Autoseg 2015

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Introduction

We are pleased to announce the Autoseg 2015 Workshop being held on June 7, 2015 in conjunction with the IUPESM 2015 World Congress on Medical Physics & Biomedical Engineering (http://wc2015.org) at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in Toronto, Canada.

Learning Objectives

This program will focus on automated methods for medical image segmentation. Topics will include clinical applications, algorithms, and computational implementation. Medical physicists, biomedical engineers, imaging scientists, computer scientists and healthcare professionals who use autosegmentation methods will enhance their knowledge and skills by attending this one-day event.

After this event, attendees will be able to describe several autosegmentation algorithms; compare and evaluate different autosegmentation techniques; and select amongst different algorithms for varied imaging modalities and tasks.

The workshop will consist of ten invited presentations from leaders in medical image autosegmentation and provides the opportunity for medical imaging researchers to meet and exchange ideas in the rapidly advancing field of automatic segmentation.

Organizing Committee

Stephen Breen, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada
Vladimir Pekar, Philips Healthcare, Canada
Gregory Sharp, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Speakers

  • Autosegmentation: Implications to standardization of practice
    John Kim, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada
  • Segmentation of MR image using an atlas-based approach
    Stina Svensson, Raysearch Laboratories, Sweden
  • Image segmentation using prior knowledge
    Jinzhong Yang, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
  • The segmentation directory or: Who to call when applying atlas-based segmentation
    Thomas Langerak, Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands
  • Automated personalized dose prediction via image analysis and the patient manifold
    Chris McIntosh, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Canada
  • Longitudinal segmentation of tumors and normal structures from multi-parametric MRI
    Harini Veeraragavan, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
  • Segmentation with non-linear constraints on geometry, complexity, and appearance
    Yuri Boykov, Western University, Canada
  • Automated detection and segmentation of cancer and cancer treatment response on MRI
    Satish Viswanath, Case Western University, USA
  • Investigation of the accuracy of breast tissue segmentation for the purpose of adaptive breast radiotherapy
    Prabhjot Juneja, University of Sydney, Australia
  • Validation approaches and quality assurance of auto-segmentation techniques in radiotherapy
    Grigorios Karangelis, Oncology Systems Ltd, United Kingdom

Participation

The workshop is free and open to the public. No prior registration is necessary.
However, we would like a headcount for catering. Please e-mail Greg Sharp <gcsharp@mgh.harvard.edu> if you will attend.

CAMPEP Credits

The organizing committee has applied to CAMPEP for the approval of this activity for 7 hours of Medical Physics Continuing Education Credits.

Venue

Held in conjunction with http://wc2015.org/

June 7, 2015, 8:00-13:30
Metro Toronto Convention Center
Room 715-B
Toronto, Canada

The organizing committee acknowledges the financial support from COMP.

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