Upcoming meetings

Main meetings in 2018 are:

1) USCAP Annual Meeting 2018Vancouver, Canada, March 17-23, 2018.

2) ESP Congress 2018, Bilbao, Spain, September 8-12, 2018.

3) IAP Conference 2018, Jordan, October 14-18, 2018.

4) EAU Congress 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark, March 16-20, 2018.

5) AUA Congress 2018, San-Francisco, USA, May 18-21, 2018.

6) Maastricht Pathology 2018 (11th Joint Meeting of BDIAP and PSGBI), Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 19-22, 2018.

7) Uropathology EQA and BAUP meeting, St Thomas’ Hospital London, London, UK, September 21-22, 2018.

8) The 14th BAUP Advanced Prostate Pathology Course, Leeds, UK, October 11-12, 2018.

9) The 5th Pannonia Congress of Pathology 2018, Mikulov, Czech Republic, May 16-19, 2018.

 

1) USCAP Annual Meeting 2018

USCAP (United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology): Annual meeting in February or March. This is one of the major pathology events of the year.


The next Annual Meeting (2018) is in Vancouver, Canada, March 17-23

https://www.uscap.org/meetings/detail/2018-annual-meeting/

Main uropathological activities during USCAP Annual Meeting (Vancouver, 2018):

USCAP 2018 schedule

Download USCAP 2018 Schedule Uropathology

Meetings:

1. Meeting of International Society of Urological Pathology (ISUP), March 17, 7:00pm-10:00pm

https://www.uscap.org/meetings/pages/2018-annual-meeting/2018-cm05

Main points:

– Low grade, low stage carcinomas in the prostate, kidney and bladder: how pathologic diagnoses affect active surveillance decision making.

– Panel discussion using case examples with audience participation

Profile of meeting: update, educational.

 

Short courses:

2. Diagnostic Criteria of the Paris System for Reporting Urinary Cytology: An Outcomes and Risk Based System, March 23, 8:00am-11:30am.

Profile of meeting: short course, educational.

https://www.uscap.org/meetings/pages/2018-annual-meeting/2018-sc18

3. From Base to Apex: The Past, Present, and Future of Prostate Pathology, March 22, 1:00pm-4:30pm.

Profile of meeting: short course, educational.

https://www.uscap.org/meetings/pages/2018-annual-meeting/2018-sc41

4. Actionable New Trends and Concepts in GU Pathology – An Update for Urinary Bladder, Prostate, and Kidney, March 22, 8:00am-11:30am.

Profile of meeting: short course, educational.

https://www.uscap.org/meetings/pages/2018-annual-meeting/2018-sc10

5. Practical Issues and Clinical Implications in Urinary Bladder Pathology, March 21, 1:30pm-5:30pm.

Profile of meeting: short course, educational.

https://www.uscap.org/meetings/pages/2018-annual-meeting/2018-sc29

6. Introducing the WHO 2016 Classification of Testicular Tumors: A Synthesis of Molecular and Morphologic Data, March 21, 8:00am-12:00pm, by Prof. Dan Berney, London (ENUP).

Profile of meeting: short course, educational.

https://www.uscap.org/meetings/pages/2018-annual-meeting/2018-sc17

7. Diagnosis of Renal Neoplasms Using Integrated Histologic, Cytologic and Molecular Approaches in the Era of Precision Medicine, March 23, 1:00pm-4:30pm

Profile of meeting: short course, educational.

https://www.uscap.org/meetings/pages/2018-annual-meeting/2018-sc30

 

Evening specialty conference:

8. Diagnostic Pitfalls in Genitourinary Pathology, March 22, 7:30pm-9:30pm

Profile of meeting: evening specialty conference, educational.

Main points:

– Differential diagnosis between malignant and benign lesions.

– Usefulness and limitations of biomarker studies in the GU tract.

– Distinguishing secondary tumors from primary lesions in the GU tract.

https://www.uscap.org/meetings/pages/2018-annual-meeting/2018-evening-specialty-conferences#Thursday

 

Interactive Microscopy:

9. Accurate Diagnosis of Renal Tumor Types: Not Just an Academic Exercise, March 20, 10:00am-11:30am

Profile of meeting: interactive microscopy, educational. Registration is necessary (Jan 21: SOLD OUT).

10. Urinary Tract Cytopathology: Using the Paris System to Improve Your Practice, March 20, 4:30pm-6:00pm.

Profile of meeting: interactive microscopy, educational. Registration is necessary (Jan 21: SOLD OUT).

11. Practical Approaches in Interpretation of Renal Mass Biopsy, March 21, 8:00am-09:30am.

Profile of meeting: interactive microscopy, educational. Registration is necessary (Jan 21: SOLD OUT).

12. Diagnostic Approach to Renal Tumors with Papillary Architecture: Updates Using 2016 WHO Classification, March 21, 4:30pm-6:00pm.

Profile of meeting: interactive microscopy, educational. Registration is necessary (Jan 21: SOLD OUT).

13. Don’t Be Duped!: Look-alikes in Genitourinary Pathology, March 22, 10:00am-11:30am.

Profile of meeting: interactive microscopy, educational. Registration is necessary (Jan 21: SOLD OUT).

 

Platform presentations:

14. Platform presentations (including Genitourinary pathology)

– March 19: 8:00am-12:00pm, 1:00pm-3:00pm.

– March 20: 8:00am-12:00pm.

 

Future USCAP Annual Meetings:

National Harbor (Gaylord) 2019

Los Angeles 2020

Baltimore 2021

Los Angeles 2022

New Orleans 2023

 

2) ESP Congress 2018

ESP (European Society of Pathology): The meetings are annual and held in August or September.

The next congress (2018) is in Bilbao, Spain, September 8-12

Preliminary program is available at:

https://www.esp-congress.org/

Abstract submission deadline: 11 April 2018.

 

Main uropathological activities during ESP congress from preliminary program (Bilbao, 2018):

September 9

1. Preneoplastic and in situ lesions of genitourinary organs. 08:30am-12:30pm.

September 11

2. Advances in Uropathology. 2:45pm-4:45pm

September 12

3. Advances in tumour pathology of the prostate and kidney. 09:30am-10:30am

4. Secondary tumours in uropathology. 2:00pm-4:00pm.

 

Future meetings:

Glasgow 2020 (together with IAP).

 

3) IAP Conference 2018

 

IAP (International Academy of Pathology): Biennial meetings (ie. every second year) in August, September or October.

The next conference (2018) is in Dead Sea nr. Amman, Jordan, October 14-18

http://www.iap-conference.org

The preliminary program is not yet available.

Abstract submission deadline: 6 April 2018.

 

Future meetings:

Glasgow 2020 (together with ESP).

 

4) EAU Congress 2018

 

EAU (European Association of Urology): Annual meeting in March or April. This is one of the major urology events of the year.

The next congress (2018) is in Copenhagen, Denmark, March 16-20

http://eau18.uroweb.org/

Main uropathological activities during EAU congress (Copenhagen, 2018):

The EAU congress traditionally provides a wide forum for clinically-oriented discussions.

Practically-oriented meetings (Uropathology):

1. Joint meeting of the EAU Section of Urological Imaging (ESUI), the EAU Section of Uropathology (ESUP) and the EAU Section of Urological Research (ESUR).

Theme of the meeting: How tumour heterogeneity influences our practice today and tomorrow

Date: March 17, 10:15am-2:00pm

2. Practical aspects of cancer pathology for urologists. The 2018 WHO novelties.

European School of Urology educational course.

Date: March 17, 12:15am-2:15pm (Registration fee)

Also the results of the modern research in the area of urology / uropathology will be addressed in many main sections and several poster sessions:

Poster sessions:

Renal tumors: Heterogeneity, molecular pathology and biomarkers

Novel biomarkers for prostate cancer: The research continues

Prostate cancer research: Androgen receptor and stem cell pathways

Novel targets for prostate cancer experimental therapy

Urothelial tumours: Genetics and epidemiology

Urothelial tumours: Immune regulation

 

5) AUA Congress 2018

 

AUA (American Urological Association): Annual meetings in May or June.

The next conference (2018) is in San-Francisco, USA, May 18-21

http://www.aua2018.org/

Abstract submission deadline: 1 February 2018.

 

Main uropathological activities during AUA congress (San-Francisco, 2018):

The AUA congress is one of the biggest urological congresses and traditionally provides a wide forum for clinically- and research-oriented discussions, addressing uropathology in many ways.

Practically-oriented events (Uropathology):

May 18

1. Multi-Disciplinary, Interactive Tumor Board: MRI-TRUS Fusion-Guided Prostate Biopsy. 10:00am-12:00pm.

2. Prostate Cancer Diagnostics: Biomarkers, MRI, & Biopsy Techniques. 4:00pm-6:00pm.

May 19

3. Meeting Society of Urologic Oncology (SUO): incl. Risk Stratification for Active Surveillance: Genome/Trascriptome/Biomarkers. 12:30pm-5:05pm.

May 20

4. Genetic Testing in Prostate Cancer: Understanding Clinical Implications for Early Detection, Localized Disease & CRPC. 1:30pm-3:30pm.

Research-oriented events:

May 18

1. Urologic Oncology Research Symposium: Tumor Immunology, Immunotherapy, and the Microenvironment. 7:30am-5:00pm.

May 19

2. Prostate Cancer: Basic Research & Pathophysiology. 7:00am-9:00am.

3. Society for Basic Urologic Research and Society of Urologic Oncology (SBUR/SUO): Immunotherapy in GU Cancer. 8:00am-11:55am.

4. Prostate Cancer: Markers.

5. Meeting of Society for Basic Urologic Research (SBUR). 1:00pm-4:00pm

6. Stem Cell Research I. 3:30pm-5:30pm.

May 20

7. Bladder Cancer: Basic Research & Pathophysiology. 7:00am-9:00am, 9:30am-11:30am, and 1:00pm-3:00pm.

8. Challenges for Urologic Research: Moving Biomarkers into Practice. 7:30am-11:30am.

9. Prostate Cancer: Basic Research & Pathophysiology. 1:00pm-3:00pm, 3:30pm-5:30pm.

10. Kidney Cancer: Basic Research & Pathophysiology. 1:00pm-3:00pm, 3:30pm-5:30pm.

May 21

11. Prostate Cancer: Markers. 7:00am-9:00am, 9:30am-11:30am.

12. Stem Cell Research II. 9:30am-11:30am.

13. Kidney Cancer: Basic Research & Pathophysiology. 1:00pm-3:00pm.

14. Prostate Cancer: Basic Research & Pathophysiology. 1:00pm-3:00pm.

 

6) Maastricht Pathology 2018 (11th Joint Meeting of BDIAP and PSGBI)

 

Maastricht Pathology 2018 is the 11th Joint Meeting of the British Division of the International Academy of Pathology and the Pathological Society of Great Britain & Ireland and will be held in Maastricht, The Netherlands, June 19-22, 2018.

Maastricht Pathology 2018 (Preliminary Program)

Main uropathological activities during Maastricht Pathology 2018 Meeting:

1. Symposium: An Update on the Pathology of Prostate Cancer, June 21, 2018, 8:30am-12:00pm.

Main points: staging, grading and molecular pathology of prostate cancer; intraductal carcinoma of the prostate; presentation of selected abstracts; poster session.

This Symposium will be chaired by members of ENUP steering group: Prof. G. Kristiansen (Bonn, Germany), Prof. D. Berney (London, UK), Prof. A. van Leenders (Nijmegen, Netherlands) and Dr. M. Varma (Cardiff, UK).

2. Trainees’ Symposium: Cytology, June 19, 2018, 8:30am-12:05pm.

Main points: Applications of Cytology in Urological Disease.

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