Starts 28 Nov 2022
Ends 2 Dec 2022
Central European Time
ICTP
Budinich Lecture Hall (LB)
Strada Costiera, 11 I - 34151 Trieste (Italy)
Joint ICTP-IAEA meeting in presence

The target audience include radiotherapy dosimetry audit providers, medical physicists involved in audits willing to expand their knowledge or interested in setting up a radiotherapy dosimetry audit programme. Participants should have clinical experience and a basic background in dosimetry audits in radiotherapy.   
 
Topics:
  • Status and global availability of radiotherapy dosimetry audits
  • Accuracy requirements and Quality Assurance in radiotherapy
  • Dosimetry audit types and methodologies
  • IAEA guidelines for establishing national dosimetry audit network – structure, operation and resources
  • Basics of passive solid-state dosimetry (TLD, OSLD, RPLD, film) systems
  • IAEA methodologies of remote dosimetry audits: Steps 1 to 9, on-site End-to-End 3D CRT and IMRT audits including practical sessions
  • Uncertainty estimation
  • Reporting results and following up results out of tolerance
  • Quality management system for dosimetry audits
  • Novel approaches to auditing

Speakers:
A. ALVES, ACDS, Australia
C. CLARK, NPL – RTTQA, UK
A. EMBRIACO, ENEA, Italy
C. FIANDRA, University of Turin, Italy
N. JORNET, Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Spain
P. KAZANTSEV, IAEA, Austria
S. RUSSO, Florence Hospital, Italy

Grants: A limited number of grants are available to support the attendance of selected participants, with priority given to participants from developing countries. There is no registration fee.
 

Organizers

Mara SEVERGNINI (Trieste Hospital), Jamema SWAMIDAS (IAEA), Local Organiser: Renato Padovani (ICTP)

Co-sponsors