2015 Fall Symposium
The 2015 Fall Symposium events will be held on Friday & Saturday, November 13-14, at The Madison event Center in Covington, KY, just over the river from Cincinnati. A Meet & Greet event will take place on Friday, November 13, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 pm. This reception will include a complementary bar service with hors d'oeuvres. 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 14 and will include talks given by physicists and researchers in the field with the theme of the symposium being adaptive therapy and deformable image fusion. 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
6 MPCEC credits have been applied for through CAMPEP
The program for the symposium will consist of a keynote talk by Dr Kristy Brock-Leatherman, followed by addition 1-hour talks given by prominent physicist's and researchers. After that will come a short business meeting typically attended by only a handful of people.
Dr. Kristy Brock-Leatherman
University of Michigan, Michigan
|Saturday, November 14 — The Madison Event Center
Address: 700 Madison Ave, Covington, KY 41011
Phone: (859) 261-1117
|6:00 am to 7:00 am||Vendor Exhibit Setup|
|7:00 am to 7:50 am||Breakfast (Provided) / Vendor Exhibits|
|7:50 am to 8:00 am||Opening Remarks:
David Pearson, PhD.
President, Ohio River Valley Chapter
|8:00 am to 9:00 am||Keynote Lecturer:
Kristy Brock-Leatherman, Ph.D., University of Michigan
"Commissioning and Implementation of DIR in the Clinic."
|9:00 am to 9:30am||Coffee Break/Vendor Exhibits|
|9:30 am to 10:30 am||Anthony Waller, Varian Medical Systems
"Deformable image registration and adaptive dose calculation in the Varian environment"
|10:30 am to 10:45am||Coffee Break/Vendor Exhibits|
|10:45 am to 11:45 am||Martha Matuszak, PhD. University of Michigan
"Response Driven Adaptive Therapy for Lung Cancer"
|11:45am to 12:45pm||Kashina Rojano, Ph.D., University of Washington at St Louis
"Clinical implementation of online adaptive MR-guided radiotherapy"
|12:45 pm to 1:45 pm||Lunch/Vendor Presentations|
|12:45 pm to 1:00 pm||RS&A Presentation|
|1:00 pm to 1:15 pm||Standard Imaging Inc. Presentation|
|1:15 pm to 1:30 pm||MIM Software Inc. Presentation|
|1:305 pm to 1:45 pm||Sun Nuclear Presentation|
|1:45 pm to 2:00 pm||Break, Visit Other Vendors|
|2:00 pm to 3:00 pm||Brian Wang, Ph.D. University of Louisville
"Immobilization and Image Guidance for LINAC-based Intracranial SRS - From frame to frameless, to open face mask"
|3:00 pm to 3:15 pm||Coffee Break/Vendor Exhibits|
|3:15 pm to 4:15 pm||Suhkdeep Gill, MS
"A study of optimal PTV margins for patients receiving prostate IGRT based on daily CBCT dose calculations"
|4:30 pm to 5:00 pm||Chapter business meeting (any attendee welcome to come)|
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)
|David Pearson, Ph.D.||Nicholas Sperling, Ph.D.||Bryon M. Murray, M.S.|
For hotel registration, the discounted rate is
available for reservations received before October 13th,
2015, Please make use of the information below when
calling to reserve your room.
A room block has been reserved at the Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront (located in Covington) for November 13th. Rooms not reserved by October 13th, will be released. The room rate for this block is $119/night for a double occupancy.
Radisson Hotel Cincinnati Riverfront
668 West Fifth Street
Covington, Kentucky 41011
Group Code: Ohio River Valley Chapter
SATURDAY, November 14, 2015, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM — SYMPOSIUM