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CICCST

Room 416, East Hall
China Hall of Science and Technology
No. 3, Fuxing Road, Beijing 100863
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 Theme & Topics  

Theme 01 Radiation Oncology
Theme 02 Diagnostic Imaging
Theme 03 Dosimetry and Radiation Protection
Theme 04 Biological Effects of Radiation
Theme 05 New Technologies in Cancer Research and Cancer Treatment
Theme 06 Biomaterials and Artificial Organs
Theme 07 Biomechanics
Theme 08 Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering
Theme 09 Biosignal Processing
Theme 10 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering & Biomedical Physics
Theme 11 Surgery, Computer Aided Surgery, Minimal Invasive Interventions Endoscopy and                            Image Guided Therapy, Modeling and Simulation
Theme 12 Information and Communication in Medicine, Telemedicine and e-Health, Health                           Informatics
Theme 13 Biosensor, Bionanotechnology and BioMEMS
Theme 14 Audiology, Ophthalmology, Emergency & Dental Medicine
Theme 15 Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation Engineering and Prosthetics
Theme 16 Neuroengineering, Neural Systems
Theme 17 Medical Devices and Appliance
Theme 18 Professional and Educational Topics
Theme 19 Clinical Engineering
Theme 20 Special Topics & Workshops

ACCAS 2012 Topics

Theme 1  Radiation Oncology                  
Co-Chairs:
Jun Deng, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Tomas Kron, Peter MacCallum Cancer Institute, Australia
Ben Mijnheer, The Netherlands Cancer Institute-Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Netherlands

TRACKS:

  1. Technology: Beam Delivery Techniques
  2. Planning: Imaging (Contouring, Segmentation, Fusion, Registration, Deformation)
  3. Planning: Strategies (Optimization, Motion Management, Remote Dose Planning)
  4. Planning: Dose Calculation (Analytical, Monte Carlo)
  5. Biological/Functional Imaging and Treatment Planning in Radiotherapy
  6. Treatment: Immobilization, Positioning and Motion Management (On-Line Imaging, Image-Guidance)
  7. Brachytherapy and Radionuclide Therapy
  8. Hadron Therapy and Binary Therapy
  9. Special Treatment Strategies (Intraoperative, Stereotactic Treatments, Hypofractionation)
  10. Assessment of Radiotherapy Responses (Imaging, Outcome Modeling)
  11. Quality Assurance of Treatment Delivery (Treatment Verification, IGRT)
  12. Quality Management and Patient Safety
  13. Dosimetry, Calibration >>back to top


Theme 2  Diagnostic Imaging                                     
Co-Chairs:

Shanglian Bao,
Peking University, China
Jiahong Gao,
The University of Chicago, USA
Xiaochuan Pan,
The University of Chicago, USA

TRACKS:

  1. X-ray Imaging/ Mammography
  2. Computed Tomography
  3. Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  4. Ultrasound Imaging
  5. SPECT and PET
  6. Multi-Modality Imaging
  7. Imaging Bioimpedance and Bioelectric Sources
  8. Optical Imaging
  9. Phase Contrast Imaging
  10. Image Processing
  11. Imaging Detector Technology
  12. Simulation Methods: Digital Phantoms and Monte Carlo Methods
  13. Quantitative Imaging for Diagnosis and Treatment
  14. Dose, Risk and Dose Optimization
  15. Quality Assurance
  16. Magnetoencephalography – MEG  >>back to top      


Theme 3  Dosimetry and Radiation Protection
Co-Chairs:
Kinyin Cheung, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Hong Kong
William R. Hendee, Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
X. George Xu, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

TRACKS:

  1. Dosimetry in Therapy (Experiments, Calculations)
  2. Dosimetry in Imaging (Experiments, Calculations)
  3. Dosimetry in Nuclear Medicine (Experiments, Calculations)
  4. Dosimetric Techniques and Phantoms
  5. Guidelines and Radiation Protection Reference Levels for Patients and Personnel
  6. Shielding Design
  7. Micro and Nano Dosimetry
  8. Remote Dose Monitoring >>back to top

Theme 4  Biological Effects of Radiation
Co-Chairs:
Xiaoyun Di,
Zhejiang Cancer Hospital, China
X. Allen Li,
Medical College of Wisconsin, USA
Charles Mayo,
Mayo Clinic, USA

TRACKS:
  1. Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation
  2. Biological Effects of Non-Ionizing Radiation
  3. Biological Dosimetry >>back to top

Theme 5  New Technologies in Cancer Research and Cancer Treatment
Co-Chairs:
Anders Brahme,
Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Yimin Hu,
Cancer Institute & Hospital of CAMS, China

TRACKS:

  1. Adaptive Radiation Therapy (ART)
  2. Real-Time Image-Guided Radiation Therapy
  3. High Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) Therapy
  4. Target Ablation by Using Microwave,Radiofrequence, Cryotherapy, etc.
  5. Nanotechnology in Radiation Therapy and Imaging
  6. Very High Energy X-Ray Therapy
  7. Systemic Alpha Therapy
  8. Pre-clinical Research on Phase 1 Trail
  9. Hyperthemia Therapy
  10. Laser Therapy
  11. Laser Based Particle Radiotherapy >>back to top  


Theme 6  Biomaterials and Artificial Organs
Co-Chairs:
Subrata Saha,
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, USA
Jan WOJCICKI,
Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering of PAN, Poland
Ze Zhang,
Université Laval,Canada

TRACKS:

  1. Biomaterials for Cell and Organ Therapies
  2. Cardiovascular Biomaterials, Artificial Heart and Cardiac Assist Devices
  3. Artificial Skin, Bones, Joints, Teeth and Related Biomaterials
  4. Biofilm-Material Interactions
  5. Drug Delivery and Control Release>>back to top


Theme 7  Biomechanics
Co-Chairs:
Zonglai Jiang,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Zong-Ming Li,
Cleveland Clinic, USA

TRACKS:

  1. Orthopaedic Biomechanics
  2. Cardiovascular Fluid Mechanics
  3. Dental Mechanics
  4. Tissue Mechanics
  5. Cellular and Molecular Mechanics
  6. Mechanobiology
  7. Human Movement Biomechanics
  8. Biomechanics in Medical Device
  9. Biomechanics in Nature >>back to top


Theme 8  Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering
Co-Chairs:

Prof. Yilin Cao, Shanghai Ninth People's Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine; Plastic Surgery Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, China
Makoto Kikuchi,
National Defense Medical College, Japan
Tingfei Xi,
Peking University, China

TRACKS:

  1. Biomedical Imaging in Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering
  2. Study from Translational Research and Clinical Point of View
  3. Nanotechnology in Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering
  4. Current Advances in Stem Cell Biology
  5. Models of Regeneration
  6. Molecular Mechanisms of Regeneration
  7. Scaffolds in Tissue Engineering
  8. Bioreactors in Tissue Engineering
  9. Functional Tissue Engineering>>back to top


Theme 9  Biosignal Processing
Co-Chairs:
Akos Jobbagy,
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary
Ding Lei,
University of Oklahoma, USA
Tianshuang Qiu,
Dalian University of Technology, China

TRACKS:

  1. Biosignal Processing and Physiological Modeling
  2. Nonlinear Dynamic Analysis of Biomedical Signals
  3. Signal Pattern Classification
  4. Adaptive and Parametric Filtering
  5. Time-frequency Analysis
  6. Connectivity and Causality
  7. Blind Source Separation
  8. Machine Learning >>back to top


Theme 10 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering & Biomedical Physics
Co-Chairs:

Yaoxiong Huang,
Jinan University, China
May Dongmei Wang,
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

TRACKS:

  1. Molecular Probes
  2. Molecular Imaging
  3. Mechanobiology
  4. Mechanotransduction
  5. Mechanical Regulation of Tissue Regeneration
  6. Stem Cell in Medical Therapies >>back to top
        


Theme 11 Surgery, Computer Aided Surgery, Minimal Invasive Interventions,  Endoscopy and Image Guided Therapy, Modeling and Simulation
Co-Chairs:
Kang-Ping Lin,
Chung Yuan Christian University, Chinese Taipei
Guang-Zhong Yang,
Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine, UK

TRACKS:

  1. Image Guided Interventions
  2. Virtual Reality in Medicine
  3. Soft Tissue and Vessel Based Navigation
  4. Endoscopy and Endoscopic Interventions
  5. Robots and Manipulators in Therapy
  6. Minimal Invasive Surgery and Instruments
  7. Modeling and Simulation >>back to top
        


Theme 12 Information and Communication in Medicine, Telemedicine and e-Health, Health Informatics
Co-Chairs:
Jie Liang,
University of Illinois at Chicago, China
Niilo SARANUMMI,
VTT Technical Research Centre, Finland
YT Zhang,
Chinese Univ of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

TRACKS:

  1. Image Processing, Display and Visualization
  2. Computer Aided Diagnosis
  3. PACS
  4. Standards: DICOM**, ISO, IHE***
  5. Hospital Information Systems
  6. Telemedicine
  7. Digital Operating Room
  8. Workflow, Patient Specific Modeling
  9. Medicine on the Internet of Things
  10. Distant monitoring and telehome care>>back to top
        


Theme 13 Biosensor, Bionanotechnology and BioMEMS
Co-Chairs:
Olof Lindahl,
Lule University, Sweden
Jing Liu,
Tsinghua University, China

TRACKS:

  1. BioSensors and Nanobiosensors
  2. Nanoparticles/Nanotheranostics
  3. Lab-on-chip/Biochips
  4. Hydrogels for BioMEMS and NEMS, BioMEMS-based 3D Scaffold Fabrication
  5. Nanotoxicology Characterization,Dosing and Health Effects >>back to top
        


Theme 14 Audiology, Ophthalmology, Emergency & Dental Medicine
Co-Chairs:

Heikki Terio,
Karolinska University Hospital, Sweden
Herbert Voigt,
Boston University, USA

TRACKS:

  1. Audiology
  2. Ophthalmology
  3. Emergency
  4. Dental Medicine >>back to top
        


Theme 15 Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation Engineering and Prosthetics
Co-Chairs:

Jianan Li,
Jiangsu Province Hospital, China
Martha Zequera,
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia
Ming Zhang, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HKSAR, China

TRACKS:

  1. Translational Medicine in Rehabilitation
  2. Rehabilitation Engineering
  3. Sports Medicine
  4. Prosthetics
  5. Ergonomics & Human Factors >>back to top
        


Theme 16 Neuroengineering, Neural Systems
Co-Chairs:

Metin Akay,
University of Houston, USA
Bruce C C Wheeler,
University of Florida, USA
Guoyan Yang,
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

TRACKS:

  1. Neural Interfaces and Regeneration
  2. Brain Computer/Machine Interfaces
  3. NeuroProstheses
  4. Deep Brain Stimulation
  5. Motor Learning and Neural Control
  6. Brain Physiology and Modeling
  7. Neural Signal Processing
  8. Functional Neuroimaging
  9. Neurological Disorders
  10. Transcranial Magnetic and Electric Stimulation >>back to top
        


Theme 17 Medical Devices and Appliance
Co-Chairs:
Toshiyo Tamura,
Chiba University, Japan
Guangzhi Wang,
Tsinghua University, China
Prof. Monique Frize, University of Ottawa, Canada

TRACKS:

  1. Diagnostic Devices and Instrumentation, General
  2. External/Internal/Implanted Therapeutic Devices, General
  3. Image-guided Devices and Therapies
  4. Ambulatory, Home/Personal/Independent Living Devices
  5. Medical Device and System Design and Manufacturing
  6. Medical Device Evaluation and Standards>>back to top
        


Theme 18 Professional and Educational Topics
Co-Chairs:
Xiaowu Deng,
Sun Yat-Sen University Cancer Center, China
Raymond K. Wu,
Barrow Neurological Institute & St. Joseph's Hospital, USA
Lisa Xu,
Shanghai Jiaotong University, China

TRACKS:

  1. Education & Training in Medical Engineering and Physics
  2. Career Development in Medical Engineering and Physics
  3. Accreditation and Certification
  4. Health Technology and Patient Safety
  5. Health Technology Assessment and Economics
  6. Health Technology Management in Developing Countries
  7. Technology Enhanced Education
  8. Preventive Healthcare & Public Health
  9. Distance Training and Accreditation >>back to top
        


Theme 19 Clinical Engineering
Co-Chairs:
Jorge Saide Calil,
University of Campinas, Brazil
Yadin David,
Biomedical Engineering Consultants, LLC, USA
Lei Wang,
Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology of CAMS, China

TRACKS:

  1. Education, Certification and Regulations
  2. Engineering Issues with Clinical Trials
  3. Disaster Preparedness for Healthcare Technology Managers
  4. Technology Management Programs
  5. Catheter, Laser and Ultrasound Interventions
  6. Body Sensor Networks
  7. Safety and Human Factors Engineering for Medical Devices and Systems
  8. Health Technology and Patient Safety
  9. Health Technology Management in Developing Countries >>back to top


Theme 20 Special Topics & Workshops
Co-Chairs:

Ibrahim Duhaini,
Rafik Hariri University Hospital, Lebanon
Alexander I. D'yachenko,
General Physics Institute& Institute of Biomedical Problems, RAS, Russia
Kenneth I Nkuma-Udah,
Federal University of Technology, Nigeria

TRACKS:

  1. Cost Effective Technologies for Developing Countries
  2. The Art of Scientific Visualization
  3. The Role of the Medical Physicist in Clinical Trials
  4. Functional Imaging Evaluation for Diagnosis and Treatment
  5. Biomedical Engineering in Space, Space Physiology and Biology
  6. Small Animal Irradiation and Imaging Technologies
  7. Measurement of Tumor & Tissue Micro-Environment
  8. Laser Generated Photon & Particle Beams
  9. IOMP Symposium: Research in Medical Physics
  10. IOMP & AFOMP Workshop: Nanoparticles in Cancer Therapy
  11. WHO workshop: Telemedicine in Developing Countries
  12. IOMP-IAEA-WHO Workshop: Radiological & Nuclear Emergencies
  13. IFMBE: Student Projects in Developing Countries
  14. Workshop: Writing & Reviewing Scientific Publications
  15. Workshop: The Challenge and the Reward of Being an Entrepreneur in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering
  16. Medical Informatics
  17. Biomagnetism
  18. Global collaboration in biomedical engineering and health
  19. Ethics in Medical and Biological Engineering
  20. IFMBE and IOMP   Symposium on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering in Developing Countries
  21. IFMBE workshop: How to increase the participation of Women in Biomedical Engineering >>back to top
       

THEME ACCAS 2012, 8TH ASIAN CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER AIDED SURGERY
Co-Chairs:

Jing Fang,
Peking University, China
Guangzhi Wang,
Tsinghua University, China
Hongen Liao,
The University of Tokyo, Japan

TRACKS:

  1. Medical activity visualization
  2. Simulation and modeling
  3. Virtual reality for CAS
  4. Image guided diagnosis and therapies
  5. CAS for minimally invasive intervention
  6. Medical robotics and instrumentation
  7. Surgical navigation
  8. Clinical application of CAS
  9. Telemedicine/Teleradiology/Telesurgery
  10. CAS education >>back to top
 

 

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