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.