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Round Table Meetings and Colloquia

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spaceholder 960   Registration for Special Topic Meetings is open to all interested persons.

spaceholder 960   Participation in the Round Table Colloquia is by in­vi­ta­tion only although expenses (travel, lodging, and meals) will not be covered by the Foundation. Commonly no pro­ceed­ings are published; however, the acting Chair­man can decide otherwise.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging –
Yesterday • Today • Tomorrow

Freiburg, Germany
19-20 June 2020

 ummer Term 2020.
 Special Topic Meeting.

Internationally leading scientists in the field will present the development of MRI over the last decades and give their very personal view of where we are coming from and where we are heading. Presentations will not only cover key areas of research but also take a look behind science, how science is made and how it is changing.

There will also be presentations by young scientists about their development and career choices in academia as well as in industry.

Preliminary Faculty

spaceholder 960   Peter Börnert
spaceholder 960   Chris Boesch
spaceholder 960   Linda Chang
spaceholder 960   Daisy Chien
spaceholder 960   Thomas M. Ernst
spaceholder 960   David Feinberg
spaceholder 960   Mike Garwood
spaceholder 960   Thomas M. Grist
spaceholder 960   Jürgen Hennig
spaceholder 960   Gregory C. Hurst*
spaceholder 960   Roberta Kravitz*
spaceholder 960   Gerhard Laub
spaceholder 960   Miki Lustig
spaceholder 960   Michael Markl
spaceholder 960   Chuck Mistretta
spaceholder 960   Heinz-Otto Peitgen
spaceholder 960   James G. Pipe
spaceholder 960   Klaas Pruessmann*
spaceholder 960   Rebecca Ramb
spaceholder 960   Peter A. Rinck
spaceholder 960   Klaus Scheffler
spaceholder 960   Nicole Seiberlich
spaceholder 960   Oliver Speck
spaceholder 960   Larry Wald
spaceholder 960   * = to be confirmed.

Organizing Committee

This two-day meeting is being organized and chaired by Jürgen Hennig, Freiburg, Germany.

spaceholder 960   Jürgen Hennig (chair)
spaceholder 960   Martin Büchert
spaceholder 960   Dominik von Elverfeldt
spaceholder 960   Ute Ludwig
spaceholder 960   Maxim Zaitsev

More information and registration at the
University of Freiburg webpage.

Conference Secretary: Laurence Haller

Sponsored by:

Contrast-Enhanced Biomedical Imaging
Standing at the Crossroads:
40 Years of MR Contrast Agents.

Mons, Belgium
9-10 May 2019

 pring/Summer Term 2019.
 The 16th Meeting in the Series.

The thirty anniversary conference on MR contrast agents was de­vot­ed to new de­ve­lop­ments in mag­ne­tic re­so­nan­ce con­trast agents – and a re­view of the past 40 years. The two-day meeting turned into an exceptional platform to present and follow-up developments and results in the field since the introduction of such agents.

The conference was organized alternating review lectures of the developments, improvements, challenges, and fail­ures of the last thirty years given by leading experts in the field and presentations of novel theoretical tools, new ideas, and new compounds by young scientists.

The Book of Abstracts of the conference can be down­loaded here.

The Opening Lecture "MR imaging: Quo vadis" was pub­lished on Rinckside and Aunt Minnie Europe.

A Review of the Conference can also be found on Rinck­side and Aunt Minnie Europe.

Group picture 2019.

Ethics in Medicine:
The Depersonalization of Medical Imaging.
Sophia Antipolis, France
11-12 July 2019

 ummer Term 2019.
 The 9th Meeting in the Series.

Healing and nursing, the main tasks of a physician, are not any more in the realm of modern medical imaging. The industrialization of medicine, including and most distinct in the service disciplines pathology, laboratory medicine and medical imaging, has turned sickness into a commodity and increasingly depersonalizes patients by standardization and interchangeability. Science collects infinite miscellaneous biological and physiological processes, but ignores individual human uniqueness in order to abstract the underlying operating mechanisms. Decisions are taken over by machines and relied upon without control. Artificial intelligence and its ethical implications will one of the main topics of the meeting.

The symposium will focus on human beings' right to empathic and personal treatment by physicians, also in the ancillary medical disciplines. Recommendations for further reading upon request.

By invitation only. A summary of the meeting will be published in Rinckside.

Contact the TRTF office for further information.

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