Advancing excellence in laboratory medicine for better healthcare worldwide

Kuala Lumpur General Conference 2012

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Sunday 18 November 2012

Chair: Jocelyn Hicks (US)

Keynote speaker: "Directions in Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine" David Bruns (US)

The IFCC Executive Board

President - Graham Beastall (UK)
Strategic action plan
- Graham Beastall (UK)
Treasurer - Bernard Gouget (FR)

Division Chairs

Scientific Division - Ian Young (UK)
Education & Management Division - Maurizio Ferrari (IT)
Communications & Publications Division - Ellis Jacobs (US)
Corporate Members - Thomas Brinkmann (DE)

SESSION 2 - IFCC Regional Organizations
Chair: Howard Morris (AU)

European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM) - Ian Watson (UK)
Asia-Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine (APFCB) - Leslie Lai (MY)
Latin American Confederation of Clinical Biochemistry (COLABIOCLI) - Daniel Mazziotta (AR)
Arab Federation of Clinical Biology (AFCB) - Layachi Chabraoui (MA)
African Federation of Clinical Chemistry (AFCC) - Vanessa Steenkamp (ZA)

IFCC Looking Outwards

International clinical liaison - Howard Morris (AU)
Lab Tests on Line - Rob Christenson (US)
Using Young Scientists - Damien Gruson (BE)
Influencing clinical outcomes - Mike Hallworth (UK)
IFCC Visiting Lecturer Programme - Leslie Lai (MY)

SESSION 3 - The future of clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine
Chair: Larry Kricka (US)

The laboratory professional view - Matt McQueen (CA)
The diagnostics industry view - Peng Yin (US)

SESSION 4 - 'Have your Say' Invited short presentations from Full, Affiliate and Corporate Members
Chair: Ulisses Tuma

Iberoamerican radio - Hernan Fares Taie (AR)
UK National Pathology Year - Mike Thomas (UK)
Clinical Chemistry Training Council - Rob Christenson (US)
Using the VLP to improve quality services in Nepal - Binod Yadav (NP)
Introducing ISO 15189 accreditation in Sri Lanka - Hemachandra Weerawarna (LK)
Laboratory Harmonisation Activities in Australia - Peter Vervaart (AU)

SESSION 5a The new IFCC voting system
Chair: Sergio Bernardini (IT)

A light hearted demonstration of the preferential voting system for future IFCC elections - Graham Beastall (UK)

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