2018 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting

OSCC20182018 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting
Laboratory medicine: The interface between biomarkers and the clinic

DATE
November 6 - 7, 2018

LOCATION
Delta Hotels London Armouries
325 Dundas Street
London Ontario N6B 1T9
(519) 679-6111

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Day 1 - November 6, 2018

 

10:30 - 11:00

Registration

10:50 - 11:00

Opening Remarks: Dr. Ron Booth, OSCC President

11:00 - 12:00

CSCC Travelling Lectureship Moderator Dr. Nathalie Lepage

1 hour

 

11:00 – 12:00

P1

Michael Surette

Gut microbiology and health.

12:00 - 13:15

Lunch, and Vendor Exhibits

13:15 - 16:15

Symposium (1) - Session Chair: Dr. Dana Bailey

Gastrointestinal markers and their impact on patient care

2.5 hours

 

13:15 - 13:55

P2

Jamie Gregor

Current and future GI laboratory markers.

13:55 - 14:35

P3

Sharif Shajib

Fecal calprotectin - its benefits in patient care.

14:35 - 15:00

Break, Refreshments, and Vendor Exhibits

15:00 - 15:40

P4

Aze Suzanne Wilson

Utility of CRP and other serologic markers as a GI inflammatory marker.

15:40 - 16:15

P5

Speakers P2-P4

Roundtable discussion

16:15 - 17:30

OSCC Annual General Meeting (OSCC members, including fellows in training)

17:30 - 18:30

Break, and Vendor Exhibits

18:30 -

Dinner and Awards

Trivia Night

Delta Armories, London

 

Day 2 - November 7, 2018

 

07:30 - 08:30

Registration and Breakfast

08:30 - 08:40

Opening Remarks: Dr Ron Booth, OSCC President

08:40 - 09:40

Symposium (2) - Session Chair: Dr. Dan Lin

Non-fasting lipids - should they be offered by your laboratory?

An interactive “TED Talk” symposium

1 hour

 

08:40 - 09:00

P6

Robert Hegele

Lab testing for lipids: What does the future hold?

09:00 - 09:20

P7

Dana Bailey 

Non-fasting lipids: What did the laboratory learn from this implementation?

09:20 - 09:40

P8

Victoria Higgins

Harmonized Lipid Reporting Recommendations: an update from the CSCC working group on Reference Interval Harmonization.

09:40 - 10:10

Break, Refreshments, and Vendor Exhibits

10:10 - 12:10

Symposium (3) - Session Chair: Dr. Saranya Arnoldo

OSCC trainee and OSCC member presentations

2.0 hours

 

10:10 - 10:25

P9

Jennifer Taher

Evaluation & optimization of EUROPattern software for interpretation of antinuclear antibody (ANA) pattern and titer.

10:25 - 10:40

P10

Josko Ivica

Method development and validation of tranexamic acid analysis by LC-MS/MS.

10:40 - 10:55

P11

Ola Ismail

Would using the clinical chemistry score for identifying high-risk patients for the myocardial infarction predict the length of time spent in the hospital?

10:55 - 11:10

P12

Hala Farid Kufaishi

Small-Volume Tubes to Reduce Anemia and Transfusion (STRATUS) “Laboratory Validation Study".

11:10 - 11:25

P13

Jake Cosme

Global multi-site performance assessment of the Abbott Alinity system using a novel Sigma metric.

11:25 - 11:40

P14

Chris Foster

Validation of Aldosterone-to-Renin Ratio Cut-offs in Screening for Primary Aldosteronism.

11:40 - 12:10

P15

Peter Kavsak

Did you know that hs-cTn is turning 10 this year?

12:10 - 13:20

Lunch, Refreshments, and Vendor Exhibits

13:20 - 15:30

Symposium (4) - Session Chair: Dr. Michael Knauer

The fate of FOBT: What will happen to FOBT now that FIT is the primary test for colon cancer testing?

2.0 hours

 

13:20 - 13:40

P16

Patrick St. Louis

FIT testing – A Community Lab perspective.

13:40 - 14:00

P17

Cynthia Balion

Fecal occult blood testing in symptomatic patients.

14:00 - 14:20

P18

Jill Thinmouth

OutFITing ColonCancerCheck.

14:20 - 14:40

Break, Refreshments, and Vendor Exhibits

14:40 - 15:00

P19

Cheryl Tomalty

FIT – the BC Experience.

15:00 - 15:30

P20

Speakers P16-P19

Roundtable discussion

15:30 - 15:40

Student Award Winner

15:40 - 15:50

Closing Remarks: Dr. Ron Booth, OSCC President

               

 

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2017 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting

20171108 09 logo 400x3002017 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting
Looking into the Crystal Ball: The Future of Clinical Laboratories

DATE
8-9 November 2017

LOCATION
The Old Mill
21 Old Mill Rd
Toronto (Etobicoke), ON M8X 1G5

PROGRAM
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PHOTOS
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PRESENTATIONS
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2017 Award Winners
Award for Lifetime Achievement in the field of Clinical Biochemistry

2017 Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation

Eleftherios Diamandis, MD, PhD, FCACB
University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ontario


Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession of Clinical Chemistry

2017 Outstanding Contribution Award Presentation

Sheila Boss, PhD, FCACB
Lifelabs (Retired), Toronto, Ontario

2016 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting

2016 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting
Evidence-Based Laboratory Medicine: Harmonization and Beyond

Date:
2-3 November 2016

Location:
Pillar and Post Hotel
48 John St W
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

 
Presentations:

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2016 Award Winners:

Award for Lifetime Achievement in the field of Clinical Biochemistry
2016 lifetime alan dennis

Alan Dennis, PhD, MSc, FCACB
North York General Hospital (Retired), Toronto, Ontario


Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession of Clinical Chemistry
2016 outstanding stephen hill

Stephen Hill, PhD, FCACB
McMaster University, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Hamilton, Ontario

2015 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting

2015 OSCC Annual Conference
Choosing Wisely in the Lab

Date:
4-5 November 2015

Location:
McMaster Innovation Park
105-175 Longwood Road South
Hamilton, Ontario

 
Presentations:

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2015 Award Winners:

Award for Lifetime Achievement in the field of Clinical Biochemistry
OSCC 2015-12-Award-Khosrow Adeli-2

Khosrow Adeli, PhD
The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Ontario


Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Profession of Clinical Chemistry
OSCC 2015-11-Award-Hilde Vandenberg-1

Hilde Vandenberghe, MSc, PhD, FCACB
Clinical Biochemist, Toxicologist, Laboratory Director 
Mount Sinai Services, Mississauga, Ontario

2014 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting

SurfLogo2014 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting
Surfing the Wave of Data

Date
29-30 October 2014

Location
University of Ottawa
Faculty of Medicine
451 Smyth Road
Roger Guindon Auditorium 3248
Ottawa, Ontario

 
Presentations

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Accommodations
Hampton Inn Ottawa by Hilton
100 Coventry Road
Ottawa ON K1K 4S3
Tel: 613-741-2300 / 1-877-701-1281

Room rate: $136 single or $146 double plus applicable fees and taxes. 
Rates are valid until September 29, 2014. 
Group name: "OSCC Annual Meeting"

Dinner Buffet
October 29, 2014
Lone Star Restaurant
1211 Lemieux St., Ottawa
$15 including 2 drinks