Special Sessions

Various special sessions have been organised throughout ISBI 2017 on special topics of interest to the ISBI community.


  • Fabrice Meriaudau, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, CISIR, Malaysia
  • Tammy Rilklin Raviv, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Engineering Sciences, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Bio-inspired data mining and deep learning in biomedical image processing
Special Session 1
Organizers: Behzad Aliahmad, Arcot Sowmya, Sridhar Arjunan
Speakers: João Paulo Papa, Arcot Sowmya, Behzad Aliahmad, Dwarikanath Mahapatra


Medical Imaging in Stroke
Special Session 2
Organizer: Roman Peter, Theo van Walsum
Speakers: Bart Emmer, Rashindra Manniesing, Wiro Niessen, Winston Chong


Breast Image Analysis  
Special Session 3
Organizers: Gustavo Carneiro, Andrew Bradley, Jacinto Nascimento, Jaime Cardoso, Neeraj Dhungel, Gabriel Maicas
Speakers: Martyn Nash, Murk Bottema, Helder Oliveira


From Lab Technology to Clinical Applications: Latest Advances in Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy (fNIRS)  
Special Session 4
Organizers: Tong Boon Tang, Masashi Kiguchi
Speakers: Tong Boon Tang, Masashi Kiguchi, Ilias Tachitsidis, Dan Ippeita


Tele-Health: Assessing health with real-world constraints  
Special Session 5
Organizers: Dwarikanath Mahapatra, Rahil Garnavi, Rajib Chakravorty
Speakers: Adrian Bowling, Rahil Garnavi, Peter van Wijngaarden, Dinesh Kant Kumar, Simon Wail


Pediatric Neuroimaging
Special Session 6
Organizers: Anqi Qiu, James Gee
Speakers: Tianzi Jiang, Simon Warfield, Andrew Zalesky, Tonya White