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AACC International CPOCT Online Agenda

The Latest Point-of-Care Technologies: Preparing for an Era of Change

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*Please note that this program schedule is subject to change.All live portions of the program are at US ET times. Participants can revisit the sessions (including the recorded live discussions) anytime for up to a year after the virtual meeting.

Friday, October 2, 2020

9:00–9:10 am Opening Remarks L.V. Rao, PhD, FAACC (Planning Committee Chair)

Session 1:Advances in POCT

9:10–9:20 am Introduction
9:20–10:00 am

Emerging Microfluidics-Based Point-of-Care Technologies for Infectious Diseases and Beyond
Moderator: Nicole Korpi-Steiner, PhD, DABCC, FAACC
Speaker: Ping Wang, PhD, DABCC, FAACC

10:00–10:40 am

Lab-on-a-chip System Development for Chronic Disease Diagnosis (CKD and COPD Assessment)
Moderator: Nicolas Tetreault, PhD, CSPQ, FCACB
Speaker: Francis Lin, PhD

10:40–11:20 am Machine Learning Enhanced Point-of-Care Testing: The Promise and Potential Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence
Moderator: Peggy Mann, MS, MT(ASCP), CPP
Speaker:Nam K. Tran, PhD, HCLD (ABB), FACB
11:20–11:50 am Live Q&A with Session 1 speakers

Industry Viewpoints

11:50 am–12:20 pm Title and Speaker TBD
12:20–1:00 pm Break
1:00–1:30 pm Title and Speaker TBD

Session 2: On the Horizon of POCT

1:30–1:40 pm Introduction
1:40–2:20 pm Clinical Lab 2.0: How the Laboratory Can Support Value Based Care, Optimize Patient Outcomes, and Reduce Total Costs of Care
Moderator: Sean Cunningham, PhD, EuSpLM
Speaker: David G. Grenache, PhD, D(ABCC)
2:20–3:00 pm Point-of-care Molecular Testing: Multiplex Nucleic Acid Amplification Panels for Infectious Diseases. What’s Out There Now and What’s the Evidence Supporting Clinical Utility?
Moderator: Lilah Evans, MT(ASCP), CPP
Speaker: Robin Patel, MD(CM), D(ABMM), FIDSA, FACP, F(AAM)
3:00–3:40 pm Perks and Pitfalls of Point-of-Care Drug Testing
Moderator: Danyel Tacker, PhD, DABCC, FAACC
Speaker: Sarah Delaney, PhD
 3:40–4:10 pm Live Q&A with Session 2 speakers 
4:10–4:20 pm Closing Remarks