Online 1-day Scientific Program

Thursday, 29th of October 2020

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8h20 Beginning of the streaming
8h30 Welcome message
Prof. Marc E. Pfeifer
Symposium Chairman | HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)
Dr. Gaëtan Cherix
Director | School of Engineering, HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)


Medical Needs

Session Chair: Dr. Dieter Ulrich
Symposium co-Chairman, Vice President | CSEM Landquart (Landquart, Switzerland)

8h40 Michel Rossier Photo Are POCT devices suitable for medical diagnosis?
Dr. Michel Rossier
Head of Laboratories and Board member | Institut Central des Hopitaux (ICH) (Sion, Switzerland)
9h05 Sabine Blum Photo Comparative analysis of automated cell counts in oncological patients: Reliable results of point of care blood impedance measurements and pitfalls in MDS / AML
Dr. Sabine Blum
Associate Doctor, Hematology dept. | CHUV (Lausanne, Switzerland)
9h30 Kavi Ramjeet Photo Improving diagnostic for infectious diseases in low and middle income countries: from R&D to access via validation
Dr. Kavi Ramjeet
Technology Scouting Lead | FIND, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (Geneva, Switzerland)
9h55 Break


Product Innovation

Session Chair: Dr. Jakob Weber
Vice President Technology & Innovation | Bühlmann Laboratories AG (Schönenbuch, Switzerland)

10h00 Mathias Wipf Photo Point of Care Tests for preeclampsia
Dr. Mathias Wipf
CEO and Co-Founder | MOMM Diagnostics (Zuerich, Switzerland)
10h25 Samantha Paoletti Photo Innovative diagnostics: sensor solutions for resource-limited settings
Dr. Samantha Paoletti
Business Development Manager | CSEM (Landquart, Switzerland)
10h50 Christian-Benedikt Gerhold Photo A unique lateral-flow approach to detect SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies
Dr. Christian-Benedikt Gerhold
Head Corporate Research| Bühlmann Laboratories AG (Schönenbuch, CH)
11h15 Break


Keynote Speaker


11h20
Mathias Essenpreis Photo The Future of Diagnostics in the Hand of Patients?
Dr. Matthias Essenpreis
CTO | Roche Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland)
11h50 Lunch Break
12h40 Elevator Pitch for Posters


Enabling Researches & Technologies

Session Chair: Prof. Eric Kübler
FHNW (Muttenz, Switzerland)

13h00 Eberhard Scheuer Photo Using blockchain technology for securing, accessing and verifying POC data
Dr. Eberhard Scheuer
Founder | Centiva Health (Zug, Switzerland)
13h25 Adriano Taddeo Photo Putting COVID testing into context: understanding user and community needs for meaningful POCT during the lockdown relaxation phase.
Dr. Adriano Taddeo
Senior Research Associate | HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)
13h50 Lukas Emmenegger Photo Exhalomics & laser spectroscopy
Dr. Lukas Emmenegger
Head of Department | EMPA (Dübendorf, Switzerland)
14h15 Break


Satellite Event: Regulatory Challenges

Session Chair: Prof. Didier Maillefer
Professor | HEIG-VD (Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland)

14h30 Silvia Anghel Photo Overview of the regulatory requirements related to the In Vitro Diagnostic Regulatory transition
Dr. Silvia Anghel
Senior Associate | medidee (Lausanne, Switzerland)
14h55 Heike Möhlig-Zuttermeister Photo Clinical evidence – key aspects to consider
Dr. Heike Möhlig-Zuttermeister
Technical Team Manager – IVD | BSI-NL (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
15h20 Elena Lucano Photo Standalone software and smartphone apps used for diagnostic purpose
Dr. Elena Lucano
Training Manager & Project Associate | medidee (Lausanne, Switzerland)
15h45 Claudia Solimeo Meneghisse Photo Challenges of the IVDR transition from an industry point of view
Dr. Claudia Solimeo Meneghisse
Regulatory Affairs Manager| Tecan (Männedorf, Switzerland)
16h15 Round Table discussion on Regulatory Challenges
16h45 Break


Keynote Speakers

17h00 Photo Learn more about the award-winning technology of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020
Harnessing novel CRISPR systems for genome engineering, diagnostics, and human health
Dr. Jonathan S. Gootenberg & Dr. Omar O. Abudayyeh
Fellows at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and co-Founders of Sherlock Biosciences
17h45 Closing Remarks and Virtual Apéro

 

This program is available in PDF to print and share it easily. [Download].

8h20 Beginning of the streaming
8h30 Welcome message
Prof. Marc E. Pfeifer
Symposium Chairman | HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)
Dr. Gaëtan Cherix
Director | School of Engineering, HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)


Medical Needs

Session Chair: Dr. Dieter Ulrich
Symposium co-Chairman, Vice President | CSEM Landquart (Landquart, Switzerland)

8h40 Are POCT devices suitable for medical diagnosis?
Dr. Michel Rossier
Head of Laboratories and Board member | Institut Central des Hopitaux (ICH) (Sion, Switzerland)
9h05 Comparative analysis of automated cell counts in oncological patients: Reliable results of point of care blood impedance measurements and pitfalls in MDS / AML
Dr. Sabine Blum
Associate Doctor, Hematology dept. | CHUV (Lausanne, Switzerland)
9h30 Improving diagnostic for infectious diseases in low and middle income countries: from R&D to access via validation
Dr. Kavi Ramjeet
Technology Scouting Lead | FIND, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (Geneva, Switzerland)
9h55 Break


Product Innovation

Session Chair: Dr. Jakob Weber
Vice President Technology & Innovation | Bühlmann Laboratories AG (Schönenbuch, Switzerland)

10h00 Point of Care Tests for preeclampsia
Dr. Mathias Wipf
CEO and Co-Founder | MOMM Diagnostics (Zuerich, Switzerland)
10h25 Innovative diagnostics: sensor solutions for resource-limited settings
Dr. Samantha Paoletti
Business Development Manager | CSEM (Landquart, Switzerland)
10h50 A unique lateral-flow approach to detect SARS-CoV-2 neutralizing antibodies
Dr. Christian-Benedikt Gerhold
Head Corporate Research| Bühlmann Laboratories AG (Schönenbuch, CH)
11h15 Break


Keynote Speaker


11h20
The Future of Diagnostics in the Hand of Patients?
Dr. Matthias Essenpreis
CTO | Roche Diagnostics (Basel, Switzerland)
11h50 Lunch Break
12h40 Elevator Pitch for Posters


Enabling Researches & Technologies

Session Chair: Prof. Eric Kübler
FHNW (Muttenz, Switzerland)

13h00 Using blockchain technology for securing, accessing and verifying POC data
Dr. Eberhard Scheuer
Founder | Centiva Health (Zug, Switzerland)
13h25 Putting COVID testing into context: understanding user and community needs for meaningful POCT during the lockdown relaxation phase.
Dr. Adriano Taddeo
Senior Research Associate | HES-SO Valais/Wallis (Sion, Switzerland)
13h50 Exhalomics & laser spectroscopy
Dr. Lukas Emmenegger
Head of Department | EMPA (Dübendorf, Switzerland)
14h15 Break


Satellite Event: Regulatory Challenges

Session Chair: Prof. Didier Maillefer
Professor | HEIG-VD (Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland)

14h30 Overview of the regulatory requirements related to the In Vitro Diagnostic Regulatory transition
Dr. Silvia Anghel
Senior Associate | medidee (Lausanne, Switzerland)
14h55 Clinical evidence – key aspects to consider
Dr. Heike Möhlig-Zuttermeister
Technical Team Manager – IVD | BSI-NL (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
15h20 Standalone software and smartphone apps used for diagnostic purpose
Dr. Elena Lucano
Training Manager & Project Associate | medidee (Lausanne, Switzerland)
15h45 Challenges of the IVDR transition from an industry point of view
Dr. Claudia Solimeo Meneghisse
Regulatory Affairs Manager| Tecan (Männedorf, Switzerland)
16h15 Round Table discussion on Regulatory Challenges
16h45 Break


Keynote Speakers

17h00 Learn more about the award-winning technology of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020
Harnessing novel CRISPR systems for genome engineering, diagnostics, and human health
Dr. Jonathan S. Gootenberg & Dr. Omar O. Abudayyeh
Fellows at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and co-Founders of Sherlock Biosciences
17h45 Closing Remarks and Virtual Apéro

 

Latest update: 2020/10/07