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April 22-24, 2024
Duke University, Durham, NC

Please Note: This conference is NOT virtual and will be held onsite at Duke University

Sponsors and Affiliates


This summit is supported with funding in part from NIBIB grant 5P41EB028744-04. 

VITM24 Homepage


Welcome to our website, where you will find the most recent and exciting updates from the VITM conference. Check back regularly for fresh content, event announcements, invited speakers, and much more. 

Announcements

In-silico Roundtable Event following the VITM conference

We are excited to announce that following the VITM Conference, we will be hosting a thought-provoking Roundtable discussion on Wednesday afternoon from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. This exclusive roundtable event is by invitation only. However, for those interested in following the discussion, we are pleased to offer the opportunity to join online. Please register via this link: https://duke.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_7QZUlA2O9smm0No.

The roundtable serves as a continuation of the conference, delving deeper into crucial topics and questions. Here’s a glimpse of what to expect:

Scholarships exclusive for UK attendees!

We are thrilled to announce an incredible opportunity for all aspiring minds in the realm of virtual imaging trials. As part of our commitment to support capability development in regulatory science and innovation and foster academic growth and collaboration, the InSilicoUK Network, with generous support from the Royal Academy of Engineering, offers partial scholarships for UK-based graduate students, regulators, and newly appointed academics to attend and participate in the VITM conference!

UK-based regulators, PhD students, postdoctoral researchers, and early career academics can apply for partial scholarships (up to £500). Whether you are presenting a paper or poster, or simply seeking to expand your horizons, we encourage you to take advantage of this chance to further your academic or continuous education journey. Preference will be given to individuals who have an accepted abstract presentation or are regulators in any UK regulatory body.

Please complete the designated application form on the conference website (Logistics and Registration) to apply for the partial scholarship. Supporting your application, we kindly request a concise motivation statement of approximately 50 words, co-signed by your advisor or line manager, outlining your interest in attending the conference and how it aligns with your academic or professional goals.

By attending the VITM conference, you will have the opportunity to:

– Present your research findings to a diverse and engaged audience.
– Engage in discussions with leading experts and fellow researchers.
– Attend enlightening workshops and sessions tailored to your interests.
– Expand your professional network and forge valuable connections.
– Immerse yourself in the latest advancements and trends in virtual imaging.

The InSilicoUK Pro-Innovation Regulations Network has identified that investing in capacity building on in-silico methodologies and future-proofing UK regulatory bodies is crucial for advancing our field and adopting in-silico methodologies in the regulatory pathways. We look forward to receiving your scholarship applications and welcoming you to this enriching and transformative event.

Important Dates:

  • Scholarship Submission Deadline: February 18th, 2024
  • Scholarship Notifications Deadline: March 1st, 2024
 

 

Discover the VITM Conference Venue at Duke!

Immerse yourself in the academic allure of Duke University’s scenic campus and downtown Durham during the conference – where knowledge meets inspiration!

 Late-breaking abstract submissions

An extra opportunity for late-breaking abstract submissions is now available for our upcoming conference! We encourage you to take advantage of this additional chance to be part of our event. The submission deadline is February 26, 2024. In light of this extension, the early registration date has been moved from January 15, 2024 to February 5, 2024.

Key Dates:

  • Late-breaking Abstract Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Early Registration Deadline: February 5, 2024

VITM24 program

For a detailed overview of our conference program, including schedules, speakers, and session details, navigate to our Program page. Discover the lineup of invited speakers, discussion sessions, oral and poster presentations, and networking opportunities that are included in the VITM24 conference. 

Deadline extension

The deadline for VITM24 has been extended from October 20 to October 26, in order to accommodate all participants and ensure the successful completion of the abstracts.

Trainee award

Are you a student with a passion for medical innovation? We’re thrilled to announce the #VITM24 Trainee AwardThis is your chance to shine at the Virtual Trials in Medicine Conference. Showcase your research, share your insights, and win recognition from industry leaders.

Student Award Highlights:
 – Opportunity to present your research at VITM24
 – Engage with top experts and researchers
 – Chance to win recognition and a prestigious award
 – Elevate your profile in the field of medical imaging and therapy

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity! Join us at Duke University to be part of the future of virtual innovation!

Peer-reviewed consideration for submitted work

We are thrilled to announce a remarkable opportunity for all participants at the VITM24 conference. In our continuous pursuit of excellence and innovation our field, we have established a special partnership with prestigious journals:

– Medical Physics
– Medical Image Analysis

These esteemed journals will be providing peer-reviewed consideration for the research and work presented at VITM24. This means that your contributions have the chance to reach a broader audience, gain recognition, and contribute significantly to the advancement of medical technology.

Special Sessions at VITM24

We are excited to announce the VITM24 special sessions designed to enhance the conference experience. The intent is to foster meaningful discussions and practical applications in the medical field through:

– Deployment sessions: Perspective of medical industry on in silico and virtual trials

– Discussion Sessions: Engage in interactive discussions with fellow attendees and experts. These sessions cover a wide range of topics related to our conference theme, offering a platform for sharing insights, asking questions, and igniting conversations that drive innovation. During our Discussion Sessions, there will be the opportunity to delve into the following thought-provoking topics:

1.Bridging real and virtual trials: How can we maximize complementary evaluation of medical product?
2. How does the intersection of simulation and basic science impact our understanding of metabolism, treatment, and disease progression?
3.  Democratizing virtual trials: How can barriers to accessibility and widespread implementation be overcome?
4.What strategies can be employed to generate digital patient representations and enhance diversity in virtual clinical trials?

A Fusion of Research and Clinical Expertise:
VITM24 isn’t just a conference; it’s a dynamic convergence of research and clinical excellence. Explore the latest research findings, methodologies, and innovations in the realm of medical imaging and therapy. But also discover practical applications, experiences, and insights related to healthcare, medical practices, and clinical trials during clinical sessions.

Partial Scholarships

We are thrilled to announce an incredible opportunity for all aspiring minds in the realm of virtual imaging trials. As part of our commitment to fostering academic growth and collaboration, we are offering partial scholarships for trainees to attend and participate in the VITM conference!

All trainees (eg. graduate students, PhD students, postdoctoral researchers) are eligible to apply for the partial scholarships. Whether you are presenting your research, actively participating in discussions, or simply seeking to expand your horizons, we encourage you to take advantage of this chance to further your academic journey. But be aware, preference will be given to individuals who submit an abstract for presentation along with their scholarship application.

To apply for the partial scholarship, please complete the designated application form on the conference website (Logistics and Registration). For your application, we kindly request a concise motivation statement of approximately 50 words, co-signed by your advisor, outlining your interest in attending the conference and how it aligns with your academic goals.

By attending the VITM conference, you will have the opportunity to:

– Present your research findings to a diverse and engaged audience.
– Engage in discussions with leading experts and fellow researchers.
– Attend enlightening workshops and sessions tailored to your interests.
– Expand your professional network and forge valuable connections.
– Immerse yourself in the latest advancements and trends in virtual imaging.

We believe that investing in the education and development of trainees is crucial for the advancement of our field. We look forward to receiving your scholarship applications and to welcoming you to what promises to be an enriching and transformative event.

Important Dates:
Scholarship Submission Deadline: Jan 3rd, 2024

Invited Speakers

We are excited to announce the invited speakers for the VITM conference.