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Monday, May 22, 2023 

PI Bootcamp
Ethics, Equity, and Regulation in Data Use
Rooms 301/302

9:00 am - 4:45 pm

8:00 - 9:00 AM Trainee Welcome Breakfast (Room 306/307)
9:00 - 9:10 AM Introduction 
9:10 - 9:55 AM Introduction to Ethics and Privacy - Michelle Stoffel, MD, PhD
9:55 - 10:40 AM Ethics in Research Data Use - Amrom Obstfeld, MD, PhD
10:40 - 10:55 AM Refreshment break
10:55 - 11:40 AM Ethics in the Use of Artificial Intelligence - Brian Jackson, MD, MS
11:40 - 12:25 PM Equity in the Practice of Pathology Informatics - Vahid Azimi, MD
12:25 - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 - 2:00 PM Data Use in the Clinical Laboratory - Samuel McCash, MD
2:00 - 2:45 PM Regulation of Clinical Decision Support Systems - Ronald Jackups, MD, PhD
2:45 - 3:05 PM Refreshment break
3:05 - 3:50 PM Information Blocking - Simone Arvisais-Anhalt, MD
3:50 - 4:35 PM Data Use in Digital Pathology - Lisa-Jean Clifford
4:35 - 4:45 PM Conclusion

HIMA Imaging Science
Rooms 303/304

9:00 am - 5:00 pm 

9:00 - 9:05 AM Introduction - Metin Gurcan, PhD
9:05 - 9:55 AM Histopathology Image Analysis Challenges and Invariant Representations for Histopathology
Images -  Mitko Veta, PhD
9:55 - 10:45 AM Deep Learning for Interpreting Whole Slide Images in Digital Pathology -
Cigdem Gunduz Demir, PhD
10:45 - 11:00 AM Refreshment break
11:00 - 11:50 AM Explainable AI (xAI) from a Pathologist’s Perspective: Let me Explain it to You -
Jeffrey Fine, MD
11:50 - 12:40 PM Evaluating New Technologies (Including AI) – What Makes a Good Observer Study? -
Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD
12:40 - 1:15 PM Lunch
1:15 - 2:05 PM Harnessing Spatial Approaches to Understand Tumor Immune Microenvironment
Linked to Anti-Pd1  Treatment Response in Gastric Cancer - Tae Hyun Hwang, Phd
2:05 - 2:55 PM Co-Evolving Artificial Intelligence and Pathology to Decipher the Tumor Immune Ecosystem –
Yin Yin Yuan, PhD
2:55 - 3:15 PM Refreshment break
3:15 - 4:05 PM Computational Optics of the Tumor Microenvironment - Kevin Eliceiri, PhD
4:05 - 5:00 PM Panel Discussion


Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Morning Session

Short Abstract Presentations
*Running concurrently

8:00 - 9:00 AM Moderator: Brian Jackson 
Rooms: 301/302
Moderator: Anil Parwani
Room: Ballroom A
Moderator: Lisa-Jean Clifford
Rooms: 303/304

Morning Track Lectures
9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Track 1: AI and Machine Learning - AP
Rooms: 301/302
Moderator: David McClintock

Track 2: Operations and Lab Management
Room: Ballroom A
Ul Balis

Track 3: Becich-Friedman Distinguished Oral Presentations
Rooms: 303/304
Moderator: Ronald Jackups

9:00 - 9:35 AM

AI-Driven Spatial Biology as the Next NGS - The Implications on Pathology Informatics

Ken Bloom, MD

Attaining Six Sigma Reliability in the Clinical Lab

Charles D. Hawker, PhD  

Creating a Reference Interval Database to Support Clinical AI/ML Applications with Generalizable Laboratory Phenotypes
Wade Schulz, MD, PhD

9:35 - 9:45 AM

Ten-minute break to switch lectures

9:45 - 10:20 AM

Value of Deploying Digital Pathology and Ai in Your Institution 

Lisa-Jean Clifford

Beyond the Turn-Around Time: Leveraging Business Analytics to Reduce Errors and Improve Efficiency
J. Mark Tuthill, MD

The Serum Free Light Chain Assay is Less Sensitive for Assessing Monoclonal Gammopathies Among African American Patients
Vahid Azimi, MD

10:20 - 11:20 AM

Break, Browse Exhibits, and Poster Session


11:20 - 12:00 PM

Tips For Using Quantitative Image Analysis in Breast Pathology Practice
Mustafa Yousif, MD & Liron Pantanowitz, MD, MHA, PhD

Laboratory Workflow Optimization: Can We Make Technology Do More Work?

Simone Arvisais-Anhalt, MD

Impact of Clinical Decision Support Tools in the Clinical Laboratory
Grace Mahowald, MD

12:00 - 1:00 PM



12:00 - 12:55 PM

Room 306/307

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Afternoon Session

Plenary Sessions
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Room: Ballroom A

1:00 - 1:05 PM Opening Welcome to PI Summit 2023
Ulysses G. J. Balis and J. Mark Tuthill
1:05 - 1:40 PM  Ila Singh, MD, PhD - TRUU-Lab: An International Initiative for Standardizing Lab Test Names
1:40 - 2:15 PM  Alexis Carter, MD - 2D Specimen Label Bar Codes for Anatomic and Clinical Pathology Come of Age:  The 10+ Year Journey of CLSI’s AUTO14 Label Standard
2:15 - 2:40 PM Break/Browse Exhibits and Poster Sessions
2:40- 3:15 PM  Darren Treanor, MD, PhD - UK National Health Service Initiative to Deploy Digital Pathology
3:15 - 3:55 PM  Gary Procop, MDThe American Board of Pathology Update on Clinical Informatics
3:55 - 4:00 PM 5-minute break
4:00 - 4:30 PM Diamond Presentation - Hamamatsu
Hamamatsu Earns FDA Clearance for Primary Diagnoses: Unleashing the Power of Diagnostics - Key Insights from the Study - Anil Parwani, MD, MBA, PhD, The Ohio State University
4:30 - 5:00 PM Diamond Presentation - Clinisys
What’s Next for Industry Standards? An LIS Vendors View on Areas to Progress Patient Care, Interoperability, Analytics and Machine Learning in Anatomic Pathology - Stacia Sump
5:00 - 5:30 PM Diamond Presentation - Roche
Digital Innovations for Better Patient Care: Improving Care Quality, Driving Efficiencies and Reducing Costs Across the Continuum - TBD
5:30 - 7:30 PM

Beer and wine event
Exhibitor Ballroom 

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Fellows' Meet and Greet (Room 306/307)


Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Short Abstract Presentations
*Running concurrently

8:00 - 9:00 AM Moderator: Jeffrey Fine
Rooms: 301/302
Moderator: Michelle Stoffel
Room: Ballroom A
Moderator: Amrom Obstfeld
Rooms: 303/304

Morning Track Lectures

  Track 1: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - CP
Rooms: 301/302
Moderator: Brian Jackson

Track 2: Standards, Interoperability and Reporting
Room: Ballroom A
Moderator: Alexis Carter

Track 3: Becich-Friedman Distinguished Oral Presentations
Rooms: 303/304
Moderator: Lisa-Jean Clifford

9:00 - 9:35 AM Performance Monitoring of AI/ML Models Grounded in a Robust Statistical Framework and Conventional Laboratory Practices
Jansen Seheult, MD
Feasibility of Direct Integration of Genomic Test Results into CAP Cancer Synoptic Reporting Protocol
Keren Hulkower, PhD
For Now & Later: Implementing a Large-Scale Clinical Workflow While Building Business Case for Future Research Endeavors
Sunil Singhal, MEE
9:35 - 9:45 AM Ten-minute break to switch lectures
9:45 - 10:20 AM Engineering Fair ML Algorithms for Laboratory Medicine
Mark Zaydman, MD
Connecting the Dots: Creating Efficient and Effective Laboratory Networks
Aaron Green, PhD
 An Informatics-Based Biobanking Solution for Easy Navigation, Annotation, Analysis and Sharing of Biospecimens
Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA
10:20 - 11:20 AM Break, Browse Exhibits, and Poster Session
11:20 - 12:00 PM A Pathologist's Roadmap For Successful Computational Pathology Collaborations
Drew Williamson, MD
A Vision for the Future for Deploying the Auto-14 Standard
Ulysses Balis, MD
Integrating Artificial Intelligence Platforms into Clinical Signout at a Large Academic Medical Center
Luke Geneslaw
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch Ballrooms B/C
12:00 - 1:00 PM Travel Awardee Luncheon Room 306/307


Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Afternoon Track Lectures

  Track 1: Digital Pathology
Rooms: 301/302
Moderator: Ul Balis

Track 2: LIS Development, Stewardship, and Lifecycle Management
Room: Ballroom A
Moderator: Michelle Stoffel

Track 3: Becich-Friedman Distinguished Oral Presentations
Rooms: 303/304
Moderator: J. Mark Tuthill

1:00 - 1:35 PM Digital Pathology at MSKCC: Operation Optimization for Quality and Productivity
Orly Ardon, PhD, MBA
The Evolution of Anatomic Pathology Information Systems - 1960's To 2020's
Dennis Winsten and Raymond Aller, MD
Error Analysis in Automated Flow Cytometric Diagnosis
Alnoor, MD
1:35 - 1:45 PM Ten-minute break to switch lectures
1:45 - 2:20 PM Remote Frozen Sections: Mission Possible for Every Pathology Laboratory
Adela Cimic, MD and Mike Isaacs 
End-of-Life Planning for the LIS: Data Archiving
Michelle Stoffel, MD, PhD
Development of a Natural Language Processing Workflow for Annotating Clinical Hemepath Reports for Myeloid Neoplasms
Sophie Rand
2:20 - 2:30 PM Ten-minute break to switch lectures  
2:30 - 3:05 PM The Road Less Traveled - Adventures in Digital Pathology
Sam Terese
Wielding the Double-Edged Sword Safely: An Analysis of Application Development in the Clinical Laboratory
Patrick Mathias, MD, PhD

Metastatic Risk Prediction of Clear Cell Renal Carcinoma (ccRCC) by Computer-Assisted Analysis of Histopathology Images
Beatrice Knudsen, MD, PhD

3:05 - 3:30 PM Break, Browse Exhibits, and Poster Session 
3:30 - 4:00 PM Contemporary Topics in PI:  Open Mic Session Featuring CAP Today's Bob McGonnagle as Emcee
Ballroom A
4:00 - 5:30 PM

API President's Address, Updates, and Awards
Ballroom A

4:10 pm
AIFORIA: "Aiforia Cloud: From Digital Pathology to Automated and Quantitative Image Analysis"
Dr. Alireza Samiei

PRAMANA: "Technology Advancements that Aid in Computational Pathology"
Prasanth Perugupalli

DELL TECHNOLOGIES: "Global Business Lead-Healthcare UDS & CTO-Digital Pathology"
Michael Valante

5:30 - 7:00 PM President’s reception in Gallery/East Atrium
7:30 - 9:00 PM Women’s Networking Nightcap at the Westin

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Path Informatics Timely Topics Panel Discussion Series:
A Discussion on Ethical Deployment of Machine Learning /AI Tools Making Use of Patient Data
Room 303/304
Moderators: Ul Balis & J. Mark Tuthill

8:00 - 9:00 AM API Council Breakfast Meeting (Closed)  - Room 306/307
8:00 - 9:00 AM Breakfast outside 303/304
9:00 - 9:20 AM

Ethical Development, Translation, and Deployment of Clinical AI Models: A General Framework for Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
David McClintock, MD

9:20 - 9:40 AM

Rational and Ethical Deployment of AI in a Reference Lab Setting
Brian Jackson, MD, MS

9:40 - 10:00 AM

The Rapidly Changing Reality of AI and Machine Learning as Ethically Applied to Molecular Diagnostics Reporting
Alexis Carter, MD

10:00 - 10:20 AM

Ethical Development and Deployment of AI-Based Clinical Decision Support
Ronald Jackups, MD, PhD

10:20 - 10:30 AM STANDING BREAK
10:30 - 11:50 AM Panel Discussion
Alexis Carter, Brian Jackson, David McClintock, and Ronald Jackups
11:50 - 12:00 PM Closing remarks and adjournment
Ulysses Balis & J. Mark Tuthill