This image shows Roche staff from across APAC in attendance at the event
In October 2022, Roche Diagnostics Australia was excited to attend one of the largest gatherings of local and international pathologists in our region.
After years of lockdowns, this year’s XXXIV International Congress of the International Academy of Pathology saw a gathering of pathologists, laboratory managers, lab directors, and lab scientists.
Aside from plenary sessions, delegates were welcomed into the main congress area, where vendors and delegates could interact. It was a chance to collaborate on industry trends in innovations, amongst a diverse group of participants.
As a regional leader in advanced and integrated solutions in pathology and diagnostic testing, Roche Diagnostics Australia joined as a platinum sponsor of IAP2022. Roche was pleased to sponsor three scientific symposiums with Australian presenters presenting to international delegates, sharing their rich and unique insights.
The Congress' scientific programme and sessions featured the latest insights across all major areas of diagnostic, translational, molecular, and investigative pathology. Held from 13-15 October 2022, the symposia were given by more than 50 regional thought leaders in pathology, with emphasis on recent developments in pathology.
To enhance the scientific programme at IAP2022, Roche sponsored three scientific symposiums by Australian presenters presenting to international delegates, sharing their rich and unique insight.
The first Roche-sponsored symposium was held virtually, on "Demystifying artificial intelligence in image analysis and algorithms" by Dr Jeremey Parry and A/Prof Simon Nazaetian.
The second sponsored symposium was given live, on "Applying algorithm-assisted assessment of HER 2 ISH to reduce interobserver variability" by Dr Cameron Snell and Dr Madeline Gaugh.
The final afternoon symposium was again live, given on "The Diagnostic Approach to Melanocytic Lesions" by Dr Robert Rawson.
These sessions assisted delegates in sharing science and provided an unparalleled opportunity to engage informally with each other. The scientific sessions and programme of the Congress featured a wide range of clinically oriented and scientific sessions intended to inspire. This includes virtual and in-person sessions with dozens of keynote lectures, slide seminars, short courses, symposia, and video-microscopy sessions, as well as oral free paper and poster sessions.
On the Roche stand, delegates were given demonstrations of the latest product suite in our digital pathology portfolio. Roche was able to showcase our new slide scanner, where delegates could witness first-hand in real-time how the solution could aid the pathology workflow through remote collaboration and enhanced diagnostic accuracy.