SSIMA 2016 took place between the 4th and 8th of July, 2016 in “the Little Paris of the East”, Bucharest, Romania, having as the main topic  Imaging in Cardiology. 

SSIMA 2016 was organized by the University Politehnica of Bucharest, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and Eindhoven University of Technology in partnership with Philips South-East Europe.

Keynote Speakers:

Honorary Board:

Organizing Committee:

  • Prof Constantin Vertan –  University Politehnica of Bucharest
  • Prof Mihai Ciuc – University Politehnica of Bucharest
  • Lect. Dr Serban Oprisescu – University Politehnica of Bucharest
  • Lect. Dr Alina Sultana – University Politehnica of Bucharest
  • Lect. Dr. Dragos Taralunga – University Politehnica of Bucharest
  • Dr. Mihaela Ilie – University Politehnica of Bucharest
  • Prof Sorin Jinga – University Politehnica of Bucharest
  • Dr Gabriela Niculescu -University Politehnica of Bucharest
  • Prof Alin Moldoveanu– University Politehnica of Bucharest
  • Dr. Alexandru Butean  – Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu

Organizing Institution:

Program: 

Monday, 4th of July

10:45-11:20 Registration and coffee
11:20-11:30 Welcome speech
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break (at location)
12:00- 14:00 Prof Laurent Najman (Université Paris-Est)

A survey of graph-based mathematical morphology, with a focus on
cardiological applications
14:00- 16:30 Lunch (at external location)
16:30- 18:30 Prof. Peter Meer (Rutgers University)

Mean shift for segmentation and tracking. A guided decision support system for pathology

Tuesday, 5th of July

10:00 – 11:30 Prof. Nikos Paragios (Ecole Centrale de Paris)

Graphical models, theory and applications in biomedical imaging
11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break (at location)
12:00 – 13:30 Prof. Nikos Paragios (Ecole Centrale de Paris)

Tutorial on introduction to deformable registration
13:30 – 15:30 Lunch (at external location)
15:30 – 17:00 Prof. Nicholas Ayache (French Academy of Sciences)

From cardiac images to computational cardiology
17:00 – 18:00 Daniela Andrei (Gadagroup)

Making the difference with Philips Live Image Guidance

Wednesday, 6th of July

9:00 – 9:45 Prof. Bart Romeny (Eindhoven University of Technology)

High-dimensional cardiovascular analysis
Part 1: Visualization of complex data
9:45 – 10:05 Coffee break (at location)
10:05 – 10:50 Prof. Bart Romeny (Eindhoven University of Technology)

Part2: Quantitative brain-inspired retinal vascular analysis for diabetes screening
10:50 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:45 Prof. Bart Romeny (Eindhoven University of Technology)

Part 3: Quantitative brain-inspired retinal vascular analysis for diabetes screening
11:45 – 13:30 Lunch (at external location)
13:30 – 15:30 Prof. Polina Golland (MIT)

Registration and Segmentation in Cardiac Images and Beyond
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break (at location)
19:00 – Welcome Cocktail (at location)

Workshop Day –Technology in Healthcare
Thursday, 7th of July

9:00 – 9:30 Luminita Paun -Siemens-
Cardiac MRI acquisition techniques
9:30 – 10:00 Prof. Radu Stoica – Lille University
10:00 – 10:30 Prof. Josiane Zerubia – INRIA Sophia Antipolis
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break (at location)
11:00 – 11:30 Prof. Nir Sochen – Tel Aviv University
11:30 – 12:00 Prof. Laurent Younes – Johns Hopkins University
12:00 – 12:30 Daniel Okninski – Philips Health Systems CEE
“Challenges of healthcare. Medical Equipment Good Maintenance Practice”
12:30 – 14:00 Lunch (at location)
14:00 – 14:20 Prof Alin Moldoveanu – University Politehnica of Bucharest
14:20 – 14:40 Dr. Ana Fruntelata – Policlinico di Monza
14:40 – 15:00 Sergiu Negut – Dean Maastrich Business School
15:00 – 15:10 Dr. Wargha Enayati – former owner Regina Maria Clinics
15:10 – 15:20 Coffee break (at location)
15:20 Closing Ceremony
Mihnea Costoiu – Rector University Politehnica of Bucharest
Elena Ovreiu – University Politehnica of Bucharest
Prof Alfred Bruckstein –Technion Israel Institute of Technology
Prof Bart ter Haar Romeny –Eindhoven University of Technology
Alexandru Popescu –Head of Philips SE Europe

The aftermovie of SSIMA 2016:

 

 

 

 

SSIMA 2016 in Media

 


 

Revista Galenus –“Prin tehnici de achiziţie la rezoluţie foarte mare a imaginilor de retină, diabetul poate fi prevenit”

Interview with Prof. Laurent Younes (Johns Hopkins University): “Medicina computațională se va concentra în special pe studiul cancerului”