Qarad IVDR conference 2022

Our 6th annual Qarad IVDR Conference is approaching and will take place at NHOW Brussels on October 11-13, 2022. We hope you are as excited as we are about the new edition, because we have some big news to share. This year, we will offer a three-day conference, adding a pre-conference workshop to our two-day conference. Moreover, the 6th edition will highlight a lot of new information based on our experience and focus on new guidance documents

Previous editions have been a big success with participants from all over the world, including China, USA, Canada and many European countries. We are looking forward to further build on that success during our first three-day conference. 


  • WHERE? NHOW Brussels hotel

    NHOW Brussels  
    Rue Royale 250
    1210 Brussels

  • WHEN? October 11-13, 2022 (3 full days from 9.00h – 17.30h) 

    – €800 for Pre-Conference Workshop (Oct 11)
    – €1000 for Conference Day 1 or 2 (Oct 12 or 13)
    – €1600 for Conference (Oct 12 & 13)
    – €2000 for Pre-Conference Workshop & Conference (Oct 11, 12 & 13)

    All prices are VAT exclusive (VAT not applicable for payments coming from outside of Belgium).

NEW: Pre-Conference Workshop (October 11) - SOLD OUT

The additional workshop will take place on October 11, and is specifically designed to provide a good overview of the fundamentals of the IVDR. It is particularly suited for regulatory professionals who are new to the IVDR. This workshop could help you prepare for the following 2 conference days, or could be considered as a stand-alone workshop. 

Pre-Conference Workshop Agenda*

*Each presentation will be given by Senior Qarad Consultants who are Subject Matter Experts in the related topics.

Conference on IVD Regulation 2017/746: new insights! (October 12-13)

During the two conference days (October 12 and 13), our Qarad experts and invited speakers will touch upon various new aspects of the IVDR. We tackle the regulation in-depth from a theoretical point-of-view, but thanks to our wealth of experience, we are also able to share the newest insights, interpretations and real-life examples. Moreover, there will be an important focus on new guidance documents

Conference Agenda

Day 1 – October 12

Day 2 – October 13

Meet Our Guest Speakers

Steve Chatters
Steve Chatters – EVP Regulatory, Medical and Quality Affairs at OGT (a Sysmex company) 

Before joining OGT six years ago, Steve Chatters was a Clinical Scientist running specialist cancer diagnostic laboratories. 

At the Qarad IVDR Conference 2022, he will talk about challenges and opportunities experienced when complying to the IVDR, from an industry perspective.

Leo Jacobs
Dr. Leo Jacobs – Registered Clinical Chemist at Meander Medical Centre (Department of Clinical Chemistry and Hematology)

Since 2015, Dr. Leo Jacobs has worked at the Meander Medical Centre in Amersfoort where he is responsible for the central diagnostic laboratory, IT and quality assurance. Between 2015 and 2021 he was also a board member of the Netherlands society for clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine (NVKC). In 2018 he founded the Dutch “Taskforce IVDR”.

At the Qarad IVDR Conference 2022, he will talk about the impact of the IVDR on laboratories including in-house developed devices.

Marta Carnielli
Dr. Marta Carnielli – IVD Technical Director at TÜV SÜD

Dr. Marta Carnielli works for TÜV SÜD as IVD Technical Director; in this role, she is responsible to gather and distribute regulatory information in the IVD field, represent TÜV SÜD in relevant regulatory committees and conferences and support management and technical experts with the interpretation of regulatory requirements. She is the Co-Chair of the IVD Notified Bodies Working Group.

At the Qarad IVDR Conference 2022, she will talk about the IVDR state of play, from the point of view of a Notified Body.

Register Here To Join The Qarad IVDR Conference 2022

Be sure to book in time, because the conference seats are limited.

If your company billing address is in Belgium, please select a “BE” ticket. If your company billing address is outside of Belgium, please select a “non BE” ticket

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