Town & Country Resort and Convention Center
San Diego, California, United States
16 - 21 February 2019
Awards Events
2019 Poster Award Information
Date: Monday 18 February 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Awards in Conference Rooms - Check the conference schedule for exact times.

RFW Award Finalists:
RFW Award finalists will be recognized and certificates distributed in the conference meeting rooms. See conference schedules for times and locations.

Poster Awards:
Each conference will recognize selected poster presentations of exceptional quality at either the Cum Laude or Honorable Mention level. Winners will be chosen by members of conference review committees.

The winning posters will be identified during the receptions with award ribbons. Winners will be recognized and certificates distributed in the conference meeting rooms. See conference schedules for times and locations.

In addition, Cum Laude poster award recipients will be recognized in the Proceedings of SPIE volumes and the following year's Call for Papers.

Recognition levels:
Each conference will recognize 1 selected poster at the Cum Laude level and 1 selected poster at the Honorable Mention level for the quality of work presented as well as the presentation.

Basis for selection:
  • Work should be of a standard of excellence as judged by the quality and quantity of results presented. It should include results that are both significant and new to the field of study. Conclusions should be well supported by the results, and relevant references should be cited.
  • Presentation should be well organized, clear, and concise. It should be self-contained, giving adequate background, concise results, and relevant references. Graphic design will be considered only to the extent that it contributes to the clarity of presentation.
  • A conference may give preference to first authors who are students or who are within five years of their terminal degrees.
Robert F. Wagner All-Conference Best Student Paper Award
Date: Monday 18 February 2019
Time: 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
The Robert F. Wagner All Conference Best Student Paper Award (established 2014) is an acknowledgement of his many important contributions to the Medical Imaging meeting and his many important advances in the field of medical imaging.

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Contributions by the Medical Imaging Community

Deadline for full conference manuscript and academic advisor letter is 12 November 2018. A first place winner and runner up will be recognized with a cash prize ($1000 and $500 respectively) and a certificate during the Plenary Session at the meeting.

Robert F. Wagner Award Finalists will be recognized with certificates in their respective conference meeting rooms during the Awards Sessions. See conference schedules for times and locations.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Applicant must:
  • be a student without a doctoral degree
  • be the first author of a paper in the current program
  • be selected by the Review Committee.

TO APPLY

Submit the following by 12 November 2018. Late submissions will not be accepted:
  • Full manuscript formatted according to manuscript guidelines via the SPIE Submission System
  • Include "RFW Award" in Step 1 of the SPIE Submission System
  • Academic advisor letter stating that the principal contribution to the work described was made by the student. Email to the Conference Programs Coordinator (LillianD@spie.org)
  • Include "RFW Award" and paper number in the subject line of your email.
Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling Awards
Date: Tuesday 19 February 2019
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:05 PM

Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling Young Scientist, Student Paper, and Poster Awards (Conference 10951)

Young Scientist Award

This award is specific to papers in the Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling conference 10951.

The Young Scientist Award is a prize awarded to the first authors of high quality papers within the Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling conference.

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Deadline for full conference manuscript and Letter of Support is 12 November 2018. The winner and runner up will be notified in late January and presented with their awards at the conference.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must:
  • be the first author of a paper in the current program
  • and an early career scientist
  • submit no later than 12 November 2018.

A Letter of Support from the author's supervisor is required. Submitted manuscripts will be peer reviewed and judged both on their scientific merit and clinical relevance.

TO APPLY
Submit the following by 12 November 2019. Late submissions will not be accepted:

  • Full manuscript formatted according to manuscript guidelines via the SPIE Submission System
  • Include "Young Scientist" in Step 1 of the SPIE Submission System
  • Letter of Support from author's supervisor. Email to the Conference Programs Coordinator LillianD@spie.org
  • Include "Young Scientist Award" and paper number in the subject line of your email.


Image-Guided Procedures Student Paper Award


This award is specific to papers in the Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling conference 10951.

The Image-guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions and Modeling conference is featuring a new paper award specifically dedicated to recognize outstanding papers in the area of surgical robotics and related topics. If you are an undergraduate or graduate student and are a lead author on a paper focused on robot-assisted interventions or related applications, you are eligible to submit your paper.

Sponsored By

Deadline for full conference manuscript and Endorsement Letter is 12 November 2018. The winner and runner up will be notified in late January and presented with their awards at the conference.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must:
  • be the first author of a paper in the current program
  • and an undergraduate or graduate student
  • submit no later than 12 November 2018.

An endorsement letter confirming student status from the author's advisor is required. Submitted manuscripts will be peer reviewed and judged both on their scientific merit and clinical relevance.

TO APPLY
Submit the following by 12 November 2019. Late submissions will not be accepted:

  • Full manuscript formatted according to manuscript guidelines via the SPIE Submission System
  • Include "Image Guided" in Step 1 of the SPIE Submission System
  • Endorsement letter confirming student status from author's supervisor. Email to the Conference Programs Coordinator LillianD@spie.org
  • Include "Image Guided Award" and paper number in the subject line of your email.


The award winners will be recognized in the conference room on Tuesday at 3:00pm.

Poster Presentation Awards

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The Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling conference will offer cash prizes as part of the poster presentation awards. Poster presentations must be displayed early on the first day of the Sunday/Monday poster session to enter the competition. The space will be available to display posters beginning at noon on Sunday. Award announcements will take place in the conference room on Tuesday at 3:00pm.
Physics of Medical Imaging Student Paper and Poster Awards
Date: Wednesday 20 February 2019
Time: 3:00 PM - 3:05 PM

Physics of Medical Imaging Student Paper Award (Conference 10948)

This award is specific to papers in the Physics of Medical Imaging conference 10948.

The student paper award is a prize awarded to the first authors of high quality papers within the Physics of Medical Imaging conference.

Sponsored By

Deadline for full conference manuscript and academic advisor letter is 12 November 2018. The winner and runner up will be notified in late January and presented with their awards at the conference.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must:
  • be a student without a doctoral degree
  • the first author of a paper in the current program
  • submit no later than 12 November 2018.

A letter from the author's academic advisor attesting to their status as a student is required. Submitted manuscripts will be peer reviewed and judged both on their scientific merit and clinical relevance.

TO APPLY
Submit the following by 12 November 2018. Late submissions will not be accepted:
  • Full manuscript formatted according to manuscript guidelines via the SPIE Submission System
  • Include "Physics" in Step 1 of the SPIE Submission System
  • Academic Advisor Letter. Email to the Conference Programs Coordinator (LillianD@spie.org)
  • Include "Physics Student Paper Award" and paper number in the subject line of your email.

The award winners will be recognized in the conference room at the scheduled award presentation time.


Physics of Medical Imaging Poster Presentation Awards

Sponsored By

The Physics of Medical Imaging conference will offer cash prizes as part of the poster presentation awards. Poster presentations must be displayed early on the first day of the Sunday/Monday poster session to enter the competition. The space will be available to display posters beginning at noon on Sunday. Award announcements will take place in the conference room at the scheduled award presentation time.
Image Processing Student Paper and Poster Awards
Date: Thursday 21 February 2019
Time: 12:10 PM - 12:15 PM

Image Processing Student Paper Award (Conference 10949)

This award is specific to papers in the Image Processing conference 10949.

The student paper award is a prize awarded to the first authors of high quality papers within the Image Processing conference.

Sponsored By

Deadline for full conference manuscript is 12 November 2018. The winner and runner up will be notified in late January and presented with their awards at the conference.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Applicant must:
  • be a full-time student
  • the first author of a paper in the current program
  • submit no later than 12 November 2018.

Submitted manuscripts will be peer reviewed and judged both on their scientific merit and clinical relevance.

TO APPLY
Submit the following by 12 November 2018. Late submissions will not be accepted:

The award winners will be recognized in the conference room at the scheduled award presentation time.


Image Processing Poster Presentation Award

Sponsored By

The Image Processing conference will offer one cash prize as part of the poster presentation awards. Poster presentations must be displayed early on the first day of the Tuesday/Wednesday poster session to enter the competition. The space will be available to display posters beginning at noon on Tuesday. Award announcements will take place in the conference room at the scheduled award presentation time.
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