Plenary Speakers

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Dr. Thimothy Hall

Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Quantitative imaging biomarkers: the importance of standardization efforts (QIBA/QIN)

Objective: To review current efforts for the standardization of image acquisition and analysis protocols for quantitative imaging and radiomics, as well as to discuss the main challenges in establishing such protocols


Dr. Guillermina Ferro

Dirección de Investigación Tecnológica, Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Nucleares  

Advances of molecular imaging

Objective: To review recent advances in system design, targeted agents and image acquisition and analysis techniques to be used in molecular imaging



Dr. Luc Beaulieu

Department of Physics, Engineering Physics and Optics, Université Laval (TBC)

Improving the accuracy of dose delivery in High-Dose Rate Brachytherapy

Objective: To discuss current developments and strategies of intensity modulated brachytherapy


Dr. Muyinatu Bell

Biomedical Engineering, John Hopkins University (TBC)

Photoacoustic imaging

Objective: To discuss the basic principles and ongoing projects of photoacoustic imaging