Scientific Program

*Please note that schedule for the scientific program below may be subject to minor changes. Please check this website for the latest updated information.

DAY 1: 11 FEB

ONSITE REGISTRATION OPENS

BREAKFAST SESSION

Opening Address

- Dr SK Djeng & Prof Robert Malyapa

The Evolution of Proton Therapy

- Prof Indra Das, PhD

Past + Present + Future of Proton Therapy: Can we make the math work?

- Prof Dr med Damien Weber, MD

Intensity Modulated Proton Therapy

- Prof Dr Tony Lomax, PhD

LUNCH BREAK

Introduction: Variations in Proton Biological Effect and its Clinical Implications

- Prof Harald Paganetti, PhD

The Promise & Perils of Proton Radiotherapy in Children

- Prof Torunn Yock, MD

AFTERNOON TEA BREAK

 

Proton Therapy for Tumours of Head & Neck involving Skull Base 

- Prof Robert Malyapa, MD, PhD
 

Expectation for a Proton Programme in Singapore and the Region

- Prof Soo Khee Chee, MD

SESSION ENDS

0730

 

0930 

 

1000

 

1045

1115

1200

1330

1415

1500

1530

1615

1700

DAY 2: 12 FEB

MORNING COFFEE & TEA

The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Guide: Robust Optimisation and Evaluation of Proton Treatment Plans

- Dr Matthew Lowe, PhD

Proton in Pediatrics: Lessons Learned

- Prof Torunn Yock, MD

MORNING TEA BREAK

Improving Lives and Accelerating Cures: The Chordoma Foundation Story

- Mr Josh Sommer

Use of Particle Radiation Therapy for Advanced Head and Neck Malignancies

- Prof Jiade Jay Lu, MD, MBA

LUNCH BREAK

Molecular Imaging for Treatment Planning and Response Assessment

- Prof Rodney Hicks, MBBS (Hons), MD FRACP, FAHMS

Moving Forward: Optimising Proton Therapy for Increased Biological Effectiveness

- Prof Harald Paganetti, PhD

AFTERNOON TEA BREAK

Immunotherapy for Head and Neck Cancers

- Prof. Scott Strome, MD

FLASH Therapy: A Potential Paradigm Shift in Cancer Treatment

- Prof. Ricky Anupam Sharma

SESSION ENDS

0800

 

0900

 

 

0945

1015

1045

 

 

1130

1215

1330

1415

1500

1530

1615

1700

DAY 3: 13 FEB

MORNING COFFEE & TEA

Proton Therapy for Selected Brain Tumours for Selected Patients

- Prof Dr med Damien Weber, MD

Proton Therapy for Primary Tumours of the Skull Base and Spine

- Prof Robert Malyapa, MD, PhD

MORNING TEA BREAK

Theranostics: Past, Present and Future

- Prof Rodney Hicks, MBBS (Hons), MD FRACP, FAHMS

Uncertainties in Proton Therapy Delivery

- Prof Dr Tony Lomax

LUNCH BREAK

Commissioning a Proton Gantry for Clinical Use

- Dr Matthew Lowe, PhD

Proton Immunotherapy: A Match made in Heaven? 

- Dr Kwek Boon Han

AFTERNOON TEA & CLOSING

 

LUCKY DRAW

SESSION ENDS

0800

0900

 

0945

1015

1045

1130

 

 

1215

1330

1415

1500

1600

1630

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