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IFCC Townhall 2021 AFCB - AFCC - EFLM - 15 September 2021







September 15th, 2021
09.00 am -12.00 pm Central Europe time zone (Rome, Cape Town)


The recording of the IFCC Townhall for AFCB, AFCC and EFLM
is available here



The first Townhall was held in the Central European Time Zone and the IFCC Executive Board  invited the Executive Board members and National Society Presidents of AFCB, AFCC and EFLM to join in. It has been a unique opportunity to bring everyone together in these regions and allow for exchange of ideas and free communication between various organizations.

September 15th, 2021 09.00 am -12.00 pm Central Europe time zone (Rome, Cape Town)


EFLM, AFCC, and AFCB  Regional Federations and National Societies in these Regions that were interested in participating in this open communication forum to significantly enhance communication within our laboratory medicine community had the possibility to attend and ask question in the Discussion Forum via chat.









Agenda: The Town Hall is scheduled for three (3) hours (9:00-12:00 Central European Time)

  • The Town Hall began with introductions and presentations from a briefing panel comprised of the IFCC President, Secretary, Treasurer and Regional Federation and National Society Presidents.
  • Following the briefing panel presentations, the moderator (IFCC Executive Board Secretary) began the discussion period with a brief introduction of the topics to be discussed and corresponding time limits.
  • The moderator then invited participants to ask their questions and/or provide their comments.
  • At the end of the discussion period, the IFCC President concluded the Town Hall. A  a link to a feedback survey will be provided.





Brief Introductions: IFCC Executive Board Members, Regional Federation Board Members, and National Society Presidents

Introduction to Town Hall, all IFCC EB Members, panel, and moderator

5 minutes

Presentations: IFCC President, Secretary, Treasurer, Corporate Representative

Introduction to IFCC and new IFCC initiatives

20 minutes

Presentations: Regional Federation Presidents

Update on Federation activities

10 minutes each (30 minutes total)

Discussion/Q&A: Coordinated by the Moderator

Q&A (organized by specific topics)

2 hours

Conclusion: IFCC President & Secretary

Conclusion to Town Hall, contact details, and feedback survey

5 minutes

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