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Image-Guided Adaptive Radiation Therapy
December 12, 2003 (Friday)

Venue: London Convention Centre
300 York Street London ON Canada N6B 1P8
Tel: (519) 661-6200 | Toll Free: 1-800-203-1992 | Fax: (519) 661-5990

Where to stay: The Hilton is connected to the London Convention Center.
Please call 1-800-210-9336 and quote "OCITS Conference" to get the special rate of CAD$109.00/night plus taxes.
Thirty rooms have been reserved for this event. Participant is responsible for own accommodation.

Registration is now CLOSED*
We thank you for your interest in attending this workshop. However, space is limited and is now full.
Please revisit this page for future workshops. Thank you.

Breakfast is served at 8:15 a.m.
Do come early so we can start promptly at 8:55 a.m.
Lunch and breaks are also provided.

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8:15 am - 8:50 am

Registration | Continental Breakfast

8:55 am - 9:00 am

Opening Remarks
Michael D. Sherar - OCITS Principal Investigator
VP-Integrated Cancer Program, London Regional Cancer Center / London Health Sciences Centre

9:00 am - 9:05 am

Chairman's Remarks | Objectives of the Day

9:05 am - 9:25 am

Glenn Bauman - Medical Director, Radiation Treatment Program, London Regional Cancer Centre
Clinical Perspective on Image-Guided Radiation Therapy

9:25 am - 9:55 am

Ting Lee - Senior Scientist, Robarts Research Institute
Functional Imaging for Target Definition

9:55 am - 10:25 am

Curtis Caldwell - Physicist, Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre
PET for Target Definition

10:25 am - 10:50 am

Refreshment Break

10:50 am - 11:05 am

Stewart Gaede - Post-Doctoral Fellow, Robarts Research Institute
Fast CT for Moving Targets

11:05 am - 11:35 am

Jean-Luc Urbain - Head, Nuclear Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre
Molecular Imaging: Promising and Potential Applications in Radiation Therapy

11:35 am - 12:15 pm

Keynote Speaker
Clif Ling - Chairman, Medical Physics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center NY
Image-Guided Biological Adaptive Radiation Therapy

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

General discussion on the morning session

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm

George Hajdok - Graduate Student, London Regional Cancer Centre, University of Western Ontario
kV/MV CT for Adaptive Radiation Therapy

1:45 pm - 2:15 pm

Tomas Kron - Senior Physicist, Tomotherapy Coordinator, London Regional Cancer Centre
Helical Tomotherapy for Adaptive Radiation Therapy

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm

John Schreiner - Chief Physicist, Kingston Regional Cancer Centre
Cobalt-60 Tomotherapy

2:45 pm - 3:25 pm

Invited Speaker
James Balter - Associate Professor, Radiation Oncology Department, University of Michigan
Gating and Breathing Control for Adaptive Radiation Therapy

3:25 pm - 3:50 pm

Refreshment Break

3:50 pm - 4:05 pm

Bryan Kim - Graduate Student, London Regional Cancer Centre, University of Western Ontario
NCAT Virtual Phantom for Modeling Breathing in Adaptive Radiation Therapy

4:05 pm - 4:45 pm

David Jaffray - Head, Radiation Physics, Princess Margaret Hospital
Cone Beam CT for Adaptive Radiation Therapy

4:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Aaron Fenster - Director, Imaging Research Laboratories, Robarts Research Institute
3-D Ultrasound for Adaptive Prostate Brachytherapy

5:15 pm - 5:45 pm

Panel Discussion

Past Workshops


Image-guided Therapy and Surgery Dialog: Collaborations - from Concept to Commercialization
September 19, 2003

Computational and Numerical Modeling for Image-guided Therapy and Surgery
December 13, 2002

Tracking Technologies & Image Registration
May 6, 2002

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