Final Program

The final congress program is now online!

For details of sessions, workshops and plenary lectures,
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Opening Ceremony

May 25, 2016 at 5:30 PM

  • Welcome words / Greetings
  • Opening lecture: The 13th ECDP – a scientific overview
  • Introductory presentation: features of the ECDP 2016
  • Ceremonial address: history of the European Conference Series on digital pathology: memories and perspectives


  • May 26, 2016 | 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    Horst Karl Hahn, Prof. Dr., Director Fraunhofer Institute for Medical Image Computing MEVIS,
    Professor of Medical Imaging, Computer Science & Electrical Engineering
    Computer assisted medical imaging: from research to clinical application
  • May 27, 2016 | 9:00 AM–10:00 AM
    Liron Pantanowitz, M.D., Associate Professor, Pathology & Biomedical Informatics; Director, Pathology Informatics and UPMC Shadyside Cytology Divisions; Director, the Pathology Informatics Fellowship Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Strategies and demands for digital pathology workflow integration

 Roundtable discussions

  • May 26, 2016 | 5:30 PM
    Johan Lundin, M.D., Ph.D., Karolinska Institute Stockholm; University
    of Helsinki, Finland

    Gian Kayser, PD Dr. med., Institute of Pathology, Universitätsklinikum
    Freiburg, Germany

    Imaging in clinics and research
  • May 27, 2016 | 5:30 PM
    Paul van Diest, Prof. Dr., Dept. of Pathology, University Medical Centre
    Utrecht, Netherlands

    Liron Pantanowitz, M.D., Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh,
    United States

    Digital pathology workflow integration
  • May 28, 2016 | 11:00 AM
    Manfred Dietel, Prof. Dr. med., Director of the Institute of Pathology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin

    Integrative pathology and translational medicine

Additional sessions

ECDP 2016 will also serve as a hub for workshops and meetings of DICOM WG-26 (May 25) and IHE-WG PaLM (May 23–25) including a Joint Meeting on May 25, 3:00 PM–5:00 PM CEST.

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