Tentative Scientific Programme

The theme for AOCMP-AMPICON2017 is “Advances in Medical Physics: Shaping the future of Modern Healthcare”. All other relevant and related topics shall be covered in the scientific sessions.

 

Day 1: November 4th, 2017 (Saturday)

Time Programe
08.00AM-09.00AM Registration
Hall A (Main Hall) Hall B (JMA Hall) Hall C
09.00AM-10.00AM Inauguration
10.00AM-10.30AM High Tea and Inauguration of Trade Exhibitions
10.30AM-11.15AM Dr Ramaiah Naidu Oration
11.15-01.45PM Session I: Radiotherapy A
I1-I4
O1-O5
Session II: Nuclear Medicine
I1-I4
O1-O5
2 Symposium(1,2)
(60min+90min)
01.45PM-02.30PM Lunch Time and Poster Presentations
02.30PM-06.00PM Session III: Radiotherapy B
I1-I6
O1-O6
Session IV: Applications of Monte Carlo
I1-I6
O1-O6
2 Symposiums(3,4)
(120min+90min)
07.00PM onwards Cultural Programme
08.00PM onwards Dinner

 

Day 2: November 5th, 2017 (Sunday)

Time Programme
08.00AM-09.00AM CMPI Activity
Hall A (Main Hall) Hall B (JMA Hall) Hall C Hall D
09.00AM-10.30AM Session V : Radiotherapy C
I1-I2
O1-O4
Session VI: Modern Imaging
I1-I2
O1-O4
1 Symposium(5)
(90min)
Session VII : Radiotherapy D
I1-I2
O1-O4
10.30AM-11.00AM Tea Break and Poster Presentations
11.00AM-02.00PM Session VIII: Radiobiology and Radiobiological Modelling
I1-I5
O1-O5
Session IX: Radiotherapy E
I1-I5
O1-O5
3 Symposiums(6,7,8)
(60min *3)
Session X : Radiotherapy F
I1-I5
O1-O5
02.00PM-02.30PM Lunch Time and Poster Presentations
02.30PM-04.15PM Session XI: Radiotherapy G
I1-I3
O1-O3
Session XII: Radiation Oncology
I1-I3
O1-O3
2 Symposiums(9,10)
(45min+60min)
Session XIII : Radiotherapy H
I1-I3
O1-O3
04.15PM-04.30PM Tea break and poster presentations
04.30PM-06.00PM Session XIV: AMPI Best Paper
9 PAPERS
Session XV: Radiation Protection & Legislations
I1-I2
O1-O4
1 Symposium(11)
(90min)
Session XVI : Radiotherapy I
I1-I2
O1-O4
07.00PM onwards Banquet and Cultural Programme by AFOMP Countries

 

Day 3: November 6th, 2017 (Monday)

Time Programe
08.00AM-09.00AM Meet the Professor (1 Symposium)
Hall A(Main Hall) Hall B(JMA Hall) Hall C
09.00AM-10.30AM Session XVII : Nuclear Emergency preparedness
I1-I2
O1-O4
Session XVIII: Radiation Dosimetry
I1-I2
O1-O4
10.30AM-11.00AM Tea Break and Poster Presentations
11.00AM-01.30PM Session XIX: Particle therapy
I1-I4
O1-O5
Session XX: Radio-Diagnosis
I1-I4
O1-O5
01.30PM-02.30PM Lunch Time and Poster Presentations
02.30PM-04.30PM Session XXI: AOCMP Best Paper
12 PAPERS
(P1-P12)
Session XXII: Indigenous Technologies and Trade
T1-T6
Session XXIII: Medical Physics Quiz
04.30PM-06.30PM I1-I2
O1-O4
I1-I2
O1-O4
1 Symposium(12)
(90min)
06.00PM onwards AMPI GBM Session XIV: Newer Technologies
I1-I3
O1-O3
08.00PM onwards Dinner

 

Day 4: November 7th, 2017 (Tuesday, IDMP Celebration Day)

Time Programme
Hall A(Main Hall)
09.00AM-09.30AM IDMP Inauguration
9.30AM-10.45AM SESSION1:MEDICAL PHYSICS EDUCATION
09.30AM-10.00AM Medical Physics perspective :WORLD SCENARIO Dr. Slavik Tabakov
10.00AM-10.30AM Medical Physics perspective :INDIAN SCENARIO Dr. SD Sharma
10.30AM-10.45AM Medical Physics Status in the Middle East Countries Dr. Abdallah AL Hajj
10.45AM-11.15AM FLAGGING OFF of IDMP RALLY AND HIGH TEA
11.15AM-01.30PM SESSION2:FEMALE MEDICAL PHYSICIST: GLOBAL & REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE
11.15AM-11.30AM Pioneer Women Medical Physicists from MEFOMP Countries Dr. Huda Al Naemi
11.30AM-11.45AM Medical Physicists Certification Process and Examination in the Middle East Dr. Ibrahim Duhaini
12.00PM-01.30PM SESSION 3 :IOMP-IDMP PROGRAMME (LIVE TELECAST)
12.00PM-12.05PM Introductory talk on IDMP Dr. John Damilakis
12.05PM-12.20PM Medical Physics contributions to women’s health and radiation safety Dr. Hasin Anupama Azhari
12.20PM-12.35PM IOMP Women survey data Dr. Virginia Tsapaki
12.35PM-12.50PM MP Education, Profession and as a Career for women in Bangladesh: Problems and Perspective Dr. Towmin Zaman
12.50PM-01.05PM Women Medical Physicists. Current status in India Dr. Shobha Jayaprakash
01.05PM-01.20PM Women Medical Physicists. Current status in Australia Dr. Eva Bezak
01.20PM-01.30PM DISCUSSION
01.30PM-02.30PM Lunch
02.30PM-04.00PM SESSION 4: RADIATION PROTECTION AND IMAGING OF WOMEN PATIENTS
02.30PM-03.00PM Breast Imaging beyond X-ray mammography: Radiation risk & Protection Dr. Sangeeta Saxena
03.00PM-03.30PM Dose management of pregnant patients in Radiology Dr. John Damilakis
03.30PM-04.00PM Segmentation of Breast Masses using active contour modelling Dr. William Rae
04.00PM-05.00PM Valedictory Function and Award Distribution
05.00PM-05.30PM Dusk Relish

 

Mini Symposia/IOMP School

SNo Topic Presented By Symposium Co-ordinator
1 Latest CT Technologies in Japan

  1. Latest performance evaluation of X-ray CT
  2. Latest CT scanning technologies in Japan
Dr. Katsumi Tsujioka
Dr. Koichi Sugisawa
Dr. Katsumi Tsujioka
2 MDCT: Physics and Dosimetry

  1. Physics and basic technology of CT
  2. CT dosimetry
  3. Techniques for dose optimization in CT
Dr. Mahadevappa Mahesh
Dr. Ajai Srivastva
Dr. Roshan Livingstone
Prof. John Damilakis
3 Radionuclide Imaging

  1. Hybrid Imaging: Applications of PET-MRI in Neurodegenerative Disorders
  2. Importance of Quality Control in Nuclear Medicine
  3. Optimization of Radiation Safety and Exposures in Nuclear Medicine
  4. Role of Molecular Imaging in Oncology with special reference to radiation oncology
Dr Nand K Relan
Dr Subhash Kheruka
Dr Pankaj Tandon
Dr JK Bhagat
Dr. Nand K Relan
4 New Developments in Photon Brachytherapy

  1. Dosimetric Challenges of Photon Brachytherapy in Terms of Absorbed Dose to Water
  2. New Developments in Image based Gynaecological Brachytherapy
Prof G A Zakaria
Dr Hasin Anupama Azhari
Prof. G A Zakaria
5 New Aspects of Medical Physics in Radiation Oncology and Imaging Prof. G A Zakariya
6 The Evolving Posture Of Medical Physics As A Profession: Medical Physics 3.0 Dr Melissa Martin
7 Future of medical physics and interaction with other sciences Prof Kiyonari Inamura
8 Affordable therapy technologies Dr. Eric Ford
9 Radiobiophotonics Dr Rao Papineni
10 Normal Tissue Protection- A Firewall Dr Rao Papineni
11 Practical application of Moodle for e-learning courses in Medical Physics Dr Vassilka Tabakova
12 Physics of Medical Isotope Production Prof R Chary
13 Leadership and Entrepreneurship

  1. Preparing Medical Physicists for future leadership roles
  2. Leadership and Entrepreneurship: A Medical Physicist’s Perspective
Prof Carmel J. Caruana
Dr Arabinda K. Rath
Prof Carmel J. Caruana
14 Challenges of Advanced Quality Assurance in Radiotherapy: Treatment Planning and Delivery System

  1. Moving from gamma passing rates to patient DVH-based online plan verification
  2. Stereotactical treatment of liver tumors
Dr Andreas Block
Dr Wolfgang Baus
Prof. G A Zakariya
15 Radiation incidents and accidents in medicine

  1. Incidents and accidents in CT and Interventional Radiology
  2. Incidents and accidents in Nuclear Medicine
  3. Incidents and accidents in Radiotherapy
Dr. S. D. Sharma
Dr. D. Devakumar
Dr. G. A. Zakaria
Prof. John Damilakis

*The activity/programme which are common to all will be organised in main hall Hall A.
*Tea break/Lunch will be served at a common place.