Conference  /  16.2.2019  -  21.2.2019

SPIE 2019

The international society for optics and photonics

With an increased focus on fast emerging areas like deep learning, AI, and machine learning the SPIE Medical Imaging is a conference for leading researchers in image processing, physics, computer-aided diagnosis, perception, image-guided procedures, biomedical applications, ultrasound, informatics, radiology and digital pathology.

In 2019 Fraunhofer MEVIS will participate in the following ways:


Conference Chair

Kensaku Mori, Nagoya University (chair)

Horst Hahn, Fraunhofer MEVIS (co-chair)

Conference 10950, Computer-Aided Diagnosis

Sunday - Wednesday, Feb 17–20 


Deep Learning Courses

Markus Wenzel / Hans Meine


1. “Introduction to Medical Image Analysis using Convolutional Neural Networks"

Half day beginners course (SC1235)

Session Time: Saturday, Feb 16, 8:30 AM


2. “Adversarial Networks: From Architecture to Practical Training"

Advanced Deep Dive, half day course (SC1262)

Session Time: Sunday, Feb 17, 8:30 AM


Oral Presentation

Annika Hänsch

“Artifact-driven sampling schemes for robust female pelvis CBCT segmentation using deep learning"

Paper 10950-28 (Authors: Annika Hänsch, Volker Dicken, Jan Klein, Tomasz Morgas, Benjamin Haas, Horst K. Hahn)

Session Name: Conference 10950, Session 6, Abdomen                                                                  

Session  Time: Monday, Feb 18, 10:10 – 10:30 AM

Room: Golden West


Oral Presentation

Jennifer Nitsch

“Neural-network-based automatic segmentation of cerebral ultrasound images for improving image-guided neurosurgery"

Paper 10951-58 (Authors: Jennifer Nitsch, Jan Klein, Jan Hendrik Moltz, Dorothea Miller, Ulrich Sure, Ron Kikinis, Hans Meine)

Session Name:  Conference 10951, Session 11, Image Segmentation and Classification                                                                

Session  Time: Tuesday, Feb 19, 04:30 – 04:50 PM

Room: California


Workshop: Live Demonstrations

Horst Hahn

(Workshop Chairs: Dr. Horst K. Hahn, Fraunhofer MEVIS; Dr. Lubomir Hadjiiski, University of Michigan Health System (UMHS))

Session Name: Conference 10950, WK 3 computer-aided diagnosis, Workshop (after Session 11)

Session Time: Thursday, Feb 19, 5:00 – 07:00 PM

Room: Golden West


Oral Presentation

Jan Hendrik Moltz

“Stability of radiomic features of liver lesions from manual delineation in CT scans”

Paper 10950-68  (Author: Jan Moltz)

Session Name: Conference 10950, Session 14, Radiomics III and Oncology

Session Time: Wednesday, Feb 20, 01:20 – 01:40 PM

Room: Golden West


Oral Presentation

Volker Dicken

“Quantitative and qualitative methods for efficient evaluation of multiple 3D organ segmentations”

Paper 10949-39 (Authors: Volker Dicken, Annika Haensch, Jan Moltz, Benjamin Haas, Thomas Coradi, Tomasz Morgas, Jan Klein)

Session Name: Conference 10949, Session 8, Classification

Session Time: Wednesday, Feb 20, 04:50 – 05:10 PM

Room: San Diego


Oral Presentation

Alessa Hering

“Unsupervised learning for large motion thoracic CT follow-up registration”

Paper 10949-47 (Authors: Alessa Hering, Stefan Heldmann)

Session Name: Conference 10949, Session 10, Registration and Motion

Session Time: Thursday, Feb 21, 10:30 – 10:50 AM

Room: San Diego



We are looking forward to meet you, to present our software portfolio and to discuss technological advances.