Dubai International Laboratory and Diagnostics Congress 2017

Dubai International Laboratory and Diagnostics Congress 2017

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The Dubai International Laboratory and Diagnostics Congress, taking place from 8-10 December 2017 in Dubai, UAE, is one of the top leading platforms worldwide. The event is designed to provide the experts in this industry with recent practices, global advances in diagnostics, haematology and laboratory practice, discussing the latest challenges in this field worldwide.

This congress aims to cover various areas related to laboratory and diagnostics including clinical areas such as haematology, pathology, immunotherapy medicine, infectious disease detection, as well as the technical and leadership areas such as accreditation of medical laboratories, and laboratory management.

You will have the chance to meet and connect with the leading experts from all over the world in this leading platform, from pathologists, laboratory directors, quality professionals, biologists, and other health allied professionals.


Dubai International Laboratory and Diagnostics Medical Congress is a unique platform where experts and key opinion leaders share their experience about key issues and controversial topics in medical laboratory work.

This year's programme will facilitate insightful debates on the most strategic issues regarding laboratory operations and management, validation and verification of clinical molecular genetic testing, and clinical diagnostic cases.

The conference will offer Continuing Medical Education (CME) Credit Hours to its delegates as well as a truly unique opportunity to network, meet and build relationships with their peers in medical laboratory field.


The Dubai International Laboratory and Diagnostics Award

The Dubai International Laboratory and Diagnostics Congress wishes to recognise individuals who have exhibited outstanding research in the field of pathology, haematology, microbiology and other related medical laboratory areas by presenting the Dubai International Laboratory and Diagnostics Award. If you have done research in progress or an interesting case study, submit your abstract today to join the awards. Email your abstract to [email protected]


Who should attend

  • Laboratory Directors
  • Laboratory Managers
  • Pathologists
  • Haematologists
  • Microbiologists
  • Quality Professionals
  • Laboratory Technologists
  • Immunologists
  • Molecular Biologists
  • Infection Control Specialists
  • Infectious Diseases Specialists
  • Industry Scientists
  • Research Scientists
  • Oncologists
  • Allied Healthcare Professional
  • Students

Benefits of attending

  • Hear from top regional and international experts discussing the most pressing topics in the field of diagnostics, pathology, clinical microbiology and laboratories
  • Receive the latest updates regarding common issues and challenges in laboratories
  • Learn about the recent practices in diagnostics and improving laboratory performance
  • Earn Continuing Medical Education (CME) credit hours by attending this conference
  • Review and discuss the current challenge in analytics and infection control detection
  • Network, meet and build relationships with peers in the field of laboratory and diagnostics practice to exchange knowledge
  • Participate in the practical workshops

Conference Prices

Bronze PackageEarly Bird 5 August 2017Standard Price
DoctorsUSD 399USD 499
Residents and Medical StudentsUSD 299USD 399
Pharma Companies & Solution ProvidersUSD 1799USD 1999
Includes:
*2-day conference *Networking coffee breaks
*Lunch *Post-congress presentation access *Certificate of attendance
NOTE: Students fee is applicable ONLY for undergraduate students. A valid student ID must be presented at the Registration Desk during the Congress. Otherwise, discounted fee will not apply.



Gold PackageEarly Bird 5 August 2017Standard Price
Doctors
USD 499USD 599
Residents and Medical Students
USD 399USD 499
Pharma Companies & Solution Providers
USD 1999USD 2199
Includes:
*2-day conference *Networking coffee breaks *Access to workshops
*Lunch *Post-congress presentation access *Certificate of attendance




WorkshopsPrice
1 WorkshopUSD 99
2 Workshop USD 149
3 Workshop USD 199


Registration and Payment Policy

• All participants must register prior to congress admission.
• Pre-registered participants are advised to present a copy of their registration/payment slip at the onsite registration desk.
• Payment is due at the time of registration and includes lunches, refreshments, conference materials and certificate of attendance.
• Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received in full.
• Cheque payment may only be made from UAE and in AED. Kindly contact us at [email protected]
to discuss.
• EFT / Direct Deposit to be effected as per bank details on the invoice.
• Payment should be made within 7 days of invoice date.
• Payment can also be done through credit card or Paypal.


Discounts

• All early bird discounts require payment at the time of registration and before the early bird deadline in order to receive any discount.
• Discount offers cannot be combined with any other offer.

Cancellation Policy

• Registration cancellations must be notified in writing by email to Maarefah’s office in Dubai. Email: [email protected]

• Cancellations received 30 working days prior the event will receive a refund of the registration fees, less an administration charge of 100 USD of the congress fee.

• Cancellations made after, as well as 'no shows', are not eligible for a refund.
• Refunds will be processed 2 months after the event completion date.


Conference Day One


08:00

Registration, coffee and networking

08:30

Welcome from Maarefah Management

08:40

Chairman’s welcome and opening remarks


SESSION I: Laboratory Management


09:00

Innovation and leadership skills in laboratory management

09:30

How to motivate your staff including laboratory technologists?

10:00

Interactive Panel Discussion: Recent updates in lab accreditations: Comparison and Similarities

10:30

Current challenges in staff competency

11:00

Networking coffee break


SESSION II: Key Performance Indicators & Quality Management


11:30

Clinical laboratory quality performance: How to avoid poor quality

12:00

Quality indicators with six sigma applications

12:30

Laboratory safety: Achieving safety excellence

13:00

Networking lunch break


SESSION III: Blood Bank Laboratory Management


14:00

Special paediatrics transfusion needs

14:30

Cross matching difficulties

15:00

Networking coffee break

15:30

Blood banking laboratory safety

16:00

Recent updates and guidelines in the Middle East

16:30

Closing and end of day one


Conference Day Two


08:00

Registration, coffee and networking

08.30

Chairman's welcome and opening remarks


SESSION IV: Current Challenges in Clinical Laboratory


09:00

Common pre-analytical issues in laboratories

09:30

Laboratory risk assessment: Safety rules & regulations

10:00

Interactive Panel Discussion: Data-driven solutions to common pre-analytical issues

10:30

Networking coffee break


SESSION V: Updates on Clinical Pathology


11:00

Test method validation: Recent updates

11:30

Application of point care of testing

12:10

Friday prayer and networking lunch break

14:00

Antimicrobial Resistance

Hala Fouad Ismail

14:30

The role of clinical microbiology lab in antimicrobial stewardship

Zulfa Al Deesi


SESSION VI: The Era of Personalised Medicine


15:00

New standards and guidelines in genomic testing

15:30

Networking coffee break

16:00

Clinical laboratory advances in oncology testing

16:30

Immune-oncology of breast cancer


SESSION VII: Clinical Diagnostic Cases


17:00

Cardiac biomarkers: Failures and promises

17:30

Clinical diagnostics in infectious diseases: Detection & Screening

18:00

Poster Presentations

18:30

Closing remarks and end of day two

  • Ahmed Hani Al Barkouki, Head of Laboratory, Al Baraha Hospital, UAE
  • Amira Fayez Hammouda, Head of Laboratory Department, Kuwait Hospital, UAE
  • Asif Abdul Malik Quadri, MD, Head of Pathology Laboratory, Consultant Physician, Anatomic Pathology & Cytopathology Department, Medical Affairs, Tawam Hospital, UAE
  • Carlo Kaabar, CEO, Future Lab Medical Laboratories, KSA
  • Hala Fouad Ismail, Consultant, Microbiology and Immunology, Head of Microbiology Laboratory, Al Baraha Hospital, UAE
  • Hala Obaid Al Teneiji, Head of Clinical Laboratory, Al Qassimi Hospital, UAE
  • Hisham Shams Maher, MB, PhD, Group Medical Director, Al Borg Medical Laboratories, KSA
  • Rajesh Saroday, MD, Consultant Clinical Pathologist, Zulekha Hospital, UAE
  • Rania Nabil Bedair, MD, PhD, Molecular Biology Unit Head, Al Borg Medical Laboratories, KSA
  • Saeed Al Amoudi, Head of Laboratories & Blood Banks, King Abdullah Medical Complex, KSA
  • Shahinaz Bedri, MD, FCAP, Adjunct Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Weill Cornell Medicine, Qatar
  • Ziad Peerwani, Head of Laboratory Department, Consultant Physician, Anatomic Pathology & Cytopathology, Medical Affairs, Tawam Hospital, UAE
  • Zulfa Omar Al Deesi, MSc, PhD, Consultant Microbiologist, Head of Microbiology & Infection Control Department, Rashid Hospital, UAE





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