Go to day
  • Monday, 4 September 2006
    • 08:30 - 09:50 Registration and Administrative Formalities
      Location: Main Building, Lobby
      • 08:30 Registration and Administrative Formalities 1h20'
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Opening
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:50 Opening 50'
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Medical image characteristics and quality factors (Reference: http://www.sprawls.org/resources/IMGCHAR)
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Radiation quantities and units (Reference: http://www.sprawls.org/resources/RADQU)
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Principles of radiation protection in diagnostic radiology - Part 1
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Principles of radiation protection in diagnostic radiology - Part 1 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI (University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark)
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Principles of radiation protection in diagnostic radiology - Part 2
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:10 Principles of radiation protection in diagnostic radiology - Part 2 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 16:00 - 16:50 Biological effect
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:00 Biological effect 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
  • Tuesday, 5 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Characteristics of X-radiation for imaging (Reference: http://www.sprawls.org/resources/RADCHAR)
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
    • 09:50 - 10:40 X-ray interactions with tissues and other materials (Reference: http://www.sprawls.org/resources/INTERACT)
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 X-ray tubes and generators 1
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 X-ray tubes and generators 1 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV (Kings College, School of Medicine, London, U.K.)
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:50 - 12:40 X-ray tubes and generators 2
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:50 X-ray tubes and generators 2 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 International system of radiation protection and regulatory requirements
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 International system of radiation protection and regulatory requirements 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Medical exposures, UN basic safety standard - Part 1
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:10 Medical exposures, UN basic safety standard - Part 1 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 16:00 - 16:50 Medical exposures, UN basic safety standard - Part 2
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:00 Medical exposures, UN basic safety standard - Part 2 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
  • Wednesday, 6 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 X-ray image formation and contrast optimization (Reference:XRAYCON MAMMO)
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 X-ray image formation and contrast optimization (Reference:XRAYCON MAMMO) 50'
        Speaker: Perry SPRAWLS
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Image blurring, visibility of detail and resolution (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/resources/BLUR)
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Radiographic density control
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Radiographic density control 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Evaluating generator performance
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:50 Evaluating generator performance 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Inspections, design and shielding in diagnostic radiology
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Inspections, design and shielding in diagnostic radiology 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Safety of sources and design of shielding facilities
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 15:10 Safety of sources and design of shielding facilities 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 16:00 - 16:50 Practical calculation of shielding
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 16:00 Practical calculation of shielding 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 18:30 - 20:30 Reception
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 18:30 Reception 2h0'
  • Thursday, 7 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Digital image characteristics (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/resources/DICHAR)
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Radiographic receptor characteristics (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/resources/RADREC)
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Fluoroscopic imaging systems
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Fluoroscopic imaging systems 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Fluoroscopic image quality
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:50 Fluoroscopic image quality 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Informatics Laboratory (contrast/detail)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 14:00 Informatics Laboratory (contrast/detail) 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Informatics Laboratory (contrast/detail)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 15:10 Informatics Laboratory (contrast/detail) 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
  • Friday, 8 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Radiographic system detail (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/resources/RADDETAIL)
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
    • 09:50 - 10:40 X-ray image noise (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/resources/NOISE)
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Organization and effectiveness of QC
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Organization and effectiveness of QC 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Organization of acceptance testing of x-ray equipment
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 11:50 Organization of acceptance testing of x-ray equipment 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Informatics Laboratory (QA protocols)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      Location: Main Building Main Lecture Hall
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Informatics Laboratory (QA protocols)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Informatics Lab.
      • 15:10 Informatics Laboratory (QA protocols) 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
  • Monday, 11 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Scattered radiation and image contrast (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/resources/SCATRAD)
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Film contrast characteristics (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/resources/FILMCON)
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Digital image processing (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/resources)
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Film processing and QC
      • 11:50 Film processing and QC 50'
        Speaker: Paola BREGANT
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Equipment design and acceptable safety standards
      • 14:00 Equipment design and acceptable safety standards 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Principles of individual monitoring, including emergency and local rules
      • 15:10 Principles of individual monitoring, including emergency and local rules 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 16:00 - 16:50 Occupational exposure control: organization, responsibilities and training
      • 16:00 Occupational exposure control: organization, responsibilities and training 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
  • Tuesday, 12 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Physics of ultrasound (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/resources/USPRO)
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Ultrasound imaging (Reference:USIMG USVAS)
      • 09:50 Ultrasound imaging (Reference:USIMG USVAS) 50'
        Speaker: Perry SPRAWLS
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Medical physics training resources - EMERALD and EMIT
      • 11:00 Medical physics training resources - EMERALD and EMIT 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Computed tomography image formation
      • 11:50 Computed tomography image formation 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Individual monitoring and exposure assessment
      • 14:00 Individual monitoring and exposure assessment 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Patient radiation protection. Part 1: Definitions, principles, guidance levels and reference levels
      • 15:10 Patient radiation protection. Part 1: Definitions, principles, guidance levels and reference levels 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 16:00 - 16:50 Patient radiation protection. Part 2: Practical rules, procedures
      • 16:00 Patient radiation protection. Part 2: Practical rules, procedures 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
  • Wednesday, 13 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 CT quality control - Image quality
      • 09:00 CT quality control - Image quality 50'
        Speaker: Mario DE DENARO
    • 09:50 - 10:40 CT quality control - Dose measurements
      • 09:50 CT quality control - Dose measurements 50'
        Speaker: Mario DE DENARO
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Basics of computed radiography 1
      • 11:00 Basics of computed radiography 1 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Basics of computed radiography 2 and PACS
      • 11:50 Basics of computed radiography 2 and PACS 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Practical implementation of QA-QC programmes. Part 1: Principles
      • 14:00 Practical implementation of QA-QC programmes. Part 1: Principles 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Practical implementation of QA-QC programmes. Part 2: Examples
      • 15:10 Practical implementation of QA-QC programmes. Part 2: Examples 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 16:00 - 16:50 Radiation exposure in pregnancy
      • 16:00 Radiation exposure in pregnancy 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
  • Thursday, 14 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Computed tomography image quality optimization (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/resources/CTIQ)
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Optimizing the radiographic system (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/radiography)
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break and Group Photograph
      • 10:40 Coffee Break and Group Photograph 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Medical exposure directives
      • 11:00 Medical exposure directives 50'
        Speaker: Neil LEWIS (Kings College, Medical Physics Department, London, U.K.)
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Implementation of radiation protection programmes
      • 11:50 Implementation of radiation protection programmes 50'
        Speaker: Neil LEWIS
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Radiation protection audit
      • 14:00 Radiation protection audit 50'
        Speaker: Neil LEWIS
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Radiation shielding
      • 15:10 Radiation shielding 50'
        Speaker: Neil LEWIS
    • 16:00 - 16:50 Radiation protection theory after Chernobyl
      • 16:00 Radiation protection theory after Chernobyl 50'
        Speaker: Neil LEWIS
  • Friday, 15 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Evolving models for more effective and efficient international medical physics education (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/models)
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:00 Evolving models for more effective and efficient international medical physics education (Reference:http://www.sprawls.org/models) 50'
        Speaker: Perry SPRAWLS
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Medical physics MSc model curricula and e-learning
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 09:50 Medical physics MSc model curricula and e-learning 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV
        Material: lecture notes
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Feedback and discussion of posters
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 11:00 Feedback and discussion of posters 50'
        Speaker: Slavik TABAKOV and Perry SPRAWLS
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Research and project presentations by participants
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 11:50 Research and project presentations by participants 50'
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Research and project presentations by participants
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 14:00 Research and project presentations by participants 50'
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Research and project presentations by participants
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 15:10 Research and project presentations by participants 50'
    • 16:00 - 16:50 Research and project presentations by participants
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 16:00 Research and project presentations by participants 50'
  • Monday, 18 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls)
      • 09:00 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls) 50'
        Speaker: Perry SPRAWLS
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls)
      • 09:50 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls) 50'
        Speaker: Perry SPRAWLS
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Characteristics of radionuclides for imaging
      • 11:00 Characteristics of radionuclides for imaging 50'
        Speaker: Donald FREY (Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, U.S.A.)
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Radiation detectors for nuclear medicine applications
      • 11:50 Radiation detectors for nuclear medicine applications 50'
        Speaker: Donald FREY
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Radiation protection in interventional radiology/cardiology. Part 1
      • 14:00 Radiation protection in interventional radiology/cardiology. Part 1 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Radiation protection in interventional radiology/cardiology. Part 2
      • 15:10 Radiation protection in interventional radiology/cardiology. Part 2 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 16:00 - 16:50 Examples and results of international projects on interventional applications
      • 16:00 Examples and results of international projects on interventional applications 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
  • Tuesday, 19 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls)
      • 09:00 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls) 50'
        Speaker: Perry SPRAWLS
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Gamma camera fundamentals
      • 09:50 Gamma camera fundamentals 50'
        Speaker: Donald FREY
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Gamma camera performance characteristics
      • 11:00 Gamma camera performance characteristics 50'
        Speaker: Donald FREY
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Gamma camera testing (virtual lab)
      • 11:50 Gamma camera testing (virtual lab) 50'
        Speaker: Donald FREY
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:25 AAPM Educational Resources
      • 14:00 AAPM Educational Resources 25'
        Speaker: Donald FREY
    • 14:25 - 14:50 New IAEA resources for radiation protection of patients (Reference:http://rpop.iaea.org/RPoP/RPoP/Content)
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Elements of radiation protection in nuclear medicine. Part 1
      • 15:10 Elements of radiation protection in nuclear medicine. Part 1 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 16:00 - 16:50 Elements of radiation protection in nuclear medicine. Part 2
      • 16:00 Elements of radiation protection in nuclear medicine. Part 2 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
  • Wednesday, 20 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls)
      • 09:00 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls) 50'
        Speaker: Perry SPRAWLS
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls)
      • 09:50 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls) 50'
        Speaker: Perry SPRAWLS
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Special problems related to personnel and patients in nuclear medicine
      • 11:00 Special problems related to personnel and patients in nuclear medicine 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Safety of sources and design of facilities in nuclear medicine. Part 1
      • 11:50 Safety of sources and design of facilities in nuclear medicine. Part 1 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:00 Visit to local hospital and clinics (14:00hrs -19:00 hrs)
      • 14:00 Visit to local hospital and clinics (14:00hrs -19:00 hrs)
  • Thursday, 21 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Single photon emission tomography (SPECT)
      • 09:00 Single photon emission tomography (SPECT) 50'
        Speaker: Donald FREY
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Positron emission tomography (PET)
      • 09:50 Positron emission tomography (PET) 50'
        Speaker: Donald FREY
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Safety of sources and design of facilities in nuclear medicine. Part 2
      • 11:00 Safety of sources and design of facilities in nuclear medicine. Part 2 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Radiation dose considerations
      • 11:50 Radiation dose considerations 50'
        Speaker: Donald FREY
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Optimisation of radiation protection and medical exposures in nuclear medicine
      • 14:00 Optimisation of radiation protection and medical exposures in nuclear medicine 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Organization of radiation protection in nuclear medicine
      • 15:10 Organization of radiation protection in nuclear medicine 50'
        Speaker: Anna BENINI
  • Friday, 22 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls)
      • 09:00 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls) 50'
        Speaker: Perry SPRAWLS
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls)
      • 09:50 Magnetic resonance imaging (Reference Textbook: Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Principles, Methods and Techniques - Sprawls) 50'
        Speaker: Perry SPRAWLS
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Nuclear medicine procedures - The role of the medical physicist
      • 11:00 Nuclear medicine procedures - The role of the medical physicist 50'
        Speaker: Donald FREY
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Use of EXCEL to enhance physics teaching
      • 11:50 Use of EXCEL to enhance physics teaching 50'
        Speaker: Donald FREY
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Radiation measurements 1
      • 14:00 Radiation measurements 1 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO (Dipartimento di Sanita' Pubblica, University of Florence, Italy)
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Radiation measurements 2
      • 15:10 Radiation measurements 2 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
  • Monday, 25 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Basic radiation physics
      • 09:00 Basic radiation physics 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Basic radiation therapy physics
      • 09:50 Basic radiation therapy physics 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Imaging equipment in radiotherapy
      • 11:00 Imaging equipment in radiotherapy 50'
        Speaker: Rossella VIDIMARI (Servizio Fisica Sanitaria, Ospedale Maggiore, Trieste, Italy)
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Principles of ionizing radiation dosimetry
      • 11:50 Principles of ionizing radiation dosimetry 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Radiation therapy equipment, beams and sources 1
      • 14:00 Radiation therapy equipment, beams and sources 1 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Radiation therapy equipment, beams and sources 2
      • 15:10 Radiation therapy equipment, beams and sources 2 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
  • Tuesday, 26 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Cancer classification and nomenclature staging systems
      • 09:00 Cancer classification and nomenclature staging systems 50'
        Speaker: Luca CIONINI (Azienda Ospedaliera, Universita' di Pisa, Italy)
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Speficiation of dose and volumes, treatment planning optimization
      • 09:50 Speficiation of dose and volumes, treatment planning optimization 50'
        Speaker: Luca CIONINI
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Special techniques in radiotherapy and IMRT
      • 11:00 Special techniques in radiotherapy and IMRT 50'
        Speaker: Rossella VIDIMARI
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Relative dosimetry in external beam radiotherapy 1
      • 11:50 Relative dosimetry in external beam radiotherapy 1 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Patient position and immobilization, treatment preparation and delivery
      • 14:00 Patient position and immobilization, treatment preparation and delivery 50'
        Speaker: Luca CIONINI
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Relative dosimetry in external beam radiotherapy 2
      • 15:10 Relative dosimetry in external beam radiotherapy 2 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
  • Wednesday, 27 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Role of imaging in tumor localization and treatment design
      • 09:00 Role of imaging in tumor localization and treatment design 50'
        Speaker: Rossella VIDIMARI
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Impact of imaging in radiotherapy
      • 09:50 Impact of imaging in radiotherapy 50'
        Speaker: Rossella VIDIMARI
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Dose plan algorithms - 1D-2D
      • 11:00 Dose plan algorithms - 1D-2D 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Detectors in radiotherapy
      • 11:50 Detectors in radiotherapy 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Neutron production by clinical linacs for oncological boron neutron capture therapy
      • 14:00 Neutron production by clinical linacs for oncological boron neutron capture therapy 50'
        Speaker: Gianrossano GIANNINI (Universita' di Trieste, Italy)
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 RT panel - discussion
      • 15:10 RT panel - discussion 50'
  • Thursday, 28 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Code of practice for dosimetry in radiotherapy: an overview
      • 09:00 Code of practice for dosimetry in radiotherapy: an overview 50'
        Speaker: Ahmed MEGHZIFENE (International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria)
    • 09:50 - 10:40 Code of practice for dosimetry in radiotherapy: Photons
      • 09:50 Code of practice for dosimetry in radiotherapy: Photons 50'
        Speaker: Ahmed MEGHZIFENE
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Dose plan algorithms 3D-4D
      • 11:00 Dose plan algorithms 3D-4D 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Radiation protection and safety aspects in radiotherapy
      • 11:50 Radiation protection and safety aspects in radiotherapy 50'
        Speaker: Ahmed MEGHZIFENE
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Key functions and responsibilities in radiotherapy
      • 14:00 Key functions and responsibilities in radiotherapy 50'
        Speaker: Ahmed MEGHZIFENE
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Commissioning and QA of TPS
      • 15:10 Commissioning and QA of TPS 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
  • Friday, 29 September 2006
    • 09:00 - 09:50 Accuracy requirement in external beam radiotherapy
      • 09:00 Accuracy requirement in external beam radiotherapy 50'
        Speaker: Joanna IZEWSKA (International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria)
    • 09:50 - 10:40 In-vivo dosimetry
      • 09:50 In-vivo dosimetry 50'
        Speaker: Joanna IZEWSKA
    • 10:40 - 11:00 Coffee Break
      • 10:40 Coffee Break 20'
    • 11:00 - 11:50 Basics of brachytherapy
      • 11:00 Basics of brachytherapy 50'
        Speaker: Franco MILANO
    • 11:50 - 12:40 Quality assurance of radiotherapy equipment 1
      • 11:50 Quality assurance of radiotherapy equipment 1 50'
        Speaker: Joanna IZEWSKA
    • 12:40 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:40 Lunch Break 1h20'
    • 14:00 - 14:50 Quality assurance of radiotherapy equipment 2
      • 14:00 Quality assurance of radiotherapy equipment 2 50'
        Speaker: Joanna IZEWSKA
    • 14:50 - 15:10 Coffee Break
      • 14:50 Coffee Break 20'
    • 15:10 - 16:00 Closing Ceremony
      • 15:10 Closing Ceremony 50'