Please note this programme may be subject to change


  • Image interpretation
  • Radiomics, Predictive models and Quantitative imaging
  • Image classification
  • Biomarker detection

Day 1 - Wednesday 19th July 2023

12:00 – 17:30  Registration with Lunch from 12:00 until 13:00  

13:00 – 13:15  Official Welcome - Gordon Waiter 

13:15 – 14:15  Keynote Lecture 1 - Tim Cootes

Applications of Medical Image Analysis in Musculoskeletal Disease

14:15 – 15:00   Poster Talks 1 | Session Chair - Tryphon Lambrou

Time Title Presenting Author

Weakly supervised pre-training for brain tumour segmentation using principal axis measurements of tumour burden

Joshua E Mckone


Enhancing Generalization of CNN Models for Breast Lesion Classification from Ultrasound Images

Tahir Hassan


Medical Image Anonymisation

Guneet Kaur

15:00 – 15:45   Coffee/Tea

15:45 – 17:00   Oral Session 1 | Session Chair - Maria Valdes Hernandez

Time Title Presenting Author

Segmentation of White Matter Hyperintensities and Ischaemic Stroke Lesions in Structural MRI

Jesse Phitidis

A Deep Learning Based Approach to Semantic Segmentation of Lung Tumour Areas in Gross Pathology Images

Matthew Gil

Iterative Refinement Algorithm for Liver Segmentation Ground-Truth Generation using Fine-Tuning Weak Labels for CT and Structural MRI

Merna Bibars

M-VAAL: Multimodal Variational Adversarial Active Learning for Downstream Medical Image Analysis Tasks       

Bidur Khanal

BliMSR: Blind degradation modelling for generating high-resolution medical images

Tapabrata Chakraborty


18:30 – 20:00  Civic Hosted Welcome Reception at the Aberdeen Town House, Broad St, Aberdeen AB10 1AQ

Day 2 - Thursday 20th July 2023

08:30 – 17:30  Registration 

09:00 – 10:00  Keynote Lecture 2 - Greg Slabaugh

Multimodal AI for Integrative Precision Healthcare 

10:00 – 10:45  Poster Talks 2 | Session Chair - Binod Bhattarai

Time Title Presenting Author

Cubic Bézier curve approximation for the accurate estimation of perivascular spaces morphometrics in brain MRI

Roberto Duarte Coello

Stain-Invariant Representation for Tissue Classification in Histology Images

Manahil Raza

Variation in Mammography Imaging Equipment Impacts Artificial Intelligence Performance in Breast Cancer Screening

Clarisse de Vries

10:45 – 11:15  Coffee/Tea and Posters    

11:15 – 12:30  Oral Session 2 | Session Chair - Anca Sandu-Giuraniuc

Time Title Presenting Author
11:15 Efficient Semantic Segmentation of Nuclei in Histopathology Images Using Segformer

Mostafa Ahmed (Recording)


Cross-Modality Deep Transfer Learning: Application to Liver Segmentation in CT and MRI

Peter Emad Salah (Recording)

Can SegFormer be a True Competitor to U-Net for Medical Image Segmentation?

Hasany Syed Nouman
12:00 Harnessing the Potential of Deep Learning for Total Shoulder Implant Classification: A Comparative Study

Aakriti Mishra (Recording)


Deep Facial Phenotyping with Mixup Augmentation  

Jonathan Campbell

12:30 – 13:30  Lunch and Posters    

13:30 – 15:15  Oral Session 3 | Session Chair - Gordon Waiter

Time Title Presenting Author

Atrial Fibrillation Prediction in Population with Ischemic Heart Disease using Machine Learning with Radiomics and ECG Markers 

Esmeralda Ruiz Pujadas

Context Matters: Cross-domain Cell Detection in Histopathology Images via Contextual Regularization

Ziqi Wen (Recording)

TON-ViT: A Neuro-Symbolic AI based on Task Oriented Network with a Vision Transformer

Yupeng Zhuo

A new similarity metric for deformable registration of MALDI-MS and MRI images

Florent Grélard

Decoding Individual and Shared Experiences of Media Perception using CNN architectures

Riddhi Johri

Revolutionizing Cancer Diagnosis through Hybrid Self-supervised Deep Learning: EfficientNet with Denoising Autoencoder for Semantic Segmentation of Histopathological Images

Mostafa Ahmed (Recording)


Baseline Models for Action Recognition of Unscripted Casualty Care Dataset

Yupeng Zhuo

15:15 – 15:45  Coffee/Tea and Posters

15:45 – 16:45  Keynote Lecture 3 - Michael Kampffmeyer 

Learning from limited labeled data for few-shot medical image segmentation (and beyond) 

19:00 for 19:30 until 22:00  Conference Dinner at the Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel & Spa, St. Andrew Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1AD

Day 3 - Friday 21st July 2023

08:30 – 12:30  Registration 

09:00 – 10:00  Keynote Lecture 4 - Lesley Anderson 

Artificial Intelligence use in Digital Diagnostics – findings from the iCAIRD (Industrial Centre for Artificial Intelligence Research in Digital Diagnostics) Consortium

10:00 – 10:30   Coffee/Tea and Posters

10:30 – 11:45   Oral Session 4 | Session Chair - Clarisse De Vries 

Time Title Presenting Author

Web-based AI System for Medical Image Segmentation

Taowen Liu
10:15 A new approach for identifying skin diseases from dermatological RGB images using source separation

Mustapha Zokay (Recording)


Pseudo-SPR map Generation from MRI using U-Net Architecture for Ion Beam Therapy Application

Ama Katseena Yawson

Generalised 3D Medical Image Registration with Learned Shape Encodings

Christoph Großbröhmer

Retinal Image Screening with Topological Machine Learning

Baris Coskunuzer (Recording)

11:15 Neural Network Pruning for Real-time Polyp Segmentation

Binod Bhattarai


A Novel Approach to Breast Cancer Segmentation using U-Net Model with Attention Mechanisms and FedProx Algorithm

Mustafa Abou Khatwa (Recording)

11:45 Super Images - A New 2D Perspective on 3D Medical Imaging Analysis

Mohammad Yaqub

12:00 – 12:30  Close and Prizes - Gordon Waiter

Packed lunches will be available to grab & go

12:30 Onwards - Optional Walking Tour (pre-booking required)

The coach departs from Suttie Centre drop off point from 12:45 or when everyone on the tour is on the bus;  please head to the help desk promptly after closing speeches and after picking up your packed lunch, the helpers will guide you to the coach location.