QuoData gears up to present “the New Laboratory Quality Culture”


QuoData gears up to present “the New Laboratory Quality Culture”

As a leading developer of quality assurance, statistical and method validation software, QuoData is ready to host the upcoming international symposium on laboratory quality culture (LQC) and food safety on 4 August in Indianapolis, Indiana.


The symposium, held during the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) meeting, will focus on why proficiency testing (PT) is even more relevant today. 


The new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) suggests that compliance to international standards regarding food safety will become increasingly important. Implicit in these changes is the increasing role of PT and LQC. PT is regarded as a tool able to elucidate the comparability and equivalence of laboratory data, thus enabling the comparison of laboratory efficiency.


During this event, experts from around the world will cover how current issues in food safety can be addressed via PT and LQC. Importantly, attendees will learn how proficiency testing can be used for more than just accreditation and z-scores generation. Attendees can expect to hear from international experts include


  • Steffen Uhlig, of QuoData;
  • Ravinder Reddy and Carl Sciacchitano of the FDA;
  • Maria Teresa Destro of the University of Sao Paulo and
  • Manfred Stoyke of the German Federal Office of Consumer Protection and Food Safety.



The symposium will also cover how PT can affect market access, internal AQC, method performance, reference materials, calculation of measurement uncertainty and dissemination of lab quality culture.


Session: "Advancing Worldwide Laboratory Quality Culture and Food Safety through Effective Proficiency Testing and Data Analysis"



  • Monday, August 4, 2014 from 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
  • Room 201-202 in the Indiana Convention Center
  • For our abstract, click here
  • Meet our experts during the exhibition at booth 244



Are you interested in an on-site meeting at the IAFP event - feel free to contact us.