Laboratory Medicine Conference

State of the art in laboratory medicine

The 31st Annual Conference of the Egyptian Society of Laboratory Medicine (ESLM)

Due to recent and increasing travel restriction caused by COVID-19 impacting our exhibitors, visitors, and partners, Informa Markets has decided to postpone North Africa Health Exhibition and Congress 2020 until the second half of the year. New dates to be announced soon.

2020 Laboratory Medicine Conference - Overview


The 31st Annual Conference of the Egyptian Society of Laboratory Medicine (ESLM)

The scientific program of the 31st Annual Conference for the Egyptian Society of Laboratory Medicine (ESLM) will be taking place during North Africa Health. It is the biggest yearly event for medical laboratory professionals in Egypt, as well as the rest of Africa.
Spanning over three days, with two parallel sessions, the program will showcase a multitude of topics featuring international and local speakers.   The first day will also feature a third track, specifically focused around pathology. 

The conference will feature scientific lectures examining the latest findings in laboratory medicine, allowing for ample time to network and discuss new developments with experts in the field. The event will also host poster sessions situated throughout the exhibition hall, providing a great opportunity to learn more while visiting the exhibition stands.

What's new?

  • Poster presentation competition – the posters will be shown in the exhibition area, with a winner announced at the end of the conference! Click here to submit abstract.
  • New internationally renowned speakers

Benefits of attending:

  • Understand how to best do quality control failure investigations
  • Review the accreditation challenges in toxicology laboratories 
  • Discuss trial and error vs personalised medicine 
  • Assess next generation sequencing as a tool for cancer precision medicine 
  • Discuss molecular testing of solid tumours 
  • Evaluate the diagnostic challenges of lymphoma

Key topics:

  • Chemical challenges in chemical and molecular pathology
  • Haematological malignancies: up to date
  • Immunology: new insights in immunological behaviour I
  • Microbiology: recent advances and ongoing challenges
  • Healthcare-associated infections: new initiatives and continuing challenges
  • Precision medicine
  • Current initiatives in laboratory medicine
  • Quality and point-of-care testing

Who should attend?

  • Pathologists
  • Haematologists
  • Immunologists
  • Microbiologists
  • Laboratory Medicine Technicians
  • Histopathologists
  • Laboratory Technologists
  • Clinical Chemists
  • Heads of Laboratory
  • Laboratory Directors
  • Chiefs of Laboratory
  • Laboratory Managers
  • Molecular Biologist
  • Laboratory Scientists

Featured speakers

Professor Mohey Eldin El Shikh, Senior Lecturer, Experimental Medicine and Rheumatology, John Vane Science Centre, UK

Professor Ali Gabali, Assistant Professor, Director of Hematopathology Division, Wayne University, USA

Professor Saleh Ibrahim, Director, Genetics Division at the Institute of Experimental Dermatology, University of Lubeck, Germany

Professor Jadee Neff, Assistant Professor of Pathology, Duke University Medical Center, USA

Professor Paul Wallace, Professor of Oncology, Director Department of Flow & Image Cytometry

  • Professor Rajiv Erasmus, President Elect, African Federation of Clinical Chemistry (AFCC), Emeritus Professor, Division of Chemical Pathology, Tygerberg Hospital, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, Director, Quality First Training Academy, Bellville, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Professor Joaquim Majo, Cellular Pathology, Newcastle Laboratories, UK
  • Dr Amin Belal, Regional Manager, EMEA, GenMark Diagnostics, USA

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