Schedule 2018

­­Pathology Informatics Summit 2018
May 21-24, 2018; Wyndham Hotel, Pittsburgh, PA


Monday, May 21, 2018 

Pathology Informatics Boot Camp
Workshops A & B

Coordinators: API Training and Education chairs, Victor Brodsky and Toby Cornish
Grand Ballroom 1
Moderator:
Toby Cornish, MD, PhD
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

7:00 am - 8:00 amBreakfast (Pittsburgh Sunrise)Ballroom Lobby - Level 2

Workshop A:

8:00 am - 8:10 amIntroductionToby Cornish, MD, PhD
8:10 am - 8:50 amThe LIS - Clinical PathologyJordan Olson, MD
8:50 am - 9:30 amThe LIS - Microbiology and Special CoagJiYeon Kim, MD
9:30 am - 10:10 amThe LIS - Blood Bank/Transfusion MedicineKinjal Shah, MD
10:10 am - 10:40 amBREAK  Super Foods               Refreshments in Ballroom Lobby – Level 2
10:40 am - 11:20 amThe LIS - Anatomic PathologyS. Joseph Sirintrapun, MD
11:20 am - 12:00 amThe LIS - Molecular/GenomicsAlexis Carter, MD
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLUNCH  Buffet - SaladsBallroom Lobby – Level 2

Coordinators: API Training and Education chairs, Victor Brodsky and Toby Cornish

Workshop B: 
Moderator:
Victor Brodsky, MD

1:00 pm - 1:10 pmIntroductionVictor Brodsky, MD
1:10 pm - 1:50 pmThe Central IT PerspectiveVictor Brodsky, MD
1:50 pm - 2:30 pmETL and Data WarehousesChris Williams, MD
2:30 pm - 3:10 pmLaboratory Data Reporting and AnalyticsBrian Jackson, MD
3:10 pm - 3:40 pmBreak - Cookie BreakRefreshments in Ballroom Lobby – Level 2
3:40 pm - 4:20 pmMachine Learning FundamentalsDavid McClintock, MD
4:20 pm - 5:00 pmComputational PathologyToby Cornish, MD, PhD

Workshop C:

HIMA Imaging Science and International Imaging
Workshop Coordinator: Metin Gurcan, PhD

Kings Garden 2/3
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


8:00 am - 8:05 amIntroduction  Metin Gurcan, PhD - Moderator
8:05 am - 8:55 amStain-Free Slide-Free Molecular Histopathology using Multimodal Multiphoton MicroscopyStephen Boppart, MD, PhD
8:55 am - 9:50 amScalable and Reproducible Scientific Image InformaticsB. S. Manjunath, PhD
9:50 am - 10:10 amBreak - Super Foods Refreshments in Ballroom Lobby – Level 2
10:10 am - 11:05 amTop 5 Questions About Developing Computational Pathology Algorithms: Answers from a Practicing Pathologist & Computational Biologist

Liron Pantanowitz, MD & Keith Callenberg, PhD
11:05 am - 12:00 pmUnderstanding Micro-Patterns by Computational AnalysisEduardo Romero, MD, PhD
12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch Buffet - SaladsBallroom Lobby – Level 2
1:00 pm - 1:55 pmComputational Pathology at Scale: Changing Clinical Practice One Petabyte at a Time        Thomas Fuchs, PhD
1:55 pm - 2:50 pmThe Digital Morphology in Hematology Complements the Microscopic Skills in Our Day-To-Day and Tomorrow's WorkMohamed Salama, MD
2:50 pm - 3:10 pmBreak - Cookie BreakRefreshments in Ballroom Lobby – Level 2
3:10 pm - 4:05 pmLearning to Analyse Breast Cancer Histopathology    Josien Pluim, PhD
4:05 pm - 5:00 pmPanel Discussion

Digital Pathology Association Companion Meeting
Coordinator/Moderator: Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA

Computational Pathology: The Next Wave of Digital Pathology
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
King's Garden 2/3


5:00 pm - 5:10 pm                  Introduction/Opening RemarksAnil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA
5:10 pm - 5:45 pmFuture of Computational Pathology: Driving Innovation in Pathology DiagnosticsThomas J. Fuchs, PhD
5:45 pm - 6:20 pmThe Nuts and Bolts of Computational Pathology: Considering Costs, Resources, Infrastructure Needs, And Barriers to Adoption David McClintock, MD
6:20 pm - 6:55 pmPlatform for Quantitative Evaluation of Spatial Intratumor Heterogeneity in Multiplexed Fluorescence ImagesChakra Chennubhotla, PhD
6:55 pm - 7:25 pmComputational Cytopathology: Past & Prospective AppsLiron Pantanowitz, MD
7:25 pm - 7:30 pmWrap upAnil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA

Monday Night Dinner on Your Own



Tuesday, May 22, 2018


Diamond Level Exhibitor Presentation

“Antibodies to Artificial Intelligence” sponsored by Leica Biosystems
Grand Ballroom 1
7am - 8am

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7:00 am - 8:00 amBreakfast (Pittsburgh Sunrise)Ballroom Lobby - Level 2

Conference Short Abstract Schedule

Conference Poster Schedule

Tuesday Morning Short Abstract Presentations   

7:45 am - 9:00 am
abstracts in Grand Ballroom begin at 8:00 am

Short Abstract Lectures
Grand Ballroom 1
Moderator: Ulysses Balis, MD
Short Abstract Lectures
Kings Garden 1
Moderator: Toby Cornish, MD, PhD
Short Abstract Lectures
Kings Garden 2/3
Moderator: Michael Feldman, MD, PhD
Short Abstract Lectures
Brigade Room
Moderator: Alexis Carter, MD

Tuesday Morning Round Table Session
Room Change: Brigade Room
 

9:00 am - 10:20 amPathology Informatics: The Journey
Mentoring Session: "Master Class in Career Development for Aspiring Pathology Informaticists"
Moderator: Ulysses Balis
Mentor Panelists:   Bruce Friedman, J. MarkTuthill, Ulysses Balis, Anil Parwani, Alexis Carter, Veronica Klepeis



Tuesday Morning Track Presentations


Track 1Track 2    Track 3
Research Informatics
Kings Garden 2
Moderator: Michael Feldman, MD, PhD
Applied Informatics
Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Ray Aller, MD
Selected Platform Lectures
Kings Garden 1
Moderator: David McClintock, MD


9:00 am - 9:35 am



Multiplex Immunofluorescence Staining, Ploaris Scannig, and Mulitspectral Analysis

Jaime Rodriguez-Canales, MD, FEBP


Twenty Years of Experience with Global Deployment of Digital Pathology Solutions: The Vancouver Experience

Soufiane El Hallani, MD, PhD

Using Clinical Laboratory Data to Forecast Clinical Decompensation


Danielle Kurant, MD
9:35 am - 9:45 amBreak to Switch Lectures


9:45 am - 10:20 am


A Journey of Transforming Lab Data
Into Knowledge


Daniel Herman, MD, PhD

Laboratory Information Systems for
Low Income Countries - Lab Quality
for the Other 2 Billion of Us

Raymond Aller, MD

Whole Slide Imaging Equivalency and Efficiency: a Large Academic Center Experience

Matthew Hanna, MD
10:20 am - 11:20 amBreak (Power), Browse Exhibits and Poster SessionsRefreshments in Ballroom Lobby - Level 2
11:20 am - 12:00 pmTales of Multiplexing...50 Shades of Grayscale 


Michael Feldman, MD, PhD

The California Cancer Reporting Revolution: Making Population Health Relevant to Everyday Patient Care  

Mary Edgerton, MD, PhD

  Applied Informatics II

  Survey of Practical Informatics Resources        Available on the Web

  Monica de Baca, MD
  Keluo Yao, MD


12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch Break - Italian BuffetBallroom Lobby - Level 2

Diamond Level Exhibitor Presentation

"Digital Pathology Diagnostic Tools – Today and Tomorrow"
sponsored by Roche
Grand Ballroom 1
12pm - 1pm

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Tuesday Afternoon Plenary Lectures

Session 1 & 2: Update on Digital Pathology Workflow, Advanced Microscopy, WSI, Machine Learning, and Reporting
Moderator:
Ulysses Balis, MD


1:00 pm - 1:05 pmOpening Welcome to PI Summit    Ul Balis and J. Mark Tuthill
1:05 pm - 1:35 pmHouston:  We Have Liftoff – The Initial Experiences with US-based WSI Primary DiagnosisAnil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA
1:35 pm - 2:05 pmTackling the Challenges that Still Exist in Computational PathologyJeroen Vander Laak, PhD 
2:05 pm - 2:35 pmImplementing Digital Whole Slide Imaging for Primary Diagnosis: Report from Granada after Two Years of ExperienceJuan Retamero, MD
2:35 pm - 3:05 pmOpen-top light-sheet microscopy for nondestructive slide-free 3D pathologyJonathan T.C.Liu, PhD 
3.05 pm - 3:35 pmRaman Backscatter Microscopy: a new tool for practicing surgical pathologistsSandra Camelo-Piragua, MD
3:35 pm - 4:00 pmBreak/Browse Exhibits and Poster SessionsRefreshments in Ballroom Lobby - Level 2

Session 2



4:00 pm - 4:45 pm

Recent Insights in the Application of Machine Learning to Diagnostic Histopathological Diagnosis

Ulysses Balis, MD & Thomas Flotte, MD, PhD
4:45 pm - 5:30 pmAJCC 8th Edition and Pathology Cancer Reporting  Thomas P. Baker, MD
5:30 pm - 7:30 pmOpening Night Reception

Exhibitor Ballroom
Hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, light buffet, and beer/wine provided
7:15 pm - 9:30 pmWomen in Pathology Informatics Networking Event
This free networking event is open to women working in the field of Pathology Informatics who are registered for the  2018 Pathology Informatics Summit.
Skylounge, 24th Floor
Hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, light buffet, and beer/wine provided


Wednesday, May 23, 2018


7:00 am - 8:00 amBreakfast (Pittsburgh Sunrise)Ballroom Lobby - Level 2

Wednesday Morning Short Abstract Presentations


7:45 am - 9:00 am

Short Abstract Lectures
Grand Ballroom 1
Moderator: Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA
Short Abstract Lectures
Kings Garden 1
Moderator: David McClintock, MD
Short Abstract Lectures
Kings Garden 2/3
Moderator: Veronica Klepeis, MD, PhD
Short Abstract Lectures
Brigade Room
Moderator: J. Mark Tuthill, MD

Wednesday Morning Track Presentations


Track 1Track 2    Track 3
Research Informatics
Kings Garden 2
Moderator: Liron Pantanowitz, MD
Applied Informatics
Grand Ballroom
Moderator: Alexis Carter, MD
Selected Platform Lectures
Kings Garden 1
Moderator: Stephen Hewitt, MD, PhD
9:00 am - 9:35 amA Survey of Important Optical Interrogation Techniques for Histopathology

Jeffrey Fine, MD, PhD

Moving to a Single Source Product  for the CAP Cancer Protocols and  CAP eCC

 Veronica Klepeis, MD, PhD


Intelligently Auto-Filling Peripheral Blood Smear and Bone Marrow Templates

Rufei Lu, MD
9:35 am - 9:45 amBreak to Switch Lectures
9:45 am - 10:20 amUsing Machine Learning Techniques to Extract Clinically Actionable Data from Laboratory Results: An Update on the Massachusetts General Hospital Experience

Jason Baron, MD 

Update on 1D and 2D Barcoding in the Clinical Laboratory

Alexis Carter, MD


Implementing the DICOM Standard for Digital Pathology



Markus Herrmann, MD, PhD
10:20 am - 11:20 amBreak, Browse Exhibits and Poster SessionsSmoothie Break - Ballroom Lobby - Level 2
11:20 am - 12:00 pm
Turning Research Repository Images into Gold: Winning Strategies for Funding WSI Research Infrastructure and Programs

Liron Pantanowitz, MD


Cancer reporting with the CAP Cancer Protocols/ eCC in your LIS: Challenges and Solutions

Jason R Pettus, MD & Keren Hulkower, PhD

                                                                            
Private Blockchain Distribution Network for Blood-Derived biologic Products


Thomas Durant, MD

12:00 pm - 1:00 pmLunch Break (Southwestern)Ballroom Lobby - Level 2

Wednesday Afternoon Plenary Presentations 

Implementation Practica 
Moderator:
J. Mark Tuthill, MD

1:30 pm - 2:10 pm    Application of WSI to Enable the Pathologist                  Stephen Hewitt, MD, PhD
2:10 pm - 2:50 pmDeploying the 2018 CAP/AJCC ECC's and Externalizing Resultant Data to 3rd Party SystemsJ. Mark Tuthill, MD
2:50 pm - 3:30 pmTown HallBob McGonnagle
3:30 pm - 4:30 pmBreak, Browse Exhibits, and Poster SessionsCookie Break - Ballroom Lobby - Level 2
4:30 pm - 5:15 pmAPI Block
Presidential Address

Update and Discussion about Journal of Pathology Informatics and Clinical Informatics Fellowship Training

David McClintock, MD

Liron Pantanowitz, MD and Anil Parwani, MD, PhD, MBA
5:15 pm - 6:00 pm    DICOM Digital Pathology Connectathon Discussion Panel 
Grand Ballroom
Moderator: 
Dan Hosseinzadeh, M.A.Sc, P.Eng, CEO, Pathcore, Co-Chair WG-26, DICOM
Panelists:  
Dr. David Clunie, Proprietor, PixelMed Publishing
Erich Wirch, CTO, Corista
Kiran Saligrama, Software Manager, Architect, Leica Biosystems
Dr. Uwe Horchner, Staff Scientist, Roche Tissue Diagnostics
Mikail Wintell, Chief Standardization Officer, VGR, Co-Chair WG-26, DICOM

Conference Adjournment for Wednesday
Dinner on Your Own


Thursday, May 24, 2018


7:30 am - 9:00 amBreakfast (Pittsburgh Sunrise)Ballroom Lobby - Level 2

Thursday Plenary Lectures 

Implementation of Best Practices: AP, CP, and Molecular
Moderator: Ulysses Balis, MD

9:00 am - 9:40 amNext-Generation CAP eCC: Improved Functionality and Interoperability in Pathology Cancer Reporting with SDC-XMLRichard Moldwin, MD, PhD
9:40 am - 10:20 amRealizing Effective Digital-enabled AP Workflow: The Henry Ford ExperienceJ. Mark Tuthill, MD
10:20 am - 11:00 amEvolving Best Practice Guidelines for Clinical NGS BioInformatics PipelinesAlexis Carter, MD
11:00 am - 11:05 amStand up break
11:05 am -11:45 amMeeting Summation, Informatics Trends, and Closing Thoughts   Bruce Friedman, MD, Ulysses Balis, MD, and J. Mark Tuthill, MD
11:45 am - 12:15 pmWrap-up Discussion Faculty Panel


Thank You To Our Diamond Exhibitors!




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