Workshops

10th Eurachem Workshop on Proficiency Testing in Analytical Chemistry, Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine

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Overview

Eurachem, in cooperation with CITAC and EQALM, invites members of the international analytical community to their 10th Workshop on Proficiency Testing in Analytical Chemistry, Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine.

Originally scheduled for October 2020, the 10th PT Workshop has been rescheduled to 27-30 September 2021.

Eurachem PT 2020 will include informative training courses, lectures, short communications, poster sessions and working group discussions. The technical sessions will include invited lectures, selected short communications and poster presentations

Workshop information

Date: 27-30 September 2021
Venue: De Vere Beaumont hotel, Windsor, UK
Website: https://eurachem-pt2020.org/
Information Workshop announcement (issued May 2020)

Scientific Programme

Day 1 - Training events

 Morning (08:30-13:00) Afternoon (14:00-18:30)
Basic Statistics Basic Statistics
PT Scheme Design PT Scheme Design
Further Statistics Further Statistics
Test Item QC Testing Test Item QC Testing

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Day 2 - Technical programme

  • Registration
  • Welcome Address
  • Revision of ISO/IEC 17043
  • Guidance on different methods for setting the Standard Deviation for Proficiency Assessment
  • Posters & Coffee Break
  • Collusion or falsification of results in PT – why does it happen and how can it be prevented
  • Short Presentations
  • Lunch
  • Working Groups
  • Posters & Coffee Break
  • Feedback from Working Groups

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Day 3 - Technical programme

  • Comparisons of Synthetic vs Real PT Items
  • Emerging Trends in PT
  • Posters & Coffee Break
  • Risk Analysis Approach for PT Participation
  • Short Presentation
  • Short Presentation
  • Lunch
  • Working Groups
  • Posters & Coffee Break
  • Feedback from Working Groups

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Day 4 (09:00 - 12:00) - Technical programme

  • Short Presentations (09:15 - 10:15)
  • Posters & Coffee Break
  • Short Presentations (11:00 - 12:00)
  • Closing of Workshop (12:00)

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