Friday, July 26
Continental Breakfast for all Attendees
Welcome & Announcements
8:00am – 8:15am
Session 1: Keynote
9:00am – 10:00am CEU’s: 0.05 Biomed, 0.05 Art
Paul Sereno – Paleontologist-archaeologist Paul Sereno explores the many ways he and his team visualize fossils and artifacts —from refilling ancient lakes in field sites in the Sahara to reconstructing skeletons and flesh models and making them move. CT scanning...
Session 2: Business & Marketing
10:30am – 11:30am CEU’s: 0.1 Business
Leslie Horn Trosset – Self-promotion is hard. Whether you’re looking to land better freelance gigs or become the go-to person in your hospital or institution, you have to come out from behind the curtain. If your target leads don’t know how your brilliant work can...
Leslie Horn Trosset – Description coming soon! Bio coming soon! .
Meet the Speakers + Network
11:30am – 12:00noon
12:00noon – 1:30pm
1:30pm – 2:00pm
Session 3: BioMed TED-Style Talks
2:00pm – 3:00pm CEU’s: 0.05 Biomed, 0.05 Art
Francois Luks –Illustrating the fetus is one of the most difficult subjects, because of its inaccessibility. For centuries, artists have represented images of unborn children, but their subject was usually an autopsy –or a newborn baby “disguised” as a fetus. Fetal...
Construction of Neuroanatomical Models Using 3D Scanning Techniques: Technical Note and Applications
Roberto Rodriguez – CEU's: TBD Background: Visuospatial features of neuroanatomy are likely the most difficult concepts to learn in anatomy. Three-dimensional (3D) modalities have gradually begun to supplement traditional 2D representations of dissections and...
Isabel Romero Calvo – The effective communication and perception of scientific data can be significantly improved with the appropriate use of color. However, the indiscriminate use of color is common throughout the science literature. The successful application of...
Session 4: Lightning Talks
3:00pm – 3:30pm
Lauren Conroy – Like all objects of value, fossils are sometimes stolen and resold elsewhere. Sometimes such orphaned fossils retain telling trace evidence. Using MicroCT scans of tiny bones and sediment stuck to a small tyrannosaur skeleton, we prove the rare fossil...
Melanie Connolly – Learning a new program or technique can be expensive, especially if you're just starting out in a new area of our diverse field. Why throw money at expensive programs, resources and tutorials when there are plenty of cost-free alternatives to get...
Aimee Cammilleri – Are you interested in expanding your network in the AMI, specifically for contracting opportunities? Or perhaps you're in need of professional help on small or large projects with short turnaround times? This year a new community has been created,...
Sarah Chen – The visuals created by medical illustrators play a crucial role in medical and surgical education. This is especially true when describing complex anatomical structures, such as the heart. With advances in imaging technology and segmentation tools,...
Eva Mae Baucom – Traditional healthcare training has consisted of passive lectures and powerpoint slides and yet decades of research have stressed how active learning yields greater retention. Medical visualization experts are turning to simulation-based methods of...
Shirley Long – Introductory undergraduate biochemistry courses often serve as a prerequisite for upper-year studies in a variety of life science fields, such as molecular biology and human pathology. Metabolism, the study of the body’s production and regulation of...
3:30pm – 4:00pm
4:00pm – 5:00pm
Attendees will be assigned a table number for this interactive session in order to network and make new connections with the remarkable seasoned professionals and ground breaking newcomers that comprise our exciting field!
6:30pm – 7:30pm Reception (Cash Bar)
7:30pm – 9:30pm Banquet