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Secretariat

CICCST

Room 416, East Hall
China Hall of Science and Technology
No. 3, Fuxing Road, Beijing 100863
E-mail:
Tel: +86-10-62174061
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 SPECIAL TOPICS 

Mini-symposium on “Artificial organs developments. Which ways are the most appropriate?”

Organizer:

Prof. Jan M. Wojcicki email, Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering of PAN, Poland

Speakers:

  • Prof. Dieter Falkenhagen, Director of Department for Clinical Medicine and Biotechnology at Donau University Krems in Austria
  • Prof. Birgit Glasmacher, Director of the Biomedical Engineering Institute- Hannover Germany
  • Prof. Piotr Ladyzynski, Deputy Director of the Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering Polish Academy of Sciences

Mini-symposium on “State of the Art and Challenges in Personal Health Systems”

Organizers:

Prof. Niilo SARANUMMI email , VTT Technical Research Centre, Finland
Prof. Y. T. Zhang email , The Chinese Univ of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China

Speakers:

  • Prof. YT Zhang, Chinese University of Hong Kong, HKSAR, China
  • Prof. Toshiyo Tamura, Chiba University, Japan
  • Prof. Kwan-Suk Park, University of Seoul, Korea
  • Prof. Ilkka Korhonen, Tampere University of Technology, Finland
  • Prof. Nigel Lovell, University of South Wales, Australia

Mini-symposium on “Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics”

Organizers:

Dr. Subrata Saha email, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, USA
Dr. Herbert Voigt email, President, IFMBE, Boston University

Speakers:

  • Herbert Voigt, Ph.D., Boston University
  • William Hendee, Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, Marquette University, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, University of New Mexico
  • David Dinhofer, Ph.D., Clin. Asst. Prof. HS, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
  • Subrata Saha, Ph.D., Research Professor & Director of Musculoskeletal Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
  • Harold Sjursen, PhD, Professor of Philosophy of Technology and Global Ethics New York University Polytechnic Institute
  • Ashok Vaseashta, Inst. Adv. Sci.
  • Pamela Saha, M.D., -Department of Psychiatry, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York
  • Monique Frize, P. Eng., O.C., FCAE, FEC, DU, DSC, DENG. D.Hum, Distinguished University Professor, Systems and Computer Engineering, Carleton U and Professor Emerita, SITE, University of Ottawa

Tentative speakers:

  • Warren Gundfest, M.D., UCLA
  • Ana Lita, Director, Appignani Bioethics Center (ABC)
  • Niall Scott, Senior Lecture in Ethics, University of Central Lancashire
  • Linda McDonald Glenn, Albany Medical Center

Mini-symposium on “Visible Human Projects in the United States, Korea and China and Applications to Radiation Dosimetry”

Organizer:
X. George Xu Email , Ph.D., Professor of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

Speakers:

  • X. George Xu, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
  • Chan H Kim, Ph.D., Hanyang University, Korea
  • Qian Liu, Ph.D., Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China


Mini-symposium on “Biophysical Modeling of Radiation Effects”

Organizer:
Allen Li Email ,
Ph. D., Professor and Chief Physicist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA

Speakers:

  • Charles Mayo, Ph.D, Assistant Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, Mayo Clinic, USA; “Outcome modeling for radiation treatment planning”;
  • Allen Li, Ph.D, Professor and Chief Physicist, Department of Radiation Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA; “Radiation induced normal tissue toxicities in radiation therapy for head and neck and lung cancers”
  • Vitali Moiseenko, Ph.D, Vancouver Cancer Agency, Canada; “Modeling dose-volume response: examples of symptomatic brain injury following SRS for AVM and xerostomia in head and neck cancer patients treated with conventioanlly fractionated radiotherapy”


Mini-symposium on “Information Guided Intervention and Surgical Robotics”

Organizer:
Ichiro Sakuma Email ,
Professor, University of Tokyo, Japan

Speakers:

  • Prof Ming-ShaungJu, National Cheng-Kung University, Chinese Taipei
  • Prof Young-Nien Sun, National Cheng-Kung University, Chinese Taipei
  • Prof Guang-Zhong Yang, Imperial College London, UK
  • Prof Ichiro SAKUMA, University of Tokyo, Japan


Mini-symposium on “Patient Safety and Radiation Dose Tracking For CT and Other Medical Procedures”

Organizer:
Madan Rehani Email , Ph.D., Radiation Safety Specialist, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria

Speakers: 

  • Bill Hendee, Ph.D., Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
  • Bob Liu, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
  • Madan Rehani, Ph.D., International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
  • X George Xu,Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

Mini-symposium on “Staffing Requirements for Radiation Medicine”

Organizers:
Raymond K. Wu Email , Ph.D., Barrow Neurological Institute & St. Joseph's Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, USA
Kin Yin Cheung Email , Ph.D., Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Hong Kong, China
Ahmed Meghzifene Email , Ph.D., IAEA, Vienna, Austria

Speakers:

  • Wil Van Der Putten, Ph.D., IAEA Consultant, Hon. Prof. of Medical Physics, School of Physics at National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Kin Yin Cheung, Ph.D., IOMP Vice President, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Hong Kong, China
  • Michael Mills, Ph.D., Chairman, AAPM Workforce Assessment Committee, James Graham Brown Cancer Center, Kentucky, USA
  • Ruzica Maksimovic, MD, PhD, WHO Consultant, Associate Professor of Radiology, University Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia


Mini-symposium on “Global Status and Future Development of Education and Training in Medical Physics/Engineering”

Organizers:
Maria Do Carmo Lopes email , Ph.D., Serviço de Física Médica, IPOC-FG, EPE, Coimbra, Portugal, Chair IOMP ETC
Slavik Tabakov email , Ph.D., King’s College London, UK, Chair IUPESM ETC
Toshio Tamura email , Ph.D., President Japanese BME Society

Speakers:

  • Maria Do Carmo Lopes, Ph.D., Serviço de Física Médica, IPOC-FG, EPE, Coimbra, Portugal, Chair IOMP ETC;
  • Slavik Tabakov, Ph.D., King’s College London, UK, Chair IUPESM ETC
  • Toshio Tamura, Ph.D., President Japanese BME Society
  • Ahmed Meghzifene, Ph.D., IAEA, Vienna, Austria
  • AAPM and AFOMP will have at least one speaker


Mini-symposium on “New BSS: requirements for Medical Physics Education and Training”

Organizers:
Maria Do Carmo Lopes email , Ph.D., Serviço de Física Médica, IPOC-FG, EPE, Coimbra, Portugal, Chair IOMP ETC
Madan Rehani, Ph.D., Radiation Safety Specialist, IAEA, Secretary-General, IOMP, Secretary, ICRP Medical Committee
Maria do Rosario Perez, WHO

Speakers:

  • Madan Rehani, IOMP, IAEA: Education & Training requirements for medical physicists in International BSS
  • Wil Van-de-Putten, IAEA: Specific needs of E & T for medical physicists in European BSS and perspectives of IAEA
  • WHO: Perspectives of WHO
  • C. Caruana, EFOMP ETC Chair: How to achieve requirements in European countries
  • Kwan-Hoong Ng, PhD, MIPEM, DABMP, University of Malaya: How to achieve requirements in non-EU countries

Mini-symposium on “Global Issues in Certification and Continuing Professional Development

Organizer:
Chair: Dr. W Howell Round email , University of Waikato, New Zealand
Co-chair: Prof. Tae Suk Suh email , Catholic University Medical College, South Korea

Speakers:

Prof. Raymond Wu, PhD, Barrow Neurological Institute & St. Joseph's Hospital, USA; “Certification process for clinical medical physics: an international collaborative effort”
Prof. Lyn D Oliver, PhD, University of Sydney, Australia; “International medical physics certification: but what else is needed”
Dr. Ahmed Meghzifene, PhD, International Atomic Energy Agency, Austria;
Dr. W Howell Round, PhD, University of Waikato, New Zealand; “Medical physics continuing professional development systems” 


Mini-symposium on “Medical Radiation Protection Standards and Applications

Organizer:
Madan Rehani email , Radiation Safety Specialist, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria

Speakers:

  • Madan Rehani:“Medical radiation protection: global scenario”
  • WHO (Maria Perez):“Role of WHO in justification of medical exposure”
  • IRPA:“Role of IRPA in promoting safety (most likely President IRPA)”
  • One more person on radiation protection in radiotherapy 

 Mini-symposium on “Clinical Monte Carlo

Organizer:
C-M Charlie Ma email , Professor and Director of Radiation Physics, Vice Chairman, Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center

Speakers:

  • Indrin Chetty, Ph.D, Professor and Director, Radiation Physics Division, Radiation Oncology Dept. Henry Ford Health System, USA; “Clinical Monte Carlo: Photon Beams”
  • Bruce Faddegon, Ph.D, Professor, Department of Radiation Oncology, UCSF, USA; “Clinical Monte Carlo: Electron Beams”
  • C-M Charlie Ma, Ph.D, Professor and Director of Radiation Physics, Department of Radiation Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA; “Clinical Monte Carlo: Particle Beams” 

Mini-symposium on “Grand Challenges in Neuroengineering

Organizers:
Bin He email , University of Minnesota, USA
Shangkai Gao email , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Metin Akay email , University of Houston, USA
Bruce Wheeler email , University of Florida

Speakers:

  • Shangkai Gao, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China; “Brain-computer Interface”
  • Bin He, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of Minnesota, USA; “Functional Neuroimaging”
  • Metin Akay, Professor and Department Chair of Biomedical Engineering, University of Houston, USA; “The influence of Nicotine in the VTA DA neuron activities and gene expressions”
  • Ted Berger, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Director of Neural Engineering Center, University of Southern California, USA; “Reverse Engineering of the Brain”
  • Nigel Lovell, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, University of South Wales, Australia; VP for Conferences, IEEE EMBS; “Retinal Prosthesis”
  • Andrew Laine, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Columbia University, USA; VP for Publications, IEEE EMBS; “Neural Signal Processing” 

Mini-symposium on “Developments in imaging brain function with Electrical Impedance Tomography

Organizer:
Professor David Holder email , University College London
Professor Eung-Je Woo email , Kyung Hee University, Seoul, S. Korea

Speakers:

  • Professor Fusheng You, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China; “Electrical Impedance Tomography of brain function and after head injury”
  • Professor David Holder, UCL, London; “Imaging fast neural activity in the brain by Electrical Impedance Tomography”
  • Professor Bin He, University of Minnesota, USA; “Magnetic Resonance Electrical Property Imaging of Human Brain”
  • Professor Eung Je Woo, Kyung Hee University, South Korea; “MR-EIT and its possible use in imaging fast neural activity and to inform EEG source imaging” 

Mini-symposium on “Nuclear and Radiological Emergencies – Joint Workshop of the IOMP, IAEA and WHO

Organizers:
Prof. Fridtjof Nuesslin email , IOMP, Technische Universität München
Dr. Ahmed Meghzifene email , IAEA
Dr. Maria del Rosario Pérez email , WHO

Speakers:

  • Ahmed Meghzifene, PhD,IAEA
  • Maria del Rosario Pérez, PhD, WHO
  • Fridtjof Nuesslin, PhD,IOMP
  • William Hendee, PhD, Medical College of Wisconsin, Marquette University, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee, University of New Mexico

  • Akifumi Fukumura, National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan
  • Sun Quanfu, National Institute for Radiological Protection, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China
  • Kwan.Hoong Ng, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

 

 

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