6 July 2021

Successful virtual IPMI conference: Watch the presentations

Medical imaging

On 28-30 June 2021, DIKU hosted the 27th international conference on Information Processing in Medical Imaging (IPMI). The IPMI conference series focuses on novel developments in the acquisition, formation, analysis, and display of medical images.

Screenshot of participant's avatars from Gather.town
An alternative group photo

IPMI places the highest importance on high-quality submissions coupled with presentations and thorough discussions of the presented contributions. IPMI 2021 continued the scientific focus and traditions established in 26 prior conferences over the last 50 years. However, for the first time, IPMI was this year fully virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic.

More than 150 people attended, and IPMI 2021 accepted 59 excellent papers on a wide range of topics in medical image analysis, and the presentations in the specially designed Gather.town virtual environment were as in previous years focused on thorough scientific discussions of the contributions.


Much more about the research presented at the conference can be found at the IPMI website, including link to the full conference proceedings. Because of the virtual format, all oral presentations were prerecorded in addition to being given live, and all posters had a poster teaser video. These videos in addition to the actual posters are also available free of charge from the website.

Gitte Moos Knudsen, Chair and Professor at the Dept. Neurology and Neurobiology Research Unit, Copenhagen University Hospital (Rigshospitalet) gave the conference keynote.

The conference also had a virtual version of the traditional IPMI soccer match, this year using the online game Haxball as a replacement for a physical soccer arena.




Stefan Sommer
Professor, Datalogisk Institut 

Nanna Højholt

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