October 7th, 2011: Training data set available. March 31st, 2012 Extended to April 7th, 2012: Contestants are encouraged to submit a paper about their method to ICPR 2012 conference. April 27th, 2012 Extended to July 15th, 2012: Participants submit an abstract (1 page) of their method. August 1st, 2012: Evaluation data set available. September 10th, 2012: Deadline for participants to send their results. November 11th, 2012: Mitosis detection contest meeting will take place during ICPR 2012 in Tsukuba, Japan. Contestants will make a short presentation (5 minutes) of their method and results.