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Program Overview

This program is preliminary and subject to change.

FRIDAY MAY 31

1300-1730

CACB Oral Exams

SATURDAY JUNE 1

0800-1415

CACB Oral Exams

0900-1700

CSCC 2018-2019 Council Meeting

1400-1700

CACB 2018-2019 Board of Directors Meeting

TUESDAY JUNE 5

0730-0830

Industry Workshops II

0900-1200

Symposium 2: When One Size Fits All Doesn’t Fit

  • Rethinking Reference Intervals for Older Adults: Data from the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA)
  • Laboratory Assessment of Gametes for Fertility Treatment
  • Lightening Talks
    • Neonates or Pediatrics
    • Transgender Individuals
    • Ethnicity / Minority Populations

1200-1330

Lunch and Exhibit Viewing

1300-1330

CSCC Council/Vendor Meeting

1330-1630

Symposium 3: Artificial Intelligence

  • Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
  • Using Analytics and Machine Learning to Enhance Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis
  • Ethical, Intellectual Property and Data Privacy Considerations Related to AI in Healthcare

1630-1730

CSCC Annual General Meeting

CSCC “Town Hall”

1730-1815

CACB Annual General Meeting

1830-2230

President’s Reception and Awards Banquet at Cornerstone Performance & Event Venue

WEDNESDAY JUNE 5

0730-0830

Breakfast Roundtables

0900-1215

Symposium 4: Harmonization of Quality

  • Quality Indicators in Laboratory Medicine: The Path to Patient Safety
  • Reference Interval Harmonization in Canada: An Update from the CSCC Working Group
  • Indirect Methods for Estimating Reference Intervals – Ready for Clinical Use?
  • Addressing Laboratory Test Over-utilization Through Collaboration

1200-1500

Committee Meetings & Special Interest Group Meetings

1600-1700

CSCC 2019-2020 Council Meeting

CACB 2019-2020 Board of Directors Meeting