BCATS 2001 Symposium
October 20, 2001

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keynote speakers

Christopher Johnson, PhD
Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute
University of Utah

William C. Swope, PhD
IBM Research Division
Almaden Research Center

The BCATS 2001 Symposium provides a open, interdisciplinary forum for Stanford students and post-docs to disseminate and share their latest work in fields relating to biomedical computation. This symposium was organized around an identification of a need to integrate dispersed and separate efforts in biomedical computation across Stanford University. The BITS faculty organization (Biomedical Information Technology at Stanford) is sponsoring this student-organized event. BCATS 2001 is co-sponsored by the Bio-X Program, as part of the Bio-X Saturday Morning Forum Series.
BCATS 2001 will be held at the TCSEQ building on Stanford campus, located in quadrant G-6 of this map. Parking on campus is unrestricted in "A" and "C" lots on Saturday, located in quadrant E-6 of the map.


October 17, 2001:
Early pre-registation is now closed. However, late registrations are still being accepted ($10 Stanford affiliated, $100 non-Stanford). Stanford attendees can register here. Non-Stanford attendees can register here.

October 16, 2001:
Due to high interest in the symposium, we will be using a second room adjacent to the main auditorium in order to accommodate all registrants with a live audio and visual feed. We encourage you to arrive early as space in the main room is limited.

October 12, 2001:
The final list of talks and posters for BCATS 2001 is now available. See the scientific program for details. We thank everyone who submitted an abstract for their interest and participation.

October 8, 2001:
Abstract submission is now closed. Acceptance notifications will be sent out by Friday, October 12.

October 5, 2001:
To allow for previewing of the final symposium talks and posters, we are extending pre-registration until October 12 at 5pm. The finalized list of talks and posters will be available online on October 12. Although the deadline for pre-registration is extended, there is no guarantee of space as the symposium is filling up rapidly.

September 5, 2001:
Registration is now open and is free for Stanford attendees. The deadline for registration is Friday, October 12. Stanford attendees can register here. Non-Stanford attendees can register here.

August 30, 2001:
AWARDS will be given for the best talks and posters. The first place speaker award will once again be a Sun Blade 1000 workstation, generously provided by Sun Microsystems.

This is the second year of this symposium. BCATS will place special emphasis on interdisciplinary research relating to biomedical computation. This topic is very broad and spans many departments at Stanford. Here is a brief list of the topic areas appropriate for presentation at BCATS:

  • Informatics, Data Modeling and Statistics
  • Biomechanical Simulation and Modeling
  • Structural Biology and Genetics
  • Biomedical Image Acquisition and Processing
  • Computer Assisted Interventions and Robotics
  • Network and Computing Technology in Education

Please visit the BITS webpage for more information on Stanford faculty in each of the above areas.

BCATS Sponsors:

Sun Microsystems
Northern California Pharmaceutical Discussion Group