Scientific Workshop

Eurachem Dublin 2018

Data – Quality, Analysis and Integrity Workshop:

Eurachem is a network of organisations in Europe having the objective of establishing a system for the international traceability of chemical measurements and the promotion of good quality practices.

This workshop will be directly relevant to everyone involved in state, semi-state, pharmaceutical, analytical, medical, environmental and academic sectors.

Workshop Programme
Monday 14th May 2018

  • Welcome address and workshop opening
  • Presentations exploring current best practices
  • Plenary, keynote and flash presentations
  • Round table discussions
  • Poster session and wine reception
  • Workshop dinner

Tuesday 15th May 2018

  • Presentations of risks and emerging challenges
  • Plenary, keynote and flash presentations
  • Round table discussions
  • Closing lectures
  • Closing the workshop


  • Understand the importance of scientific data integrity and how to achieve it
  • Understand risks and opportunities related to data
  • Discuss future challenges in data quality, analysis, integrity and compliance
  • Discuss the impact of new developments on data quality, analysis, integrity and security

Topics covered during the workshop will include:

Current Practices

  • International guidance
  • Extent of validation/verification studies
  • Analysis of validation data
  • Examples of best practices in different fields
  • Analysis of meta-data
  • Data management systems
  • Operation of advanced instrumentation
  • Accreditation requirements

Future Challenges

  • Future developments – Accreditation Body viewpoint
  • Compliance assessment
  • Risk based approaches to quality
  • Validation of multiparameter methods
  • Implementing principles of Quality by Design (QbD)
  • Human errors
  • Machine learning algorithms, including artificial neural networks

In addition to the presentations, participants will be given ample opportunity to discuss these subjects in detail and exchange experiences in a number of working group sessions.

Invited contributions – Information on poster abstracts will be here shortly. 
The Scientific Committee invites participants to present posters on subjects related to the theme of this workshop.

Poster abstracts presented according to the format available from the website should be submitted before before 19 January 2018.
Early career scientists submitting a poster abstract will be given the opportunity to have their abstract considered for an oral presentation.
Proposed abstracts will be subject to approval by the Scientific Committee.
Participants will be notified of acceptance on 28 February 2018.
Early bird registration rate closes: 31 March 2018.

View and download the Scientific Workshop First Circular here.


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