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SDiPath Annual Meeting + Industry Fair
January 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Final Agenda available here!
We are pleased to welcome our guest speaker Professor Dr. med. Kurt Zatloukal, from the Medical University of Graz, who will speak on digital pathology and biobanking.
Additionally, as digital pathology is moving forward – many of us are interested but do not know which companies are on the market and what solutions they provide.
At the request of our members, SDiPath has therefore arranged an industry fair where the providers of digital pathology solutions present their products in 15 min. talks. This will give all interested a broad overview on the current opportunities for setting up a digital pathology system.
The industry fair will take place during the annual meeting of the SDiPath:
Thursday, January 16th 2020
Mikroskopie Hörsaal, Institute of Pathology University of Bern
So far, the following companies have confirmed their attendance (in alphabetical order):
Fuji, Hamamatsu, Huron, Inspirata, Leica, Philips, Roche, Sectra, Sysmex/3DHistech, Telemis, Tribvn
Kurt Zatloukal, M.D. is professor of pathology at the Medical University of Graz, Austria and is director of the Christian Doppler Laboratory for Biospecimen Research and Biobanking Technologies. His research focusses on molecular pathology of diseases as well as biobanking and related technologies. He coordinated the preparatory phase of the European biobanking and biomolecular research infrastructure (BBMRI) within the 7th EU framework programme. Furthermore, he led in the FP7-funded large integrated project SPIDIA the development of new European standards and norms for pre-analytical processing of tissue samples for molecular testing.
He is and has been involved in developing the ethical and legal framework for medical research and health care. He is member of the Austrian Arzneimittelbeirat and the scientific board for genetic testing and human gene therapy at the Austrian Ministry of Health, and member of the Austrian Standards Institute. He was member of the OECD task force on biological resource centres and the Roadmap Working Group of the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures. Moreover, he contributed to the OECD best practice guidelines for biological resource centres, the regulations for genetic testing of the Austrian Gene Technology Law, and was member of the Bioethics Commission at the Austrian Federal Chancellery. He has published 185 scientific papers and was co-inventor of 15 patent applications.