The 2019 Indian Ocean Rim Laboratory Haematology Congress Themes include: 

  • Morphology
  • Diagnosis of haematological malignancies
  • Standardisation in laboratory haematology testing
  • Innovations in haemostasis and thrombosis testing
  • Paediatric haematology
  • Haematology in the region
  • Patient blood management

Wednesday, 16 October 2019
17:00pm - 19:00pm Welcome Reception                                                    

Thursday, 17 October 2019
08:00am - 09:00am Registration
08:45am - 09:00am Welcome and Official Opening
09:00am - 10:30am Opening Plenary Session:
Health and Haematology in Our Region
10:30am - 11:00 Morning Tea
11:00am - 12:30pm Simultaneous
Standardisation of Haematology Testing
(Joint ICSH session)
Paediatric Haematology and Reference Ranges
12:30pm - 13:30pm Lunch
15:30pm - 17:00pm Simultaneous
Laboratory Haematology in the Region
Haemostasis: Guidelines and Management Issues
17:00pm - 18:00pm Posters and Wine
19:00pm - 20:30pm Congress Dinner

Friday, 18 October 2019
08:30am - 10:00am Plenary Session
Blood Transfusion Policy, Education and Practice
10:00am - 10:30am Morning Tea
10:30am - 12:00pm Simultaneous
Patient Blood Management: 
the Western Australian Experience
Morphology:  Traditional versus digital approaches
12:00pm - 13:00pm Lunch
13:00pm - 14:30pm Simultaneous
Red Cells and Malaria: Challenges and New Treatments
Leukaemia: Innovative Testing Approaches 
14:30pm - 15:00pm Afternoon Tea
15:00pm - 16:30pm Simultaneous
Haemostasis: Clinical and Laboratory Aspects
Myeloproliferative Neoplasms: Morphology and Prognosis
16:30pm - 17:15pm Closing Plenary Lecture

Saturday, 19 October 2019: Satellite (Separate Registration)
09:00am - 12:30pm Morphology Symposium - Focus on Myeloproliferative Neoplasms
(held at The University of Western Australia)



Our Sponsors