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THURSDAY, 12 JULY
19:00 - 21:00 Welcome Dinner


FRIDAY, 13 JULY
08:30 - 09:00 Welcome Address IFCC/APFCB/(Agim)
09:00 - 09:15 Opening Remarks Abbott
09:15 - 09:45 Keynote Plenary
Elevating the Standard of Care
- Through Demonstrating the Value of Laboratory Medicine
Howard Morris
09:45 - 10:15 Plenary #1
Elevating the Standard of Care
- Role of Laboratory in the Healthcare Ecosystem
Hendrik Van Deventer (S Africa)
10:15 - 10:45 Plenary #2
Elevating the Standard of Care
- Through Cardiovascular Disease Prevention
Stefan Blankenberg (Germany)
10:45 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 11:45 Plenary #3
Elevating the Standard of Care
– Through The Power of Analytics
Aaron Han (Dubai)
11:45 - 12:15 Plenary #4
Elevating the Standard of Care
- Through Improving Liver Cancer Diagnosis
Shen Fong (English) (China)
12:15 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Plenary #5
Elevating the Standard of Care
- Through Hematology Insights
Sukesh Nair (India)
14:00 - 18:30 Clinical and Scientific Workshops I:
#1: CVD - ACS Management/ Emergency Medicine Stefan Blankenberg
#2: Oncology & infectious disease – HCC and HCV Shiyang Pan/Tian Yang
#3: Clinical Pathology, Informatics and Patient Care Sunil Kumar Sethi
#4: Quality in the Lab - Practical Tools Navapun (Thailand)
#5: Hematology - A critical analysis of Red Cell Morphology Sukesh Nair
#6: Integrating Diagnostics Platform with Intelligent Insights to Enhance Patient Care Fabrizio Papa
18:30 - 19:00 Refresh for Dinner
19:00 - 21:00 Symposium Dinner


SATURDAY, 14 JULY
08:00 - 08:30 Plenary #5A
Elevating the Standard of Care
- Addressing Interferences in Lab Results
Christina Trambas (Australia)
08:30 - 09:00 Plenary #6
Elevating the Standard of Care
- Through Using Sigma metrics to achieve measurably better performance, inside and beyond the laboratory
Sten Westgard
09:00 - 12:00 Clinical and Scientific Workshops II:
#1: Hematology - New Technologies for better healthcare Sukesh Nair/ Aw Tar Choon
#2: Quality in the Lab - Biotin Interference Sten Westgard/ Christina Trambas
#3: Korean Workshop Halyoung Jung
12:00 - 12:30 Break
12:30 - 13:00 Plenary #7
Elevating the Standard of Care
- The Future of Diagnostics
John Hackett (Abbott)
13:00 - 13:15 Closing Remarks
13:15 - 14:45 Customer Experience Center Visit