The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia is committed to providing high quality education to its Fellows and Trainees and also to scientists, technologists and other people involved in the Pathology profession. In addition, the College provides education for General Practitioners and other medical specialists, medical students and the general community on the importance of pathology in the practice of medicine.

The College provides this education in a number of ways including its annual Pathology Update conference, courses and seminars, electronic modules/lectures and via numerous publications.

The College also provides a Continuing Professional Development Program (CPDP) for its Fellows, Trainees and Affiliates.

Events Team contacts:

Eve Propper
Events, Sponsorship and RCPA Foundation Manager 02 8356 5806

Rachel Johnson
Events and Grants Coordinator 02 8356 5852


If you wish to list a meeting on the RCPA Events Calendar, please download and fill in the Event Listing Template and email to Please note that the RCPA reserves the right to refuse contributions.

Board of Education and Assessment Funding and Application

With the text under it “BEA Support is available for eligible educational activities. Please refer to the criteria here for the four categories of support:

  • RCPA managed activities
  • Conjoint educational activities
  • Logo only endorsement and
  • Funding donation (to reduce the fees paid by Fellows and Trainees)

Application for is available here. Email your application form to

*Events Hints!
  •   If you are looking for a discipline specific event in the Events Calendar, please select the discipline from the drop down menu in the search field on the left-hand side
  •   You can also select to filter results to RCPA events only
  •   Looking for a copy of your Certificate Of Attendance? Log into your My RCPA member profile > click My Account > click Certificates > and select the event for which you need your COA


  1. Registration fees. In the event that government travel restrictions prevent your attendance at the *RCPA Educational Activity or the *RCPA Educational Activity is cancelled or rescheduled due to the presence of those restrictions, you will be refunded the full amount of delegate registration fees paid.
  2. Risk and insurance. Registration does not include insurance of any kind and unless required by law, the College will not be liable for any other losses incurred by you as a result of the cancellation or rescheduling of *RCPA Educational Activity including any travel and accommodation expenses. It is strongly recommended that all delegates take out their own travel and medical insurance prior to coming to the *RCPA Educational Activity. The policy should include the loss of any accommodation costs, loss of airfares, medical expenses, loss or damage to personal property, additional expenses and repatriation should travel arrangements have to be altered. Please speak to your travel agent or airline and carefully consider their refund and cancellation policies when making arrangements for attendance at the *RCPA Educational Activity.

*RCPA Educational Activity are RCPA Short Courses, Workshops, Masterclass, Seminar and Conferences run by the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (from May 2020 onwards).

Events Calendar

This section contains detailed information and registration details of upcoming RCPA and external pathology related events.

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Pathology Update

The annual scientific meeting for the RCPA which covers the scientific disciplines of Anatomical, Chemical, Forensic, Genetic, General, Haematology, Immunopathology and Microbiology.

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NZ Society of Pathologists Annual Scientific Meeting

RCPA New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting for Anatomical and Chemical Pathologists and Trainees.

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International Pathology Day

Pathology Day celebrated across Australiasia and Internationally.

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Venue Hire

Event space for hire at the RCPA.

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Past Events

The Royal College of Pathologists retains a years worth of past events for your perusal.

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