On behalf of the Indian Academy of Cytologists Goa Chapter, I am honored to invite you to the 48th Annual Conference of the Indian Academy of Cytologists, to be held in Bambolim, Goa from 1st November to 4th November 2018. This IAC Conference intends to turn into a fruitful and stimulating encounter for professionals in the field of Cytology from India and overseas and an opportunity to share and communicate scientific advances.

The Scientific Programme is innovative and contemporary encompassing diverse topics in Cytopathology.

It will also feature slide seminars, workshops and practical discussions and promote debates. This programme together with information shared through posters and oral presentations will help us update the Cytopathologists and Cytotechnologists to practice Cytopathology. Goa has always been highlighted on the International map as a holiday destination for various reasons. Goa has miles of golden beaches, crystal clear waters, brilliant green landscapes, an inexhaustible treasure of sights and sounds, palm fringed and sun kissed beaches, Churches, Temples, traditional gourmet cuisine, music, dance, song, unique history and culture. This makes Goa exceedingly special.

The venue is situated on the highway NH 17 close to the Capital City of Panaji, Goa.

I look forward to meeting you all in Goa.

Dr.R.G.W.Pinto
Chairman