AGENDA

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2015

12:00–5:00 PM

Conference Registration | Exhibit Hall Foyer


6:008:00 PM

Opening Reception | Exhibit Hall


 

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2015

8:00–9:00 AM

Roche Breakfast Workshop | Marina I

 

9:00–9:30 AM

Opening Session | Harbor Ballroom
John Wellbank, DPA President  


9:30–10:30 AM

Keynote Address | Harbor Ballroom
Digital Pathology - Getting From Here to There
Richard Friedberg, MD, PhD, FCAP 


10:3011:00 AM

Refreshment Break | Exhibit Hall


11:0012:30 PM 

Track Presentations | Run Concurrently



 



11:0011:30 PM

 





11:30–12:00 PM

 

 

 


12:0012:30 PM



Clinical Track
Harbor Ballroom III 

Education/Research Track
Lewis 

Image Analysis Track
Burroughs 

Can Digital Pathology Result In Cost Savings? A Financial Projection For Digital Pathology Implementation At A Large Integrated Health Care Organization
Jonhan Ho, MD, MS

Virtual Pathology Labs, Digital Slides, Tumor Boards and Stories with Alternative Endings
Zev Leifer, PhD

Applications of 3D Photogrammetry in Surgical Pathology 
Shane Battye, MBBS, BMedSc, FRCPA

Validation of Automated Hematopathology FISH Digital Image Capture and Analysis to Improve Laboratory Workflow Efficiency
Michael Liew, PhD

Slide-free Pathology via MUSE: UV Surface Excitation Microscopy for Imaging Unsectioned Tissue
Richard Levenson, MD

Integrated WSI-Based Image Analysis for Breast Cancer Markers
Jeffrey Fine, MD

A Practical Vision of Telepatholgy
Gerald Minkowitz, MD

Utilization of a Wiki as an Educational Resource in Pathology Training
Lauren Stuart, MD, MBA

Improved Predictive Power of Biomarkers When Combined with Automated Architectural Grading Features in Multi-Spectral Fluorescent Images
Gerardo Fernandez, MD

12:301:30 PM

Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall

 

1:30–3:00 PM

Workshops | Run Concurrently


  

Clinical Workshop
Harbor Ballroom III 

Education/Research Workshop
Lewis 

Digital Pathology. . . Managing the Transformation of Technology
Elizabeth Chlipala, BS, HTL(ASCP)QIHC
William DeSalvo, BS, HTL(ASCP)
Christine Hugenroth, HTL-ASCP, PMP

Standardization of Histology and Instrumentation in Digital Pathology
Yukako Yagi, PhD

1:303:00 PM

Track Presentations | Run Concurrently With the Above Workshops


 

 

1:302:00 PM

 

2:002:30 PM

 

 

2:303:00 PM 

 

Image Analysis
Burroughs 
Computer Aided Diagnosis: The 'Tipping Point' for Digital Pathology
Jeroen van der Laak, PhD
Image Analysis for Structure Characterization and Prediction in Pathology Imaging
Mark Zarella, PhD
Optimizing Her 2 IHC for Gastric and Gastroesophageal Adenocarcinomas Using Membrane Connectivity Analysis
Stephen Finn, MB, PhD, FRCPath
3:00–3:30 PM

Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall

 

3:305:00 PM

Workshops | Run Concurrently


 

  

Clinical Workshop
Harbor Ballroom III 

Education/Research Workshop
Lewis 

Image Analysis Workshop
Burroughs 

WSI Validation Workshop:  Pathologist and Vendor Perspectives
Michael Montalto, PhD
Liron Pantanowitz, MD 

Digital Pathology Consultation Contexts, Systems, and Workflows
Nicholas Jones

From Pixels to Diagnosis: Introduction to Digital Pathology and Image Analysis
Metin Gurcan, PhD
Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA 

5:006:30 PM

Networking Reception & Roundtable Discussions | Exhibit Hall



 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2015

8:00–9:00 AM

Indica Labs Breakfast Workshop | Carlton 

 

9:00–10:00 AM

Opeing Presenter | Harbor Ballroom
15 Years of Digital Pathology: What's Worked, What Hasn't and What's Coming
Keith J. Kaplan, MD 

 

10:00–10:30 AM

Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall

 

10:30–12:00 PM

Track Presentations | Run Concurrently


 

 

 

 

10:30 - 11:00 AM

 

 

 

 

 


11:0011:30 AM

 

 

 





11:30–12:00 PM

 

Clinical Track
Harbor Ballroom III 

Education/Research Track
Lewis 

Image Analysis Track
Burroughs 

Preparing for Primary Digital Diagnosis: What is Involved?
Liron Pantanowitz, MD

Electronic Atlas of Epithelioid Soft Tissue Tumors: A Framework for Pathology Atlas App Development
Robert Seifert, MD

Image Analysis in Biomarker Discovery for Chronically Acidic Niche of the Tumor and its Microenvironment
Mehdi Damaghi, PhD

Digital Pathology Laboratory Practice: Scanning Quality Control and Quality Assurance Methods & Interfaces between Digital Pathology Image Management Systems and Anatomic Pathology Laboratory Information Systems
Nicholas Jones

The Impact of Digital Pathology on Biobanking and Clinical Trials
Sylvia Asa, MD, PhD

Tissue Phenomics: A Novel Approach to Discover New Prognostic Patterns in Histological Sections: Prostate Cancer
Nathalie Harder, PhD

The Eastern Quebec Telepathology Network: A Four-year Experience of Clinical Diagnostic Services
Bernard Tetu, MD

Educational Value of Digital Whole Slides Accompanying Published Online Pathology Journal Articles: A Multi-institutional Study
Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD
Feng Yin, MD, PhD

Machine Learning and Computational Pathology to Integrate Large and Heterogeneous Data-sets for Data-driven Predictive Diagnostics
Andrew Beck, MD

12:00–1:00 PM

Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall

 

1:00–3:00 PM

Workshops | Run Concurrently


 

Clinical Workshop
Harbor Ballroom III 

Education/Research Workshop
Lewis 

Image Analysis Workshop
Burroughs 

Insourcing: Selection and Implementation of a Digital Pathology Consultation Platform
Keith J. Kaplan, MD
Liron Pantanowitz, MD
Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA

Ex Vivo Applications of IVM
Jeffrey Fine, MD
Savitri Krishnamurthy, MD  

Taking the Scary out of Standardization – a Nuts and Bolts approach from Histology to Image Analysis 
Elizabeth Chlipala, BS, HTL(ASCP)QIHC
Renee Gentzel, MS 
Stefan Hamann, PhD

3:00–3:30 PM

Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall


3:30–4:30 PM

FDA Regulation for WSI - An Update by the DPA Regulatory Taskforce
Harbor Ballroom

Michael Montalto, PhD 

 

4:30–5:30 PM

Closing Presentation | Harbor Ballroom
The Past, Present and Future of Whole Slide Imaging: An Industry Perspective
Michael Montalto, PhD 





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