Meetings - 2016-2021

Readers are able to use these presentations for teaching purposes. Original (non-pdf) slides are available by contacting the individual authors. 

 

Past meetings that included traceability in laboratory medicine:

JCTLM Members’ and stakeholders meeting, BIPM in Paris, 6-10 December 2021:

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30th Anniversary Quality Symposium of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Quality Assurance Programs (RCPAQAP). Sydney, 23 November 2018
 ● Why traceability in laboratory medicine is important for patients. Graham Jones (AU) 

 

26th General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM). Versailles, France: November 2018
 ● Traceability in laboratory medicine: a driver of accurate results for patients by Graham Beastall (UK). Presentation available here

 

European Organisation for External Quality Assurance Providers in Laboratory Medicine (EQALM) Zagreb, Croatia: October 2018
 ● Traceability in laboratory medicine: why is it important? by Graham Beastall (UK). Presentation available here.

 

Protein and peptide therapeutics and diagnostics: research and quality assurance. Chengdu, China: October 2018
Three JCTLM presentations from JCTLM were included in the programme:
 ● Developing Reference Measurement Procedures in Compliance with ISO 15193 by Anja Kessler (DE).
Presentation available here
 ● Developing CRMs for Diagnostics in Compliance with ISO 15194 by Karen Phinney (US).
  Presentation available here
 ● Linking ISO 15195 accreditation with the performance of IFCC reference measurement procedures for enzymes by Mauro Panteghini (IT). Presentation available here

 

2017 JCTLM Members and Stakeholders meeting:
JCTLM Members & Stakeholders meeting held at BIPM, Paris on 4 and 5 December, 2017. The 31 individual PowerPoint presentations are available from: www.bipm.org/cc/AllowedDocuments.jsp?cc=JCTLM 

 

IFCC WorldLab Congress 2017: Durban, South Africa: October 2017

  • Symposium from JCTLM. Traceability in laboratory medicine: what is it and why is it important?
    • Traceability in laboratory medicine: what every laboratory specialist should know. Gary Myers (USA) – Presentation here
    • Traceability and harmonisation - powerful tools for trueness of laboratory results. Elvar Theodorsson (Sweden) – Presentation here
    • Traceability, education and promotion: getting the message out. Graham Beastall (UK) - Presentation here
  • Symposium from IFCC Scientific Division. Recent advances in standardization.
    • Commutability issues in standardization of laboratory measurement procedures. Greg Miller (USA)
    • Standardization of pregnancy associated plasma protein A. Saara Wittfooth (Finland)
    • Standardization of urine albumin assays Lori Bachmann (USA)
    • Standardization of CSF proteins Kaj Blennow (Sweden)

 

XIII Congreso Latinoamericano de Bioquímica Clínica, held in Punta de Este, Uruguay from 17-20 September 2017. Two presentations (in Spanish) are available:

  • Trazabilidad en el laboratorio clínico: lo que cada profesional de laboratorio clínico debería saber'. Silvia Quiroga (Argentina). Presentation here
  • ‘Trazabilidad y armonización: una herramienta poderosa para la veracidad del resultado del laboratorio’. Marta Torres (Argentina). Presentation here

 

IFCC: EFLM EuroMedLab 2017: Athens, Greece: June 2017

  • Symposium from JCTLM. Traceability in laboratory medicine: what is it and why is it important?
    • Traceability in laboratory medicine: what every laboratory specialist should know. Gary Myers (USA) – Presentation here
    • Traceability and harmonisation - powerful tools for trueness of laboratory results. Elvar Theodorsson (Sweden) – Presentation here
    • Why traceability in laboratory medicine is important for patients. Graham Jones (Australia) – Presentation here
    • Traceability, education and promotion: getting the message out. Graham Beastall (UK) - Presentation here
  • Symposium from IFCC Scientific Division. Standardization in endocrinology.
    • Clinical needs for standardization in endocrinology. Philippe Gillery (France)
    • Eef Lentjes (NL) Standardization of growth hormone. Eef Lentjes (Netherlands)
    • Standardization of parathyroid hormone. Catharine Sturgeon (UK)
    • Standardization of thyroid function tests. Linda Thienpont (Belgium)
  • Poster by Graham Beastall, Robert Wielgosz, Elvar Theodorsson , Dave Armbruster, Graham Jones. Traceability in Laboratory Medicine: A Driver for Accurate Patient Results

 

RCPA Pathology Update congress: Sydney, Australia: February 2017

  • Lecture by Graham Jones. ‘Traceability in laboratory medicine’

 

APFCB congress in Taipei, Taiwan: November 2016:

  • Plenary lecture by Graham Jones (Australia). ‘Getting the right answer: the importance of traceability. 
  • Symposium from IFCC Scientific Division. ‘Standardization a global activity’
    • International co-ordination of standardization activities. Ian Young (UK)
    • Standardization of thyroid function tests – benefits but also changes to come Graham Beastall (UK)
    • Measurement, standardisation and clinical utility of CSF proteins. Kina Höglund (Sweden)
  • Symposium from Japanese Society of Clinical Chemistry. ‘Standardization and harmonization in Japan’
    • Pancreatic lipase standardization: break out of never-ending journey. Shigeru Ueda (Japan)
    • The change from the alkali picrate method to the enzymatic method and the standardization of serum creatinine measurement. Susumu Osawa (Japan)
    • MacRM (Multi-Analyte Conventional Reference Material) as a useful tool for nationwide standardization. Naotaka Hamasaki (Japan)
  • Symposium from Korean Society of Clinical Chemistry. ‘Standardization effort in Korea’
    • Implementing accuracy-based proficiency testing Junghan Song. (Korea)
    • Standardization activities of National Medical Reference Laboratory in Korea. Yeo - Min Yun (Korea)
    • Current status of triglyceride standardization in Korea. Gye - Cheol Kwon (Korea)

 

CALILAB 2016 congress in Buenos Aires, Argentina: November 2016:

 

AACC congress in Philadelphia, USA: August 2016:

 

2015 JCTLM Members and Stakeholders meeting:
JCTLM Members & Stakeholders meeting held at BIPM, Paris on 30 November and 1 December 2015. The outline of a dynamic scientific meeting may be found here. The 34 individual PowerPoint presentations are available from: www.bipm.org/cc/AllowedDocuments.jsp?cc=JCTLM 

 

Meetings with JCTLM Auspices  

Protein and peptide therapeutics and diagnostics: research and quality assurance. Chengdu, China: June 2016. 

10th international scientific meeting of the Centre of Metrological Traceability in Laboratory Medicine (CIRME). Milan, Italy: November 2016. The programme for this meeting may be found here.

CALILAB (IX congress for quality in laboratory medicine in Argentina. Buenos Aires, Argentina: November 2016. The programme for this meeting (in Spanish) may be found here.