Message from the New MICCAI Society President

Friday, February 8, 2019

Dear MICCAI Society members,

It is my great pleasure and honor to start my three-year term as the President of the MICCAI Society. I thank the MICCAI Society Board electing me and for entrusting me with this important and meaningful task.

First of all, I would like to thank our Past President, Wiro Niessen, for his dedication to MICCAI in these past years. Wiro has spearheaded and undertaken numerous purposeful initiatives that have lead to the improvement, professionalization and growth of the MICCAI Society. His commitment of time and effort cannot be understated! Wiro has set very high standards for involvement and management, always with enthusiasm and care. I certainly look to it as an example to follow!

I also join Wiro in thanking Simon Duchesne and Li Shen for being active members of the MICCAI Board and for their very active involvement in the MICCAI conferences.

I also welcome Marleen de Bruijne, Caroline Essert, and Kevin Zhou as the new members the MICCAI Board for a tenure of four years. I look forward to work with you and will all the MICCAI Board members for the benefit of the MICCAI Society members.

I thank all the current members of the Board for they work and dedication, which is never taken for granted, as it is voluntary and with the best of your good will.

Thanks also to Johanne Lanford and to Janette Wallace for their support and for keeping the show running!

I pledge to work on behalf of the MICCAI Society and its members and look forward to working with you and for you.

We are always open to your comments and suggestions. Please feel free to contact me or any of the MICCAI Board members.

Best regards to all,

Leo Joskowicz