Welcome Reception

Date 19:30-21:00, 10 May, Wednesday
Place Intercontinental Yokohama Grand
3F "Ball Room"
Fees & Style The fee is included in the registration fees.
Applications are made on a first-come, first-served basis.

Gala Dinner

Date 18:30-21:00,11 May, Thursday
Place Yokohama Museum of Art
Fees & Style 10,000 JPY
Buffet-style and Dress code is casual
Time Schedule (18:00) Depart Pacifico Yokohama by bus from the road in front of Hall C
(18:15) Arrive at the Museum,
(18:30-19:00) Viewing the Exhibits,
(19:00-21:00) Gala Dinner,
(21:00) Depart the Museum
(21:10) Arrive at Intercontinental Yokohama Grand---Sakuragicho St. ---Yokohama ST.
Applications are made on a first-come, first-served basis.

Luncheon Seminars (tentative)

Date 11, 12, 13 May
Place Hall1, Hall2
Fees Free of Charge
How to register

・We will inform the registration number for this seminar to the person who have completed pre-registration via e-mail. You need this registration number when you register.


・For online registration, click the "Registration for Luncheon Seminars and Morning Seminar" button
at the bottom of this page and follow on screen instructions.
Registration can only be made for a single participant at a time.


・After completion of the registration, an auto-reply e-mail indicating your registration ID and the data you entered will be sent to you. If you find errors in the data or do not receive the auto e-mail reply,
contact our registration office (ptcog56@procomu.jp).


・Your entry pass(Name badge) will be provided at the on-site registration desk.
Icons of the Luncheon Seminars or Morning Seminar of which you registered will be printed on your entry pass.

Application Deadline: April 19 at 9AM, UTC on 19 April 2017.
      ~Registration has been closed~

This form is for only those who have completed pre-registration of PTCOG56. If the person who did not compreate pre-registration, we will cancel your this registration.


・Changes to your registration data will not be accepted.

PTCOG56 Registration Office Fax : +81-3-5520-8820
E-mail: ptcog56@procomu.jp
Program Please see the details below.


Luncheon Seminar 1 sponsored by Toshiba 【Hall1】

May 11thThursday 12:30-13:20
Takuji Furukawa, Ph.D.
National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan
"Present and future of heavy ion radiotherapy system"

Yuko Nakayama, M.D., Ph.D.
Kanagawa Cancer Center, Japan
"Clinical advantages of carbon ion radiotherapy and introduction of i-ROCK"

Tadashi Kamada, M.D., Ph.D.
Hospital of the National Institute of Radiological Sciences, Japan


Luncheon Seminar 2 sponsored by Varian 【Hall2】
        ~This seminar is fully booked~

May 11thThursday 12:30-13:20
Christel Smith, Dr.
Varian Medical Systems, USA
"Unleashing Proton Therapy: The Future of Treatment Planning"


Anthony Mascia, Dr.
Cincinnati Children's Hospital / UC Health, USA
"Unleashing Proton Therapy: The Future of Treatment Planning"


Morning Seminar sponsored by Hitachi 【Hall1】
        ~This seminar is fully booked~

May 12th Friday, 2017 8:00 - 8:50
"Proton Beam Therapy for Pediatric Patients"

Hideyuki Sakurai, M.D.
University of Tsukuba Hospital Proton Beam Therapy Center


Sameer Keole, M.D.
Mayo Clinic Phoenix Campus


Masumi Umezawa, M.S.,
Senior Engineer(Radiation Oncology Systems Div., Hitachi, Ltd.


Hiromitsu Iwata, M.D., Ph.D.
Nagoya Proton Therapy Center


Luncheon Seminar 3 sponsored by Sumitomo Heavy Industries 【Hall1】

May 12th Friday 13:00-13:50
Koji Ono, MD., Professor
Particle Radiation Oncology Research Center
Kyoto University Research Reactor Institute, Japan
"BNCT as tumor cell selective radiotherapy - present & future prospect -"


Tetsuo Akimoto, MD. 
Department of Radiation Oncology and Particle Therapy, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Japan
"Current status and future perspectives of proton beam therapy in Japan"


Yoshihiro Takai, MD.
Southern Tohoku BNCT Research Center, Japan


Luncheon Seminar 4 sponsored by IBA 【Hall2】
        ~This seminar is fully booked~

May 12th Friday 13:00-13:50
"From Pioneering to Driving Proton Therapy"

Prof. Hideyuki Sakurai
Department of Radiation Oncology
Proton Beam Therapy Center, Tsukuba University Hospital, Japan


Prof. Dr. James M. Metz, MD
Chair of Radiation Oncology,
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, PA, USA


Pauline Wang
Regional Product Manager, IBA APAC


Siegfried Gschliesse,
Executive Vice President, IBA Asia Pacific


Luncheon Seminar 5 sponsored by Raysearch 【Hall2】
         ~This seminar is fully booked~

May 13thSaturday 13:00-13:50
Johan Löf, Ph.D
Founder and CEO
RaySearch Laboratories AB, Sweden
"Advancing cancer treatment through software innovation"


Mark Pankuch
Director of Medical Physics and Dosimetry
Northwestern Medicine Chicago Proton Center, USA
"Robustness and Adaptive Proton planning"


Alonso N. Gutiérrez Ph.D., MBA
Chief of Medical Physics
Miami Cancer Institute, Baptist Health South Florida, USA

Facility Tour to NIRS, Chiba

Date On the evening of 8 May, Monday
Place National Institute of Radiological Sciences
Fees Free of Charge
Time Schedule (17:20) The first bus departs Makuhari Messe by bus
Note1: Buses depart every 10 minute.
Note2: Attendants who have been admitted to attend are requested to come to the entrance of the Conference Hall, 1F
(17:50) The first bus arrives at NIRS
(17:50) Site Visit
(18:30) Reception until 20:00 
(19:30) The first bus departs NIRS
(20:00) The first bus arrives at "Kaihin Makuhari" Station
Note: The last bus departs NIRS at 20:15 and arrives at "Kaihin Makuhari" Station at 20:45
Applications are made on a first-come, first-served basis.

Facility Tour to KCC, Yokohama

Date On the Afternoon of 13 May, Saturday
Place Kanagawa Cancer Center
Fees Free of Charge
Time Schedule (13:00) The first bus departs Pacifico (up to 14:15) from the road in front of Hall C.
(lunchboxes served on the buses)
(14:45) Arrive at KCC,
(15:00-16:30) KCC Site Visit,
(16:30) Leave KCC
(17:30) Arrive at Pacifico, the venue.
Applications are made on a first-come, first-served basis.