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.




Are There Westgard Rules in Your Future? The Current Devolution and Future Revolution in QC Practices

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

07.02.2019 10:30 - 11:15

Session: Quality Control Reinvented?

Is It Time to Rethink the Way We Approach IQC and EQA?

Tony Badrick, Chief executive RCPAQAP (RCPAQAP, Australia)

07.02.2019 11:15 - 12:00

Session: Quality Control Reinvented?

Commutable Certified Reference Materials for Next Generation Accuracy-based EQA Schemes

Vincent Delatour, Principal Investigator Biomarkers/Bioanalysis (LNE (French Metrology laboratory), France)

07.02.2019 13:00 - 13:45

Session: Quality Control Reinvented?

The SKML Multi-sample Approach for the Exactly Right EQA

Marc Thelen, Director of SKML, Medical Manager (Laboratory for Clinical Chemistry, Amphia hospital, the Netherlands)

07.02.2019 13:45 - 14:30

Session: Quality Control Reinvented?

The Present and Future of EQA

Anja Kessler, Dr. (Referenzensnstitut for Bioanalytik, Germany)

07.02.2019 14:30 - 15:15

Session: Quality Control Reinvented?

Max E(Nuf) QC Model; Incorporating Frequency Into QC Planning

Hassan Bayat, Doctor of Clinical Laboratory Science (DCLS) (Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Iran)

07.02.2019 15:45 - 16:15

Session: Quality Control Reinvented?

Challenge the Experts (Panel Discussion on Quality Control)

Elvar Theodorsson, Moderator, Professor (Linköping University, Sweden)

07.02.2019 16:15 - 17:00

Session: Quality Control Reinvented?

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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