Scientific Program

September 26 (Thu)

Symposium 01

Inspector workshop of Korean laboratory accreditation program

Overview: This workshop deals with the accreditation checklist and intends to improve understanding and practical skills required to inspection team leader and team members

Date & Time Sept. 26 (Thu), 13:00-15:00 Venue TBD Language Korean
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Role and responsibilities of inspection team leader
    JeongYeal Ahn, Gachon University Gil Hospital, Korea
  2. 2.Internal quality control of Clinical Microbiology
    Hyukmin Lee, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
  3. 3.Quality control of Laboratory Developed Molecular Diagnostic Test
    Jin Kyung Lee, Korea Cancer Center Hospital, Korea
  4. 4.Risk Management in the Clinical Laboratory
    Woo In Lee, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Korea

Symposium 02

KCDC-KSLM Session: National surveillance system for severe infection caused by unknown pathogens

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 26 (Thu), 13:00-14:40 Venue TBD Language Korean
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Current situation and need for surveillance of unknown cause of infectious diseases
  2. 2.Establishment of public-private diagnostic laboratory partnership for syndromic surveillance in Korea
  3. 3.Laboratory Analysis System for unknown cause of infectious diseases
  4. 4.Investigation and Response for unknown cause of infectious diseases

Symposium 03

Education Track

Overview: This session is intended for residents in training, new starters, or laboratory professionals with interests of basic knowledge. We will be covering the very basics and practical aspects of laboratory medicine in the fields of hematology, transfusion medicine, microbiology, and immunology.

Date & Time Sept. 26 (Thu), 15:00-17:00 Venue TBD Language Korean
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Korean Red Cross HLA-matched Platelets
    Yeongbin Kim, Korean Red Cross, Korea
  2. 2.The laboratory principle and clinical significance of the interferon-gamma releasing assay (IGRA)
    Soyoun Shin, The Korean Institute of Tuberculosis, Korea
  3. 3.Clinical Microbiology Testing for Multidrug Resistant Bacteria
    Jae-Seok Kim, Hallym University College of Medicine, Korea
  4. 4.Identify & Resolve Errors in automated cell counter
    Hye Ryoun Kim, Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Korea

Symposium 04

Practical aspects of laboratory management (VI) ; Systematic Laboratory Management

Overview: The ‘Laboratory Management Committee’ will introduce Laboratory Ethics, Laboratory Setting Management, and Laboratory Tests Utilization Management, which are the basic elements for Systematic Laboratory Management.

Date & Time Sept. 26 (Thu), 15:00-16:40 Venue TBD Language Korean
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Laboratory ethics
    Sung Ran Cho, Ajou University School of Medicine, Korea
  2. 2.Laboratory setting management
    Minje Han, Hallym University College of Medicine, Korea
  3. 3.Laboratory tests utilization management
    Yeo-Min Yun, Konkuk University School of Medicine, Korea

Plenary Lecture 01

Date & Time Sept. 26 (Thu), 17:30-18:30 Venue TBD Language English
Chair Jang Soo Suh, Kyungpook National University School of Medicine, Korea
Speaker
  1. Experience in developing bone marrow image analyzer for consumers
    Kyungja Han, The Catholic University of Korea College of Medicine, Korea

September 27 (Fri)

Keynote Speech 01

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 08:00-08:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chair Won-Ki Min, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea
Speaker
  1. Next generation diagnostic probes for laboratory medicine
    Tahir Pillay, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Symposium 05

Advanced applications of lipid tests

Overview: This session will discuss some of the difficult challenges regarding lipid tests. The current status and challenges of standardization of the lipoprotein testing as a biomarker of cardiovascular disease is discussed. We will provide the clinical usefulness and utilization of nonfasting lipid profile, and the differences in triglyceride results according to whether free glycerol is blanked or not.

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 09:00-10:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Standardization of lipoprotein testing
    Vincent Delatour, Laboratoire National de Métrologie et d'Essais, France
  2. 2.Nonfasting lipid profiles
    Khushbu Patel, UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
  3. 3.Triglyceride test with or without free glycerol blanking
    Jinsook Lim, Chungnam National University Hospital, Korea

Symposium 06

POCT: Current status and the future

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 08:30-10:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.POCT in india : Current Scenario and the road ahead
    Praveen Sharma, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India
  2. 2.Past, Present and Future of Point of Care Testing in Thailand
    Nisarat Opartkiattikul, Thai Society of Clinical Pathology, Thailand
  3. 3.POCT : current status and future in Mongolia
    M. Oyundelger, Mongolian Association of the Laboratory Medicine, Mongolia
  4. 4.Practical challenges related to Point-of-care testing
    Nguyen Minh Ha, Nguyen Tri Phuong Hospital, Vietnam
  5. 5.POCT in Myanmar : Present and Future Prospects
    Wah Wah Aung, Ministry of Health and Sports, Myanmar
  6. 6.POCT in Taiwan : current and the future
    Po-Ren Hsueh, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan
  7. 7.Present and Future of POCT in Korea
    Hyung-Doo Park, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea
  8. 8.TBD
    Luci Liana, Fatmawati Hospital, Indonesia

Symposium 07

MFDS-KSLM Session: Act of In Vitro Diagnostics and Movement of Clinical Laboratory

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 09:00-10:30 Venue TBD Language Korean
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Introduction of In Vitro Diagnostics Act, 2019
    TBD
  2. 2.TBD
    Hee Jin Huh, Dongguk University, Ilsan Medical Center, Korea
  3. 3.Experience of MFDS standard material and unmet need
    Hae Joon Park, SD Biosensor, Korea

Plenary Lecture 02: AACC-KSLM Select Session

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 11:00-12:00 Venue TBD Language English
Chair Gye Cheol Kwon, Chungnam National University College of Medicine, Korea
Speaker
  1. Immunoassay interferences and their impact on patient care
    Carmen L. Wiley, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, USA

Symposium 08

AACC-KSLM Select Session: Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s Disease: What’s new in 2019?

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 13:00-14:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Fluid and imaging biomarkers toward the development of therapies for Alzheimer's disease: experience from Japanese ADNI
    Takeshi Iwatsubo, The University of Tokyo, Japan
  2. 2.Pre-analytical and Analytical Considerations for the Implementation of AD biomarkers in the Clinical Laboratory
    Alicia Algeciras-Schimnich, Mayo Clinic, USA
  3. 3.Biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease
    Ae Young Lee, Department of Neurology, Chungnam National University College of Medicine, Korea

Symposium 09

Multiplex assays in the field of diagnostic immunology

Overview: We would like to share the recent applications of multiplex immunoassays to diagnose autoimmune and infectious diseases and to monitor cancer immunotherapy

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 13:00-14:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Multiplex assay application for the diagnosis of autoimmune disease
    Marvin Fritzler, University of Calgary, Canada
  2. 2.Soluble type immune regulatory molecule assays in the field of cancer immunotherapy
    Jong-Han Lee, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Korea
  3. 3.Multiplex Ag/Ab assay for the diagnosis of infectious diseases
    Jaehyeon Lee, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Korea

Symposium 10

Surveyor Training Program

Overview: Maintaining consistency in on-site inspection of clinical laboratories is of vital importance as the results of inspection may affect reimbursement fee in Korea. In this session, current status of surveyor training programs of ISQua, KOIHA, and LMF will be introduced and perspective in LMF will be discussed.

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 13:00-14:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Accreditation of Surveyor Training Programme by the International Society for Quality in Health Care External Evaluation Association (IEEA)
    Lena Low, The Australian Council on Healthcare Standards, Australia
  2. 2.Management and Education for surveyors in Korea Institute for Healthcare Accreditation
    Hyun Ji Baek, Korea Institute for Healthcare Accreditation, Korea
  3. 3.Introduction of Inspector Training Program by LMF
    Jihyang Lim, The Catholic University of Korea, College of Medicine, Korea

Symposium 11

Laboratory Test Utilization and Quality Management in Laboratory Medicine after introduction of New DRG

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 13:00-14:40 Venue TBD Language Korean
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Comparing the perceptions and opinions of clinicians and laboratory medicine physicians about new DRG, laboratory test utilization and quality incentive
    Yong-jun Choi, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Hallym University College of Medicine, Korea
  2. 2.Comparison of laboratory test quality between laboratories with or without participating in New DRG: analysis of KEQAS data
    Sollip Kim, Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital, Korea
  3. 3.Comparison the Laboratory Test Utilization after introduction of New DRG by analyzing the health insurance claim data
    Hyeongsu Kim, Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Konkuk University, Korea

Symposium 12

Transcriptomics as a new diagnostic tool

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 15:00-16:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.RNA sequencing in leukemia research
    Zhaolei Zhang, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Canada
  2. 2.Single cell RNA sequencing for biomedical research
    Dave Tang, University of Western Australia, Australia
  3. 3.Clinical application of RNA sequencing
    Seung-Tae Lee, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea

Symposium 13

ANA standardization

Overview: ANA IFA pattern and interpretation and reporting vary among laboratories. The International Consensus of the ANA Pattern (ICAP) group has defined and classified the ANA IFA pattern. This workshop will introduce the processes and patterns of ICAP consensus, and will also review the status of ANA reporting in Korea.

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 15:00-16:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.International Consensus on ANA pattern (ICAP): Nuclear patterns and their clinical relevance
    Luis E.C. Andrade, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
  2. 2.Cytoplasmic ICAP patterns and their clinical relevance
    Edward K.L. Chan, University of Florida, USA
  3. 3.Current status for ANA reporting in Korea
    Kyeong-Hee Kim, Dong-A University College of Medicine, Korea

Symposium 14

Laboratory Leadership

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 15:00-16:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Laboratory Leadership: A Critical Role Inside and Beyond the Laboratory
    Richard C. Friedberg, Baystate Medical Center, USA

Keynote Speech 02

Date & Time Sept. 27 (Fri), 17:00-17:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chair TBD
Speaker
  1. Integration of genomics and artificial intelligence drives precision oncology
    Marilyn M. Li, University of Pennsylvania, USA

September 28 (Sat)

Keynote Speech 03

Date & Time Sept. 28 (Sat), 08:00-08:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chair Sun Hoe Koo, Chungnam National University College of Medicine, Korea
Speaker
  1. Integrated fever management: Disease severity markers to triage fever syndromes
    Kevin C. Kain, University of Toronto, Canada

Symposium 15

Education course for laboratory medicine specialist (* 지도 전문의 교육 세션)

Overview: This session is an essential education program to qualify as a laboratory medicine specialist. And the program covers the whole of the laboratory management, evaluation of resident training and laboratory information necessary for instruction of residents

Date & Time Sept. 28 (Sat), 08:00-12:00 Venue TBD Language Korean
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.TBD
    Sang Gon Lee, Green Cross Laboratories, Korea
  2. 2.Principle and practice of quality control that the resident should know
    Sang-Guk Lee, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea
  3. 3.Real Experiences of the Laboratory Management to be heard to the Residents
    Sung-Eun Cho, LabGenomics Clinical Laboratories, Korea
  4. 4.Evaluation of Training Period for Laboratory Specialist
    Woo In Lee, Kyung Hee University School of Medicine, Korea
  5. 5.Online portfolio use in Training programs
    Jeong Su Park, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea
  6. 6.Preparing evaluation reports
    Dae-Hyun Ko, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea
  7. 7.Useful websites for laboratory physicians (in the field of clinical genetics)
    Jieun Kim, Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine, Korea

Symposium 16

CLSI standards: Application of innovative tests in clinical laboratories

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 28 (Sat), 09:00-10:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 3.Application of EP28 on big data in clinical laboratories
    Miyoung Kim, Hallym University College of Medicine, Korea

Symposium 17

Red cells: Transfusion & Technology

Overview: This session will focus on red cell technology and transfusion practice. Participants will learn about how monoclonal antibodies may act as inteferences with pretransfusion testing, how gene editing of erythroblasts may be used to enhance red cell transfusion compatibility, and how the red cells can be modified as quality control materials. In addition, listeners can learn about the latest guidelines of emergency and massive transfusion.

Date & Time Sept. 28 (Sat), 09:00-10:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Monoclonal antibodies that interfere with pretransfusion testing
    Shyh-Chyi Lo, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
  2. 2.Enhancement of red blood cell transfusion compatibility using CRISPR-mediated erythroblast gene editing
    Ashley Toye, University of Bristol, UK
  3. 3.Using RBCs with modified blood group antigens as quality reagents
    Young Ae Lim, Ajou University School of Medicine, Korea
  4. 4.Standard operation manual for emergency and massive transfusion
    Duck Cho, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea

Plenary Lecture 03

Date & Time Sept. 28 (Sat), 11:00-12:00 Venue TBD Language English
Chair TBD
Speaker
  1. Diagnostic stewardship, a new kid on the block
    Maurizio Sanguinetti, European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Italy

Keynote Speech 04

Date & Time Sept. 28 (Sat), 13:00-13:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chair TBD
Speaker
  1. My journey with "East Asian Paradox"
    Young-Hoon Jeong, Department of Internal Medicine, Gyeongsang National University College of Medicine, Korea

Symposium 18

ESCMID-KSLM Session: Clinical microbiology: innovation in infectious disease

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 28 (Sat), 14:00-15:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Clinical microbiology: Innovation in infectious disease
    TBD
  2. 2.Multi-omics approaches: towards understanding host-microbiome interactions
    Lesley Hoyles, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  3. 3.Artificial Intelligence in Infectious Diseases
    Carolina Garcia-Vidal, Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Spain

Symposium 19

Advances in understanding and diagnosing hematologic disease

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 28 (Sat), 14:00-15:40 Venue TBD Language English
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Thrombotic APS pathophysiology: Implications for laboratory diagnosis
    Katrien Devreese, Ghent University Hospital, Belgium
  2. 2.Advances in CBC analyzers: Newer parameters and their role in diagnostic hematology
    Parul Bhargava, University of California San Francisco, USA
  3. 3.Dilemma in assessment of plasma cell percentage in bone marrow based on IMW 2016 diagnostic criteria of multiple myeloma: How to measure plasma cell % and how to report?
    Dong Soon Lee, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea

Symposium 20

On-going innovations in Infection Control

Overview: TBD

Date & Time Sept. 28 (Sat), 13:40-15:40 Venue TBD Language Korean
Chairs TBD
Speakers
  1. 1.Probiotics for the prevention of healthcare-associated infection
  2. 2.Precision medicine in antibiotics treatment
  3. 3.Decontamination of MDR bacteria in patients
  4. 4.Introduction of new disinfectant modalities in infection control
  5. 5.Changes in national classification of infectious diseases in 2020