WASPaLM - World Association of Societies of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine


  • Join WASPaLM in Kyoto in November 2017 for the 29th World Congress
  • Opening Ceremony, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • 9th Bulgarian National Conference of Clinical Laboratory
  • Bureau on Skype with Officials from the World Health Organization
  • Opening Ceremony, World Congress, Cancun, Mexico 2015
  • ICPaLM Opening
    WASPaLM Bureau Members with Hosts at ICPaLM Opening in 2014

World Congresses

Congress Year Place President Secretaries-General
I 1951 London Sir Lionel Whitby Wm. McMenemey
II 1954 Washington John R. Schenken C. G. Culbertson
III 1957 Brussels JeanCharles Firket Maurice Welsch
IV 1960 Madrid Antonio Utrilla-D J. Apancio-G
V 1963 Mexico Antiago Fraga-0 Ernesto Cervera
VI 1966 Rome T. DeSanctis Monaldi Bruno Delia Vida
VII 1969 Montreal Alec C. Ritchie Donald W. Penner
VIII 1972 Munich Martin Nordmann Hermann Lommel
IX 1975 Sydney Peter I. A. Hendry Robert A. Osborn
X 1978 Rio de Janeiro Jose Pinheiro Evaldo Melo
XI 1981 Jerusalem Henry Ungar Emanuel Levy
XII 1983 Tokyo Nozomu Kosakai Tadashi Kawai
XIII 1985v Brighton G.W.Pennington Colin C. Berry
XIV 1987 Washington R.L. Breckenridge Tyra T. Hutchens
XV 1989 Florence Guiseppe Bugiardini Manfredo Fanfani
XVI 1991 Vancouver Michael McNeely JohnJacques/ GinoMontessori
XVII 1993 Acapulco Guillermo Santoscoy-Gomez Francisco Resano
XVIII 1995 Auckland H. Konrad Muller Antony N. Barker
XIX 1997 Versailles Gerard Gallez Christine Ferriere
XX 1999 São Paulo Evaldo Melo Maria E. Mendes
XXI 2001 Düsseldorf Hans Reinauer William G. Wood
XXII 2003 Busan Han-Ik Cho Oh Hun Kwo
XXIII 2005 Istanbul Gamze Mocan Kuzey Arzu Sungur
XXIV 2007 Kuala Lumpur Lai-Meng Looi Laie Leslie
XXV 2009 Sydney Beverley Rowbotham Chris Hemmings
XXVI 2011 United States John Tomaszewski None
XXVII 2013 Canada Jagdish Butany None
XXVIII 2015 Mexico Roberto Ruiz-Arenas

Alberto Vázquez-Mellado

XXIX 2017 Kyoto Masami Murakami None