CTLS Congresses


CTLS is excited to announce that their next congress, CTLS2023, will be held face-to-face in Dublin, Ireland from June 27th to 29th 2023.

CTLS2023 will be held at Croake Park, Dublin. Read below for the preliminary information…. more details will follow soon!

Dublin City University is working with universities and organisations across Ireland to organise this event. The full list of co-organisers is Dublin City University, Trinity College Dublin, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, University College Dublin, University College Cork, University of Limerick, National University of Ireland in Galway, Maynooth University, Queens University Belfast and University of Ulster.


CTLS has held four congresses to date, face-to-face in 2014, 2016 and 2018 and online in 2021. These have all successfully brought together scientists, technical and administrative staff working across the world in core facilities, research infrastructures and other shared resource laboratories, giving them the opportunity to learn and network together.

2014: Inaugural Congress at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, France

2016: Congress at the EMBL in Heidelberg, Germany

2018: Congress at the VIB in Ghent, Belgium

2021: Online Congress from the Gulbenkian Institute in Lisbon, Portugal

2018 CTLS Congress at the VIB in Ghent