As it happened with VipIMAGE2009, in the scope of which were organized 5 thematic sessions, and VipIMAGE2011 that had 6 thematic sessions, VipIMAGE2013 has opened a call for thematic sessions.

The organizers of the selected thematic sessions will be included in the conference scientific committee and will have a reduced registration fee. Additionally, they will be responsible for the dissemination of their thematic session, may invite expertise researches to have invited keynotes during their session and will participate in the review process of the submitted contributions.

Proposal for Thematic Sessions should be submitted by email to the conference co-chairs (, .


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Imaging of Biological Flows: trends and challenges


Alberto Gambaruto, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal
Mónica S. N. Oliveira, University of Strathclyde, UK
Rui Lima, Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Portugal

Trabecular Bone Characterization: New trends and challenges


Angel Alberich-Bayarri, Grupo Hospitalario Quirón S.A., Spain
Waldir L. Roque, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Fábio Baruffaldi, Rizzoli Ortopaedic Institut, Italy
Zbislaw Tabor, Cracow University of Technology, Poland

Computational Vision and Image Processing applied to Dental Medicine


André Correia, Universidade do Porto, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Portugal
J.C. Reis Campos, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Mário Vaz, Universidade do Porto, Portugal