8th Annual Scientific and Business Meeting 2024

Preliminary program

Location:
Doubletree Hilton, Northbridge WA (Friday and Saturday).
PathWest Laboratory Medicine, Department of Anatomical Pathology, QE2 Medical Centre (Thursday)

Date: 17th – 19th October 2024

International Guest: Professor Romil Saxena, MD, FRCPath
Professor of Pathology
Director, Liver Pathology Service
Director, Gastrointestinal and Liver Pathology Fellowship
Medical Director, Histology Laboratory
Emory University School of Medicine.

Preliminary Program

Thursday 17th
Afternoon

3:15
Registration, PathWest Laboratory Medicine, Department of Anatomical Pathology, QE2 Medical Centre

 3:40-3:45
Welcome

3:45-4:30
Liver speciality BYO cases, Prof R Saxena

4:30-5:15
The protean manifestations of DILI and HILI, Prof Catriona McKenzie

 ‘Gastronomy for gastrointestinal pathologists’ 5:30pm, social event and meal

Friday 18th

9:45
Registration, Doubletree Hilton, Northbridge, Perth

10:15-10:30
Welcome

10:30-11:30
Presentation TBA – Prof R Saxena

11:30-12:30
Gastric small biopsy challenges, Dr Christophe Rosty

12:30-1:30
Lunch

1:30-2:15
‘Having fun in Research Collaborations; successfully working with research groups’, Dr Amanda Charlton

2:15-3:00
Presentation TBA – Prof R Saxena

3:00-3:30
Afternoon tea

3:30-4:00
Emerging biomarkers of pancreatic and biliary cancers – A/Prof Angela Chou

4:00-4:30
Consensus guidelines for HER2 testing in gastric, gastro-oesophageal, and oesophageal adenocarcinomas – Dr Masato Yozu

4:30-5:30
Gastrointestinal luminal multidisciplinary case presentation; Barrett’s oesophagus, Presenter – Dr Preithy Uthamalingam, Chair – Prof P Kumarasinghe

Conference dinner 6pm, Venue to be confirmed

Saturday 19th

8:30
Registration

9:00-10:30
Debate, Topic – Non-conventional dysplasia in IBD is a robust diagnosis that leads to clear management outcomes. Team QLD versus Team NSW.
Clinical reflection – Management of IBD patients with dysplasia.
Chair – Dr SM Chai

10:30-11:00
Morning tea

11:00-11:30
Oesophageal squamous dysplasia – ready for primetime? – Prof P Kumarasinghe

11:30 – 12:15
Hepatobiliary multidisciplinary case presentation, Presenter – Dr Dilini Gunawardena, Chair – Dr Daniel Houghton

12:15-1:15
AGM/Lunch

1:15-2:15
Curly topics in gastrointestinal pathology – Presenters TBA

2:15-2:45
Afternoon tea

2:45-3:45
Registrar and/or Fellow presentations
AGPS research presentation

3:45-4:00
Prize presentation – Registrar/Fellow award for best presentation

4:00-4:10
Close of meeting