Dear friends and colleagues,
We have the honour of hosting The 8th Alpe-Adria Medical Physics Meeting which will take place from 25th to 27th May, 2017
This course has been accredited by EBAMP as CPD event for Medical Physicists at EQF Level 7 and awarded 22 CPD credit points.
The success of the previous meetings leaves the organisers faced with a challenge on how to enhance the quality of each and every meeting and to ensure that it takes place on a regular basis. The importance of such a meeting is paramount, particularly due to the fact that Alpe Adria region now consists of seven countries which allows us to share experiences and knowledge in various fields of medical physics. This will be the opportunity to discuss the development of medical physics, current practice, to cooperate and go back to work empowered by knowledge and new contacts and to build foundation for future progress.
Organizing Committee

Programme

Topics of the Meeting

Radiation therapy       Radiation protection       Medical imaging

Radiobiology       MRI       Medical physics education       Nuclear medicine


Invited speakers:

Joanna Izewska, IAEA
Renato Padovani, International Centre for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy
Mario de Denaro, Ospedale, Maggiore - Centro Tumori, Trieste, Italy
Carmel Caruana, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Malta, Malta
Eduard Gershkevitsh, North Estonian Medical center, Tallin, Estonia
Olivera Ciraj-Bjelac, Institute of nuclear Sciences, Vinca, Serbia

Conference Proceedings is available HERE

Scientific Programme is available HERE

Second Announcement is available HERE


Scientific committee:

Austria: Uwe Wolff, (AKH Wien) Werner Schmidt, (SMZ-Ost, Donauspital, Wien) Brigitte Zurl, (Univ. Klinik für Strahlentherapie-Radioonkologie, Graz)
Croatia: Hrvoje Hršak, (University Hospital Centre Zagreb) Mirjana Budanec, (University Clinical hopsital „Sestre Milosrdnice“ Zagreb)
Dario Faj, (University of Osijek) Slaven Jurković (University hospital Rijeka)
Italy: Renata Longo, (Trieste University) Mario De Denaro, (Trieste University Hospital) Renato Padovani (ICTP, Trieste)
Hungary: Csilla Pesznyák, (Budapest University of Technology and Economics) Tibor Major, (National Institute of Oncology, Budapest) József Varga (University of Debrecen)
Slovakia: Gabriel Kralik,(St. Elizabeth Cancer Institute, Bratislava) Sona Kovacova,(St. Elizabeth Cancer Institute, Bratislava) Pavol Matula (Oncology Institute Kosice)
Slovenia: Božidar Casar, (Institute of oncology Ljubljana) Urban Zdešar, (Institute of Occupational Safety, Ljubljana) Ignacio Mendez Carot, (Institute of oncology Ljubljana)
Serbia: Olivera Ciraj Bjelac, (Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Vinca) Laza Rutonjski, (Institute of oncology Vojvodina, Sremska Kamenica) Baucal Milutin, (Institute of oncology Vojvodina, Sremska Kamenica) Miodrag Krmar, (University of Novi Sad) Jelena Ostojic, (Clinical center Vojvodina, Novi Sad) Vojislav Antic, (Clinical Center of Serbia, Belgrade) Marija Jeremic, (Clinical Center Kragujevac) Danijela Arandjic, (Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Vinca) Jelena Stankovic-Petrovic, (Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Vinca) Djordje Lazarevic, (Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Vinca) Milos Zivanovic, (Institute of Nuclear Sciences, Vinca) Jelena Stankovic, (Clinical Center Nis) Ivana Miskovic, (Institute of oncology and radiology Serbia, Belgrade)

Registration

Early Registration Members* Only Early Registration Late Registration Members* Only Late Registration
- - 130.00 EUR 160.00 EUR
Until March 31, 2017 Until March 31, 2017 After March 31, 2017 After March 31, 2017
- - all conference materials all conference materials
- - welcome cocktail welcome cocktail
- - coffee breaks coffee breaks
- - symposium dinner symposium dinner

Sponsors

P L A T I N U M   S P O N S O R

PLATINUM SPONSOR - Kvark doo Kragujevac

G O L D   S P O N S O R S

GOLD SPONSOR - Varian Medical Systems
GOLD SPONSOR - PTW Dosimetry systems and ionization chambers

S I L V E R   S P O N S O R S

SILVER SPONSOR - Brainlab
SILVER SPONSOR - IBA Dosimetry
SILVER SPONSOR - SIEMENS Healthineers
SILVER SPONSOR - Emedis - Distribution of medical equipment

Invitation for sponsors can be downloaded HERE

Technical exibition information can be downloaded HERE

Submission

*   N E W !   *   Instructions for posters and oral presentations!

Instructions for oral presentations:
Each author will have a 15 minutes time slot, to present their work and discuss with audience. The Power Point presentation should be sent to the e-mail aampm2017@gmail.com latest by the May 20th.

Instructions for poster presentations:
The printed posters will be displayed in the hall during the conference days. Maximum size of poster is 90 cm x 120 cm. Additionally, the poster session will be held in following manner: each author will have 2-3 minutes to present their work in the conference room, in front of the auditorium, using their electronic versions of the posters. If author wishes, a 2-3 slide presentation can be made, to substitute the electronic version of the poster during the presentation. The Power Point presentations / electronic versions should be sent to the e-mail aampm2017@gmail.com latest by the May 20th.

*   N E W !   *   Abstract submission deadline extended!
We are excited by the large number of good quality abstracts that have been received so far. Thanks to those who have already submitted your abstracts and synopses. Nevertheless, in order to increase the opportunity to share the latest developments within numerous topics in medical physics, we are pleased to extend the deadline for final abstract submission to Friday April 7, 2017.

*   N E W !   *   The Radiology and Oncology journal & AAMP Meeting 2017
Special section of the Radiology and Oncology journal will be dedicated to the AAMP Meeting 2017. Among indicated contributions, scientific committee will select up to five best abstracts. Full length manuscripts will be recommended for publishing in Radiology and Oncology special issue. Authors who are willing to submit manuscripts shall explicitly indicate this during the submission of the abstracts. Authors of the selected abstracts will be required to submit full length manuscript not later than three months after the AAMP conference. After the submission, manuscripts will be additionally reviewed by two referees. Radiology and Oncology is an open access journal and all articles are subject to 700 EUR + VAT publication fee.
Manuscripts have to be submitted according to the journal policy. Additional information can be found at www.radioloncol.com and www.degruyter.com.

Abstract of oral or poster presentation should be written in a form of short scientific paper following these rules:
    Write your abstract as a MS Word file using Times New Roman 12 font size, with single line spacing.
    Text (including: titles, authors, institutions and text body), should not exceed three MS word pages (a maximum of 10000 characters, incl. spaces).
    The heading of the abstract should contain: title (in bold), full name of the authors, affiliation/institute (italics) and e-mail address of the corresponding author.
    The body of the abstract should contain the following paragraphs, in the following order, in bold: Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, Discussion and References (with not more than 5 references) separating each reference with new line.
    Figures, tables and captions should be on a separate pages (a maximum of 2 pages); in this case the abstract could have a maximum length of 5 pages.
    The abstract must be attached as an MS Word file with the name of the first author and sent to the following address: umfs.samp@gmail.com AND office@dzz.org.rs
    The size of the poster should be 90 cm by 120 cm, portrait orientation (paper).

The accompanying e-mail must specify the preferred type of presentation: oral or poster and should have the subject "AAMPM2017 - [title]", where [title] is the title of the submitted abstract. All abstracts will be submitted to the Scientific Committee for review and approval, and subsequently selected for oral or poster sessions, depending on the scientific contents. Scientific committee can exceptionally accept abstracts which will not follow required structure completely - e.g. contributions in a form of short review paper.

Abstract submission deadline March 17th 2017.

Alpe Adria Prize

The Alpe-Adria Prize is reserved for a Medical Physicist presenting his or her excellent accomplishments in the field of Medical Physics, as a young scientist
(not older than 35).

The eligible candidates of the prize should send an e-mail to the address: umfs.samp@gmail.com, specifying the following:
    the name of the author,
    age of the author,
    working institution or place of study,
    a short abstract of one recent, significant study concerning the applications of physics in medicine.

The Scientific Committee is going to select the two best papers and reward the winners of the prize.

Deadline to register for the Alpe-Adria Prize: April 14, 2017.

Location

In case assistance is needed to book the hotel, please contact the travel agency Kompas Novi Sad, e-mail S.Radulovic@kompasnovisad.com or visit www.kompas.co.rs

Contact


E-mail: umfs.samp@gmail.com
SERBIAN ASSOCIATION OF MEDICAL PHYSICISTS (SAMP)
Trg Dositeja Obradovica 3
Novi Sad, Serbia

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