Clinical Diagnostics: Shaping the Future

Conference Programme Overview

Day 1 – Monday 25th May 

Early Morning Workshop: 8:30 – 10:30
Procurement: Shaping the Future:
  • Carlos Sisternas, Chair, MedTech Europe
  • Justin Carty, CEO, Irish Medical and Surgical Trade Association (IMSTA)
  • Seamus Priest, Head of Procurement, Ireland East
  • Dr Paul Davis, Head of Management School, Faculty of Business, DCU
  • Dr Jaqui Clarke, Laboratory Manager, Letterkenny General Hospital
  • Industry Representative
  • HSE Representative
9:30 – 11:00 – Early Career Scientists Forum
  • Networking in Med Lab
  • Identifying Research Areas/Opportunities
  • Publishing your work
  • Interview Skills (e.g how to approach the HSE interview format)
  • Engaging with your profession – Advisory bodies & committees/advocacy
  • Choosing your MSc & PhD pathway
  • Career pathways
Opening Ceremony and Plenary Session: 12:00

Molecular Diagnostics and Precision Medicine – Speaker: Prof Orla Shiels, Dean Faculty of Health Sciences, TCD

Scientific Sessions – Afternoon (timing TBC):
  • Clinical Chemistry/Immunology
  • Transfusion and Transplantation Science

President’s Reception: 18:00

Day 2 – Tuesday 26th May

Early Morning Workshop: 8:30 – 10:30:
  • Recruitment and Retention in Laboratory Medicine
  • Workforce Planning, are we doing enough?
Scientific Sessions – Morning (timings TBC):
  • Haematology
Scientific Sessions – Afternoon (timings TBC):
  • Cellular Pathology
  • Microbiology/Virology

Presidents Prize – Information to be announced soon.

Scientific Workshops (timings TBC):
  • Blood Parasitology
  • Coagulation
  • Immunology: atypical autoantibody, unusual mylemoa patients
  • Mycology
  • Cellular Pathology
  • Haematology Morphology
  • Blood Transfusion: Antibody Identification
  • and for some fun… DRUMMING sessions
Conference Presentations (timings TBC):
  • Medical Scientist Led POC Solutions in the ED
  • HPB Testing Update
  • Advances in Cellular Pathology
  • Morphology Review with EQA
  • Faecal Calprotectin Analysis
  • The National Transfusion Advisory Group – an update
  • Blood Stock Management
  • Blood Usage – A National Audit
  • Workflow Optimisation in the Microbiology Laboratory
  • Syndromic Testing
  • Population Health Management

 

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