To all users registered for the upcoming MRtrix3 workshop in Paris:

We look forward to welcoming you in Paris! We have put together what we hope will be an interesting and stimulating programme to demonstrate as much of the software as possible.

With less than 2 weeks to go, it’s time to go over some of the details of the event:

  • Time & place: Hotel Mercure Paris Porte de Versailles, starting at 9am on Friday 22 June, closing at 2pm on Sunday 24 June. We will be there to welcome you from 8:30am to ensure a prompt start.

  • Don’t forget that you will each be provided with a laptop, fully loaded with all the required software and lots of data. No need to bring your own laptop or data (although you are welcome to do so if you wish).

  • The Unix command-line tutorial has recently been updated. You are strongly encouraged to go through this carefully, it will really help you get the most of the workshop, and will ensure the sessions runs as smoothly as possible.

  • Please find an updated version of the programme below.

  • You will be given access to all the slides from the workshop in PDF format on the day.

  • Finally, we are proud to announce that QMenta are supporting our workshop, and will sponsor our Saturday Night social event! This should be a great opportunity to get to know each other, and for you to ‘pick our brains’ in a more informal, relaxed setting. See below for more information about QMenta.

See you all very soon, The MRtrix3 team

Updated programme

  • Friday 22 June
    • Introduction to MRtrix3 & mrview: basics
    • Basics of diffusion MRI data
    • dMRI preprocessing
    • lunch
    • Voxel-level modelling
    • Tractography
    • Visualisation and introduction to group data handling
  • Saturday 23 June
    • Quantitative tractography
    • Connectomics
    • Practical example of pipeline for group connectomics
    • lunch
    • dMRI Registration
    • Apparent fibre density
    • Q&A on AFD, QMenta presentation
  • Saturday 24 June:
    • Group-level fixel-based analysis
    • Statistics for FBA
    • Visualisation of FBA results
    • lunch


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