An annual national conference on informatics NOTE: Support for both physical and virtual attendance. Venue hasn't been stated yet.
A biennial international trade fair for industrial electronics, industrial automation, and laboratory technology
An annual national trade show on laboratory and biotechnology
"The microbiome represents a novel and exciting therapeutic target, with a critical function in the maintenance of immune homeostasis, and a dysfunctional microbiome is linked to a diverse range of disease states. Moreover, accumulating data suggests that individual-to-individual microbiome heterogeneity can impact the efficacy of small-molecules and biologics. Additionally, Phase III clinical success has been reported with an oral microbiome-based therapy targeting C. difficile infection, further supporting continued microbiome R&D investment. As the role for the microbiome in health and disease is increasingly appreciated, understood, and commercialized, it’s critical to consider the microbiome in your preclinical research.
This webinar will discuss approaches and considerations that are applicable to both disease phenotype targeting and biologic/small molecule efficacy targeting strategies in preclinical microbiome research. Discussed approaches will include fecal microbial transplant, “bugs as drugs,” antibiotic pre-treatment paradigms, and how germ-free mice can be used to support a microbiome research program. We will provide examples of experimental systems designed to address proof-of-concept, mechanism of action, and efficacy questions. The webinar will conclude with a discussion of several microbiome-focused study designs and data sets."
"The Harvard Clinical Informatics Lecture Series (HCILS) provides a forum for clinicians and researchers at HMS and beyond to learn the field of clinical informatics. The series addresses core topics in clinical informatics as outlined by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education as well as cutting edge research being done nationally.
This series is designed to change the way clinicians approach clinical informatics problems and provide them with tools to create more successful intervention.
The seminar intends to provide attendees with the tools to:
* Apply Clinical Informatics principles to solve clinical and operational challenges
* Understand proven informatics tools and techniques
* Critically review informatics evidence
Sessions are held virtually (via Zoom) on Tuesdays 12–1pm. Check the DBMI Calendar for upcoming sessions and descriptions."
"The learning objectives for this webinar are:
* Understanding commutability
* Determining which type of processed samples may need to be evaluated for commutability
* Designing the commutability evaluation study, including acceptance criteria
* Running the study, then reviewing the results to see if data transformations are needed
* Analyzing the data and evaluating commutability"
A biennial trade fair for process and laboratory technology NOTE: Hall 7 at Expo Beaulieu Lausanne
Solicitation #: BID-RM-173147 "It is the intention of the to issue a Purchase Order / “NOA” for the procurement of ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY SERVICES. Items purchased under this contract will be delivered as directed by the Authority. The term of the Contract shall be for one (1) year with the option to extend for two (2) […]
"Molecular diagnostics leaders face persistent challenges in growing their laboratories’ market share.
Despite the complex nature of molecular diagnostics, ensuring the completion of tests and maximizing reimbursement of claims remain the best mechanisms for increasing revenue.
Several important dynamics can play crucial roles in overcoming these challenges, including increasing physician and patient communication at the time of order, facilitating patient access to diagnostics and timely adherence, proactively setting expectations related to patient financial obligations, and maximizing efficient claims reimbursement with an effective appeals strategy.
This new webinar, hosted by Dark Daily, will deliver practical approaches, process enhancements, and payer strategies essential to growing novel diagnostic market share through proactive, purposeful, and technologically enabled engagements with patients, physicians, and payers."
Date & Time – Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 1 pm ET
Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) and Machine Learning (“ML”) are creating a buzz in the Pharmacovigilance (“PV”) space because of their transformative potential to provide new and interesting insights, by processing big data in a timely, accurate, and cost-efficient manner, promises to enable product innovations to better protect patients and the world. There are many areas where AI offers significant improvement to help reduce errors, gain efficiencies, and better enable employees to focus on key data points.
"The increased complexities of high-throughput workflows within the lab can increase demands on researchers. As your lab’s needs expand, automation may be the solution for time-consuming manual processes. From increased walk-away time and throughput, to reduced human error and improved lab safety, automation can keep routine work on track so that scientists can focus on more critical assay development challenges. Building an automation workcell for your lab can consist of different components, with each component offering its own advantage to the lab. In this webinar, we will provide information to highlight how automation can help researchers move from time-consuming processes to efficient workflows."
Solicitation #: 129 2300000015 "The purpose of this RFP is to procure services for a microbiological consultant for on-site regional office laboratories. The Division of Water’s (DOW) Morehead Regional Office has started a microbiological laboratory to fill the void left by the closure of the microbiological laboratory at Morehead State University. In order to meet […]
Keep the date! Talks to be announced! venue to be confirmed but we'll work out somewhere. Is ticketing is required, the event will still be free but use EventBrite. Approximate schedule: 6:30: doors open 6:45: chitchat, announcements 7:00: talk starts 7:45: talk ends, adjourn to pub
An annual European conference on information architecture and informatics NOTE: As of May 2022, the venue in Merseille, France hasn't been announced.
Solicitation #: 2626-23 "The purpose of this bid invitation is to establish a contract for Asbestos/Lead Based Paint/Hazardous Material Abatement & Services to the State of New Hampshire with services indicated in the SCOPE OF SERVICES and OFFER sections of this bid invitation, in accordance with the requirements of this bid invitation and any resulting […]
Solicitation #: 22-023-270 "The State Water Resources Control Board, (Water Board) is soliciting proposals from firms that are able to provide cyanobacteria and algae laboratory analysis for the Freshwater Harmful Algal Bloom (FHAB) Program. Proposers must have the capabilities and qualifications to perform all of the services described in the RFP section entitled, 'Scope of […]
Solicitation #: W911SRLIMS The Army's "Joint Product Manager, Chemical Detection and Mobile Analytics (JPdM CDMA), Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD is conducting a market research to identify LIMS software to support various laboratory functions to include logistics (supports consumable tracking and purchase), electronic notebook functions, data management, and reporting." Due date: 30 September 2022, 5:00 p.m. […]
An annual LabWare customer education conference for the Latin American region
Solicitation #: 23-09-1268 "The Brazos River Authority will receive competitive sealed proposals, RFP No. 23-09-1268 until 10:00 AM, October 3, 2022, for Laboratory Services for Cyanobacterial Toxin Identification and Quantification and Algal Identification and Enumeration. Proposals will be opened and publicly read aloud. Documents may be downloaded from the Brazos River Authority website, www.brazos.org. Any […]
Solicitation #: RFB 2002 202200000000579 The City of Cleveland, OH is seeking bids for water quality analyses. "Vendor MUST be certified by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for the analysis of volatile organic contaminants, synthetic organic contaminants, total trihalomethanes, and haloacetic acids in drinking water and copies of their Ohio EPA Certificates MUST be submitted […]
Collaborative approaches can help develop the quality and efficiency of the clinical microbiology laboratory with the goal of improving patient outcomes. The webinar will utilize real world examples to demonstrate collaborative strategies. It will also discuss how to capture data on impact of these efforts and the importance of this approach in demonstrating the value of the laboratory.
"This webinar will provide a review of the 2021 – 2022 respiratory virus season and will highlight our surveillance strategies and challenges for 2022-2023, based on our expectations, for the upcoming respiratory virus season.
Additional topics that will be discussed include a background in influenza and influenza surveillance, updates on the influenza vaccine strain components, new vaccine technologies for influenza vaccines in the future (mRNA vaccines, etc.), updates on influenza transmission globally, SARS-CoV-2 updates including continued WGS for strain surveillance, and updates on other respiratory virus activity and surveillance programs.
A certificate of participation will be granted to each participant based on 1.0 contact hours of instruction toward credit."
"Today’s law enforcement organizations need more than a LIMS. Historically, Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) were designed for testing labs. A conventional LIMS, for example, could be utilized to test water samples or raw materials in a manufacturing process. Forensic organizations require a case-focused system that encompasses the full evidentiary life cycle. For example, in the market, there are stand-alone quality management systems. A better approach is to employ a system that incorporates quality features to support compliance with ISO17025 and other regulatory bodies."
"As an attendee, you will learn more about:
* Why you need a forensic information management system versus a generic LIMS
* What functions should you expect in a forensic information management system
* How can you be confident the underlying technology is rigorous enough to support your operation for years to come"
An annual international exhibition of medical, laboratory, pharmaceutical, dental, and veterinary equipment, instruments, and services
"The practice of medicine is changing rapidly to include the introduction of automated and algorithmic solutions to clinical and operational challenges. These approaches represent a dramatic improvement over manual paper-based healthcare practices.
In this webinar, Dr. Daniel Holmes will provide examples of data analytics applications in laboratory medicine to demonstrate how laboratory data can be leveraged to improve healthcare delivery and operations. Exploration of data analytic tools, including select applications of machine learning, will be covered to illustrate how they can be utilized to automate manual laboratory processes, develop new quality monitoring and assurance tools, and support clinical/operational decisions. Dr. Holmes will demonstrate how the analysis of laboratory data yields information that is necessary for the evidence-based planning and decision making in the health care system."
Solicitation #: IFB 23-05 "The Central Purchasing Office of the City of Annapolis is accepting sealed bids for sample collection and lab analysis services ... The scope of work includes, but is not limited, monitoring, collecting samples, transporting, analyzing and reporting various types of samples at various locations throughout the city ... Bid packages may […]
"Higher education and public research institutions in Europe have encountered a o low interest of women for advanced studies or an academic career in Computer Science (CS). CS is a field intertwined with multiple dimensions of society, including the economic dimension and it has a reputation, corroborated by many studies over the years, of being a field in which men have been the makers of history. We try to identify which are the most important challenges that women perceive as threats and obstacles in their academic path in Informatics, and how can we build solutions to overcome them. We argue that only continuous and corroborated effort can have an impact on current status."
An annual German forum on laboratory informatics NOTE: Venue still to be announced as of January 2022.
Solicitation #: W912DW22Q0049 "This is a non-personnel services requirement to provide laboratory analytical services and related efforts in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Northwestern Division, Seattle District (CENWS) for the chemical analysis of heavy metal, ozone, volatile organic compounds, asbestos and other industrial hygiene air, bulk, tape and wipe samples. The […]
" technologies are being rapidly developed. However, clinical adoption of these technologies has been relatively slow. In this webinar, we bring together leaders from a broad range of specialties to discuss similarities and differences in the standards, requirements, and concerns with bringing AI into their respective practices. The goal is to formulate some consensus on best practices by looking at the problem from a '10,000 foot view.'"
"Pharmacogenomics (PGx) has immense potential in the routine clinical testing space. However, there are many considerations to PGx adoption and scalability within the laboratory. Clinical laboratory leaders are unaware of their laboratory’s readiness, the stages of PGx implementation maturity, and the strategic steps they should take to expand into PGx.
In this Dark Daily webinar with live Q&A, Jeff Shaman, PhD, MS, Chief Science Officer of Coriell Life Sciences will discuss why pharmacogenomics matters and how the COVID health crisis has created unprecedented capacity and acceptance for PGx in laboratory testing.
Up-and-coming and seasoned lab leaders will learn how laboratory technology, science, implementation models, and economic proof points have all achieved deployable maturity for PGx labs. Most importantly, we will define the stages of PGx laboratory implementation maturity and key success points for expanding your laboratory’s PGx testing capacity."
Solicitation #: 2023-003 "The purpose of this RFP is to procure a Forensic DNA Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) software solution for the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office (TCME) Crime Laboratory. The RFP contains descriptive information about DNA LIMS functionality required by the Crime TCME Lab. Bidders must be familiar with forensic accreditation requirements: July […]
An annual international trade fair for medical instruments and equipment
Solicitation #: HHS0012294 "The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is an agency within the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) system. The Procurement and Contracting Services (PCS) division of HHSC administers solicitations for HHS. HHSC PCS is seeking competitive bids to establish Contract(s) for after-hours laboratory services for immediate-basis (STAT) services during regular […]
Solicitation #: ITB-02432 "The purpose of this Invitation to Bid (ITB) is for the State of Florida, Department of Health (Department) to obtain competitive prices for a cannabis-specific Laboratory Information System (LIMS) to support medical marijuana testing, including user licenses and for Provider to perform software configuration and support, instrumentation integration with the LIMS, and […]
Solicitation #: 40500-DPH0000207 "Pursuant to the State Purchasing Act (Official Code of Georgia Annotated §§50-5-50 et seq.), this electronic Request for Proposals (eRFP) is being issued to establish a contract with a qualified supplier who will provide a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) to the Georgia Department of Public Health (hereinafter, the State Entity) as […]
An annual regional trade fair for instrumental analytics, laboratory technology, laboratory chemicals, and biotechnology
An annual international laboratory exhibition and congress
"Cybersecurity isn't just about protecting patient data anymore. Privacy protections and keeping PHI off the dark web are still priorities, of course – but now the stakes are much higher. A crippling cyberattack could take a hospital offline for days, weeks or even months. Delays and disruptions of care pose serious risks to patient safety.
How to protect against such a severe scenario? How to develop risk mitigation strategies, how to build resiliency, how to respond to an attack effectively and recover as quickly as possible? It takes careful planning and a multi-layered approach to both prevention and response."
Solicitation #: IFB 22-F04 (FJ) "The City of Phoenix invites sealed offers for Medical Laboratory Testing Services for a five-year period commencing on or about December 1, 2022." Due date: 19 October 2022, 2:00 p.m. MDT
Solicitation #: RFA 58818005-06 FY23 "The purpose of this RFA is to provide guidance for current contractors to submit continuation applications to the Iowa Department of Public Health (referred to as Department) to renew service provisions as described by and within the project period established by the RFP #58818005. Services covered by this application include […]
"Many laboratories around the world have adopted expanded diagnostic testing capabilities to address the coronavirus pandemic and are now seeking ways to expand testing with additional workflows for infectious disease syndromic panels, pharmacogenomic analysis, oncology testing, and more.
Historically, developing a molecular test within a clinical laboratory has been perceived as a complicated and laborious process. In this webinar, we aim to dispel common misconceptions of in-house devices (IHD*) (also known as in-house test or in-house assay (IHA)) by providing a comprehensive overview of what it takes for a clinical laboratory to establish an in-house assay (IHA) in their laboratory."
An annual conference on medical informatics and technology NOTE: As of January 2022, the venue has yet to be announced. Online option also available.
An annual health informatics conference for the National Association of Health Data Organizations (NAHDO) NOTE: Will be held online. Confirm time zone for start time.
Solicitation #: P22155771008 "The City of Sacramento, Department of Public Works, Recycling and Solid Waste Division, is soliciting proposals to provide landfill groundwater, soil and vapor analyses services in compliance with California Code of Regulations (CCR) Title 27. The laboratory is to provide complete analytical services for groundwater, leachate, landfill gas, and soil samples taken […]
An annual health informatics conference for Health Information Management Association Australia (HIMAA)
Wednesday, October 26th at 2:00 p.m. EDT
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are rapidly entering an organization’s day-to-day operations, and data efforts are in full force at nearly all levels of an organization. Knowing and understanding the fundamentals will help ensure these changes and efforts not only have meaning but also allow for value to be gained in laying the foundation for AI/ML opportunities.
In one hour, learn the fundamentals of AI/ML and approaches to establishing an agile architecture that allows you to begin taking advantage of AI/ML opportunities in your organization. Join in exploring the language of AI/ML, the infrastructure components, and how you start to shift toward an agile data-enabled organization. This is both a technical and strategic presentation.
Solicitation #: C5610642-D "The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR), hereafter referred to as the State, is inviting responses to this Invitation For Bid (IFB) entitled Construction Field and Laboratory Testing and Inspection Services for Southern Region." "The services requested by the Regional Manager (RM) or designated representative, shall be provided for construction projects […]
"During this 'Stump the Expert' session, we will be prepared to hear from those within the scientific community about their questions, opinions, fears, and perceived risks on ductless fume hood technology. Those attending the session will be able to ask the expert any questions regarding the efficacy and performance of ductless filtering fume hoods. Learn the facts about ductless fume hood technology, the steps taken during consultation and installation to mitigate risks, and a checklist of what you should ask when shopping for these systems. In addition, there will be a live presentation on how to reduce exposure risks by holistically improving the labs' air quality through various filtration solutions."
Solicitation #: RFB-MED-1648416 "Furnish all necessary labor, facilities, equipment, personnel and appurtenances required to provide Forensic Toxicology Analysis Services as specified for the City and County of Honolulu Department of the Medical Examiner." Due date: 26 October 2022, 2:00 p.m. local Honolulu
Solicitation #: 22RFP058A-CJC "The Fulton County Public Works Department has been delivering safe and dependable water supply to the residents and businesses within Fulton County. Currently, the Fulton County Environmental Laboratory serves a population of over 500,000. The Fulton County Laboratory staff performs extensive testing and assessments in the areas of drinking water, industrial monitoring, […]
Solicitation #: BPM029218 "The Maryland Department of State Police is issuing this Request for Proposals (RFP) in order to procure, install and obtain technical support for a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) for the Department." "The purpose of this solicitation is to procure a state-of-the-art commercially available COTS application to replace MDSP’s current LIMS. Integration […]
"The need for standardization and automation are critical drivers of innovation in cell therapy manufacturing. Implementation of an automated, closed workflow minimizes open processes and manual touchpoints, increases reproducibility, and improves traceability. This has the potential to reduce manufacturing failures and lower the cost of goods sold (COGS), thereby facilitating increased patient access. In this webinar, industry experts will discuss various approaches to current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) manufacturing of gene-modified cell therapies at industrial scale."
"Laboratories today are trying to do more with less and are working in an ever-increasingly complex environment. At the same time, AI is growing at an exponential rate and making incredible impacts on society at large. It has become clear that AI is at an inflection point in the laboratory and is going to improve the scientific process over the next couple of years. Are you ready to benefit from AI? Do you feel prepared to leverage AI to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of your lab?"