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Opening Session

Michael Rivers; Roche Digital Pathology; DPA President 


Keynote Address

Going Beyond Sight, Revealing Multiplex Biology

Jared Burks, PhD; MD Anderson Cancer Center


Pixel-wise comparison of whole-slide imaging viewers*

Wei-Chung Cheng, PhD; Food and Drug Administration (FDA)


Implementing and Adopting Digital Pathology for Clinical Diagnostics: A Panel Discussion by Chairs of Academic Pathology Departments

Wendy Frankel, MD, The Ohio State University; David Klimstra, MD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center; Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA, The Ohio State University; Victor Prieto, MD, PhD, MD Anderson Cancer Center


Decoding heterogeneous tumor MR signals: MR histology and cytometric feature mapping connects 2D pathology and in vivo MRI of murine sarcomas

Stephanie Blocker, PhD; Duke University


Artificial Intelligence for Pathologists 102

Stanley Cohen, MD


Success Breeds Success: An AI Approach to Reviewing AI articles in Pathology

Mark Lloyd, PhD; Inspirata


Plenary Address

AI Driven Pathomics-the Next Diagnostic Frontier

Joel Saltz, MD, PhD; Stony Brook University


Technical Performance of FDA-Cleared Medical Grade Displays vs. Consumer-off-the-Shelf and Professional Grade Displays

Jacob Abel, MD; University of Michigan & David McClintock, MD; Michigan Medicine


The Impact of Digital Pathology/Artificial Intelligence in Precision Medicine and Response to COVID19 Pandemic: An International Expert Panel Discussion 

Filippo Fraggetta, MD, Azienda Ospedaliera per l'Emergenza Cannizzaro; Junya Fukuoka, MD, PhD, Kameda Medical Center; Wen-Yih Liang, MD MS, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, TAIWAN; Bethany Williams, MBBS, BSc, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Machine learning classification of CD8-topology on 4000 tumor biopsies and resections via AI-powered image analysis of CD8 immunohistochemistry slides

George Lee, PhD; BMS


KimiaNet - Training a Histopathology Deep Network from Scratch

Hamid Tizhoosh, PhD; University of Waterloo


Virtual staining can catalyze the adoption of digital pathology

Dean Wallace, MD; Keck School of Medicine of USC & Yair Rivenson, PhD; UCLA


How a Crisis Creates Regulatory Opportunities

Esther Abels, MSc, Visiopharm; Joachim Schmid, PhD, Roche Tissue Diagnostics


Augmented Reality Microscopy: Applications & Future Predictions

Liron Pantanowitz, MD; University of Michigan & Gabe Siegel; Augmentiqs


Skip the Slide: CHiMP for Practical Digital Histology without Physical Slides

Richard Torres, MD, MS; Yale School of Medicine


Connectathon Panel 

Josef Friedrichkeit, J4Care GmbH; Abhishek Garhia, Nference Inc.; Nick Haarselhorst, Philips; Markus Herrmann, MD, PhD, MGH; Uwe Horchner, PhD, Roche; Dan Hosseinzadeh, Pathcore; Lasse Jyrkinen, Neagen Oy; Nathan Schwandt, BSHS, HTL (ASCP), Epredia; Omar Sunna, MBA, GE Healthcare; Frank Yang, Huron Digital Pathology




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


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


Walking Down Memory Lane - A Historical Perspective of Digital Pathology and the Founding of the DPA 
Dirk Soenksen; Ceresti Health


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


Leeds Digital Pathology Workshop
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


Plenary Presenter
Clinical-grade Artificial Intelligence: Hype or Hope for Cancer Care

Thomas J. Fuchs, Dr. Sc.; MSKCC


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


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


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


Connect-a-Thon Panel Discussion 
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




Keynote Address
Computational Pathology: Where Are We Now? 
Jeroen van der Laak, PhD 


An Interoperability Vision for Digital Pathology 
Rajesh Dash, MD 


Use Case for Digital Pathology with Tutor 
Douglas Hartman, MD


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


Predicting Cancer Outcomes from Histology and Genomics Using Deep Learning 
Lee Cooper, PhD 


The Impact of NGS on WSI
Jason Hipp, MD, PhD & Liron Pantanowitz, MD 


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


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


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


Preparing Digital Pathology Data for Machine Learning Experiments 
Dmytro Lituiev, PhD 


The Role of the LIS in Digital Pathology: Driver, Passenger or Bystander? 
Toby Cornish, MD, PhD; Jennifer Greenman; Mike Isaacs; Lisa Manning; Mark Tuthill, MD; Zoya Volynskaya, PhD | Moderator: Sylvia Asa, MD, PhD


Image Tools that Facilitate Collaboration 
Alex Baras, MD, PhD; Gillian Beamer, VMD, PhD, DACVP; Coleman Stavish; Yves Sucaet, PhD; Yannick Waumans, PhD; Thomas Westerling-Bui, PhD | Moderators: Liron Pantanowitz, MD & Christopher Ung


Plenary Presenter
Evolution of Digital Pathology = Revolution of Medicine 
Liron Pantanowitz, MD


Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Computer-Assisted Diagnosis for Pathologists (pCAD)
Jeffrey Fine, MD


Opportunities for Discovering Novel Prognostic Biomarkers with Computational Pathology 
Mark Sherman, MD


Counting vs Measuring and Segmentation vs Molecular Colocalization 
David Rimm, MD, PhD 


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


The Resources and Guides in Digital Pathology for Practicing Pathologists 
Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD


Searching for Similar Scans in Digital Pathology - A First Comprehensive Report 
Hamid Tizhoosh, PhD


Case Studies in Interoperability in Digital Pathology Workflow: Real World Examples of LIS-Integration with Digital Pathology Systems 
Liron Pantanowitz, MD; Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA; Dean Wallace, MD


Lessons Learned from Radiology’s Workflow and AI Spaces 
Ulysses Balis, MD; Jeroen van der Laak, PhD; David Clunie, MBBS; David McClintock, MD


Have Regulations & Standards Impact on Interoperability and Algorithms?
Esther Abels, MSc


Connectathon Panel Discussion 
David Clunie, MBBS; Raj C. Dash, MD; Jochen Lennerz, MD, PhD; Mikael Wintell, MSc | Moderator: Dan Hosseinzadeh, M.A.Sc.




Keynote Address
Towards A Digital Pathology Commons
Michael J. Becich, MD, PhD 


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


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


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


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


Pleanary Presenter
From Diagnostics to Quality Control: The Amazing Possibilities of Artificial Intelligence in the Digital Pathology Setting
Keith Miller 


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
Daniel Orringer, 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 Guideline of Quantitative Image Analysis for HER2 Immunohistochemistry for Breast Cancer
Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD


Are we there yet? Quantitative Multiplexed Tissue Assay Development for Clinical Trial Support
Jennifer Giltnane, MD, PhD


Quantitative Image Analysis of Immununohistochemical Biomarker of Breast Cancer-Practical Issues and a Case-Based Approach following CAP Guidelines
Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD; Liron Pantanowitz, MD & Yan Peng, MD, PhD
Vendors: Roche & Visiopharm


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


DICOM Digital Pathology Connect-a-thon: Panel Discussion
Moderators: Liron Pantanowitz, MD & Anil Parwani, MD, PhD


Interoperability and Component Testing in Whole-Slide Imaging Systems

Esther Abels, DPA Regulatory & Standards Task Force Chair & Aldo Badano, FDA 

Panel: Eric Glassy, MD, FCAP, DPA President | Moderator: Liron Pantanowitz, MD




Keynote Address | Making Good on 30 Years of Hype. Digital Pathology Finally Comes of Age. 
Ulysses G. J. Balis, MD, FCAP, FASCP, FAIMBE


Practical Implementation of Digital Pathology in Dermatopathology Practice
Michael Kent, PhD 


Towards Better Digital Pathology Workflows: Quality Assessment of Whole Slide Image, 20 Trillion Pixels Later 
David Ameisen, PhD


Computer Aided Assessment of Sentinel Lymph Node Status Ready for Routine Validation 
Maschenka Balkenhol, MD


Laboratory Workflow Considerations When Implementing Digital Pathology
Doug Hartman, MD


The Role of the Pathologist in the Coming Era of High Throughput Quantitative Technologies
Navid Farahani, MD


Digital Pathology: Drivers for Full Adoption
Sylvia Asa, MD, PhD; Zoya Volynskaya, PhD


Exploring the Effects of Innovations in Pathology on Cancer Outcomes Through Discrete Event Simulation Modeling
Asmaa El-Banna, MSc


Getting Ready for CAP Inspection in Digital Pathology 
Emmanuel Agosto-Arroyo, MD; Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD


Use Cases for Digital Pathology: How to Save on Expenses and Build Your Portfolio 
Renee J. Slaw, MBA, FACHE


Virginia Burns, PhD; Lidija Pestic-Dragovich, PhD*; David Rimm, MD, PhD*; Carine El-Sissy, MD; Mike Montalto, PhD; Abhi Gholap; Joe Krueger, PhD; Amanda Lowe


Deep Learning Based Cancer Metastases Detection
Dayong Wang, PhD


High-throughput Analysis of Biomarkers Using Machine Learning*
Niels Grabe, PhD


Implementation and Validation of WSI
Doug Hartman, MD; Mike Kent, PhD; Anil Parwani, MD, PhD


Highly Multiplexed Immunofluorescence Using Spectral Imaging
Meyke Hermsen, BSc; Jeroen van der Laak, PhD


Opening Presenter | WUPax: Valuing Diversity
John Pfeifer, MD, PhD


Doctor, We Shrunk the Cost (and the Tissue)! How Digitizing Control Slides Led to Cost Savings & Tissue Size Reduction
Renee J. Slaw, MBA, FACHE; Lisa Stephens, BA, HTL(ASCP)


Task-Related Visual Patterns on Digital Pathology Media
Sharon Fox, MD, PhD


Connecting the Dots: Image Analysis Solutions for RNA in Situ Hybridization
Stefan Hamann, PhD


Validation Study of WSI Based Primary Diagnosis by 12 Japanese Academic Institutes
Kazuhiro Tabata, MD, PhD


Fluorescent and Brightfield Imaging in Biomarker Development
Tyna Hope, PhD


Image Analysis of Tumor Microenvironment: A Customized Application Measuring Intratumoral and Extratumoral pH
Tingan Chen, MD, PhD; Marilyn Bui, MD, PhD


Implementing and Integrating Digital Pathology and Whole Slide Imaging Accross the Enterprise
J. Mark Tuthill, MD


The Benefits of Digital Integration of Radiology and Pathology 
Chris Garcia, MD


Insights from Neuroscience: Formulating Digital Pathology Solutions Based on Vision and Decision Theory
Mark Zarella, PhD


Telepathology Network in Ile de France: A 18-month Experiment Project for Frozen Sections (Telediagnosis) and Second Opinion Diagnosis (Teleexpertise). 
Catherine Guettier, MD


Multimodal Microscopy Improves Precision of Pathological Digital Image Analysis and Interpretation
Mayandi Sivaguru, PhD


MUSE: Novel, Fast, Simple Microscopy Method for Slide-Free Histology
Richard Levenson, MD


Usage of WSI in Routine Clinic to Educate Junior Pathologists
Junya Fukuoka, MD, PhD

Experiences with International Digital Consultations at a Single Institute: What Works and What Does Not?
Doug Hartman, MD


Successful Robotic Telecytology without On-Site Cytopathology Staffing
Joseph Sirintrapun, MD


Regulatory Update
Esther Abels, MSc; Nick Anderson, PhD


Industry Panel
Moderator: Eric Glassy, MD
Panelists: Scott Blakely, Hamamatsu; Kevin Whiteley, Leica; Jasper Peeters, Philips; Michael Rivers, Roche


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