2018 CONFERENCE AGENDA
Subject to change
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Sunday, November 4, 2018  

11:00–5:00 PM

Conference Registration | Grand Hall Foyer

11:30–12:30 PM

PerkinElmer Preconference Workshop

1:00–2:00 PM

Visiopharm Preconference Workshop

2:30–3:30 PM

Philips Preconference Workshop

4:00–5:00 PM

Indica Labs Preconference Workshop

6:00–8:00 PM

Opening Reception | Grand Hall AB (Exhibit Hall)  

Monday, November 5, 2018

7:15–8:15 AM

 

 

Roche Breakfast Workshop

8:159:00 AM

 

 

Visit with Exhibitors | Grand Hall AB (Exhibit Hall)  

9:00–9:30 AM

 

 

Opening Session 
Michael Montalto, PhD, Bristol-Myers Squibb; DPA President 

9:30–10:30 AM    

 

 

Keynote Address 
Computational Pathology: Where Are We Now? | Jeroen van der Laak, PhD; Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen

10:35–12:00 PM

 

 

Track Presentations | Run Concurrently



10:35–11:15 AM


11:20–12:00 PM

 

 

Clinical Track Education & Research Track

An Interoperability Vision for Digital Pathology | Rajesh Dash, MD; Duke University Health System

Use Case for Digital Pathology with Tutor | Douglas Hartman, MD; UPMC

Complete Digital Pathology for Primary Diagnosis: Thirty Months’ Experience at Granada University Hospitals, Spain | Juan Antonio Retamero, MD; Granada University Hospitals

Predicting Cancer Outcomes from Histology and Genomics Using Deep Learning | Lee Cooper, PhD; Emory University

12:00–1:00 PM

Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors | Grand Hall AB (Exhibit Hall)  

1:00–1:40 PM

The Impact of NGS on WSI | Jason Hipp, MD, PhD; Google & Liron Pantanowitz, MD; UPMC 

1:45–3:10 PM

Track Presentations | Run Concurrently


1:45–2:25 PM



2:30–3:10 PM

Clinical Track Education & Research Track

A Comprehensive Study of Robotic Digital Microscope and Whole Slide Imaging for Adequacy and Preliminary Diagnosis in FNA Cytology | Zaibo Li, MD, PhD, MBA; Ohio State University

Image Analysis Validation and Execution for Clinical Trial Biomarker Endpoints | Haydee Lara, PhD & Dylan Steiner, BA; GlaxoSmithKline

End-to-end Learning Using Convolutional Neural Networks to Predict Survival in Patients with Gastric Cancer | Armin Meier & Katharina Nekolla; Definiens AG 

Preparing Digital Pathology Data for Machine Learning Experiments | Dmytro Lituiev, PhD; University of California, San Francisco

3:10–3:40 PM

Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Grand Hall AB (Exhibit Hall)  

3:40–5:00 PM

 

 

Workshops | Run Concurrently

 

 

Clinical Track Education & Research Track

The Role of the LIS in Digital Pathology: Driver, Passenger or Bystander? | Toby Cornish, MD, PhD, University of Colorado; Jennifer Greenman, Moffitt Cancer Center; Mike Isaacs, Washington University School of Medicine; Lisa Manning, Shared Health; Mark Tuthill, MD, Henry Ford Health System; Zoya Volynskaya, PhD, University Health Network | Moderator: Sylvia Asa, MD, PhD, University of Toronto

Image Tools that Facilitate Collaboration | Gillian Beamer, VMD, PhD, DACVP, Tufts University; Yves Sucaet, PhD, Pathomation; Yannick Waumans, PhD, HistoGeneX; Thomas Westerling-Bui, PhD, Aiforia | Moderators: Liron Pantanowitz, MD, UPMC; Christopher Ung, HistoGeneX

5:00–5:30 PM

 

 

Oral Poster Presentations

5:30–7:00 PM

 

 

Networking Reception & Roundtable Discussions | Grand Hall AB (Exhibit Hall)  

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

7:15–8:15 AM

Leica Breakfast Workshop 

8:15–9:00 AM

Visit with Exhibitors | Grand Hall AB (Exhibit Hall)

9:00–10:00 AM

 

 

Plenary Presenter 
Evolution of Digital Pathology = Revolution of Medicine | Liron Pantanowitz, MD; University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

10:05–12:15 PM

 

 

Track Presentations | Run Concurrently



10:05–10:45 AM


10:50–11:30 AM


11:35–12:15 PM

 

 

Clinical Track Education & Research Track

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Computer-Assisted Diagnosis for Pathologists (pCAD) | Jeffrey Fine, MD; University of Pittsburgh

Opportunities for Discovering Novel Prognostic Biomarkers with Computational Pathology | Mark Sherman, MD; Mayo Clinic

Counting vs Measuring and Segmentation vs Molecular Colocalization | David Rimm, MD, PhD; Yale University

Development and Validation of Multiplexed Immunohistochemistry for the Quantitative Phenotyping of Immune Cell populations in Patient Tumor Samples | Yuan Sun, PhD; Merck Research Laboratories

The Resources and Guides in Digital Pathology for Practicing Pathologists | Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD; Moffitt Cancer Center

Searching for Similar Scans in Digital Pathology - A First Comprehensive Report | Hamid Tizhoosh, PhD; University of Waterloo

12:15–1:15 PM

 

 

Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors | Grand Hall AB (Exhibit Hall)  

1:15–2:45 PM

 

 

Workshops | Runs Concurrently

 

Clinical Track Education & Research Track
Case Studies in Interoperability in Digital Pathology Workflow: Real World Examples of LIS-Integration with Digital Pathology Systems | Mandel Mickley, Leica Biosystems; Liron Pantanowitz, MD, UPMC; Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA, Ohio State University; Dean Wallace, MD, UCLA 

2:45–3:30 PM

 

 

Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Grand Hall AB (Exhibit Hall)  

3:30–4:00 PM

 

 

Regulatory & Standards Update 

4:00–4:45 PM

 

 

Connectathon Panel Discussion

4:45 PM

 

 

Closing & Poster Awards 
Michael Montalto, PhD, Bristol-Myers Squibb; DPA President





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