Biennial Radiotherapy Meeting

 

This year's MPEC includes the very popular Biennial Radiotherapy Meeting which will provide a comprehensive scientific programme covering the most recent advances in the field, including some excellent invited presentations as well as proffered presentations and posters on a range of radiotherapy topics.  

This biennial meeting of the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) will provide the ideal forum for sharing and disseminating knowledge by bringing together physical science and clinical professionals working in academia, healthcare services and industry. 


Wednesday 19th September 2018

 

 

09.00 – 10.30

Welcome and introduction

Opening Session

IOMP International Project “History of Medical Physics” – First Results
Slavik Tabakov, King's College London

10.30 – 11.00

Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Hall

11.00 – 12.30

Brachytherapy Protons, High Energy Electrons and MRI

11.00 – 11.30

Invited Speaker

11.30 – 11.45

The CoBra Project to Develop an MRI-Guided Robotic Biopsy and Brachytherapy System Antony Palmer, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

11.45 – 12.00

An IPEM affiliated audit of the use of MRI for external beam radiotherapy treatment planning in 2018
Richard Speight, Leeds Cancer Centre

12.00 – 12.15

Indirect MRI Planning for prostate external beam radiotherapy without the use of implanted fiducials
Isabel Palmer, King's College London

12.15 – 12.30

TBC

12.30 - 13.30

Lunch in Exhibition Hall

13.30 - 15.00

Radiotherapy Quality Assurance

13.30 – 14.00

Invited speaker

14.00 – 14.15

Commissioning and Testing the Performance of the PTW 1500 MR Array in the Magnetic Field of the MR Linac
Rukaiya Ali, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

14.15 – 14.30

Design and implementation of a phantom for quick and comprehensive quality control of 4DCT scanning for Radiotherapy planning
Pooja Gohil, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

14.30 – 14.45

On the use of the 1D and 2D dosimetric leaf gap for machine specific MLC QC Jose Eduardo ViIllarreal Barajas, Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

14.45 – 15.00

The development and dosimetric characterisation of an in-house method for Fricke gel dosimetry Jackie Poxon, Barts Health NHS Trust, London

15.00 – 15.30

Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Hall

15.30 – 17.00

Automated planning & RT planning comparisons I

15.30 – 16.00

Invited Speaker

16.00 – 16.15

Building and validation of RapidPlan models for use in PIVOTALBOOST clinical trial
Nikki Laverick, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow

16.15 – 16.30

Improved organ at risk dose prediction model for head and neck VMAT
Tom Marchant, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

16.30 – 16.45

Auto-contouring for breast patients with Mirada
Robert Chuter, The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester

 

16.45 – 17.15

Journal Prize Winners and Awards

 

Thursday 20th September 2018

 

 

09.00 – 09.30

70 years of Scientific Collaboration

09.30 – 10.30

Automated Planning & RT Planning Comparisons II

09.30 – 09.45

Invited Speaker

09.45 – 10.00

A planning comparison of HyperArc and conventional coplanar VMAT techniques for the treatment of scalp lesions
Nikki Laverick, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre

10.00 – 10.15

Dose De-Escalation for Oropharyngeal Cancer: A Treatment Planning Feasibility Study
Ronan Valentine, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre, Glasgow

10.15 – 10.30

Development and utilisation of a new software for lung cancer patients treated with Stereotactive Ablative Radiotherapy
Theodoros Christodoulou, University of Glasgow

10.30 – 11.00

Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Hall

11.00 – 12.30

IGRT & Movement Management

11.00 – 11.30

Invited Speaker

11.30 – 11.45

Varian 4D CBCT initial analysis
Kathleen Roxby, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11.45 – 12.00

A respiratory motion management strategy for both abdominal and thoracic VMAT radiotherapy
Mark Bray-Parry, The London Clinic

12.00 – 12.15

Assessment of the need for a change in imaging practice to achieve the margins in the PLATO trial
Ruth McLauchlan, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, London

12.15 – 12.30

TBC

12.30 - 13.30

Lunch in Exhibition Hall

13.30 - 15.00

Future Procurement and Service Models in the NHS

 

Session details tbc

15.00 – 15.30

Tea/Coffee in Exhibition Hall

15.30 – 17.00

Future of Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering (speaker and panel)

 

Session details tbc

 

 


 

 


 

 

 

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