2021 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting

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OSCC2021

 

Day 1 – November 8, 2021

 

09:00 – 10:00

 

 

Registration
IFCC Townhall (first hour)

 

10:00 – 10:15

 

 

Day 1 Opening Remarks
Dr. Lianna Kyriakopoulou, OSCC President

Symposium 1: SARS-CoV-2, we're not done yet: Waste water, Novel Vaccines and Rapid Testing

 

10:15 – 10:55

T1

 

Challenges and Successes of COVID-19 and Variants Wastewater Surveillance
Tyson Graber

 

10:55 – 11:35

T2

 

Going Green – Unlocking the Potential of Plant-Based Vaccines
Allyson MacLean

 

11:35 – 12:15

T3

 

Supporting Point of Care Testing for COVID-19: Lessons learned from the Pandemic
Julie Shaw

 

12:15 – 13:30

 

 

Lunch and Vendor Exhibits

Symposium 2: Glomerular Nephropathies: Antibodies and Genetics

 

13:30 – 14:15

T4

 

Glomerular Nephropathy and PLA2R Antibodies
Heather Reich

 

14:15 – 15:00

T5

 

Glomelular Nephropathy in the Era of Genomics
Lianna Kyriakopoulou

 

15:00 – 17:00

 

 

Vendor Exhibits and Wine and Cheese Reception

 

18:30 –

 

 

Dinner and Awards

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2 – November 9, 2021

 

07:45 – 09:00

 

 

Registration and Breakfast

 

08:00 – 08:55

 

 

OSCC Annual General Meeting

 

08:55 – 09:00

 

 

Day 2 Opening Remarks:
Dr. Lianna Kyriakopoulou, OSCC President

Symposium 3: Quality Metrics and Novel Quality Control Monitoring

 

09:00 – 09:45

T6

 

Six Sigma Performance of Quality Indicators in the Total Testing Process of Point-of-Care Glucose Measurement
Yun Huang

 

09:45 – 10:30

T7

 

A Convenient Truth: Analytical Goals for Quality Control
Christopher McCudden

 

10:30 – 10:45

 

 

Break, Refreshments and Vendor Exhibits

Symposium 4: Autoimmune Neuropathies: Clinical & Analyical Thoughts from Neurologists

 

10:45 – 11:30

T8

 

Neural Antibody Testing in Suspected Autoimmune Encephalitis
Adrian Budrahm

 

11:30 – 12:15

T9

 

Autoimmune Encephalitis: Approach to Frontier Medicine
John Brooks

 

12:15 – 13:30

 

 

Lunch and Vendor Exhibits

Symposium 5: Clinical Chemistry Trainee Talks

 

13:30 – 13:45

T10

 

Evaluation of the i-STAT Alinity Point-of-Care Analyzer in Pediatric Patient Populations
Ashley Di Meo

 

13:45 – 14:00

T11

 

Analytical Unreliability of 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D Measurements in Pre-term Neonates
Jessica Miller

 

14:00 – 14:15

T12

 

The technical verification of an ACE Kinetic Assay for Measurement in Serum and Cerebrospinal Fluid
Annie Ren

 

14:15 – 14:30

 

 

Break, Refreshments and Vendor Exhibits

Symposium 6: Lipids and Cardiovascular Disease: New CCS Guidelines and Harmonized Reporting

 

14:30 – 15:15

T13

 

Management of Dyslipidemia
Andrew Don-Wauchope

 

15:15 – 16:00

T14

 

Harmonized Lipid Reporting Models for Clinical Laboratories based on the 2021 Canadian Dyslipidemia Guidelines
Victoria Higgins

 

16:00 – 16:15

 

 

Trainee Awards Presentation

 

16:15

 

 

Closing Remarks:
Dr. Lianna Kyriakopoulou, OSCC President

 

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2020 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting

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OSCC2020

 

October 26, 2020 | 4.5 hours

Symposium 1: CSCC / Bio-Rad Travelling Lectureship & Reference Interval Harmonization

 

08:30 – 09:30

P1

Graham Jones

CSCC / Bio-Rad Travelling Lectureship

 

09:30 – 09:45

 

 

Break – 15 minutes

 

09:45 – 10:15

P2

Khosrow Adeli

The Path to Harmonization

 

10:15 – 10:45

P3

Mary Kathryn Bohn

Analyzing the Data

 

10:45 – 11:15

P4

Dana Bailey

The Path to Implementation

 

11:15 – 11:30

 

 

Break – 15 minutes

Symposium 2: COVID-19: Biochemical Laboratory Testing: Rising to the challenge of the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

11:30 – 12:00

P5

Danijela Konforte

Current State of Serological Testing Approaches in COVID-19

 

12:00 – 12:30

P6

Peter Kavsak

The Role of Comorbidities and Biomarkers of Organ Damage in COVID-19

 

12:30 – 13:00

P7

Lusia Sepiashvili

The Dynamics of Inflammatory Markers in the Context of SARS-CoV-2 Infection

 

13:00 – 13:15

 

 

Break – 15 minutes

 

13:15 – 14:30

 

 

Virtual Vendor Exhibits

 

 

 

 

 

October 28, 2020 | 4.5 hours

 

08:30 – 09:00

 

 

OSCC Annual General Meeting (OSCC members only)

 

09:00 – 09:15

 

 

Break – 15 minutes

 

09:15 – 09:30

 

 

OSCC Award Presentations

Symposium 3: Trainee Presentations Attendance

 

09:30 – 09:45

P8

Matt Nichols

Case Report: A Questionable Troponin

 

09:45 – 10:00

P9

Matthew Lafreniere

Optimization of Quality Control Material for Core Laboratory Instruments

 

10:00 – 10:15

P10

Eleonora Petryayeva

Verification Results of Five Commercial SARS-CoV-2 Serological Tests

Symposium 4: Scientific Collaborations in Laboratory Medicine Attendance

 

10:15 – 11:00

P11

Simon Thebault

Neurofilament Light Chain in Multiple Sclerosis: Analytical and Clinical Considerations

 

11:00 – 11:15

 

 

Break – 15 minutes

 

11:15 – 12:00

P12

Curtis Cooper, Angela Crawley, Marc-Andre Langlois, Ron Booth

Stop the Spread Ottawa Trial – An Analysis of Antibody Neutralization Efficiency and Cellular Immunity in SARS-CoV-2 Individuals

 

12:00 – 12:45

P13

Lisa Strug

A National COVID-19 Genome Project: The Canadian Prototype

 

12:45 – 13:00

 

Lianna Kyriakopoulou

Trainee Awards & OSCC President's Closing Remarks

 

13:00 – 13:15

 

 

Break – 15 minutes

 

13:15 – 14:30

 

 

Virtual Vendor Exhibits

 

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2019 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting

OSCC20192019 OSCC Annual Scientific Meeting
Proud Past, Strong Future

DATE
October 3-4, 2019

LOCATION
Hart House
University of Toronto, Hart House Circle
Toronto Ontario

PROGRAM  Download

 

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING MATERIALS
https://cscc.ca/en/oscc-members-only/oscc-agm.html

 


2019 Award Winners
 

Barry Hoffman

Award for Lifetime Achievement in the field of Clinical Biochemistry
Dr. Barry Hoffman, PhD, FCACB (on the left)
Sinai Health System, Toronto, Ontario

 

 

Paul Yip

Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession of Clinical Chemistry
Dr. Paul Yip, PhD, FCACB (on the left)
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario

 

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

The hotel block is now closed. Please contact the hotel for availability: 1-519-679-6111.

PROMOTION
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PROGRAM - Download

 


2018 Award Winners
 

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Award for Lifetime Achievement in the field of Clinical Biochemistry
Dr. Vipin Bhayana, Phd, FCACB (on the left)
London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph's Health Care, London Ontario

Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Profession of Clinical Chemistry
Dr. Kenneth Onuska PhD, FCACB (on the right)
Halton Healthcare

 

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