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AACB 2017 - Scientific Program

AACB 2017 - Scientific Program

Preliminary Program - Time Sensitive Testing

TUESDAY 12 SEPTEMBER
0730-1730 Registration Desk Open
0900-0930 Opening Ceremony

0930-1030

Opening PlenaryDavid Curnow Plenary Lecture
Prof Hans Schneider
Critical Result Communication
1030-1100 Morning Tea & Opening of Industry Exhibition
1100-1230

CONCURRENT SYMPOSIUMS
AMSL Symposium 1 - Blood Gases/ICU
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Symposium 2 - Pregnancy

Pre-eclampsia markers and hypertension - Dr Shaun Brennacke
speaker 2
speaker 3

1230-1400 Lunch, Exhibition & Posters
1400-1530 Concurrent Sessions
DiaSorin Industry Symposium
1530-1600 Afternoon Tea & Exhibition

1600-1700

Plenary 2
A/Prof Sunil Sethi
Laboratory response times - meeting clinical needs.
1700-1900 Welcome & Industry Gala Function

WEDNESDAY 13 SEPTEMBER
0730-1730 Registration Desk Opens
0730-0800 Hot Topics Posters Breakfast
0800-0845 Hot Topic Poster Presentations (up to 3 concurrent sessions)
0900-1030
Plenary 3 - Cardiac Troponin
Prof Derek Chew
Dr Christina Trambas
Dr Philip Tideman
1030-1100 Morning Tea & Exhibition
1100-1230 CONCURRENT SESSIONS - SUBMITTED ORALS PAPERS (up to 3 sessions)
1230-1400 Lunch, Posters & Industry Exhibition
1400-1530 CONCURRENT SYMPOSIUMS
Symposium 3 - Endocrine Crisis
Diabetic Emergencies - Dr Ailie Connell
Hypercalcaemic crisis - Dr Penny Coates
speaker 3
Symposium 4 - Neonatal
Crisis in the newborn - A/Prof Rod Hunt
Metabolic Emergencies - Prof Francis Bowling
The right sample at the right time - Dr James Pitt
1530-1600 Afternoon Tea & Exhibition
1600-1700
Plenary 4
Prof Jeffrey Lipman
Assessment of the shocked patient
1900-2330 Conference Dinner

THURSDAY 14 SEPTEMBER
0830-1630
Registration Desk Open
0930-1100
CONCURRENT SYMPOSIUMS
Symposium 5 – Drugs

Symposium 6 – QAP Update
Can Laboratory Stewardship Modulate a Crippling Early Morning Draw Schedule? - Dr David Keren
Speaker 2
Speaker 3

1100-1130
Morning Tea
1130-1230
Plenary 5 – QAP Plenary
Dr Mario Plebani
Detection and prevention of errors in the time-sensitive testing situation
1230-1400
Lunch & Exhibition
1300-1400
AACB Annual General Meeting
1400-1530
CONCURRENT SYMPOSIUMS
Symposium 7 – SRAC: A Year in Review
Too many things to do? Not enough hours in the day? Struggling to keep up with the latest news and reviews in Biochemistry?

YOU are not alone, and this session is designed to give busy scientists just like you, a rundown on the most pivotal papers, as recommended by our panel of experts.

Speakers include:
A/Prof Graham Jones, Prof Paul Williams, Dr Mario Plebani
speaker 4
Symposium 8 – Case Studies
Introduction - Mr Peter Graham
Case 1 - speaker 1
Case 2 - Mr Greg Ward
Case 3 - Ms Helen Martin
Case 4 - speaker 4
1530-1600
Afternoon Tea & Closing of Industry Exhibition
1600-1700
Plenary 6 - Closing Plenary
Prof Olaf Drummer
Drug Driving! From roadside to emergency to coroner
1700-1715
Closing Ceremony & Presentation of the Roche AACB Oral and Poster Prizes
1715-1815
Closing Reception