FreeSurfer Tutorial & Workshop

September 14th-15th, 2022  – VIRTUAL LIVE course 

 

Course Content 

The FreeSurfer Development team is hosting a two-day virtual course covering the basics of using FreeSurfer, including how to process subjects through the FreeSurfer pipeline, how to inspect processed data for accuracy, how to intervene if results are inaccurate, and how to conduct various analyses including group analysis, ROI analysis, and longitudinal analysis. The course will consist of two full days of lectures and tutorials. A tentative schedule of the material to be presented can be found on our course website 

 

“Venue” 

Lectures & virtual meetings will be hosted on gather.town while tutorials will be accessible via Virtual Machine (VM).  

 

Technical Requirements 

Prior to the course, attendees will be provided with instructions on how to download & install the VM software package and course data necessary to participate in the course. These downloads require 64GB of free storage space on your computer or an external hard drive. The computer also needs to have a minimum of 16GB of RAM (total) to function properly while working with the course data during tutorials.  There are additional technical requirements listed here which must be checked prior to registering for the course. The VM may not work on all computers (including the newer Mac laptops). You will be required to verify your computer can properly host the course software by Sept 7th in order to stay enrolled in the course. If your computer cannot run the course materials, your course registration will be cancelled and a full refund issued to you. See the payment section below and on our website for more details on cancellations and refunds.

 A strong internet connection is a must for the best workshop experience. 

 

Registration Process
Before registering, please review the details of the course at the link provided above.  

Fill out a separate registration form for every member of your team that will be attending. Add a note in the “Additional Comments” box on the registration form naming any colleagues/lab members who are attending with you

 

The registration limit for Freesurfer 2022 has been reached.  Please email freesurferlab@gmail.com to be added to the waitlist, which is on a first come first served basis.

 

Questions? 

If you have any questions about the course material or technical requirements, contact the course organizers at fscourse@nmr.mgh.harvard.edu. If you have questions about the payment process or registration form, contact the Martinos Center Education Coordinator, Stacey Ladieu (sladieu@mgh.harvard.edu).