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2014 AAPM Annual Meeting (Austin TXJuly 20 - 24) - Request for Proposals (RFP) for Symposia

Symposia and Courses are an integral part of the AAPM annual meeting. Each year, symposia, panel discussions, and workshops on various practical and emerging topics provide members with excellent learning opportunities and a forum for discussion. Symposia and Courses can be scientific, educational, practical, or professional in nature (or a combination):

We would like to encourage you to submit ideas for the 2014 Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. To submit an application for a Symposium or Course (including SAMs) click here. Please respond by October 1, 2013.

Proposals should include the following:

  1. Type of session (see list above)
  2. Title
  3. General Topic Area (short paragraph; 250 words maximum)
  4. Learning Objectives
  5. Possible Speakers and/or Moderators
  6. Your Contact Information

Please note that your proposal is meant to serve as a suggested topic of interest, along with a recommended list of speakers. All proposals will be reviewed by the AAPM Program Directors, who will make the final selection of topic, content, moderator, and speakers. Selection of proposals will also be based on criteria such as the theme for the 2014 meeting and topics presented in previous years. Not all proposals will be accepted, and some proposals may be combined


2014 Program Committee

Jeff Siewerdsen – Chair Scientific Program Subcommittee
Lei Dong – Therapy Director
Eric Ford - Therapy Co-Director
Lifeng Yu – Imaging Director
Tinsu Pan - Imaging – Co-Director

Stanley Benedict – Therapy Director
David Schlesinger - Therapy Co-Director
Zheng Feng Lu – Imaging Director
James Kofler, Jr. – Imaging Co-Director

Practical Medical Physics:
Robin Stern – Director

Russell Tarver – Director
Doug Pfeiffer – Co-Director