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Workshop on Surgical Robotics and Medical Imaging
Jointly sponsored by CSTAR and OCITS
October 18, 2004 (Monday)
London Health Sciences Centre
(University Campus Auditorium A)
339 Windermere Rd.London ON N6A 5A5

This workshop aims to bring together researchers in Surgical Robotics and
Medical Imaging to explore the role of Medical Imaging and other technologies
in minimally-invasive and robotically-assisted procedures.

Registration is now closed.
Breakfast is served at 8:00 a.m.
Do come early so we can start promptly at 8:30 a.m.
Lunch and breaks are also provided.

Speakers |  Program |  Where to Stay |  Directions to Auditorium A

Printable Flyer |  Program Handout


This meeting will feature invited addresses by Dr. Russell Taylor of Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Tim Salcudean of the University of British Columbia and Dr. Deon Louw of Foothills Hospital / University of Calgary.

Other speakers will emphasize their clinical experience with robotics and minimally-invasive procedures, and highlight problems that could be addressed through the use of integrated imaging and other technologies.

Posters are solicited from clinical practitioners and researchers in the field.

Printable Program |  Program Handout

8:00 am - 8:30 am

Registration | Continental Breakfast

8:30 am - 8:35 am

Opening Remarks
Dr. Joseph Gilbert
London Health Sciences Centre / LHRI

8:35 am - 8:45 am

Welcome Remarks
Dr. Terry Peters and Dr. Rajni Patel
Workshop Co-Chairs

8:45 am - 9:45 am

Invited Speaker
Dr. Russell Taylor
Johns Hopkins University

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Dr. Richard Novick
CSTAR / London Health Sciences Centre

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Refreshment Break

10:45 am - 11:45 am

Invited Speaker
Dr. Deon Louw
Foothills Hospital / University of Calgary

11:45 am - 12:00 nn

Student Presentation

12:00 nn - 12:15 pm

Student Presentation

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Invited Speaker
Dr. Tim Salcudean
University of British Columbia

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Dr. Gerard Guiraudon

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Refreshment Break

3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Dr. Terry Peters and Dr. Aaron Fenster
OCITS / Robarts Research Institute

4:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Dr. Bob Kiaii
CSTAR / London Health Sciences Centre

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Student Presentation

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm

Student Presentation

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Panel Discussion

Where To Stay

Spencer Hall
551 Windermere Rd, London ON N5X 2T1
Tel: (519)679-4546  |  Toll Free 1-800-98-DOLCE  |  Fax: (519)645-0733

Station Park All Suite Hotel
242 Pall Mall Street, London ON N6A 5P6
Tel: (519)642-4444  |  Toll Free 1-800-561-4574  |  Fax: (519)642-2551

Directions to Auditorium A

For driving directions to University Campus at London Health Sciences Centre, please see http://www.lhsc.on.ca/about/map.htm. Directional signs to Auditorium A will be set up at the entry points.

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