WORKSHOP PROGRAM

13 May, 2024

Time Information
9:00 Opening of the Workshop
9:00 - 9:20 Welcome addresses: Evaldas Naujalis (EURACHEM-Lithuania); Isabelle Vercruysse (EURACHEM Chair)
9:20 - 12:00

Session 1: Equipment, Software and Method Validation

Session Chair – Eugenia Eftimie Totu

9:20 - 9:50 1.1 The Background to Equipment and System Qualification and the Practical Implications.
Ernst Halder (EURACHEM Analytical Equipment and System Qualification Working Group Chair; EURACHEM-Switzerland)
9:50 - 10:20 1.2 Method validation – how much do I need to do? Incorporating the concept of risk assessment.
Helen Cantwell and Pieter Dehouck (EURACHEM Method Validation Working Group)
10:20 - 11:30 Contributed talks and Panel discussion
11:30 - 12:00 Poster Session
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 16:30

Session 2: Metrological Traceability and Uncertainty Evaluation

Session Chair – Evaldas Naujalis

13:00 - 13:30 2.1- NORDTEST Approach for the Evaluation of the Measurement Uncertainty. Using of MUkit
Software, Teemu Näykki (SYKE, EURAMET TC-MC Chair)
13:30 - 14:00 2.2 Uncertainty of qualitative analysis: Applications for routine laboratories. Ricardo
Bettencourt da Silva (EURACHEM Qualitative Analysis Working Group Chair, CITAC Vice-Chair)
14:00 - 14:30 Presentation 2.3 Evaluation of Uncertainty in Microbiological Analysis Applied to Medicines.
Felipe Rebello Lourenço (Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of São Paulo)
14:30 - 15:00 Contributed talks
15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break and networking
15:30 - 16:30 Contributed talks and Panel discussion
16:30 - 17:00 Poster Session
17:00 Workshop Reception

14 May, 2024

Time Information
9:00 Opening of the Day 2
9:00 - 9:10 Welcome address: Evaldas Naujalis (EURACHEM-Lithuania)
9:10 - 12:00

Session 3: Internal Quality Control (IQC)

Session Chair – Vicki Barwick

9:10 - 9:40 3.1 Internal Quality Control – Nordtest TR569. Bertil Magnusson (Trollboken, Sweden; Co-Author of Nordtest guides)
9:40 - 10:10 3.2 Identification and control of nonconformities for IQC in the laboratories
10:10 - 11:30 Contributed talks and Panel discussion
11:30 - 12:00 Poster Session
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 16:00

Session 4: Proficiency Testing (PT) / External Quality Assessment (EQA)

Session Chair – Ernst Halder

13:00 - 13:30 4.1 Current Practice and Future Directions in Proficiency Testing – a reflection on discussions at the 10th EURACHEM PT Workshop. Brian Brookman (EURACHEM PT Working Group Chair)
13:30 - 14:00 4.2 Risk Analysis Approach for PT Participation
14:00 - 14:30 Contributed talks and Panel discussion
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break and networking
15:00 - 16:00 Contributed talks and Panel discussion
16:00 End of the Workshop