Ion Beam Therapy: Clinical, Scientific and Technical Challenges

from Monday, January 18, 2016 (10:15 AM) to Wednesday, January 20, 2016 (2:00 PM)
Postgraduate Centre, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (Lecture Theatre)

        : Sessions
    /     : Talks
        : Breaks
Jan 18, 2016
Jan 19, 2016
Jan 20, 2016
AM
10:15 AM Registration and coffee   (Lecture Theatre)
11:00 AM
Introduction to ion beam therapy (until 1:00 PM) (Lecture Theatre)
11:00 AM Welcome - Stuart Green (University Hospital Birmingham)   (Lecture Theatre)
11:15 AM Aims - Rob Edgecock (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB))   (Lecture Theatre)
11:30 AM Clinical case for ions - Reinhard Schulte   (Lecture Theatre)
12:00 PM Dose calculations for He beam radiotherapy - Hermann Fuchs (Medical University of Vienna)   (Lecture Theatre)
12:30 PM Discussion   (Lecture Theatre)
8:30 AM --- Coffee and pastries ---
9:00 AM
New accelerator designs (until 10:30 AM) (Lecture Theatre)
9:00 AM Linear accelerator options - Alberto Degiovanni (CERN)   (Lecture Theatre)
9:20 AM Hitachi particle therapy solutions - Dr. Akiyama   (Lecture Theatre)
9:40 AM IBA developments for ion beam therapy - Jarno Van de Walle   (Lecture Theatre)
10:00 AM FFAG options - Carol Johnstone (Fermilab)   (Lecture Theatre)
10:20 AM Discussion   (Lecture Theatre)
10:30 AM --- Coffee ---
11:00 AM
Gantry designs (until 1:00 PM) (Lecture Theatre)
11:00 AM Clinical comparison between fixed beam lines and gantries - Alexandra Jensen   (Lecture Theatre)
11:25 AM ULICE gantry - Marco Pullia (Fondazione CNAO (IT))   (Lecture Theatre)
11:45 AM NIRS superconducting gantry - Yoshiyuki Iwata   (Lecture Theatre)
12:05 PM Large momentum acceptance superconductiong and permanent magnet FFAG gantry for carbon/proton cancer therapy - Dejan Trbojevic (Brookhaven National Laboratory)   (Lecture Theatre)
12:25 PM Gantries for pCT - Hywel Owen (University of Manchester)   (Lecture Theatre)
12:45 PM Discussion   (Lecture Theatre)
8:30 AM --- Coffee and pastries ---
9:00 AM STFC accelerator capabilities - Grahame Blair   (Lecture Theatre)
9:30 AM
Imaging (until 10:30 AM) (Lecture Theatre)
9:30 AM Silicon tracking detectors for hadron beam monitoring and imaging - Philip Patrick Allport (University of Birmingham (UK))   (Lecture Theatre)
9:50 AM MRI guided radiotherapy - Bernt Nordin   (Lecture Theatre)
10:10 AM Dosimetry - Hugo Palmans   (Lecture Theatre)
10:30 AM --- Coffee ---
11:00 AM
Imaging (until 11:30 AM) (Lecture Theatre)
11:00 AM Treatment planning - Erik Traneus   (Lecture Theatre)
11:30 AM
Round table - Stuart Green (University Hospital Birmingham) (until 12:30 PM) (Lecture Theatre)
PM
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Experience from existing ion facilities (until 3:30 PM) (Lecture Theatre)
2:00 PM Imaging with protons - Reinhard Schulte   (Lecture Theatre)
2:30 PM Technology challenges and requirements of ion beam accelerators - Carol Johnstone (Fermilab)   (Lecture Theatre)
3:00 PM Heidelberg Ion Beam Therapy centre - Alexandra Jensen   (Lecture Theatre)
3:30 PM --- Coffee ---
3:45 PM
Experience from existing ion facilities (until 4:15 PM) (Lecture Theatre)
3:45 PM Centro Nazionale di Adroterapia Oncologica, Pavia - Roberto Orecchia   (Lecture Theatre)
4:15 PM
New accelerator designs (until 5:15 PM) (Lecture Theatre)
4:15 PM OpenMed CERN - Roger Barlow (University of Huddersfield (GB))   (Lecture Theatre)
4:35 PM Mitsubishi Electric ion beam accelerator activities - Sashi Harada   (Lecture Theatre)
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---
2:00 PM
Round table - Hisham Mehanna (until 3:00 PM) (Lecture Theatre)
3:00 PM
New accelerator designs (until 3:30 PM) (Lecture Theatre)
3:00 PM Consideration of heavy ions at MDAnderson - Radhe Mohan   (Lecture Theatre)
3:30 PM --- Coffee ---
4:00 PM
Imaging (until 5:30 PM) (Lecture Theatre)
4:00 PM Radiobiology aspects of ion therapy - Anne-Catherine Heuskin   (Lecture Theatre)
4:30 PM Clinical requirements - Paul Sanghera   (Lecture Theatre)
5:00 PM Complete control of respiratory motion - Mike Parkes   (Lecture Theatre)
12:30 PM
Conclusions (until 1:00 PM) (Lecture Theatre)
1:00 PM --- Lunch ---