Fish Pathogen qPCR Screening & ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Workshop

Fish Pathogen qPCR Screening & ISO/IEC 17025 Accreditation Workshop - June 2014

Painter’s Lodge
Campbell River, BC
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
8:30 am to 3:00 pm

Sponsored by:  Western Economic Diversification Canada
Hosted by:  BC Centre for Aquatic Health Sciences

Agenda

Schedule

8:30- 8:50 Registration
8:50- 9:00 Opening Session
9:00- 9:15 Ian Gardner (AVC-CERC-Charlottetown-PEI) – OIE recommendations for aquatic animal health test validation
9:20- 9:35 Kyle Garver (DFO-PBS-Nanaimo-BC) – VHSv validation test
9:40- 9:55 Maureen Purcell (USGS-Seattle-WA) – IHNv validation test
10:00- 10:15 Nellie Gagné (DFO-Moncton-NB) – ISAv validation test
10:20- 10:35 Café Break
10:40- 10:55 Kim Klotins (CFIA-Ottawa-ON) – NAAHP Network
11:00- 11:15 Michael Sonntag (Ashbrooke QA-Port Coquitlam-BC) General process of ISO/IEC 17025 Laboratory accreditation
11:20- 11:35 Tomy Joseph (Animal Health Centre, Abbotsford-BC)
11:40- 11:55 Mark Higgins (DFO-PBS-Nanaimo-BC) – Fisheries and Oceans ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation
12:00- 1:00 Lunch Break
1:00- 1:20 Ahmed Siah/Debbie Collins – Pathogen testing and ISO/IEC
1:30– 3:00 Discussion – ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation and National Aquatic Animal Health Laboratory Network