BASIC WORKSHOP - Accreditation for beginners, how to implement ISO 15189


From 23 Feb 2012
Until 24 Feb 2012


A. Sevim Büyükdevrim Kütüphanesi (A. Sevim Büyükdevrim Library),
Institute for Experimental Medical Research (DETAE)
Istanbul University
34093 Vakif Gureba Cad, Çapa İstanbul


EuroGentest2 coordination team Leuven:



Compare and share experiences of implementing and working with quality systems. Examine cases of concrete situations related to quality processes like non-conformities, reporting and training.

The specific objectives are to compare and share experiences of implementing and working with quality systems and to examine cases of concrete situations related to quality processes that may arise in laboratories, like non-conformities, reporting, training etc. Furthermore the common deficiencies in a quality management system and the ways to proceed for accreditation will be discussed during expert-led interactive sessions in small groups. ISO 15189 will be used as the reference standard during the workshop.

For who?

This workshop is developed especially for laboratories that are at the start of the process of implementation of a quality management system . Participants include lab directors, scientists, technicians and quality managers.

The workshop is in English, but small-group discussions can be in the local language.

The number of participants is limited to 25.


Registration is closed. If you wish to be kept informed about registration for the next workshop on accreditation, please fill out our form.

Registration fee

225 euro for laboratories with a HDI below 0.845
(Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Iran, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine...)

475 euro for laboratories with a HDI above 0.845
575 euro for industrial partners

To check the HDI of your country, please consult the website below:  

The registration fee covers documentation, dinner on Thursday evening, plus two lunches and morning and afternoon refreshments. Travel and hotel are at the expense of your laboratory.
It is highly recommended to bring the ISO 15189 accreditation standard for medical laboratories with you. You can order a personalized copy of the ISO 15189 standard via the ISO web store.


Registration fee does not include hotel accommodation. Participants should arrange their own accommodation.

Please contact Mr. Akin Yardimci and Cem Yazici (inforubikonturizmcom) to help to book accommodation.

Cancellation policy

For cancellation within 6 weeks of the workshop, 50% of the registration fee is due to cover our costs.
For cancellation within 3 weeks or no-show, registration will be billed in full.

If you are unable to attend you may nominate a replacement participant and transfer the registration any time before the first day of the course.

EuroGentest reserves the right to cancel courses should insufficient registrations be received.
In that case, you will be informed 8 weeks before the workshop and the full registration fee will be refunded.

EuroGentest can not be held responsible for any additional financial loss incurred as a result of cancellation.



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Tel : +32 (0)16 34 58 81
Fax: +32 (0)16 34 79 49

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