09:00-10:00 Plenary Lecture: The Liver: Maestro of the metabolism


Nurdan Tozun

10:00-10:30 COFFEE BREAK
10:30-12:00 S11. A harmonised approach to generating and applying biological variation data S12. Role of Gut microbiota in metabolism and inflammatory bowel diseases Satellite Symposium 
Biological variation, from theory to practice. The projects of EFLM


Sverre Sandberg      

Gut microbiota and its relationship with obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes


Ahmet Uygun

European Biological Variation Study (EuBIVAS): Sample collections from healthy volunteers from six European Labs for biological variation estimates’ update


Anna Carobene 

Celiac disease antibody testing: New trends in diagnosis, guidelines and new markers


Jurgen Stein    

Biological variation of CBC tests: The effect of turnarround time


Abdurrahman Coskun

Faecal biomarkers in diagnosis and monitoring of inflammatory bowel disease


Murat Toruner

13:30-15:00 S13. Autoimmunity and allergic disorders S14. Medical guidelines and clinical decision making S15. IATDMCT Symposia
The role of the laboratory in diagnosis and management of autoimmune disease


Joanna Sheldon

Medical guidelines may not always be compatible with laboratory practice


Michel Langlois

The future of LC-MS/MS in forensic laboratory and clinical toxicology


Katharina Rentsch

The role of the laboratory in the diagnosis and management of allergic disease


Ravishankar Sargur

Laboratory and clinical cooperation in enhancing clinical decision making


Wytze Oosterhuis   

Therapeutic drug monitoring in transplant patients


Eberhard Wieland

The role of the immunology laboratory in the diagnosis and management of primary immune deficiency


Kimberly Gilmour

Demand management (test utilization)


Ana Maria Simundic

Therapeutic drug monitoring for anti-hypertensive drugs

Erik van Maarseveen

15:00-15:30 COFFEE BREAK
15:30-17:00 S16. Pediatric laboratory medicine S17. Harmonisation of training and continuing professional development in laboratory medicine S18. Strategic role of laboratory management and leadership in clinical outcome
Obesity and metabolic syndrome in children and adolescents


Ram Weiss   

Curricula of laboratory medicine in medical schools


Thomas Zima

The value of laboratory medicine on the clinical outcome: how to save money by guiding the therapeutic options


A. Rita Horvath

Newborn screening for metabolic and lysosomal diseases


Juergen Okun 

Standardization of education of specialists on medical biochemistry in Turkey


Pinar Tuncel

The role of laboratory specialist in clinical diagnostic team


Roberto Verna

The role of laboratory in diagnosis and management of familial hypercholesterolemia

Luis Masana

Education of specialists on laboratory medicine in EU


Matthias Orth

Laboratory medicine in the new regulatory and healthcare environment: From essentialism to consequentialism


Fatma Taneli

17:00-17:30 COFFEE BREAK
17:30-18:30 S19. Oral Presentations  Oral Presentations

HbA1c and clinical outcomes in diabetes

to be announced   

Update on HbA1c standardisation


Garry John 

Alternative glycaemic markers


Eric Kilpatric