THE 5th INTERNATIONAL RENAL PATHOLOGY CONFERENCE (5th IRPC) ANNOUNCEMENT
We are pleased to invite you to the 5th International Renal Pathology Conference, one of the most important meetings devoted to native and transplant kidney diseases, which will be held on May 18th – 20th, 2023 in Zagreb, Croatia.
The Conference is organized by the Renal Pathology Society (RPS) in collaboration with the European Nephropathology Working Group under the auspices of the European Society of Pathology and by the School of Medicine, University of Zagreb. The local organizers are the Department of Pathology, School of Medicine and the Nephropathology Working Group of the Croatian Society for Pathology and Forensic Medicine.
The Conference will include 28 lectures presented by renowned international kidney disease experts who will present up-to-date knowledge about different kidney diseases including IgA nephropathy, vasculitis, membranous nephropathy, genetic kidney diseases, tubulointerstitial diseases, kidney diseases in the elderly and during pregnancy and transplant kidney pathology.
In addition, three clinicopathologic seminars with exceptionally interesting cases will be presented and discussed. Also, the RPS Research and Scientific Committee and Education and Training Committee members will present the role and work of these committees.
We also invite attendees to submit an abstract of their research in the field of renal diseases, as well as interesting case reports. The most interesting ones will be selected for poster presentation, and the best posters will be awarded.
The venue will be the Miroslav Čačković hall, at the School of Medicine, Šalata 3, Zagreb. Direct flights to Zagreb operate from many European cities including Munich, Frankfurt and London. The venue is near the city centre, easily accessible by public transport and at a short distance from many tourist attractions, museums, the Old Town, restaurants, cafes and hotels. If you plan to take advantage of this trip and explore Croatia further, you will not be disappointed. The country is an Adriatic playground with blue waters along the Dalmatian coast and an UNESCO-protected area in Dubrovnik and Plitvice Lakes. As of January 1, 2023, the official currency will be the Euro.
We look forward to welcoming you to a rich nephropathology program in the charming city of Zagreb.
Professor Danica Galešić Ljubanović, MD, PhD, Local host and Chair of the 5th IRPC Organizing Committee