Artel to Address Key Clinical Laboratory Issues at AACC 2017

WESTBROOK, ME (July 25, 2017) – Artel, a leading advocate for continuing laboratory science education, will host a series of informative in-booth talks at the 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo in San Diego, CA (Jul 30-Aug 3). Developed by Artel scientists and metrologists, the talks will address a wide range of topics from the always-relevant issue of improving pipette operator performance, to the challenging question of whether to use of controls vs. calibration, to the latest status of ISO standards for liquid handling. In addition to the talks, Artel will also hold its popular Pipetting Challenge, allowing attendees to test their pipetting skills to earn awards and prizes.

“As the world’s largest expo for clinical laboratory products and services, AACC 2017 is the ideal setting for us to meet face-to-face with lab professionals from over 700 companies,” says Bernadette Danis, marketing manager, Artel. “These talks are the perfect opportunity for our experts to interact with clinical laboratory professionals, providing valuable knowledge they can use to address a host of liquid handling challenges.”

Developed for technologists, managers and directors, these short (10 minute) talks held in the Artel Booth (#1239) will focus on five key topics relevant to anyone concerned with laboratory results and productivity:

  • Produce Accurate Data – With 3 Top Pipetting Tips – Aug 1st, 1:00
  • Controls vs. Calibration – Do You Need Both? – Aug 1st, 2:00
  • Apply LEAN to Your Lab – Aug 2nd, 1:00
  • The New ISO IWA 15 For Automated Liquid Handling – How It Will Help – Aug 2nd, 2:00
  • Tips for Dispensing Various Liquids (or Non Aqueous Liquids) – Aug 3rd, 10:00

Also held in Booth 1239 will be Artel’s Pipetting Challenge. The Challenge gives participants a chance to test their pipetting skills against their clinical peers for a chance to win a gold, silver, or bronze medal, as well as prizes including a new pipette and an iPad.

The 69th AACC Annual Scientific Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo is the world’s largest exposition for clinical lab products and services. The annual event is attended by lab professionals, research scientists, physicians and business leaders from all areas of laboratory science, consisting of product and service showcases, OEM lectures, and industry-specific workshops.

About Artel

Laboratories worldwide depend upon Artel technology and expertise to standardize and optimize their liquid handling instruments and processes, and to provide them with total confidence in their results. Since 1982, Artel has been solving liquid handling quality, productivity and compliance challenges for laboratories in clinical diagnostics, pharmaceutical development and quality control, biotechnology research and manufacturing, regulatory agencies, academia, forensics, public health, agbio, food quality and safety, environmental testing, and research.

Artel provides quality assurance systems and a broad and fully customizable range of support, training and consultation services for laboratories using automated liquid handling instrumentation and manual pipettes. For more information visit

About AACC

Dedicated to achieving better health through laboratory medicine, AACC brings together more than 50,000 clinical laboratory professionals, physicians, research scientists, and business leaders from around the world focused on clinical chemistry, molecular diagnostics, mass spectrometry, translational medicine, lab management, and other areas of progressing laboratory science. Since 1948, AACC has worked to advance the common interests of the field, providing programs that advance scientific collaboration, knowledge, expertise, and innovation. For more information, visit