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  • Monday, 10 December 2012
    • 08:30 - 10:00 Registration outside Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 08:30 Registration outside Giambiagi Lecture Hall 1h30'
    • 10:00 - 10:15 Introductory Remarks
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 10:00 Introductory Remarks 15'
        Speaker: Luciano Bertocchi (ICTP) and Debbie van der Merwe (IAEA)
    • 10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:45 - 11:35 Evolution of 2D to 3D and IMRT
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 10:45 Evolution of 2D to 3D and IMRT 50'
        Speaker: Margie Hunt (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA)
    • 11:35 - 11:40 Short Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 11:35 Short Break 5'
    • 11:40 - 12:30 Basic cross-sectional imaging, CT scanners
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 11:40 Basic cross-sectional imaging, CT scanners 50'
        Speaker: Howard Amols (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA)
    • 12:30 - 13:45 Lunch Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h15'
    • 13:45 - 15:00 Multimodality imaging and image fusion for 3D treatment planning
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 13:45 Multimodality imaging and image fusion for 3D treatment planning 1h15'
        Speaker: Margie Hunt
    • 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 15:30 - 16:45 Treatment delivery software, record/verify systems
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 15:30 Treatment delivery software, record/verify systems 1h15'
        Speaker: Indra Das (Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, USA)
    • 16:45 - 17:30 Documentary on the History of the ICTP
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Giambiagi Lecture Hall
      • 16:45 Documentary on the History of the ICTP 45'
  • Tuesday, 11 December 2012
    • 08:30 - 09:20 Equipment selection, acceptance testing, commissioning
      • 08:30 Equipment selection, acceptance testing, commissioning 50'
        Speaker: Howard Amols
    • 09:20 - 09:25 Short Break
      • 09:20 Short Break 5'
    • 09:25 - 10:15 Dosimetry equipment
      • 09:25 Dosimetry equipment 50'
        Speaker: Indra Das
    • 10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:45 - 11:35 Delivery techniques
      • 10:45 Delivery techniques 50'
        Speaker: Ben Mijnheer (The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam)
    • 11:35 - 11:40 Short Break
      • 11:35 Short Break 5'
    • 11:40 - 12:30 QC/QA tools
      • 11:40 QC/QA tools 50'
        Speaker: Indra Das
    • 12:30 - 13:45 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h15'
    • 13:45 - 15:00 Geometric uncertainties and treatment margins
      • 13:45 Geometric uncertainties and treatment margins 1h15'
        Speaker: Ben Mijnheer
    • 15:00 - 15:30 Coffee Break
      • 15:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 15:30 - 16:45 Patient positioning and immobilisation
      • 15:30 Patient positioning and immobilisation 1h15'
        Speaker: Indra Das
    • 19:00 - 21:00 Buffet Dinner
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 19:00 Buffet Dinner 2h0'
  • Wednesday, 12 December 2012
    • 08:30 - 09:20 Defining target and normal tissue doses within ICRU guidelines
      • 08:30 Defining target and normal tissue doses within ICRU guidelines 50'
        Speaker: Ben Mijnheer
    • 09:20 - 09:25 Short Break
      • 09:20 Short Break 5'
    • 09:25 - 10:15 Treatment planning (3D CRT): Different disease sites
      • 09:25 Treatment planning (3D CRT): Different disease sites 50'
        Speaker: Margie Hunt
    • 10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:45 - 11:35 Treatment planning (IMRT): Different disease sites
      • 10:45 Treatment planning (IMRT): Different disease sites 50'
        Speaker: Margie Hunt
    • 11:35 - 11:40 Short Break
      • 11:35 Short Break 5'
    • 11:40 - 12:30 Image guidance - technical aspects
      • 11:40 Image guidance - technical aspects 50'
        Speaker: Ben Mijnheer
    • 12:30 - 13:45 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h15'
    • 13:45 - 16:45 Practical Sessions at Ospedale Maggiore
      • 13:45 Practical Sessions at Ospedale Maggiore 3h0'
  • Thursday, 13 December 2012
    • 08:30 - 09:20 Treatment plan verification
      • 08:30 Treatment plan verification 50'
        Speaker: Indra Das
    • 09:20 - 09:25 Short Break
      • 09:20 Short Break 5'
    • 09:25 - 10:15 QA and data transfer
      • 09:25 QA and data transfer 50'
        Speaker: Margie Hunt
    • 10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:45 - 11:35 Verification of treatment delivery, real time patient imaging and tracking
      • 10:45 Verification of treatment delivery, real time patient imaging and tracking 50'
        Speaker: Howard Amols
    • 11:35 - 11:40 Short Break
      • 11:35 Short Break 5'
    • 11:40 - 12:30 Pre-treatment and in-vivo dosimetry
      • 11:40 Pre-treatment and in-vivo dosimetry 50'
        Speaker: Ben Mijnheer
    • 12:30 - 13:45 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h15'
    • 13:45 - 16:45 Practical Sessions at Ospedale Maggiore
      • 13:45 Practical Sessions at Ospedale Maggiore 3h0'
  • Friday, 14 December 2012
    • 08:30 - 10:15 Presentation of results from practical sessions and discussion on lessons learned
      • 08:30 Presentation of results from practical sessions and discussion on lessons learned 1h45'
        Speaker: Debbie van der Merwe
    • 10:15 - 10:45 Coffee Break
      • 10:15 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:45 - 11:35 Medical physics auditing, overall QA and review
      • 10:45 Medical physics auditing, overall QA and review 50'
        Speaker: Margie Hunt
    • 11:35 - 11:40 Short Break
      • 11:35 Short Break 5'
    • 11:40 - 12:30 Safety concerns
      • 11:40 Safety concerns 50'
        Speaker: Howard Amols
    • 12:30 - 13:45 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h15'
    • 13:45 - 16:45 Course Evaluation, Test and Assessment, Distribution of Certificates and Material
      • 13:45 Course Evaluation, Test and Assessment, Distribution of Certificates and Material 3h0'
        Speaker: Debbie van der Merwe