THROMBUS Plenary Annual Meeting - Year 1

THROMBUS Plenary Meeting at year 1 took place in Charleroi in Belgium on 12th-13th March 2012.

Thanks to Karim Zouaoui for having hosted us, it has been a successful meeting.

An overview of the first year: architecture of the project, new members, new collaborations and contacts, activity of the consortium and dissemination, deliverables and future Technical Review Meeting were presented by Guy Courbebaisse, coordinator of the network on Thursday 12th of March. Then, for each work package, main achievements during the first year and demonstrations of results were presented by work packages leaders and persons involved in the WP.

The morning of the second day has been devoted to discussions between work packages in order to improve tasks synchronization: modelling of the biology, numerical simulation, strategy of validation of the scientific approach, integration: collaborative online system, pipeline, human man interface, Image processing & medical database.

In the afternoon, the Steering Committee ended the meeting.

The meeting was very successful both from the scientific and social point of view. All the participants were hosted in the same hotel close to the meeting place, which facilitated interactions and informal discussions from breakfast to dinner.