Forthcoming Conferences

Below is a list of forthcoming Conferences organised by IPEM. You can find more information and a link to online booking underneath each short description. New events will be added as details are confirmed.

Download a copy of our 2020 year planner here.
If you would like a full size copy posting to you, email the IPEM Conference Team

Download our terms & conditions of booking here

For any queries, email the Conference Team or tel: 01904 550598. 




March 2020





MPE Update 2020

Date: 10 Mar 2020

Location: Austin Court, Birmingham

Aimed at existing Medical Physics Experts in all fields, and aspiring MPEs and other radiation physics staff, the MPE Update meeting provides the opportunity to find out about how the latest changes/proposals will affect you. THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

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Fully Booked MR Safety Expert - Two Day Course

Date: 24 Mar 2020

Location: Great Northern Hotel, Peterborough

This course provides a comprehensive, up-to-date, overview of the engineering, scientific and administrative aspects of MR safety. This event is now fully booked.

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Emerging Technologies and Novel Design in Wheelchairs and Specialist Seating

Date: 31 Mar 2020

Location: York

Professionals within the field of rehabilitation engineering are required to design and manufacture bespoke medical devices in order to suit specific user needs. Therefore, it is highly beneficial to be aware of the latest technologies available in order to innovate and develop methods of achieving this goal. Additionally, knowledge of design methodologies such as user centred design and co-production can improve efficiency by ensuring that bespoke items meet the client’s needs in terms of clinical, functional and personal specification. Registration Deadline: 17/03/2020

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April 2020





Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy

Date: 22 Apr 2020

Location: Manchester

In anticipation of the tariff system changing, and that many radiotherapy providers will be considering offering SABR routinely, this meeting is intended to share best practice for starting and maintaining a stereotactic radiotherapy service, including stereotactic radiosurgery. It is intended that invited speakers will give a clinical perspective, and also address the issues around changing the tariff system. Registration Deadline: 08/04/2020

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June 2020





Introduction to PET 2020

Date: 09 Jun 2020

Location: Manchester

An introduction to PET Physics, including the physical principles underpinning PET, quality control of PET scanners, common imaging procedures and radiation protection. Registration Deadline: 26/05/2020

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RPA Update 2020

Date: 24 Jun 2020

Location: Harrogate

The RPA update meeting is IPEM's main meeting of the year for those working in Radiation Protection in the Healthcare sector. Abstract Submission Deadline : 25/03/2020 Registration Deadline: 10/06/2020

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RWA Update 2020

Date: 25 Jun 2020

Location: Harrogate

This meeting will focus on ensuring the most up to date regulatory compliance, best practice, and learning from experiences of others dealing with radioactive waste. Abstract Submission Deadline : 25/03/2020 Registration Deadline: 10/06/2020

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July 2020





Equipment Procurement

Date: 07 Jul 2020

Location: Manchester

This meeting will bring together stakeholders from a range of disciplines to learn from each other about the procurement process and the important role that different individuals have to play. This will also hopefully include proffered papers describing real life procurement success stories and opportunities to learn from other’s mistakes. This meeting may also be of particular interest to aspiring MPEs hoping to become involved in equipment procurement in the future. Abstract Submission Deadline:07/04/2020 Registration Deadline: 23/06/2020

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Risk and Quality Management Processes

Date: 16 Jul 2020

Location: York

Abstract Submission Deadline:16/04/2020 Registration Deadline: 02/07/2020

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