Agenda Outline

March 7th, 2019


Opening & Keynote addresses

Barbara L. Bass, Chair, Department of Surgery, Houston Methodist

Julie A. Robinson, Chief Scientist of the International Space Station, NASA

Hugues Berry, Deputy Scientific Director of INRIA for Digital Health, Biology and Earth
“Inria research at the forefront of digital sciences for medicine”

Session I – Computer-Assisted Surgery & 3D Visualization Tools

Philippe Cinquin, MD and Professor in Medical Informatics, University of Grenoble-Alps
“From Computer Assisted Medical Interventions to Symbiotic Robots”

————– Coffee break and Networking around Posters ————-

Start-up pitches session

James J. Xia, Director of the Surgical Planning Laboratory, Houston Methodist
“Computer-Aided Surgical Simulation for Craniomaxillofacial Surgery”

Marc Garbey, Scientific Director, Center for Computational Surgery, Houston Methodist
“Computational Science + Surgery = What for?”

————– Buffet lunch and Networking around Posters ————-

Session II – AI & Machine-Learning Based Medical Applications

Dimitris Visvikis, Dir. Research INSERM, Laboratory of Medical Information Processing

John D. Hazle, Chairman, Department of Imaging Physics, MD Anderson Cancer Center

Carole Lartizien, CNRS Researcher, Medical Imaging Research Laboratory CREATIS, Lyon
“Machine-learning for diagnostic medical imaging”

————– Coffee break and Networking around Posters ————-

Start-up pitches session

Stephen T. Wong, Sr. Presidential Distinguished Chair in Biomedical Engineering, Houston Methodist
“Applied Artificial Intelligence for Digital Transformation in Healthcare”

Michel Dojat, Dir. Research INSERM, Grenoble Institute of Neurosciences
Sharing Data and Image Processing Pipelines: The Information Analysis & Management initiative

Amina A. Qutub, AP Biomedical Engineering, UT San Antonio
Digitizing Brain Health: from Daily Behaviors to Neurogenesis

Session III – Panel discussion TBA