Scientific Program

The Scientific Program 2019 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 7-8 of February 2019 in Helsinki, Finland.




How to Utilize Genomic Information in Medicine Today and in the Future?

Aarno Palotie, Research Director of the Human Genomics program (Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland)

08.02.2019 10:00 - 10:45

Session: Digital Health

National Institute for Health and Welfare Biobank and Examples of Scientific Discoveries Encouraged by It

Markus Perola, Research Professor (National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland)

08.02.2019 11:15 - 12:00

Session: Digital Health

Bad Blood: The Rise and Fall of a 9 Billion Dollar Diagnostic Disrupter and What the Profession of Laboratory Medicine Didn’t Do (But Should Have) to Stop It

Sten Westgard, Director of Client Service and Technology (Westgard Quality Control, USA)

08.02.2019 12:00 - 12:45

Session: Digital Health

New Risk Assessment Tools to Identify Individuals with Atherosclerotic Disease

Vilmundur Gudnason, Professor (University of Iceland)

08.02.2019 13:30 - 14:15

Session: Digital Health

Empowering Pathologists with Deep Learning AI

Sami Blom, Application Manager (Fimmic, Finland)

08.02.2019 14:15 - 15:00

Session: Digital Health

Important dates for ePosters: deadline will be 30.11.2018.

ePoster Exhibition

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.

Speakers´ Corner

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 7th at 5:00 pm.

Please join us in the Welcome Party on Thursday right after the Quality Promotion Awards Ceremony

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