the Industry

A 45 minutes workshop presented by experts actively involved in the field of laboratory medicine, providing a broad and in-depth overview of a selected relevant topic in the field, sharing the most recent cutting-edge research discoveries and technologies.


November 5, 2022
12:15 – 13:00
Baniyas Ballroom 1

Industry Workshop: Abbott

↪ Progress in Hepatitis B and C Diagnosis

Presented by Dr. Claudio Galli
System Director, Infectious Disease & Immunology Medical and Scientific Research, Abbott Core Laboratory

13:00 – 13:45
Baniyas Ballroom 3

Industry Workshop: Snibe

↪ The Clinical Laboratory of Diabetes Mellitus and Markers of β-cell Autoimmunity

Presented by Sergio Bernardini, MD, PhD
Chair of the Emerging Technologies Division, IFCC

↪ Quality Management in Clinical Laboratory

Presented by Farooq Ghani, MD, PhD
Laboratory Director, Dept of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi Pakistan

13:00 – 13:45
Baniyas Ballroom 1

Industry Workshop: Roche

↪ navify Diagnostics Portfolio and Roche CSF Assays in Alzheimer’s Disease

Session Overview:
navify Diagnostics Portfolio (Unleashing the Power of an Intelligent Lab with You).
Presented by Houssam Harkous - Middle East Product Marketing Manager, Roche Diagnostics Middle East.

The Power of Elecsys® AD CSF Assays in Alzheimer’s Disease.
Presented by Emaddin Kidher - Regional Medical & Scientific Affairs Manager, Roche Diagnostics Middle East & Husniye Sahin - Senior Product Specialist, Roche Diagnostics Middle East.



November 6, 2022
9:00 – 9:45
Baniyas Ballroom 1

Industry Workshop: Life Dx.

↪ Newborn Screening by Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Presented by Tao He Turku, Southwest Finland, Finland
Global Business Manager, PerkinElmer

9:00 – 9:45
Baniyas Ballroom 3

Industry Workshop: Roche and GAHAR

↪ Roche - GAHAR partnership; The Power of Private Governmental Cooperation to Leverage the Medical Education of Accreditation

Opening and Welcoming - 5 mins
Presented by Dr. Ashraf Ismail, Chairman at GAHAR.
Continuous Medical Education and Accreditation: Crossing the Chasm - 10 mins
Presented by Dr. Rania El-Sharkawy, Head of the Standards Development and Preparation Committee at GAHAR.
How Can Private/Public Partnership Leverage Healthcare System - 10 mins
Presented by Dr. Khaled Atef, PhD, MSC, Marketing Manager at Roche Diagnostics Egypt.
The Power of Knowledge Sharing: ELAB Platform - 10 mins
Presented by Dr. Mohamed Basiouny, Member of the Standards Development and Preparation Committee at GAHAR
Q & A - 10 mins
13:30 – 14:15
Baniyas Ballroom 1

Industry Workshop: BIORUS

↪ Point of Need Diagnostics; Advances in Multi-marker Approaches

Presented by Scott McKeown, PhD
Point of Care Applications Manager, Randox

13:30 – 14:15
Baniyas Ballroom 3

Industry Workshop: Al Fahim Healthcare Solutions

↪ Highlighting Automation in the ELISPOT Method for TB Screening

Presented by Beatrice Grassi
Scientific Marketing Manager, Oxford Immunotec a PerkinElmer Company

↪ Artificial Intelligence Powered Andrology Diagnostics Offers Total Solution for Male Infertility

Presented by Luke Chen
Account Manager of Overseas Sales Dept., Bonraybio Corporation


AACC Middle East

AACC Middle East is a two-day conference held in partnership with Life Dx. to bring the latest in laboratory medicine to the Middle East region. The conference covers a range of timely topics from infectious disease to big data to prenatal emerging technology as well as core laboratory areas in sample transport, lab management, and quality assurance. Each session is presented by experts in AACC’s scientific leadership to bring the latest in laboratory medicine and build new networks among attendees. Hear from experts, visit the expo, and grow your network.