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SIPAIM 2014 : 10th International Seminar on Medical Information Processing and Analysis (SIPAIM)


When Oct 14, 2014 - Oct 16, 2014
Where Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Submission Deadline Jun 2, 2014
Notification Due Jun 20, 2014
Final Version Due Jul 18, 2014
Categories    medical imaging   biosignal processing   ehealth   machine learning

Call For Papers

Oct. 14-16, 2014, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

Aim and Scope

The 10th International Seminar on Medical Information Processing and Analysis (SIPAIM) aims to bring together medical and bio-medical researchers, students and professionals, especially those with a strong interest in image and signal analysis. The conference will serve as a forum to communicate results, exchange ideas and promote the creation of technical and scientific collaboration networks.

Paper submission and Topics

Prospective authors are invited to submit an extended abstract and, upon acceptance for publication by the program committee, send a full manuscript that will be published in the SPIE Digital Library.

Papers should be related to one or more of the conference's six main topics:

- Medical and Biomedical Imaging

- e-Health

- Digital Pathology

- Analysis of medical procedures through imaging

- Representation Based Biosignal Analysis

- Biosignals

An extended list of sub-topics may be found in the event's web page:

Abstract and manuscript submissions for SIPAIM 2014 will go through the SPIE Submission and Review System.

Important dates

Final deadline for Abstract Submission: June 02, 2014
Notification of Acceptance: June 20, 2014
Final Manuscript Submission: July 18, 2014
Conference: Oct 14-16, 2014


The conference will be held in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. Cartagena, UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1984, is a beautiful historical city located by the Caribbean Sea. It is an international tourist destination that offers its visitors all modern travel and transportation facilities.

This year SIPAIM will be organized by a consortium of Colombian Universities led by the Universidad Nacional de Colombia (National University of Colombia).

Avianca Airlines is sponsoring SIPAIM and offering a 5 to 20% discount to SIPAIM assistants for flights operated by Avianca or Taca Airlines. Use the discount code GN201 and present proof of assistance. Restrictions apply.


General chair
Eduardo Romero, Ph.D.
Universidad Nacional de Colombia - Colombia

Natasha Lepore, Ph.D.
Children's Hospital Los Angeles/University of Southern California - USA

Invited Speakers

Luciana Nedel, Ph.D.
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul - Brazil

Franco Lepore, Ph.D.
Université de Montréal - Canada

Nick Hine, Ph.D.
University of Dundee - UK

Anant Madabushi, Ph.D.
Case Western Reserve University - USA

Thai V. Truong, Ph. D.
University of Southern California - USA

Maxime Descoteaux, Ph.D.
Université de Sherbrooke - Canada


SIPAIM 2014 will feature tutorials and workshops covering topics of interest to the assistants such as Super Resolution, Digital Pathology, Data and Graphic Visualization, and Machine Learning applied to Medical data (among others).

Confirmed Tutorials until today include:

-"Magnetic Resonance Imaging Physics" by Cristina Santa-Marta, Ph.D. Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Spain

-"Machine Learning for Biomedical Image Analysis" by Fabio Gonzalez, Ph.D. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Colombia

-"Model-based biomedical signal processing" by Alfredo Hernández, Ph.D. Université de Rennes 1, France

-"Tutorial in Compressive Sensing (Title pending)" by José Luis Paredes, Ph.D. Universidad de los Andes, Venezuela

The final list of topics and lecturers for the tutorials will be confirmed in subsequent communications.

Please feel free to circulate this announcement among your colleagues.

We look forward to meeting you in Cartagena for SIPAIM 2014.

Best regards,

SIPAIM 2014 Organizing Committee

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