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Mark your calendar for the 57th Annual Conference of the Particle Therapy Co-operative Group (PTCOG57) and 5th Annual PTCOG-NA meeting. The 2018 event will take place May 21-26, 2018 at the Duke Energy Convention Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

 

With the beautiful backdrop of the Ohio River, and dynamic culinary, arts, culture and entertainment scenes, we promise an outstanding experience in the Queen City. We’re excited about our developing particle radiotherapy agenda that will educate and inspire you. We look forward to seeing you in Cincinnati.

 

Registration is OPEN 
Online registration available through Saturday, May 19, 2018.
On-site registration will be available beginning Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the Duke Energy Convention Center, the site of the PTCOG 57.

WHO WE ARE

The Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group (PTCOG), founded in 1985, is a non-profit worldwide organization of scientists and professionals interested in proton, light ion and heavy charged particle radiotherapy.

The mission of PTCOG is to promote science, technology and practical clinical application of particle therapy, with the ultimate goal of improving treatment of cancer to the highest possible standards in radiation therapy.

To serve and accomplish its objectives, PTCOG encourages improved and continuing education and promotes global activities in the field of particle radiation therapy. It supports the organization of dedicated international conferences, including scientific meetings and educational sessions.

WHAT WE DO

  • Plenary talks from internationally nationally recognized experts
  • More than fifty abstract presentations and hundreds of scientific posters
  • Receptions and networking opportunities among colleagues
  • Exhibits of latest technologies from vendors around the world
  • Site visit to the newly opened Cincinnati Children’s Hospital/University of Cincinnati Medical Center Proton Therapy Center

WHAT TO EXPECT

PTCOG 57 will be highly relevant to physicians, physicists and radiobiologists as well as nurses, technicians, healthcare executives, and developers of future particle beam facilities. Participants will have the opportunity to tour the newly opened Cincinnati Children’s Hospital/University of Cincinnati Medical Center Proton Therapy Center.

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PTCOG57 SPEAKERS

With the most innovative technology and a multidisciplinary team approach, our cancer experts include radiation oncologist, physicists, medical dosimetrists, nurses, anesthesiologist, radiation therapist and others.

CONFERENCE AGENDA

day 1 agenda

monday, may 21, 2018

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Educational Program

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Educational Program

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Evening

Welcome Reception at the Cincinnati Hilton’s Hall of Mirrors

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day 2 agenda

tuesday, may 22, 2018

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Educational Program

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Afternoon

Educational Program

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day 3 agenda

wednesday, may 23, 2018

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Educational Program

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Afternoon

SubComittee Meetings

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Evening

Gala/Night Out Great American Ballpark Red vs. Pirates

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day 4 agenda

thursday, may 24, 2018

Morning

Scientific Program

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Afternoon

Scientific Program

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Evening

Event and Tour at the Proton Therapy Center

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Scientific Program

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Afternoon

Scientific Program

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Scientific Program

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INFORMATION

Conference Dates

MAY 21-26, 2018

Duke Energy Convention Center

525 Elm Street

Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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CONTACT US

Proton Therapy Center

7777 Yankee Road

Liberty Township, Ohio 45044

General Contact Information

info@ptcog57.com

+1 513-517-0346

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