Invited speakers

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Day 1

09:00 - 09:30 Morning Registration
09:30 - 10:00 Introduction

Session 1: Software and Data Handling

10:00am Dr Ajay Limaye (Vizlab, ANU)

Drishti - Volume Exploration and Presentation Tool

10:30am Dr Mike Doube(RVC)

Dr Software, or: How I learned to stop wasting time and love the code

11:00 - 11:30 Tea break and Trade Exhibition

Session 2: Plant and Soil Science Applications

Prof Tiina Roose
(University of Southampton)
Multiscale image based mathematical modelling for food crop production
Dr Craig Sturrock
(University of Nottingham)
Imaging the Rhizosphere using X-ray Computed Tomography
Dr Nick Brereton
(Imperial College)
X-Ray CT Reveals Novel Biofuel Characteristic in a UK Biomass Crop: Seeing the Wood for the Trees

Session 3: Recent Advancements in Hardware and Design I

14:30am     Dr Graham Davis(Queen Mary UoL)
                    Quantitative microtomography; not everything is black and white
15:00pm     Dr Russell Garwood     (University of Manchester)
                    Possible future directions for micro-CT
15:30pm     Michael Hadland     (Nikon)


16:00 - 16:30 Tea break and Trade Exhibition

Session 4: Conservation, Cultural Heritage and Outreach

David Hughes
(Interactive Institute, Sweden)
Linking Science Discovery and Public Engagement through CT visualisation
Dr Lore Troalen
(National Museums Scotland)
X-ray computed tomography of 17th-Century Watch from the Wreck of the Swan: New perspectives for the study of underwater archaeological finds
Dr Daniel Antoine
(The British Museum)
Virtual autopsy: new ways of looking at life and death in Early Egypt
Panel Discussion


18:30 - 19:45 Drinks Reception, Poster and Image competition
19:45 - 22:30 Symposium Dinner (Central Hall)

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