LABORATORY CONFERENCE IN KENYA (LABORATEX 2009)

Venue: Laico Regency

Location: Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

Event Date/Time: Mar 30, 2009 End Date/Time: Mar 31, 2009
Registration Date: Mar 30, 2009
Early Registration Date: Feb 20, 2009
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Description

In tandem with the developing and more critical nature of Kenya's consumer society, Laboratories will be expected to sustain best practice in analysis and testing to world standards. The conference aim to provide a forum in which laboratories, stake holders, suppliers et all can showcase the efforts being made to achieve world class standards and to identify action plans for standardization throughout the East African Community. The conference will be at Laico Regency, 30th and 31st March 2009

Theme for the conference is:

"Enhancing Consumer Confidence Through Laboratory Best Practice".

Sharing Information to Raise Laboratory Standards in East Africa

This events is held in collaboration between In-Sync (the event organiser) and Quality Plus a registered quality management training and consultancy firm whose aim is to add value to clients business by assisting them implement systems to enhance performance.

As a laboratory professional, you’re facing new challenges and more responsibilities every day. As you rise to these challenges, you need a professional partner and a powerful support system. We’re here to help and empower you—with educational programs, networking opportunities, and resources that can help you maximize your potential as a laboratory leader.

1. Objective

The objective of the conference is:
“In tandem with the developing and more critical nature of Kenya’s consumer society, laboratories will be expected to sustain best practice in analysis and testing to world standards.

With this in mind Quality Plus in association with In-Sync have agreed to provide a forum in which laboratories, stakeholders, suppliers et al can showcase the efforts being made to achieve world class standards and to identify action plans for standardisation throughout the East African Community.”

2. Who is the conference aimed at?

The Conference will have several key audiences:

· Owners and Managers of laboratories.

· Food and Dairy Technicians,

· Healthcare employees especially those involved with laboratories and testing

· Representatives of Food Processing Organisations

· Members of East African Standards Bureaux

· Product Identification Technology Suppliers

· Media Representatives

· Consultants to the Food Industry

· Industrialists requiring accurate lab testing

· Consultants to the Healthcare industry

· Suppliers to the laboratory industry

· Traceability System organisations for the fresh produce and dairy industry



3. Evaluation and Outputs

There will be several outputs from the event:

• Increased knowledge among technical managers and ICT managers in the East African fresh produce/perishable foods/ dairy sectors of the latest international trends and standards in laboratory technology.

· Increased awareness amongst the industrial testing laboratories of the latest trends and standards.

• Increased awareness among laboratory personnel about the vital role technology has to play in their traceability of samples – and the range of technologies and systems available.

• Informed media coverage that will help build a profile for the issues under

discussion.

• Brokering of relationships between suppliers and users of laboratory systems for the fresh produce/perishable foods sector.

· Developing action plans for development of East African Laboratory practice to achieve better practice.



Should you have a topic that you feel it should be addressed in the forum, kindly send in your suggestion to eunicew@in-sync.co.ke; I hope that your organisation shall be able to join us as we make this event successful. With your suggestions and outcome of this conference, we hope to make this an Annual Event.

Venue

Nairobi
Nairobi
Nairobi
Kenya
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Additional Information

Charges: Delegate registration fee for the conference is Ksh.25,000/=