NRL at Arab Health and MedLab 2017

Published on : 15 November 2016

 

We cordially invite you to visit our stands, presentations, and workshops during Arab Health and MedLab 2017, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. 

To help you find us easier, we have developed a visitor guide with all the information you need in one place! 

Stands Schedule

Arab Health | 30 Jan – 2 Feb 2017

Concourse 2, Stand N CC110

MedLab | 6-9 Feb 2017

Za’abeel Hall 5, Stand N Z5H30

Speakers Schedule - MedLab Conference 2017

Faisal Ibrahim, Director – Quality Assurance, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Track: Laboratory Management 
Day 1 - 6th February 
Time: 15:30 

Lecture: Managing Quality and Accreditation in a Large Laboratory Network


Dr. Basel Altrabulsi, Chief Medical Officer, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Track: Laboratory Management 
Day 1 - 6th February 
Time: 13:30
Lecture: Managing the anatomic pathology laboratory 

Track: Molecular Diagnostics

Day 2 - 7th February
Time: 10:30
Update on Molecular tests and their value in evaluating challenging lesions of thyroid FNAs


Dr. Frank Ryan, Technical Director, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Track: Diabetes  
Day 3 - 8th February 
Time: 11:00

Lecture: Laboratory screening and diagnosis of gestational diabetes mellitus


Gagan Goel, IT Director, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Track: Laboratory Informatics

Day 4 - 9th February  
Time: 11:30

Lecture: Standardisation of lab compendium and its management to obtain Computable Semantic Interoperability


Dr. Shereen Atef, Consultant Clinical Pathologist, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Track: Clinical Chemistry  
Day 4 - Date 9th February
Time: 12:30

Lecture: The evolving use of serum free light chain assays in clinical laboratory


NRL Workshops Schedule - MedLab Conference 2017

Date: 8th February
Laboratory Accreditation Workshop – organized by NRL

Free registration

Date: 9th February  
Coagulation Reference Testing Workshop – organized by LabCorp USA and NRL  

Free registration

Agendas

Laboratory Accreditation Workshop organized by NRL


09:50 – 10:00

Opening Remarks

Faisal Ibrahim- Director of Quality Assurance – National Reference Laboratory (UAE)

10:00 – 10:30 

Fast track to accreditation

Dr. Laila Abdel Wareth – Chief of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute – Cleveland Clinics Abu Dhabi (UAE)

10:30 – 11:00

ISO15189 Implementation in the  UK, Europe and beyond: establishing a global accreditation network

Paul Stennett – CEO of UKAS (UK)

11:00 – 11:30 Break

11:30 – 12:00

 

The Role of the Royal College of Pathologists (UK) in achieving laboratory accreditation in collaboration with UKAS

Dr. Maadh Aldouri, Director of International affairs at the UK’s Royal College of Pathologists (UK)

12:00 – 12:30

Implementing CLSI standards to prepare for successful accreditation

Glen Fine, CEO of Clinical and Laboratories Standards Institute (CLSI) (U.S.A)

12:00 – 12:30

 

College of American Pathologists and ISO 15189 Cross-walk

Faisal Ibrahim, Director of Quality Assurance – National Reference Laboratory (UAE)

12:30 – 13:00

DAC and EIAC: March of Excellence in the Health Sector

Dr. Qasim Humoud Abdullah Alshamsi

Principal Accreditation Officer, Dubai Accreditation Office - DM


Coagulation Reference Testing Workshop – organized by LabCorp USA and NRL 


Speaker:

J. Michael Taylor, M.S., Associate Vice President

Technical Laboratory Manager, Laboratory Corporation of America - Colorado Coagulation

09:50 – 10:00

Opening Remarks

Dr. Frank Ryan, Technical Director, National Reference Laboratory

10:00 – 10:45 

Significance of the coagulation reference laboratory

10:45 – 10:55

Questions and Answers

10:55 – 11:40

Evaluating the bleeding patient

11:40 – 11:50

Questions and Answers

11:50 – 12:05

BREAK

12:05 – 12:50

Laboratory evaluation of thrombophilia

12:50 – 13:00

Questions and Answers