Washington, D.C., November 20, 2007 - The American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) presents a 2-day conference on Laboratory Automation on March 13 - 14, 2008 at the NH Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
The conference program will address all of the most innovative areas of laboratory technology and process improvement. The conference faculty from the United States and Europe will explain how participants can best select the new technologies in order to work safer, smarter and more effectively. The conference will feature industry-sponsored workshops with the leading automation companies enabling delegates to compare automation approaches, review case studies and know which solution meets their respective needs. The conference faculty includes:
- Robin A. Felder, PhD (Moderator)
Director Automation Research Center, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
- Henk M.J. Goldschmidt, PhD (Moderator)
Managing Director, Regional Diagnostics Services, Tilburg, The Netherlands
- Charles Hawker, PhD
Scientific Director, Automation & Special Projects, ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT
- Jackie McDowell
Head of Integrated Diagnostics & Market Developments, Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics, Tarrytown, NY
- Johan W. Mouton, MD, PhD
Canisus Wilhelmina Ziekenhuis Hospital, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
- Steven Raab, MD
Vice-Chair & Director of Quality, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
- Richard Spooner, PhD
Biochemistry Department, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, Scotland
- R. van der Togt, MSC
Geodan, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
AACC invites members of the press to attend the conference. For a complimentary registration, contact Peter Patterson at 1-800-892-1400 ext. 1718. For conference details and program, check out the AACC website.
This program is co-sponsored by the Association for Clinical Biochemistry and the Netherlands Society for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine. It is supported in part by unrestricted education grants from Beckman Coulter, Radiometer Medical Aps and Siemens.