The Pathology Informatics Summit 2014 will take place on May 13-16, 2014, in Pittsburgh. This is the only conference in the country that is devoted exclusively to pathology informatics. No lab professional with an interest in IT should miss it. The schedule for the entire conference is now available for review.
Three workshops are offered on the first day, May 13: (1) A Comprehensive Review of Pathology Informatics; (2) HIMA Imaging Science; and (3) Informatics-Driven Molecular Pathology. A fourth workshop is also offered in the evening of May 14 entitled Digital Pathology 101. Admission to these workshops is included in the conference registration fee.
The plenary conference begins on Wednesday, May 14, with two tracks: LIS Technology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. A third track will be used to showcase the best pathology informatics abstracts that are submitted as well as additional proffered lectures. Here is an alphabetical list of faculty, all leaders in the field.
There are five platinum vendors signed up for the conference at the present time: Cerner, Leica, Hamamatsu, SCC Soft, and Sunquest. Here is a list of the seven participating silver vendors with an anticipated additional dozen or more by the time of the conference: Apollo LIMS, General Data, LigoLab, Orchard Software, STS/Software Testing Solutions, Visiopharm, Xifin.