The 3rd NEUBIAS Conference - Luxembourg, 2 - 8 February 2019

The organisers of the 3rd NEUBIAS Conference welcome you!

The 3rd Annual Conference of NEUBIAS, gathering the whole BioImage Analysis Community into a multi-faceted event, offers two parallel Training Schools for selected early career and advanced analysts and a Working Meeting (Taggathon) for invited taggers, which precede a Large Symposium dedicated to recent Scientific Developments and Open Tools in BioImage Analysis. Participation in the Symposium is open to all from academia and industry, where participants will be accepted until all spots are filled.

Training Schools and Taggathon are taking place at the Belval campus of the University of Luxembourg from February 2 to 5, 2019, followed by the symposium which is hosted at the historical Abtei Neimënster in the lower old town of the country's capital on February 6, 7 and 8, 2019.

 Topics of the Symposium

  • BioImage Analysis in Life Science
  • Current Developments
  • Applications
  • Machine Learning
  • BioImage Data Mining
  • Data Storage

 NEUBIAS Highlights

  • Image Analysis Satellite Meeting
  • Open Source Software Lounge
  • Call4Help Session
  • Industry Workshops
  • Industry TechBites and Digital Posters
  • Panel Discussion and more

Key Information

Oral abstract submission deadline: submissions closed
Poster & software abstract deadline: submissions closed

Training School (2-5 February 2019 incl. Symposium):
  • Trainee information and application system: click here
  • All applicants are welcome to pre-register through the conference registration system and are kindly requested to submit their application through the NEUBIAS Training Pages for TS10 or TS11. Access to the Symposium is included for accepted Training School participants.
Symposium (6-8 February 2019 incl. Gala Dinner):
  • EUR 200 - Academic participant
  • EUR 350 - Industrial participant
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Confirmed Keynote Speakers

We have the pleasure to announce the participation of three distinguished keynote speakers at the 2019 symposium.

Prof. Dr. Ivo F. Sbalzarini

Center for Systems Biology Dresden (CSBD)
Chair of Scientific Computing for Systems Biology
MOSAIC Group, TU Dresden, Germany

Dr. Susan Cox Royal Society University Research Fellow in the Randall Division of Cell & Molecular Biophysics at the Kings College London, United Kingdom

Dr. Kevin Eliceiri

Director of the Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation (LOCI)
Director Fab Lab and Investigator Medical Engineering
Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Confirmed invited Speakers

Susan Cox, Kings College London (United Kingdom)

Ivo F. Sbalzarini, TU Dresden & MPI-CBG (Germany)

Kevin Eliceiri, LOCI - University of Wisconsin-Madison (USA)

Khaled Khairy, CBI - St Jude Children Research Hospital - Memphis (USA)

Anna Kreshuk, EMBL Heidelberg (Germany)

Siân Culley, University College London (UK)

Dagmar Iber, ETH Zuerich (Switzerland)

Wei Ouyang, Science for Life Laboratory, KTH - Royal Institute of Technology Stockholm (Sweden)

David Rousseau, University of Angers (France)

Jean-Yves Tinevez, Institut Pasteur, Paris (France)

Sébastien Tosi, Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Barcelona (Spain)

Florian Levet, Interdisciplinary Institute for Neuroscience, Bordeaux (France)

Carolina Wählby, Center for Image Analysis - Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala (Sweden)

Marion Louveaux, Center for Organismal Studies, Univ. of Heidelberg (Germany)

Pekka Ruusuvuori, Tampere University of Technology (Finland)

Ivo F. Sbalzarini, TU Dresden (Germany)

Jean-Yves Tinevez, Institut Pasteur (France)

Sébastien Tosi, IRB Barcelona (Spain)

Carolina Wahlby, SciLifeLab Uppsala (Sweden)

News Ticker

2019-01-12: Online registration closed
2018-12-17: Poster abstract submission closed
2018-11-16: Oral abstract submission closed
2018-11-13: Sponsor information updated
2018-10-30: Oral abstract deadline extended
2018-10-27: Training school application open
2018-10-26: Hotel options updated
2018-08-23: Interactive map added
2018-08-15: Key information updated
2018-08-08: Registration open!
2018-08-06: Hotel options updated
2018-08-03: Program and venue pages added
2018-04-26: Keynote speakers confirmed
2018-03-27: NEUBIAS Luxembourg page online

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Training Schools: 49.504325, 5.948625

NEUBIAS2020 is a new series of annual international conferences organized by NEUBIAS

The NEUBIAS conference is a forum to exchange the newest findings, applications, and cutting-edge developments in Bioimage Analysis, machine learning, data mining, and storage. European Bioimage Analysts organize this event bringing together an international, interdisciplinary community of about 250 leading scientists in the life and computer sciences. The 3-days Symposium reflects the need to foster the networking between image analysis Developers and their end-users. The interest and needs for image processing in life sciences are heavily growing, a reality that is reflected by the success of earlier events of NEUBIAS in Lisbon in February 2017 and Szeged in January and February 2018.

The organizing committee is assembling a balanced program featuring both academic and industry presenters which will include image restoration, storage & management, 3D & 4D image analysis, tools for high content analysis, data mining, machine learning approaches and open source developments. Aside from plenary talks and abstract presentations, we will have dedicated “Call4Help” sessions to team up tool providers with life scientists facing roadblocks in their image analysis, and two satellite "training schools" for "early career scientists" and "advanced bioimage analysts". The NEUBIAS symposium will also feature the latest updates on open source software tools, components, and packages, in plenary talks and during the  "Open Source Software Lounge" session which has been a great success in Lisbon and Szeged, and where participants can meet developers and power users of a wide range of Open tools for bioimage analysis in hands-on demonstrations.

For the first time in 2019, the symposium will be preceded by an image analysis satellite meeting, where experts and users from the field can openly compare notes.