Digital Oncology Conference 2023

Conference Program

Day 1 - March 15, 2023

Welcome

Conference Chairs: Michael Heuser (Department of Hematology, Hemostasis, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation, MHH), Günter Schneider (Department of General, Visceral and Pediatric Surgery, UMG)

  • 11:30 – 12:20 Welcome Lunch
  • 12:20 – 12:30 Welcome Note

Session 1 - Digital and Computational Histopathology

Chairs: Friedrich Feuerhake (Institute of Pathology, MHH), Niels Grabe (Institute of Pathology, UMG)

  • 12:30 – 12:55
    Moritz Middeke (Department of Internal Medicine I, University Hospital Dresden & Else Kröner Fresenius Center for Digital Health Dresden, Germany) Computer Vision and Deep Learning for improved diagnostics of myeloid malignances
  • 12:55 – 13:20
    Peter Schüffler (Computational Pathology, Technical University of Munich, Germany) Making sense of pathology images
  • 13:20 – 13:45
    Jeroen van der Laak (Computational Pathology, Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen, Netherlands) Use cases for computational pathology with high potential for clinical implementation and diagnostic decision support
  • 13:45 – 14:10
    Friedrich Feuerhake (Institute of Pathology, Hannover Medical School, Germany) Integration of computational pathology algorithms with established conventional diagnostic workflows
  • 14:10 – 14:25 Presentation from Abstracts
  • 14:25 – 15:00 Coffee & Cake

Session 2 - AI to Advance Cancer Imaging

Chairs: Kristina Ringe (Department for Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, MHH), Christian Dullin (Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, UMG)

  • 15:00 – 15:25
    Rami El Shafie (Clinic for Radiotherapy and Radiation Oncology, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany) AI and Digitization in Radiation Oncology: Status quo and quo vadis
  • 15:25 – 15:50
    Horst Hahn (Institute for Digital Medicine, Fraunhofer Institute for Digital Medicine MEVIS, Bremen, Germany) Integrating clinical and imaging data in oncology
  • 15:50 – 16:15
    Florian Putz (Radiation Clinic, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany) How can AI improve radiotherapy?
  • 16:15 – 16:40
    Christian Dullin (Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany) Can virtual histology replace histopathology?
  • 16:40 – 16:55 Presentation from Abstracts
  • 16:55 – 18:30 Poster Session & Get Together

Day 2 - March 16, 2023

Session 3 - Machine Learning and Visualization Techniques for Clinical Decision Support in Oncology

Chairs: Steffen Oeltze-Jafra (Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics, TU Braunschweig, MHH), Anne-Christin Hauschild (Department of Medical Informatics, UMG)

  • 9:00 – 9:20
    Melanie Börries (Department for Biometry, Epidemiology and Medical Bioinformatics, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany) Systems medicine approach to support clinical decisions in oncology
  • 9:20 – 9:40
    Anne-Christin Hauschild (Department of Medical Informatics, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany) Take a leap: New Algorithms and Multi- Omics Data to Support Clinical Decision in Oncology
  • 9:40 – 10:00
    Renata Raidou (Institute of Visual Computing & Human-Centered Technology, Technical University Vienna, Austria) Visual Analytics for Digital Radiotherapy
  • 10:00 – 10:20
    Alexander Oeser (Innovation Center for Computer-Assisted Surgery, Leipzig University, Germany) In-Silico Modeling of Therapeutic Outcomes to Support Decision-Making in Oncology
  • 10:20 – 10:40 Discussion Session 3
  • 10:40 – 10:55 Presentation from Abstracts
  • 10:55 – 11:25 Coffee & Cake

Session 4 - Digital Surgery

Chairs: Peter Hillemanns (Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, MHH), Michael Ghadimi (Department of General, Visceral and Pediatric Surgery, UMG)

  • 11:25 – 11:50
    Tilman Schlick (Intuitive Surgery, Da Vinci Robotic Surgery) Does digital surgery improve outcomes in oncology?
  • 11:50 – 12:15
    Martin Wagner (Department of General, Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Heidelberg University Hospital ;  Department of Visceral, Thoracic and Vascular Surgery, University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus Dresden) From Surgical Data Science to AI-Assisted Surgery - Clinical Translation of Machine Learning in Surgical Oncology
  • 12:15 – 12:40
    Nils-Claudius Gellrich (Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hannover Medical School, Germany) The power of digital technologies for craniomaxillofacial tumor surgery and postablative reconstruction
  • 12:40 – 13:05
    Michael Ghadimi (Department of General, Visceral and Pediatric Surgery, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany) Establishing digital surgery at a German university hospital
  • 13:05 – 13:20 Presentation from Abstracts
  • 13:20 – 14:05 Lunch

Session 5 - Building Trust in Artificial Intelligence Models and Digital Methods in Medical Education

Chairs: Sabine Salloch (Institute for Ethics, History and Philosophy of Medicine, MHH), Ulrich Sax (Department of Medical Informatics, UMG)

  • 14:05 – 14:30
    Sabine Salloch (Institute for Ethics, History and Philosophy of Medicine, Hannover Medical School, Germany) Debate: AI will replace ethics committees: Yes
  • 14:30 – 14:55
    Eva Winkler (Heidelberg University Hospital (UKHD), NCT Heidelberg, Germany) Debate: AI will replace ethics committees: No
  • 14:55 – 15:20
    Michal Matyjas/Pascal Grosse (Department of Neurology and Experimental Neurology, Charité – Berlin, Germany) New Digital Resources to Improve Medical Education
  • 15:20 – 15:40
    Michael Heuser (Department of Hematology, Hemostasis, Oncology, and Stem Cell Transplantation, Hannover Medical School, Germany) Training the next generation in Digital Medicine: Experience from the DigiStrucMed Graduate Program
  • 15:40 – 15:55 Presentation from Abstracts
  • 15:55 – 16:25 Coffee & Cake

Session 6 - AI and Machine Learning Techniques Improving Cancer Research

Chairs: Tim Kacprowski (Peter L. Reichertz Institute for Medical Informatics of TU Braunschweig and MHH), Tim Beißbarth (Institute of Medical Bioinformatics, UMG)

  • 16:25 – 16:50
    Francesca Finotello (Institute of Molecular Biology & Digital Science Center, University Innsbruck, Austria) Modelling immunotherapies in silico
  • 16:50 – 17:15
    Jack Kuipers (Department of Biosystems Science and Engineering, ETH Zurich, Switzerland) Understanding tumour evolution with statistical machine learning
  • 17:15 – 17:40
    Michael Menden (Computational Biomedicine, Helmholtz Institute Munich, Germany) A Vision of Computational Translational Pharmacogenomics
  • 17:40 – 18:05
    Tim Beißbarth (Institute of Medical Bioinformatics, University Medical Center Göttingen, Germany) How can we make sense of the data overload in cancer research?
  • 18:05 – 18:20 Presentation from Abstracts
  • 18:20 – 18:25 Young Scientist Digital Oncology Poster AWARD
  • 18:25 – 18:30 Concluding Remarks