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until ECP 2024 opens its doors!

The submission deadline was 16 April 2024

We would like to thank all abstract authors for their abstract submission(s). The abstract submission was closed 16 April 2024. Late abstracts cannot be taken into consideration. 

Please note that abstracts can only be presented (and thus published) on-site, not virtually! Please ensure that you are able to travel to Florence when submitting an abstract. This also applies for abstracts which are being accepted as E-Posters.

Welcome Address by Prof. Schirmacher and Prof. Nesi

The European Society of Pathology (ESP) and the Italian Society of Pathology invite you to the 36th European Congress of Pathology (ECP 2024). It will take place in the Congress Center, Fortezza da Basso, in Florence from 7 – 11 September 2024. Over the last years ECP has become the worldwide leading congress in Pathology and the Florence congress will increase this legacy with top contributions in diagnostic training, research and education. For these few days in September, pathologists, clinicians, molecular biologists, geneticists, bioinformaticians, IT experts as well as our industry partners will gather together for ECP 2024 and will make Florence the capital of Pathology. It is a MUST event and you should be there! 

The motto of the ECP 2024‚ Multidimensional Pathology – Cornerstone of modern diagnostics reflects the fact that Pathology as no other medical discipline has integrated novel technologies – such as electron microscopy, immunohistology, molecular diagnostics and recently computational pathology (and more to come) – into its portfolio while safely relying on classical histology in its broad spectrum of diagnostic services. By this, Pathology has gained a position as one of the forefront innovation drivers in medicine and a key player in medical decision making. ECP 2024 is dedicated to provide up-to-date insight into the whole spectrum of modern diagnostic and translational tools and achievements that characterize Pathology and its contribution to innovative diagnostics. [...]

Peter Schirmacher

Peter Schirmacher
President of the European Society of Pathology

Peter Schirmacher
Gabriella Nesi

Gabriella Nesi
Chair of the Local Organising Committee of ECP 2024

Gabriella Nesi
ESP is pleased to announce the launch of the “Virchows Archiv Best Paper Award for Young Investigators”.

New Award launched!

The European Society of Pathology (ESP) wishes to recognize outstanding works being published by young investigators in the Official Journal of the Society (Virchows Archiv, VIAR). ESP is pleased to announce the launch of the “Virchows Archiv Best Paper Award for Young Investigators”. The winning paper/investigator will be selected after evaluation by the Journal Award Committee, chaired by the Editor-In-Chief of Virchows Archiv.

The award includes a monetary prize (€500) plus an ESP membership for one year, including free access to the online version of the Virchows Archiv. This year’s winner will be announced during the 36th European Congress of Pathology (ECP) in Florence and on the websites of the Journal and Society.

More detailed information is available on the website of the European Society of Pathology.

Attending the ECP 2023

Here is why you should attend: 

  • All-in-one delegate fee
  • The opportunity to meet pathologists from more than 100 countries around the globe
  • A chance to meet your peers and evaluate research in front of leading world experts
  • Outstanding keynote lectures
  • Opportunity to interact with world-renowned speakers and chairs
  • A world-class platform to exhibit your products and services
  • Attractive industry sessions
  • All* content available on demand after the congress

* Videomicroscopy Sessions will neither be live-streamed nor recorded.

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