Event Inntel Hotel Rotterdam 10-10-2019 09:00 - 11-10-2019 14:00 Event is geweest

Scientific conference: The Implementation & Collaboration Hub 2019

HollandPTC presents the proton therapy ‘Implementation and collaboration hub 2019’

One and a half days of national and international speakers, speeches, pitches and workshops will bring you the latest discussions on the research into proton therapy implementation and the value proposition. You will be challenged to participate in these discussions.


Thursday 10 October
9.00 – 9.30 hours: registration

  • Hub Johannes Vermeer and protons, chair: Peter Huijgens
    • The HollandPTC consortium approach for care and R&D by Marco van Vulpen, HollandPTC
    • Integration of a technical university in het proton value proposition by Dennis Schaart, TU Delft
  • Hub Collaboration is the new way of competition, chair: Dennis Vriens
    • Protonsinspire.eu by Karen Kirkby, University of Manchester
    • Radiotherapy and proton therapy in Europe – access, utilization and need for evidence by Cai Grau, Aarhus
    • Panel discussion: What are and how to cope with the hurdles in collaboration for value, with Peter Huijgens, Cai Grau, Karen Kirkby
  • Workshop: agile collaboration in care by Rini van Solingen
  • Hub not only looking at Grays for the tumor, chair: Coen Rasch
    • Integrating immunotherapy with proton therapy by Dirk de Ruijsscher, Maastro Clinic
    • The biological and clinical value of normal tissue preservation by Rob Coppes, UMCG
  • Hub Protons stop in tissue, chair: Remi Nout
    • Pitches by HollandPTC consortium researchers
    • Robust evaluation in a dynamic environment by Mischa Hoogeman, HollandPTC
  • 16.45 Musical end of the day


Friday 11 October
9.00 – 9.30 hours: registration

  • Hub Proton therapy is a national and joint therapy, chair: Ton van der Steen
    • The HollandPTC program for Health Technology Assessment by Hedwig Blommestein, Erasmus University
    • Learning from (hi)story: the introduction of robotic surgery into the health care system by Payam Abrishami, Zorginstituut Nederland
    • Panel discussion: Societal challenges in proton therapy, with Payam Abrishami, Hedwig Blommestein, Maria Jacobs, Hans Langendijk
  • Hub Towards a ‘Critical mass’, chair: Jaap Zindler
    • The view of Dutch health care insurance on proton therapy by Jolanda Gehlen, CZ
    • Management of a radical innovation: proton therapy by Maria Jacobs, Maastro Clinic
    • The influence of the introduction of proton therapy to photon therapy by Hans Langendijk, UMCG
  • 13.00 hours: Closure and practical information by Menno Riemersma, HollandPTC
  • 16.00 hours: inaugural speech ‘Kritische massa’ by professor Marco van Vulpen

Conference: Inntel hotel, Leuvehaven 80 in Rotterdam
Inaugural speech: Academy building university of Leiden, Rapenburg 73 in Leiden

If you have any questions, please contact Astrid Noorland on secretariaat@hollandptc.nl.

Accreditation for radiation oncologists and clinical physicists has been applied for from the NVRO and NVKF.