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Medical Imaging Award Winners Announced

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Student Paper Awards

SPIE annually hosts the Best Student Poster presentation contests, with certificates awarded. Some conferences host Best Student Paper Awards with cash prizes supported by the generosity of our sponsors. Entrants are judged by a committee of SPIE volunteers and winners are announced onsite.  We thank our many award sponsors.


SPIE Medical Imaging is pleased to formally announce the list of winners from the 2020 conference. Thank you to all of the students who participated. Thank you to our volunteers who had the hard job of selecting from an accomplished group of finalists.






An overview of the various award criteria:

Robert F. Wagner All-Conference Best Student Paper Awards :
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. A first-place winner and runner-up are recognized with a cash prize ($1,000 and $500 respectively) and a certificate during the Plenary Session at the meeting. Robert F. Wagner Award Finalists are recognized with certificates in their respective conference meeting rooms during the Awards Sessions.”

Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling Awards
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.
The Student Paper Award is specifically dedicated to recognizing outstanding papers in the area of surgical robotics and related topics. Undergraduate or graduate students who are also lead authors on a paper focused on robot-assisted interventions or related applications, are eligible to apply.
The Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling conference offers cash prizes as part of the poster presentation awards. Poster presentations must displayed early on the first day of the poster session to enter the competition.

Physics of Medical Imaging Student Paper and Poster Awards
The student paper award is a prize awarded to the first authors of high quality papers within the Physics of Medical Imaging conference.
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 poster session to enter the competition.

Image Processing Student Paper and Poster Awards
The student paper award is a prize awarded to the first authors of high quality papers within the Image Processing conference.
The Image Processing conference offers one cash prize as part of the poster presentation awards. Poster presentations must be displayed early on the first day of the poster session to enter the competition.

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 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 one selected poster at the Cum Laude level and one to two selected posters 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.




 


General Award Nomination Information

SPIE annually hosts the Best Student Poster presentation contests, with certificates awarded. Some conferences host Best Student Paper Awards with cash prizes supported by the generosity of our sponsors. Entrants are judged by a committee of SPIE volunteers and winners are announced onsite. 

ATTENTION STUDENTS
Submission instructions and eligibility requirements for the 2020 All Conference Best Student Paper Awards will be available in October 2019.

Wondering if you are eligible?
Download the individual awards application criteria PDFs.

Deadline for all applications is 11 November.


Important Dates

Abstracts Deadline Extended
20 August 2020

Author Notification
12 October 2020

Manuscript Due Date
20 January 2021


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