10:00 – 12:05 Joint meeting with the Belgian Society of Geriatry
  Chairpersons : Prof. Dr. Etienne Cavalier and Dr. Nicolas Berg
10:00 – 10:05 Welcome message from the RBSLM President
Prof. Dr. Etienne Cavalier, Head of Department of Clinical Chemistry, CHU Liège
10:05 – 10:25 Opening: when Geriatry and Laboratory Medicine meet
Prof. Dr. Sophie Gillain, Department of Geriatry, CHU Liège
10:25 – 10:55 Osteoporosis in geriatric patients
Prof. Dr. Evelien Gielen, Department of Geriatry, UZ Leuven
10:55 – 11:30 Heart Failure in geriatric patients
Prof. Dr. Anne Catherine Pouleur, Cliniques universitaires St Luc, UC Louvain
11:30 – 12:05 Coagulation and the geriatric patient
Pharm. Dr. Pieter De Kesel, Department of Laboratory Medicine, UZ Gent
13:00 – 16:10 Afternoon presentations
13:00 – 13:45 Diagnosis of neurodegenerative diseases: current tools and new trends in Laboratory Medicine
Prof. Vincent van Pesch, Department of Neurology, UCL and Pharm. Jean Louis Bayart, trainee in clinical biology
13:45 – 14:15 How labs deal with epidemics
Dr. Alin Derom, Vlaams Artsensyndicaat Afd. Antwerpen, Limburg en Vlaams-Brabant, President of the Clinical Biology Commission
14:15 – 14:45 Renal function in the geriatric patient
Prof. Dr. Pierre Delanaye, CHU Liège
14:45 – 15:15 IVD regulations in Belgium: update and practical approach
Clin Biol. Nathalie De Vos, LHUB Brussels and Prof. Dr. Pieter Vermeersch, Department of Laboratory Medicine, UZ Leuven
15:15 – 15:30 Best paper prize
15:30 – 15:40 Selected abstract 1
15:40 – 15:50 Selected abstract 2
15:50 – 16:00 Selected abstract 3
16:00 – 16:10 Selected abstract 4
16:10 Wrap up and end of the meeting

The 2020 RBSLM Annual Meeting has received the INAMI/RIZIV accreditation (4,5 Credit Points)

All the sessions will be recorded and will be available on the Virtual Platform during 6 months.