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Here is the registration link for the FBIRN All-hands Meeting: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=2178800789

This registration is now closed.

Sixy-one people registered for the meeting. Of those, 11 said on their registration that they wanted to have clinical issues discussed (Monday afternoon); 9 wanted analysis streams or analysis issues discussed (Tuesday morning and afternoon); 14 wanted tools such as the Human Imaging Database (HID) or XML discussed (IT working group, Monday and Tuesday); 5 wanted the grant/funding discussed (no pink sheets, can't be done); and 22 gave other answers or declined to answer.

General Information

The meeting will be held at the Beckman Center of the National Academy of Sciences in Irvine on March 21st and 22nd. Please see http://www7.nationalacademies.org/beckman/Beckman_Directions_Parking.html

Shuttle information is here: Shuttle Schedule

The Slicer/Brains workshop is being held on the 23rd from 8:30 to 5:00 at the conference room in the BIRN building NOT in the Social Science Tower on campus, room 220B. Please note the change in location.

Hotel Information

The hotel that we have a block of rooms offered at a UCI discount rate of $139 per night is the Marriott Newport Beach Suites, at 500 Bayview Circle in Newport Beach, CA 92660. The reservation number is 1-800-228-9290. AS OF 3/5/05 the discounted hotel reservations are full. Other nearby hotels may be available. Please coordinate with Liv to confirm transportation to and from the meeting.


If not otherwise specified, meet in the 'Huntington Room'.

Agenda for March 21-23 meeting: (Coffee breaks at 10:30 and 3 pm each day)


Many of these slides are large; be patient with downloading them.

9-9:30 (Steven) Welcome and Overview

9:30-10:30 (Greg) Stats update—Lee, Seyoung, Sandy, Greg B. Lee's slides Seyoung's slides [[media: |Sandy's slides]]

10:45-11:30 (David) IT update Slides

11:30-noon Datablitz: Kelvin, Jim V., Jess, Doug Kelvin's slides Jim's slides Jess's slides

12 -1pm Lunch and discussions

1pm Free discussion

1-5 pm Clinical Training and Discussion Session (BIRN URP office for VTC)

1:30 pm (David et al.) IT Meeting (Board Room)

1:30 pm (Greg) Phase I dataset and method: Stats. Calibration toolkit development Summary slides

3:30 pm (Steven) TURNS discussion (Huntington)

3:30 pm (Jess) Experimental Taxonomy Discussion (Atrium)

4:30 - 5 pm Data Blitz II: George, Lee, Greg B., Judy George's slides Lee's slides Greg's slides Judy's slides

5pm Plenary presentation: Toward calibrating fMRI, Gary Glover Gary's slides, part 1 Gary's slides, part 2 (Warning: more than 10Mb in size)


6:30 Banquet


8:45-9 Update from yesterday’s discussions, 1 slide per group: Stats, IT, Clinical, Experimental Taxonomies, TURNS

9-10 am (David) Clinical needs and IT discussion: HID training--tutorial here ** HID Tutorial (B. Ozyurt)

10:00-11:00 (Doug) FIPS: What it is and how it works Doug's slides

Website with documentations: http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/~greve/fbirn/fips

Phase I standardized analysis website: http://www.nmr.mgh.harvard.edu/~greve/fbirn/phase1

11-12 (Hal) Analysis needs and IT discussion: Derived datasets TuesdayMorningAnalysis

12 -1pm Lunch and discussions

1 pm (Steven) VTC and collaboratory processes discussion, demos TuesdayAfternoonNotes

2- 5 pm (David et al.) IT working group meeting (Board Room)

2- 5 pm Timeline and Milestones discussion by working group or project: How do we achieve our Specific Aims in the next few months? FBIRN:PhaseIIDiscussion

3:30 pm TURNS teleconference (Crystal Cove Room)

5 pm Timeline and milestones group presentation Closing Slides, and IT Timeline

Wednesday (Optional)

Morning: BRAINS Tutorial BRAINS Slides BRAINS Website: http://www.psychiatry.uiowa.edu/mhcrc/IPLpages/BRAINS.htm

Afternoon: 3D Slicer Tutorial


More Information


Liv C. Trondsen liv@uci.edu