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We are delighted to announce the first RISE MICCAI networking event held in conjunction with MICCAI 2021 on September 29, 19:00 - 20:00 UTC.

Event Program (September 29, UTC time)
19:00 - 19:15
Introduction of the RISE
19:15 - 20:00
Spatial chat and networking
What is the RISE about?

Researchers of under-represented origins (Latin America, South/South-east Asian, Africa, and Middle-East) who work in the field of Medical Image Computing and Computer-Aided Interventions (MICCAI) are barely represented in the community. For instance, the submission rate from those countries neared 4% in MICCAI 2020, where only 6 countries out of 103 had accepted papers in MICCAI 2020 —less than a 2% contribution to the accepted paper pool.

What are our goals?

The main objectives of RISE-MICCAI are to:

  • Propel inclusiveness and geographic diversity within MICCAI,
  • Strengthen the presence of minority researchers in Low-to-Middle Income Countries (LMIC) at MICCAI,
  • Empower MICCAI researcher in LMIC,
  • Pave the way for "future” research stars to rise in LMIC and under-represented communities, and
  • Build a strong research network within LMIC as well as across continents and different parties to help reduce global disparities in health and imaging.
Who can join us?

This application is NOT restricted to researchers in low-middle-income countries. We encourage and value diversity and inclusiveness in the MICCAI community. The RISE network welcomes new members, regardless of age, gender, identity, race, and ethnicity.

Join the RISE now!
  • become a member of the RISE network to Reinforce Inclusiveness & diverSity and Empower minority researchers in Low-Middle Income Countries (LMIC) by filling out this Google form.

We never rise alone, we always rise together!