The Scientific Program 2020 presents you two inspiring days with world class speakers and guarantees an unforgettable experience.
The main themes are quality in laboratory medicine and modern advanced healthcare technologies.
International Congress on Quality in Laboratory Medicine 6-7 of February 2020 in Helsinki, Finland.
Scientific program 2020 - Abstracts and presentations
Avaussanat / Opening Words
Mia Lindström, Toimitusjohtaja, Managing Director (Labquality Oy)
06.02.2020 09:15 - 09:20
Transforming Complex Laboratory Data into Meaningful Information for Patients and Families
Holly Witteman, Associate Professor (Université Laval, Canada)
06.02.2020 09:30 - 10:15
Opening lecture: The Harmonization Journey: Where Are We Going
Greg Miller, Professor (Virginia Commonwealth University, USA)
06.02.2020 10:30 - 11:15
Communication with Clinicians and Patients
Maurice O’Kane, Consultant chemical pathologist (Western Health and Social Care Trust, N. Ireland)
06.02.2020 11:15 - 11:45
Quality of Comments for the Clinicians
Eva Ajzner, Laboratory Director (Josá University Hospital, Hungary)
06.02.2020 11:45 - 12:15
Establishing and Using Reference Intervals
Yesim Özarda, Professor (Uludag University, Turkey)
06.02.2020 13:15 - 13:45
The Relevance of Harmonization of Test Results and the Role of EQA
Wim Coucke, Statistician (Sciensano, Belgium)
06.02.2020 13:45 - 14:15
Harmonization of Best Laboratory Practices on an International Scale – Case SYNLAB North Europe
Tommi Vaskivuo, Chief Medical Officer (Synlab North Europe, Estonia)
06.02.2020 14:15 - 14:45
Reliability of Biological Variation Data: The Biological Variation Data Critical Appraisal Checklist (BIVAC) and the EFLM Biological Variation Database
Aasne K. Aarsand, Vice-director (Norwegian Porphyria Centre, Haukeland University Hospital, Norway)
06.02.2020 15:15 - 15:45
Determination of Sigma Score Based on Biological Variation: Fit-for-Purpose for Daily Practice?
Piet Meijer, Director (ECAT Foundation, The Netherlands)
06.02.2020 15:45 - 16:15
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 2020.
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 Quality Promotion Award is granted to a person or persons who are dedicated to promote quality in laboratory medicine and healthcare. The awards ceremony will take place on Thursday February 6th.