About the 2021 XNAT Workshop

The XNAT Team, in partnership with the Institute of Cancer Research, Cancer Research UK's National Cancer Imaging Translational Accelerator (NCITA) and the Health and Bioscience IDEAS training program at University College London, are hosting a two-day virtual workshop starting September 13, 2021.

Each day will feature four hours of interactive content, including demonstrations of the latest XNAT features, round-table discussions on the future direction of XNAT and imaging informatics, and a virtual poster session that all can contribute to. There is no cost to register, and all are welcome.

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Workshop Agenda

Day 1: PI Focus

The first day's agenda focuses on the high level business impetus for XNAT and its future development. How has XNAT grown and improved to support imaging research PIs? How can it continue to improve?

TimePresenter(s)Topic
9:00 am CDTDaniel MarcusOpening Remarks
9:10 am CDTDaniel Marcus
Rick Herrick
Simon Doran
What's New in XNAT? A Review of New Features
10:00 am CDTXNAT Team ModeratorRound Table: Soliciting Feedback from PIs
10:35 am CDTSimon DoranCase Study: Using XNAT in Cancer Imaging Research at the Cancer Research UK
11:00 am CDTBreak
11:15 am CDTXNAT Team ModeratorRound Table: Supporting Machine Learning with XNAT
11:45 am CDTMichael HilemanCase Study: Supporting Large Computational Datasets with the MIR Research Imaging Repository (MIRRIR)
12:15 pm CDTXNAT Team ModeratorRound Table: XNAT in Translational Research
12:45 pm CDTDaniel MarcusWrap-up and Close Day 1

Day 2: Technical Focus

The second day's agenda is geared toward experienced XNAT developers and administrators, providing an opportunity to dive deeper into the details of working with XNAT.

TimePresenter(s)Topic
9:00 am CDT

Rick Herrick
Matt Kelsey
Will Horton

XNAT Development Town Hall

This session will allow for rapid discussion of multiple topics of interest to the XNAT Development and Dev Ops community.

11:00 am CDTBreak
11:15 am CDTVarious

XNAT Workshop Virtual Poster Session

Workshop attendees will have a chance to present on XNAT-related topics of their choice, or browse posters and engage with presenters. We will be using a virtual poster room technology such as SpatialChat to run this session.

Present your own poster! See XNAT Workshop Poster Submissions

12:45 pm CDTDaniel MarcusWrap-up and Close Day 2


How To Attend

This virtual workshop will be presented via Zoom and other online conferencing platforms. Meeting technology specifics will be announced prior to the workshop start.

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