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The IAP conducts biennial scientific meetings. The current scheduled congresses are:

  • 2020 - Glasgow, United Kingdom
    (took place as a virtual congress, Dec 6-8), hosted by the BDIAP
  • 2022 - Sydney, Australia (Oct 9-14)
  • 2024 - Cancun, Mexico (Oct 26-31)

BDIAP Members are entitled to reduced registration fees at the biennial congresses.

Bursaries are made available for young pathologists who have had an abstract accepted at the IAP congress.


Glasgow 2020

The BDIAP is co-hosting Glasgow 2020 with the European Society of Pathology (ESP). Bursary opportunities have been made available by the BDIAP for trainee pathologists from Member Countries and BDIAP Schools.

The XXXIII Congress of the International Academy of Pathology and 32nd Congress of the European Society of Pathology went virtual! The virtual congress took place 6-8 December. 

Read the official address from Congress Presidents Holger Moch and Ray McMahon.

Congress content is available to view on demand for 3 months via the congress website.

Updates will be posted on the ESP/IAP congress website. An FAQ section is also available, which will also be updated on a regular basis, to find answers to questions that might arise. 

Glasgow 2020 Bursaries

Additional bursaries will be available. Use the links below for further information:

Glasgow 2020 Congress Bursaries 

Nermin Durakovic Bursary Open to young Bosnian pathologists only

Further information about the biennial meetings can be found on the IAP website.