Time Hall A Hall B Hall C
09:00 – 10:30 S4. Diagnostic approach to hemostasis disorders S22. Laboratory testing guideline in the intensive care unit
Coagulation testing and new oral anticoagulants
Sophie Testa
The role of laboratory medicine in intensive care unit
Ismail Cinel
Biomarkers of hemostasis and thrombosis
Tilman Hackeng
Inflammation versus sepsis: Focus on biomarkers
Michael Meisner
Diagnostic approach to hemostasis disorders
Hugo ten Cate
TDM of antibiotics
Paul M. Tulkens
10:30 – 10:45 Coffee Break & Posters
10:45 – 11:30 Plenary Lecture: Liquid biopsy for cancer screening
Michael Neumaier
11:30 – 12:10 Industry-Sponsored Symposium



Analytical Comparison Between Mindray CAL-8000 vs Sysmex XN-9000 Hematology Analyzers
Michela Seghezzi


12:10 – 13:00 Lunch & Posters
13:00 – 14:30 WASPALM Symposium S5. Detecting kidney disease: From proteomics to the clinical laboratory

Oral Presentations

13:00-13:10 How Are The Identification Errors Occur In Medical Laboratory Processes? Four Sample Cases From Real Laboratory Life.
Pınar Eker
13:10-13:20 Human Leucocyte Antigen B27 Measurement Using Flow Cytometry After 5 Days of Sample Collection
Murat Koser
13:20-13:30 Impact Of Storage Conditions On The Natriuretic Peptides Pre-Analytical Stability Using Different Analytical Methods And Biological Variability Concept.
Coumba Diop
13:30-13:40 Analysis Of Daily Variation In Serum Prolactin Levels Of Women In Reproductive Age With Data Mining
Deniz İlhan Topcu
13:40-13:50 Effective Utilization Rates, Awareness Of Quality Indicators And Expectations From Medical Laboratories, A Pilot Study From Turkey
M. Erinç Sitar
13:50-14:00 Analysis Of Coagulation Unit Preanalytical Quality By Six Sigma And Pareto: In Sample Collection
Fatma Ceyla Eraldemir
14:00-14:10 Rational Use of Laboratory Test Request Procedure: University Experience for Vitamin B12 and Folate Tests 
Habib Özdemir
14:10-14:20 Effect of Pneumatic Tube Delivery System on Hemolysis-Is it Clinically Significant?
Dilara Karacan
14:20-14:30 Our Laboratory Experience About Interference of ACTH Measurement
Leyla Demir


Perspectives on women’s health care: Novel approaches for rare diseases, aging and cancer
Cinzia Marchese
Urinary exosomes as a novel source of biomarkers of kidney disease
Elisabetta Verderio Edwards
Inositol metabolites as biomarkers of peripheral complications in insulin resistant and diabetes patients
Mariano Bizzarri
Urinary biomarkers in kidney transplantation: Application of Mass Spectrometry to measure peptides and proteins
Halide Akbas
Usefulness of intraoperative parathyroid hormone monitoring during minimally invasive video-assisted parathyroidectomy
Elisabetta Stenner
The clinical laboratory and kidney disease
Edmund J. Lamb
14:30 – 14:45 Coffee Break & Posters
14:45 – 16:15 S16. Pediatric laboratory medicine S14. Medical guidelines and clinical decision making

Oral Presentations

14:45-14:55 Implementing a Total Laboratory Automation System: Experience of a University Laboratory
Raziye Yıldız 
14:55-15:05 Emphasizing Clinical History In Thalassemia Screening
Esin Avcı
15:05-15:15 Hematological Changes In Patients With Diabetes Type 2 Treated With Metformin
Marsida Janko
15:15-15:25 Assessment Of PAPP-A And Serum Amiloid A Levels And Thyroid Functions In Patients With Metabolic Syndrome
Halil İbrahim Büyükbayram
15:25-15:35 The Relationship Between Mean Platelet Volume And Hba1c Levels
Arzu Kösem
15:35-15:45 Cardiac Biomarkers in Hemodialysis Patients
R.ahile Arslan
15:45-15:55 Changes In Oxidative Stress Parameters And Inflammatory Markers In Hand Osteoarthritis Patients
Betul Ozbek Iptec
15:55-16:05 Vitamin D and Vitamin D Receptor: Another Aspect of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Seckin Ozgur Tekeli
16:05-16:15 Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Improve Plasma Thiol/Disulfide Homeostasis
Cuma Mertoglu


Newborn screening for metabolic and lysosomal diseases
Juergen Okun
Medical guidelines may not always be compatible with laboratory practice
Michel Langlois
The role of laboratory in diagnosis and management of familial hypercholesterolemia


Luis Masana

Laboratory and clinical cooperation in enhancing clinical decision making


Wytze Oosterhuis

Demand management (test utilization)

Ana Maria Simundic

15:45 – 16:15 S3. The utility of biomarkers in neurological disorders
The diagnosis and managemet of demantia
Sylvain Lehmann
16:15 – 16:30 Coffee Break & Posters
16:30 – 17:30 S8. Endocrinologist and laboratorian, a friendship under construction S7. The rise and fall of total error concept in laboratory medicine

Oral Presentations

16:30-16:40 The Importance Of Plasma Presepsin In Determining Stapler Line Leakage After Morbid Obesity
Pinar Kasapoglu
16:40-16:50 Chemokines In Serum And Exosomes As Prognostic And Follow-Up Biomarkers In Prostate Cancer
Mónica Macías
16:50-17:00 Association Of ABO and Rhesus Blood Groups With Cancer
Evin Kocatürk
17:00-17:10 Taurine Values In Postoperative Period After Cardiovascular Surgery
Saliha Aksun
17:10-17:20 Alkaline Phosphatase Interference in an Unconjugated Estriol Assay Causing a False Positive Down’s Syndrome Screening Result.
Ozlem Çakır Madenci
17:20-17:30 High Carrier Ratio In Healthy Subjects Of R202Q Mutation In MEFV Gene In Province Of 
Burak Tanrıverdi


What do the endocrinologists expect from laboratory?
Ilhan Satman
Uncertainty or total allowable error: The big debate
Anders Kallner
The role of laboratory in metabolic bone disease
Howard Morris
From measurement to diagnosis: Uncertainty in laboratory medicine
Elvar Theodorsson
17:30 – 18:30 DEBATE


HbA1c will remain the preferred marker for assessing glycaemic control

For: Gary John


Against: Eric Kilpatrick

*may subject to change