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Conference and Matchmaking Location: Bodenseeforum Konstanz*
Conference Language: English

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Day 1, October 17, 2023

Programme October 17, 2023

10.00

Pre-conference event:
Matchmaking with organized 1-to-1 meetings (only a limited number of tickets available!)

12.30

Registration, exhibition & networking

14.00

Welcome and introduction by BioLAGO and conference chairs
Prof. Dr. Martin Elmlinger, BioLAGO
Dr. Simone Günther, BD Biosciences (D)
Dr. Oliver Nolte, Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich (CH)

Session 1: AI & Digital Diagnostics for Cancer

Chair: Dr. Simone Günther, BD Biosciences (D)

14.10

Keynote
From precision oncology to personalized cancer care
Prof. Dr. med. Ulrich Keilholz, Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center (D)

14.35

Deconstructing Disease Mechanisms, Therapy Responses and Patient Outcomes by Highly Multiplexed Tissue Imaging
Prof. Dr. med. Christian Schürch, University Hospital Tübingen (D)

14.55

Digital pathology and AI for personalized cancer treatment
Torbjørn Furuseth, DoMore Diagnostics (NOR)

15.15

Novel technologies for cancer diagnostics
Dr. Anne-Marie Baird, Trinity College Dublin (IRE)

15.35

Plenary discussion

15.50

Coffee break, exhibition & networking

Session 2: IVDR: Challenges & solutions for manufacturers, diagnostic laboratories and for self-testing

Chair: Karina Candrian, Effectum Medical (CH)

16.30

Opening statement
Prof. Dr. Martin Elmlinger, ME Pharmaconsult GmbH (CH) / BioLAGO

16.45

Panel discussion with providers, laboratory, IVDR expert and notified body
- Anna Rosenkranz, Health Yourself AG (CH)
- Prof. Dr. med. Kurt Zatloukal, Medizinische Universität Graz (A)
- Dr. Kerris Klug, Metecon GmbH (D/CH)
- Andreas Oberleitner, Platomics (A)
- Dr. Laura Scrivano, TÜV SÜD (D)

17.35

Plenary discussion

17.45

Exhibition & networking

18.30

Conference Dinner

Day 2, October 18, 2023

Programme October 18, 2023

08.00

Registration, exhibition & networking

09.00

Introduction and review of Day 1
by the conference chairs

Session 3: Combating Antibiotic Resistance

Chair: Dr. Oliver Nolte, Institute of Medical Microbiology, University of Zurich (CH)

09.05

Keynote
Prediction of antibiotic resistance with AI
Prof. Dr. Adrian Egli, Institute of Medical Microbiology, University Zurich (CH)

09.30

How can we optimize the management of patients with sepsis: the value of direct Rapid Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing
Dr. med. Ulrike Schumacher, MVZ Laboratory Ravensburg (D)

09.50

DiabKON: Fully automated quantification of relevant antibiotics - an option for timely TDM in critically ill patients?
Prof. Dr. med. Johannes Zander, Laboratory Dr. Brunner
Dr. Matthias Herkert, DRG Instruments GmbH (D)

10.10

Plenary discussion

10.20

Networking & exhibition

Session 4: Diagnosing Allergies

Chair: Otto Knes, SwissAnalysis AG (CH)

11:15

Keynote
In vitro allergy diagnostics – current applications and future challenges in a routine diagnostic laboratory
Lisa Wischmann, MVZ Laboratory Ravensburg (D)

11.35

Multiplex screening for allergen cross-reactivities – reducing patient risks caused by novel food protein sources
Prof. Dr. Dieter Stoll, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University (D)

12.00

Transferring the allergic reaction to the test tube
Noemi Bachmeier-Zbären, ATANIS Biotech AG (CH)

12.20

Plenary discussion

12.30

Conference lunch & exhibition

Session 5: Pitching topics from the white board (interactive session)!

Chair: Prof. Dr. David Drissner, Albstadt-Sigmaringen University (D) / BioLAGO

14.00

Pitch presentations - voted by the attendees

15.00

Closing remarks and networking apéro