50 Years of Excellence in EQA

International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine February 11-12, 2021 in Helsinki

We are proud to announce that the scientific program of the International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine 2021 is now published! We kindly welcome you all to participate the congress on February 11-12, 2021 in Helsinki.

The congress will open the 50th anniversary year of Labquality as a provider of external quality assessment. Hence the theme for the congress is 50 Years of Excellence in EQA. The program will cover topics on the past and future of external quality assessment, regulation and quality systems in laboratory medicine as well as EQA in different disciplines including POCT and preanalytical EQA.

We are very honored to be able to tell you that the opening lecture of the international congress will be a historical overview of quality in laboratory medicine by Dr James O. Westgard. This will be followed by Dr Sverre Sandberg discussing improvements in EQA through international cooperation. Please see the entire scientific program full of distinguished experts in the field of quality assessment.

All congress participants are welcome to present research results at the ePoster exhibition. The submitted abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee of the congress and the two best abstracts will be awarded. Further information on ePosters.

In conjunction with the congress, there will be a large exhibition gathering companies and organizations from the field of medical laboratory and health technology. For companies this is an excellent opportunity for visibility and networking. There are many options for marketing and sponsorship, please read more.

The Scientific Committee of the congress is chaired by Dr Päivi Laitinen, Helsinki University Hospital. Members of the committee are Dr Gudjon Elvar Theodorsson, Linköping University, Dr Piet Meijer, ECAT Foundation, Dr Dalius Vitkus, Vilnius University and as secretary Dr Heidi Berghäll, Labquality.

Registration will open 1st of August 2020. Please find latest updates at www.labqualitydays.com


See you in Helsinki!