08:45 – 09:15 Registration
09:15 – 12:00 Joint meeting with the Belgian Society of Geriatry
  Chairpersons : Prof. Dr. Etienne Cavalier and President BSGG
09:15 – 09:30 Opening: when Geriatry and laboratory medicine meet
Prof. Dr. Sophie Gillain, Department of Geriatry, CHU Liège
09:30 – 10:00 Osteoporosis in geriatric patients
Prof. Dr. Evelien Gielen, Department of Geriatry, University Hospital Leuven
10:00 – 10:30 Heart Failure in geriatric patients
Prof. Dr. Anne Catherine Pouleur, UCL Louvain
10:30 – 11:00 Coagulation and the geriatric patient
Pharm. Dr. Pieter De Kesel, Department of Laboratory Medicine, Ghent University Hospital
11:00 – 11:20 Coffee break
11:20 – 12:00 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
12:00 – 12:15 General Assembly of the RBSLM
12:15-14:00 Lunch and visit of the stands
14:00 – 16:10 Afternoon presentations
14:00 – 14:25 How labs deal with epidemics
Dr. Alin Derom, Vlaams Artsensyndicaat Afd. Antwerpen, Limburg en Vlaams-Brabant, President of the Clinical Biology Commission
14:25 – 14:50 Renal function in the geriatric patient
Prof. Pierre Delanaye, CHU Liège
14: 50 – 15:15 IVD regulations in Belgium: update and practical approach
Clin Biol. Nathalie De Vos, LHUB Brussel 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

All the sessions will be recorded and will be available on the Virtual Platform during 6 months, after the On-Site Meeting.

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