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Saturday, October 5, 2019

12:00 - 4:00 PM

The Alliance for Digital Pathology Meeting | Celebration 5-6

Sunday, October 6, 2019

11:00–5:00 PM

Conference Registration | Windermere Foyer 

11:30 AM–12:30 PM

Akoya Biosciences Preconference Workshop | Bayhill 19-20

1:00–2:00 PM 

Visiopharm Preconference Workshop | Bayhill 21

2:30–3:30 PM  

Huron Image Search Preconference Workshop | Bayhill 22

4:00–5:00 PM 

Indica Labs Preconference Workshop | Bayhill 23-24

5:30–7:30 PM

Opening Reception | Windermere W-X (Exhibit Hall)

Monday, October 7, 2019

7:00 AM–6:00 PM



Conference Registration | Windermere Foyer 

7:15–8:15 AM



Roche Breakfast Workshop | Windermere Y

8:159:00 AM



Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Windermere W-X (Exhibit Hall)

9:00–9:30 AM



Opening Session | Windermere Y
Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD; Moffitt Cancer Center; DPA President 

9:30–10:30 AM    



Keynote Address | Windermere Y
Digital Pathology and Artificial Intelligence: The Evolution towards Digital Disruption of Diagnostic Pathology
Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA; Ohio State University 

10:35–12:00 PM



Track Presentations | Run Concurrently

10:35–11:15 AM

11:20–12:00 PM



Clinical Track
Windermere Y
Education & Research Track
Windermere Z
Predicting Response to Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Using Machine Learning Models Integrated with Image-based Tumor Microenvironment Features, Niomarkers and Clinical Features in HER2-positive Breast Cancers | Zaibo Li, MD; Ohio State University 

The Critical Role of the Pathologist in Digital Pathology & AI | Liron Pantanowitz, MD; UPMC & Mohamed Salama, MD; Mayo Clinic
Similar Image Search for Histopathology | Narayan Hegde, MS; Google

Artificial Intelligence 101 | Stanley Cohen, MD; Rutgers U/Upenn, Jefferson

12:00–1:00 PM

Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors | Windermere W-X (Exhibit Hall)

1:00–1:40 PM

General Session | Windermere Y 
Walking Down Memory Lane - A Historical Perspective of Digital Pathology and the Founding of the DPA
Dirk Soenksen, MS, MBA; Ceresti Health

1:45–3:10 PM

Track Presentations | Run Concurrently

1:45–2:25 PM

2:30–3:10 PM

Clinical Track
Windermere Y
Education & Research Track
Windermere Z

CytoProcessor: A New Cervical Cancer Screening System for Remote Diagnosis | Arnaud Renouf, PhD; DATEXIM

Establishing an Image Analysis Lab: Developing Quantitative Image Analysis for CD8 Cells in Tissue | Doug Hartman, MD; UPMC

Importance of Pre-Imaging Factors in the Histology Laboratory | Lisa Manning MLT, BSc. (Hon); Shared Health & Liron Pantanowitz, MD; UPMC

What Can We Learn from Human Visual Interaction with Digital Pathology Media? | Sharon Fox, MD, PhD; Southeast Louisiana Veterans Healthcare System

3:10–3:40 PM

Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Windermere W-X (Exhibit Hall)

3:40–5:30 PM



Workshops | Run Concurrently



Clinical Track
Windermere Y
Education & Research Track
Windermere Z

Leeds Digital Pathology | Darren Treanor, FRCPath BSc(Computing) PhD; University of Leeds & Bethany Williams MBBS, BSc; Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Workshop on Deep Learning (Primer for Beginners) | Metin Gurcan, PhD; Wake Forest School of Medicine & Khalid Niazi, PhD; Wake Forest School of Medicine

5:35–6:00 PM



Oral Poster Presentations | Windermere Y

6:00–7:30 PM



Networking Reception | Windermere W-X (Exhibit Hall)

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

7:00 AM–3:30 PM

Conference Registration | Windermere Foyer 

7:15–8:15 AM

Aiforia Breakfast Workshop | Windermere Y

8:15–9:00 AM

Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Windermere W-X (Exhibit Hall)

9:00–10:00 AM



Plenary Address| Windermere Y
Clinical-grade Artificial Intelligence: Hype or Hope for Cancer Care
Dr. Thomas J. Fuchs; MSKCC

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
Windermere Y
Education & Research Track
Windermere Z

LIS Integration for Enterprise Digital Pathology and Whole Slide Imaging | Mark Tuthill, MD; Henry Ford Health System

Multimodal Data Fusion for Pathology Applications | Faisal Mahmood, PhD; Harvard Medical School

Machine Learning Algorithms as An Adjunct Tool for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis in Core Needle Biopsy | Patricia Raciti, MD; Paige

Peering into the “Black Box”: A Systems-based Approach to Understanding Convolutional Neural Networks | Mark Zarella, PhD; Drexel University College of Medicine

Implementation of Large-scale Routine Diagnostics Using Whole Slide Imaging in Sweden: Continuing Digital pathology Experiences 2011-2019 | Anna Bodén, MD; Region Ostergotland  

Prostate Cancer Grading on Gigapixel Microscopy Images Using Machine Learning | Wenchao Han; Western University

12:15–1:15 PM



Lunch & Visit with Exhibitors | Windermere W-X (Exhibit Hall)

1:15–2:45 PM



Workshops | Runs Concurrently


Clinical Track
Windermere Y
Education & Research Track
Windermere Z

Implementing Digital Pathology and AI: Dollars and Sense | Sylvia Asa, MD, PhD, University Hospitals Cleveland; Anna Bodén, MD, Region Ostergotland; Giovanni Luján, MD, Inform Diagnostics; Mohamed Salama, MD, Mayo Clinic | Moderator: Anil Parwani, MD, PhD; OSU

Using Whole Slide Images for Pathology Education | Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD; Moffitt Cancer Center, Eric Glassy, MD; APMG & Rajendra Singh, MD; Mt. Sinai School of Medicine Vedors: Hologic, Pathcore, PathPresenter

2:45–3:30 PM



Refreshment Break & Visit with Exhibitors | Windermere W-X (Exhibit Hall)

3:30–3:45 PM



Poster Awards | Windermere Y

3:45–4:15 PM



AI and Digital Pathology: Regulatory Perspective | Windermere Y
Esther Abels, MSc, PathAI & Shyam Kalavar, MPH, CT(ASCP), FDA

4:15–5:00 PM



Connectathon Panel Discussion | Windermere Y
Bruce Beckwith, MD, North Shore Medical Center;Uwe Horchner, PhD, Roche Tissue Diagnostics; Dan Hosseinzadeh, M.A.Sc., Pathcore; Andreas Vendel, Sectra; John Wellbank, Epredia/3D Histech; Mikael Wintell, MSc, Region Västra Götaland

5:00 PM



Closing Session | Windermere Y
Marilyn M. Bui, MD, PhD; Moffitt Cancer Center; DPA President

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