Symposium on AI for Biomedical Imaging Across Scales


  • February 4, 2020

  • Almaden Research Center arrivals: 8:00-8.30: Arrival and badging, continental breakfast
    Auditorium: 8.30-8.40am: Opening Remarks

    Opening of Symposium by Anne Le Grand, General Manager, Watson Health Imaging
  • Welcome Remarks and introduction of Plenary Speaker by Jeff Welser, VP and Lab Director, IBM Almaden and other Research Labs

  • Auditorium: 8.40-9.30am : Plenary talk by W. E. Moerner, Stanford University

  • Auditorium: 9:30am-10.50: Session 1: Cellular/Molecular Image Analysis and Applications using AI: Chair, Simone Bianco, IBM Research (80min)
  • Wallace Marshall, UCSF
    Zev Gartner, UCSF
    Scott Fraser, USC
    Michael Angelo, Stanford, "Comprehensive enumeration of immune cells in human tissue using multiplexed ion beam imaging"

  • Auditorium Lobby: 10:50-11:10 Coffee Break

    Auditorium: 11:10-12:30 Session 2: AI versus non-AI Image Analysis: Chair: Sandy Napel, Stanford University
    James Duncan, Yale University
    Sandy Wells, Harvard/MIT
    Bennett Landman, Vanderbilt University
    Alejandro Frangi, University of Leeds

    Almaden Research Center Cafeteria: 12:30-1:30 - Lunch
    Auditorium: 1:30-2:20 - Plenary talk by Anant Madabhushi, Case Western Reserve University
    Title:“Quantitative Data Convergence: Integration of radiology, pathology, omics data for predicting disease aggressiveness and patient outcome”

    Auditorium: 2:20-3.20 - Session 3: Digital pathology, Chair: Maria Gabrani, Director of Imaging Research, IBM Zurich Labs
    Thomas Fuchs, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Brittany Dugger, University of California, Davis
    Yukako Yagi, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Auditorium Lobby: 3:20-3:40 : Coffee break
    Auditorium: 3:50 - 5:20: Panel on Healthcare Data Platforms and challenge portals, Chair: Bennett Landman, Vanderbilt University
    Tina Kapur, Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard University
    Jayashree Kalpathy-Kramer, Mass General Hospital/Harvard University
    Daniel Rubin, Stanford University
    Bennett Landman, Vanderbilt University
    Hilltop Hub: 5:30-8:00 - Medical Sieve Grand Challenge Session over Reception (Hilltop Hub)
    5:40-5:50 Healthcare Center of Excellence: Ajay Royyuru, VP of Healthcare and Life Science Research
    5:50-6:10 : Grand Challenge Overview : Tanveer Syeda-Mahmood
    6:10-6:30: Progress on Tomosynthesis Clinical Study at Johns Hopkins Hospital: Flora Gilboa-Solomon/Michal Rosen-Zvi
    6:30 - 7:30 RAD+AI study on Chest X-ray Read Live Evaluation Event: Several attending radiologists participating
    7:30-8:00: Grand challenge results and discussion

  • February 5, 2020
    Almaden Research Center arrivals: 8:00-8:30: Arrival and badging, continental breakfast (Servery)

    Auditorium: 8:30-9:30am : Plenary talk by Geraldine McGinty - NY Presbyterian Hospital

    Auditorium: 9:30-10:50- Session 3, Radiology imaging, Chair: Orest Boyko, USC
    Charles Kahn, University of Pennsylvania, "Safe, Effective, and Ethical AI in Medical Imaging"
    Curtis Langlotz, Stanford University
    Eliot Siegel University of Maryland, Baltimore County
    Joel Schuman, NYU

    Auditorium Lobby:10.50-11:10 - Coffee Break

    Hilltop Hub: 10:10-1:00: Poster & Demos session (Hallway + hub)

    Almaden Cafeteria: 1:00-2:00 Lunch
    Auditorium: 2:00-3:00: Industry panel : Chair, Michal Rosen-Zvi, Director of Healthcare Informatics and Imaging, IBM Research
    Alok Gupta, Watson Health Imaging (Diagnostic Imaging)
    Eric Smith, Guerbet (Molecular Imaging)
    Hayit Greenspan (Radiology Imaging Startup)
    Anant Madabushi, (Pathology Imaging Startup)

    Almaden Research Center Lobbies: 3:00-4:30: Startup showcase