3rd summer-school – Delft, The Netherlands – July 8th-10th, 2014


Registration Program Venue Social Event Organizing Committee


  • Time: July 8-10, 2014
  • Location: TU Delft, The Netherlands

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 third SUMMER summer-school will take place in Delft from July 8th to 10th 2014. 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.



Registration fees (there is a limited number of seats, that will be attributed on a first paid first served basis):

  • Students (M.Sc/PhD): 100 €
  • Others, until May 15th, 2014: 250 €
  • Others, from May 16th, 2014: 350 €

Registration is mandatory and will provide access to the lectures, coffee breaks, lunches, gala diner and welcome event.

Registration is closed.



Tuesday 08 July 2014
08:30-09:30 Registration
09:30-10:15 Welcome addresses & opening of the summer-school
In memoriam of Dr. Ir. Adinda Freudenthal
Prof. E. Voûte
Prof. J. Geraedts,
TUD (Delft, NL)
Chair: Laurent Massoptier, AQUILAB (Lille, FR)
10:15-11:00 Keynote lecture
Personalized medicine in radiation oncology
Dr. Andre Dekker,
MAASTRO (Maastricht, NL)
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:15 Cancer biomarkers for personalized radiation therapy: current status and future perspectives Prof. Serhiy Souchelnytskyi,
Karolinska I. (Stockholm, SE)
12:15-12:45 Software design challenges in the future of radiotherapy treatment planning Anet Aselmaa,
TUD (Delft, NL)
12:45-14:00 Lunch
Chair: Dr. Soleakhena Ken, ICR (Toulouse, FR)
14:00-14:45 Non-rigid registration for application in radiotherapy Dr. Eliana Vásquez,
EMC (Rotterdam, NL)
14:45-15:15 Diffusion registration of lung CT Miro Jurisic,
MUW (Vienna, AT)
15:15-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-16:30 Software challenges with multimodality imaging Dr. Dimitris Visvikis,
INSERM (Brest, FR)
16:30-17:00 Evaluation of multi-modal image registration Frida Hauler,
MUW (Vienna, AT)
17:30-19:30 Welcome event

17:30-18:00 – Drinks and Dutch snacks
18:00-18:45 – Tour
18:45-19:45 – Workshop
19:45-20.15 – Visit to the showrom


Wednesday 09 July 2014
08:30-09:00 Registration (for guest speakers)
Chair: Dr. Hortense Kirisli, AQUILAB (Lille, FR)
09:00-09:45 Image analysis to support image-guided interventions Prof. Wiro Niessen,
EMC (Rotterdam, NL)
09:45-10:15 Minimally interactive segmentation of brain subcortical structures from MRI Jose Dolz,
10:15-10:45  Coffee break
10:45-11:15 Experimental phantom measurements for 4D PET image tumor contouring validation Dr. Montse Carles,
UKL (Freiburg, DE)
11:15-12:00 MR-based motion correction techniques for enhanced PET image reconstruction Dr. Charalampos Tsoumpas
Univ. of Leeds (Leeds, UK)
12:00-12:30 Automatic danger zone determination for SBRT in lung cancer Tobias Fechter,
UKL (Freiburg, DE)
12:30-13:45  Lunch
Chair: Dr. Umberto Sabatini, FSL (Rome, Italy)
13:45-14:30 The role of advanced MRI in the diagnostic and therapeutic approach of brain tumors Dr. Vasileios K. Katsaros
St Savvas Hosp. (Athens, GR)
14:30-15:00 fMRI: Resting-State networks and task-evoked activations
in the presence of brain tumors
Noora Tuovinen,
FSL (Rome, IT)
15:00-15:30 DTI imaging for brain tumors Dr. Andac Hamamci,
FSL (Rome, IT)
15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-16:30 Quantification and classification of  MR spectroscopy data Andrea Laruelo,
ICR (Toulouse, FR)
16:30-17:00 Processing techniques for MR spectroscopy data Dr. Ben Rowland
ICR (Toulouse, FR)
17:00-19:30 Free time
19:30-22:30 Gala diner


Thursday 10 July 2014
08:30-09:00 Registration (for guest speakers)
Chair: Dr. Yu Song, TUD (Delft, NL)
09:00-09:45  Design of products in healthcare Prof. Richard Goossens,
TUD (Delft, NL)
09:45-10:15 Human computer interaction in segmenting organs at risk for radiotherapy: a pilot study Anjana Ramkumar,
TUD (Delft, NL)
10:15-10:45 Coffee break
10:45-11:30 Nanoparticle technology: future opportunities in cancer treatment Dr. Suneil Jain,
Queen’s Uni. (Belfast, UK)
11:30-12:00 SUMMER-prototype: status and perspectives Dr. Hortense Kirisli,
12:00-12:45 The ART of translation: from research to clinical application Prof. Marcel Verheij,
NKI (Amsterdam, NL)
12:45-14:00  Lunch
Chair: Dr. Anne Laprie, ICR (Toulouse, FR)
14:00-14:45 The convergence of science: the way to develop novel radiation oncology technologies for the future Prof. Dag Rune Olsen
UiB (Bergen, NO)
14:30-15:15 An integrated visual analysis system for fusing MR spectroscopy and multi-modal radiology imaging Miguel Nunes,
VRVis (Vienna, AT)
15:15-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-16:30 Innovative interactive systems for scientific visualization Dr. Tobias Isenberg,
INRIA (Paris, FR)
16:30-17:15 4D PET/CT visualization in radiotherapy Matthias Schlachter,
VRVis (Vienna, AT)
17:15-17:30 Closing Dr. Yu Song
TUD (Delft, NL)


Friday 11 July 2014
09:00-14:00 Board meeting for Board Members, and working session for young Fellows in parallel.
Restricted to SUMMER researchers and supervisors



Wim Crouwel Room
Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering
Delft University of Technology
Landbergstraat 15,
2628CE, Delft
The Netherlands

GPS 52°00’06.35”, 4°22’12.60”

The campus map of the Delft University of Technology (TUD) is available here. The  Faculty of Industrial Design Engineering is the building #32 on this map. The Wim Crouwel Room is located on the first floor.


Welcome event

The welcome reception will be held on Tuesday July 8th at:

Royal Delft
Rotterdamseweg 196
2628 AR Delft
The Netherlands

GPS 52°00’05.36”, 4°22’01.43”

Participants will enjoy a tour, as well as a paint workshop.


Gala Diner

The gala diner will be held on Wednesday July 9th at:

Lijm & Cultuur B.V.
Rotterdamseweg 270,
2628 AT, Delft
The Netherlands ‎

GPS 51°59’47.42”, 4°22’11.91”


Organizing Committee

For general questions, you can send an email to summer-school-2014@summer-project.eu


Scientific committee:
Laurent Massoptier
Coordinator of SUMMER (AQUILAB)
Hortense Kirisli
Experienced Researcher (AQUILAB)
Local organization:
Yu Song
Assistant Professor (TU Delft)
Marco Bolleboom
Event coordinator (TU Delft)