AGENDA - 13 July 2018

TIME TOPIC SPEAKER
0830 – 0900hrs Welcome Address IFCC/APFCB/(Agim)
0900 – 0915hrs Opening Remarks Abbott
0915 – 0945hrs Keynote Plenary - Elevating the Standard of Care – Through Demonstrating the Value of Laboratory Medicine Howard Morris
0945 – 1015hrs Plenary #1 - Elevating the Standard of Care – Role of Laboratory in the Healthcare Ecosystem Hendrik Van Deventer (S Africa)
1015 – 1045hrs Plenary #2 - Elevating the Standard of Care – Through Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Stefan Blankenberg (Germany)
1045 – 1115hrs Break
1115 – 1145hrs Plenary #3 - Elevating the Standard of Care – Through The Power of Analytics Tom Clancy (Canada)
1145 – 1215hrs Plenary #4 - Elevating the Standard of Care – Through Improving Liver Cancer Diagnosis Shen Fong (China)
1215 – 1330hrs Lunch
1330 – 1400hrs Plenary #5 - Elevating the Standard of Care – Through Hematology Insights Sukesh Nair (India)
1400 – 1830hrs Clinical and Scientific Workshops I:
#1: CVD - ACS Management/ Emergency Medicine Stefan Blankenberg
#2: Oncology & Infectious Diseases - 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: Customer Experience Center Visit CEC Groups #1, #2, #3
#6: Hematology - A critical analysis of Red Cell Morphology Sukesh Nair
1830 – 1900hrs Refresh for dinner
1900 – 2100hrs Symposium Dinner


AGENDA - 14 July 2018

TIME TOPIC SPEAKER
0800 – 0830hrs Plenary #5a - Elevating the Standard of Care – Addressing Interferences in Lab Results Christina Trambas (TBC)
0830 – 0900hrs Plenary #6 - Elevating the Standard of Care – Through Using Sigma Metrics to Achieve Measurably Better Performance, Inside and Beyond the Laboratory Sten Westgard
0900 – 1200hrs Clinical and Scientific Workshops II:
#1: Hematology - New Technologies for better healthcare TBD
#2: Quality in the Lab - Biotin Interference Sten Westgard
#3: Customer Experience Center Visit CEC Groups #4, #5
#4: Korean Workshop Haiyoung Jung
#5: Informatics TBD
1030 – 1100hrs Break
1230 – 1300hrs Plenary #7 - Elevating the Standard of Care – The Future of Diagnostics John Hackett (Abbott)
1300 – 1315hrs Closing Remarks
1315 – 1415hrs Lunch
1315 – 1545hrs Customer Experience Center Visit CEC Group #6