Digital Pathology New

4.75 CME Credits

6 February 2020
Dubai World Trade Centre


Opening remarks

Dr Aaron Han, Consultant Pathologist and Director of Haematology and Flow Cytometry, American Hospital Dubai, Vice President, Emirates Pathology Society, Dubai, UAE

Session 1

Moderator: Dr Aaron Han


Perils of adoption in digital imaging

Dr Eric Glassy, Board of Governor and Trustee, College of American Pathologists; Director of Pathology, Providence Little Company, Mary Medical Center; Past President, Digital Pathology Association, Los Angeles, California, USA


Digital pathology and augmented human intelligence; a transformation of haematopathology workflow

Dr Mohamed Salama, Medical Director, Mayo Laboratories, Professor, Mayo Clinic, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, Division of Haematology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA  


Trends in pathology: automatisation and digitisation

Professor Dr. med. Hermann Herbst, Director, Vivantes Fachbereich Pathologie, Standort:
Klinikum Neukolln Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Coffee break

Session 2

Moderator: Dr Aaron Han


Digital pathology: empowering the academic space

Professor Ritu Lakhtakia, Professor – Pathology, College of Medicine, MBRU, Dubai, UAE


Why to consider digital pathology in your laboratory

Dr Ayoub Nahal, Consultant, Anatomic Pathologist & Cytopathologist, Medical Director, e-Pathology Program, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Lunch break and visit exhibition

Session 3

Moderator: Dr Aaron Han


Petascale computational pathology

Professor Nasir Rajpoot, Turing Fellow, Director, Tissue Image Analytic Lab, Department of Computer Science, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK


Applying automated image analysis for routine oncologic care

Dr Douglas Hartman, Associate Professor of Pathology, Associate Director, Pathology Informatics Division, Director, Image Analysis Laboratory, UPMC, Pittsburgh, USA


Operationalising telemedicine: legal and regulatory considerations for providers

James McMillan, Senior Associate, Healthcare Practice Group, Tamimi, Dubai, UAE


Coffee break

Session 4

Moderator: Dr Aaron Han


Introduction and evolution of AI

Dr Thomas Boillat, Assistant Professor – Healthcare Innovation and Technologies, College of Medicine, MBRU, Dubai, UAE


Building digital pathology for a reference laboratory

Gagan Goel, IT Director, National Reference Laboratory, Abu dhabi, UAE


End of conference