Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It was with enormous pride and pleasure that we hosted the joint meeting of the Paediatric Pathology Society and the Society for Pediatric Pathology, in Birmingham, UK  on 4-6th September 2014.

Click here to view or download the meeting Programme,  Abstracts and list of Participants

PRESENTATIONS

Click on the individual titles below to view or download the presentations:-

 

The meeting was granted 10 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

The meeting also marked the Diamond Jubilee of the PPS.

The meeting was held at the famous International Conference Centre (ICC) in the heart of the city, next to the restored canals and close to all of Birmingham’s amenities, hotels and shopping.

The programme offered something for everyone, with two symposia, a slide seminar and two keynote lectures.  A large number of abstracts for the scientific sessions were submitted and the programme was of a high standard.

The Reception took place in the new Birmingham Library.  The Gala Dinner was held in the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery.  During the reception of which the famous Pre-Raphaelite Gallery of the Museum was open for a private viewing.

Please take a look at the gilded bronze statue of Matthew Boulton, James Watt and William Murdock the genius industrialists and entrepreneurs who contributed tot he fame of Birmingham and whom we chose to be the logo of the meeting and whom we pictured on our commemorative medal.

Birmingham is a great base for exploring the historic towns of the Midlands, and the beautiful countryside or a starting point for a tour of the UK.

We hope you enjoyed your visit.

Phil Cox, Tamas Marton, Beata Hargitai

Local Organisers

The PPS-SPP 2014 slide seminar, “New insight in head and neck pathology” is available for viewing at http://www.pathonet.com/news/paediatric-pathology-society-and-society-pediatric-pathology-congress

For instructions for viewing the slides please see the Slide Seminar section of  Scientific Programme page

ON-LINE REGISTRATION CLOSED ON 24th AUGUST 2014.
After that date registration is only possible by contacting the meeting organisers direct (meetings@rcpath.org  or +44(0)2074516715/6740) or on site.  The price for late registration is £380.00 for members and £400 for non-members. 

Delegates are reminded to contact Clearwater Events (www.clearwaterevents.co.uk) for any travel advice and to book the Accompanying Persons Activities.

Events

The Education Committee has put together an excellent programme, with symposia on Paediatric Neuropathology and Skeletal Dysplasias and a Slide seminar focussing on Head and Neck Pathology. This year’s John Emery lecture will be given by Prof Roc Kaschula from Cape Town, South Africa. Other highlights include the Lotte Strauss lecture and an IPPA graduate session.

Venue

The meeting is being held in the International Conference Centre (ICC) at the heart of the UK’s second city and within walking distance of the main hotels, attractions and the shopping. The Conference dinner will take place in the nearby Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, home to an internationally important collection of pre-Raphaelite art.

Location

Birmingham is at the heart of the UK’s road and rail networks and the international airport receives flights from many parts of Europe and also from further afield. Fast trains from London take around 80 minutes, for those arriving at Heathrow or attending the European Congress of Pathology.
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