OCT. 1 – Oct. 3

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Preliminary Programme

as per March 18, 2020

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Thursday Oct. 1, 2020

Plenary Session

Sustainable MRI
Open Source Magnetic Resonance Imaging – Lukas Winter, Berlin/DE
Building a Sustainable Diagnostic Imaging Clinic in Subsaharan Africa – Abiodun Fatade, Lagos/NG

Teaching Sessions

Practical Issues for Database Curation and Data-sharing
Collecting the Right Data: MRI Standards & Harmonisation – Jessica Winfield, Sutton/UK
Sharing Data Across Institutions – Leonard Wee, Maastricht/NL

Translational Trends: What’s Coming to the Clinic?
Metabolic MRI and MR Spectroscopy – Jeanine Prompers, Utrecht/NL
Novel Contrasts and Alternatives to Gd – Daniel Paech, Heidelberg/DE

MR Safety
A Primer on MR Safety – Wouter Teeuwisse, Leiden/NL

Clinical Trends in Neuroimaging
Cerebral Perfusion Imaging and 4D-MRA Without Contrast Agents – Magdalena Sokolska, London/UK
CEST: APT and Beyond – Daniel Paech, Heidelberg/DE
MRI of Inflammation – Mara Cercignani, Sussex/UK

Basic Principles of AI for Acquisition
Basic approaches of using AI for MR acquisition and reconstruction – Kerstin Hammernik, London/UK
Model-based AI Image Reconstruction in MRI – Florian Knoll, New York/US

Organ-based Physiological Imaging (From Physiology to Therapy)
Cartilage: MR Assessment of Cartilage Quality & Repair Tissue – Siegfried Trattnig, Vienna/AT
Muscle: Deep Tissue Injury & Avoidance of Pressure Ulcers – Gustav Strijkers, Amsterdam/NL
Bone Marrow: Composition & Relation to Diseases – Dimitrios Karampinos, Munich/DE

Friday, Oct. 2, 2020

Plenary Session

MR in Translational Medicine
DVT: From Bench-side to Bed-side – Alkystis Phinikaridou, London/UK
Elasticity Imaging: From Fibrosis & Tumor Pressure to Mechanotransduction & Visualizing Primary Neuronal Activity – Ralph Sinkus, London/UK
Cardiac Perfusion as an Example of Clinical Translation – Eike Nagel, Frankfurt/DE

Hot Topic Debate

Low Field vs. High Field MRI
Low Field: Andrew Webb, Leiden/NL
High Field: David Norris, Nijmegen/NL
Moderator: Michela Tosetti, Pisa/IT

Teaching Sessions

Real-time Imaging
Intraoperative Imaging & Image-Guided Therapy – Bruno Quesson, Bordeaux/FR
Undersampling & Reconstruction Strategies for Fast Imaging in Interventional MRI – Christoph Kolbitsch, Berlin/DE

Basics of Machine Learning in MRI
Networks for Image Processing and Analysis – Anders Eklund, Linköping/SE
Tackling Image Reconstruction and Artefacts – Ender Konukoglu, Zurich/CH

Gadolinium Deposition Awareness: 2020 Update – Carlo Augusto Mallio, Rome/IT
Gadolinium for Clinical MRI: Think Wise & Smart – Cristina Lavini, Amsterdam/NL

Improving Clinical and Research Care in MRI
Patient Preparation & Patient Care: Doing Things Better- Rodrigo García Gorga, Barcelona/ES
Exploring a Child’s Journey: Little Steps with a Big Impact – Clare Simcock, London/UK

Hardware Design for Therapy Planning
Hardware & Imaging Workflow for MR Linac – Tom Bruijnen, Utrecht/NL
Hardware for PET/MRI – tbc
MRI for Proton Beam Therapy Planning of Ocular Tumours – Jan Willem Beenakker, Leiden/NL

Motion in the Chest & Abdomen
Update: Physical Principles to Freeze Physiologic Motion – Thomas Küstner, Tübingen/DE
Cardiac MRI – Catherine Beigelman, Lausanne/CH
Motion in the Abdomen & Pelvis – Riccardo Manfredi, Rome/IT

Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020

Plenary Session

Evolving Therapy Options with MRI
Hardware Design for MR-guided Therapy – Johan Overweg, Hamburg/DE
MRI techniques for MR-guided Therapy –  Chrit Moonen, Utrecht/NL
Clinical Impact of MR-guided Therapy – Reza Razavi, London/UK

Roundtable Discussion

Convergence in MRI
Marta Vidoretta, Madrid/ES
Laura-Adela Harsan, Strasbourg/FR
Matthias Günther, Bremen/DE
other panellists tbc

Georg Langs, Vienna/AT

Teaching Sessions

Assessment of AI Tools & Public Datasets
Introduction of AI for Radiology into Clinical Practice – Anna Andreychenko, Moscow/RU
AI in Radiology: State-of-the-Art and Future Needs – Georg Langs, Vienna/AT

Response Prediction with MR
Imaging MR Biomarkers in Oncology – Mary McLean, Cambridge/UK
7T MR: The Future Chemical Imaging Tool for Therapy – Jannie Wijnen, Utrecht/NL

Artefacts incl. Metal: Challenges & Solutions
Concepts and MR Strategies to Minimize Metal Artefacts – Mathias Nittka, Erlangen/DE
A Radiologist’s Perspective on Metal Artefacts & Implants – Reto Sutter, Zürich/CH
Metal & RF: Safety Issues – Titti Owman, Lund/SE

AI for MR Image Quality Harmonization and Radiomics Analysis – Angel Alberich-Bayarri, Valencia/ES
Synthetic Imaging for Quantitative MRI – tbc
Bias in Quantification: Do Existing Tools Offer Comparable Results? – Felix Navarro, Málaga/ES

Collaboration Sessions - COST Actions & more

Introduction to PARENCHIMA (  – Marcos Wolf, Vienna/AT
Renal Physiology in a Nutshell: How do Kidneys Work and What Causes Kidney Damage? – Menno Pruijm, Lausanne/CH
Repeatability and Sensitivity of MRI Biomarkers of CKD, Relation to GFR and UACR – Iris Friedli, Mölndal/SE
BOLD-MRI: A Breath of Fresh Air in the Study of Kidney Diseases – Menno Pruijm, Lausanne/CH
Pre-transplant Kidney Assessment 2.0 – Are We Ready? – Cyril Moers, Groningen/NL
Translating Functional Renal MRI into Clinical Practice: A Historical Evolution – Douglas Pendse, London/UK

Intro to GliMR COST Action – Esther Warnert, Rotterdam/NL
MRI for Radiation Therapy in Glioma – Maria Francesca Spadea, Catanzaro/IT
AI in Glioma Imaging Diagnostics – Camille Maument, Rennes/FR
Molecular Imaging of Glioma – Bruno Costa, Braga/PT