Welcome to LMWS 2019

The Power of Process proudly welcomes you to this annual event. Our aim over the next week is to arm you with skills required to perform optimally in a lab management role. Our theme “Investing in the future of laboratory leaders” has been carefully selected in partnership with our sponsors to provide you with practical tools and methodologies while experiencing an interactive and relaxing learning experience. We have lined up global industry leaders that will share various insights on the lab’s role in healthcare during daily keynote addresses. Our aim is to ensure that you leave the 2019 LAB MANAGEMENT WINTER SCHOOL with both a broader skill set and a broader perspective on your role in the laboratory.

We have included an overview of the course content and provisional program. You can also look forward to the below educational benefits and outcomes:

  • Definite knowledge transfer
  • Accredited certificate of attendance
  • 30 CEUs
  • Lab Management text book and course notes
  • LabVine membership


  • Freely sharing experiences and challenges between each other
  • Create ideas and insights that contribute to the growing body of knowledge
  • Participate in knowledge building sessions from keynote presentations and facilitated training sessions
  • Participate in facilitated syndicate group discussions on key challenges and issues
  • Participate in a social programme to enhance networking return on investment (ROI)
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Our Facilitator


Guest Speakers

Khosrow Shotorbani

Khosrow Shotorbani

Lab 2.0- Speaker, strategy facilitator, strategic planning

Khosrow Shotorbani is the CEO and founder of the newly established Lab 2.0 Strategic Services, LLC. He is a member of the board, and President, Executive Director of Project Santa Fe Foundation, advocating for Clinical Lab 2.0 movement.

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Kim Collison

Kim Collison

Director of Laboratory Services

Kim received her BS in Biology at Aquinas College and her Master of Science in Health Service Administration from Central Michigan University. Kim has 37 years of laboratory management experience and is now serving as the Director of the Spectrum Health Advanced Technology Laboratories and Microbiology.

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Speaker: Christian van Zyl

Christian van Zyl

Managing Consultant: Africa

Christian obtained his B.Eng (Industrial) his at Stellenbosch University and currently manages consulting services at LTS Health Africa. He is a member of MSAIIE and has spent many years analysing data quality across various industries.

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Glenda Davison

Glenda Mary Davison

Associate Professor at Cape Peninsula University of Technology

Glenda Davison obtained a PhD at the University of Cape Town in 2012, and currently serves as Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. She began her career in Haematology at Groote Schuur Hospital/UCT and continues to be associated with the Department as an Honorary Senior Lecturer.

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