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Welcoming address by Sysmex CEOs
Sysmex Diagnostic Forum 2021 – Experts discuss the future of laboratory diagnostics


It is our great pleasure to invite you to the first Sysmex Diagnostic Forum Online from 10 – 11 March 2021.

For many years now, we have organised national events with the goal of further education and professional qualification. With the first Sysmex Diagnostic Forum Online we are breaking new ground. Sysmex companies from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and Belgium have worked together to present a variety of innovations and provide the opportunity for a professional exchange with high-ranking international experts. The first Sysmex Diagnostic Forum is the perfect dialogue platform for you to discuss central diagnostic questions regarding infection analysis, malignancies and anaemia. As the market leader in the area of haematology, Sysmex strives for a successful cooperation with you to promote progress in healthcare.

Sysmex can offer innovations in many different areas: We continuously advance our expertise in clinical flow cytometry, provide more clinical benefit and workflow progress than ever before with new haematological applications and have launched a unique range of equipment for urinalysis.

Use the Sysmex Diagnostic Forum as a varied platform to get current information and to discuss with colleagues about future trends and developments in laboratory diagnostics. Discover Sysmex product innovations such as our clinical flow cytometry solution for haematological special diagnostics in our virtual Industry Exhibition and be impressed by emerging researchers and exceptional research results in our Poster Session.

We are looking forward to seeing you!

Oliver Herrmann
Head of Subregion DACH & BeNeLux and CEO Sysmex Deutschland GmbH, 
Sysmex Suisse AG

Matthias Guhl
Managing Director Sysmex Deutschland GmbH

Wilfried Goger
Managing Director Sysmex Austria GmbH

Tom Daneels
Managing Director Sysmex Nederland BV, Sysmex Belgium NV

Wednesday, 10 March 2021

09:30 – 09:40

Welcome and opening

Moderator: Matthias Guhl, Sysmex Germany GmbH
Block 1 – Infectious diseases

Quick diagnostics and the deduced therapeutic measures for the treatment of infections (e. g. sepsis, malaria) can decide over life and death. In various talks, experts explain the role that laboratory medicine plays in this. 
09:40 – 09:50

Introduction and speaker presentation

Prof. Andre van der Ven

Radboud University Nijmegen, NL
09:50 – 10:20

The golden hour of sepsis – real-time theragnostics in intensive care

PD Dr Dr Andreas Weimann
 

Labor Berlin – Charité Vivantes Services GmbH, DE 
10:20 – 11:10

Haemocytometry to differentiate causes of infectious diseases and management of COVID-19

Prof. Andre van der Ven
 

Radboud University Nijmegen, NL
11:10 – 11:40

Routine implementation of fluorescence cytometry in the bacteriology laboratory 

Dr med. Peter Keller
 

Universität Bern, DE
11:40 – 12:00

Live discussion

All speaker block 1
Moderator: Matthias Guhl, Sysmex Germany
12:00 – 13:30

Lunch break

Block 2 – Anaemia diagnostics

Every case of anaemia requires thorough clarification and regular monitoring to give the patient the best possible therapy. High-ranking experts present state-of-the-art diagnostic technologies that provide valuable support.
13:30 – 13:45

Introduction and speaker presentation

PD Dr med. Christian Hönemann

St. Marienhospital Vechta, DE 
13:45 – 14:15

Utility of different older and newer biomarkers in differential diagnosis of anaemia

Dr sc. nat. Saskia Brunner-Agten
 

Laboratoire d’analayses médicales Dr Luc Salamin, Sierre, CH 
14:15 – 15:05

Treatment options for anemia and iron deficiency in patient blood management

PD Dr med. Christian Hönemann
 

St. Marienhospital Vechta, DE 
15:05 – 15:35

Haemoglobin content of reticulocytes as parameter in the diagnosis and therapy of anaemia and reticulocyte count in the diagnosis of diabetes

Dr med. Norbert Ostendorf

 

St. Franziskus-Hospital Münster, DE
15:35 – 15:55

Live discussion

All speaker block 2
Moderator: Matthias Guhl, Sysmex Germany
15:55 – 16:00

Closing

Thursday, 11 March 2021

09:30 - 09:40

Welcome and opening

Moderator: Matthias Guhl, Sysmex Germany GmbH
Block 3 – Malignancies

Several speakers present cases of patients with various malignant diseases including diagnostics and therapy. The focus is on new methods and workflow improvements for more effective and more standardised laboratory diagnostics.
09:40 – 09:50

Introduction and speaker presentation

Prof. Dr med. Dr phil. Torsten Haferlach

MLL Münchner Leukämielabor GmbH, DE

Dr Jürgen Riedl

Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Dordrecht, NL 
09:50 – 11:10

APL, from suspicion to confirmation

Prof. Dr med. Dr phil. Torsten Haferlach

MLL Münchner Leukämielabor GmbH, DE 

Dr Jürgen Riedl

Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Dordrecht, NL
11:10 – 11:30

Live discussion

Moderator: Matthias Guhl, Sysmex Germany

Prof. Dr med. Dr phil. Torsten Haferlach

MLL Münchner Leukämielabor GmbH, DE 

Dr Jürgen Riedl

Albert Schweitzer Hospital, Dordrecht, NL
11:30 – 12:20

Part 1: Renal tubular epithelial cells: a new diagnostic tool

Part 2: CKD: Sensitive (micro)albuminuria detection based on standard test strips

Prof. Dr Joris Delanghe



 

Ghent University, BE
12:20 – 12:30

Live discussion 

Moderator: Matthias Guhl, Sysmex Germany

Prof. Dr Joris Delanghe

Ghent University, BE
12:30 – 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 14:40

A new approach in automation and standardization of flow cytometry 

Prof. Dr med. Oliver Frey

Medizinische Hochschule Brandenburg, DE
14:40 – 14:45

Live discussion

Moderator: Matthias Guhl, Sysmex Germany

Prof. Dr med. Oliver Frey

Medizinische Hochschule Brandenburg, DE
14:45 – 15:25

XN stem cell application can help planning stem cell apheresis: real world experience

Prof. Dr med. Dimitrios Tsakiris
 

Universitätsspital Basel, CH 
15:25 – 15:30

Live discussion

Moderator: Matthias Guhl, Sysmex Germany

Prof. Dr med. Dimitrios Tsakiris

Universitätsspital Basel, CH
15:30 – 15:40

Closing

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