Conference Info

 Soft Network Users Group Announces Cancellation of SNUG 2020

Clearwater, Florida – March 20, 2020

In response to growing concerns regarding the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the SNUG Board and SCC Soft Computer leadership teams have made the difficult and unprecedented decision to cancel the upcoming 28th Annual SNUG Conference scheduled for May 3 – 7, 2020 in Clearwater Beach, Florida.

We appreciate your understanding as well as your continued commitment to leveraging the power of healthcare information technology to assist you on your mission to provide cutting edge care to your patients. We wish you well during this public health emergency and always.

We hope you can join us next year for SNUG 2021 | May 9 – 13 | Clearwater Beach, Florida.


Will attendee registrations be refunded?

A full refund will be issued by way of how you made payment originally, ex: credit card payments will be refunded back to the credit card used and if payment was made via check, a SNUG representative will reach out to you in 14 working days regarding those arrangements.

Will vendors be refunded for Sponsorship?

SNUG vendors will be contacted with further information regarding sponsorship refunds within 14 working days. Please contact Jeff Marr at ( if you have additional questions.

Will attendees and exhibitors be refunded for hotel costs?

Please contact the Sheraton directly via the reservation center (727-593-6000) to work through the cancellation of your hotel reservations.

SNUG Conference Benefits

Exceptional Educational & Networking Opportunities

      It’s the professional development event of the year for allied healthcare and healthcare IT professionals who use SCC Soft Computer’s laboratory and genetics information system solutions! Join your industry peers/fellow SCC users and healthcare information technology providers/third-party vendors for an intimate and interactive conference!

     Each year, the annual SNUG conference attracts healthcare IT and allied healthcare professionals who have the common goal of learning what’s new with SCC Soft Computer’s powerful software solutions and finding ways to get the most from their SCC systems. We’re expecting medical laboratory professionals, LIS administrators, and lab managers from hospitals and laboratories across North America and around the globe.

Who will benefit from attending?

      The annual SNUG conference offers sessions for professionals from every level in your organization and discipline, including laboratory managers and directors, LIS managers and administrators, IS/IT staff, supervisors, pathologists, and medical laboratory scientists. We encourage you to send as many attendees as possible so your entire team can benefit and increase your return on investment.

Unique educational and networking opportunities.

      In addition to educational sessions, we schedule lots of networking events to give attendees an opportunity to meet with fellow SCC users and SCC staff in a relaxed setting. These activities are designed to help break the ice so you can renew old friendships and meet colleagues from other client facilities. We foster an environment where you can share ideas that will help you take full advantage of SCC products and keep up with the industry’s best practices. This is an opportunity for you to interact with your peers from SCC Soft Computer client sites as well as your SCC support team and members of SCC’s management team and subject matter network.

     During the conference, we’ve scheduled general sessions, roundtable discussions, and workshopsalong with hands-on lab access and poster sessions. Developed directly from feedback gathered from surveys sent to SCC users, the conference is designed to ensure that you leave with the knowledge and tools necessary to increase your efficiency.

     Earn free P.A.C.E. ® credits for many conference sessions!


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Present Session

Would you like to present a session?

Many of our conference attendees have indicated that the best presentations often come from SNUG members.

If you have something that has been beneficial to your site, please consider sharing your knowledge with the membership as a whole.

Additionally, if you know of a topic that you feel would be a great topic, please download and complete our form and submit it to us.

Download the Conference Presentation Form

Download the Topic Suggestion Form

Poster Sessions

Maximize your time at SNUG and check out the poster sessions presented by your colleagues and SCC staff members.
This showcase will give you the opportunity to engage in discussions with the researchers as they accompany their posters.

Do you have something you want to share or a topic you want to discuss, but don't have time to prepare a full-blown SNUG presentation? The SNUG poster sessions enable you to present in a one-on-one setting without having to present before a large group.

Would you like to present without doing a formal presentation? Then the Poster Session is for you!

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