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Keynote Speakers

Keynote Speaker I


Prof. Bártfai György
University of Szeged, Hungary

Studies:
1995 Acquisition of the title Dr. med. habil
1974 Specialization in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Academic qualifications:
1999 Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Science
1984 Ph.D. Degree
Professional assignments:
2014- Emeritus Professor
2000-2014 Professor
Professional memberships and awards:
2008- Head of the working group of the “Reproductive Health” at the Secretariat of the South-Hungarian Regional Committee of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
2008- Honorary member of the Society of the Serbian Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
2008- Honorary member of the Society of the Romanian Obstetricians & Gynaecologists
2010- European Society of Contraception, member of the Board of Directors
2012- President of the ESC Internal Scientific Committee
2013 Doctor Honoris Causa, Arad University
2013 Batthyány-Strattmann Award by the Ministry of Education and Heath, Hungary
Other activities:
President of the Egon and Ann Diczfalusy Foundation (at present)
World Health Organisation (WHO) obligations:
Temporary Advisor and Principal Investigator in the following multicentre studies:
Multicenter IUD trials
Cardiovascular diseases & hormonal contraception
Emergency postcoital contraception
Vaginal Ring study B300
Pericoital contraception with Levenorgestrel

Keynote Speaker II


Prof. Wiro Niessen
Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Wiro Niessen is full professor in Biomedical Image Analysis at Erasmus MC, Rotterdam where he leads the Biomedical Imaging Group Rotterdam (www.bigr.nl) and at Delft University of Technology. His interest is in the development, validation and implementation of quantitative image analysis methods in clinical practice and biomedical research, in linking imaging and genetics data, radio(geno)mics, and image guided interventions. Focus areas are improved diagnosis and prognosis of neurodegenerative and cardiovascular disease, and treatment guidance in oncology, by developing and using advanced medical image analysis and machine learning methods. He has published over 250 journal articles in these areas. He is member of the Netherlands Royal Academy of Arts & Sciences, fellow and president of the Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Interventions Society (MICCAI), director of the Biomedical Image Analysis Platform of the European Institute of Biomedical Imaging Research (EIBIR), and member of the International Society of Strategic Studies in Radiology (IS3R). In 2012 he founded the spin-off company Quantib, which develops methods to automatically extract relevant information from medical imaging data, and he is currently Chief Scientific Officer of Quantib.

Plenary Speaker I


Assoc. Prof. István Vassányi
University of Pannonia, Hungary

István Vassányi received the MSc degree in Electrical Engineering in 1993, and the PhD degree in computer science in 2000, from the Technical University of Budapest, Hungary. Specialized in medical informatics, data modeling, ontologies, electronic health records, data mining and analysis, medical expert systems, nutrition counseling, he has been the leader for several national and European research projects, and has published extensively, in the field of medical informatics. His pas projects include an ontology based data store of stroke patients federated from European stroke clinics, intelligent home monitoring systems, automated and personalized dietary menu generation, a lifestyle log based assessment and counseling expert system, nationwide analysis of the healthcare reimbursement databases to characterize regional and temporal care patterns, basic research for the prediction of blood glucose levels and for the identification of stress based on the lifestyle log, and several other topics in the healthcare domain.