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The 2023 PPS meeting

Madrid - Spain

Madrid, Spain

Dear Collegues

We would like to invite you to 'SAVE THE DATE' for the 69th Annual Meeting of the Paediatric Pathology Society, which is being held in Madrid, Spain from the 14th to the 16th September 2023. 

Just to give you a flavour of Madrid, we have uploaded this timelapse for you to watch :)


This years meeting has been awarded 11 European credits by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME)


About this year's meeting

Scientific Programme

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Preliminary Program

69th PPS Annual Meeting – Madrid 2023

Hospital Niño Jesús

14th-16th September

Thursday 14th

15:30-16:30. Registration.

15:30-16:30. Committee Meeting.

16:30-16:40. Opening Ceremony. Paula Borralho & Isabel Colmenero.

16:40 – 19:15. Symposium: Hot Topics in Pediatric Pathology

16:40-17:05. Spitz Tumours in the Molecular Era - José Luis Rodríguez-Peralto, Spain

17:05-17:30. Transplant Pathology – Beyond Rejection - Marie-Anne Brundler, Canada

17:30-17.55. Update in Paediatric Lymphomas - María Rodríguez-Pinilla, Spain

17:55-18:25. Coffee Break

18:25-18:50. Emerging concepts in soft tissue tumours - Edmund Cheesman, UK

18:50-19:15. Pathology of Differences in Sex Development - Miguel Reyes-Múgica, USA

20.00. Welcome Cocktail at Hotel Novotel Madrid center


Friday 15th

9:00-10:00. Oral Presentations (pediatric) -Chairs: Edmund Cheesman & Marie-Anne Brundler

10:00-10:30. Digital Pathology or Molecular Pathology Session (Industry)

10:30-11:00. Coffee Break

11:00-12:00. Posters Session - Chairs: Aurore Coulomb & Claudia Salgado

12:00-13:00. John Emery Memorial Lecture by Prof. Rita Alaggio, Italy. - Chair: Paula Borralho

13:00-14:00. Lunch Break

14:00-16:00. Symposium: Perinatal Pathology - Chairs: Jelena Martinovic & Alfons Nadal

            14:00- 14:20.   Things we need to know in trophoblastic diseases - Sophie Patrier, France

            14:20-14:40.    Perinatal infections: New and old friends - Marta Cohen, UK

            14:40-15:00.    Things we need to think of in congentital anomalies: genetic or just misfortune? - Srinivas Annavarrapu, UK

            15:00-15:20.    Things we need to know in case of neonatal respiratory distres - Aurore Coulomb, France

            15:20-15:40.    Tips and tricks in fetal autopsies - Jelena Martinovic, France

            15:40-16:00. Q&A

16.00-16.30. Coffee Break

16:30-17:30. Meet the Expert - Chairs: Marta Cohen & Will Mifsud

16:30-17.00. Update on Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation. - Sara Vargas, USA

17.00-17:30. Cutaneous Mosaicisms. - Antonio Torrelo, Spain

17:30-18:30. Annual General Meeting.

19:00. Transfer to visit Reina Sofía Museum

21:00. Gala Dinner at NuBel Madrid, Reina Sofía Museum


Saturday 16th

09:00-10:30. Oral Presentations (perinatal) - Chairs: Sophie Patrier & Srinivas Annavarapu

10:30-11:00. Coffee Break

11:00-13:00. Young Pathologists Session - Chairs: Beata Hargitai & Marieke Hogenes

11:00-11:15. Case 1.

A case of sacrococcygeal teratoma with an unusual increased serum AFP level  - Laura Wise, Australia,

11:15-11:30. Case 2.

 A soft tissue tumor with a pseudovascular pattern - Luis Blasco, Spain

11:30-11:45. Case 3.

 A Case of Mediastinal NUT Carcinoma Clinically Masquerading as a Germ Cell Tumour - John Patrick O'Neill, Ireland

11:45-12:00. Case 4.

Clinical correlation in dermatopathology: An illustrative case - William Simmons, UK

12:00-12:15. Case 5.

Cutaneous lesions in a child with chromosomopathy - Isabel Torralba, Spain

12:15-12:30. Case 6.

A case of fetal intrapericardial teratoma - Mirthe Schoots, Netherlands

12:30-12:45. Case 7.

Non-sarcomeric hypertrophic cardiopathy - Claudia Salgado, USA

12:45-13.00. Case 8.

Acute liver failure of a preterm neonate - Zsofia Kramer, Hungary

13.00-13.15. Case 9.

Pleural nodules in an 8 year old girl - Alexia Gazeu, France

13:15-13:30. Closure and final remarks. Paula Borralho.

15:30-19:45. Optional Excursion: "Madrid Tour By Bus": Visit to the Royal Palace"