Marriott Marquis Houston
Houston, Texas, United States
15 - 20 February 2020
Awards Events
2020 Poster Award Information
Date: Monday 17 February 2020
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 17 February 2020
Time: 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Salon F
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

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.
Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling Awards
Date: Tuesday 18 February 2020
Time: 12:10 PM - 12:15 PM
Location: Hunter's Creek

Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling Young Scientist, Student Paper, and Poster Awards (Conference 11315)

Young Scientist Award

This award is specific to papers in the Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling conference 11315.

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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Image-Guided Procedures Student Paper Award


This award is specific to papers in the Image-Guided Procedures, Robotic Interventions, and Modeling conference 11315.

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.

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The award winners for both awards will be recognized in the conference room on Tuesday morning before the lunch break.

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 morning before the lunch break.
Physics of Medical Imaging Student Paper and Poster Awards
Date: Wednesday 19 February 2020
Time: 9:40 AM - 9:45 AM
Location: Salon A

Physics of Medical Imaging Student Paper Award (Conference 11312)

This award is specific to papers in the Physics of Medical Imaging conference 11312.

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

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The award winners will be recognized in the conference room before the morning coffee break on Wednesday.


Physics of Medical Imaging Poster Presentation Awards

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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 before the morning coffee break on Wednesday.
Image Processing Student Paper and Poster Awards
Date: Thursday 20 February 2020
Time: 12:10 PM - 12:15 PM
Location: Salon C

Image Processing Student Paper Award (Conference 11313)

This award is specific to papers in the Image Processing conference 11313.

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

Sponsored By

The award winners will be recognized in the conference room before lunch on Thursday.

Image Processing Poster Presentation Award

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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 before lunch on Thursday.
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