The Agenda 2017

Pathology Horizons 2017

Day 1   10th August 

18.00 Registration. Opening of conference & Welcome reception

Day 2   11th August

09:00 – Dr. Hugh Cormican – CEO, Cirdan. Conference Introduction

09.15 – Dr. Liron Pantanowitz , University of Pittsburgh, USA
Title: “Computer Aided Diagnosis in Pathology: Pros and Cons”

09.50 – Dr. Maurice Loughrey, Royal Victoria Hospital, N. Ireland
Title: “Whole Slide Imaging Analysis Software in the research setting: A breakthrough in Tissue- Based Biomarker Analysis.”

10.25 – Q&A

10.35- Coffee Break

11:00 – Dr. Esther Abels, Philips Digital Pathology, The Netherlands
Title: “Digital Pathology: Regulatory Consideration in a Changing World”

11.30 – Q&A

11:35 – Joel Duckworth, Philips Digital Pathology, USA                                Title: Introduction to Philips Intellisite Pathology Solution

12.10 – Lunch

13.10 – Dr. Anthony Gill , Royal North Shore Hospital, Australia
Title: “Morphologomics – Challenges for Surgical Pathology in the Genomic Age”

13:45– Prof. Leslie Burnett, Genome.One , Australia
Title: “Bringing Genomics into Mainstream Medical Practice”

14:20 – Q&A

14.30 – Coffee Break

14:45 – Michael Legg, Consultant Informatician, Michael Legg & Associates, Australia                                                                                                           Title: “Why advances in Biology and Informatics should bring Pathology and Radiology together into a combined diagnostic discipline.”

15.20- Dr. Perry Maxwell, Queen’s University Belfast, N. Ireland          Title: “LIMS in Modern Molecular Pathology”

15:50 – Q&A

15:55 – Short Presentation: | Dr. Felipe Templo, Philippine Heart Centre, Philippines                                                                                                         Title:  “The Practical Utility of Social Media Platforms in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Education”

16.10- Q & A

16.15 – Close

6.30 – Conference Dinner

Day 3    12th August

09.00 – Prof. Richard Levenson, UC Davis, California
Title: “Path, Present and Future: Novel Microscopies”

09.35 – Dr. Glenn Edwards, SA Pathology, Australia                                     Title: “A Value-Based Approach to Clinical Pathology Informatics”

10.10 – Q&A

10.20 – Coffee Break

10.35 – Dr. Ashraf Mina, Principal Scientist, Pathology West, Australia                                                                                                                          Title: “Big Data Provides Opportunities, Challenges and Better Future in Health and Research.”

11.05 –  Dr. Keith Kaplan,, USA
Title: ” Digital Pathology: The Past, Present and Future”

11.40– Prof. Peter Hamilton, Philips Digital Pathology, N.Ireland    Title: “Computational Pathology: Driving the Digital Transformation in Biomarker Discovery and Diagnosis.

12:15 – Q&A

12:30 – Conference close

12:30 – 13:30 –  Lunch

14:30 –  Conference Activity – 18 hole Mini Golf Competition @Paradise Palms

Sunday, 13th August

Private Charter Boat Trip to the Great Barrier Reef (Leaving Paradise Palms at 7am, returning at approximately 6pm)

Please note: The agenda is current as of 24th July 2017 and subject to change.

Major developments in pathology raise many questions. Be part of the discussion on the way forward.

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