On-site Info

On-site Info

Conference Venue
Santa Apollonia
Via San Gallo, 25
Florence, Italy

Program Information
2018 Diagnostic Pathology Update will begin at 12:30 PM on Sunday, July 8. The registration desk will open at 11:30 AM on Sunday, July 8 for you to collect your name badge.

Breakfast is included in the room rate at the conference hotel, Grand Hotel Baglioni Firenze. Breakfast will not be served at the conference, although coffee breaks and lunch will be provided.

Course Materials

The course materials are currently available on the My USCAP Dashboard. Login at www.myuscap.org and select Pre-meetings Materials under Diagnostic Pathology Update: 7/8-13, 2018. There will be limited WiFi at the conference center. It is recommended that you download the materials in advance so you can follow along at the course.

Opening Reception | Sunday, July 8, 6:30 – 8:00 PM

All attendees and accompanying persons are invited to the opening reception.

Ospedale degli Innocenti
Room: Sala delle Compagnie
Piazza della Santissima Annunziata, 12
Florence, Italy

Bodyworks for Kids | Thursday, July 12, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

Bodyworks for Kids is designed for children of pathologists (ages 3-16). The program will be held at an anatomical wax museum and members of the DPU Faculty will be available to talk with the children about their specialty organs using the exquisite wax specimens in the museum. This is a complimentary event. If you would like to attend and have not already signed up, please visit the Registration Desk by Tuesday, July 10 to add your name to the list.

La Specola
Via Romana, 17
Florence, Italy

Weather and Dress Code

The average July temperature in Florence is 30°C/86°F and many buildings do not have air conditioning. Please dress casually for the conference and social events. Check the 10-day forecast, as there may be a chance of rain.


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