Announcement for Pathology Visions 2007

| August 13, 2007

Besure to check out the program for Pathology Visions 2007.

From the program website:

Why Attend Pathology Visions 2007

The annual meeting, held October 21-23 at the Hilton San Diego Resort Hotel, brings together attendees from around the world to share best practices and learn about exciting innovations in digital pathology. Pathology Visions features thought leaders and early adopters in the digital pathology space as well as stimulating presentations for major topics. You’ll also enjoy a more diverse faculty from a variety of applications than ever before.

Who Should Attend

If you are involved or interested in the exciting world of digital pathology, Pathology Visions is the conference for you. The annual meeting is intended for health care professionals involved in delivering pathology, including:

  • Clinical pathologists
  • Veterinary pathologists
  • Oncology/TMA researchers
  • Laboratory managers and directors
  • Pathology educators
  • Healthcare IT CIOs and directors
  • BioPharma safety assessment /ToxPath professionals

All registrants will be enriched through comprehensive presentations, stimulating discussions and workshops, and the Pathology Visions Exhibit Exposition, in which product solutions will be showcased on the Pathology Visions tradeshow floor.

Sessions & Topics

Pathology Visions 2007 spans two days of sessions, comprised of four important digital pathology topic areas:

  • Clinical
  • Image Analysis and Research
  • Education
  • IT and Implementation
Panel Topics

Contribute to the future of digital pathology by participating in these thought-provoking discussions:

  • The Pathologist of the Future
  • Digital Pathology for Toxicology
  • Education Beyond the Classroom
  • Role of Image Analysis in Digital Pathology
General Session Speakers

Breakout Session Speakers

Check back with us often as we confirm more speakers every day!

  • Maher Albitar, Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, Medical Director Hematopathology: "Measuring Angiogenesis in Hematologic Diseases"
  • Dr. Peter Banks, M.D., Director of Hematology, Carolinas Medical Center: "The Use of Virtual Microscopy for Educational Exercises with Physicians – Pathologists and Clinicians"
  • Dave Billiter, Informatics Development Manager, Ohio State University: "Utilization of Digital Pathology Within the Cooperative Group Setting"
  • Dr. Bernard Buetow, Amgen
  • James Deeds, Novartis: "Customizing Spectrum Plus in a Pharmaceutical Research Pathology Environment"
  • Dr. Andrew Evans, M.D., University of Toronto
  • Dr. Eric Glassy, M.D., Pathology Inc: "Practical Uses of Digital Pathology in a Reference Laboratory and Community Hospital"
  • Giri Iyer, General Manager, Strategic Development, Integrated IT Solutions, GE Healthcare: "Digital Pathology Heathcare IT Visions – A GE Perspective"
  • Dr. Keith J. Kaplan, M.D., Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine: "Quantitative Image Analysis of Immunohistochemistry Compared with Manual Pathologist Analysis in Breast Cancer"
  • Dr. Gary Knutsen, President, Systems Pathology Inc.
  • Dr. Doug Tkachuk, M.D., Princess Margaret Hospital
Schedule of Events

Sunday, October 21
6:30 – 8:30 pm

  • Registration Check-In
  • Wine and Cheese Welcome Reception

Monday, October 22
8:30 am – 3:00 pm

3:00 – 5:30 pm

  • Optional early Park admission to SeaWorld San Diego

5:30 – 8:00 pm

  • SeaWorld Reception and Dinner
    Special Guest Speaker: Dr. Judy St. Leger, Director of Pathology, SeaWorld San Diego

Tuesday, October 23
8:30 am – 3:30 pm

More information on additional recreational events and spouse packages coming soon.

Discover San Diego

San Diego, California, is the host-city for the Third Annual Pathology Visions Conference—the premier conference about digital pathology. San Diego may be the most beautiful vacation spot you have ever enjoyed. With rugged back country, pristine beaches, and a diverse culture, there is something for everyone.

California’s second largest city and the United States’ seventh largest, San Diego boasts a citywide population of nearly 1.3 million and more than 2.8 million countywide. Within its borders of 4,200 sq. miles, San Diego County encompasses 18 incorporated cities and numerous charming neighborhoods and communities, including downtown’s historic Gaslamp Quarter, Little Italy, Coronado, La Jolla, Del Mar, Carlsbad, Escondido, La Mesa, and Hillcrest just to name a few.

San Diego is renowned for its idyllic climate, 70 miles of beaches and a dazzling array of world-class family attractions. Popular attractions include the world-famous San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park, SeaWorld San Diego and LEGOLAND California. San Diego offers an expansive variety of things to see and do, appealing to guests of all ages from around the world.

San Diego’s arts and culture and culinary arts are booming. The hottest new culinary arts talents prepare award-winning meals throughout the region’s 6,400 eating establishments. Balboa Park, the largest urban cultural park in the U.S., is home to 15 museums, numerous art galleries, beautiful gardens, the Tony Award-winning The Globe Theatres and the world-famous San Diego Zoo.

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