2nd summer-school – Lille, France – July 8th-12th, 2013

Program Registration Venue Social Event Accommodation Organizing Committee
  • Time: July 8-12, 2013
  • Place: Maison de l’Education Permanente, Lille (France)
  • Attendance: required for SUMMER researchers, but opened to all interested researchers/students

The SUMMER consortium runs an annual summer-school open for PhD students, Post Doctoral fellows and young medical doctors, but also group leaders, interested in an interdisciplinary approach to computer supported radiotherapy planning. The second SUMMER summer-school will take place in Lille from July 8th to 12th 2013. Members of the SUMMER consortium and invited speakers will give lectures on medical image acquisition, radiation oncology physics, biological target volume, dose planning and painting, image processing, visualization and ergonomics.

Final Announcement and Program at a glance



Monday 08 July 2013
09:30-10:30 Registration
10:30-11:30 Welcome and SUMMER project overview L. Massoptier, D. Gibon (AQUILAB)
11:30-12:30 Use of medical imaging in surgery: what can be used in radiotherapy Luc Soler (Strasbourg)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 New treatment method in radiotherapy Alexander Muacevic (Munich)
15:00-16:00 Dose painting by numbers in head-and-neck cancer Frédéric Duprez (Ghent)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Visualization in radiotherapy – part 1 Miguel Nunes (VRVis)
17:00-17:30 Visualization in radiotherapy – part 2 Matthias Schlachter (VRVis)
19:00-21:30 Welcome Cocktail Party

Tuesday 09 July 2013
09:00-09:30 Exploring input devices for contouring in external radiotherapy Anjana Ramkumar (Delft)
09:30-10:00 Use of watershed and graph-cuts methods to segment OARs in radiotherapy Jose Dolz (AQUILAB)
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:30 Understanding PET images: biology and physics, integrating in treatment planning Ursula Christ (Freiburg)
11:30-12:30 Ethics in medical research Mark Sheehan (Oxford)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Human computer interface aspects in medical visualization Bernhard Preim (Magdeburg)
15:00-16:00 Motion management in radiotherapy Stine Korreman (Roskilde)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 Role of functional MR-Imaging for brain tumors Noora Tuovinen (Rome)
17:00-17:30 Incorporating MRSI into radiotherapy planning Ben Rowland (Toulouse)

Wednesday 10 July 2013
09:00-09:30 PET-image segmentation using random walks Tobias Fechter (Freiburg)
09:30-10:00 Sensemaking of tumors in external RT – preliminary observations Anet Aselmaa (Delft)
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:30 MRI functional connectivity and clinical applications Francesco De Pasquale (Rome)
11:30-12:30 Noninvasive assessment of therapy response in preclinical brain tumors using MR spectroscopy Ana Paula Candiota (Barcelone)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Margin in radiotherapy Marcel Van Herk (Amsterdam)
15:00-16:00 Adaptive radiotherapy in head-and-neck cancer Vincent Grégoire (Brussels)
16:00-16:30 Coffee break
16:30-17:00 PET-MR image fusion using CT-MR image registration Frida Hauler (Vienna)
17:00-17:15 Background presentation of the new recruited ER Hortense Kirisli (AQUILAB)
17:15-17:30 Background presentation of the new recruited ER Andac Hamamci (Rome)
20:30-23:30 Gala Diner

Thursday 11 July 2013
09:00-09:30 Magnetic resonance spectroscopy data processing Andrea Laruelo (Toulouse)
09:30-10:00 Visualization of deformable image registration using MITK Miro Jurisic (Vienna)
10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:30 Medical image registration Nikos Paragios (Paris)
11:30-12:30 Pathways of research between academia and industry Etienne Vervaecke (Eurasanté)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:00 Clinical research and clinical trials in radiotherapy Cécile Le Péchoux (Villejuif) – Anne Laprie (Toulouse)
15:00-16:00 Human factors engineering for radiotherapy planning software Adinda Freudenthal (Delft)
16:00-16:30 Young Award and Conclusion

Friday 12 July 2013
09:00-13:00 (reserved to SUMMER people) technical discussions / workshops
13:00-14:00 Lunch



Registration fees:

  • Students (M.Sc/PhD): 150 €
  • Others, until April 30th, 2013: 150 €
  • Others, from May 1st, 2013: 250 €
  • Additional 30 € for the gala diner (within the limits of the 90 first persons)

Registration is mandatory and will provide access to the lectures, coffee breaks and lunches. The registration deadline is set on June 30th, 2013.

Please REGISTER here. An invoice and payment instructions will be sent to you after processing the data from your form.



Maison de l’Education Permanente
1 place Georges Lyon
59800 Lille

Located in the city center and accessible from subway stations (Lille Public Transport: uk.transpole.fr):

  • stop “République Beaux Arts” on Line 1 – Yellow is at 600m / 8 minutes ;
  • stop “Lille Grand Palais” on Line 2 – Red is at 750m / 10 minutes.

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Gala Diner

The Gala Diner will be held on Wednesday 10th July in Couvent des Minimes located at 17 quai du Wault in Lille.
You will enjoy the “Cloister Menu” from 20:30.


Welcome Cocktail

The welcome cocktail will be held on Monday 8th July in the “Garden gallery” of the Palais des Beaux-Arts of Lille.



Special offers have been discussed with the following hotels for a registration before the 30th of April (price per night between July 8th and 12th):

  • Hôtel Lille Europe *** (avenue le Corbusier, Lille): double bedroom 59€, breakfast 9€, tax per day per person 1.10€ (offer code: société AQUILAB)
  • Hôtel Kanaï ** (10 rue de Béthune, Lille): double bedroom “privilege” 105€, breakfast 9€, tax per day per person 0.90€ (offer code: SUMMER société AQUILAB)
  • Hôtel Brueghel *** (3 parvis Saint-Maurice, Lille): single bedroom 85€, double bedroom 110€, breakfast 10€, tax per day per person 1.10€ (offer code: SUMMER société AQUILAB)
  • Hôtel Campanile Lille Sud CHR *** (rue Jean Charles Borda, Lille): single or double bedroom from 59€, breakfast 9.50€, tax per day per person 1€ (offer code: SUMMER société AQUILAB)
  • Novotel Lille Centre Grand Place **** (116 rue de l’Hôpital Militaire, Lille): double bedroom 115€, breakfast included, tax per day per person 1.65€ (offer code: projet SUMMER société AQUILAB)
  • Hôtel Carlton **** (3 rue de Paris, Lille): double bedroom 119€, double bedroom “privilege” 139€, breakfast included, tax per day per person 1.65€ (offer code: SUMMER) – This hotel also proposes a special price for the week end before and after (July 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th) : double bedroom 109€, double bedroom “privilege” 129€
  • Hôtel Alliance Couvent des Minimes **** (17 quai du Wault, Lille): single bedroom 145€, double bedroom 155€, breakfast included, tax per day per person 1.65€ (offer code: SUMMER Project)
  • Hôtel Hermitage Gantois ***** (224 rue de Paris, Lille): single bedroom 159€, double bedroom 170€, breakfast included, tax per day per person 1.65€ (offer code: SUMMER Project)

In case you have some trouble to get these quotes, let us know.


Other possibilities with no special prices:


With the collaboration of


Organizing Committee

Laurent Massoptier
Coordinator of SUMMER project
Florence ACHTE
Communication Officer