Thursday, November 16, 2023

08:55-09:00 Opening Remarks & Introduction of Keynote
09:00-10:00 Plenary – Opening Keynote
Barrett’s esophagus, dysplasia, and esophageal neoplasms.
Dr. Amitabh Srivastava
10:00-10:45 Plenary
Gastric cancer: clinical-pathologic approach to endoscopic resection of early stage lesions
Dr. Corwyn Roswell
10:45-11:00 Break
11:00-11:45 Plenary
Issues and challenges in appendiceal neoplasia
Dr. Amitabh Srivastava
11:45-12:30 Plenary
Diagnostic approach to inflammatory diseases of the esophagus
Dr. Shaheed Hakim
12:30-13:15 Lunch
13:15-14:00 Plenary
Inflammatory diseases of the stomach
Dr. Cathy Streutker
14:00-14:45 Plenary
Colorectal cancer – pathologic reporting of resections and malignant polyps
Dr. Sameer Shivji
02:45-15:00 Break
15:00-15:45 Patient Advocate
Advocating for Biomarker Testing for Cancer Patient Across Canada and Internationally
Barry Stein
15:45-16:45 Plenary
Inflammatory bowel disease and other inflammatory diseases of the colorectum – approach to diagnosis, pitfalls, and update on new classification system for colitis associated dysplasia
Dr. R. Riddell
16:45-17:30 Plenary
DPYD testing in GI cancers
Chris Trevors

Friday, November 17, 2023

08:55-09:00 Opening Remarks
Dr. Anna Plotkin
09:00-09:45 Plenary
Overview of common medical and tumor pathologies on liver biopsy
Dr. Kai Duan
09:45-10:30 Plenary
Proficiency testing in colorectal cancer biomarkers, update from the CPQA
Dr. Brandon Sheffield
10:30-10:45 Break
10:45-11:30 Plenary
Pancreatic and biliary tumors
Dr. Klaudia Nowak
11:30-12:15 Plenary
The WHO System for Reporting Pancreaticobiliary Cytopathology
Dr. Sandy Lou
12:15-13:00 Lunch
13:00-13:45 Plenary
MEN on Fire – Gastroenteropancreatic Neuroendocrine Neoplasms
Dr. Lina Chen
13:45-14:30 Plenary
Molecular Biomarkers for GI Tumours
Dr. Aaron Pollett
14:30-15:15 Plenary
Small bowel biopsies: Celiac Disease and Other Sprue-Like Conditions of the Small Bowel
Dr. James (Jay) Conner
15:15-15:20 Closing Remarks