At this year´s 20th annual congress of the German Society of Computer and Robot-assisted Surgery (CURAC) Claire Chalopin, leader of the research area Intraoperative Multimodal Imaging, held a presentation on hyperspectral imaging for monitoring the patient’s condition and identifying anatomical structures in visceral surgery. She elaborated on the technical improvements to the laparoscopic hyperspectral camera and its clinical evaluation. In addition, she chaired a clinical session dedicated to abdominal surgery. Both she and Thomas Neumuth acted as program committees during this year’s event. Furthermore, Thomas Neumuth chaired a technical session dedicated on workflow software solutions for the OR.