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Welcome Reception

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Plenary Lecture 1 (Go to Top)

Chair: Prof. Sail Chun (University of Ulsan)

Title of Lecture

IBM Watson Health – Empowering Hero, Transforming Healthcare

Summary AI is considered to be one of the technologies to shape the next generation medical and healthcare industries. At IBM, we defined that AI as gAugmented Intelligenceh and positioned it as a technology to support various industry professionals who need to make use of a large amount of digital information, and it is contributing to many projects in various countries around the world. Today I would like to introduce concrete examples and look forward to discussion with you.
Name of Speaker Toshifumi Mizokami 
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Title Business Development Executive
Affiliation Industry Solutions & Business Development Watson Health Solutions, IBM Japan
Zip Code 103-8510
Country Japan
Address 19-21 Nihonbashi, Hakozaki-cho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
Phone +81-80-6706-1176 
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Plenary Lecture 2 (Go to Top)

Chair: Prof. Akira Suwabe
(Iwate Medical University)

Title of Lecture Tohoku Medical Megabank Project: Current Status and Future Directions
Summary Tohoku Medical Megabank Project, conducted by Tohoku University and Iwate Medical University, is a large-scale genomic cohort study in disaster-stricken areas of Miyagi and Iwate Prefectures. The purpose of the project is to help in improving community health and to create next-generation medical care systems through personalized medicine. This lecture will introduce the current status and future directions of the project.
Name of Speaker Makoto Sasaki
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Title Director, Iwate Tohoku Medical Mega Bank
Affiliation Iwate Tohoku Medial Megabank Organization, Iwate Medical University
Zip Code 028-3694
Country Japan
Address 2-1-1 Nishitokuta, Yahaba, Japan
Phone +81-19-651-5111
FAX +81-19-908-8021
email address masasaki@iwate-med.ac.jp

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Symposium 1 (Go to Top)

Symposium 1 Current Status of Laboratory Automation Systems
Chief Organizer Dr. Kyoko Takeda (St. Luke's International Hospital, Clinical Laboratory Director)
Co-chair Dr. Hwan Sub Lim (Seoul Medical Science Institute)
Symposium Title Current Status of Laboratory Automation Systems
Summary Progress in laboratory automation knows no boundaries. What is the ultimate laboratory automation? In this symposium, we would like to sort out the problems in the current laboratory automation and to propose the ideas how the ultimate laboratory automation should be for the next decades.
Title 1 Laboratory Automation: Important Considerations for Maximum Operational Value
Speaker 1 A/Professor Sunil Sethi
Affiliation 1 National University Hospital, Singapore
Title 2 Laboratory Automation Systems in Australia - A bridge over the next two decades -
Speaker 2 Mr. Graeme Carter
Affiliation 2 ACL, Australia
Title 3 Integrated Laboratory Automation System Improves Hospital Quality And Patient Safety Demonstrating Performance Of Our Hospital In Japan
Speaker 3 Yuki Odachi, Chizumi Fukazawa and Kyoko Takeda
Affiliation 3 St. Luke's International Hospital, Clinical Laboratory Department
Title 4 Laboratory Automation Systems in Korea - For improving clinical effectiveness and patient
Speaker 4 Prof. Yeo-Min Yun
Affiliation 4 Konkuk University School of Medicine and Medical Center
Title 5 Laboratory Automation Systems in China (tentative)
Speaker 5 Prof. Wei Cui
Affiliation 5 Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences Tumor Hospital

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Symposium 2 (Go to Top)

Symposium 2 Application of MS on Laboratory Medicine - Recent Advances in Microbiological Testing -
Chief Organizer Prof. Katsunori Yanagihara (Nagasaki University)
Co-chair Prof. Junghan Song (Seoul National University)
Symposium Title Application of MS on Laboratory Medicine - Recent Advances in Microbiological Testing -
Summary Application of mass spectrometry (MS) on laboratory medicine is now in progress. In this symposium, the future aspects of MS in laboratory medicine, mainly in automated microbiological testing, will be discussed mainly in the microbiological test field.
Title 1 Recent and future development of mass spectrometry for diagnosis of infectious diseases
Speaker 1 Prof. Ken Kikuchi
Affiliation 1 Department of Infectious Diseases, Tokyo Womenfs Medical University, Japan
Title 2 Microbiology Automation: Using Technology to Increase Productivity, Decrease Turnaround Time, and Improve Patient Care
Speaker 2 Ms. Terri Riddle
Affiliation 2 Beckman Coulter Microbiology - Global Marketing
Title 3 Clinical Application of Mass Spectrometry for Microbial Identification
Speaker 3 Prof. Jeong-Hwan Shin
Affiliation 3 Inje University
Title 4 Powering Comprehensive Multiparameter Protein Analysis by using CyTOF® Mass Cytometry
Speaker 4 Sebastian Rodriguez, DVM, PhD
Affiliation 4 Fluidigm K.K., Application Scientist
Title 5 Optimize Medical Treatment by Verigene System, Multiplex Molecular Test
Speaker 5 Dr. Jennifer Dien Bard
Affiliation 5 Childrenfs Hospital Los Angeles, Director of the Clinical Microbiology and Virology Laboratory
Attending Physician, Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology, Keck School of Medicine of USC

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Symposium 3 (Go to Top)

Symposium 3 What do AI and IoT bring us?
Chief Organizer Prof. Hyosoon Park (Sungkyunkwan University)
Co-chair Prof. Yukio Ozaki (Fuefuki Central Hospital, Director)
Symposium Title What Do AI and IoT Bring Us?
Summary Artificial intelligence (AI) as well as internet of things (IoT) is now being applicated on laboratory medicine. In this symposium, what big data analysis brings laboratory medicine and how AI or IoT change laboratory medicine will be discussed.
Title 1 How do Big Data Change Laboratory Medicine? Our Approach Using the Automated Hematology Analyzer
Speaker 1 Dr. Akiko Masuda
Affiliation 1 Mitsui Memorial Hospital
Title 2 Changes in Laboratory Management by IOT (tentative)
Speaker 2 Prof. Jiang
Affiliation 2 West China Second University Hospital
Title 3 AI-guided Precision Medicine Approach to Blood Cancers
Speaker 3 Prof. Arinobu Tojyo
Affiliation 3 Division of Molecular Therapy, The Institute of Medical Science, The University of Tokyo
Title 4 Enhancement in Laboratory Management Assisted by Cloud Services
Speaker 4 Ms. Hitomi Miura
Affiliation 4 Department of Clinical Laboratory, Tokyo Women's Medical University Hospital

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Symposium 4 (Go to Top)

Symposium 4 Laboratory automation in molecular genetic testing and its assurance
Chief Organizer Prof. Masato Maekawa (Hamamatsu University School of Medicine)
Co-chair Prof. Young Kyung Lee (Hallym University)
Symposium Title Laboratory Automation in Molecular Genetic Testing and Its Assurance
Summary Progress in molecular genetic testing automation is remarkable. In this symposium, the most up-to-date technologies on molecular genetic testing will be reviewed and how it changes laboratory medicine will be discussed. In addition, standardization of molecular genetic testing will be discussed to assure the quality of genetic testing.
Title 1 Current Status in Genetic Testing using NGS
Speaker 1 Prof. Woochang Lee
Affiliation 1 University of Ulsan
Title 2 Progress of Automation of Molecular Testing and Quality Control
Speaker 2 Mah Sam Yew
Affiliation 2 Roche Diagnostics Asia Pacific Pte Ltd, Singapore
Title 3 gPleSSisionh; a pathologist edited multigene genomic test promotes cancer precision medicine.
Speaker 3 Prof. Hiroshi Nishihara
Affiliation 3 Keio Cancer Center, Genomics Unit, Keio University School of Medicine, Japan
Title 4 International Efforts for Quality Assurance in Molecular-Genetic Testing
Speaker 4 Prof. Hayato Miyachi
Affiliation 4 Department of Laboratory Medicine, Tokai University School of Medicine, Japan

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Symposium 5 (Go to Top)

Symposium 5 What does ultimate laboratory automation bring us? 
Chief Organizer Prof. Won-Ki Min (University of Ulsan)
Co-chair Prof. Teturo Sugiura (Tosa Municipal Hospital, Honorary Director)
Symposium Title What Does Ultimate Laboratory Automation Bring Us? 
Summary If the ultimate laboratory automation is realized, what do we do as the medical staffs concerning laboratory medicine? How do we play our roles in the medical practice? In this symposium, we would like to discuss how to survive as the experts on laboratory medicine, even though the ultimate laboratory automation is realized. 
Title Connecting the Laboratory to the Whole Healthcare Team
Key Note Speaker Dr. Patricia M Jones
Affiliation Department of Pathology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Title 1 Progress in Laboratory Automation in the University Hospital
Speaker 1 Prof. Yoshihisa Matsumura
Affiliation 1 Kochi University, Japan
Title 2 Progress in Laboratory Automation in the Large-Scale Registered Clinical Laboratory
Speaker 2 Mr. Tsuyoshi Tatsuno
Affiliation 2 SRL Inc., Japan
Title 3 Automatic Tube Selecting and Labeling System as a Pre-Processing Step of TLA
Affiliation 3 Banphaeo Hospital, Thailand

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Luncheon (Go to Top)

Luncheon 1 Sponsored by A&T
Chair Prof. Teruto Hashiguchi (Kagoshima University, Japan)
Title 1 Experimental fusion of different versions of the total laboratory automation system and improvement of laboratory turnaround time
Speaker 1 Prof. Hee-Jung Chung, MD
Affiliation 1 Department of Laboratory Medicine, National Cancer Center, Goyang, South Korea
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Luncheon 2 Sponsored by Technomedica
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Chair Prof. Hirotaka Matsui (Kumamoto University, Japan)
Title 1 Not decided
Speaker 1 Mr. Shigeyuki Morikawa
Affiliation 1 Techno Medica Co., Ltd
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