Project Week 25

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Welcome to the web page for the 25th Project Week!

It is a pleasure to announce that the 25th Project week will be held in Catanzaro Lido (Calabria, Italy) on June 26-30, 2017. This is the first time in Italy for the Slicer Community, and the event is organized in cooperation with ImagEngLab. Catanzaro Lido is a city on the Ionian Sea, in the middle of Squillace Gulf where, according to the ancient legend, Odysseus started his journey back to Ithaca. Of course bring your swimsuit...the conference room and the hotel are 20 meters far away from the beach!

This project week is an event endorsed by the MICCAI society.

Please make sure that you are on the NA-MIC Project Week mailing list.

Local Organizing Committee

Hangouts for preparation

  1. (Tina Kapur) Hangout #1: April 5th, 2017 - 9.00 AM Boston time: event page (Notes)
  2. (Steve Pieper) Hangout #2: Wednesday April 12, 2017, 9am EDT (GMT-4): Web browser based computing: Dockerized Slicer with remote computing and GPU computing; Cornerstone/LesionTracker OHIF; XTK->AMI (threejs); ePad; vtk.js; QWebEngine; hangout page
  3. (Andras Lasso) Hangout #3: Wednesday April 19, 2017, 9am EDT (GMT-4) Connecting devices such as surgical navigation, ultrasound, 3D Slicer, PLUS, OpenIGTLink, Augmented reality; hangout page
  4. (Tina Kapur) Hangout #4: Wednesday April 26, 2017, 9am EDT (GMT-4) Deep Learning for Detection of Cancer and Instruments; hangout page;
  5. (Simon Drouin) Hangout #5: Wednesday May 3, 2017, 9am EDT (GMT-4)Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality;
  6. (Tina Kapur) Hangout #6: Wednesday May 10, 2017, 9am EDT (GMT-4) For new participants: What is project week and how to get the most out of participating in it?
  7. (Andrey Fedorov, for phone call, not at project week) Hangout #7?: Wednesday May 17, 2017, 9am EDT (GMT-4) DICOM for Quantitative Imaging and integration with processing applications.


  • Dates: June 26-30, 2017. Consider staying for one more day (leaving Sunday morning), as a day off in a gorgeous sea place is planned on July 1st. More details will be posted soon.
  • Location: Perla del Porto Hotel
    • Booking. Subject line: "Slicer Summer Project Week 2017".
      • Special rates are:
        • Single room, full bed, 79 € per night (1 person)
        • Single room, queen bed 89 € per night (1 person)
        • Double room, queen bed 99 € per night (2 people)
        • Triple room, 110 € (3 people)
  • REGISTRATION: To register please visit this page
  • Registration Fee: 320€ and it includes lunches, coffee breaks and airport connections
  • Hotel: Perla del Porto Hotel. The closest airport is Lamezia Terme Airport (IATA: SUF).
  • Transportation from Airport to Hotel Your registration fee includes ground transportation to/from the hotel and airport.
  • Local points of interest (pubs, restaurants, bar): map (constantly updated)


The events are listed in the calendar below. Note that due to a current known limitation of our infrastructure, you will need to manually navigate to the week of June 26, 2017 to see the relevant events.

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iCal (.ics) link:


Do not add your name to this list - it is maintained by the organizers based on your paid registration. To register, visit this registration site.

  1. Kikinis, Ron :: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
  2. Pieper, Steve :: Isomics, Inc., USA
  3. Kapur, Tina :: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, USA
  4. Spadea, Maria Francesca :: Magna Graecia University, Italy
  5. Zaffino, Paolo :: Magna Graecia University, Italy
  6. Scaramuzzino, Salvatore :: Magna Graecia University/ASL Vercelli, Italy
  7. Pileggi, Giampaolo :: Magna Graecia University, Italy/DKFZ, Germany
  8. Rackerseder, Julia :: Technische Universität München, Germany
  9. Pinter, Csaba :: Queen's University, Canada
  10. Scheherazade, Kraß :: University of Bremen, Germany
  11. Gerig, Guido
  12. Punzo, Davide :: Kapteyn Astronomical Institute, Netherlands
  13. Drouin, Simon