Workshop and Tutorial Submission Guidelines
Proposal Deadline: January 20, 2013
Notification of Acceptance: February 25, 2013


The workshop format is a single stream of oral presentation of papers, including significant time for questions and discussion. Panel and poster sessions could also be included with the workshop. The tutorial format is a more formal set of lectures, also with ample discussion time. The duration of a workshop/tutorial will be either half day (08:30-12:30 or 13:30-17:00) or full day (08:30-17:00) and includes morning coffee break, lunch and afternoon coffee break, as appropriate, where further exchange and discussion can continue informally.


Workshop and tutorial proposals must be submitted by email in PDF or MS Word to for workshops, or for tutorials, by January 20, 2013. Proposals should provide sufficient information to evaluate the relevance and importance of the topic, and the size of the interested community. Prospective workshop/tutorial organizers must follow the guidelines in submitting a workshop/tutorial proposal and are encouraged to contact the organizers should any questions arise at for workshops, or for tutorials.

The purpose of workshops is to provide a comprehensive forum on topics that may not be fully explored during the main conference. Points to be considered in a proposal include:

The purpose of tutorials is to provide educational material for training new professionals in the field including students, clinicians and new researchers. Points to be considered include:


MICCAI 2013 will not pay for travel or other arrangements for workshop/tutorial organizers or any of their invited guests. Organizers and their guest have to register to the workshop. One free registration will be provided to the workshop organizers if the number of registrants is above 40 people (under the hypothesis that the global budget of workshops / tutorials is balanced).



The venue for the workshop/tutorial will be the Nagoya University, Nagoya, and onsite services and catering arrangements will be organized by the MICCAI 2013 organizers.

Guidelines for proposals

Workshop/tutorial proposers are requested to submit a 1-2 page proposal in PDF or MS Word format. Please limit electronic proposals to less than 2 MB. It should include:

Workshop/tutorial organizers are can negotiate a special edition journal for the best papers in the workshop/tutorial.

Selection criteria

Due to the limited number of rooms available, and for the interest of the participants, a selection will be performed within the submitted workshops tutorials and challenges. The criteria that will be considered include

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