27th BCLF 2019 / 30th TBS National Biochemistry Congress
28 October 2019, Monday
08:30 - 10:00  

Moderators: Diler Aslan, Turkey - Süleyman Demir, Turkey

08:30 - 09:00 30 min.

eApps and medical diagnostics data management
Khosrow Adeli, University Of Toronto, Canada

09:00 - 09:30 30 min. The statistical principles of laboratory data analysis
Muhittin Serdar, Acibadem University, Turkey
09:30 - 10:00 30 min. Evaluating the performance of autoverification processes using Six Sigma approach
Abdurrahman Coskun, Acibadem University, Turkey
10:00 - 10:30 30 min. Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:15 45 min.

Plenary Lecture:
Moderator: Tomris Ozben, Turkey

Uncertainty in laboratory medicine
Mario Plebani, University Of Padova, Italy

11:15 - 12:00 45 min.

Industry Sponsored Symposium 1
Beckman Coulter
Moderator: Abdurrahman Coskun, Turkey

The role of auto-verification in postanalytical process improvement

Speaker: Ozlem Gulbahar

12:00 - 13:15 75 min. Lunch Break
13:15 - 14:00 45 min.

Industry Sponsored Symposium 2
Moderator: Mehmet Senes, Turkey

The clinical performance of Maglumi AMH, 17-OH progesterone and B2 microglobulin
Speaker: Pinar Eker

14:00 - 14:45 45 min.

Plenary Lecture:
Moderator: Nazmi Ozer, Turkey

Harmonisation in clinical laboratories and the harmonisation activities of EFLM

Sverre Sandberg, Noklus, Norway

14:45 - 16:30  

Moderators: Erdinc Devrim, Turkey - Aylin Sepici Dincel, Turkey

14:45 - 15:15 30 min.

Adding value in thyroid cancer diagnostic: thyroglobulin and calcitonin measurement in fine needle aspirate washout
Andra Caragheorgheopol, "C.I.Parhon" National Institute of Endocrinology, Romania

15:15 - 15:45 30 min. Mass spectrometry achieving prominence in clinical medicine
Dobrin Svinarov, Alexander Hospital, Medical University Of Sofia, Bulgaria
15:45 - 16:00 15 min. Significance of systemic inflammatory markers in patients with systemic diseases
Gramos Begolli, University Clinical Center of Kosovo, Kosovo
16:00 - 16:15 15 min. The postprandial inflammatory response to obese and nonobese subjects, facts and promises
Driton Sopa, Universitary Clinical Center Of Kosova, Kosovo
16:15 - 16:25 10 min. O-019 Evaluation of inflammatory status with procalcitonin and neopterin in healthy overweight and obese adults based on waist hip ratio
Cigdem Sonmez, University of Health Sciences, Turkey
16:30 - 17:00 30 min. Coffee Break
17:00 - 18:00   Oral Presentations 1
Moderators: Cumhur Bilgi, Turkey - Oytun Portakal, Turkey
17:00 - 17:15 15 min. Assessment of vitamin D status deficiency in Albanian pregnant women
Ersida Kapllani, University Hospital Centre “Mother Teresa”, Albania
17:15 - 17:30 15 min. Anti müllerian hormone: new roles for an established biomarker of ovarian reserve
Demetrios Rizos, National And Kapodistrian University Of Athens, Greece
17:30 - 17:45 15 min. Evidence of HbC disease in Albania. Clinical heterogeneity related to combination with other hemoglobin disorders
Etleva Refatllari, University Hospital Center "Mother Teresa", Albania
17:45 - 18:00 15 min. Significance of interleukin-10 gene polymorphism (rs1800896) and interleukin-10 serum levels in patients with gastric cancer
Jordan Petrov, Macedonia
Moderator: Dogan Yucel, Turkey

Dogan Yucel, Turkey
The IFCC committee on EQA and Proficiency Testing (IFCC C-PT) "Major programs and new projects."
Alexander Haliassos, Greece
A new approach to EQA and APLUSTBD
Mujdat Aytekin, Turkey
Being consistently “wrong” is no longer acceptable
David Seccombe, Canada 
21:00 – 22:00 1 hour

Yesterday, today, and tomorrow of medical laboratory services in Turkey: a discussion


Moderator: Dogan Yucel, Turkey
Ferzane Mercan, Turkey

Congress Venue

Papillon Zeugma Convention Centre, Belek Antalya - TURKEY

October 27-31, 2019