PROS 2016 Midyear Meeting

Event Date:

August 27, 2016

Program Activities

I. AUGUST 27, 2016 (SATURDAY): GYNE HDR BRACHYTHERAPY LECTURE/WORKSHOP PROGRAM
TimeSpeakerActivity
08:00 AMRegistration
09:00 AM - 09:15 AMWelcome Remarks
09:15 AM - 09:45 AMDr. Michael M. MalabananLECTURE 1: Cobalt 60 HDR Brachytherapy Experience at MMC 
09:45 AM - 10:15 AMDr. Yoodhvir Singh NagarLECTURE 2: Advances in Brachytherapy: Blind to Image Guidance
10:15 AM - 10:45 AMCOFFEE BREAK
10:45 AM - 11:15 AMMr. Antonius SpillerLECTURE 3: Introduction of new Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG HDR Afterloader System - SagiNova together with SagiPlan
11:15 AM - 11:45 AMDr. Yoodhvir Singh Nagar LECTURE 4: Image Guided Brachytherapy for Cervix Cancer: GEC- ESTRO vs. ASTRO guidelines
11:45 AM - 12:15 PMMr. Antonius SpillerLECTURE 5: Nuclides used HDR-Afterloader-Systems (Ir-192 vs. Co-60) From the Physics Point of View
12:15 PM - 01:30 PMLUNCH BREAK
01:30 PM - 4:30 PMMr. Antonius SpillerWORKSHOP: Demonstration of Applicators and Hands-on Training of SagiPlan TPS
II. AUGUST 28, 2016 (SUNDAY): PROS RESIDENTS RESEARCH FORUM
TimeActivity
07:30 AM - 08:00 AMRegistration
08:00 AM - 08:15 AM Opening Ceremonies
08:15 AM - 08:30 AM Introduction of Guest Faculty Lecturers
Dr. Jubert Benedicto
Dr. Rudy Pagcatipunan
Dr. Marissa Alejandria
08:30 AM - 12:00 PMResearch Lectures and Break-out Group Discussions
 Topic 1: Research Basics Part II
 Topic 2: Writing Case Reports for Publication
12:00 PM - 01:15 PMLUNCH BREAK
01:15 PM - 01:30 PMPresentation of the Mechanics of the Research Contest
01:30 PM - 01:45 PMIntroduction of the Board of Judges
01:45 PM - 02:45 PMOral Presentation (max of 10 minutes each)
02:45 PM - 03:00 PMCOFFEE BREAK
03:00 PM - 04:00 PMPresentation of Case Reports (max of 10 minutes each)
04:00 PM - 04:30 PMJudges Deliberation
04:30 PM - 05:00 PMAwarding Ceremony

Midyear Meeting Registration Information

  • Registration for the August 27 and 28 meeting at EDSA Shangri-la is FREE OF CHARGE 
  • The 2-day program is tailored for radiation oncology consultants and residents in training
  • Medical physicists shall receive separate invitations from Assurance Controls Technologies so medical physicists should not register for this activity through PROS  
  • Physicists are welcome to attend. Please invite your physicists at your respective institutions and have them registered to be counted. For day 1 (Aug 27), we have 100 slots available and 50 slots for day 2 (Aug 28)
  • All training residents must attend the day 2 program.
  • Registration will start on July 25, 2016. Please visit our website at www. pros.org.ph or email me at doc_marge97@yahoo.com to register. At the moment, we are upgrading our website and hope to have it up in time for registration.

See you in August!