1st Iranian-German Workshop on Medical Engineering

September 8-15 in Munich:


The first Iranian-German workshop on medical engineering is designed to be a collaborative platform for intense exchange of scientific and cultural interests. The subjects of the workshop will cover various fields of engineering in medicine including medical image segmentation and registration, workflow and healthcare, robotics, and simulations. Subjects of strong mutual interested will be defined during the course of the workshop that are the basis for further exchange program and common research activities of partners involved.

The workshop is supported by DAAD.

Workshop Coordinator

  • Nassir Navab
  • Joerg Traub
  • Martin Horn

Iranian Workshop Coordinator

  • Alireza Ahmadian
  • Emad Fatemizadeh
  • Kamaledin Setarehdan

Scientific Program Coordinator

  • Andreas Keil

Cultural Program Coordinator

  • Christoph Bichlmeier
  • Marco Feuersten
  • Tobias Sielhorst

Workshop Secretary

  • Martina Hilla

Program Overview

Fri, Sep. 08 Arrival / Dinner
Sat, Sep. 09 Cultural Trip (Regensburg)
Sun, Sep. 10 Cultural Trip (Neuschwanstein)
Mon, Sep. 11 Scientific Program (Session 1 & 2 at Klinikum rechts der Isar)
Tue, Sep. 12 Scientific Program (Session 3 at Klinikum rechts der Isar and Field Trip to BrainLAB)
Wed, Sep. 13 Sightseeing in Munich – Workshop Dinner
Thu, Sep. 14 Scientific Program (Special Surgery Session at Klinikum Pasing and Session 4 at Klinikum Innenstadt)
Fri, Sep. 15 Departure

Detailed Schedule

Saturday, Sep. 9 - Sightseeing in Regensburg

Time Event Comments
08:30 Pickup at Hotel Hauser  
09:44 Departure from Munich central station  
11:14 Arrival in Regensburg  
12:00 Short walk to the city center for lunch at Dicker Mann  
14:00 Guided city tour Meeting point: Old town hall
15:30 Coffee break/ free time for shopping...  
18:43 Departure from Regensburg central station  
20:16 Arrival at Munich central station  
20:45 Return to the hotel  

Sunday, Sep. 10 - Sightseeing in Neuschwanstein

Time Event Comments
09:00 Pickup at Hotel Hauser Travel by bus (Kamhuber Reisen)
11:00 Arrival in Füssen Free time for sight-seeing
12:00 Lunch at K4 - Kulturcafé  
13:30 Transport to Neuschwanstein  
14:45 Guided tour of the castle  
16:00 Tour of the area, coffee break, paddle in the lake, souvenir shopping, ...  
17:00 Departure from Neuschwanstein  
19:00 Arrival in Munich  

Monday, Sep. 11 - Session 1 & 2 at Klinikum rechts der Isar

Time Presenter Topic
08:45 Pickup at Hotel Hauser  
Session 1 (Klinikum rechts der Isar, "Hörsaal Pavillon")
09:15-09:30 Nassir Navab, Jörg Traub, Andreas Keil Opening Statement
09:35-09:55 Javad Hasani Bidgoli A Multi-Stage Approach for CT Colon Image Segmentation
10:00-10:20 Shahrbanoo Hamidpour Colon Image Segmentation Using Deformable Models - A Geometric Approach
10:25-10:55 Coffee Break
11:00-11:20 Reza A. Zoroofi Automated Segmentation of Medical Images (Brain, Prostate, Liver, Bone, Cartilages, Teeth)
11:25-11:45 Ali Reza Ahmadian Medical Image Texture Analysis Using Gabor Wavelets
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
Session 2 (Klinikum rechts der Isar, "Hörsaal Pavillon")
13:35-13:55 Stephan Nekolla Multimodal Cardiac Imaging
14:00-14:20 Axel Martinez-Möller Motion Correction for PET
14:25-14:40 H. Hautmann, Jörg Traub Navigation in Bronchoscopy
14:45-15:00 H. Hautmann, Jörg Traub Demo for Navigation in Bronchoscopy (Bronchi Room)
15:05-15:35 Coffee Break
15:40-16:00 Thomas Wendler Beta Probe
16:00-16:45 Parallel Demo Session in 2 Groups
  Michael Herz Visit of the Installations of Klinikum rechts Isar
  Thomas Wendler Beta Probe Demo

Tuesday, Sep. 12 - Session 3 at Klinikum rechts der Isar and Field Trip to BrainLAB

Time Presenter Topic
08:30 Pickup at Hotel Hauser  
Session 3 (Klinikum rechts der Isar, "Hörsaal Pavillon")
09:00-09:05 Nassir Navab Opening Statement
09:05-09:45 Zahra Asgharpour The Wave of the Future - A Hospital Without Doctors
09:50-10:05 Reza Dehestani-Ardekani An Introduction to Bioinformatic and Gene Expression Data Analysis
10:10-10:40 Coffee Break
10:45-11:30 Hubertus Feußner Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery
11:35-11:55 Tobias Sielhorst Workflow Analysis
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break
Field Trip to BrainLAB
13:15-14:00 Transfer to BrainLAB at Kapellenstr. 12, 85622 Feldkirchen
14:00-17:30 Visit of BrainLAB AG
17:30-18:00 Transfer back to Munich

Wednesday, Sep. 13 - Sightseeing in Munich

Time Event Comments
09:00 Pickup at Hotel Hauser  
09:15 Guided tour of Munich  
12:00 Lunch  
15:00 Transfer to Garching  
15:30 Visit of research institutes in Garching  
17:30 Transfer to Munich  
20:00 Workshop dinner: Wirtshaus in der Au  

Thursday, Sep. 14 - Special Surgery Session at Klinikum Pasing and Session 4 at Klinikum Innenstadt

Time Presenter Topic
07:00 Pickup at Hotel Hauser
Special Surgery Session (Klinikum Pasing)
08:00-09:00 Reza Ghotbi Therapy of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
09:00-10:30 Reza Ghotbi Live Surgery
10:45-11:15 Transfer to Klinikum Innenstadt
11:30-11:50 Mehran Jahed, Samin Ravanshadi Modeling and Control of the Heart
12:00-13:00 Lunch at La Vecchia Masseria (Italian restaurant with beergarden)
Session 4 (Klinikum Innenstadt, room no. 102 - "Seminarraum 1")
13:05-13:25 Kamaledin Setarehdan Echocardiography for Cardiac Function Assessment from these Images
13:30-13:50 Andreas König VH and IVUS for Interventional Cardiology
13:55-14:15 Zahra Najafi Introduction to Intravscular Ultrasound (IVUS)
14:20-14:40 Darko Zikic Rigid and Deformable Registration for Integration of Ultrasound into Clinical Applications
14:45-15:05 Arash Taki Virtual Histology Applied on IVUS Images
15:10-15:40 Coffee Break
15:45-16:00 Sandro-Michael Heining Clinical Requirements for Medical AR
16:05-16:20 Marco Feuerstein Laparoscope Augmentation ( Slides)
16:25-16:40 Christoph Bichlmeier Advanced Visualization Techniques for Medical AR
16:45-17:45 Demo Session on Medical Augmented Reality


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