2013 Artimino Ultrasound Conference

Lake Rosseau, Ontario, June 16-19, 2013

The 2nd Artimino (and 16th New England) Conference at Lake Rosseau, June 2013. Click for higher resolution or watch the full-length movie (17 secs).

The 2013 Artimino Ultrasound Conference is the 16th in a series of semi-annual conferences (begun as the New England Doppler Conferences) on the physics, bioengineering and clinical applications of ultrasound. It was held on June 16-19, 2013 at Lake Rosseau, in the heart of the Muskoka Lakes region of Ontario, Canada. If you are involved in development of diagnostic and therapeutic techniques using ultrasound, and are in academia, industry or clinical practice we cordially invite you to join us for this unique conference series. The New England Doppler Conference series was founded more than 30 years ago with the intention of giving scientists, engineers and clinicians an opportunity to discuss in depth the technical challenges of diagnosis using ultrasound in a remote, but comfortable setting and with a limited number of people. The format has been one of structured discussions rather than formal proffered papers. Many major developments in the field, including the duplex scanner, colour Doppler imaging, quantitative methods of haemodynamic assessment, nonlinear imaging as well as numerous technical and clinical innovations have been pioneered by participants of the New England Doppler and Artimino Conferences and discussed at its meetings. For the sixteenth conference, the discussion will focus on leading edge developments such as microbubble and nanodroplet contrast agents, nonlinear and high frequency imaging as well as new developments in photoacoustics, ultrafast acquisition and synthetic aperture techniques. As well as a forum for discussion, the conference has traditionally paid special attention to its graduate student participants, a limited number of whom are invited to attend at a subsidised rate.

Conference objectives:

  1. To provide a forum to assess the current state-of-the-art ultrasound imaging and its applications in noninvasive diagnosis and therapy
  2. To identify key problems needing solutions for practical deployment
  3. To share insights into future directions with experts in allied imaging methodologies such as MRI and optics
The conference will provide a unique opportunity to address in depth a diverse range of key topics in ultrasound imaging and therapy, which include: All of these topics will be placed in the context of emerging complementary imaging modalities with specific emphasis on applications in cancer and cardiovascular disease.

For further information please contact:

Peter N Burns Tamie Poepping
Dept Medical Biophysics Dept Physics and Astronomy
University of Toronto University of Western Ontario
+1 (416) 480-5765 +1 (519) 661-2111x86431