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‘Diagnostics-4-Future Conference‘ is the international meeting-place for users and providers from industry and science.
Based on questions in medical care, clinics and laboratories, innovative solutions for new diagnostics are discussed including research and development. The focus is also on solutions for rural areas (point-of-care). Organizer is the international health network BioLAGO. The conference emerged from the DiagNET project.
Initiator is the international health network BioLAGO where companies, research institutions and clinics work together on new diagnostics. The conference emerged from the DiagNET project.
The discussed matters are highly user-oriented (physicians, clinicians, laboratories, medical centers). Medical needs and compatibility with user processes (clinical routine) are key factors for the conference.
Especially, patient-oriented solutions regarding health-care in regional hospitals are addressed (e.g. point-of-care-testing).
The conference connects partners worldwide with the 4-country region around Lake Constance (Germany, Switzerland, Austria & Liechtenstein). Past conferences brought together experts from over 15 countries (Europe, USA, Asia)
1. Summary of medical needs and diagnostic trends
2. Experts as on hand conversation partners
3. Impulses for new solutions and future collaborations
4. International exchange and matchmaking
5. Partnering & Exhibition opportunities to present your solutions
12.00 Pre-conference special:Matchmaking event with 1-to-1 meetings (only a limited number of tickets available!)
15.30 Registration, welcome coffee, exhibition & networking
16.00 Welcome and introduction by BioLAGODr. Jörg Schickedanz, BioLAGO e.V. / JS_Consulting
Chair: Dr. Michael Steinwand, BioLAGO / Innovendia Consulting Services (D)
16.10 KEYNOTE: Added value through digital health and related business modelsSebastian Vorberg, Bundesverband Internetmedizin (Federal Association Internet Medicine)
16.35 Networking and exhibition
17.00 Digital approaches to ensure continuity and quality in cancer treatmentBastian Hennig, Roche Diagnostics Deutschland GmbH (D)
17.20 Digital health - viable models from the perspective of medium-sized enterprisesAlexander Gmelin, VidaWell GmbH (D)
17.40 Plenary discussion
17.50 Networking and exhibition
18.30 Conference Dinner with live music (Location: Steigenberger Inselhotel)
09.30 Registration, welcome coffee & networking
10.00 Introduction and review of Day 1:Dr. Michael Steinwand, BioLAGO (D)
Chair: Dr. Daniel Caminada, LMZ Dr Risch Group (LI/CH)
10.05 KEYNOTE: Looking Beyond PCR: Novel Applications of Molecular Diagnostics to Detect Secondary Bacterial Infections in Patients with Influenza or SARS-CoV-2Dr. med. Peter Keller, University Hospital of Bern ‘Inselspital‘ (CH)
10.30 Whole genome sequencing of pathogens for infection surveillanceDr. Oliver Nolte, Center for Laboratory Medicine St. Gallen (CH)
10.50 A microfluidics platform in combination with NGS for ultra-fast notification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis and its resistance patternDr. Markus Beutler, Institute of Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine (D)Dr. Kerstin Rönsch, Eurofins Genomics Europe Sequencing GmbH (D)
11.10 Decoding the Unknown: Use of Clinical Metagenomics to Effectively Diagnose Infectious DiseasesProf. Dr. John Rossen, University of Groningen (NL)
11.30 Plenary discussion
11.40 Conference lunch & networking
Chair: Dr. Simone Günther, EMC² Lake Constance / Becton Dickinson (D)
13.00 KEYNOTE: Topic: Cell therapy and the role of diagnostics - review on up-to-date researchDr. Reuben Benjamin, King's College London (UK)
13.25 Disease-specific T-cell monitoring – a tool to improve cancer immunotherapiesDr. Lieselotte Brix, Immudex ApS (DK)
13.45 Deep sequencing: needs & challenges from laboratory viewDr. Sabine Kelkenberg, CeGaT GmbH (D)
14.05 nanoLabelling for stem cell visualization and trackingMarc Masa, LEITAT Technological Center (ESP)
14.25 Plenary discussion
14.35 Networking, coffee & exhibition
Chair: Dr. Emmanuel Delamarche, IBM Research (CH)
15.15 KEYNOTE: Point of Care versus Lab Based testing of common diseases – Striking a balanceDr. Stephen G. Maher, Trinity College Dublin, St. James’s Hospital, (IRL)
15.40 PANEL DISCUSSION: Healthcare in 2025: everything digital?
Introductory presentation:Future solutions integrating diagnostics and therapyDr. Emmanuel Delamarche, IBM Research (CH)
16.40 Closing remarks and networking apéro
On the first conference day BioLago invites you to an International Matchmaking with organized 1:1 meetings in thematic groups. The target group are users and providers from industry and science in diagnostics and related fields.
If you are looking for new cooperations and contacts, you are right here. Please note that the number of tickets for the matchmaking event is limited. Secure your place now!