AACB Annual Scientific Conference

Tuesday, 06 June, 2017

AACB Annual Scientific Conference

The Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists’ 55th Annual Scientific Conference will be held from 12–14 September 2017 at Pullman Melbourne Albert Park Hotel, Victoria. 

Leading international and local scientific experts will provide insights on current concepts and strategies to deliver the timely diagnostic services required for clinical management.

Professor Hans Schneider (Direction of Pathology, Alfred Hospital) will present the 2017 David Curnow Plenary Lecture on ‘Critical Result Communication’. Dr Sunil Sethi (National Hospital Singapore; President of the Asia Pacific Federation of Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine) will deliver the Tuesday plenary lecture on ‘Laboratory response times — meeting clinical needs’.

Professor Jeffery Lipman (Director of Intensive Care Services at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital) will present ‘Assessment of the shocked patient’ on the Wednesday.

Dr Mario Plebani (Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology, School of Medicine, University of Padova; Chief of the Department of Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital of Padova; Chief of the Center of Biomedical Research, Italy) will present the QAP Plenary on Thursday, titled 'Detection and prevention of errors in the time-sensitive testing situation'.

Professor Olaf Drummer (Head of the School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine’s Department of Forensic Medicine; Deputy Director at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine) will deliver the closing, thought-provoking plenary lecture on drug driving, from roadside to emergency to coroner.

Complementing these plenary lectures, concurrent symposium sessions will focus on relevant innovations in the field. The popular poster hot topic and oral sessions will again be offered in addition to the poster presentation sessions to showcase the work and achievements of young and more experienced scientists and clinicians.

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