MPEC Programme 2019

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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