2017 CONFERENCE AGENDA
Subject to change
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SUNDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2017  

12:00–5:30 PM

Conference Registration | Exhibit Hall Foyer

12:00–12:30 PM

Techcyte Preconference Workshop

1:00–2:00 PM

Whole Slide Multiplex Fluorescence Imaging and Advanced Image Analytics with Visiopharm’s Oncotopix (Visiopharm Preconference Workshop)

2:303:00 PM

OptraSCAN Preconference Workshop

3:304:00 PM

Huron & Proscia Preconference Workshop

4:30–5:30 PM

Indica Labs Preconference Workshop

6:00–8:00 PM                                 

 

 

Opening Reception | Exhibit Hall  

MONDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2017

7:15–8:15 AM

 

 

Roche Breakfast Workshop 

8:159:00 AM

 

 

Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall

9:00–9:30 AM

 

 

Opening Session 
Eric Glassy, MD, FCAP, DPA President | APMG

9:30–10:30 AM    

 

 

Keynote Address
Towards A Digital Pathology Commons
Michael J. Becich, MD, PhD | University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine




10:35–11:05 AM 


11:10–11:40 AM



11:45–12:15 PM 

 

 

Track Presentations | Run Concurrently

Clinical Track

Education & Research Track

Poised for Disruption? The Door Opens for Digital Pathology and Whole Slide Imaging
Robert Michel 

Light‐sheet Microscopy for Slide‐free 3D Digital Pathology
Nick Reder, MD, MPH

Digital Breast Pathology in the NHS - Experience from an Innovative Validation and Training Pilot in the United Kingdom
Bethany Williams, MB, BS, BSc 

Digital Pathology Using Deep Learning
Lin Yang, PhD


Workflow Improvements and Challenges in a Pathology Laboratory after Digitalization
Alexi Baidoshvili, MD 

Twenty Years of Whole Slide Imaging - the Coming Phase Change
Joel Saltz, MD, PhD

 

12:15–1:15 PM

Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall

1:20–1:50 PM

Hot Topic Discussion: Joint NSH/DPA On-line Digital Pathology Certificate of Completion and Current Certification Environment
Liron Pantanowitz, MD; Elizabeth Chlipala, BS, HLT(ASCP)QIHC




1:55–2:25 PM



2:30–3:00 PM

Track Presentations | Run Concurrently 

Clinical Track

Education & Research Track

Bringing Digital Pathology to the CLIA Laboratory:
the Moffitt Cancer Center Experience
Anthony Magliocco, MD

Applications of Digital Pathology in Pathology Education at the Undergraduate and Graduate Level
Zev Leifer, PhD

Whole Slide Imaging: Quantitative Interpretation in the Clinical Setting
Zoya Volynskaya, PhD


A Web-based, Open-source Data Management Platform Supporting Visualization and Analysis Plugins for Deep Learning in Diagnostic Pathology
Charles Law, PhD

 

3:00–3:30 PM

Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall

3:35–5:00 PM

 

 

Workshops | Run Concurrently 

Clinical Track

Education & Research Track

Implementation of WSI for Primary Diagnosis
Moderator: Anil Parwani, MD, PhD
Presenters: Andrew Evans, MD, PhD & Paul van Diest, MD, PhD 

Image Analysis Vendor Challenge
Moderators: Liron Pantanowitz, MD & Jeroen van der Laak, PhD 
Vendors: Indica Labs, Leica Biosystems & Visiopharm


5:006:30 PM

 

 

Networking Reception | Exhibit Hall
 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2017

7:15–8:15 AM

Deep Learning – The Future of Computational Pathology? (Philips Breakfast Workshop) 

8:15–9:00 AM

Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall 

9:00–10:00 AM

 

 

Opening Presenter 
From Diagnostics to Quality Control: The Amazing Possibilities of Artificial Intelligence in the Digital Pathology Setting
Keith Miller | Institute of Biomedical Sciences





10:05–10:35 AM



10:40–11:10 AM



11:15–11:45 AM



11:50–12:20 PM

 

 

 

Track Presentations | Run Concurrently

 

Clinical Track

Education & Research Track

Introduction of NAGASAKI‐NET. ‐ Diagnostic and Communication Network to Develop Pathologists Among 3 Large Institutes
Junya Fukuoka, MD, PhD

DICOM Impact on WSI in Pathology
David Clunie,
 MBBS, FRANZCR (Ret), FSIIM

Stimulated Raman Scattering Microscopy and Histology of Neurosurgical Specimens
Sandra Camelo-Piragua, MD

Cloud-Based GPU Computing in Support of Real-time Differential Diagnosis Generation from WSI Data Using Deep Learning
Ulysses G. J. Balis, MD

In Vivo Microscopy and its Role in the Future of Pathology
Lida Hariri, MD, PhD

Digital Pathology and Image Analysis in Translational Medicine and Immuno-oncology
Michael Montalto, PhD

CAP HER2 - Clinical Application of IA
Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD

Multiplex IHC in the Development of Immuno-Oncology Therapeutics
Andrew Williams, PhD, MSc


12:20–1:25 PM

 

 

Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall

1:30–3:00 PM

 

 

Workshops | Runs Concurrently 

 

Clinical Track

Education & Research Track

Breast Cancer Biomarker IHC QIA
Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD; Liron Pantanowitz, MD & Yan Peng, MD, PhD
Vendors: Roche & Visiopharm

Computational Pathology 101
Francesco Ciompi, PhD & Geert Litjens, PhD


3:00–3:30 PM

 

 

Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Exhibit Hall

3:30–4:30 PM

 

 

Digital Pathology Association Connectathon 2017: Panel Discussion
Moderators: Liron Pantanowitz, MD & Anil Parwani, MD, PhD

4:30–5:30 PM

 

 

Regulatory Update
Esther Abels, Regulatory & Standards Task Force Chair | Philips Digital Pathology

5:30 PM

 

 

Closing & Poster Awards 





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