Early Career Researcher Workshop and Tri-Annual IGT Network+ Meeting

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King's College London, Lambeth Wing

159 Westminster Bridge Road



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Image Guided Therapies Network+ Tri-Annual Meeting - Thursday 28 June

  • Morning: Early Career Researcher Workshop: Minimally Invasive Diagnostics and Treatments
  • Afternoon: Kings College London dedicated session hosted by Prof Kawal Rhodes

This June our IGT Network+ Meeting will be hosted by King's College London and will include a range of talks from academics covering cardiac ablation therapy, MR guided interventions and remote reconstructive surgery. As ever, the event will include plenty of time for connecting with colleagues from the Network+.

This event will also see the first Early Career Researcher Workshop, organised by ECRs, for ECRs. This session will cover a range of talks tailored to the audience along with a dedicated platform for ECR presentations.

We're delighted to share the provisional agenda below and encourge all IGT Network+ members to register. Please note that we are running this event as two seperate sessions, you will have the option to specify sessions during registration. We encourage members to attend both sessions where possible to support our junior Network+ members.

The Network+ has limited funding to support travel to the meeting. Please contact Rahima Begum ( to enquire about availability.

Please also note this meeting is limited to members of the IGT Network+. If you are not already a member please complete the process at


Early Career Researcher Workshop:

08:30 – 09:00 Registration, poster set-up and light refreshments

09:00 – 09:10 ECR Committee - Welcome and general information

Session One Early Career Researcher presentations 1 (Chair - Katjana Ehrlich)

09:10 – 09:50 8 x 5minute rapid fire talks

Session Two Educational Session 15 mins presentation + 5 mins questions (Chair - Dr Bilal Tahir)

09:50 – 10:10 Dr Candace Hassall (Wellcome) Top tips: fellowship funding

10:10 – 10:30 Recent recipient of EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Challenge Award - TBC

10:30 – 10:50 Dr Danail Stoyanov (Associate Editor of IJCARS) - PREP in Int J CARS

10:50 – 11:10 Dr Mark Gooding (Mirada Medical) - Deploying AI in the clinic: Thinking about the box

11:10 – 11:20 Short break

Session Three Early Career Researcher presentations 2 (Chair - Katjana Ehrlich)

11:20 – 12:00 8 x 5minute rapid fire talks (for full list of speakers see below)

Session Four Plenary Session (Chair - Dr Brice Thurin)

12:00 – 12:30 Professor Seb Ourselin (King’s College London) - Epilepsy Navigation (EpiNav™): Image- guided Neurosurgery

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch, poster session 1 & registration for afternoon meeting

Close of Early Career Researcher Workshop

IGT Network + Tri- Annual Meeting, Kings College London:

13:30 – 13:35 Prof Kawal Rhodes (King’s College London) - Welcome from host

Session One Network update and awards (Chair – Prof Seb Ourselin)

13:35 – 13:50 Professor Seb Ourselin (Network Director) - General Network+ Update

13:50 – 14:00 Katie Konyn (Communications and Marketing Manager) - GDPR update

14:00 – 14:15 Dr Danail Stoyanov & Dr Raymond Bond - IGT Proof-of-concept winners: Smart Theatre Data Science and Object Tracking for Image Guided Therapies

Session Two Research Talks 15 mins presentation + 5 mins questions (Chair Prof Kawal Rhodes)

14:15 – 14:35 Prof Mark O'Neil (King’s College London) - Image-guided cardiac ablation therapy

14:35 – 14:55 Prof Prokar Dasgupta (King’s College London) - Experience of robotic surgery at Guy's with the da Vinci system

14:55 – 15:35 Break and poster session 2

15:35 – 15:55 Dr Oleg Aslanidi (King’s College London) - Biophysical modelling of the atria for clinical decision support

15:55 – 16:15 Dr Nadine Haram (King’s College London) - AR to support collaborative and remote reconstructive surgery

16:15 – 16:35 Prof Andreas Melzer (University of Dundee) - MR-guided interventions

16:35 – 16:55 Dr Ronak Rajani (King’s College London) - Dual Source CT for improving patient pathways in cardiology

16:55 – 17:00: Final Discussion & close

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