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XXVIII World Congress of Pathology
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Deadline for Abstracts is 31 August 2015
The 28th World Congress of Pathology will be held in Cancun, Mexico from November 18th through November 21st 2015 in conjunction with the 45th National Congress of the Mexican Society for Clinical Pathology.
|Left to Right: Roberto Ruiz-Arenas (Organizing Committee), Jonathan Angel (General Director, Cancunicc), Alana Burad-Reinchenbach (Sales Executive, Cancunicc), Professor Michael Oellerich (WASPaLM), Pablo Ruiz-Cordero (Organizing Committee) and Luis B. Vázquez (Operations Director, Cancunicc).
The exciting scientific program features, among many outstanding laboratorians, Nobel Laureat Professor Harald zur Hausen speaking of chronic human disease with a potential zoonotic background, Mehrdad Nadji speaking on biomolecular predictors in solid tumors and Michael Laposata speaking on diagnostic management teams. The Congress will focus on personalized medicine.
To view a copy of the program, click here.
Further information can be found at www.pathologycancun2015.org
The WASPaLM Bureau and House of Representatives will meet before the Congress. The Bureau will meet on November 17, 2015, and the House of Representatives on November 18, 2015. Representatives of all Constituent Societies will be sent detailed agendas and meeting books prior to the meeting. Among items on the agenda for WASPaLM are changes to the WASPaLM Bylaws. All member Societies are urged to send representatives for this important meeting.
Election of officers (except for the Secretary-Treasurer) and Directors of WASPaLM will be finalized by the House of Delegates at the World Congress of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in November 2015. The dates given below are approximate:
- Our Nominating Committee has communicated with our member Societies through the end of April 2015 asking for nominations;
- The Secretary-Treasurer sent any recommendations received to the Constituent Societies;
- Constituent Societies have until about 31 July 2015 to make additional nominations, each one supported by at least 3 Constituent Societies;
- By approximately 18 August 2015, the Secretary-Treasurer must send out the ballots;
- Ballots must be returned to the chair of the Nominating Committee around 1 October 2015
Constituent Societies are invited to review the Information Letter About Nominations from Nominating Committee Chair Professor Gamze Mocan Kuzey and to use the Nominations Form to submit nominations to the Nominating Committee.
From the 136th WHO Executive Board - Report of the WASPaLM Delegation
Communicable diseases and Ebola
WASPaLM was represented by Dr. Roberto Verna and Dr. Paula Tavora. Click here to read their report.
Last Updated 21 July 2015