ISMRM Workshop Series • 14-17 MARCH 2018

ISMRM Workshop on
Machine Learning
Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA, USA

Call for Abstracts & Trainee Stipend Applications

Prospective participants are invited to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations at this workshop, and participants who qualify (see below) may apply for stipends. Carefully review the following information before submitting.

Submission Deadline: 12 January 2018 @ 23:59 EST


Abstract Formatting Details:

Abstracts are limited to one page in length (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm / 8.5"x11"), including all images, tables, graphs and references. Font size should be no smaller than 8 pt.

SUGGESTED FORMAT: The abstract should be formatted in one column, containing all of the following sections that answer the questions below:

  • Abstract title
  • Author list
  • Target audience: "Who will benefit from this information?"
  • Purpose: "Why was this study/research performed?"
  • Methods: "How has this problem been studied?"
  • Results: "Principal data and statistical analysis"
  • Discussion: "What is the interpretation of the data?"
  • Conclusion: "What is the relevance to clinical practice or future research?"
  • References: (optional)
Trainee Stipend Application Details:

The workshop organizers welcome applications for trainee stipends. These trainee stipends, funded by the ISMRM Research & Education Fund, are intended to partially subsidize the attendance of clinical trainees (including residents and fellows) within 7 years of obtaining an M.D. or equivalent degree, pre- and post-doctoral fellows within 5 years of obtaining a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, and junior research staff (technologists or research assistants) within 3 years of obtaining a higher degree. Priority will be given to applicants who are first authors on abstracts selected for presentation, but this is not a requirement.

Application Requirements

The applicant must be a Trainee Member of ISMRM. If you are not yet a Trainee Member, please click here to join the society. The deadline to become a member in order to apply for the Trainee Stipend is the same as the abstract submission deadline above.

Please have all stipend submission documents ready before proceeding with the following form, including:

  1. A signed letter from the applicant requesting support that includes a statement indicating how this workshop may benefit the applicant’s current or future research or training;
  2. The applicant's curriculum vitae; and
  3. A signed letter from the applicant’s supervisor confirming the applicant’s eligibility for a trainee stipend. The letter should also address financial need and whether requests for support are being made for more than one member of the same group.
Form Upload Confirmation:

Please upload your abstract/stipend application materials via the submission form on the following page. Once you have submitted the form, you will see a confirmation page similar to this example on the right (click to enlarge).

To be sure that your files uploaded properly, please check the parts of the confirmation page that look like the one noted with the red arrow in the example image. Your filename(s) should appear in these fields.

If this line reads "File Not Found," your file was not uploaded. If that happens, please contact the Education Department at

If you receive a form error after submitting the form, please fill out and submit the form a second time without uploading a file and email your abstract to

Upon successful upload of your file, you will see a confirmation page showing the details of your form submission. If you do not see this confirmation page, please contact the Education Department at to verify your submission.



The International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This workshop does not offer CME credits.