IEEE International Ultrasonics Symposium (IUS 2021) will be held as a Virtual Symposium between 11-16 September 2021. Initially, IUS 2021 was intended to be held in Xi’an, China but the COVID-19 pandemic necessitated the move to a virtual conference.
The IUS 2021 preliminary technical program is now available on the conference website. There are 1170 papers scheduled (271 oral presentations and 899 poster presentations). oral and poster sessions will run Monday, 13 September through Thursday, 16 September with up to five parallel tracks each day. Pre-recorded video presentations will be available to the conference attendees for asynchronous viewing. There will be additional interaction options for presenters and the attendees via virtual networking and discussion rooms (Gather.town platform).
IUS 2021 Plenary Speaker is Dr. Katherine W. Ferrara, Professor of Radiology at Stanford University, School of Medicine. There are 29 invited speakers including three clinical talks and two special sessions. There are 15 short courses are scheduled for the first two days of the conference from 11-12 September. Additional events include Student Paper Competition, two industry panels (“Industry Leadership” and “From University Lab to Industry Mass Production”), Women in Engineering event “She (Click to show email)”, a mentorship social mixer, and several student-oriented activities (“Student Social”, “Student-Professional Networking”, “Student Pitch Competition”, and “Meet the UFFC-S Student Reps”).