9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Enabling Point-of-Care Diagnostics
The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, DC
1150 22nd Street, NW
Washington, DC
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Schedule of Presentations:

Tuesday, August 19, 2008
12:30:00 Registration
13:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Jack A. Reynolds,, Sasha Latypova, Judith K Marquis, Joanna F Haas, Ernie Bush, Steven Buchsbaum
13:40:00 Technical Hurdles Facing Homeland Security Bio-Countermeasures Development Featured Presentation Keith B. Ward
14:15:00 NIAID Biodefense Diagnostic Program: Filling the Technology Research Gaps Maria Y. Giovanni
14:50:00 Leveraging Cell Phone Technology to Make Point-of-Care Diagnostics Accessible in the Developing World Boris Nikolic
15:20:00 Refreshment Break, Exhibit and Poster Viewing
16:00:00 Expert Panel: REGULATORY GUIDANCE AND REIMBURSEMENT ISSUES Thomas Gustafson, Paul Radensky, Steven I. Gutman, Kathleen Claessens
17:00:00 Close of Day
Wednesday, August 20, 2008
08:00:00 Morning Coffee
08:30:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Brenda J. Korte
08:40:00 Developing Diagnostics for Global Health Applications Roger Peck
09:10:00 Rapid Multipathogen Detection for POCT and National Disaster Readiness Richard F. Louie
09:40:00 POC for Neurologic Emergencies, Diseases and Disorders Fred R. Beyette Jr.
10:10:00 Coffee Break, Exhibit and Poster Viewing
10:45:00 Progress of a Center for Development of Point-of-Care Tests for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Charlotte A. Gaydos
11:15:00 PANEL DISCUSSION WITH SPEAKERS:
11:45:00 Luncheon Presentation (Sponsorship Available) or Lunch on Your Own
13:00:00 Chairperson’s Remarks Valerie Ng
13:40:00 Wish list for POC tests Diana R. DeHoyos
14:10:00 Chairperson’s Remarks James H. Nichols
14:20:00 Cardiac Markers: To Point-of-Care or Core Laboratory, That is the Question! James H. Nichols
14:40:00 TBA
15:10:00 Refreshment Break, Exhibit and Poster Viewing
15:40:00 Chairperson’s Remarks
15:45:00 The BioSeeq®-Vet PCR System: Portable PCR, Automated Sample Preparation, and Highly Multiplexed LATE-PCR for Avian Flu Detection
16:05:00 Catching Bird Flu in a Droplet Jürgen Pipper
16:25:00 Spotlight Presentation (Sponsorship Available)
16:45:00 Rapid Nucleic Acid Diagnostics for the Detection of Infectious Disease Andrew Miller
17:05:00 PANEL DISCUSSION James H. Nichols, Diana R. DeHoyos, Linda McAllister
18:00:00 Close of Conference
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