MPEC Programme 2019

We are pleased to announce our draft programme for MPEC 2019. Please note this is subject to change and speakers may be unable to attend.

The full programme is available to download here. 

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

The role of Science and Engineering in shaping the future of Healthcare

Monday 23rd September 2019

DAY 1 (23rd Sept)

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

09.00 – 09.15

 

Welcome from

Professor Mark Tooley FREng, IPEM President 

09.15 – 10.15

 

Session Chair : Professor Mark Tooley FREng

Keynote session: Healthcare Science Strategy

A UK wide perspective. 

10.15 – 10.45

 

Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Hall

10.45 – 11.45

Session Chair : Dr Robert Farley

Being an effective ally: how medical physicists and clinical engineers can support LGBTQ+ and people from other minority groups?

Session Chair : Dr Robert Chuter

Environmental sustainability workshop

Brian Wagenbach
Science Council Update

11.45 – 12.45

IPEM AGM

12.45 – 13.30

 

Lunch 

13.30 – 13.45

Session Chair: Professor Stephen O’Connor

Prizes and awards

13.45 – 14.15

Plenary Lecture 

Vivienne Parry, OBE

14.15 – 15.15

Session Chair : Dr Robert Farley

Being an effective ally: how medical physicists and clinical engineers can support LGBTQ+ and people from other minority groups?

Session Chair : Dr Robert Chuter

Environmental sustainability workshop 

 

Brian Wagenbach
Science Council Update

15.15 – 15.45

 

Tea/Coffee

15.45 – 16.45

Medical Physics
professional session

16:45 – 17:00

IPEM International Professional Scholarship Award Launch

Dan Clark, IPEM Vice President International  

17.00 – 18.00

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of MEP

Tuesday 24th September 2019

 

DAY 2 (24th Sept)

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

09.00 – 09.30

 

In search of Edith Stoney

Francis Duck

British Society for the History of Radiology

 

09.30 – 10.30

 

Journal Prize Winners

10.30 – 11.00

 

Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Hall

11.00 – 12:30

Collaborative working

Quality accreditation and Quality Improvement

 

Magnetic Resonance in Radiotherapy

 

12.30 - 13.30

 

Lunch in Exhibition Hall

 

13:30 – 15:00

Industry Session

Service Improvement

Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy

 

15.00 – 15.30

 

Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Hall

15.30 - 17.00

Industry Session 2

Machine Learning

Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy

 

 

   Wednesday 25th September 2019  

DAY 3 (25th Sept)

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

 

09.00 – 09.30

 

Delivering the Long Term Plan and the People Plan through our Healthcare Science Strategy

Angela Douglas

Deputy CSO NHS England 

 

 

09.30 – 10.30

Imaging session

 

Physiological Measurement

Protons

 

 

10.30 – 11.00

 

Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Hall

 

11.00 – 12.30

Imaging / Non Ionising

Physiological Measurement / Engineering

 

Dosimetry

 

12.30 - 13.30

 

Lunch in Exhibition Hall

 

 

Trainees/Early Career Scientists

Future Workforce Development

 

Treatment Planning

 

15.00 – 15.30

 

Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Hall

 

15.30 – 16.10

Future Workforce Challenges in Response to the Long Term Plan

Berne Ferry

National School of Healthcare Science

 

  

Poster Presentations:  24th – 25th September 

 

 

Poster Number

Poster Title

1

X-ray Anthropomorphic Phantom Construction and Evaluation for Use in IQ Assessments and Clinical Routine Procedures

Shaiyra Shaikh, University of London

 

2

The unequal global distribution of medical physics workforce and the role of the ICTP College on Medical Physics (CMP) for professional development in LMI countries

Slavik Tabakov, IUPESM

 

3

Investigation and correction of a source of systematic bias in expected dose calculation for diode in-vivo dosimetry

Barry Park, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

4

Commissioning of a Varian Six Degrees of Freedom Couch using the Standard Imaging HexaCheck-MIMI Phantom.

Nikolaos Margellos, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

5

Assessment of image quality vs dose for high quality and low dose MV imaging modes on a TrueBeam linear accelerator

Sreelish Kariyarambath, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

 

6

Dosimetric validation of the Sun Nuclear DoseCHECK secondary dose calculation system and comparison of preconfigured and custom beam models.

Callum Hartley, Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

 

7

Quantifying the Perceptual Impact of Iterative Reconstruction in the context of CT Scan Dose Assessment

Luke Bird, The James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

 

8

Development of a Cough Monitoring System

Ross Stephens, Poole Hospital Foundation Trust

 

9

Design of a modified connector for an automated insulin delivery system

Charles Greensitt, Addenbrooke’s Hospital

 

10

The effect of a change in breathing patterns on the target dose during lung VMAT SBRT delivery

Yassir Almutairi, University College Dublin

 

11

Acoustically characterising materials for use in a transcranial ultrasound

Eilidh Avison, NHS Highland

 

 

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