Conference  /  15. Februar 2020  -  20. Februar 2020

SPIE 2020

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 2020, Fraunhofer MEVIS will participate in the following ways:


Conference chair


Horst Hahn 

Chair: CAD Conference & CAD Sessions:

Session 1: Mammography, Session 10: Keynote and Methodology


Deep Learning Courses


Markus Wenzel / Florian Weiler

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

Full day beginners course (SC1235)

Session Time: Saturday, Feb 15, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM


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

Advanced Deep Dive, half day course (SC1262)

Session Time: Sunday, Feb 16, 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Room: n/a


Oral Presentations


Horst Hahn

Feasibility of end-to-end trainable two-stage U-Net for detection of axillary lymph nodes in Contrast-Enhanced CT based on sparse annotations"

Paper 11314-45 (Authors: Hidir Cem Altun, Grzegorz Chlebus, Colin Jacobs, Hans Meine, Bram van Ginneken, Horst K. Hahn)

Session Name: Conference 11314, Computer-Aided Diagnosis, Session 9: Chest II, Lymph Nodes

Session  Time: Tuesday, Feb 18, 10:30 AM – 10:50 AM

Room: Salon B


Sonja Jäckle

3D catheter guidance including shape sensing for endovascular navigation"

Paper 11315-3 (Authors: Sonja Jäckle, Verónica García-Vázquez, Felix von Haxthausen, Tim Eixmann, Malte Maria Sieren, Hinnerk Schulz-Hildebrandt, Gereon Hüttmann, Floris Ernst, Markus Kleemann, Torben Paetz)

Session Name: Conference 11315, Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling, Session 1: Calibration and Tracking for Image-guided Navigation                                               

Session  Time: Sunday, Feb 16, 8:00 AM – 9:40 AM

Room: Hunters Creek


Sven Kuckertz

Deep learning based CT-CBCT image registration for adaptive radio therapy

Paper 11313-25 (Authors: Sven Kuckertz, Nils Papenberg, Jonas Honegger, Tomasz Morgas, Benjamin Haas, Stefan Heldmann)

Session Name: Conference 11313, Image Processing, Session 5: Registration

Session Time: Tuesday, Feb 18, 4:10 PM – 4:30 PM

Room: Salon C


Markus Wenzel

QuantMed: component-based Deep Learning platform for translational research

Paper 11318-28 (Authors: Jan Klein, Markus Wenzel, Daniel Romberg, Alexander Köhn, Peter Kohlmann, Florian Link, Annika Hänsch, Volker Dicken, Ruben Stein, Julian Haase, Andreas Schreiber, Rainer Kasan, Horst Hahn, Hans Meine)

Session Name: Conference 11318, Imaging Informatics for Healthcare, Research, and Applications, Session 6: Future PACS and Software

Session Time: Monday, Feb 17, 11:10 AM – 11:30 AM

Room: River Oaks


Workshop: Live Demonstrations


Florian Weiler

MEVIS draw – A free software for interactive segmentation

(Jan Hendrik Moltz, Florian Weiler)


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