The 2018 congress scientific program dealt with quality issues of laboratory medicine and advanced healthcare technologies. Two inspiring days with world class speakers guaranteed an unforgettable experience.
Next International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine 7-8 of February 2019 in Helsinki, Finland.
The Changing World
Kai Rantanen, Toimitusjohtaja (Triolab Oy)
08.02.2018 09:20 - 09:30
IBM Watson – Shaping the Future of Healthcare
Henrik Gudbergsen, MD, PhD, MPA, Chief Medical Officer (IBM Nordic, Denmark)
08.02.2018 09:30 - 10:15
Performance Specifications with Special Emphasis on Biological Variation Data
Sverre Sandberg, Director (NOKLUS, Norway)
08.02.2018 10:30 - 11:15
Reference Measurement Procedures – Emphasis on Performance Specifications and Operating Laboratories
Linda Thienpont, Professor Emerita (Ghent University, Belgium)
08.02.2018 11:15 - 12:00
Standardisation and Harmonisation in Laboratory Medicine: a Matter of Patient Safety
Mauro Panteghini, Professor (The University of Milan, Italy)
08.02.2018 13:00 - 13:45
Traceability and the New EU IVD Regulation
Jonathan Middle (the United Kingdom)
08.02.2018 13:45 - 14:30
Analytical Quality Specifications of Inter-Laboratory Comparisons
Carmen Perich, Quality Director (Vall d’Hebron Hospital Laboratories, SCEQA, Spain)
08.02.2018 14:30 - 15:15
Diagnostic biomarkers of Alzheimer disease
Maryline Simon, PhD, eMBA - HSG, Clinical Science Leader (Roche Diagnostics Ltd., Switzerland)
08.02.2018 15:45 - 16:15
Diagnostic Pathways in Theory and Practice
Georg Hoffman, Professor (University of Munich, Germany)
09.02.2018 09:00 - 09:45
HbA1c Standardization and Clinical Outcomes
Eric Kilpatrick, Professor (Sidra Medical and Research Center, Qatar)
09.02.2018 10:00 - 10:45
Important dates for ePosters will be announced later in 2018
The ePoster exhibition – a modern tool to present your studies and latest scientific results to the international audience. We encourage you to participate again in 2019.
Sponsors and exhibitors are sharing their latest product information and studies during the breaks. Speaker’s Corner will take place in the exhibition area.
Quality Promotion Awards Ceremony
The awards are granded to Finnish or international persons who are dedicated to promote quality in laboratory medicine and healthcare. The award itself is the Quality Cube including the Labquality Days´s theme. Quality promotion awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 7th of February 2019 at 17:00 – 17:30.
Please join us in the Wellcome Party on Thursday right after the Quality Promotion Awards Ceremony