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NIST Workshop on Standards for the Advancement of Optical Medical Imaging

Purpose:

MedicalImaging2014The NIST Workshop on Standards for the Advancement of Medical Imaging is intended to provide a forum for a broad cross-section of the optical medical imaging community. Participation from academic, clinical, and industrial interests will help in developing a roadmap to expedite progress towards a common goal.

 

August 26-27, 2014
8:30am to 5:00pm
AML Building 215, Room C103-C106
NIST Gaithersburg, Maryland

Optical medical imaging promises to change the way medicine is practiced by providing rapid, low-cost, non-invasive diagnostics and treatment monitoring.  This field has made steady progress over the last two decades at the research bench and is now beginning to benefit patients.The development of optical medical devices depends on the use of standards for verification and validation.In many cases existing standards are insufficient for the needs of newly developed medical imaging devices. This workshop will highlight recent advances in optical medical imaging. A special focus on the need for standards and proposed solutions to those needs will be illustrated with case studies. This workshop is intended to provide a forum for a broad cross-section of the optical medical imaging community. Participation from academic, clinical, and industrial interests will help in developing a roadmap to expedite progress towards a common goal.

Agenda:

August 26
8:25am to 9:00am: Welcome
9:00am to 11:40am: Session 1, "Measurement Challenges and Standards for Clinical Applications"
11:40am to 1:00pm: Lunch
1:00pm to 3:05pm: Session 2, "Regulatory Clearance Process and Industrial Perspective"
3:05pm to 3:20pm: Break
3:20pm to 5:50pm: Session 3, "Dissemination of Standards"
6:30pm: Banquet

August 27
8:30am to 11:20am: Session 4, "Measurement Science and Standards"
11:20am to 12:30pm: Session 5, "Group Discussions"

Speakers:

Invited speakers

Jean-Pierre Bouchard (INO); Eric Buckland (Bioptigen); Jeff Cadeddu (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center); Robert Chang (Stevens Institute of Technology); Steve Choquette (NIST); Bob Filkins (General Electric); Dohyun Kim (US Food and Drug Administration); Lei Li (Washington University in St. Louis); John Lu (NIST); Robert Nordstrom (NCI/National Institutes of Health); Gene Pennello (US Food and Drug Administration); Neil Ogden (US Food and Drug Administration); Brian Pogue (Dartmouth College); Daniel Samarov (NIST); Eva Sevick-Muraca (University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) ; Heidrun Wabnitz (PTB Germany); Thomas Wang (University of Michigan); Wendy Wells (Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center); Ronald Xu (Ohio State University); Banghe Zhu (University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston).

Details:

Start Date: Tuesday, August 26, 2014
End Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Location: NIST Gaithersburg
Format: Workshop

Registration:

There are no registration fees for this workshop, but registration is required. Online registration is available until August 19, 2014.

Registration Contact:

Teresa Vicente
301-975-3883 Telephone
301-948-2067 Facsimile

100 Bureau Drive, M/S 1071
Gaithersburg, MD 20899-1071

Accommodations:

Workshop registration does not include your hotel reservation. For your information, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Holiday Inn Gaithersburg (2 Montgomery Village Avenue, Gaithersburg, MD, 301-948-8900) for this workshop at a rate of $125. Mention NIST in reservation to secure this rate.

Transportation:

This workshop will be held at the NIST Administration Building (101), Portrait Room Gaithersburg, Maryland. For transportation information and driving directions, see Transportation to NIST.

Technical Contact:

Maritoni Litorja
301-975-8095
maritoni.litorja@nist.gov

David Allen
301-975-3680
david.allen@nist.gov

Jeeseong Hwang
303-497-6588
jch@nist.gov