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Harmonisation Workshop 2017 - Wednesday Registration

AACB 6th Harmonisation Workshop - Wednesday Registration

17-18 May 2017, Holiday Inn Sydney Airport, Sydney NSW

WEDNESDAY Registration - $220.00 (incl. GST) numbers are limited

Wednesday registration includes workshop sessions, lunch, afternoon tea & networking drinks on Wednesday.

Other Registration Types:

About

The AACB 6th Harmonsation Workshop will run over 1.5 days, from Wednesday 17 May to Thursday 18 May 2017 (and is held directly before the KIMMS Workshop, on 19 May).

An invitation is extended to all pathologists, scientists and medical technologists to attend the 2017 AACB Harmonisation Workshop, which aims to discuss provisional recommendations for the following topics:

  • Australian TFT reference intervals in pregnancy
  • Recalibration changes for TFT assays
  • Chemistry reference intervals in pregnancy and adults; Lipid reference intervals
  • Recommendations for Critical Values
  • Calculated parameters and outlier removal in reference interval determination
  • Endocrine harmonisation

Principal Supporter

Industry Support

Industry Support

We are pleased to invite industry to support the workshop with a $850 sponsorship (inc. GST).

As well as supporting this important initiative this is an opportunity for your organisation to demonstrate your active participation in the project by sponsoring and attending the meeting.

Your support includes recognition as a supporter of the Harmonisation Workshop and one registration to attend the workshop.

Too confirm your support, please choose the Industry Support registration here.

Venue, Accommodation & Parking

Venue: Holiday Inn Sydney Airport, Cnr O'Riordan St & Bourke Rd, Mascot. Click here for location.

Undercover parking is available for $15 per day or $20 overnight, subject to availability. We recommend taking public transport where possible - Mascot train station is 5min from the venue.

Accommodation Options: There are a number of accommodation options available in Mascot, including the meeting venue, Holiday Inn Sydney Airport.

Program

DOWNLOAD FULL PROGRAM HERE

DAY 1 - Wednesday 17 May (click on full registration above for full program)

11:00-12:00
REGISTRATION and LUNCH
12:00-12:20
Dr Graham Jones
Introduction - A scorecard of successful harmonisation activities
12:20-14:10
HARMONISATION OF LAB TESTING AND REPORTING IN PREGNANCY– Dr Ken Sikaris (Chair)
Dr Tina Yen
Step by step guide to laboratory reporting in pregnancy
Dr Alison Nankervis
What is the aftermath of changed GDM diagnostic criteria? And ongoing challenges of GDM diagnosis and management
Dr Simon Forehan
Gestational thyroid disease – the 2017 ATA guidelines and can we standardise pregnancy TFT report formats across labs?
Dr Zhong Lu
TFT reference intervals in pregnancy should be population and method-specific – new data.
Panel & Audience Discussion
Provisional recommendations for Australian TFT RIs in pregnancy
14:10-14:30
BREAK
14:30-16:00
BREAKOUT SESSIONS A and B
SESSION A
PREGNANCY CHEMISTRY REFERENCE INTERVALS and IT ISSUES
Dr Ken Sikaris and Dr Tina Yen (Facilitators)
Mr Robert Flatman and Dr Peter Ward (Scribes)
SESSION B
ADULT CHEMISTRY REFERENCE INTERVALS – UREA, ALBUMIN, GLOBULIN, IRON, TRANSFERRIN, VENOUS & ARTERIAL BLOOD GASES
Dr Graham Jones and Dr Gus Koerbin (Facilitators)
Mr David Hughes and Ms Max Reed (Scribes)
16:00-16:20
BREAK
16:20-17:15
BREAKOUT SESSION DISCUSSIONS
17:15-17:30
DAY 1 SUMMARY – Dr Graham Jones
17:30 pm
NETWORKING DRINKS

Details

17th May 17

Venue: Holiday Inn Sydney Airport, Mascot

Registrations Open: 8th Feb 17 12:00 AM

Registrations Close: 12th May 17 11:59 PM

Cost: AU $ 220.00 (Inc. GST)

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