2-day conference on Biomedical Laboratory Science education in Sweden

Nordisk Medisinsk Laboratoriegruppe (NML) invites you to a 2-day conference on Biomedical Laboratory Science education September 25-26.  topics include “Recruitment and retention of students” and “Trends in health care and technologies – impact on BLS.."

Af Niels C. Jensen, journalist


Meet colleagues from the Nordic countries and learn more about mutual challenges in the biomedical laboratory science education. Preliminary topics include “Recruitment and retention of students” and “Trends in health care and technologies – impact on BLS education”. The program includes lectures, poster exhibition and room for discussions and Student Forum.


Quality Grand Hotel, Borås


Borås is situated 30 minutes from Landvetter Airport (Göteborg).
Quality Grand Hotel is only 300 meters from Borås Central Station, and in walking distance from the city center.


Hotel rooms are pre-booked at Quality Grand Hotel (not included in the conference fee). Read more on the IBL website.

Social program

In the evening of September 25th, there will be a guided tour at the Textile Fashion Center followed by dinner at the restaurant THE COMPANY.

Registration & Fee

Fee: 3 500 SEK
The fee includes the conference program and materials, lunch, coffee, dinner and the social activity. IBL is a non-profit organization and is exempted from VAT.

Last day to register: 20 June

Registration data of the participants will be stored one year and deleted after that (the´information will be available only for the organizing secretariat of the conference). Read more and register at www.ibl-inst.se/nml-conference-2019


This is a preliminary program for for the NML education conference. Time schedule and more
topics will be presented shortly.

The expert patient – from healthcare receiver to healthcare resource

Peter Carstedt, founder of the MOD (mer organdonation), an organization working to increase organ donation in Sweden.

E-Health; does new technology and new ways of communication require new skills of the biomedical laboratory scientist?

Åsa Gyberg-Karlsson. Reg. biomedical laboratory scientist and member of the Swedish national council on medical ethics (SMER).

New roles for the biomedical laboratory scientist. Examples from the Nordic countries

Martina Jürs, Danske Bioanalytikere (dBIO) and additional presenter to be announced.

IKT in education. Use of information and communications technology by teachers and students in biomedical laboratory science educations in the Nordic countries

Marianne Nielsen, BioNord

Peer-learning in clinical training

Presenter to be announced.

Building bridges between society, the clinic and research

Gabriella Lillsunde Larsson, Örebro University and Andreas Malmgren, University Hospital Skåne, Sweden.

What do we know and what can we do about students´ mental health?

Regina Winzer, Public Health Agency of Sweden.

The student situation

Sofia Godau, chairperson of Vårdförbundet Student Complementary Program for Biomedical Laboratory

Scientists with a Foreign Degree.

Camilla Hesse, University of Gothenburg

Student expectations on their studies and the profession – results from student surveys

Presenter to be announced.

Student throughput in the Swedish educations

Presenter to be announced. –Also included in the program: Poster exhibition, Group discussions and Student Forum.
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