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Friday, April 18, 2014

8:55 Opening Address
9:00-10:40 Symposium 1
"Evolution of TLA", "Current Status of TLA"
Chairs: Charles D. Hawker (FACB University of Utah School of Medicine, Utah)
           Satoshi Kimura (Showa University Northern Yokohama Hospital, Yokohama)
9:00 1. Automated tube selecting and labeling system as a Pre-Processing Step of TLA
    - Surapong Boonprasert (Banphaeo Hospital, Bangkok)
9:25 2. Laboratory automation system in reference (commercial) laboratory
    - Min Jin Kim (Seegene Medical foundation, Seoul)
9:50 3. Laboratory Automation: Why do we automate?
    - Hiroki Ihara (Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation, Tokyo)
10:15 4. A Vision for the Future of Microbiology Testing - Liquid - Based
    Microbiology & Automated Specimen Processing
    - Hisako Kobayashi (Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics K.K., Tokyo)
10:40-10:55 Break
10:55-11:55  Plenary Lecture 1
"Development of medical robot utilized industrial robot technology"
Chairs: Junghan Song (Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Bundang)
     - Hirofumi Tanaka (Associate Officer Kawasaki Heavy Industries, LTD., Kobe)
12:00-12:55  Industrial WS 1
"Utilizing RFID technology in Automated tube selecting and labeling system BC ROBO®.
Chairs: Toshiyuki Yamada (Jichi Medical University, Shimotsuke)
     - Korehisa Oyama (Techno Medica Co., Ltd, Yokohama)
13:00-14:00 Poster Session 
14:00-16:00 Symposium 2 
"Evolution of ICT (Information and Communication Technology) for Quality Improvement and Visualization of the Test Result"
Chairs: Won-ki Min (Asan Medical Center, Seoul)
           Akira Suwabe (Iwate Medical University, Morioka)
14:00 1. Contribution to Clinical Diagnosis by Analysis of "Big Data"
    - Hiromi Kataoka (Kochi Medical School, Nankoku)
14:25 2. Comprehensive unified communication system in reporting of test results
    - Taek Soo Kim (Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul)
14:50 3. A novel delta check method for sensitive detection and visualization of
    extreme test results.
    - Kiyoshi Ichihara (Yamaguchi University, Yamaguchi)
15:15 4. Utilization of Smartphone Applications for Management and Education of Diabetes
    - Yoshihito Atsumi (Eiju General Hospital, Tokyo)
16:00-16:15 Break
16:15-18:15 Symposium 3
"Latest Quality Management System for Operation of
Clinical Laboratory and TLA"

Chairs: Gye Cheol Kwon (Chungnam National University Hospital, Daejeon)
           Takayuki Honda (University of Shinshu, Matsumoto)
16:15 1. Lab Quality Beyond TLA - Remember Process 
    - Aw Tar Choon
      (Changi Hospital, Singapore & Setsco Clinical Lab, Singapore)
16:45 2. Application of analytical performance criteria based on biological variation
    for lab quality management
    - Yeo-min Yun (Konkuk University Hospital, Seoul)
17:15  3. Latest Quality Management System for Operation of Clinical Laboratory and TLA
    - Hsiao-Chen Ning (Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taoyuan)
17:45 4. Laboratory management as recommend by ISO 15189
    - Wei Cui (Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing)
9:00-18:15 Exhibition
9:00-18:15 Poster
18:30-20:30 Welcome Party    BEER  NEXT

Saturday, April 19, 2014

 9:00-10:40 Symposium 4
"Clinical Testing and Automation Utilizing New Technology"
Chairs: Masato Maekawa (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu )
           Yutaka Yatomi (The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Medicine, Tokyo)
9:00 1. MALDI-TOF developments: Innovation in Microbial Identification
    - Noel Wentworth (bioMerieux, Inc., Queensland)
9:25 2. Next generation sequencing dissecting human genetic diseases
    - Naomichi Matsumoto
      (Yokohama City University, Yokohama)
9:50 3. Pharmacogenomics using DNA Microarray
    - Kaname Nakatani (Mie University Hospital, Tsu)
10:15 4. Applications of proteomics to laboratory medicine
    - Fumio Nomura (Chiba University, Chiba)
10:40-10:55 Break
10:55-11:55  Plenary Lecture 2
"Science of wine"
Chairs: Yukio Ozaki (Faculty of Medicine, University of Yamanashi, Chuo)
      - Tohru OKUDA (Wine Research Center, Yamanashi University, Kofu) 
 12:00-12:55  Industrial WS 2
"Open LAS Solution from A&T: Introduction of CLINILOG V4"
Chairs: Teruto Hashiguchi (Kagoshima University, Kagoshima)
      - Satoshi Tamura (A&T  Corporation, Yokohama)
 13:00-14:00 Industrial WS 3
Chairs: Takashi Wada (Kanazawa University, Kanazawa)
13:00 1. A novel PCR-CE method for companion diagnostics with differentiating
    gene mutations
    - Tomokazu Ishikawa (Wako Pure Chemical Industries, Ltd., Osaka)
13:20 2. New IT solution "cobas Infinity" for the laboratory work
    - Hong-Yew Lim (Roche Diagnostics K.K., Tokyo)
13:40 3. Architect for a better future: Advanced tracking control system and
    proactive services
    - Masayuki Mori (Abbot Japan Co., Ltd, Tokyo)
14:00-14:15 Break
14:15-16:15 Symposium 5
"Future TLA and it's Periphery Technology"
Chairs: Tetsuro Sugiura (Kochi Medical School Hospital, Nankoku)
           Jong Rak Choi (Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul)
14:15 1. Setting up experience for total management system of networked POC glucometer
    - Sail Chun (Asan Medical Center, Seoul)
14:55 2. Clinical usefulness of new hematology analyzer which measures 5-part differential
    of leukocytes and CRP at the same time
    - Kensuke Saito (HORIBA, Ltd., Kyoto)
15:35 3. New Technologies for TLA
    Linear Synchronous Motors for Specimen Transport and An Automated Camera
    System to Detect Mislabeled Specimens.
    - Charles D. Hawker (FACB University of Utah School of Medicine, Utah)
9:00-16:15 Exhibition
9:00-14:30 Poster
16:15 Closing Ceremony