Hilton Molino Stucky Venice
Venice, Italy
September 25–28, 2018

 

Overview

The 22nd International Surgical Pathology Symposium addresses unique challenges and problems encountered in today’s practice. Participants will review case histories, examine images by virtual microscopy, and formulate diagnoses. The unique subtleties and differentiating characteristics of each diagnosis will be highlighted. Participants will also discuss the patient management strategy used in each case.

During the four-day conference, 37 cases will be presented and discussed. Three to four specialty areas will be featured each day to include:

Head & Neck Pathology
Bone & Soft Tissue Pathology
Breast Pathology
Cytopathology
Dermatopathology
Endocrine Pathology
Gastrointestinal Pathology
Gynecologic Pathology
Infectious Disease
Liver Pathology
Prostate Pathology
And important surgical pathology practice issues and concerns

 

Intended Audience

This course is designed for practicing surgical pathologists. Other medical laboratory scientists or physicians interested in enhancing their delivery of care may also benefit from this program.

 

Conference Objectives

Upon completion of the conference, participants should be able to:

  • Identify and resolve common diagnostic dilemmas.
  • Interpret appropriate ancillary tests for study cases.
  • Enumerate treatment options of each case diagnosis.
  • Integrate diagnostic, clinical, and pathologic challenges within pathologist/clinician communication.

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic conference does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures that may be discussed or taught in this course.

 

Credit

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conference Faculty

Faculty image for 22nd International Surgical Pathology SymposiumFaculty Disclosure

As a provider accredited by ACCME, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science (Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development) must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in its educational activities. Course director(s), planning committee, faculty, and all others who are in a position to control the content of this educational activity are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest related to the subject matter of the educational activity. Safeguards against commercial bias have been put in place. Faculty also will disclose any off-label and/or investigational use of pharmaceuticals or instruments discussed in their presentation. Disclosure of this information will be published in course materials so those participants in the activity may formulate their own judgments regarding the presentation.

National Physician Payment Transparency Program

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science complies with the requirements of the National Physician Payment Transparency Program OPEN PAYMENTS (Physician Payments Sunshine Act).

 

Agenda

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Registration

Physicians/Scientists – $1100
Residents/Fellows/Allied Health – $950

The registration fee includes tuition, conference syllabus (provided within a conference app/accessible online), break refreshments, daily lunch, and reception. Although it is not the policy of Mayo Medical Laboratories Education Department to limit the number of participants, conference room facilities may necessitate closing of enrollment; therefore, early registration is strongly advised. Please do not finalize hotel or travel arrangements until you receive electronic notification.

Registration deadline — August 27, 2018.  

 

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your participation in this conference on or before August 27, 2018, your registration fee, less a $75 administrative fee, will be refunded. Mayo Medical Laboratories Education Department must receive written notification of your cancellation. No refunds will be made after August 27, 2018.

Mayo Medical Laboratories reserves the right to cancel or postpone any conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event Mayo Medical Laboratories must cancel or postpone this conference, Mayo Medical Laboratories will refund the registration fee, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

 

Travel and Lodging

Lodging arrangements are the sole responsibility of the individual registrant.

Mayo Medical Laboratories is not responsible for expenses incurred by an individual who is not confirmed and for whom space is not available at the meeting. Costs incurred by the registrant such as airline or hotel fees or penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

Lodging Accommodations

A block of rooms have been secured at the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice for participants and their guests, with special conference rates. To receive the special rate, you must make reservations before the room block is filled or before the expiration date of August 24, 2018, whichever comes first. Reservations submitted following this date will be subject to availability.  See the below details:

 

Hilton Molino Stucky Venice
Giudecca, 810
30133 Venice, Italy

The Hilton provides complimentary shuttle boat from the hotel to the following locations:

  • Piazza San Marco
  • Basilica di San Marco
  • Doge’s Palace
  • There is a short walk to the Grand Canal, the Guggenheim Museum, and the Teatro La Fenice.

Reservations

Coming later September will be the option to reserve rooms via an online portal.

The following daily rates include buffet breakfast, WI-FI, fitness center, and rooftop swimming pool.
249 EUR single/double – Twin/King Guestroom
273 EUR single/double – Deluxe Guestroom
323 EUR single/double – Executive Suite

VAT is NOT included in the above rate (10%). Taxes may change due to governmental amendment without prior notice and may have to be settled upon check in at the hotel. Three nights deposit is required at the time of reservation.

Note: Breakfast will only be provided to guests of the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice via their guest room rate. The special rate inclusive of breakfast applies only to bookings made directly to the Hilton Molino Stucky Venice and may not be valid through third party bookings.

Note: Hilton Molino Stucky Venice Cancellation Fee — Guests can cancel, reduce, or modify their reservations until August 25, 2018, without penalty. Cancellations or reductions made after August 25, 2018, will be subject to the amount of cancelled or reduced nights.

 

 

Conference Dinner – Tuesday, September 25, 7 p.m.

Participants and a guest are cordially invited to join the conference faculty for the Conference Dinner to be held Tuesday, September 25 at Sale Del Ridotto of Palazzo Dandolo. Located in the heart of Venice and dating back to the 1500s, this palace has had a multitude of purposes including a home, casino, magistrate offices, a warehouse, and currently the Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal (formerly, the Palazzetto Vallaresso Erizzo). Extensive restorations have defined the beauty of the building’s architecture and it provides an ideal atmosphere for dinners/receptions.

Preregistration is required.

 

 

Tours and Trips

In conjunction with the 22nd International Surgical Pathology Symposium, tours have been arranged for attendees and their guests before, during, and after the conference. The tour arrangements and expenses are in addition to the conference registration and are managed by Kuoni Destination Management company. Tour registration will open on Monday, October 9, 2017.

A PDF containing tour information can be found here.

Term and conditions for tour participation can be found here. 

 

Monday, September 24

  • Full-Day Verona Tour
  • Full-Day Valpolicella Tour

 

Tuesday, September 25

  • St. Mark’s Square and Gondola Tour
  • Tintoretto and Tiziano’s Venetian Art Masterpieces

 

Wednesday, September. 26

  • Islands Tour: Murano, Burano, Torcello
  • Secret Venice
  • Evening Mystery Venice

 

Thursday, September 27

  • Venice City Tour and Modern Art
  • Shopping at Fondaco dei Tedeschi
  • Bacaro Tour

 

Friday, September 28, to Sunday, September 30

  • Weekend in Rome

 

Pre-Conference Bicycle Trip

Hindriks Bicycle Tours is organizing a 10-day pre-conference bicycle tour. The ride takes you on a new bicycle route from the Alps to the Adriatic Sea. You will start on the southern side of the Alps mountains in the attractive Austrian town of Villach. After two days in Austria, you will pass the border of Austria, Slovenia, and Italy and spend the rest of the ride in the Italian province of Friuli.

The Alpe Adria bicycle path is already known as one of the most spectacular tracks in European cycling. In fact, it is a path that offers plenty of surprises for cyclists. You'll cross pleasant cities, medieval towns, and charming villages. You'll pedal along wooded rivers and sparkling streams that sometimes disappear in wild ravines. After riding along scenic alpine valleys, you will ride down to the fertile plain of Friuli that will lead up to the sunny beaches of the Adriatic Sea.

Accommodations are excellent, with mainly 4-star ratings. The riding is moderate, some hilly and rolling terrain at the beginning, moving to more flat terrain later in the trip. Daily distances are between 30 and 35 miles with two longer point-to-point riding days. The trip is 10 days/9 nights.

Trip price: $ 3,900, single supplement $ 750. Included are bus transfers, 9 nights/10 days in comfortable hotels, all breakfasts, 6 dinners, trekking bikes (Giant Aero RS1), entrance fees to selected sights, bicycle guides, and a support van. Trip starts and ends at Venice Airport. Dates are from Saturday, September 15, to Monday September 24, 2018.

For more information: Email Herman at herman@hindrikstours.com.

 

 

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