2016 Fall Symposium
The Fall Symposium events will be held on Friday & Saturday, November 11-12, 2016 at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown in Columbus, OH (details at the end of the page).
(Additional hotel reservations available at: The Shearton Columbus Capitol Square
A Meet & Greet event will take place on Friday, November 11, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 pm, followed by a night-out event. The event will include Moderated Poster Sessions. Attendees, spouses, and exhibitors are all welcome at the reception, as it is primarily a social event. The symposium will take place Saturday, November 12. Exhibitor setup will begin at 7:00 am, and the program of talks will run from 8:00 am to about 4:00 pm.
Learning objectives for attendees:
- To learn about current strategies and future directions pertaining to patient safety in radiation therapy
- To learn about career options and challenges facing new medical physics graduates
8 MPCEC credits have been applied for through CAMPEP, 5 SAMs credits have been applied for with the ABR.
We have been provisionally qualified as of 10/14/2016, with full qualification by the ABR expected before the SAM is taken for 1 SAM credit,
and qualified for 1 SAM credit. We are awaiting review on the remaining credits.
We ask that attendees register for these events in advance by
going to our Chapter website and paying through the PayPal
option so that we can produce a name badge for you as well as
monitor attendance. It will, however, be possible to register
on-site. The Saturday symposium will include a breakfast,
snacks, and lunch. All attendees must pay a one-time
registration fee, which covers both Meet & Greet and
Symposium. The fee schedule is as follows:
Vendor/Exhibitor Contract Forms (please download
Contract Form (PDF)
SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS for POSTER PRESENTATIONS
Our poster presentation format is a good way to “float” your publication ideas! Posters will be presented at the Friday night meet and greet per tradition and will be up for viewing during the Saturday program.
HURRY! We will accept abstracts until November 4, 2016 for anyone interested in presenting a poster. Anyone may submit abstracts for poster presentations. Those of you who interact with students, please forward this webiste and encourage students to submit. Even undergraduate students are welcome. PDFs of the documents should be sent to me at Nicholas.Sperling@utoledo.edu. Please also include a copy of your CV with your abstract for the purposes of CAMPEP credit.
There are rooms blocked at the DoubleTree Columbus Downtown for accommodations.
Contact the Hotel directly to make reservations by calling
(614) 228-4600 and be sure to tell them you are with the Ohio
River alley Chapter Block.
This hotel space has been fully booked, so we have made arrangements with another hotel for some additional rooms. They are under a group rate for the "Ohio River Valley of AAPM" at the The Shearton Columbus Capitol Square, and you will need to call, or visit the site (https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/ORVC2016), to make a reservation before 5pm Friday October 21.
75 East State Street, Columbus, OH, 43215
|Wei Luo, Ph.D.||Nicholas Sperling, Ph.D.||David Pearson, Ph.D.|
Meet & Greet: A Meet & Greet and moderated poster session event will take place on Friday, November 11, 2016, from 5:00-8:00 pm. Drinks and hors d''oeuvres will be provided. Attendees, spouses, and exhibitors are all welcome at the reception, as it is primarily a social event.
DoubleTree by Hilton Columbus Downtown
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Columbus Downtown
50 S Front St
Columbus, Ohio, 43215-4145
This hotel space has been fully booked, so we have made arrangements with another hotel for some additional rooms. They are under a group rate for the "Ohio River Valley of AAPM" at the Sheraton Columbus at Capitol Square, and you will need to call, or visit the site (https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/ORVC2016), to make a reservation, and the rate is only available until 5pm Friday October 21.
75 East State Street, Columbus, OH, 43215
Group Code: AAPM Ohio River Valley Meeting
Room Rate: $204 for Friday Night
SATURDAY, November 12, 2016, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM — SYMPOSIUM