DIPY WORKSHOP

Online Edition

11th - 15th March 2024

Building the Future!

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About the workshop

Attention grads, researchers, physicists, radiologists, doctors and technicians interested in medical imaging! Join us for an exciting online workshop hosted by DIPY. Our comprehensive program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge needed to master the latest techniques and tools in structural and diffusion imaging.

Our team of expert instructors will guide you through the fundamentals of diffusion theory, data pre-processing, fiber tracking, and much more. You'll have the opportunity to learn from industry-leading professionals, ask questions, and network with like-minded peers.

Whether you're new to diffusion imaging or an experienced practitioner, this workshop is perfect for you. Our curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of individuals at all levels of expertise. Don't miss this chance to enhance your skills and advance your career.

Register today to secure your spot in this highly anticipated event. We can't wait to see you in the event!

– DIPY Team!

Speakers

Eleftherios Garyfallidis

Eleftherios Garyfallidis

Chair, DIPY Founder & Lead Developer

Associate Professor, Indiana University

Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson

Professor

University of Southern California

Gary Zhang

Gary Zhang

Professor

University College London

Markus Nilsson

Markus Nilsson

Associate Professor

Lund University

Ariel Rokem

Ariel Rokem

Associate DIPY Lead, eScience Institute

Research Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle

Chantal Tax

Chantal Tax

Assistant Professor

UMC Utrecht

Gabriel Girard

Gabriel Girard

Research Scientist

University of Sherbrooke

Francesco Grussu

Francesco Grussu

Junior Leader Fellow

Vall d'Hebron Institute of Oncology

Oscar Esteban

Oscar Esteban

Ambizione FNS Fellow

University of Lauzanne

Jaroslaw Harezlak

Jaroslaw Harezlak

DIPY Advisor on Statistics

Professor, Indiana University

Rafael Neto Henriques

Rafael Neto Henriques

Postdoctoral Researcher

Champalimaud Centre for the Unknown, PT

Wei Tang

Wei Tang

Research Scientist

Indiana University

Hu Cheng

Hu Cheng

Psychological and Brain Sciences

Indiana University

François Rheault

François Rheault

Vanderbilt University

Serge Koudoro

Serge Koudoro

DIPY Release Manager

Indiana University

Shreyas Fadnavis

Shreyas Fadnavis

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Harvard University

Bramsh Qamar Chandio

Bramsh Qamar Chandio

Postdoctoral Scholar

University of Southern California

Kainen Utt

Kainen Utt

Postdoctoral Fellow

Washington University in St. Louis

Javier Guaje

Javier Guaje

PhD Student

Indiana University

Sreekar Chigurupati

Sreekar Chigurupati

PhD Student

Indiana University

Jong Sung Park

Jong Sung Park

PhD Student

Indiana University

Maharshi Gor

Maharshi Gor

Graduate Student

Indiana University

Conference Management

Kelsey Daniel

Kelsey Daniel

Senior Conference Manager

Indiana University

Maharshi Gor

Mansi Ranka

Event Manager

Indiana University

Participants From

Special Thanks

Multiple speakers including Garyfallidis, Landman and Harezlak are funded by the National Institutes of Health. In addition, Koudoro, Rokem and Girard are funded from an EOSS grant through the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative.

Why DIPY Workshop?

Here are a few reasons why attending the DIPY MR Imaging workshop is essential:

  1. 1.

    Hands-on experience:

    The workshop offers a hands-on learning experience, which is essential for learning how to use MR imaging techniques and software effectively. The practical sessions provide attendees with the opportunity to work on real-world problems and gain valuable experience in the field.

  2. 2.

    Expert instructors:

    The workshop is led by expert instructors who have extensive experience in MR imaging and DIPY software. They provide valuable insights and expertise, which is essential for staying up-to-date with the latest advancements in this rapidly evolving field.

  3. 3.

    Networking opportunities:

    The workshop provides an excellent opportunity for attendees to network with other professionals in the field. This can lead to collaborations and the sharing of knowledge and expertise, which is critical for advancing research in the field.

  4. 4.

    Access to the latest technology:

    The DIPY workshop provides access to the latest software for analyzing and processing MR imaging data. This ensures that attendees are working with the most advanced technology available, which can lead to more accurate and efficient analysis of data.

  5. 5.

    Deep understanding of the theory behind the methods:

    The topics covered need a solid understanding of the models, theory and math. For this reason, all tutorials will be provided at four levels :
    a) Theory
    b) Algorithms/Methods
    c) Code/Interfaces
    d) Clinical Application Examples.

Highlights

Highlights

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Advanced tractometry
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Warping of bundles
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Cinematic visualization
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State-of-the-art preprocessing
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Accurate brain extraction
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Generative approaches for missing data

Schedule

All the times mentioned in the section are according to EST Time Zone.

Day 1 - Monday, March 11

Preprocessing
Workshop Overview

09:15 - 09:45

Eleftherios Garyfallidis
Keynote: Global Neuroimaging Studies with Diffusion MRI, Tractometry, and Generative AI

10:00 - 10:45

Paul Thompson
Imaging Data and Transforms

11:00 - 11:45

Oscar Esteban

Visualization of 3D/4D Data

13:00 - 13:45

Maharshi Gor
Brain Extraction and Tissue Classification

14:00 - 14:45

Jong Sung Park
Image-based Registration

15:00 - 15:45

Serge Koudoro
Denoising and Gibbs Correction

16:00 - 16:45

Shreyas Fadnavis
Susceptibility Correction

17:00 - 17:45

Sreekar Chigurupati
Study Group Sessions

18:00 - 18:30

All

Day 2 - Tuesday, March 12

Reconstruction
Keynote: Microstructure imaging with diffusion MRI: New encoding strategies

09:00 - 09:45

Markus Nilsson
Guided Practice

10:00 - 10:45

Serge Koudoro
Diffusion Tensor and Kurtosis Imaging

11:00 - 11:45

Atharva Shah

Spherical Harmonic Reconstruction

13:00 - 13:45

Eleftherios Garyfallidis
Spatially Regularized Super-Resolved CSD (SR2-CSD) of dMRI data

14:00 - 14:45

Ekin Taskin
Microstructure Modeling

15:00 - 15:45

Rafael Henriques
Q-Space Trajectory and Correlation Tensor Imaging

16:00 - 16:45

Rafael Henriques
Advanced medical visualization - ODFs

17:00 - 17:45

Javier Guaje
E-Posters (Present your work)

18:00 - 18:30

All

Day 3 - Wednesday, March 13

Tractography
Keynote: Model-based quantitative MRI meets machine learning

9:00 - 9:45

Gary Zhang
Computational Neuroanatomy

10:00 - 10:45

Wei Tang
Tractography Algorithms

11:00 - 11:45

Gabriel Girard

Connectomics Research

13:00 - 13:45

TBA
Tractography Segmentation

14:00 - 14:45

Eleftherios Garyfallidis
Tractography-based Registration

15:00 - 15:45

Bramsh Qamar Chandio
Guided Practice

16:00 - 16:45

Eleftherios Garyfallidis
E-Posters (Present your work)

17:00 - 17:45

All

Day 4 - Thursday, March 14

Tractometry
Bundle Analytics

09:00 - 09:45

Bramsh Qamar Chandio
Statistical Analysis

10:00 - 10:45

Jaroslaw Harezlak
Keynote : Advanced body diffusion MRI for oncological applications

11:00 - 11:45

Francesco Grussu

Model degeneracies and signal partitioning errors

13:00 - 13:45

Kainen Utt
Deep Learning for Tractography

14:00 - 14:45

Jon Haitz Legarreta Gorroño
Guided Practice

15:00 - 15:45

Bramsh Qamar Chandio
Study Group Sessions

16:00 - 18:30

All

Day 5 - Friday, March 15

Mixed Topics
IVIM

09:00 - 09:45

Shreyas Fadnavis
Keynote: Experiment design for diffusion MRI

10:00 - 10:45

Chantal Tax
DeepN4: Learning N4ITK Bias Field Correction for T1-weighted Images

11:00 - 11:45

Praitayini Kanakaraj

Guided Practice

13:00 - 13:45

Eleftherios Garyfallidis
Guided Practice

14:00 - 15:45

TBA
Keynote: Building and Exploring the Human Reference Atlas with Virtual Reality

16:00 - 16:45

Andreas Bueckle
Final Assembly

17:00 - 18:00

All

Registration

Student

Master's Degree Students, PhD Candidates, Postdocs should take this option.

Silver

$200

What will be included?

  • Listen to the talks live.
  • Learn from the experts.
  • First 3 days workshop.
  • Basic kit for diffusion imaging.
  • Ability to upgrade during the workshop.

Gold

$500

What will be included?

  • Everything in Silver.
  • Complete 5 days of workshop.
  • Attend study groups
  • Present your work.
  • LinkedIn verifiable certificate.
  • Ability to upgrade during the workshop.

Platinum

$995

What will be included?

  • Everything in Gold.
  • Up to 6 one-hour 1:1 with DIPY developers.
  • Access to talks after the workshop.
  • Access to materials after the workshop.
  • Year-long support option.

Academic

Faculty, Research Scientists, Any Academic Personnel should take this option.

Silver

$300

What will be included?

  • Listen to the talks live.
  • Learn from the experts.
  • First 3 days of workshop.
  • Basic kit for diffusion imaging.
  • Ability to upgrade during the workshop.

Gold

$600

What will be included?

  • Everything in Silver.
  • Complete 5 days of workshop.
  • Attend study groups
  • Present your work.
  • LinkedIn verifiable certificate.
  • Ability to upgrade during the workshop.

Platinum

$1200

What will be included?

  • Everything in Gold.
  • Up to 6 one-hour 1:1 with DIPY developers.
  • Access to talks after the workshop.
  • Access to materials after the workshop.
  • Year-long support option.

Non - Academic

Industry Personnel, Medical Staff, Radiologists, Neurologists, etc. should take this option.

Silver

$400

What will be included?

  • Listen to the talks live.
  • Learn from the experts.
  • First 3 days workshop.
  • Basic kit for diffusion imaging.
  • Ability to upgrade during the workshop.

Gold

$750

What will be included?

  • Everything in Silver.
  • Complete 5 days of workshop.
  • Attend study groups
  • Present your work.
  • LinkedIn verifiable certificate.
  • Ability to upgrade during the workshop.

Platinum

$1500

What will be included?

  • Everything in Gold.
  • Up to 6 one-hour 1:1 with DIPY developers.
  • Access to talks after the workshop.
  • Access to materials after the workshop.
  • Year-long support option.

Contact

Contact us for more information by sending an email at dipy@python.org

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