Workshop: Choosing the right
tool for the job..
the advantages and disadvantages of different magnetic field strengths
for functional imaging.
DoubleTree Hotel and
Conference Center, St. Louis, Missouri
Thursday, January 25
6:30 p.m. -- 9:30 p.m.
Opening Reception and Dinner/Ballroom C and
It is important for all participants to attend
the dinner. Many of the participants have not met one another and
this preliminary social event helps "break the ice" and
facilitate the next day's discussions.
Friday, January 26
8:00 a.m. -- 8:30 a.m.
Continental breakfast available/Break Station
(outside meeting room--Conference Room H)
8:45 a.m. -- 9:00 a.m.
Opening comments from the organizers/Conference
9:00 a.m. -- 9:30 a.m.
Douglas Rothman, Yale University -- From Maxwell
to Mind: Remembering what the "M" in fMRI means.
9:35 a.m. -- 10:05 a.m
Peter van Zijl, Johns Hopkins University -- Whole
brain fMRI, spectroscopy and axonal mapping at 1.5T: Advantages
10:05 a.m. -- 10:20 a.m
10:20 a.m. -- 10:50 a.m.
Keith Thulborn, University of Illinois, Chicago
-- How many T in BOLD? Perhaps it's a Trick Question.
10:55 a.m. -- 11:25 a.m.
Ravi Menon, The University of Western Ontario --
Is 4T turning 40? Over the hill or still a thrill?
11:30 a.m. -- 12:00 a.m.
Kamil Ugurbil, University of Minnesota Medical
School -- Higher is better, in principal, or is it? The challenges
of working at 7T.
12:15 p.m. -- 1:15 p.m.
1:15 p.m. -- 4:00 p.m.
Please note: The afternoon discussion session
is the essence of the workshop. Participants should not plan their
departures earlier than 5:00 p.m. For planningpurposes, the St.
Louis airport is approximately 45 minutes from the hotel.