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The recently formed AAPM International Council (IC), Chaired by Dr. Jatinder R. Palta, is pleased to present the following symposia, developed in partnership with medical physics societies and associations from around the world:

KAMPiNA/KSMP/JSMP Joint Symposium
Room 201, Walter E. Washington Convention Center (Level 2) — 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Moderated by: William Song
Saturday, July 9
1:00 PM President, Joint Meeting Initiative and KAMPiNA Introduction William Song
1:15 PM KSMP Introduction Se Byeong Lee
1:30 PM JSMP Introduction Shigekazu Fukuda
1:45 PM Q&A
1:55 PM International Activities of JSMP Naoki Hayashi
2:15 PM Global Research Collaboration in South Korea Tae Suk Suh
2:35 PM Break
2:50 PM Pretreatment Prediction of Radiation Pneumonitis Based on Radiomics and Deep Learning after Lung Cancer Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy Taka-Aki Hirose
3:05 PM Cross-modality Auto-contouring on Onboard MRI Exploiting Bidirectional Information of CycleGAN for Real-time Adaptive Radiotherapy Jaehee Chun
3:20 PM Junior Investigator Presentation TBD TBD
3:35 PM Development of medical X-Band(9.3GHz) Linear Accelerator for Radiotherapy Young-Nam Kang
3:55 PM Enhance Creative Thinking from Studying Abroad Daisuke Kawahara
4:15 PM Proton Flash Therapy Eunsin Lee
4:35 PM Radiotherapy Cutting-Edge Technology from Japan Mitsuhiro Nakamura
4:55 PM Group Discussion & Photo
Medical Physics Education, Training and Professional Development in Latin America
Room 206, Walter E. Washington Convention Center (Level 2) — 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Moderated by: Ana Maria Marques da Silva
Saturday, July 9
1:00 PM - 1:10 PM Warm-up and welcome Ana M Marques da Silva Brazil
1:10 PM - 1:30 PM Medical physics education, research, and professional development in Brazil Juliana Pavoni Brazil
1:30 PM - 1:50 PM Needs and opportunities for Medical Physics in a small Latin American country Gabriel A. González-Sprinberg Uruguay
1:50 PM - 2:10 PM Current situation of Medical Physics and the establishment of its practice at a professional level at Guatemala Milton Ixquiac Guatemala
2:10 PM - 2:30 PM Mentoring, volunteering and partnering in Medical Physics Yakov Pipman USA
2:30 PM - 2:45 PM Interval
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM Young Investigator – Direct Dose Measurements in Two Computed Tomography Scanners Comparing Single-Energy and Dual-Energy Scans Nathalie Correa Bolívia
3:00 PM - 3:15 PM Global Needs Assessment Survey Izabella Barreto USA
3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Latin American Needs and Collaborations in Medical Physics - Brainstorming and Discussion Ana M Marques da Silva (Moderator) Brazil
Ukraine: Status for Healthcare, Oncology and Medical Physics
Room 206, Walter E. Washington Convention Center (Level 2) — 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Moderated by: Nataliya Kovalchuk
Saturday, July 9
WHO Update on Healthcare Status in Ukraine and Surrounding Countries Dr. Richard Sullivan
Status of Radiotherapy in Ukraine Ruslan Zelinskyi
The SAFER Ukraine Initiative for Pediatric Patient Asya Agulnik
US-Ukraine Collaborative Efforts Nataliya Kovalchuk