Digital Pathology Congress: USA


10th-11th Jul 2017


Chicago, IL
Palmer House Hilton Hotel

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3rd Digital Pathology Congress: USA


Global Engage is pleased to announce that the 3rd Digital Pathology Congress: USA will take place on 10-11 July 2017 at the Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago. 

This congress has been specially designed for experts who need to position themselves to exploit the technology. In particular the meeting will examine the applications and benefits of adopting digital pathology as well as the business case to be made for it.

With the recent FDA approval of the Philips IntelliSite Pathology Solution, we are delighted that both Mark Gustavson, Senior Staff Fellow, FDA and Esther Abels, Director, Regulatory, Clinical and Medical Affairs, Philips will be presenting at this year’s congress.

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With over 200 industry and academic experts expected over the two days, the congress will provide the opportunity to take home cutting edge strategies, analysis techniques, case study examples and methods to allow you to fully understand both the technology and accompanying informatics and image analysis tools and utilize digital pathology to its greatest potential.

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Confirmed Speakers include:


Strategy and Technology

To properly take advantage of the potential benefits & future developments of Digital requires an implementation strategy and understanding of the available technologies.

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Pathology Informatics

The emerging solutions for automated information and image management are having significant effects on pathology and the clinical laboratories not least on workflow which is greatly enhanced by new software and hardware solutions.

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Virtual Microscopy & Digital Image Analysis

Overcoming challenges in image analysis is being greatly aided by image standardization, pattern recognition and algorithm developments.

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Case Studies

Digital pathology applications and research case studies

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The scope of the conference is exemplified by the keynote presentations.

Application of Digital Pathology in Clinical Practice, Education and Research    Dariusz Borys, Associate Professor of Pathology and Orthopaedic Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center

A Value Added Paradigm for Whole Slide Imaging    Stephen Hewitt, Head, Experimental Pathology Laboratory, National Cancer Institute, NIH

How to Develop and Evaluate an Image Analysis System That Makes Sense to Pathologists    Metin Gurcan, Associate Professor Biomedical Informatics & Director of the Clinical Image Analysis Lab, Ohio State University

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Palmer House Hilton
17 East Monroe Street
Chicago, IL 60603

Accommodation is available at a group rate.  Details of how to book will be sent after registration. 



Step 1: Click to Choose Your Delegate Package

Academics/NFP/Hospital Pathologists


Fee for practising pathologists, hospitals, medical doctors, university academics & NFP employees. Offer not applicable to employees from solution providers who should select the option below.

Standard Fee


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Solution Provider Fee


This fee applies to organisations offering services and/or business & technology solutions and also to business consultants.

We accept the following cards through Worldpay
  • Visa
  • Visa Electron
  • Mastercard
  • Maestro
  • JCB

Step 2: Delegate Information

Yacht Cruise

Your invitation to Indica Labs Sunset Yacht Cruise

Sunday 9th July

Take in a unique view of Chicago and enjoy dinner and drinks with your conference delegates as you cruise the Chicago River on this 90 ft luxury yacht!

 Yacht Cruise900

  • 5:30PM – There will be a shuttle taking guests from the Palmer House Hilton Hotel to the Harbour, (and returning guests to the hotel at the end of the cruise
  • 6:00PM – Guest Loading
  • 6:30PM – Prompt – Yacht Departure for Sunset Cruise – Dinner and Drinks will be served
  • 8.30PM – Yacht returns to Harbor & Guest Depart Ship

For guests who choose to drive, there is parking available at the DuSable Harbor Parking Lot – rates range from $16-$24For guests who choose to drive, there is parking available at the DuSable Harbor Parking Lot – rates range from $16-$24.

Please RSVP for the event with your Full Name, Company, Email Address & Phone Number by Wednesday July 5th. 

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Perfect talks

I liked the program and the speakers. The length of the talks and amount of material was perfect. I liked the mix of biotech, company and academic speakers. I also liked the collegial and friendly atmosphere during the meeting.

Beatrice Knudsen

Director of Translational Pathology, Medical Director of Biobank and Translational Research Core, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA

Engaging speakers

There was a wide range of speakers, perfect amount of time per topic and good mix of short and long sessions. The speakers were engaging and truly spoke to audience across pretty diverse fields.

Erin Brannick

Assistant Professor, Director of Comparative Pathology Laboratory, Department of Animal & Food Sciences, University of Delaware, USA

Great mix

There was varying lecture content – a mixture of technical and research, and the inclusion of a FDA spokesperson to clarify some of the issues.

Kathleen Whitney

Attending Pathologist, Montefiore Medical Center, USA

Excellent opportunity

I liked the mix of image scientists, pathologists and companies. It was an excellent opportunity to meet a diverse group in digital pathology.

Lenore McMackin

President & CTO at InView Technology Corporation, USA

Conference Sponsors

  • Corista
    Platinum Sponsor
  • Sino Image
    Platinum Sponsor
  • Philips
    Gold Sponsor
  • Faxitron
    Gold Sponsor
  • Indica Labs
    Gold Sponsor
  • Motic
    Gold Sponsor
  • Leica Biosystems
    Gold Sponsor
  • microDimensions
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Proscia
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • GRM
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Hamamatsu
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • Techcyte
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor
  • PathAI
    Exhibitor & Content Sponsor


Sponsors and exhibitors at our conferences have the opportunity to meet and form partnerships with delegates on a formal and informal basis in a relaxed and professional atmosphere.

Our sponsorship packages offer a wide range of attendance options to suit your budget and business needs in order to maximize return on investment.

If there is any other way you would like to sponsor or increase branding for your company at the event, please get in touch and we will be able to offer you a bespoke service.

Twenty-Minute Prearranged One-to-One Meetings

You will be able to select which delegates you would like to meet in a series of prearranged twenty-minute one-to-one meetings, held during breakout sessions from the main conference agenda. In order to assist you with your choices, ten days before the conference we will provide you with profiles of all attending delegates and once you have made your choices we will combine this with delegate choices to provide you with a confirmed meetings schedule for the conference. Our conference team will be available at the sessions to ensure all your meetings take place on time. 

Pre or Post Event Workshops

Host your own half or full day pre or post event workshop to a dedicated audience around a subject of your choice. Global Engage will assist with the marketing of your workshop to provide a guaranteed audience.

Pre-Event Marketing & Branding

Market to our event database and / or increase brand awareness through taking a poster position or sponsoring one of the refreshment breaks, lunches, drinks receptions or poster sessions. This can be supplemented by branding options such as placing your logo on the attendee lanyards or conference bags. 


Showcase your technologies and products throughout the conference in the dedicated exhibition areas where all refreshment breaks and lunches take place, as well as the networking drinks reception at the end of day one.

Speaking Opportunities

Options include:

  • 30-minute speaker presentations
  • Chairing / panelist positions during a 30-minute panel discussion
  • Hosting a 1-hour workshop within the conference program
Sponsorship Opportunities

For further details please contact
Steve Hambrook, Conference Director
Telephone +44 (0) 1865 849841 or

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Digital Pathology Congress: USA

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For details on attendees, packages and new opportunities, please contact our sponsorship team who will quickly provide everything you need to assess the conference for yourself.

Media Partners

We have lots of promotional options available to our partners. If you are interested or would like more information, please contact

  • Absave
  • Biochem Adda
  • Biocompare
  • Biosave
  • Cancers
  • Digital Biomarkers
  • GEN
  • Global Information
  • Hospitals Management
  • Informatics
  • Journal of Clinical Medicine
  • Labsave
  • Pharmaceutical-review
  • Pathobiology
  • The Pathologist
  • PharmaVOICE
  • SciDoc Publishers
  • Select Science
  • Technology Networks