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  • 1. LocationDisney Coronado Springs ResortLake Buena Vista (Orlando Area)Florida, USAConferences& Courses9 –14 February 2013 Call for Papers Submit your abstractspie.org/micallpdf by 30 July 2012
  • 2. Present your work at the premier event for medical scientists and practitioners in the field of imaging Technologies • Physics of medical imaging • Image processing • Computer-aided diagnosis • Image-guided procedures, robotic interventions, and modeling • Biomedical applications in molecular, structural, and functional imaging • Image perception, observer performance, and technology assessmentCall for Papers • Advanced PACS-based imaging informatics and therapeutic applicationsConferences & Courses: 9–14 February 2013Disney Coronado Springs Resort • Ultrasonic imaging, tomography,Lake Buena Vista (Orlando Area) and therapyFlorida, USA • Digital pathology
  • 3. Plan to Participate SPIE Medical Imaging is the internationally recognized premier forum for reporting state-of-the-art research and development. We invite contributions that address topics ranging from underlying fundamental scientific principles to clinical evaluations. The symposium covers the full range of medical imaging modalities with special emphasis on medical image acquisition, display, processing, analysis, perception, decision support, imaging informatics, and more. We encourage contributions from you and your colleagues. The SPIE copyright policy grants authors the right to submit their Medical Imaging Proceedings papers to peer-reviewed journals or magazines of their choice. 2013 Symposium Chairs Nico Karssemeijer Ehsan Samei Radboud Univ. Nijmegen Duke Univ. (USA) Medical Ctr. (Netherlands) Submit your Medical Imaging manuscripts in parallel to the Journal of Biomedical Optics and Journal of Electronic Imaging See page 15 for details.SPIE would like to express its deepest appreciationto the symposium chairs, conference chairs, program Submit yourcommittees, session chairs, and authors who have sogenerously given their time and advice to make thissymposium possible. abstract todayThe symposium, like our other conferences and activities,would not be possible without the dedicated contribution spie.org/micallpdfof our participants and members. Abstract Due Date: 30 July 2012 +1 360 676 3290 • help@spie.org • twitter (#SPIEMI) 1
  • 4. Abstract Due Date: 30 July 2012 Photos Courtesy of Ken Hanson Contents MI101 Physics of Medical Imaging (Nishikawa, Whiting) . . . . . . . . . . . 3 MI102 Image Processing (Ourselin, Haynor) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 MI103 Computer-Aided Diagnosis (Novak, Aylward) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 MI104 Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling (Holmes, Yaniv) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 MI105 Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging (Weaver, Molthen) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 MI106 Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment (Abbey, Mello-Thoms) . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 MI107 Advanced PACS-based Imaging Informatics and Therapeutic Applications (Law, Boonn) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 MI108 Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy (Bosch, Doyley) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 MI109 Digital Pathology (Gurcan, Madabhushi) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Poster Session Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Abstract Submission . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Sponsorship Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Cooperating Organizations AAPM—American Association of Physicists in Medicine APS—American Physiological Society CARS—Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery MIPS—Medical Image Perception Society RSNA—Radiological Society of North America SIIM—Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine WMIS—World Molecular Imaging Society The DICOM Standards Committee2 SPIE Medical Imaging 2013 Call for Papers • spie.org/micallpdf
  • 5. Call for PapersPhysics of Medical Imaging (MI101)Conference Chairs: Robert M. Nishikawa, The Univ. of Chicago (USA); Bruce R. Whiting, Univ. ofPittsburgh (USA)Cochair: Christoph Hoeschen, Helmholtz Zentrum München GmbH (Germany)Program Committee: Hilde Bosmans, UZ Leuven (Belgium); Guang-Hong Chen, Univ. of WisconsinSchool of Medicine and Public Health (USA); Mats E. Danielsson, Royal Institute of Technology(Sweden); Maria Drangova, Robarts Research Institute (Canada); Thomas G. Flohr, Siemens MedicalSolutions GmbH (Germany); Stephen J. Glick, Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School (USA); MichaelGrass, Philips Technologie GmbH (Germany); Marc Kachelriess, German Cancer Research Ctr. (DKFZ)(Germany); Karim S. Karim, Univ. of Waterloo (Canada); Hee-Joung Kim, Yonsei Univ. (Korea, Republicof); Despina Kontos, The Univ. of Pennsylvania Health System (USA); Iacovos S. Kyprianou, U.S. Foodand Drug Administration (USA); Joseph Y. Lo, Duke Univ. (USA); Norbert Pelc, Stanford Univ. (USA);Jinyi Qi, Univ. of California, Davis (USA); John A. Rowlands, Thunder Bay Regional Research Institute(Canada); John M. Sabol, GE Healthcare (USA); Taly G. Schmidt, Marquette Univ. (USA); Jeffrey H.Siewerdsen, Johns Hopkins Univ. (USA); Anders Tingberg, Scanias Univ. Hospital (Sweden); JohnYorkston, Carestream Health Technology and Innovation Ctr. (USA) Extended Abstract Due Date: 6 August 2012 • Advanced applications (clinical, translational, All submissions must include: a 250-word preclinical, basic science, biomarkers) abstract and a two- to four-page supplemental • Non-ionizing radiation systems (ultrasound, MRI, file (see Submission Guidelines for detailed optical, thermal, magnetic particle imaging) instructions). • Small animal imaging systems • Megavoltage imaging devicesThis conference will cover all aspects of image for- • Multi-modality imaging devicesmation in medical imaging including systems using • Low-cost imaging devices with global healthionizing radiation (x-rays, gamma rays) or non-ionizing applicationstechniques (ultrasound, optical, thermal, magnetic • Imaging applications in therapy (e.g., radiationresonance, or magnetic particle imaging). Papers of therapy, surgery, interventions)a theoretical nature or papers reporting new experi-mental results are invited. Topics of particular interest TOPIC AREAS: For this conference onlyinclude experimental methods and results regarding During the submission process, you will be asked toimage performance, image reconstruction, detec- choose no more than three topics from the followingtor materials and electronic design, analytical and list to assist in the review process. Please select incomputer modeling of imaging systems, and novel order of importance.methods for image formation. The conference will • ALG - Algorithmic developments, simulations,cover predicted and measured system performance calibration, classification, etc. (for CT and tomosynthesisincluding image noise and contrast, spatial and reconstruction use dedicated categories)temporal resolution, and inherent artifacts. Systems • APPS - Applications, e.g. cardiovascular, oncology,of interest include those producing projection, tomo- image guided interventions (for breast imaging usegraphic, volumetric, dynamic, or time resolved studies dedicated category)along with systems using specialized approaches for • CT - All conventional CT topics (for reconstruction,depth or tissue discrimination. Work directed toward cone beam, and multi-energy use dedicatedthe imaging of human subjects, small animals, or tis- category)sue specimen are welcome. • CTCB - Cone beam CT Original papers are especially requested in the • CTME - Multi-energy CTfollowing areas: • CTREC - CT image reconstruction • DET - Detector technology; scintillators,Imaging Science photoconductors, diodes, TFT• Physics of signal detection and image formation • DOSE - radiation dose, dosimetry, and dose effects• Object characterization and contrast mechanisms • MAM - Imaging of the breast (any device)• Characterization of detector and system • METR - Measurement methods (MTF, NPS, DQE, performance (MTF, NPS, DQE, task- and eDQE, gDQE, Spectra, ...) observer-based) • MICRO - Devices/techniques for microscopic or small animal imagingTechnology • IMG - Imaging methods including optical, MR,• Novel medical imaging systems and methods nuclear, etc. (for x-ray based methods use• Properties of scintillating, photoconductive, or dedicated categories) other sensor materials • PER - Observer or perception-based performance• Novel sources of radiation evaluations of systems• Image reconstruction methods (e.g., for CT, • PHT - Work involving development of phantoms or tomosynthesis, SPECT and PET, optical anatomical simulation models imaging, MRI, etc.) • PHS - Phase contrast imaging• Multi-energy (spectral) x-ray and CT imaging • RADT - Radiation Transport Calculations• Computer simulation of imaging systems • RECON - Image reconstruction including SPECT, including models for radiation sources, imaged PET, OCT, and tomosynthesis objects, physical interactions, and detectors • SYS - Reports on complete systems, prototypes,• Phantoms (physical and numerical) products• Radiation (e.g., optical) and signal transport • TSY - Tomosynthesis (for tomosynthesis• Radiation dose, dosimetry, and dose effects (risk) reconstruction use dedicated category) • TSYREC - Tomosynthesis reconstruction Devices and Applications • XIM - X-ray imaging, x-ray sources, techniques,• Advanced multi-slice or cone beam CT systems scatter (for detectors, mammography, and• Advanced radiographic, fluoroscopic, or reconstruction use dedicated categories) angiographic systems (including phase contrast • XME - Multi-energy radiography or mammography and diffraction) +1 360 676 3290 • help@spie.org CTtwitter (#SPIEMI) (for • use CTME instead) 3 • OTHER - Other technical areas
  • 6. SPIE Medical Imaging 2013Image Processing (MI102)Conference Chairs: Sebastien Ourselin, Univ. College London (United Kingdom); David R. Haynor,Univ. of Washington (USA)Program Committee: Mostafa Analoui, The Livingston Group, LLC (USA); Elsa D. Angelini, TelecomParisTech (France); Kyongtae T. Bae, Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Ctr. (USA); Christian Barillot, IRISA/ INRIA Rennes (France); Benoit M. Dawant, Vanderbilt Univ. (USA); Baowei Fei, Emory Univ. (USA);Aaron Fenster, Robarts Research Institute (Canada); Bernd Fischer, Univ. Luebeck (Germany);Alejandro F. Frangi, Univ. Pompeu Fabra (Spain); Mona K. Garvin, The Univ. of Iowa (USA); James C.Gee, Univ. of Pennsylvania (USA); Guido Gerig, The Univ. of Utah (USA); Tobias Heimann, DeutschesKrebsforschungszentrum (Germany); Bennett A. Landman, Vanderbilt Univ. (USA); Tianhu Lei, Univ. ofPittsburgh Medical Ctr. (USA); Boudewijn Lelieveldt, Leids Univ. Medisch Ctr. (Netherlands); MurrayLoew, The George Washington Univ. (USA); Cristian Lorenz, Philips Medizin Systeme GmbH (Germany);Frederik Maes, Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium); Vincent A. Magnotta, The Univ. of Iowa Hospitalsand Clinics (USA); Sunanda D. Mitra, Texas Tech Univ. (USA); Kensaku Mori, Nagoya Univ. (Japan);Nassir Navab, Technische Univ. München (Germany); Mads Nielsen, Univ. of Copenhagen (Denmark);Wiro J. Niessen, Erasmus MC (Netherlands); Josien P. Pluim, Univ. Medical Ctr. Utrecht (Netherlands);Jerry L. Prince, Johns Hopkins Univ. (USA); Sonia Pujol, Brigham and Women’s Hospital (USA) andHarvard Medical School (USA); Daniel Rueckert, Imperial College London (United Kingdom); PunamK. Saha, The Univ. of Iowa (USA); Olivier Salvado, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial ResearchOrganisation (Australia); Julia A. Schnabel, Univ. of Oxford (United Kingdom); Colin Studholme, Univ.of Washington (USA); Martin A. Styner, The Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA); PhilippeThévenaz, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Switzerland); Jayaram K. Udupa, The Univ. ofPennsylvania Health System (USA); Tomas Vrtovec, Univ. of Ljubljana (Slovenia); Andreas Wahle, TheUniv. of Iowa (USA) Abstract Due Date: 30 July 2012 • Stereoscopic x-ray processing and visualization All submissions must include: a 250-word • Texture abstract and a two- to four-page supplemental • Validation, including creation of ‘ground truth’ file (see Submission Guidelines for detailed image repositories instructions). • Voxel-based morphometryOriginal papers are invited on all aspects of the TOPIC AREAS: For this conference only During the submission process, you will be asked toprocessing and analysis of medical, small animal, choose no more than three topics from the list aboveor cellular images, with applications in medicine, to assist in the review process.biological, and pharmaceutical research. Of inter-est are algorithms applied to all imaging modalities,including x-ray, DSA, CT, MRI, nuclear medicine,optical, ultrasound, macroscopic, and microscopicimaging. Papers dealing with the challenges of bring-ing advances in research laboratories into clinicalapplication are particularly welcomed. Papers typically involve research that includesone or more of the following categories (in alpha-betical order):Categories• Analysis/processing of DTI, fMRI, connectivity data• Atlases• Active shape and appearance models, manifold learning• Classification• Compressive sensing/sparse reconstruction methods• Deformable geometry• Developments in open software for medical image processing and translational research• Image compression• Image computing for mobile devices• Image restoration and enhancement• Mathematical morphology• Motion/time series analysis• Multiresolution and wavelets• Pattern recognition• Population/clinical studies• Registration• Segmentation• Shape4 SPIE Medical Imaging 2013 Call for Papers • spie.org/micallpdf
  • 7. Call for PapersComputer-Aided Diagnosis (MI103)Conference Chairs: Carol L. Novak, Siemens Corporate Research (USA); Stephen Aylward, Kitware,Inc. (USA)Program Committee: Samuel G. Armato III, The Univ. of Chicago Medical Ctr. (USA); Susan Astley,The Univ. of Manchester (United Kingdom); Kyongtae T. Bae, Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Ctr. (USA);Matthew S. Brown, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (USA); Heang-Ping Chan, Univ. of MichiganHealth System (USA); Marleen de Bruijne, Erasmus MC (Netherlands); Thomas M. Deserno, RWTHAachen (Germany); Catalin Fetita, TELECOM & Management SudParis (France); Hiroshi Fujita, GifuUniv. School of Medicine (Japan); Maryellen L. Giger, The Univ. of Chicago Medical Ctr. (USA); HayitGreenspan, Tel Aviv Univ. (Israel); Lubomir M. Hadjiiski, Univ. of Michigan Health System (USA); HorstK. Hahn, Fraunhofer MEVIS (Germany); Jong Hyo Kim, Seoul National Univ. College of Medicine(Korea, Republic of); Marius G. Linguraru, Children’s National Medical Ctr. (USA); Joseph Y. Lo, DukeUniv. (USA); Michael F. McNitt-Gray, Univ. of California, Los Angeles (USA); Kensaku Mori, NagoyaUniv. (Japan); Janne J. Nappi, Massachusetts General Hospital (USA); Meindert Niemeijer, The Univ.of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (USA); Noboru Niki, Univ. of Tokushima (Japan); Nicholas A. Petrick,U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USA); Ronald M. Summers, National Institutes of Health (USA);Kenji Suzuki, The Univ. of Chicago (USA); Georgia Tourassi, Oak Ridge National Lab. (USA); Bram vanGinneken, Radboud Univ. Nijmegen (Netherlands); Rafael Wiemker, Philips Research (Germany); AxelWismueller, Univ. of Rochester Medical Ctr. (USA) Extended Abstract Due Date: 6 August 2012 TOPIC AREAS: For this conference only All submissions must include: a 250-word During the submission process, you will be asked to abstract and a two- to four-page supplemental choose no more than three topics (one Applications, file (see Submission Guidelines for detailed and up to two others) from the following list to assist instructions). in the review process. Choose one or more applications topic from theThis conference will provide a forum for research- following list:ers involved in development and application of • Applications: Breastcomputer-aided diagnosis and detection systems. • Applications: (Cardio-)VascularOriginal papers are requested on all aspects of • Applications: Colon and other GastrointestinalCAD, including segmentation, pattern recognition, Tractfeature extraction, classifier design, workstation • Applications: Eye (including retina)design, human interaction, database construction, • Applications: Head and Neckand evaluation. CAD methods involving any medical • Applications: Liverimaging modality are welcome, including x-ray, CT, • Applications: LungMRI, nuclear medicine, molecular imaging, optical, • Applications: Microscopy and Histopathologyultrasound, endoscopy, macroscopic and micro- • Applications: Multiple Organ Systemsscopic imaging, and multi-modality technologies. • Applications: Musculoskeletal • Applications: Oncology • Applications: Prostate LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS WORKSHOP: • Applications: Novel Applications • Applications: Other Organ Systems A workshop featuring real-time demonstrations of algorithms and systems will be held during the Choose up to two topics from the following list: conference. This workshop is intended to be a • Detection forum for developers to exhibit their creations, • Characterization and staging find new collaborators, and inspire the attendees. • Machine learning All participants of SPIE Medical Imaging are in- • Classifier design vited to submit a proposal for a demonstration. • Risk assessment More information will be provided at a later date. • CAD system quality assessment • Segmentation • False positive reduction • Feature extraction • Quantitative analysis • Database design • Content-Based Image Retrieval • Reference libraries • Visualization and interaction • Validation • Observer studies • Human factors in CAD • Decision support systems • Comparative evaluation of different CAD systems • Combining or fusing different CAD systems • Other, please specify +1 360 676 3290 • help@spie.org • twitter (#SPIEMI) 5
  • 8. SPIE Medical Imaging 2013Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, andModeling (MI104)Conference Chairs: David R. Holmes III, Mayo Clinic (USA); Ziv R. Yaniv, Children’s National MedicalCtr. (USA)Program Committee: Purang Abolmaesumi, The Univ. of British Columbia (Canada); AlexandreX. Falcão, Univ. Estadual de Campinas (Brazil); Baowei Fei, Emory Univ. (USA); Gabor Fichtinger,Queen’s Univ. (Canada); George J. Grevera, Saint Joseph’s Univ. (USA); Steven L. Hartmann,Medtronic Navigation (USA); David R. Haynor, Univ. of Washington (USA); William E. Higgins, ThePennsylvania State Univ. (USA); Pierre Jannin, Univ. de Rennes 1 (France); David M. Kwartowitz,Clemson Univ. (USA); Michael Miga, Vanderbilt Univ. (USA); Terry Peters, Robarts Research Institute(Canada); Frank Sauer, Siemens Corporate Research (USA); Eric J. Seibel, Univ. of Washington (USA);Guy Shechter, Philips Medical Systems (USA); Robert J. Webster III, Vanderbilt Univ. (USA); Jay B.West, Accuray, Inc. (USA); Ivo Wolf, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (Germany); Kenneth H. Wong,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ. (USA) Extended Abstract Due Date: 6 August 2012 TOPIC AREAS: For this conference only All submissions must include: a 250-word During the submission process, you will be asked to abstract and a two- to four-page supplemental choose no more than three topics from the following file (see Submission Guidelines for detailed list to assist in the review process. instructions). • Abdominal Procedures • CalibrationThis conference is primarily concerned with applica- • Cardiac Procedurestions of medical imaging data in the engineering of • Pelvic Procedurestherapeutic systems. Original papers are requested • Diagnosisin the following topic areas: • Disease Characterization • Localization and Tracking Technologies• 3D visualization • Endoscopic Procedures• Augmented, virtual, and enhanced reality • Enhanced Reality• Mathematical modeling to guide and understand • Image-Guided Therapy therapy • Data Integration for the Clinic/OR• Techniques in population-specific and patient- • Intraoperative Imaging specific model generation • Medical Robotics• Image-based models for characterization of • Modeling tissue and disease properties • Monitoring and Feedback• Novel interfaces for therapy and visualization of • Multimodality Display data • Neurosurgical Procedures• Image-guided procedures • Registration• Minimally invasive surgery • Segmentation• Computer-assisted therapy and therapy • Surgical Simulation planning • Therapy Planning• Robotic interventions and surgical tools • Treatment Planning• Medical image based simulation • Ultrasound Guidance• Localization technologies and navigation • Validation/Evaluation systems • Visualization• Tracking and calibration • Human Factors• Intraoperative imaging • Stereoscopic Display• Intraoperative patient-to-image/-model • Other, please specify registration• Modeling of intraprocedural changes• Validation/evaluation• Telemedicine systems and their applications• Clinical applications and technology integration• High performance computing for real-time modeling and/or large dataset visualization• Modeling and analysis of procedures• Safety and standards for image-guided and robotic procedures• Other related areas.Papers from student authors are particularly encour-aged; there is a competition for the best studentpaper and limited student travel awards are alsoavailable. Submissions that cross over between thisconference and others at SPIE Medical Imaging, andwhich would be appropriate for combined sessions,are also welcomed.6 SPIE Medical Imaging 2013 Call for Papers • spie.org/micallpdf
  • 9. Call for PapersBiomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, andFunctional Imaging (MI105)Conference Chairs: John B. Weaver, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Ctr. (USA); Robert C. Molthen,Medical College of Wisconsin (USA)Program Committee: Amir A. Amini, Univ. of Louisville (USA); Thorsten M. Buzug, Univ. zu Lübeck(Germany); Juan R. Cebral, George Mason Univ. (USA); Yu Chen, Univ. of Maryland, College Park(USA); Anne Clough, Marquette Univ. (USA); Andreas H. Hielscher, Columbia Univ. (USA); XiaopingP. Hu, Emory Univ. (USA); Xavier Intes, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (USA); Andrzej Krol, SUNYUpstate Medical Univ. (USA); John F. LaDisa, Marquette Univ. (USA); Armando Manduca, MayoClinic College of Medicine (USA); Erik L. Ritman, Mayo Clinic (USA); Merryn H. Tawhai, The Univ.of Auckland (New Zealand); Nicholas J. Tustison, Univ. of Virginia (USA); Axel Wismueller, Univ. ofRochester Medical Ctr. (USA) Abstract Due Date: 30 July 2012 TOPIC AREAS: For this conference only All submissions must include: a 250-word During the submission process, you will be asked to abstract and a two- to four-page supplemental choose no more than three topics from the following file (see Submission Guidelines for detailed list to assist in the review process. instructions). • Physiological modeling/computational physiologyThis conference will cover all aspects of measuring • Imaging methodsand quantifying molecular, structural and functional • Small-animal imagingparameters from biomedical images. Descriptions • Optical imagingof work based on any imaging technology, includ- • Electrical impedance, terahertz or microwaveing multidimensional and multimodality, are invited. imagingTechniques, methods, and systems for evaluation • Imaging agents/molecular probes: receptor-and interpretation of structure-function relationships ligand binding / pharmacokinetic modelsand interrelationships from images of intact, living • Magnetic particle imaging (MPI)tissues, are of particular interest. Work in emerging • Nanoparticle imaging: sensing/therapyareas such as novel contrast agents, small animal • Neuro-imaging and brain mappingimaging, optical or electrical impedance tomogra- • Soft tissue imagingphy, and dual-modality imaging is also of specific • Cardiac electrophysiologyinterest. • Detection, segmentation, mapping: vessels and Original papers are requested in, but not limited airwaysto, the following areas: • Biomechanical modeling/structure • Pulmonary function: perfusion, ventilation,• Imaging methods mechanics, and modeling• Small animal imaging, molecular imaging• Nanoparticle biosensors and magnetic particle imaging (MPI)• Optical, electrical impedance, terahertz or microwave imaging• Novel physiological imaging agents/ probes: quantum dots, nanoparticles, radiopharmaceuticals• Pulmonary function: perfusion, ventilation, mechanics, and modeling• Vessels and airways: detection, modeling, trees, reactivity• Cardiac electrophysiology• Functional neuro-imaging and brain mapping• Soft tissue deformation: analysis and quantification• Biomechanical modeling and imaging: cardiac, orthopedic, finite-element models• Physiologic modeling: metabolism, receptor- ligand binding Critical Dates• Pharmacokinetic models Abstract Due Date:• Multimodality imaging• Hybrid imaging 30 July 2012 (Check Conferences for Extended Due Date) Manuscript Due Date: 14 January 2013 Please Note: Submissions imply the intent of at least one author to register, attend the conference, present the paper as scheduled, and submit a full-length manuscript for publication in the conference proceedings. +1 360 676 3290 • help@spie.org • twitter (#SPIEMI) 7
  • 10. SPIE Medical Imaging 2013Image Perception, Observer Performance, andTechnology Assessment (MI106)Conference Chairs: Craig K. Abbey, Univ. of California, Santa Barbara (USA); Claudia R. Mello-Thoms,Univ. of Pittsburgh (USA)Program Committee: François Bochud, Ctr. Hospitalier Univ. Vaudois (Switzerland); Jovan G. Brankov,Illinois Institute of Technology (USA); Darrin C. Edwards, The Univ. of Chicago (USA); Alastair G. Gale,Loughborough Univ. (United Kingdom); Howard C. Gifford, Univ. of Massachusetts Medical School(USA); Stephen L. Hillis, Iowa City VA Medical Ctr. (USA); Elizabeth A. Krupinski, The Univ. of Arizona(USA); Matthew A. Kupinski, The Univ. of Arizona (USA); Anthony J. Maeder, Univ. of Western Sydney(Australia); Maciej A. Mazurowski, Duke Univ. (USA); Mark F. McEntee, The Univ. of Sydney (Australia);Berkman Sahiner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USA); David L. Wilson, Case Western ReserveUniv. (USA); Federica Zanca, UZ Leuven (Belgium) Abstract Due Date: 30 July 2012 TOPIC AREAS: For this conference only All submissions must include: a 250-word To assist the reviewers, choose up to three keywords abstract and a two- to four-page supplemental in order of relevance from the following list. file (see Submission Guidelines for detailed • Image Display instructions). • Image Perception • Observer Performance Evaluation • ROC MethodologyThis conference focuses on a broad understanding • Model Observersof medical image perception, observer-performance • Technology Assessmentmeasurement, and the application of these methods • Technology Impactto evaluation of medical technology. Areas of tradi- • Other (please specify)tional interest include - but are not limited to - opti-mizing image acquisition, display and workstations,psychophysical and vision-science based modelsof human observer performance, factors that affectthe diagnostic process, eye-movement studies,observer performance methodologies, human-CADinteraction, optimal decision-making strategies,statistical models for evaluation of observer perfor-mance, and observer variability assessment. Theconference welcomes new areas of research as well. Original papers and posters are requested in thefollowing areas:• Technology assessment• Diagnostic-performance evaluation methodologies (ROC, FROC and alternatives)• Observer performance evaluation of new technologies (Acquisition devices, CAD, display devices etc)• Cognitive aspects of image interpretation• Perceptual and performance factors in diagnostic workstation and environmental design• Perceptual and performance factors in new modalities (e.g., digital pathology and telemedicine)• Models of detection, discrimination, and localization Become part of the world’s• The nature of reader expertise largest collection of optics and• Sources of observer variance photonics research papers Present at SPIE Publish in SPIE Medical Imaging Proceedings - Dynamic - Timely - Diverse - Relevant - Current - Cited - Collaborative - Indexed SPIEDigitalLibrary.org8 SPIE Medical Imaging 2013 Call for Papers • spie.org/micallpdf
  • 11. Call for PapersAdvanced PACS-based Imaging Informatics andTherapeutic Applications (MI107)Conference Chairs: Maria Y. Law, Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital (Hong Kong, China);William Boonn, Univ. of Pennsylvania Health System (USA)Program Committee: James Chen, Univ. of California, San Diego (USA); Janice C. Honeyman-Buck,Univ. of Florida (USA); Steven C. Horii, Univ. of Pennsylvania Health System (USA); Woojin Kim, Univ.of Pennsylvania Health System (USA); Heinz U. Lemke, Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery(Germany); Brent J. Liu, The Univ. of Southern California (USA); Khan M. Siddiqui, Higi Corp. (USA);Eliot L. Siegel, Univ. of Maryland Medical Ctr. (USA); John B. Strauss, Microsoft Corp. (USA); WyattTellis, Univ. of California, San Francisco (USA); Jianguo Zhang, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics(China); Stefan L. Zimmerman, Johns Hopkins Univ. (USA) Extended Abstract Due Date: 6 August 2012 Quantitative Analysis and Diagnostics, All submissions must include: a 250-word Knowledge, Search and Data Mining abstract and a two- to four-page supplemental Research in database development, database aggrega- file (see Submission Guidelines for detailed tion, and knowledge base will be covered along with instructions). data mining tools, such as CBIR methodologies, and the development of other tools to mine data. MedicalRapid developments in imaging and information Imaging search related topics including web, local,technology have led to significant changes in the and image based search engines, indexing, rankingdesign and implementation of Picture Archiving algorithms and NLP integration will be included. Alsoand Communication Systems (PACS) and related invited are research on business intelligence and dataimaging and healthcare information management mining applications for quality and patient safety withinsystems. A new focus on the Digital Operating imaging informatics including radiation dose monitor-Room (OR) will be added for this year. The contin- ing and tracking, productivity and efficiency, and otherued emphasis on system integration, workflow and performance metrics and integration of CAD and PACS.globalization of information management has led to Advanced PACS-based Radiology Workflowa need for more sophisticated imaging informatics With the advent of thin-slice volumetric imaging,techniques. In addition, the role of imaging infor- the need for research in more efficient methods tomatics is bridging gaps between the diagnosis and analyze and navigate through the crucial clinicaltreatment/therapy continuums. The conference will data becomes more apparent. Clinical experiences,include, but is not necessarily limited to, the follow- workflow issues, system performance, multimodal-ing general session topics: ity image display and navigation, and new intelligentDigital Operating Room display technologies will be discussed in this session.This is a new session focusing the application of im- Therapeutic Applications and Extendingaging informatics in the operating room. Suggested Imaging Informatics beyond Radiologytopics include surgical workflow, digital operating Other image-intensive therapeutic applications (eg, Sur-room ergonomics, therapy imaging and model gery, Radiation Therapy, Chemotherapy, Rehabilitation)management systems, surgical PACS, DICOM and will be discussed in this session. System integrationIHE in surgery, management and assessment of within the Radiation Oncology department in additionOR system integration and architecture of ORs and to research advancement in the utilization of DICOM-imaging suites RT objects will be covered. Advancements in systemMedical Image Sharing and Exchange integration for Optical Imaging and Imaging in Pathol-This session includes the application of cloud com- ogy will be included in this session. Research involvingputing technology in imaging informatics related the integration of multi-media data in new areas suchto healthcare.and the use of mobile devices in as physical therapy and rehabilitative sciences are alsoradiology. Suggested topics include image sharing included. Topics relating to research work performedapplications, distributed image processing, and based on DICOM WG26 are encouraged as well.design, implementation, and challenges in cloud Imaging Informatics in Translational Researchstorage architecture as well as mobile application This session will discuss the extension of imagingdevelopment, security and networking challenges, informatics to translational research. Researchmobile display performance, and imaging workflow advancements towards personalized medicine willperformance utilizing mobile devices. be investigated from genomic-related Imaging Infor-Systems Integration and Standards matics to small animal imaging to functional and/orIntegration of radiology-based imaging with the whole body imaging and any imaging informaticselectronic medical record and multi-media informa- tools developed to link the fields of research.tion from other specialties can positively impact thediagnostic and treatment process but must meet the TOPIC AREAS: For this conference onlydemands for enterprise-wide access and distribu- During the submission process, you will be asked totion of image-intensive data. In addition, enterprise choose no more than three topics from the followinglevel PACS design and implementation, extending list to assist in the review process.to all clinical areas and patient care settings can be • Digital Operating Roomachieved through the utilization of standards such • Medical Image Sharing and Exchangeas DICOM, HL7 along with the IHE initiatives. This • Systems Integration and Standardssection will also cover topics including Fault-Toler- • Quantitative Analysis and Diagnostics,ance, Data Security, and Data Integrity. Research Knowledge, Search and Data Miningdeveloped utilizing DICOM-SR and other Imaging • Advanced PACS-based Radiology WorkflowInformatics standards (eg, XML, HTML, XDS, etc) • Therapeutic Applications and Extending Imagingwill be covered within this session. Informatics beyond Radiology • Imaging Informatics in Translational Research 9 +1 360 676 3290 • help@spie.org • twitter (#SPIEMI)
  • 12. SPIE Medical Imaging 2013Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and Therapy (MI108)Conference Chairs: Johan G. Bosch, Erasmus Univ. Rotterdam (Netherlands); Marvin M. Doyley, Univ.of Rochester (USA)Program Committee: Jeffrey C. Bamber, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust (United Kingdom);Jan D’Hooge, Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium); Neb Duric, Karmanos Cancer Institute (USA) andDelphinus Medical Technologies (USA); Stanislav Y. Emelianov, The Univ. of Texas at Austin (USA);James F. Greenleaf, Mayo Clinic (USA); Michael F. Insana, Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA);Jørgen A. Jensen, Technical Univ. of Denmark (Denmark); Roman Maev, Univ. of Windsor (Canada);Stephen A. McAleavey, Univ. of Rochester (USA); Nicole V. Ruiter, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie(Germany); K. Kirk Shung, The Univ. of Southern California (USA); Kai E. Thomenius, General ElectricCo. (USA); William F. Walker, Univ. of Virginia (USA) Abstract Due Date: 30 July 2012 TOPIC AREAS: For this conference only All submissions must include: a 250-word During the submission process, you will be asked to abstract and a two- to four-page supplemental choose no more than three topics from the following file (see Submission Guidelines for detailed list to assist in the review process. instructions). • Physics and computer simulation • Transducers and beam formingThis conference provides a forum for in-depth dis- • Novel imaging approachescussion of all aspects related to medical ultrasound • Ultrasound tomographyimaging: physics of ultrasound wave propagation, • Ultrasound therapyimage reconstruction strategies, hardware and • Ultrasound image analysissystem design, new imaging modalities, contrast • Ultrasound functional imagingagents, biological and biomedical applications of • Motion and deformation estimationnew ultrasound modalities. • Contrast imaging In addition, the 2013 conference will put special • Tissue characterizationemphasis on ultrasound tomography (methodology, • Photoacoustic imagingtechnology, application). • High frequency imaging A joint session with the Image-guided Procedures, • Acoustic microscopyRobotic Interventions, and Modeling conference will • New applications of ultrasound in medicine andbe held in order to have a high-level discussion on biologythe state-of-the-art in ultrasound guidance of surgi- • Other, please specify.cal interventions.10 SPIE Medical Imaging 2013 Call for Papers • spie.org/micallpdf
  • 13. Call for PapersDigital Pathology (MI109)Conference Chairs: Metin N. Gurcan, The Ohio State Univ. Medical Ctr. (USA); Anant Madabhushi,Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey (USA)Program Committee: Eric Cosatto, NEC Labs. America, Inc. (USA); M. Murat Dundar, Indiana Univ.-Purdue Univ. Indianapolis (USA); Andinet Enquobahrie, Kitware, Inc. (USA); Michael D. Feldman,The Univ. of Pennsylvania Health System (USA); David J. Foran, Univ. of Medicine & Dentistry of NewJersey (USA); Brandon D. Gallas, U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USA); Marios A. Gavrielides,U.S. Food and Drug Administration (USA); Leo Grady, Siemens Corporate Research (USA); StephenM. Hewitt, National Cancer Institute/NIH (USA); Elizabeth A. Krupinski, The Univ. of Arizona (USA);Richard M. Levenson, Univ. of California, Davis Medical Ctr. (USA); Olivier Lezoray, Univ. de CaenBasse-Normandie (France); Anne L. Martel, Univ. of Toronto (Canada); James P. Monaco, Rutgers, TheState Univ. of New Jersey (USA); Tim W. Nattkemper, Univ. Bielefeld (Germany); Daniel Racoceanu,Univ. Pierre and Marie Curie (France); Nasir M. Rajpoot, The Univ. of Warwick (United Kingdom);Badrinath Roysam, Univ. of Houston (USA); Berkman Sahiner, U.S. Food and Drug Administration(USA); Olcay Sertel, Ventana Medical Systems, Inc. (USA); John E. Tomaszewski, SUNY at the Univ.at Buffalo (USA); Martin J. Yaffe, Sunnybrook Research Institute (Canada); Bulent Yener, New JerseyInstitute of Technology (USA) Abstract Due Date: 30 July 2012 TOPIC AREAS: For this conference only. All submissions must include: a 250-word During the submission process, you will be asked to abstract and a two- to four-page supplemental choose no more than three topics from the following file (see Submission Guidelines for detailed list to assist in the review process. instructions). Image AcquisitionThis conference will address digital pathology, from • Acquisition, storage, and processing ofacquisition of pathology data to its management, microscopy images, including histopathology,analysis, and interpretation by observers. The use cytology, immunohistochemistry, andof digital pathology data, by both the human and immunofluorescence,computer, is growing in importance with the recent • Image mosaicking of nontraditional near-real-advent of whole slide scanners and novel instru- time microscopy (OCT, confocal)mentation for multispectral, multiparametric tissue • Multispectral imagingimaging. There is potential for digital pathology to • Multi-focus volume imagingimprove diagnosis and grading of cancer and other Quantitative Image Analysispathology tasks, but there are still limitations and • Computer-aided diagnosis and prognosischallenges that must be addressed before it can be • Automated quantification of tissue biomarkersincorporated in the clinical workflow. • Grading and classification of pathology images Although there has been great progress in the • Segmentation of cellular and tissue structuresdevelopment and application of digital pathology • Shape analysis and morphology in pathologyover recent years, there are a number of significant imagingcomputational challenges specific to pathology • Architectural feature extraction andimaging that distinguish it from its radiological coun- quantificationterpart. There are also unique challenges in terms of • Multispectral- and volume-based segmentationhow digitized pathology specimens and correlated • Content-based image retrieval, machine-data are presented to, modified and interpreted by learning, semantic annotation, and visualizationclinicians. of pathology image databases We invite submissions that address specific • High-performance computing for whole-slideproblems related to image acquisition, computer- tissue image analysisaided diagnosis, and quantitative image analysisof pathology specimens. We particularly welcome Information Fusioncontributions that identify and address challenges • Radiology-pathology registration and fusionencountered in digital pathology imaging as well as • Registration of multiply stained tissuein new approaches for image capture and analysis. microscopy images • Integration of digital image features with “omics” data for fused diagnostics Others • Remote consultation • Metrics, variability and standardization issues unique to digital pathology • Methodologies for the objective technical assessment of digital pathology systems • Observer performance, human factors and diagnostic interpretation issues • Optical probe tracking and visualization tools • PACS and new DICOM standards for histopathology • Other, Please specify. +1 360 676 3290 • help@spie.org • twitter (#SPIEMI) 11
  • 14. Participate in a Poster SessionGain valuable feedback and one-on-one networking with colleagues.Each conference review committee recognizes a selected poster atthe cum laude level for best poster presentation in their conference.Congratulations to the following who received this award in 2012.Congratulations to the 2012 Poster Award WinnersPhysics of Medical Imaging Biomedical Applications in Molecular,Local spectral adaptive multitaper method Structural, and Functional Imagingwith bilateral fi ltering for spectrum analysis of A novel shape similarity based elastographymammographic images . . . . . . .Paper 8313-170 system for prostate cancerAuthors: Gang Wu, Sunnybrook Research Institute assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Paper 8317-77(Canada) and Univ. of Toronto (Canada); James G. Main- Authors: Haisu Wang, Seyed Reza Mousavi, Abbasprize, Sunnybrook Research Institute (Canada); Martin J. Samani, The Univ. of Western Ontario (Canada)Yaffe, Sunnybrook Research Institute (Canada) and Univ.of Toronto (Canada) Image Perception, Observer Performance, andImage Processing Technology AssessmentInitial compressed sensing reconstruction results A potential method to identify poor breastfor phase contrast CT . . . . . . . . .Paper 8314-168 screening performance. . . . . . . . .Paper 8318-44Authors: Thomas Gaass, Zentralinstitut für Medizintech- Authors: Leng Dong, Yan Chen, Alastair G. Gale,nik, Technische Univ. München (Germany); Martin Bech, Loughborough Univ. (UK); Dev P. Chakraborty, Univ. ofJulia Herzen, Peter B. Noël, Arne Tapfer, Marian S. Pittsburgh (USA)Willner, Franz Pfeiffer, Technische Univ. München (Ger-many); Axel Haase, Zentralinstitut für Medizintechnik, Advanced PACS-based Imaging Informatics,Technische Univ. München (Germany) and Therapeutic ApplicationsComputer-Aided Diagnosis MedCast: a discussion support system for cooperative work. . . . . . . . . . . . . .Paper 8319-37Gleason grading of prostate histology Authors: Ramon A. Moreno, Instituto do Coração doutilizing statistical shape model of manifolds Hospital das Clínicas (Brazil); Vinicius Lima, Isidro(SSMM) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Paper 8315-54 Lopes, Fundacao CPqD (Brazil); Marco A. Gutierrez,Authors: Rachel E. Sparks, Anant Madabhushi, Rutgers, Instituto do Coração do Hospital das Clínicas (Brazil)The State Univ. of New Jersey (USA) Ultrasonic Imaging, Tomography, and TherapyImage-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interven- Speckle tracking without fully developedtion, and Modeling speckle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Paper 8320-43Feature identification for image-guided Authors: Narges Afsham, Mohammad Najafi,transcatheter aortic valve Purang Abolmaesumi, Robert Rohling, The Univ. ofimplantation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Paper 8316-106 British Columbia (Canada)Authors: Pencilla Lang, Martin Rajchl, A. JonathanMcLeod, Michael Chu, Terry M. Peters, The Univ. ofWestern Ontario (Canada)12 SPIE Medical Imaging 2013 Call for Papers • spie.org/micallpdf
  • 15. Call for PapersCongratulations to the 2012 Student Paper Award RecipientsThe best student paper award was The runner-up student paper award waspresented to: presented to:Ryan D. Datteri, Vanderbilt Univ. (USA) Raymond J. Acciavatti, The Univ. ofEstimation of rigid-body registration quality Pennsylvania Health System (USA)using registration networks . . . . . . . . . [8314-44] Optimization of continuous tube motionCoauthored with Benoit M. Dawant, Vanderbilt and step-and-shoot motion in digital breastUniv. (USA) tomosynthesis systems with patient motion. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [8313-5] Coauthored with Andrew D. Maidment, The Univ. of Pennsylvania Health System (USA) 2013 Student Paper Awards Information ATTENTION STUDENTS Below are the submission instructions and eligibility requirements for the 2013 Student Paper Awards. Submissions Due: 10 December 2012 The winners of this award will be students: • without a doctoral degree • who are the principal authors of the paper in the current program • selected by the review committee. A first place winner and runner-up will be recognized with a cash prize and a certificate during the plenary session at the meeting. To be considered, students must submit electronic copies of: • the full manuscript to the Conference Programs Coordinator (SandyH@spie.org) - no later than 10 December 2012. • a signed letter from the student’s advisor stating that the principal contribution to the work described was made by the student. NOTE: This manuscript will be used for review purposes only. A separate manuscript must be submitted for publication by the manuscript due date. +1 360 676 3290 • help@spie.org • twitter (#SPIEMI) 13
  • 16. General InformationVenue Student Travel GrantsDisney’s Coronado Springs Resort A limited number of SPIE student travel grants will1000 West Buena Vista Drive be awarded based on need. Applications must be received no later than 3 December 2012. EligibleLake Buena Vista (Orlando Area) applicants must present an accepted paper at thisFL 32830 USA meeting. Offer applies to undergraduate/graduateOrlando is the epicenter of fun and excitement, as students who are enrolled full-time and have notmore than 95 attractions keep visitors coming back yet received their PhD.for more. Take the mix of legendary theme parks,spectacular museums, world-class entertainmentand blockbuster rides and attractions. For detailed Clearance Informationinformation on Orlando, Florida, visit the Convention If government and/or company clearance is requiredand Visitors Bureau’s website: www.orlandoinfo.com to present and publish your presentation, start the process now to ensure that you receive clearanceRegistration if your paper is accepted.SPIE Medical Imaging registration will beavailable October 2012 Important News for All VisitorsAll participants, including invited speakers, con- from Outside the United Statestributed speakers, session chairs, cochairs, and Find important requirements for visiting the Unitedcommittee members, must pay a registration fee. States on the SPIE Medical Imaging website. ThereAuthors, coauthors, program committee members, are steps that ALL visitors to the United Statesand session chairs are accorded a reduced sympo- need to follow.sium registration fee. Online at: spie.org/visa Fee information for conferences, courses, a regis-tration form, and technical and general informationwill be available on the SPIE website in October 2012.Hotel InformationOpening of the hotel reservation process for SPIEMedical Imaging 2013 is scheduled for the begin-ning of October 2012. SPIE will arrange specialdiscounted hotel rates for conference attendees. The website will be kept current with any updates:spie.org/micallpdfSPIE is the international society for optics and photonics, SPIE INTERNATIONAL HEADQUARTERSa not-for-profit organization founded in 1955 to advance P.O. Box 10, Bellingham, WA 98227-0010 USAlight-based technologies. The Society serves nearly225,000 constituents from approximately 150 countries, Tel: +1 888 504 8171 or +1 360 676 3290offering conferences, continuing education, books, Fax: +1 360 647 1445journals, and a digital library in support of interdisciplinary help@spie.org • SPIE.orginformation exchange, professional growth, and patentprecedent. SPIE provided over $2.5 million in support ofeducation and outreach programs in 2011.14 SPIE Medical Imaging 2013 Call for Papers • spie.org/micallpdf
  • 17. Submission of Abstracts Critical Dates Abstract Due Date: 30 July 2012 (Check Conferences for Extended Due Date) Manuscript Due Date: 14 January 2013 Please Note: Submissions imply the intent of at least one author to register, attend the conference, present the paper as scheduled, and submit a full-length manuscript for publication in the conference proceedings.By submitting an abstract, I agree to the • Commercial papers, papers with no new research/ development content, and papers where supportingfollowing conditions: data or a technical description cannot be given forAn author or coauthor (including keynote, invited, proprietary reasons will not be accepted for presen-oral, and poster presenters) will: tation in this conference.• Register at the reduced author registration rate (cur- • Please do not submit the same, or similar, abstracts rent SPIE Members receive an additional discount to multiple conferences. on the registration fee).• Attend the meeting. 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