The Laboratory Practice Committee hereby invites the submission of abstracts and workshops for the 30th Annual Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) Conference, to be held in Harrisonburg, Virginia on July 29th and July 30th, 2024 at the Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center. 


This conference is designed to provide the latest information on major issues such as analytical method updates and development, laboratory accreditation, regulatory updates, particularly those impacting laboratory staff and utilities, and emerging technologies and analytical instrumentation. This is a great opportunity to present new information related to water and wastewater issues. Workshops will be held on July 29th, and the technical presentations will be given on July 30th.


The deadline for Presentations and Workshops is February 15, 2024. Click the "Read More" button for a list of potential topics for the conference.  To submit your technical presentations and workshop proposals online here ( or for further information, contact Alicia Connelly, Lab Manager, Newport News Shipbuilding (

Topics include but aren't limited to:
  • Natural water monitoring  
  • Environmental research  
  • Treatment plant monitoring  
  • Drinking water distribution  
  • Bacteriological techniques  
  • Drinking water disinfection  
  • Laboratory Accreditation  
  • Laboratory management  
  • Security issues  
  • Method Update Rule (MUR)