The Manipal Medical Imaging Conference (MMICON) 2022 was organized by the Department of Medical Imaging with the theme of “Artificial intelligence and recent trends in Medical Imaging” on 5th September 2022 at Sharadha hall, MCHP, Manipal. The conference aimed at providing insights into the Role of artificial intelligence and Recent advancements in Medical Imaging Technology. Over 250 delegates had registered for the conference from various colleges across India. It was supported by funding from Wipro GE Health care. The conference started with an Inauguration ceremony chaired by the honorable chief guest Dr. M Venkatraya Prabhu (Pro Vice Chancellor- Health Sciences, MAHE, Manipal), Dr. G Arun Maiya, (Dean, MCHP, MAHE, Manipal), Dr. Prakashini K (Professor & Head, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, KMC, MAHE, Manipal), Dr. Rajagopal K V (Professor, Department of Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, KMC, MAHE, Manipal), Dr. B. Reshmi (Associate Dean, MCHP, MAHE, Manipal), Dr. Venkataraja Aithal U (Associate Dean, MCHP, MAHE, Manipal) and Dr. Saikiran P ( Incharge-head & Associate Professor, Department of Medical Imaging Technology, MCHP, MAHE, Manipal)
The Inauguration ceremony started with an invocation song. Our beloved Dean Dr. Arun G Maiya delivered a welcome address followed by lamp lighting ceremony. Dr. Saikiran, Incharge- head delivered the overview of the program. Our honorable chief guest Dr. M Venkatraya Prabhu (Pro Vice Chancellor- Health Sciences) addressed the gathering with his motivational words. Vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Suresh Sukumar (Associate Professor- Senior scale, MCHP).
The eminent guest speakers from Radiodiagnosis and Imaging, Medical Physics, Multinational companies, and Engineering backgrounds provided insights into the latest achievements, technologies, and breakthroughs in Medical Imaging. The Oral and Poster presentations were conducted for the students and the first three oral and poster winners were awarded prizes. The alumni meeting had been conducted and chaired by Dr. B. Reshmi (Associate Dean), Dr. Shovan Saha (Institutional Alumni Chair Person) and Dr. Saikiran P (Incharge-head). The conference ended with valedictory function. The conference received a good feedback from the participants and have expressed interest to attend similar conference once again in the future