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Invited Talks and Panels (an incomplete list)

Since joining Kitware in 2005, many of my talks have been for commercial medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, and other private companies.   These talks have included overviews of Kitware's research and development efforts, tutorials on ITK, and lectures on specific medical image analysis algorithms and applications.

Below I list some of the public talks that I have given.
  • 2014 : UNC's Medical Image Display and Analysis Group (MIDAG) 40 year anniversary: "All I needed to know to succeed, I learned at MIDAG." <Slides.pptx>
  • 2014 : Duke University's Visualization Friday Forum: "Kitware's software processes and 3D Slicer for open-source medical image visualization <Video recording> <Slides.pptx>
  • 2014 : MICCAI Tutorial: Building image-guidance systems from open-source components: "Open-source software platforms" <Slides.pptx>
  • 2014 : Strategies in Biophotonics: "Improving patient care and research with open-source software." <Slides.pptx>
  • 2014 : UNC Computer Science : "Research review: ten one-minute project presentations" <Slides.pdf>
  • 2014 : SPIE Medical Imaging : "Challenges for Grand Challenges" - Presentation during Panel Session on Grand Challenges <Slides.pdf> <PanelAnnouncement.png
  • 2013 : SPIE Optics and Photonics : "Trends and Challenges in Open-Source Software" <Slides.pdf>
  • 2012 : National Center for Image Guided Therapy (NCIGT) Workshop : "Dual-frequency ultrasound and vessel morphology for targeted biopsies"

  • 2011 : Stanford ISI Lecture Series : "Tubular structures in medical image analysis"
  • 2011 : NA-MIC Registration Retreat, Puerto Rico : Invited Participant

  • 2009 - 2012 : NA-MIC All Hands Meeting : "Slicer Software Process"

  • 2010 : National Library of Medicine : State of the art of ITK

  • 2010 : Chinese Academy of Sciences : "Open-source medical image analysis and surgical guidance"

  • 2009 : NCSU Engineering Program : "Computational Challenges in Medicine"

  • 2009 : Workshop on Emerging Applications and Many Core Architecture : "Challenges in Medical Image Analysis"
  • 2008 : UNC Microscopy Workshop : "Connectome Application Overview"
  • 2006 : Society for Computer-Assisted Radiology (SCAR) R&D Symposium "Open Source Visualization and Image Processing"
  • 2005 : John’s Hopkins University, Robotics Laboratory, “The CADDLab"
  • 2005 : International Brain Mapping and Intraoperative Surgical Planning Symposium (IBMISPS) "Monitoring Tumor Margins During Treatment Using Automated MR to 3D Ultrasound Registration"
  • 2004 : Hologics, “Radiology Research at UNC, the CADDLab”
  • 2004 : Center for Regenerative Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, “Intra-operative 3D Ultrasound Annotation”
  • 2004 : UNC Development Office Fundraiser for Womens and Childrens Hospital “Blood vessel trees for diagnosis, treatment, and  surgical guidance”
  • 2003 : NCI/NIH Study Section Workshop, “Validation in Image Guided Surgery”
  • 2003 : Baylor School of Medicine and Gulf Coast Consortia, “Vascular Image Analysis”
  • 2003 : Georgetown Univ, ISIS Laboratory, "Radiofrequency Ablation of Liver Lesions"
  • 2003 : NLM Board of Regents, "The Insight Toolkit for Segmentation and Registration"
  • 2003 : Insight Toolkit Software Release Meeting, "CADDLab and ITK"
  • 2003 : EPA, "Dyneim Arm Segmentation"
  • 2003 : Siemens, “The Computer-Aided Diagnosis and Display Laboratory”
  • 2002 : Brigham and Women’s Hospital, “CADDLab and Vascular Image Analysis”
  • 2002 : Procter and Gamble, “Analysis of Tubular Objects in Medical Images”
  • 2002 : University of Bremen, Germany: “CADDLab Overview”
  • 2002 : University of Bremen, Germany: “The Insight Toolkit”
  • 2002 : University of Bremen, Germany: “Intraoperative 3D Ultrasound Augmentation”
  • 2002 : Insight Toolkit Public Release Conference, Boston MA: Invited Talk: “Radiology Research at UNC”
  • 2001 : Multi-institute NIH meeting hosted by the Visible Human Project of the National Library of Medicine: “UNC applications involving the NLM’s Insight Toolkit”
  • 2000 : Old Dominion University: “Representing Tubular Objects in Medical Images”
  • 2000 : Microsoft: “Computer-Aided Diagnosis and Display on the PC”
  • 2000 : UNC, Dental School: “Computer-Aided Diagnosis and Display”
  • 1999 : Radionics (Michael Williams, President): “Intracranial vasculature representation and registration for surgical planning”
  • 1999 : Medtronics / Sofamor Danek (Robert Compton, President): “Software for planning and guiding vascular, coronary, and spinal procedures”
  • 1998 : Univ. of Utretch, Netherlands, Radiology: “Representing tubular objects in medical data"
  • 1998 : The Cleveland Clinic, Biomedical Engineering: “Exploiting Domain Knowledge in Medical Image Analysis”