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Science Council FOReM (Focused Research Meeting): Image-Guided Therapy
AAPM Headquarters
1631 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA

November 5 - 6, 2017

Housing arrangements will be made by Karen at:

The Hilton Garden Inn Alexandria Old Town
1620 Prince Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Sunday, November 5 - Lorien Hotel, Independence Room, 1600 King Street, Alexandria, VA

5:50 PM Meet Shayna in the hotel lobby to walk to dinner at the Independence Room, Lorien Hotel.
If you are local, please note parking information below.
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM Dinner and 'TED'-style Presentations
    Nick Theodore, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Image-Guided Surgery
    Steven Hetts, MD
UC, San Francisco
Image-Guided Interventions
    Caroline Chung, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Ctr
Image-Guided Radiotherapy

Monday, November 6 - Large Conference Room, AAPM, 1631 Prince Street, Alexandria, VA

The rate secured by AAPM includes breakfast at the hotel. A freshly prepared breakfast is offered daily in the Great American Grill restaurant. Coffee and tea will be available at AAPM HQ. Breakfast will not be served at AAPM HQ.
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM Welcome and Introduction
Kristy Brock, PhD; Keyvan Farahani, PhD; Jeff Siewerdsen, PhD
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM IG Surgery - What are the Scientific Challenges?
  8:30 AM - 8:50 AM Eben Rosenthal, MD
Stanford University
8:50 AM - 9:10 AM
David Rice, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Ctr
Thoracic Surgery
  9:10 AM - 9:30 AM Priti Balchandani, PhD
Mt. Sinai School of Med
Skull Base Surgery
  9:30 AM - 10:20 AM Discussion - How do we find the solutions?
10:20 AM - 10:30 AM Break
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM Imaging Advances - What are the Scientific Challenges?
  10:30 AM - 10:45 AM Bas Raaymakers, PhD
UMC Utrecht
MR-Guided Radiotherapy
  10:45 AM - 11:00 AM Chris Diederich, PhD
UC, San Francisco
Therapeutic Ultrasound
  11:00 AM - 11:15 AM Brian Pogue, PhD
Dartmouth University
Optical Systems
  11:15 AM - 11:30 AM Nathalie Agar, PhD
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Intraoperative Mass Spectrometry
  11:30 AM - 11:45 AM J. Kalpathy-Cramer, PhD
Data Science in Imaging and Therapy
  11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Discussion - How do we find the solutions?
12:30 PM-1:30 PM Lunch - Level 2 Cafe; bring your plate to the conference room for the 1:00pm presentation
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM David Jaffray - What is the Expanding Role of Medical Physics in Image-Guided Cancer Therapy?
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM IG Interventions - What are the Scientific Challenges?
  1:30 PM - 1:50 PM Kelvin Hong, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Interventional Radiology
  1:50 PM - 2:10 PM Riad Salem, MD
Northwestern University
Non-sealed Radioembolization
  2:10 PM - 2:30 PM Clare Tempany-Afdhal, MD
Brigham & Women's Hospital
Image-Guided Interventions
  2:30 PM - 2:50 PM Aytek Oto, MD
University of Chicago
MR-Guided Focused Ultrasound
  2:50 PM - 3:30 PM Discussion - How do we find the solutions?
3:30 PM- 3:45 PM Break
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM Future Directions & White Paper
5:00 PM Guests depart; ride share or metro to the airport

Travel by Metro
The closest metro station to the hotel is King Street (yellow or blue line) which is 2 stops from Reagan National (DCA). The fare is approx. $2.00 one-way, depending time of day, transit time is approximately 10 minutes. The hotel is 2 blocks from the King Street station [map].

Scheduled Metrorail Disruptions
DC Metrorail disruptions may cause problems for members planning to take metro from the Reagan National Airport (DCA). Please refer to this schedule before traveling to the meeting.
Metro System Map

Travel by Air
Most convenient airports are:

  1. Reagan National (DCA) - about 4 miles away by cab; or take metro.
  2. Washington Dulles International (IAD) - about 32 miles away by cab; potentially brutal traffic.
  3. Baltimore Washington International (BWI) - about 60 miles away by cab; potentially brutal traffic.

Travel by Train

If you are traveling by train, the closest stop is the Alexandria station on Amtrak. The station is a six minute walk (.3 mile) to 1631 Prince Street.

Travel by Car
The new AAPM Headquarters Office is located on 1631 Prince Street in Alexandria, VA [map]. Some metered parking is available on Prince Street. Note there is a 3-hour time limit for street parking. You will need to find a nearby parking kiosk to pay with cash or credit card; the rate is $1.75/hour. Or use the parking garage, 1700 Diagonal Road, daily max $14.

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