ITK/Winter v4 2011 Meeting

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The ITKv4 Winter meeting is set. Here is the webpage for this meeting:

  • Dates: February 2-3, 2011
  • City: Boston, MA
  • Location: Harvard Medical School, Department of Systems Biology, 200 Longwood Avenue, Warren Alpert Building 563, Boston, MA 02115 | map

We will meet all day on February 2 (from 8am) and February 3, wrapping up around 5pm on February 3.

If you have any questions regarding travel, feel free to contact Nicole Wong at or 617-432-6839.

Travel / Hotel Information

Since the meeting starts at 8 am on February 2, we recommend people to arrange their hotel accommodation for the previous night!

Registration Information

Registration is now open for the ITKv4 Winter Meeting.

Breakfast and lunch for both days is included. Dinner is optional and will be planned for Wednesday evening at Boston Beer Works, but is NOT included in the registration fee of $60.

The last day to register for the ITK4 meeting is Wednesday, January 26, 2011.

No refunds will be offered for cancellations after January 26, 2011.

Meeting Room

We will be meeting in the Room 563 in the Warren Alpert Building. (map) . You will need to check in with the security guard (tell her you're here for the ITK meeting) at the entrance and present your ID.

Meeting Agenda

Must See Topics

  • GPU
  • Modularization
  • SimpleITK
  • Registration Refactoring
  • LevelSet Refactoring

Wednesday February 2nd


  • Shuttles from Marriott to HMS will leave at 7:30 and 8:00am
  • 8:00 Breakfast
  • 8:30 Welcome (Terry Yoo)
  • 8:45 State of the Toolkit (Luis Ibanez / Hans Johnson)
    • (OpenOffice Slides,PDF Slides)
    • Review of changes in recent release
    • Bug tracking backlog
    • ITK 3.20 -> patches for a 3.20.1
    • CMake check for git clones without "git submodule init" - print warning.
  • 9:00 Modularization (Bill Hoffman)
  • 10:00 Code Reviews per Contractor (Jim Miller)
  • 11:00 GPU (Won-ki Jeong)PPTX
  • 12:00 Lunch


  • 1:00 SimpleITK (Dan Blezek)
  • 2:00 Wrapping (Alex Gouaillard and Gaetan Lehmann)PPT
  • 3:00 DICOM Status (Alex Gouaillard and Dan Blezek)
  • 3:30 Video/Time/Timestamps (Patrick Cheng / Patrick Reynolds / Luis Ibanez)
  • 4:00 Registration Refactoring (Brian Avants)
  • 5:00 Recess
  • 5:40 Taxis from HMS to Boston Beer Works
  • 6:00 Dinner at Boston Beer Works (61 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215-3423; across from Fenway park)
  • You can take the subway (Green Line "C" from Kenmore to Coolidge Corner) or a cab to get back to the Marriott

Thursday February 3rd


  • Shuttles from Marriott to HMS will leave at 7:30 and 8:00am
  • 8:00 Breakfast
  • 8:30 Slicer4 - migration experience (Hans Johnson)
  • 9:00 LevelSets Refactoring (Arnaud Gelas)
  • 10:00 FEM - Refactoring (Vincent Magnotta)
  • 11:00 Deconvolution (Marc Niethammer / Cory Quammen)
  • 11:30 DICOM Reloaded (Alex Gouaillard and Dan Blezek)
  • 12:00 Lunch
    • Break-up Sessions (looking at code while eating lunch).
      • GPU
        • looking at code and identifying the classes that need to be modified
        • quantifying amount of effort required
        • LevelSets, Registration.
      • DICOM
        • Coordinating DICOM new functionalities.


  • 1:00 GPU Reloaded (Won-ki Jeong)
  • 1:30 Testing Data (Bill Hoffman)
  • 2:00 Software Process / Integration (Bill Hoffman)
  • 2:30 Migration Guide (Gabe Hart)
  • 3:30 Teaching / MICCAI Tutorials / CVPR Tutorials (John Galeotti / Hans Johnson)
  • 4:30 Roadmap forward to Beta release (June)(Luis Ibanez)
  • 5:00 Adjourn
  • 5:30 Shuttle from HMS to Marriott. Please contact Nicole for cabs to airport
  • Dinner is on your own. Suggestions are:
    • Near HMS: Squealing Pig, Savant Project, The Mission Bar and Grill
    • Coolidge Corner: Regal Beagle, Lineage