Awards & Sponsorship

Carl Zeiss, Richard Wolf, Siemens Healthineers, Signate Life Sciences, Touch Surgery – Sponsorship

These industry have agreed to sponsor our interactive poster sessions during the conference.

NDI – 3 Young Investigator Travel Awards

The purpose of the award is to help young investigators (including PhD and MSc students and junior researchers) with accepted papers at IPCAI conference to attend IPCAI/CARS 2018. Each award will help partially cover expenses towards air travel in economy class, local hotel stay (3 stars or equivalent category), and IPCAI registration. A committee of senior members of the IPCAI community will review requests and make a decision.

Signate Life Sciences – 2 Best Reviewer Awards

The purpose of the award is to recognize the efforts and dedication of reviewers that provide outstanding evaluations of the manuscripts they are assigned. The Area Chairs nominate candidates that have reviewed at least 3 papers for IPCAI 2018. The winners are selected from the nominees by the Area Chairs and the Program Chairs.

Intuitive Surgical – 2 Best Paper Awards

These awards recognize the best papers as scored by external reviewers and Area Chairs. These papers will be shortlisted and an award committee composed of members from the IPCAI Steering Committee and Area Chairs will select the winner and the runner ups.

Intuitive Surgical – 2 Bench to Bedside Awards

The purpose of this award is to recognize the efforts in translating IPCAI solutions to the clinical setting. Nominated papers should include clinical evaluation of a CAI technology, ideally on a large number of patients. Less emphasis is put on technical innovation, rather on detailed evaluation. These papers will be shortlisted and an award committee composed of members from the IPCAI Steering Committee and Area Chairs will select the winner.

Philips – 2 Best Presentation Awards

These awards are selected by the attending audience at the IPCAI Conference.