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More than 100 industry experts to highlight the latest medical laboratory and diagnostics trends and innovations
Singapore, 8 March 2018: The 5th edition of Medlab Asia Pacific Exhibition & Congress, leading B2B business and educational platform in the field of laboratory and diagnostics for the Asia Pacific region, will offer visitors the opportunity to attend a series of scientific conferences that will cover advancement in science, technology and application of various laboratory techniques to strengthen cooperation between lab and clinic interface.
Supported by The Academy of Medicine, Singapore, the 15 CME-certified conferences will empower delegates with the knowledge and skills to guarantee the fastest, safest and most accurate laboratory results in improving patient service and care.
During the three-day congress, which takes place from 2 – 4 April 2018 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre in Singapore, a variety of carefully-designed sessions, panel discussions, demonstrations and interactive activities will enable delegates to network and share best practices with more than 100 regional and international experts who are champions of laboratory medicine in the Asia Pacific.
The congress will host 11 dedicated laboratory tracks: Laboratory Management, Clinical Chemistry, Haematology & Blood Transfusion, Infectious Diseases, Point of Care Testing, Cytology, Molecular Diagnostics, Laboratory Informatics, Cardiac Markers, Lab Testing: Obs Gynae & Women’s Health and Lab Testing & Management: Diabetes.
During these sessions, delegates will able schooled in a wide variety of key topics including the role of the laboratory director, 4th generation sequencing, updates in assays to improve skills in test accuracy, digital pathology, and the evaluation of current and future biomarkers, to name a few.
Due to the expanding role of laboratory medicine, the meeting is combined with other clinical specialties that will underscore the overarching influence of the laboratory in medical decision-making and treatment. New conferences in the MEDLAB Asia Pacific Congress portfolio are: Obs Gynae & Women’s Health, Gynae-Oncology, Diabetes Management and Antimicrobial Resistance.
“The advent of groundbreaking diagnostic solutions is gaining pace across the region. By introducing new medical tracks from key specialties that interact with the laboratory, the 2018 MEDLAB Asia Pacific Congress will provide the latest evidence-based research into diagnosis and treatment as well as enhance cooperation between laboratory professionals and clinicians to enable the best possible patient outcomes.” said Rejoy Penacerrada, Senior Conference Producer, MEDLAB Asia.
Medlab Asia Pacific 2018 is supported by a large number of key healthcare federations and associations across the region including The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, Singapore Society of Pathology, College of Pathologists, Academy of Medicine of Malaysia, Indonesian Association of Clinical Pathologist and Laboratory Medicine, Singapore Society of Haematology, College of American Pathologists, Philippine Society of Pathologists, Inc., Philippine Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Philippine Society of Microbiology, Indonesian Association of Clinical Chemistry, Society of Infectious Disease Singapore, and Society of Cytology Singapore and Diabetes Singapore.
Held alongside the congress is the MEDLAB Asia Pacific exhibition - a platform for leading companies from across the globe to showcase current technologies and innovations in the field of laboratory and diagnostics to an expected 4,000 visitors.
Medlab Asia Pacific is also co-located with Asia Health, a trade exhibition for medical equipment, products, services and technologies hosting more than 250 international companies and bringing together the world of medical laboratory and healthcare under one roof.
Registration for the Medlab Asia Pacific Congress is now open via www.medlabasia.com.