Takeaways from MIDL 2018
ADVANCING MEDICAL IMAGING
WITH DEEP LEARNING
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON
MEDICAL IMAGING WITH DEEP LEARNING.
This inaugural conference was held in Amsterdam in July,
offering a forum that brought together deep learning
researchers, clinicians and healthcare companies.
Almost 300 Attendees
Acceptance Rate for Papers: 41%
Acceptance Rate for Abstracts: 35%
4 Keynote Speaking Sessions
21 Oral Presentations
26 Poster Presentations (Full Paper)
35 Poster Presentations (Abstract)
MIDL 2018: BY THE NUMBERS
4 KEYNOTES FROM INDUSTRY LUMINARIES
Industry leaders from NIH, Facebook AI
Research, Open AI and the University of
Guelph kicked-off MIDL through 4 keynotes
over a span of two days.
They presented on how deep learning is
impacting the healthcare industry as a whole,
radiology, genomics, and cancer detection.
The panel discussion brought together
members of industry, clinicians and academia
to openly discuss what is needed to advance
medical imaging, what each member of the
ecosystem needs from the other members, and
explore areas of agreement and disagreement.
NVIDIA BEST PAPER AWARD
The NVIDIA ‘Best Paper’ award recognizes the highest
quality paper presented at the MIDL conference. The
winners received an NVIDIA® Quadro ® GV100 GPU.
“OBELISK – One Kernel to Solve Nearly Everything:
Unified 3D Binary Convolutions for Image Analysis.”
Mattias P. Heinrich, Ozan Oktay and Nassim Bouteldja
NVIDIA BEST POSTER AWARD
The NVIDIA ‘Best Poster’ award recognizes the
highest quality poster presented at the MIDL
conference. The winners received an NVIDIA®
GeForce ® GTX 1080 Ti GPU.
“Contextual Hourglass Networks for Segmentation
and Density Estimation.”
Daniel Oñoro-Rubio and Mathias Niepert
PHILIPS IMPACT AWARD
Two Philips Impact Awards were awarded to the two
contributions that described practical applications
with a great promise to be of significant benefit to
society and patients.
“NeuroNet: Fast and Robust Reproduction of Multiple
Brain Image Segmentation Pipelines.”
Martin Rajchl, Nick Pawlowski, Daniel Rueckert,
Paul M. Matthews and Ben Glocker
“Roto-Translation Covariant Convolutional Networks
for Medical Image Analysis.”
Erik J. Bekkers, Maxime W. Lafarge, Mitko Veta,
Koen A.J. Eppenhof, Josien P.W. Pluim and
PARTING THOUGHTS: REVOLUTIONIZING HEALTHCARE
“Many people think of NVIDIA as a manufacturer of
the types of high-end graphics processing units
(GPUs) beloved of gamers, data centre operators,
and cryptocurrency miners. But the company does
much more, and is increasingly playing a leading role
in artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning.
As such, it is taking a keen interest in a market that
is set to be revolutionised by AI applications:
Internet of Business
August 14, 2018
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