Upcoming Activities


MICCAI Student Board Activities

MICCAI 2020 Academia and Industry Event

Where: Virtual meeting rooms
When: 5th October 2020, 06.00 PM - 8.00 PM UTC
How much:  Free
Are you interested in exploring the Academia and Industry pathways? Would you like to meet the world leaders in the field and engage with them in a debate around current hot topics? Then join the Academia & Industry event 2020 organized by the MICCAI Student Board on 5th October! The event will begin with a debate panel of top academics and industry representatives structured into 3 topics:

  • Industry vs. Academia
  • Future Research Directions
  • Research Responsibility

and driven by your anonymous questions (1h). We are honored to have Dr. Timnit Gebru, Prof. Michael Bronstein, Prof. Diana Mateus, Prof. Raúl San José Estépar, and Terri Bresenham, as our panelists!

Following the panel discussion, there is a networking session, encouraging one-on-one discussions with the esteemed panelists, MICCAI sponsors, and other members of academia & industry in small virtual rooms.

 

MICCAI 2020 Webinars

How to Work Effectively from Home

Where: Virtual meeting
When: 06th October 2020, 18:00-19:00 UTC
How much: Free

In these new and daunting times, learning to work effectively from home, juggle your commitments, still carry out research, and write papers will be key. Tune into this webinar and learn: how to manage your time and juggle other commitments while working from home, how to carve our space in your day using the pizza box method, and how to modify your schedule, be flexible, and still get lots of research and paper-writing done.

Our speaker is Dr. Heidi Toivonen is a Finnish Doctor of Psychology with 10+ years of experience of client work. Currently, she is based in the Netherlands where she does research and works as an online psychologist and academic trainer.

 

How to write and publish your papers in high impact journals

Where: Virtual meeting
When: 08th October 2020, 8:00-9:00 UTC
How much: Free
Researchers want to get their work published in the best journals possible, the ones with the highest reach and impact factors. This webinar will show you how to maximise your potential writing and publishing work in leading international journals; we will pass on tips and tricks from our many years of experience writing and managing the publication process. This is a webinar you simply can't afford to miss!

Our speaker is Prof. Heinz U. Lemke is professor of Computer Science, who teaches and conducts research on Computer Assisted Medicine at the Technical University of Berlin. He is the editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery (IJCARS), and executive director of the International Foundation for CARS.

MICCAI 2020 Game Night

Where: Virtual meeting rooms
When: 7th October 2020, 06.00 PM - 8.00 PM UTC
How much: Free
We are very excited to host the 1st MICCAI virtual game night! Join us on the evening of Wednesday, October 7th, 2020 for a fun game night! Unveil your drawing talent, be mentally ready for strategy games and lots of interaction with other participants!
We plan to arrange participants in small virtual rooms to play Pictionary, the Settlers of Catan, and Codenames. Participation is free of charge. Do remember to join on Wednesday 7th of October at 06:00 PM!

MICCAI 2020 Yoga

When: Offline Video Sessions
When: 5th, 6th & 7th October 2020, 7:00 AM UTC
How much: Free
Join us for morning yoga and start a long conference day full of energy! Customized yoga sessions will be provided at 7:00 AM CET on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Videos will be available throughout the duration of the conference and can be done at any time.
The tutorial will be conducted by Meghan Woodard, who is a professional yoga instructor. She will be guiding the yoga session and offering options for different expertise levels, so do come along!

MICCAI 2020 Educational Challenge

The MICCAI Educational Challenge will be held for the fifth time, leading up to and concluding at MICCAI 2020 in Lima, Peru. The goal of the challenge is to encourage members of the MICCAI community to create and share educational materials, covering fundamental concepts in medical image computing and computer-assisted interventions.

The first prize winner of the MICCAI Educational Challenge will receive a prize of $500, sponsored by the MICCAI society. Pending sufficient submissions, a second and third place prize will also be awarded. The winner(s) will be decided by popular vote and announced at MICCAI 2020.

– Submitted tutorials may be formatted as:

  • Video
  • Blog Post
  • Scientific Paper
  • IPython Notebook
  • Powerpoint
  • GitHub Source Code and Documentation

Participants are encouraged to consider preparing any blog-style submissions as a post through Medium, which will be published directly through the newly created MICCAI Educational Initiative publication on Medium. We’ve published a getting started article on the Medium channel to help you begin.

Submissions are open until July 25th, 2020.

For more information visit our MEC website!


MICCAI 2019 Educational Challenge

You’re probably creating notes and presentations for yourself or for lab meetings anyways – consider submitting your educational materials to help the community! The first prize winner will receive a $500 prize, sponsored by the MICCAI society, with the possibility for second and third place prizes given a sufficient number of submissions.

For more details, visit https://miccai-sb.github.io/challenge.html


– Submitted tutorials may be formatted as videos, papers, presentations or blog posts (optionally published through the new MICCAI Educational publication on Medium).
– Especially desired: “How to make it work” tutorials focused on the implementation details that are not usually discussed in papers and topics such as segmentation, statistical analysis of medical images, computer-assisted intervention, and optical/histology applications.

Submissions are open until August 24th, 2019.

MICCAI 2019 Academia & Industry Event

Monday, October 14th, 07.00 PM – 9.00 PM


Curious about the differences between academia and industry? Have questions about life after graduation? Look no further than the Academia & Industry night! This event will begin with a panel of top academics and industry representatives driven by anonymous questions from you. Following this is a networking session, encouraging one-on-one discussion with the esteemed panelists, MICCAI sponsors, and other members of academia & industry in the room. Don’t forget your business cards! Light snacks and drinks will be provided.

Where
: Conference Center
When: Monday, October 14th, 07.00 PM – 9.00 PM
How: Registration through this link
How much:  Free
 

MICCAI 2019 Social Events


Ping An Finance Center Guided Tour


Sunday, October 13th, 07.00 PM – 9.00 PM

Ping An Finance Centre is the tallest building in Shenzhen, and the 4th tallest building in the world. The Free Sky Observation Deck is set on the 116th floor of the building at 541 meters high from the ground. You can enjoy 360 degree views of the city and its surrounding areas, including Futian Port and Hong Kong. The meeting point is the lobby of the conference venue.

Where
: Ping An Finance Centre
When: Sunday, October 13th, 07.00 PM – 9.00 PM
How: Registration through this link
How much: $46
Cancellation Policy: Non-refundable event, participants may give consent to share email with people on the waiting list to find potential buyers for their tickets. Ticket exchange can also be done on the spot however the organizers should be informed so that the participation list can be updated accordingly. People who are not on the list cannot attend the event.



Social Hiking Tour

Friday, October 18th, 09.00 AM – 6.00 PM

After a fascinating conference week it’s time to explore the beautiful locations around Shenzhen. Considered the most beautiful trail in Shenzhen, this hiking tour starts from Zhongying Street at the border between Shenzhen and Hong Kong for a glimpse of one of the biggest container terminals in China. The hike then continues along the coastline and the beach. There are steps in certain sections but most of the trail is paved walkway or wooden boardwalk and is accessible  for everyone. The meeting point is the lobby of the conference venue. Don’t forget to pack some food, drinks, comfortable shoes and sunglasses!

Where
: Shenzhen Coastline
When: Friday, October 18th, 09.00 AM – 6.00 PM
How: Registration through this link
How much: $50
Cancellation Policy: Non-refundable event, participants may give consent to share email with people on the waiting list to find potential buyers for their tickets. Ticket exchange can also be done on the spot however the organizers should be informed so that the participation list can be updated accordingly. People who are not on the list cannot attend the event.


Additional Information:
Near to the Conference Center there are two supermarkets where food can be purchased the day before:
Vanguard (8:30am-10:30pm)
Shantou St, Hua Qiao Cheng, Nanshan Qu, Shenzhen Shi, Guangdong Sheng, Cina
Wal-Mart Supermarket (Nanshan Huaxia Road Branch)
Wal-Mart is only a few more minutes walk from Vanguard


MICCAI 2019 Sport Events


Sports Running
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 14th, 15th and 16th, 07.00 AM – 8.00 AM

Join us for morning runs and start a long conference day full of energy! Similar to previous years in Granada, Quebéc and Athens we meet at the lobby of the convention center at 7:00 AM to join the runs on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday.
This year we will divide participants into two groups. First group will follow a running route of approximately 5 kilometers, while the second group will cover a distance of 8 kilometers. Both running routes will start and end at the conference center. We will take the pace of the slowest runner, so do come along regardless of your pace! Participants must be fit and in good physical health to participate.

Where
: Routes around the conference venue selected by the group leaders.
When: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 14th, 15th and 16th, 07.00 AM – 8.00 AM
How: Registration through this link
How much: Free


Sports Soccer

Wednesday, October 16th, 07.00 PM – 10.00 PM



Join us on the evening of Wednesday, October 16th, 2019 for a soccer match! Unveil your football talent and meet other participants! Meet us at the conference center on Wednesday, October 16th, at 7.00 PM in your sports gear and we will go to the soccer field together by metro. Participation is free of charge.

Where
: Shenzhen’s University’s Houhai Campus (near “Shenzhen University” metro station).
When: Wednesday, October 16th, 07.00 PM – 10.00 PM
How: Registration through this link
How much: Free


Sports Kungfu

Wednesday, October 16th, 07.00 PM – 10.00 PM



Join us for an introductory workshop of Wing Chun, a Southern Chinese style of Kung fu. It requires quick movements and it is an effective and popular form of self-defense. The course will take place in a Wing Chun academy with an experienced instructor in english. We will meet at 7.00 PM at the lobby of the conference venue and head to the class together. Participants must be fit and in good physical health to participate. We advise you to bring athletic clothing for this event.


Where
: Wing Chun Academy (near “Nanshan” metro station/line 11).
When: Wednesday, October 16th, 07.00 PM – 10.00 PM
How: Registration through this link
How much: $32
Cancellation Policy: Non-refundable event, participants may give consent to share email with people on the waiting list to find potential buyers for their tickets. Ticket exchange can also be done on the spot however the organizers should be informed so that the participation list can be updated accordingly. People who are not on the list cannot attend the event.

MICCAI 2018 Educational Challenge

The MICCAI Educational Challenge is on!

Submit your educational materials and tutorials (papers, presentations, blog posts etc.) to help the community!

The main goal is to provide educational material for researchers in the field of medical image computing and computer-assisted interventions. With the MICCAI Educational Challenge, we hope to build a library of tutorials relevant to the MICCAI community and created by its members. Establishing a comprehensive collection will make the field more accessible and shorten the startup time for new students.

Highly encouraged are "How to make it work” tutorials focused on implementation details, since these are often not discussed in papers.

Submissions are open until August 3rd, 2018.
The winner will receive a $500 prize, sponsored by the MICCAI society!

For more details, please visit http://miccai.org/edu/mec.html

MICCAI 2018 Academia & Industry Event - Sunday, September 16th, 2018 7.00 PM - 8.30 PM | room Andalucia - Theater, GRANADA EXHIBITION AND CONFERENCE CENTRE

The Academia & Industry event aims to allow students to answer their most pressing questions and to interact directly with professionals from academia and industry. We will first have a panel with top academics and industry representatives. Next, we will have a networking session where students can talk one-on-one with the panelists and additional professors and company representatives, including the companies sponsoring MICCAI. This is a great opportunity to learn more about different career paths and create connections! Light snacks and drinks will be provided.

How much: Free

MICCAI 2018 Social Events

City Tour & Historic Walk - Tuesday September 18th 2018, 8.30 PM - 09.30 PM
Join us for a leisurely walking tour of Granada with a licensed local guide in English. Learn about the architecture, culture, and history of the Andalusian city. Highlights include Albaicin, the Royal Chapel and the Granada Cathedral.
The tour will start from the lobby of the convention center at 8.30 PM so please be on time!

How much: 24 Euros

Guided Hiking Tour Sierra Nevada - Friday September 21st 2018, 09.30 AM - 5.30 PM
After a fun conference week it’s time to go on an adventure! Join us on a day trip on Friday 21st of September 2018 for a guided hiking tour in the magnificent Sierra Nevada. Don’t forget your sunscreen and sunglasses! The adventure will start from the Palacio de Congresos on Friday 21st of September at 9.15 AM so  please be on time!

How much: 44.33 Euros

MICCAI 2018 Sport Events

Running - Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, September 17th - 19th, 7.00 AM - 8.00 AM
Join us for morning runs and start a long conference day full of energy! We meet at the lobby of the convention center at 7:00 AM to join the runs on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Similar to previous years in Quebéc, Athens, Munich and Boston, the total length of each run will be between 5 and 8 kilometres and we’ll take the pace of the slowest runner, so do come along regardless of your pace! Participants must be in good physical health and be fit to participate.

How much: Free

Flamenco Dancing Lessons - Wednesday September 19th 2018, 8.00 PM - 10.00 PM
Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 is Flamenco time! Experience the tradition of Andalucia first hand and enjoy an evening full of dancing! No previous experience required! Skillful, local instructors will be conducting the lesson in English. Meet us in the lobby of the convention center on Wednesday, 19th of September. We will then walk together to the dancing hall.

How much: 34.75 Euros

Soccer - Wednesday 19th Sept 2018, 08.00 PM - 10.00 PM
If dancing is not for you don’t worry! Join us on the evening of Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 for a soccer match! Unveil your football talent in the famous Spanish soccer fields!
Meet us at the conference center on Wednesday, September 19th, at 7.00 PM in your sports gear and we will walk to the soccer field together. Participation is free of charge.

How much: Free