Go to day
  • Monday, 4 April 2011
    • 08:15 - 08:30 Registration in Secretary's Office No. 5 (Ms. Suzie Radosic)
      • 08:15 Registration in Secretary's Office No. 5 (Ms. Suzie Radosic) 15'
    • 08:30 - 10:00 Overview of medical imaging in radiation therapy including ICRU concepts
      • 08:30 Overview of medical imaging in radiation therapy including ICRU concepts 1h30'
        Speaker: David Jaffray (Ontario Cancer Institute, Toronto, Canada)
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:30 - 12:30 CT: principles and applications
      • 10:30 CT: principles and applications 2h0'
        Speaker: Uwe Oelfke (DKFZ Heidelberg, Germany)
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 MRI: principles, applications and the future of functional imaging
      • 14:00 MRI: principles, applications and the future of functional imaging 1h30'
        Speaker: Martin Leach (Institute of Cancer Research and Royal Marsden Hospital, Sutton, UK)
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:00 - 18:00 Nuclear Medicine Imaging: PET, SPECT
      • 16:00 Nuclear Medicine Imaging: PET, SPECT 2h0'
        Speaker: Carlo Greco (University of Pisa, Italy)
    • 19:00 - 21:00 Buffet Dinner for all Participants
      Location: Adriatico Guest House Cafeteria
      • 19:00 Buffet Dinner for all Participants 2h0'
  • Tuesday, 5 April 2011
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Patient immobilization, for precision RT, body frames, visual patient tracking, respiratory management
      • 08:30 Patient immobilization, for precision RT, body frames, visual patient tracking, respiratory management 1h0'
        Speaker: Howard Amols (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA)
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Patient immobilization, for precision RT, body frames, visual patient tracking, respiratory management
      • 09:30 Patient immobilization, for precision RT, body frames, visual patient tracking, respiratory management 30'
        Speaker: David Jaffray
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:30 - 12:00 IMRT systems and QA. IMRT, MLC, record and verify, system design and QA
      • 10:30 IMRT systems and QA. IMRT, MLC, record and verify, system design and QA 1h30'
        Speaker: Howard Amols
    • 12:00 - 12:30 SBRT, Cyberknife, QA
      • 12:00 SBRT, Cyberknife, QA 30'
        Speaker: Paul Keall (Sydney Medical School, Camperdown, Australia)
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 TPS acquisition, acceptance, commissioning and QA
      • 14:00 TPS acquisition, acceptance, commissioning and QA 1h30'
        Speaker: Jake Van Dyk (IAEA, Vienna, Austria)
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:00 - 18:00 Treatment plan optimization, evaluation metrics, radiobiological modelling, dose-volume constraints
      • 16:00 Treatment plan optimization, evaluation metrics, radiobiological modelling, dose-volume constraints 2h0'
        Speaker: Giovanna Gagliardi (Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden)
  • Wednesday, 6 April 2011
    • 08:30 - 10:00 Patient specific QA. Assessment of plan acceptability, transfer of plan to Linac, Record and Verify system
      • 08:30 Patient specific QA. Assessment of plan acceptability, transfer of plan to Linac, Record and Verify system 1h30'
        Speaker: Margie Hunt (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA)
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:30 - 11:00 Patient specific QA for IMRT: Dosimetry, EPID and cone beam CT, MVCT (Dosimetry)
      • 10:30 Patient specific QA for IMRT: Dosimetry, EPID and cone beam CT, MVCT (Dosimetry) 30'
        Speaker: Howard Amols
    • 11:00 - 11:45 Patient specific QA for IMRT: Dosimetry, EPID and cone beam CT, MVCT (KV-CBCT)
      • 11:00 Patient specific QA for IMRT: Dosimetry, EPID and cone beam CT, MVCT (KV-CBCT) 45'
        Speaker: David Jaffray
    • 11:45 - 12:30 Patient specific QA for IMRT: Dosimetry, EPID and cone beam CT, MVCT (EPID and MV-imaging)
      • 11:45 Patient specific QA for IMRT: Dosimetry, EPID and cone beam CT, MVCT (EPID and MV-imaging) 45'
        Speaker: Paul Keall
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 15:30 Treatment planning of specific patient examples
      • 14:00 Treatment planning of specific patient examples 1h30'
        Speaker: Giuseppe Alberta
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:00 - 18:00 Description of technology (30 mins); Treatment planning of specific patient examples (90 mins.)
      • 16:00 Description of technology (30 mins); Treatment planning of specific patient examples (90 mins.) 2h0'
        Speaker: Antonella Fogliata
  • Thursday, 7 April 2011
    • 08:30 - 09:30 Monte Carlo calculations and advanced planning: Monte Carlo current status, speed and accuracy
      • 08:30 Monte Carlo calculations and advanced planning: Monte Carlo current status, speed and accuracy 1h0'
        Speaker: Paul Keall
    • 09:30 - 10:00 Monte Carlo calculations and advanced planning: Monte Carlo current status, speed and accuracy
      • 09:30 Monte Carlo calculations and advanced planning: Monte Carlo current status, speed and accuracy 30'
        Speaker: David Jaffray
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:30 - 12:30 Description of technology (30 mins.); Treatment planning of specific patient examples (90 mins.)
      • 10:30 Description of technology (30 mins.); Treatment planning of specific patient examples (90 mins.) 2h0'
        Speaker: Stefano Presilla
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 14:45 IGRT, inter and intra fractional motion management
      • 14:00 IGRT, inter and intra fractional motion management 45'
        Speaker: David Jaffray
    • 14:45 - 15:30 IGRT, inter and intra fractional motion management
      • 14:45 IGRT, inter and intra fractional motion management 45'
        Speaker: Paull Keall
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:00 - 18:00 Description of technology (30 mins.); Treatment planning of specific patient examples (90 mins.)
      • 16:00 Description of technology (30 mins.); Treatment planning of specific patient examples (90 mins.) 2h0'
        Speaker: Karen Smith
  • Friday, 8 April 2011
    • 08:30 - 10:00 Treatment planning of specific patient examples
      • 08:30 Treatment planning of specific patient examples 1h30'
        Speaker: Francois Husson
    • 10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
      • 10:00 Coffee Break 30'
    • 10:30 - 12:30 Pelvis, Head and Neck, Lung, Breast
      • 10:30 Pelvis, Head and Neck, Lung, Breast 2h0'
        Speaker: Margie Hunt
    • 12:30 - 14:00 Lunch Break
      • 12:30 Lunch Break 1h30'
    • 14:00 - 14:30 Participants' feedback
      • 14:00 Participants' feedback 30'
        Speaker: Directors
    • 14:30 - 15:30 Examination
      • 14:30 Examination 1h0'
    • 15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
      • 15:30 Coffee Break 30'
    • 16:00 - 18:00 Final questions, discussion
      • 16:00 Final questions, discussion 2h0'
        Speaker: All Lecturers and Course Directors