There were 9 Korean delegations (Min Suk Chung, Byung Seok Shin, Soo Mi Choi, Helen Hong, Woo Suk Tae, Sang Youn Kim, Jin Seo Park, Goo Joo Kwon, and Jinah Park) visited Germany this time. The workshop started in Heidelberg where Prof. Hans-Peter Meinzer gave us a warm welcome.



We visited DKFZ (the cancer research center) and observed various interesting on-going research. We also had an opportunity to listen to the talk by Dr. Frank Sauer from Siemens Corporate Research (Princeton) on Interventional Imaging.



We visited DKFZ (the cancer research center) and observed various interesting on-going research. We also had an opportunity to listen to the talk by Dr. Frank Sauer from Siemens Corporate Research (Princeton) on Interventional Imaging.



We visited the old castle at Heidelberg. It has a beautiful garden (and two huge barrels).



Prof. Meinzer gave us a private in-depth tour of the old city where he grew up.



We flew to Berlin for the technical part of the workshop on June 18. We had a chance to explore Berlin by completing BVG-Rallye on June 19.  The photo is taken in front of Brandenburg Gate. There was an informal get-together for all German and Korean participants in a Berlin beer garden, Luise, hosted by Prof. Tolxdorff., in the evening.



Prof. Park presented a talk titled “Introduction to Collaborative Development of an Open Framework for Medical Simulation” on June 20.



All participants were invited to the Dinner Cruise on the River Spree.
Many German participants were on aboard including
Prof. Hans-Peter Meinzer, Prof. Thomas Tolxdorff, Prof.  Hartmut Dickhaus,   Prof.  Til Aach,  Prof.  Karl-Hans Englmeier, Prof.  Herbert Witte, Prof. Heinz Handels, Dr. Thomas Lehmann Dr. Jeurgen Braun and his daughter Anja, Dr. Thorsten Schaaf, Dr. Markus Mohr, Dr. Egbert Gedat,  Dr. Michael Engelhorn, Ingmar Wegner, Dieter Klatt, Tobias Heimann, Yvonne Grueber, and more.



A statue on the River Spree represents ‘friendship’.



Dr. Sang Youn Kim gave a talk on “Real-time Haptic Simulation of Palpation in Laparoscopic Surgery” on June 21.



After the technical workshop, we were invited to a dinner by the Korean Embassy. The photo is taken with Dr. Kim Young Hee (Minister Korean Embassy) in front of the Korean restaurant.



We had an opportunity to visit Charite to observe a night experiment on MR Elastography.
Prof. Tolxdorff gave a brief tour of the campus.



Dr. Braun and Dieter gave us a good introduction to MRE.
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