Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group, North America

3rd Annual Conference

Advancing Particle Therapy:

Challenge and Innovation in Adult and Pediatric Oncology

 

Preliminary Agenda

Marlo Thomas Center

Important Dates

April 1 — Abstract submission and conference registration open
August 24 — Regular registration begins
August 31 — Deadline to submit abstracts
September 24 — Abstract acceptance notifications are sent
October 1 — Late registration begins
October 23-26 — PTCOG-NA Conference with on-site registration

  Pre-Conference Conference
Time Sunday, October 23 Monday, October 24 Tuesday, October 25 Wednesday, October 26
7:30 – 8:45 am Sunrise 1: High Grade Glioma and Meningioma Sunrise 2: Lung Sunrise 3: Pediatric Brain
9:00 – 10:00 am Emerging Indications: Gastrointestinal Challenging Cases: Motion Challenging Cases: Pediatric Extra-cranial
10:00 – 10:30 am Break The Cutting Edge: Volumetric Imaging as a Surrogate for In-Vivo Dose and Dose Response Break
10:30 – 11:00 am PTCOG-NA Officer Meeting - Closed Original Contributions I: General Advanced Delivery and Imaging
11:00 – 11:30 am Continued Break
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Continued Original Contributions III: Young Investigators
12:00 – 12:30 pm Lunch: Marlo Thomas Center Lunch: Domino’s Event Center Conference End
12:30 – 1:00 pm Continued Continued Vendor Lunch: Domino’s Event Center PTCOG-NA Officer Meeting - Closed
1:00 – 1:30 pm Radiation Biophysics (pico-biology) Keynote Lecture Continued Continued
1:30 – 2:00 pm Scientific and Clinical Snap Oral
2:00 – 2:30 pm Original Contributions II: General Continued
2:30 – 3:00 pm Radiobiology Snap Oral Original Contributions IV: Pediatric
3:00 – 3:30 pm Continued
3:30 – 4:00 pm Break Break Break/Poster Viewing
4:00 – 4:30 pm Relative Biological Effectiveness of Protons General Assembly Continued
4:30 – 5:00 pm Continued The Great Debate: Is proton therapy the ideal tool for hypofractionation?
5:00 – 5:30 pm
Total CME Credits Awarded: 3 credits 6.25 credits 6.25 credits 3.75 credits
Social Events        
6:00 – 9:00 pm Memphis Blues at the Beale Street Landing
Sponsored by RaySearch.
Dinner and Tour: The National Civil Rights Museum
Sponsored by Platinum Sponsor Mevion Medical Systems.
Gala Extravaganza: Bass Pro Shop at the Memphis Pyramid
Sponsored by Diamond Sponsor Hitachi.

Items highlighted in light blue indicate course offered for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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