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Conference Timeline and Due Dates

26 Mar 2018       Call for Papers due from Conference Chairs
1 Aug 2018 Short Course proposals due for Education Program
8 Aug 2018 Abstracts due
10 Sept 2018 Advance Program due from Conference Chairs including paper placement within the sessions
26 Sept 2018 Chairs Planning Teleconference
1 Oct 2018 Advance Program finalized by Conference Chairs
15 Oct 2018 Authors notified of acceptance
12 Nov 2018 RFW Student Paper Award, Physics and Young Scientist Award submissions due from student authors
3 Dec 2018 Student Grant Applications due from student authors
3 Dec 2018 Final Program changes due from Conference Chairs
3 Dec 2018 Last chance for author revisions - Email to Program Coordinator
10 Dec 2018 RFW All-Conference Finalist nominations, Physics, and Young Scientist Award winners due from Conference Chairs
7 Jan 2019 Conference fee waivers due from Conference Chairs
14 Jan 2019 Student Paper Award finalists due from Symposium Chairs
23 Jan 2019 Manuscripts due for all conferences with post-meeting proceedings - Submit via spie.org
16-21 Feb 2019 Conference Dates - San Diego, CA, United States
4 Mar 2019 Manuscript Reviews and introductions completed by Conference Chairs

2019 Conference Schedule

Physics of Medical Imaging (MI101) - Sunday through Wednesday

Image Processing (MI102) - Tuesday through Thursday

Computer-Aided Diagnosis (MI103) - Sunday through Wednesday

Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling (MI104) - Sunday through Tuesday

Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment (MI105) - Wednesday through Thursday

Biomedical Applications in Molecular, Structural, and Functional Imaging (MI106) - Tuesday through Thursday

Imaging Informatics for Healthcare, Research, and Applications (MI107) - Sunday through Monday

Ultrasonic Imaging and Tomography (MI108) - Sunday through Monday

Digital Pathology (MI109) - Wednesday through Thursday

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