Come meet the 12 CoBra partners in Portsmouth on the 4th of October 2018 and interact with hospital practitioners, robotic researchers, computer scientists in the field of brachytherapy. You will attend to a lecture on the state of art in brachytherapy including its indications, recommendations and remaining challenges. Then a round table will be set up to discuss about innovation in brachytherapy through technologies.
2:00 – 2:30:
Registration & Welcoming coffee / tea
2:30 – 3:00:
“Welcome to University of Portsmouth” – Prof. Giaio Pescetto, Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law, University of Portsmouth
“Welcome to CoBra Kick-off event” – Prof. Rochdi Merzouki, Lead Partner of CoBra, Polytech Lille – CRIStAL, UMR-CNRS 9189
“Presentation of CoBra Projet” – Prof. Rochdi Merzouki, Lead Partner of CoBra, Polytech Lille – CRIStAL, UMR-CNRS 9189
3:00 – 3:50:
“State of the art of brachytherapy and biopsy” – Dr. Dominic Hodgson, Consultant Urologist, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
“Technology allowing this state of the art” – Dr. Wojciech Polak, Clinical Scientist Radiotherapy Physics, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
3:50 – 4:15:
Coffee break, pastries and networking
4:15 – 4:45:
Role and expertise of each Partner of CoBra project
4:45 – 5:45:
Round table: How to innovate in brachytherapy with technologies?
Q&A from the audience
5:45 – 6:00:
Registration is free of charge but mandatory before the 2nd of October 2018.