Spring Meeting
Friday May 11, 2007
Rochester General Hospital
Rochester, NY

                        

                      Our Corporate Members      : Accuray, Inc.
                      (in alphabetic order)              B-K Medical Systems
                                                                    IMPAC Medical Systems
                                                                    Laco, Inc.
                                                                    Rad Technology
                                                                    Standard Imaging
                                                                    Tomotherapy
                                                                    Upstate Linac Services
                                                                    Varian

12:00 4:30    Sponsoring Vendor Exhibits:  Clypso Medical Technologies
                       (in alphabetic order)              GE Health Care   
                                                                     Siemens Medical
                                                                    
Standard Imaging
                                                                     Upstate Linac Services, LLC


11:00-12:00     Business Meeting -
(Sengupta Room)

12:00              LUNCH - Sponsored by Upstate Linac Services (Sengupta Room)

12:30              Refreshment and vendor exhibit - Twig Auditorium atrium

Vendor Session

01:05 - 1:25     Calypso Medical 4D localization System
                      Victoria Golden, Calypso Medical Technologies

01:25 - 1:40     Radiation beam QA imaging with the Kodak 2000RT CR System
                      Michelle Donowsky, Kodak

Scientific Session

1:45                 Evaluation of a new electron-multiplying CCD (EMCCD) based, high-resolution, high-sensitivity x-ray detector for fluoroscopy and radiography
                        Andrew T Kuhls
                        Toshiba Stroke Research Center, University at Buffalo (SUNY), Buffalo, NY.

2:05                 Survey of fluoroscopic cardiac interventional dose data: a two year study
Andreea C. Dohatcu
Toshiba Stroke Research Center, University at Buffalo (SUNY), Buffalo, NY.

2:20                 Brachytherapy seed localization using geometric and linear programming techniques
Vikas Singh
Toshiba Stroke Research Center, University at Buffalo (SUNY), Buffalo, NY.

2:35                  Analyzing the effect of shields present in gynecological ovoid using Gafchromic film dosimetry
Mukhraj Hira
Department of Radiation Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY.

2:50                 Benchmarking Monte Carlo techniques for IOHDR dosimetry simulations
                        Moonseong Oh
                        Department of Radiation Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY

3:05                 BREAK (w/refreshments) Sponsored by Our Sponsors

3:30                 In vivo quantification of human lung dose response relationship
                       Peng Wang
                       University of Rochester, NY.

3:45                 Comparison of heterogeneity correction algorithms used with IMRT delivery in step and shoot and sliding window modes
                       Mary Schmitter
                       Department of Radiation Medicine, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY.

Invited Speaker Session

4:00                Combining beam-angle selection and dose optimization in IMRT
                      
Daryl P. Nazareth, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Buffalo, NY        

4:30                 ADJOURN

Directions (To Rochester General Hospital):

From the West: New York State Thruway to Exit 47. 490 East to 390 North to 104 (Ridge Road) East to Carter Street exit. Follow service road to Hospital entrance. Parking is available in the Ramp Garage.

From Rochester Airport (ROC): 390 North to 104 (Ridge Road) East to Carter Street exit. Follow service road to Hospital entrance. Parking is available in the Ramp Garage.

From the East: New York State Thruway to Exit 45. 490 West to 590 North to 104 West to Goodman Street/Portland Avenue exit. Follow service road to Portland Avenue and turn left. Hospital is on the right. Parking is available in the Ramp Garage.

From the South: 390 North to 590 North to 104 West to Goodman Street/Portland Avenue exit. Follow service road to Portland Avenue and turn left. Hospital is on the right. Parking is available in the Ramp Garage.

Directions (from Parking to Twig Auditorium):

From the Ramp garage (#1, above), exit the elevator in the ramp on the Ground Level, and enter the doors directly to the right. The TWIG Auditorium is directly on the left hand side.

 

  

 

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(A chapter of AAPM)