The IGSTK development team hosted a European User’s meeting at the Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery conference in Berlin, Germany on June 23, 2009. The invitation only meeting drew 35 participants from 11 countries. The meeting started with a short introduction and update on new developments in the 4.2 release.
This was followed by presentations on IGSTK-based applications from the user community. The following members of the user community presented:
- Silesian University of Technology, Biomedical Division, Poland
- Medizinische Universität Innsbruck, Austria
- ICCAS, University of Leipzig, Germany
- Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, Canada
- University Hospital of Geneva, Switzerland (OsiriX)
- SINTEF, Department of Medical Technology, Trondheim, Norway
At the end of the meeting, an application demonstration was presented by tracking device vendors NDI and Claron Technology. The demonstration exhibited an IGSTK-based needle biopsy application using their tracking device.
For abstracts and presentation slides for this event, please visit the IGSTK Wiki and search for “European Users Meeting”. For more details on this and other User’s Group Meetings please visit: http://igstk.org/IGSTK/help/meetings.html.