AFOMP and CSMP Celebration of IDMP2015 in Xi’an, China

Category IDMP 2015
Last Date 08 11 2015
Place China

AFOMP and CSMP Celebration of IDMP2015 in Xi’an, China

Report by Kin Yin Cheung, Past-President, IOMP

AFOMP for the first time celebrated IDMP at its 15th Asia-Oceania Congress of Medical Physics (AOCMP) held in the historical city of Xi’an, China during 6 – 8th November 2015. The Congress was an annual scientific event of AFOMP which was jointly organized by the Chinese Society of Medical Physics (CSMP) and Shaanxi Provincial Cancer Hospital, Shaanxi Province, China. More than 400 participants from different parts of the world attended the event. A special Plenary Session “Forum on Way Forward in Development of Medical Physics” was organized on 7th November to mark the celebration of IDMP2015. The Forum aimed to provide a platform for leaders of our profession from different parts of the world to share their vision on the way forward in developing the medical physics profession in their countries/regions. The celebration event started with congratulatory messages delivered by the Congress Chairman, Yimin Hu and IOMP Past-President and IUPESM President, Kin Yin Cheung. The invited speakers at the Forum were:

– Kin Yin Cheung, IOMP
– Howell Round, AFOMP
– Kwan Hoong Ng, SEAFOMP
– Fridtjof Nuesslin, EFOMP
– Jeffrey Williamson, AAPM & Medical Physics Journal
– Ruijie Yang, CSMP

The celebration session ended with a roundtable discussion in which speakers and participants shared their thought on challenges and opportunities in the global development of medical physics.