Scientific Program

Day 1

October 2

Sunday

14:00-15:30

REGISTRATION


15:30-16:15

WELCOME MESSAGES

Abderrazek Hedhili LM4MS
Chair Crete Academic Authorities
Khosrow Adeli, IFCC President
Osama Najjar, AFCB President
Tomris Ozben, EFLM President
Dobrin Svinarov, BCLF President
Alexander Haliassos, GSCC-CB President


16:15-17:00

OPENING LECTURE

Moderation: Christos Tsatsanis (GR) - Osama Najjar (PT)

Health Screening of refugees: policies and practices

Christos Lionis (GR)

SESSION 1: Improving immigrant and refugee access to primary care (I)

Moderation: Konstantinos Makris (GR) - Abderazek Hedhili (TN)


17:00 - 17:30

TESTING FOR MALNUTRITION AND SKELETAL HEALTH IN CHILDREN OF REFUGEES AND IMMIGRANTS

Artemis Doulgeraki (GR)


17:30 - 18:00

SCREENING FOR KIDNEY DISEASES IN THE CAMP: WHICH TOOLS FOR THE BEST EFFICIENCY?

Pierre Delanaye (BE)


18:00 - 18:30

HEALTH SCREENING FOR WOMEN IN THE CAMP

Ioannis Mouzalas (GR)


18:30 - 19:00

TOXICOLOGY AND DRUGS OF ABUSE TESTING IN THE CAMP

Abderrazek Hedhili (TN)


WELCOME COCKTAIL

Day 2

October 3

Monday

08:30 - 09:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Moderation: Dimitris Rizos (GR)


08:30 - 08:40

ASSOCIATION OF SERUM CARBOXYLATED AND UNDERCARBOXYLATED OSTEOCALCIN WITH INDICES OF OBESITY, GLYCEMIA, AND CORONARY ATHEROSCLEROSIS DISEASE IN SYRIAN MEN

Shahrour Hosam Eddin (SY)


08:40 - 08:50

MIRNA PROFILING AND WEIGHT LOSS: DIRECTED ACYCLIC GRAPHS PATHWAYS ON METABOLIC HORMONAL MARKERS IN BARIATRIC SURGERY

M. Demerdash Hala (EG)


08:50 - 09:00

PROTEOMIC ANALYSIS REVEALS POSSIBLE BIOMARKERS OF Q-FEVER

Lyratzakis Alexandros (GR)


09:00 - 09:30

LECTURE 1

Moderation: Giannis Mouzalas (GR) - Ali Aythem (KSA)

THE “REAL WORLD” OF REFUGEES AND MIGRANTS IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA

Gianluca Rocco (IOM)

SESSION 2: How to make Easier and Wider the Implementation of Emerging Technologies

Moderation: Bernard Gouget (FR) - Ioannis Papassotiriou (GR)


09:30 - 10:00

HEALTH TECHNOLOGY ASSESSMENT: “THE 6W” (WHO, WHAT, WHERE, WHEN, WHY, WHERE , WHEREBY)

Sergio Bernardini (IT)


10:00 - 10:30

HOW TO APPLY THE USUAL QUALITY ASSESSMENT TOOLS TO AI LABMED APPLICATIONS

Damien Gruson (BE)


10:30 - 11:00

IMPLEMENTING NEONATAL DIABETES DIAGNOSIS AND MONITORING

Ioannis Papassotiriou (GR)


11:00 - 11:30

COFFEE BREAK / e-POSTER VIEWING

SESSION 3: POCT applications in the diagnosis and screening of transmissible diseases

Moderation: Sverre Sandberg (NO) - Adnan Al-Khatib (SY)


11:30 - 12:00

POCT MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TESTS FOR INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Florence Doucet Populaire (FR)


12:00 - 12:30

PROFICIENCY TESTING-ENSURING QUALITY IN ALL ASPECTS OF POCT

Sverre Sandberg (NO)


12:30 - 13:00

SENSOR SYSTEMS APPLICATIONS FOR THE MOLECULAR ANALYSIS AT POC

Electra Gizeli (GR)


13:00 - 13:30

RAPID ANALYSIS OF EMERGING AND MULTIRESISTANT INFECTIONS IN REFUGEE CENTERS

Mariam Klouche (DE)


13:30 - 14:30

SATELITE SYMPOSIUM

Sponsored by Snibe

14:30-15:30

LIGHT LUNCH

SESSION 4: Laboratory Medicine Sustainability in the Mediterranean area: how to make a collaborative network between North and South Mediterranean Countries

Moderation: Tomris Ozben (TR) EFLM President - Christian Haddad (LB)


15:30-16:00

LABORATORY MEDICINE WITH REDUCED RESOURCES AROUND THE MEDITERRANEAN SEA- KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS SELECTION AND IMPLEMENTATION

Shannan Ghassan (SY)


16:00 - 16:30

INTER - LABORATORY EXCHANGE OF KNOWLEDGE AND TECHNOLOGY AROUND OUR SEA - A MATTER FOR YOUNG SCIENTIST

Rania Abu Seir (PLE)


16:30 - 17:00

INTER-LABORATORY EXCHANGE ON HEREDITARY METABOLIC DISEASES: AN ASSET IN NORTH-SOUTH TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER.

Layachi Chabraoui (MA)


17:00 - 17:30

Public and Private Laboratories Synergies

Abdurrahman Coskun (TR)


17:30 - 17:45

COFFEE BREAK / e-POSTER VIEWING

SESSION 5: The role of Laboratory Medicine in health care for migrants and refugees

Moderation: Sergio Bernardini (IT) - Ali Al-Odaib (KSA)


17:45 - 18:15

SIGNIFCIANT IMPORTANCE OF LABORATORY MEDICINE IN THE HEALTH OF PALESTINIAN REFUGEES IN WEST BANK AND GAZA

Osama Najjar (PLE)


18:15 - 18:45

A LAB FOR A CAMP? TOP TIPS TO DECIDE BETWEEN YES AND NO

Myrna Germanos (LB)


18:45 - 19:15

THE LAB IN THE CAMP: ESSENTIAL NEEDS FOR LABS TESTING AND SAMPLE COLLECTION AND TRANSPORT TO CENTRAL HOSPITAL LABS

Sanja Stankovic (SRB)


19:15 - 19:45

CONNECTIVITY AND COMPUTER SCIENCES APPLICATIONS IN LABORATORY MEDICINE: AN OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE PATIENT CARE IN THE MEDITERRANEAN AREA

Sergio Bernadini (IT)

Day 3

October 4

Tuesday

08:15 - 09:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Moderation: Evgenia Konsta


08:15 - 08:25

CONCURRENT MOLECULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF SAND FLIES AND LEISHMANIA PARASITES BY AMPLICON‑BASED NEXT‑GENERATION SEQUENCING

Al-Taradeh Mohammad (PLE)


08:25 - 08:35

SYSTEMATIC COMPARISON OF DIFFERENT DERIVATISATION REAGENTS FOR DETERMINATION OF MULTIPLE VITAMIN D3 METABOLITES USING LC-MS/MS - LONG-TERM STABILITY DETERMINATION OF CHEMICAL DERIVATIVES

Alexandridou Anastasia (DE)


08:35 - 08:45

ELEVATED LUTEINIZING HORMONE DESPITE NORMAL TESTOSTERONE LEVELS IN NEWLY DIAGNOSED PROSTATE CANCER PATIENTS

Najat Dereen (IR)


08:45 - 08:55

WHAT IF WE ASK ABOUT AMMONIUM LEVELS? A CASE REPORT

Martínez Mayordomo Josefina (SP)


09:00 - 09:30

LECTURE 2

Moderation: Khosrow Adeli (CA) IFCC President - Christos Tsatsanis (GR)

GENETICS AND PERSONALIZED MEDICINE: THE FUTURE FOR GREECE AND THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION

Konstatinos Stratakis (GR)

SESSION 6: Newborn screening in the Mediterranean area

Moderation: Khosrow Adeli (CA) IFCC President – Sofia Siest (FR)


09:30 - 10:00

OVERVIEW OF THE NATIONAL NEWBORN DCREENING PROGRAM IN SAUDI ARABIA

Ali N Al-Odaib (KSA)


10:00 - 10:30

NEWBORN SCREENING IN GREECE AND THE BALKAN AREA

Eleftheria Hatzidaki (GR)


10:30 - 11:00

Newborn screening in Israel

Suha Daas (IL)


11:00 - 11:30

HOW TO COLLABORATE TO IMPROVE THE SCREENING POWER IN LOW OR MIDDLE INCOMES COUNTRIES: TF-GNS AND THE ROLE OF IFCC

Khosrow Adeli (CA)


11:30 - 12:00

COFFEE BREAK / e-POSTER VIEWING

SESSION 7: Improving immigrant and refugee access to primary care (II)

Moderation: Eleni Bairaktari (GR) - Rania Abu Seir (PLE)


12:00 -12:30

CLINICAL IMPACT AND DIAGNOSTIC CHALLENGES OF TESTING FOR TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES ON THE BORDER

Joan Montaner (SP)


12:30 - 13:00

COMMUNITY-BASED SCREENING FOR PREDIABETES AND DIABETES WITH LIMITED RESOURCES

Ioannis Kyriazis (GR)


13:00 - 13:30

The impact of refugee and immigrant movement on blood transfusion services

Elisavet Grouzi (GR)


13:30 - 14:00

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF MIGRANT AND REFUGEE SCREENING FOR COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Apostolos Veizis (GR)


14:00-15:00

LIGHT LUNCH

SESSION 8: How to improve the benchmark and monitoring of vaccine efficacy

Moderation: Mario Plebani (IT) - Robin Abu Ghazaleh (PLE)


15:00 - 15:30

Infectious disease vaccine platforms: Paving the way for new vaccine and therapeutic nanomedicine products

Sophia Antimisiaris (GR)


15:30 - 16:00

HOW TO MONITOR VACCINE EFFICACY AND THE DURATION OF PROTECTION

Mario Plebani (IT)


16:00 - 16:30

Harmonization/standardization of serological tests

Ian Young (UK)


16:30 - 17:00

IMMUNE RESPONSE AND VACCINATION INDICES OF PROTECTION AND VACCINE EFFICACY: EXAMPLE OF ANTI-COVID-19 VACCINE

Hechmi Louzir (TN)


17:00 - 17:30

COFFEE BREAK / e-POSTER VIEWING

SESSION 9: Integrated Diagnostics on reduced resources environments

Moderation: Michael Neumaier (DE) - Abdelhalim Chabou (ALG)


17:30 - 18:00

IMPROVING DIAGNOSTICS OF CARDIOMETABOLIC DISEASE THROUGH INTEGRATED MULTI-OMICS APPROACHES

Miron Sopić (SRB)


18:00 - 18:30

INTEGRATED DIAGNOSIS: EVIDENCE BASED THERAPY GUIDANCE IN ONCOLOGY

Tomris Ozben (TR)


18:30 - 19:00

ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TOOLS FOR INTEGRATED DIAGNOSIS AND BIG DATA MANAGEMENT

Michael Neumaier (DE)


Day 4

October 5

Wednesday

08:15 - 09:00

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

Moderation: Eleni Bairaktari


08:30 - 08:40

QUALITY ASSESMENT OF TOTAL TESTING PROCESS AND PREANALYTICAL ERRORS IN A LAB FOR A CAMP: WHERE ARE WE IN COVID-19 PANDEMIC?

Pap Dragana (SRB)


08:40 - 08:50

THE ASSOCIATION OF SEMINAL PLASMA BIOCHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS LEVEL AND DIFFERENT SEMINAL CONDITIONS

Bartolovic Daniela (SRB)


08:50 - 09:00

CORRELATIONS BETWEEN D-DIMER, C REACTIVE PROTEIN AND HEMATOLOGIC DATA IN OUTPATIENTS WITH COVID-19

Shllaku Hamide (ALB)


09:00 - 11:00

SESSION 10: Training and education in Lab Medicine: towards a common Syllabus

Moderation: Evgenija Homsak (SVN) - Manel Chaabane (TN)


09:00 - 09:20

EU SYLLABUS FOR TRAINING IN LABORATORY MEDICINE

Evgenija Homsak (SVN)


09:20 - 09:40

POST DEGREE TRAINING IN LABORATORY MEDICINE IN TUNISIA

Khalil Ben Abdallah (TN)


09:40 - 10:00

POST DEGREE TRAINING IN LABORATORY MEDICINE THE YOUNG SCIENTISTS POINT OF VIEW

Evgenia Konsta (GR)


10:00 - 10:20

POST-GRADUATE EDUCATION IN LABORATORY MEDICINE IN TURKEY

Aylin Sepici (TR)


10:20 - 10:40

Objectives of Task Group of Young Scientists - Network

Aleksei Tikhonov (FR)


10:40 - 11:00

Discussion


11:00 - 12:00

SATELITE SYMPOSIUM

Sponsored by ABBOTT

12:00 - 12:30

COFFEE BREAK / e-POSTER VIEWING

SESSION 11: BCLF SESSION BCLF Session

Moderation: Dobrin Svinarov (BG) BCLF president - Tomris Ozben (TR) EFLM president


12:30 -13:00

Clinical Mass Spectometry - A major technological advances driver in laboratory medicine

Dobrin Svinarov (BG)


13:00 - 13:15

Pharmacogenetic Aspects of Acenocoumarol Therapy in Patients with Cardiac Surgery: The Effects of CYP2C9 and VKORC1 Gene Polymorphisms

Milena Velizarova (BG)


13:15 - 13:30

Specialization in Medical Biochemistry in the Republic of North Macedonia - future perspectives

Jasna Bogdanska (MK) - North Macedonian Society of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine


13:30 - 13:50

Accreditation from a Positive Leadership Perspective

Katerina Tosheska-Trajkovska (MK) - North Macedonian Society of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine


13:50 - 14:10

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease-where do we stand today?

Aleksandra Klisic (ME) - Montenegrin Association of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine


14:10 - 14:30

Essential trace elements: Complex cross-talks in inflammation

Irena Dimitrova Ivanova (BG)


14:45 - 15:30

CONCLUSIONS, AWARDS, AND TAKE HOME MESSAGES


Under the auspices of the

IFCC