SSIMA 2017
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Description :

This event took place between the 17th and 21st of July, 2017 in Brasov, Transylvania, Romania.

SSIMA 2017 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.

The school offered to its participants a series of tutorials on sub-domanins of Computational Medical Imaging (starting from Medical Image Acquisition to Visualization and Machine Learning). These tutorials were extended by presentations on the practical applications during the application sessions in the afternoons.

Keynote Speakers :

Prof. Natalia Trayanova (Johns Hopkins University, USA) – Image-based computational cardiology
Prof Bart ter Haar Romeny (Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands)
Prof Laurent Cohen (Universite Paris Dauphine, France) – Geodesic Methods for Interactive Image Segmentation of Biomedical Images
Prof Alain Trouvé (Ecole Normale Superieure, Cachan, France)
Prof. Ovidiu Andronesi (Harvard Medical School, USA) – Advanced MR imaging and spectroscopy methods for brain studies in neurological diseases
Dr. Mattias Heinrich (University Lübeck, Germany) – Deformable Image Registration: From the Basics of Optical Flow to Advanced Optimisation and Learning
Prof. Marius Leordeanu (Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy) – Unsupervised object discovery and learning from video

Honorary board:
Lect. Dr. Elena Ovreiu – University Politehnica of Bucharest
Prof Alfred M. Bruckstein – Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
Prof Bart ter Haar Romeny– Eindhoven University of Technology

Organizing Committee:
Prof. Mihai Ciuc – University Politehnica of Bucharest
Assist.Dr.Ing Alexandru Butean – Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
Lect. Dr Gabriela Niculescu – University Politehnica of Bucharest

 

Program

 

Monday, 17th of July

9:00-10:00 Registration and coffee
10:00-11:30  Ovidiu Andronesi

(Harvard Medical School)

Advanced MR imaging and spectroscopy methods for brain studies in neurological diseases

Part 1

11:30 – 12:00 Coffee break (at location)
12:00- 13:30 Ovidiu Andronesi

(Harvard Medical School)

Advanced MR imaging and spectroscopy methods for brain studies in neurological diseases

Part 2

13:30- 15:00 Lunch (at external location)
15:00- 16:30 Bart Romeny

(Eindhoven University of Technology)

Retina Check: aspects of the applied research, computer vision methods, and current roll-out into healthcare

17:00- 18:00 Opening Ceremony

Tuesday, 18th of July

9:00 – 10:30 Bart Romeny

(Eindhoven University of Technology)

Introduction to Deep Learning for Biomedical Engineering

Part 1

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break (at location)
11:00 – 12:30 Bart Romeny

(Eindhoven University of Technology)

Introduction to Deep Learning for Biomedical Engineering

Part 2

12:30 – 15:00 Lunch (at external location)
15:00 – 16:30 Natalia Trayanova

(Johns Hopkins University)


Image-based computational cardiology

17:00 – 18:00 Alain Trouvé

(Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan)

(Sub)-Riemannian geometry for diffeomorphic transport of shapes and diffeomorphometry

Wednesday, 19th of July

9:00 – 10:30 Mattias Heinrich

( University Lübeck)

Deformable Image Registration: From the Basics of Optical Flow to Advanced Optimisation and Learning
Part 1

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break (at location)
11:00 – 12:30 Mattias Heinrich

( University Lübeck)

Deformable Image Registration: From the Basics of Optical Flow to Advanced Optimisation and Learning
Part 2

12:30 – Lunch (at external location)

Trip to Dracula’s Castle

Thursday, 20th of July

9:00 – 10:30 Marius Leordeanu

(Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy)

Unsupervised object discovery and learning from video
Part 1

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break (at location)
11:00 – 12:30 Marius Leordeanu

(Institute of Mathematics of the Romanian Academy)

Unsupervised object discovery and learning from video
Part 2

12:30 – 15:00 Lunch (at external location)
15:00 – 16:30 Laurent Cohen

( Université Paris Dauphine)

Geodesic Methods for Interactive Image Segmentation of biomedical images

16:30 – 17:00 Dr. Razvan Hainarosie

(Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest)

Image Guided Endoscopic Surgery of the Paranasal Sinuses and Skullbase

Presentation powered by Medtronic

17:00 – 17:15 Mihaela Neagu (Ungureanu)

(University Politehnica of Bucharest)

Advanced Signal Processing for Brain Connectivity Analysis

17:30 – 18:30 Section dedicated to Healthcare start-ups

Friday, 21st of July

Innovation Day powered by Philips

8:30 – 9:00 Welcome coffee & VR experience
09:00 – 09:15 Introduction in Philips Innovation
09:15 – 10:30  Ing.  Ioan Valcu

(Business Manager Ultrasound,Philips Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova )

Workshop on Quantification and segmentation of 2D ultrasound images

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break & VR experience
11:00 – 12:30   Ing. Ioan Valcu

(Business Manager Ultrasound,Philips Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova )

Workshop on Quantification and segmentation of 3D/4D ultrasound image

12:30 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:30 Raluca Ciungara

( Business Development Manager MR/CT, Philips South East Europe)

Innovation in CT scanning. World’s first spectral detector

14:30 – 16:00 Dawid Wilk

(Application Specialist Healthcare Informatics, Philips Central and Eastern Europe)

Workshop on advanced visualization. Detection and Advanced Analysis with Multi-Modality Advanced Vessel Analysis and Multi-Modality Tumor Tracking Applications

16:00 – 16:30 Selection of the Philips Innovation Experience Competition
16:30 – 17:00 Closing ceremony
Announcement of the Philips Innovation Experience Competition winner

 

 Application Details:

The event is open to about 70 qualified and pre-selected candidates:

  • BSc, Master and PhD students
  • Post-docs and young researchers (both academia and industry)
  • Senior researchers (both academia and industry)
  • Academic and industrial professionals

The school fees can be found here.

Deadlines:

Application:  1st of July,  2017
The payment should be on our account no later than the 7th of July, 2017

The organization reserves the right to review all the applications individually and to select applications based on (including, but not limited to) the following criteria:

  • any relevant educational qualifications
  • any relevant professional qualifications
  • personal motivation
  • any other personal experiences which, in the view of the organization, are relevant to the successful participation in SSIMA

Participants Accommodation: 

Accommodation for SSIMA participants is available for an affordable price (5 EUR/night) at the University Transylvania Student Campus.

If you are interested in this option, please let the Organizing Committee know at: ssima@gomit.tech.

The organization looks forward to your applications and hopes to see you at SSIMA 2017!

 

Media resources and articles about SSIMA 2017

Digi 24 News
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eHealth Romania
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