Keynote Speakers

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Main Topic: Biomaterials, Cellular and Tissue Engineering, Artificial Organs
Presentation title: TBA
Anthony Atala
United States of America


Main Topic: BME and MP Education, Training and Professional Development
Presentation title: Professional development through e-learning: A walkthrough of the AAPM Online Learning Center
Charles Bloch
Radiation Oncology, University of Washington, Seattle, United States


Main Topic: Modelling and Simulation
Presentation title: TBA
Cyrille Boyer
Australia


Main Topic: BME and MP Education, Training and Professional Development
Presentation title: Preparing young medical physicists for future leadership roles
Carmel J. Caruana
Medical Physics Department, University of Malta, Msida, Malta


Main Topic: Accreditation and Certification
Presentation title: TBA
Paul Chang
Singapore


Main Topic: Health Technology Assessment
Presentation title: Medical technology assessment in radiation medicine
Kin Yin Cheung
Medical Physics & Research Department, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital, Hong Kong, China


Main Topic: Accreditation and Certification
Presentation title: Accreditation and Certification in Medical Physics
John Damilakis
Medical Physics, University of Crete, Heraklion, Greece


Main Topic: Advanced Technologies in Cancer Research and Treatment
Presentation title: Particle therapy technology: Have we reached the future?
Jay Flanz
United States of America


Main Topic: Biomechanics, Rehabilitation and Prosthetics
Presentation title: TBA
Christian Gasser
Sweden


Main Topic: BME and MP Education, Training and Professional Development
Presentation title: TBA
James Goh
Singapore


Main Topic: Biosignals Processing
Presentation title: Dry electrodes for electroencephalography
Jens Haueisen
BMTI, TU Ilmenau, Ilmenau, Germany


Main Topic: Radiation Oncology Physics and Systems
Presentation title: TBA
Marcel van Herk
United Kingdom


Main Topic: Diagnostic and Therapeutic Instrumentation
Presentation title: Additive manufacturing in medicine and tissue engineering
Radovan Hudak, Jozef Zivcak
Department of Biomedical Engineering and Measurement, Technical University of Kosice, Košice, Slovakia


Main Topic: Modelling and Simulation
Presentation title: The IUPS Physiome Project
Peter Hunter
Auckland Bioengineering Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


Main Topic: Clinical Engineering
Presentation title: Biomedical and Clinical Engineers: live and learn
Ernesto Iadanza
Department of Information Engineering, University of Florence, Firenze, Italy


Main Topic: Biosignals Processing
Presentation title: TBA
Leonidas D. Iasemidis
United States of America


Main Topic: Modelling and Simulation
Presentation title: Monte Carlo simulation of early biological damage induced by ionizing radiation at the DNA scale: overview of the Geant4-DNA project
Sebastien Incerti
CNRS, Gradignan, France


Main Topic: Biological Effects of Ionizing Radiation
Presentation title: TBA
Penelope Jeggo
United Kingdom


Main Topic: Information Technology in Healthcare
Presentation title: Public Health in the Era of Big Data: From Online Evidence to Serious Games
Patty Kostkova
IRDR, University College London, London, United Kingdom


Main Topic: Image Processing
Presentation title: Benchmarking of algorithms for biomedical image analysis
Michal Kozubek
Centre for Biomedical Image Analysis, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic


Main Topic: Diagnostic Imaging
Presentation title: Fast Field-Cycling MRI: a new diagnostic modality?
David Lurie, Lionel Broche, Gareth Davies, James Ross
School of Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom


Main Topic: Biosignals Processing
Presentation title: TBA
José Millet Roig
Spain


Main Topic: Health Technology Assessment
Presentation title: TBA
Leandro Pecchia
United Kingdom


Main Topic: Information Technology in Healthcare
Presentation title: Medical informatics; where's the data and how can it be used
Donald Peck
Medical Informatics, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, United States


Main Topic: Dosimetry and Radiation Protection
Presentation title: International radiation safety system - Advancements and challenges with its application in regulatory frameworks
Miroslav Pinak
NSRW/ Division of Radiation, Transport and Waste Safety, IAEA, Vienna, Austria


Main Topic: Diagnostic Imaging
Presentation title: MRI in patients with implantable electronic devices: a teamwork approach
E Russell Ritenour
Radiology and Radiological Sciences, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, United States


Main Topic: Minimum Invasive Surgery, Robotics, Image Guided Therapies, Endoscopy
Presentation title: TBA
Ichiro Sakuma
Japan


Main Topic: Patient Safety
Presentation title: TBA
Milan Šantrůček
Czech Republic


Main Topic: Micro- and Nanosystems, Active Implants, Biosensors
Presentation title: TBA
Misha Spira
Israel


Main Topic: Patient Safety
Presentation title: Skin injuries in interventional procedures: What the Medical Physicist needs to know
Virginia Tsapaki
Medical Physics Department, Konstantopoulio General Hospital, Nea Ionia, Greece


Main Topic: Biological Effects of Electromagnetic Fields
Presentation title: TBA
Jack A. Tuszynski
Canada


Main Topic: Image Processing
Presentation title: Challenges in quantitative medical image analysis
József Varga
Department of Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, University of Debrecen, Debrecen, Hungary


Main Topic: Neuroengineering, Neural Systems
Presentation title: Neural implants for therapy and enhancement
Kevin Warwick
Office of the Vice Chancellor, Coventry University, Coventry, United Kingdom


Main Topic: Accreditation and Certification
Presentation title: Certification of Clinical Medical Physicists: How to uphold the standard globally
Raymond Wu
Chief Executive Office, International Medical Physics Certification Board, Phoenix, United States


Main Topic: Minimum Invasive Surgery, Robotics, Image Guided Therapies, Endoscopy
Presentation title: Medical Robotics – Successes, Challenges, and the Road Ahead
Guang-Zhong Yang
The Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom


Main Topic: Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Presentation title: Quantitative imaging biomarkers using PET/MRI
Habib Zaidi
Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging, Geneva University Hospital, Geneva, Switzerland