Nashville, Tennessee for unforgettable events that bring the LabVantage community together from around the globe. Plan to attend CTEC 2023 for your best chance to:
- Gain new skills, and tips or tricks
- Learn best practices for your business
- Network with other customers – Create new connections and strengthen existing ones
- Get a fresh perspective to find solutions to your latest challenges
- Get hands-on access to new software
- Talk with LabVantage Professional Services teams and executives.
At this year’s CTEC, we will review the newest updates to the LabVantage platform.
In LabVantage 8.8, which will be released in December 2022, we introduced our we introduced the Handsfree Installer, added various improvements to the Electronic Lab Notebook (ELN) module, enhancements for biobanking and other new features throughout the system.
As part of our LabVantage 8.9 release, which will be released in late 2023, you’ll get a preview of the improvements we’re making to the stability module, medical examiner for forensics, dashboards for portal, and many additional customer-requested enhancements we’ve received through Vantage Care.
As always, you will have plenty of opportunities to network with other organizations within your industry, meet with LabVantage project teams, and attend training sessions.
CTEC North America Event and Registration Details
This year’s event will be held at the beautiful Loews Vanderbilt Hotel. This is a newly renovated hotel with Nashville inspired décor. Don’t worry about staying fit while visiting, Loews has you covered. Either visit the fully equipped fitness center with fresh fruit for a post workout snack or workout with the complimentary in-room fitness equipment. The hotel also features wireless Internet access, business center (free bordering pass printing), and 24-hour room service to assist your needs.
Looking to discover more Nashville adventures? Grab your boots and take a short walk to Music Row, home to recording studios, and record labels. Please visit the hotel website to see the fabulous array of local attractions.
We have negotiated a low conference rate of $269 per night (plus tax), but you must book your hotel before April 3rd to receive that rate. If you wait until after April 3rd, you’ll have to book your hotel room at full price.
Hotel booking will be available soon.
Transportation from the Nashville International Airport (BNA) to Loews Vanderbilt is on your own, but readily available.
The event starts on Sunday, April 23rd with a Welcome Reception at 6:30 p.m. Here you will have the opportunity to network while enjoying delicious drinks, desserts, and snacks. We suggest arriving at the Nashville airport by 4:30 p.m. to register and settle into the hotel before starting the night’s festivities.
As always, our Tuesday evening social event is dedicated to making connections with LabVantage staff and among our customers. This year’s social event will be held at Acme Feed & Seed. More details to follow, but be ready for an evening of fun!
For those receiving LabVantage training, classes begin Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. after the main conference ends. Training will continue all day Thursday, into Friday, and end at noon. The Nashville Airport is a short 15-minute ride from the hotel so plan your flights accordingly.
Wish to bring the family along? Arrive early? Stay late? There are many key attractions like Country Music Hall of Fame, The Bluebird Café, and much, much more! Our special conference rate is available to attendees three days before and after the event pending hotel availability.
Worried about committing? We have a very liberal cancelation policy this year: If your registration is canceled by March 23, 2023, you will be refunded 100%. If canceled after March 23rd, you will be refunded 50%. Please contact the hotel directly to cancel rooming. Canceling your CTEC registration does not automatically cancel your hotel reservation.