Nordic BD FACS™ User Meeting

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We look forward to meeting you 3-4th April in Sweden.


Welcome to Nordic BD FACS™ User Meeting

We look forward to meeting you 3-4th April, 2019 at the Nova Park Hotel, north of Arlanda, Sweden. Take this opportunity to meet colleagues and attend seminars with internationally renowned speakers.

The program contains both plenary and parallel sessions and cover clinical as well as research topics such as standardization of workflow in clinical labs, filter optimization and high parameter flow cytometry analysis.

In the exhibition area you have the opportunity to learn more about BD instruments, for example BD FACSLyric™, BD FACSDuet™, BD FACSMelody™, BD Rhapsody™ and new applications from BD Biosciences.

Check our menus for further information. Always welcome to contact with questions.

Nova Park Hotel

Address: Gredelbyvägen 138, Knivsta, Sweden

How to get there?

Airports near Nova Park
Arlanda Airport, Stockholm, 12 minutes by car
Bromma Airport, Stockholm C, 35 minutes by car

By car from south Follow E4 towards Uppsala, take exit 84 towards Norrtälje, Knivsta and Nova Park. To the left towards AR, Knivsta. Hotel showing up at the left side.

By car from north
If you are coming from Uppsala; follow E4 towards Stockholm. About 15 km from Uppsala take exit 184 towards Norrtälje, Knivsta and Nova Park. To the right towards AR, Knivsta. Hotel showing up at the right side.

Railway stations near Nova Park
Stockholms Centralstation, 35 minutes by car Uppsala Station, 12 minutes by car Knivsta Station, 5 minutes by car


Final agenda in preparation, you can download current version below. Confirmed speakers/topics:

David Bloxham, MSc FIBMS FRCPath, Haematopathology and Oncology Diagnostic Service, Cambridge University Hospital
Automation and standardization of the workflow in a clinical lab – early experiences of the BD FACSDuet™

Sidinh Luc, Assistant professor, Unit for Hematology, Karolinska University Hospital
Heterogeneity in the hematopoietic stem cell compartment

Christoph Freier, Manager Sales Application Consulting, FLowJo, LLC
– Let the dataset change your mindset: high-parameter analysis in FlowJo™

Dr. Michael Sommerauer, Sales Director Optical Filters, AHF Analysentechnik AG
– 50 parameters and up to 10 lasers in one flow cytometer
– what does this mean for the filter setup

Lisbeth Drozd Lund, Head of in vitro translational research, Cardiology stem cell centre, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
Phenotypical characterization of adipose­derived stromal cells for clinical use – Quality control by flow cytometry

Helena I. Mora-Jensen, Department of Clinical Immunology, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
FACSVia™ validation

Marcus Buggert, Assistant Professor, Center for Infectious Medicine (CIM), Karolinska Institutet
Flow cytometry analysis of effective CD8+ T cell responses in HIV-infected lymphoid tissues

Thorsten Joeris, PhD, Department of Experimental Medical Sciences, Lund University
IRF8­dependent dendritic cells play a key role in the maintenance of CD8 T cell tolerance to epithelialderived antigen

Thomas Fenton, Postdoc, Institut for Mikro- & Nanoteknologi, Danmarks Tekniske Universitet
– Exploring mononuclear phagocyte diversity in the human gut with single cell sequencing and flow cytometry

Valeria Radjabova, Therapeutic Immunology Group, University of Cambridge
A practical approach to designing and optimisation of high­di­mensional immunophenotypic analysis of human tissue

BD Speakers:
High parameter flow cytometry: Reagents, acquisition, analysis and cell isolation BD FACSDuet™ Sample preparation system
BD FACSLyric™ clinical assay development
Tools for high parameter protein and mRNAseq expression profiling at the single-cell level
Multicolor: Unleash the full potential of your flowcytometer
Optimizing cell sorting set up and results
BD Instrument troubleshooting – Tips and Tricks

Always welcome to contact with questions.


We are now beyond last day of registration. If you have signed up via web form, you will shortly receive an e-mail from our invoice team.

Please contact for any questions.

Included in the price:
Conference package: Lunch both days, Coffee and refreshments during the day and dinner.
With accommodation: One night stay at the hotel with breakfast. Extra night to be settled directly with the hotel.
Last day for registration: March 15th, 2019

Cancellation Policy:
In case of registration cancellations BD will refund the meeting and accommodation costs as follows:
Cancellation up to February 4th, 2019: 100 %
Cancellation up to March 5th, 2019: 50%
Cancellation AFTER March 5th, 2019: no refund
You can cancel your registration by e-mail to:

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