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All lectures in the Europe Hall, Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre
Registration and get-together buffet in the Foyer, Aalborg Congress & Culture Centre

Tuesday 9th June 2015

16:00 – 18:00 Registration
18:00 – 20:00 Informal get-together buffet

Wednesday 10th June 2015

07:30 – 08:45 Registration
08:45 – 09:00 Mogens Vyberg, NordiQC: Welcome
09:00 – 10:20 Lung cancer

  • Keith Kerr, Aberdeen, UK: WHO classification of lung carcinomas 2015 – update on subtyping and the role of IHC and molecular pathology (50+10 min)
  • Mogens Vyberg, NordiQC: EQA of lung carcinoma marker analyses (15+5 min)

10:20 – 10:50 Coffee. Exhibitions and posters

10:50 – 12:30 Malignant mesothelioma

  • Oluf Dimitri Røe, Trondheim, Norway: Malignant mesothelioma – epidemiology and molecular biology (25+5 min)
  • Sisko Anttila, Espoo, Finland: Malignant mesothelioma – update on pathology and IHC (45+5 min)
  • Mogens Vyberg, NordiQC: EQA of malignant mesothelioma marker analyses (15+5 min)

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch. Exhibitions and posters

13:30 – 15:05 Gynecological cancer

  • Ben Davidson, Oslo, Norway: The role of IHC in surgical pathology of the uterine corpus and cervix, vagina and vulva (40+5 min)
  • Blake Gilks, Vancouver, Canada: The role of IHC in surgical pathology of the ovary, tube and peritoneum (40+5 min)
  • Rasmus Røge, NordiQC: EQA of gynecological cancer marker analyses (15+5 min.)

15:05 – 15:35 Coffee. Exhibitions and posters

15:35 – 17:00 Perspectives on IHC

  • Allen Gown, Seattle, USA: Next generation IHC (50+5 min.)
  • Ben Vainer, Copenhagen, Denmark: Next generation image analysis for quantitation in IHC (30+5 min.)

18:00 – 19:30 Reception at Musikkens Hus (House of Music) - Mayor’s welcome

Thursday 11th June 2015

09.00 – 10:30 Progress in IHC and molecular pathology EQA

  • Han van Krieken, Nijmegen, Holland: The Quality assurance program on KRAS testing of the ESP: ongoing progress (35+5 min)
  • Eugen Petcu, Brisbane, Australia: Immunohistochemistry Quality Assurance Program in Australasia: An Update I (20+5 min)
  • Glenn Francis, Brisbane, Australia: Immunohistochemistry Quality Assurance Program in Australasia: An Update  II (20+5 min)

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee. Exhibitions and posters

11:00 – 12:35 Progress in IHC and molecular pathology EQA (cont.)

  • Blake Gilks, Vancouver, Canada: Scope of an international society for IHC (20+5 min)
  • Emina Torlakovic, Toronto, Canada: International standardization of positive and negative controls for IHC (35+5 min)
  • Søren Nielsen, NordiQC: International standardization of controls – the practical approach (25+5 min)

12:35 – 13:35 Lunch. Exhibitions and posters

13:35 – 14:20 Progress in IHC and molecular pathology EQA (cont.)

14:20 – 15:05 Melanocytic tumours

  • Thomas Brenn, Edinburgh, UK: Melanocytic tumours – update on epidemiology and molecular biology (40+5 min)

15:05 – 15:35 Coffee. Exhibitions and posters

15:35 – 16:40 Melanocytic tumours (cont.)

  • Torben Steiniche, Aarhus, Denmark: Melanocytic tumours - update on image analysis (40+5 min)
  • Jan Klos, NordiQC: EQA of melanoma marker analyses (15 +5 min)

18:30 – Conference dinner (Restaurant Fusion)

Friday 12th June 2015

09:00 – 10:40 Breast cancer

  • Tibor Tot, Falun, Sweden: Intratumoral heterogeneity - IHC and ISH analysis (40+5 min.)
  • Søren Nielsen, NordiQC: EQA of breast marker analyses (20+5 min.)
  • Rasmus Røge, NordiQC: Quantitative image analysis in breast cancer diagnosis (25+5 min.)

10:40 – 11:10 Coffee. Exhibitions and posters

11:10 – 12:50 Breast cancer (cont’d)

  • Matthias Christgen: Molecular markers in breast cancer:  Research and diagnostic testing, with special reference to HER2, MDR1 and Ki67 (45+5 min.)
  • David Rimm, New Haven, CT, USA: Measurement Reveals Data that is missed by Observation/Reading of Breast Cancer Biomarkers (45+5 min.)

12:50 – 13:00 Mogens Vyberg, NordiQC: Closing the conference

13:00 Lunch – restaurant and to-go

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