EPBS Conference ‘Future of Biomedical Science: Dark Clouds or Blue Skies?’

This year in Genoa we will celebrate 20 years of Biomedical Scientists having a common voice in Europe. We will remember our past which has formed the building blocks for the development of our future where we must focus. So this year conference we choose the topic “Future of Biomedical Science: Dark Clouds or Blue Skies?”, a conference enriched by a group of exciting speakers who will for sure challenge and help us prepare hopefully a bright future for all biomedical scientist in Europe.

Hourly Schedule

Future of Biomedical Science: Dark Clouds or Blue Skies

9:00 - 9:15
Welcome / Fernando Mendes, President EPBS
9:15 - 9:30
EPBS: 20 years, a growing / Marie Culliton, Past President EPBS
9:30 - 9:50
Point of Care Testing (POCT) / Christopher Price, UK
9:50 - 10:10
Current and future impact of Genomics / Maria Gazouli, Greece
10:10 - 10:30
Discussion
10:30 - 11:00
Coffee break
11:00 - 11:20
Agile and responsive education program for BLS / Mireille Geng, Switzerland
11:20 - 11:40
Translational research and bioinformatics / Cathal O Brien, Ireland
11:40 - 12:00
Challenges for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) / Mette Lundstrøm-Dahl and Liv Kjersti Paulsen, Norway
12:00 - 12:20
Discussion
12:20 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 14:20
Impact of the European policy on the development of our profession / Fernando Mendes, President EPBS
14:20 - 14:40
Impact of the International Standard Classification of Occupations (ISCO) / Alan Wainwright, IFBLS president-elect
14:40 - 15:15
Discussion
15:15 - 15:45
Coffee break
15:45 - 16:05
Change in healthcare landscape / Piero Cappelletti, Italy
16:05 - 16:25
One workforce? Opportunities for laboratory medicine / Jo Martin, UK
16:25 - 17:00
Survival of fittests / Patrick Mulhare, Ireland
17:00 -
Conclusion / Fernando Mendes, President EPBS

Date

Oct 12 2019

Time

All of the day
Hotel Savoia

Location

Hotel Savoia
Genova, Italy
Category

Organizer

EPBS - European Association for Professions in Biomedical Science
Email
epbs@epbs.net
Website
https://www.epbs.net/

Other Organizers

SIPMeL - Società Italiana di Patologia Clinica e Medicina di Laboratorio
Email
sipmel@sipmel.it
Website
https://www.sipmel.it/en/
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