2nd International Laboratory Technology Conference & Exhibition (LABTECH 2011) (LABTECH2011)

Venue: Gulf International Convention Center

Location: Manama, Bahrain

Event Date/Time: Oct 08, 2011 End Date/Time: Oct 12, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 31, 2011
Paper Submission Date: May 31, 2011
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Introduction:

The Saudi Arabian International Chemical Sciences Chapter of the American Chemical Society and the Bahrain Society of Chemists are pleased to announce the 2nd International Laboratory Technology Conference & Exhibition (LABTECH 2011). The conference will be held at the Gulf International Convention Center, Gulf Hotel, Manama, the Kingdom of Bahrain from October 8-12, 2011.
The conference will be held under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza, Minister of Oil and Gas Affair and Chairman of the National Oil and Gas Authority in the Kingdom of Bahrain. The theme of this Conference and the Exhibition is “Advanced Technology Solutions for Laboratory Management”. The conference will bring together regional, national and international experts in all aspects of laboratory operations, including new techniques, work force development, quality, health, safety and environment management. The conference aims to offer a floor for all delegates to interact with experts in laboratories operations that support oil & gas, petrochemical, and water industries. The conference provides an opportunity for participants to meet with scientists, engineers, academicians and technologists from all over the world.
Panel Discussion:
The conference is also organizing a platform for panel discussions under the title, “New Horizons Towards Laboratory Automation and Quality Assurance”. This discussion will touch the most pressing issues facing the laboratory management and adopting a structured approach towards solving the increasingly complex product quality issues faced by refiners today. Discussions will also include redefining the standards that can help a laboratory to improve its performance and new areas for future collaboration and technology transfer. An exhibition will also be held alongside the conference that will involve leading companies showcasing the latest state-of-the-art instruments being used in modern laboraties.

Online abstract submission will open from October 18, 2010. Submit not more than One Page (A4) size abstract under relevant topics. Visit our website for detailed information: www.lab-tech.info
LABTECH Topics of interest are (but not limited to):
• Refined & Petrochemical Products Testing Challenges
• Quality Systems for Industrial Labs
• Lab Safety Management
• Managing the Modern Laboratory
• On-Line Analyzers for Petroleum & Environmental Applications
• New Development in Advanced Instruments
• Recent Advances in Environmental Monitoring
• Latest Developments in Renewable Energy Sources
• Contamination of Hydrocarbon Fuels & Applied Techniques in Source Identification


The LABTECH2011 will conduct short courses at the beginning of the conference during October 8 and 9, 2011. The tentative list of short courses is given below:
1. Introduction to Laboratory Automation
2. Risk Assessment Process at Laboratories
3. Laboratory information Management System (LIMS)
4. Uncertainty of Measurement and Method Validation In Accordance With ISO 17025
Important Dates:
Call for abstract online: October 18, 2010
Closing date for abstract: January 31, 2011
Notification of Abstract acceptance: April 30, 2011
Extended abstract: May 31, 2011
Tentative Final Program: June 30, 2011
Power point presentation submission: August 15, 2011

For further information regarding technical program, please contact:
Dr. Mohammad Nahid Siddiqui,
Chair Technical Committee, LABTECH2011
mnahid@kfupm.edu.sa

Conference Chair
Dr. Meena Marafie
KISR,Kuwait

Mohamed Gharib
Conference Vice-Chair
Saudi Aramco, Jeddah

Venue

Gulf Hotel
Manama
Bahrain
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