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IGT Network+ Meeting – University of Manchester

16th October

Registrations for the IGT Network+ meeting are now open! Please visit our Eventbrite page to secure your place.

The event will take place on Monday 16 October 2017 at the University of Manchester, Michael Smith Building. As usual the event will coincide with the Network Management Group meeting (private) which will take place in the morning. The Network+ Meeting will then begin with a lunch followed by a series of image-guided therapy talks from academic, industry and clinical speakers.

The University of Manchester is a partner institute of our network and also the base for Theme 2, focused energy delivery and motion compensation, led by Marcel van Herk.


11.00—12.00: Network Management Group (NMG) meeting [closed session; invitation only]

12.00—13.00: Lunch and poster setup [posters should be A0, portrait]

13.00—13.10: Welcome from Professor Marcel van Herk (University of Manchester)

Session One: Magnetic Resonance Imaging – Adapting, targeting and guidance | Chair: Marcel van Herk

13.10—13.30: Dr James O’Conner: Using oxygen enhanced MRI to guide radiotherapy

13.30—13.50: Dr Thomas Hambrook: MRI/PET guidance

13.50—14.10: Dr Alan McWilliam: The MR-Linac project

14.10 – 14.15: Short Break

Session Two: Early Career Researcher session | Chair: Dr Alan McWilliam

14.15—14.30: Abigail Bryce-Atkinson: Optimising reduduced dose CBT

14.30—14.45: TBA 
14.45—15.00: TBA

15.00—15.15: TBA

15.15—15.50: Poster Session & refreshment break

Session Three: Better targeting therapy | Chair: Dr Marianne Aznar

15.50—16.10: Dr Michael Taylor: Imaging guidance in protons

16.10—16.30: Prof Marcel van Herk: Image-based data mining, better targeted therapy

16.30—16.50: Prof Tim Cootes: Shape/pattern recognition – micro-fractures on CT
16.50—17.00: Final discussion and close of day



16th October
Event Category:


EPSRC Image-Guided Therapies UK Network+


University of Manchester
Michael Smith Building, Oxford Road
Manchester, M19 9PL United Kingdom
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