SCHEDULE PLANNING IN PROGRESS...

 

SUNDAY, September 15, 2024, Welcome Reception at "Canada's Wonderland" 

API Event Buffet 3:30 - 4:30 pm, Park Hours 10:00 am - 8:00 pm (You are welcome to arrive earlier to enjoy the park). Enjoy a buffet-style meal, free park passes (subsidized guest passes available for purchase), and memorable networking! Not into thrill rides? That's okay, enjoy a stroll through the beautiful gardens.

MONDAY, September 16, 2024

Time Title Speaker
7:15-8:00 am Breakfast - Vendor Presentation  
  Regional and Provincial Network Formation  
8:00-8:10 am Opening Remarks

David McClintock, MD
Mayo Clinic

Joseph Sirintrapun, MD
Mass General Brigham

8:10-8:50 am Topic/Title: "Digital pathology implementation in community practice at MacKenzie Health"

Andrew Evans, MD
University of Toronto

Jim Tsourgiannis. MBA
MacKenzie Health

8:50-9:30 am  TBD Shafique Shamji
President/CEO, OCI Net
9:30-10:10 am Topic/Title: "Digital pathology in Alberta; an update on our provincial digital pathology initiative"

David Beyer, MD
University of Alberta

10:10-10:30 am   Refreshment Break  
  Enabling and Engaging with AI for the Pathologist on Sign-Out  
 10:30-11:00 am Topic/Title: "AI and machine learning fundamentals" Aaron Ward, MD
Baines Imaging
 11:00-11:30 am Topic/Title: "Pathologist engagement with AI models, researchers and industry" Anne Martel, MD
University of Toronto
 11:30-12:00 pm Topic/Title: "Reality vs hype: Understanding what AI tools can actually do for pathology practice" Wenchao Han, MD
Mayo Clinic
 12:00-12:45 pm  Lunch  
 12:45-1:15 pm Topic/Title: "An Administrator's View of the Barriers and Challenges for Digital Pathology Implementation" Jon Bakst, MBA
Temple Health
 1:15-1:45 pm Topic/Title: "Making the strategic case (rather than just the business case) for implementing digital pathology" Altaf Stationwala, President/CEO Mackenzie Health
1:45-2:00 pm   Break  
 2:00-5:15 pm Lab Tours  
6:00-8:00 pm Dinner  

 

TUESDAY, September 17, 2024

Time                 Title                                                                                                      Speaker                                    
7:15-8:00 am Breakfast - Vendor Presentation  
  AI+DP Workflow and LIS Integration  
8:00-8:10 am Opening Remarks David McClintock, MD
Mayo Clinic

Joseph Sirintrapun, MD
Mass General Brigham
8:10-8:50 am  TBD Phedias Diamandis, MD, PhD, FRCPC
University of Toronto
8:50-9:30 am Topic/Title: "Community practice implementation of Digital Pathology within a larger health system - tips and lessons learned" Vipul Trivedi, MD
Mayo Clinic Health System. Wisconsin
9:30-10:10 am Topic/Title: "Changing DP infrastructure for primary diagnosis - lessons learned from going digital" Rebecca Bloom Rojansky, MD
Stanford Medicine
10:10-10:30 am Refreshment Break  
10:30-11:15 am Vendor Roundtable - Themed Discussion  Moderated 
11:15-12:00 pm Vendor Roundtable - Themed Discussion  Moderated 
12:00-12:30 pm "Displays for digital pathology: understand the technical, usability, and regulatory aspects of pathology’s new 'microscope'" David McClintock, MD
Mayo Clinic
12:30-1:00 pm Lessons Learned - Where do we go from here?

David McClintock, MD
Mayo Clinic

Joseph Sirintrapun, MD
Mass General Brigham