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In the dynamic field of pathology, staying abreast of the latest advancements, breakthroughs, and networking opportunities is crucial for professionals seeking to excel in their careers. As we look ahead to 2024, a myriad of global pathology events and conferences promise to be the epicenter of knowledge exchange, innovation, and collaboration. We compiled a list of some of the most promising upcoming global pathology conferences in alphabetical order to put on your calendar now.

1. AMP (Association for Molecular Pathology) Europe Meeting

Location: Madrid, Spain

Date: June 24-26, 2024

Website: AMP Europe

AMP is a leading organization in molecular diagnostics, and its Europe Congress is a premier meeting of molecular professionals around the globe. They will explore how cutting-edge technology and developments in molecular testing and diagnostics impact patient care.

2. Asia-Pacific International Academy of Pathology (APIAP) Congress

Location: TBD

Date: TBD

Website: APIAP 2023 Congress

The APIAP Congress brings together pathologists from the Asia-Pacific region and beyond for collaboration and knowledge exchange. The event covers a wide spectrum of pathology topics, reflecting the diverse healthcare landscape of the region.

3. Digital Diagnostics Summit

Location: Park City, Utah, USA

Date: September 15-17, 2024

Website: Digital Diagnostics Summit

The annual Digital Diagnostic Summit in Utah provides an ideal environment for collaborating with industry experts to move the needle of digital pathology from theory to practical implementation. With plenty of time to relax and network, it’s also the perfect atmosphere to “roll up your sleeves” and get digital pathology done. Registration includes conference admission, hotel, food and beverages, and a premier excursion.

4. Digital Pathology and AI Congress

Location: Various

Dates: May & September 2024


Digital Pathology & AI Congress: Asia

Digital Pathology & AI Congress: Europe

Digital Pathology & AI Congress: USA

The Digital Pathology & AI Congress is a great event to explore technology integration into pathology practices. There are multiple throughout the year in various locations around the globe. From artificial intelligence to whole-slide imaging, this conference covers the spectrum of digital pathology.

5. DPA (Digital Pathology Association) Pathology Visions

Location: Orlando, FL, USA

Date: November 3-5, 2024

Website: DPA PathVisions Meeting

Pathology Visions delivers education and best practice purveyance while influencing industry standards and contributing to the advancement of patient care. Get access to 50+ presenters, 70+ posters, 45+ vendors showcasing the latest innovations in DP and AI, countless opportunities for discussion and engagement, and so much more.

6. ESMO World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer

Location: Munich, Germany

Date: June 26-29, 2024

Website: ESMO World Congress Meeting

Brought to you by the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO), the congress will be the place to present impactful new data in GI oncology. ESMO is committed to ensuring a clear roadmap to help facilitate the implementation of new practice-changing discoveries in the clinic for the benefit of all patients with GI cancers and whose wellbeing is our primary concern.

7. European Congress of Pathology (ECP)

Location: Florence, Italy

Date: September 7-11, 2024

Website: ECP Meeting

The ECP aim is to provide an up-to-date scientific program covering all major areas of diagnostic, translational, molecular, and investigative pathology. The meeting emphasizes recent developments in pathology, particularly in the applications of technologies linked to molecular understanding, and strengthening the role of continuing close clinicopathological cooperation for patient benefit.

8. International Academy of Pathology (IAP) World Congress

Location: Cancun, Mexico

Date: October 26 – 31, 2024

Website: IAP Meetings

The biannual IAP World Congress is a global gathering of pathologists, offering a comprehensive overview of pathology research and practice worldwide. The event’s diverse program covers a broad range of topics, ensuring relevance for pathologists with varying subspecialties.

9. Pathology Informatics Summit

Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA

Date: May 20 – 23, 2024

Website: PI Summit

The Pathology Informatics Summit explores the intersection of pathology and information technology. Topics for 2024 include the potential FDA regulation of laboratory-developed tests as medical devices, LIS synchronization and workflow, and cutting-edge cases of digital path AI in clinical and anatomic pathology.

10. USCAP Annual Meeting

Location: Baltimore, MD, USA

Date: March 23-28, 2024

Website: USCAP Annual Meeting

The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology (USCAP) Annual Meeting is a cornerstone event for pathologists worldwide. In 2024, the meeting promises a diverse range of sessions covering pathology’s various subspecialties, offering a comprehensive learning experience for attendees.


In 2024, the global pathology community can look forward to an exciting lineup of events and conferences that promise to shape the future of the field. From discussions on the latest diagnostic tools to exploring the potential of digital pathology and molecular advancements, these gatherings offer invaluable opportunities for networking, learning, and staying at the forefront of pathology innovation. As professionals gear up for these events, the shared goal remains clear: advancing the field of pathology for the betterment of patient care worldwide.

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