June 11th 2020



*Speakers and Topics subject to change

10:00 – Conference starts

10:05 – Chair Introduction

10:15 – Keynote Address

Speaker- David Wells, Head of Pathology COVID-19 Testing Cell at NHS England-Invited

10:30 – Role of Testing for Covid19

Speaker-Allan Wilson, President, Insitute of Biomedical Science

10:50 – Making testing mandatory

11:05 – Testing Methods-How an open platform can drive collaboration

Speaker- Doris-Ann Williams OBE, Chief Executive, BIVDA

11:25 – Using POCT in a patient pathway to reduce hospital admissions

Speaker- Simon Ward, Medical Devices Manager, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

11:40 – Audience Question and Answer session

12:10 – Meet the Solution Providers

Industry leaders and innovators will showcase their tests and ideas to combat Covid19, disease and infection prevention

  • Roche Diagnostics
    The new Elecsys Anti-SARS-CoV-2 serology test can support the detection of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 in patients who have been exposed to the virus which causes COVID-19
  • Quidel

12:40 – Poster session

Academia wishing to present their research on combatting disease and infections through diagnostics, submit here

13:00 – Making a collaborative approach to testing the norm

Speaker-Steve Bates OBE, Chief Executive, UK Bioindustry Association

13:15 -Closing address

Speaker- Lord Bethell, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Health and Social Care-Invited