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21st CT users group meeting

The 21st meeting of the CT Users Group will be held at The Studio in Birmingham, on 3rd October 2019. The draft programme is shown below, this year we have a program covering a wide range of subjects; including use of CT in screening programmes, CT in Radiotherapy, Quality Assurance and Dosimetry, including an update from PHE on the 4th UK CT Dose survey.

The registration form should be downloaded, and the completed form should be e‑mailed to The cost of the meeting is £47, this includes lunch, tea, coffee and home baked cookies at the afternoon coffee break. Payment can be made by cheque (see information in registration form) or bank transfer (please e-mail for the bank account details). Please also contact the secretary if coming from abroad as alternative payment methods can be arranged. The deadline for completed registration forms is Friday 20th September.

Time Links Details
09:30     Registration - Tea, Coffee and Pastries
09:55     Welcome & Introduction
Katie Howard
Session 1 - Screening in CT and Radiotherapy
10:00     Lung Screening - A Clinical Prospective
Matthew Dunn
10:20     Leeds Lung Health Check - Protocols, QA and Optimisation
Gareth Iball
10:40     Imaging protocols for lung cancer CT screening service
Laurence King
11:00     Tea, Coffee and biscuits
Session 2 - Quality Assurance & UK Dose Survey
11:30     Automated Evaluation of Uniformity and MTF for Dental CBCT Systems
Neil Heraghty
11:50     Development and initial experience of a detectability index plugin for ImageJ
David Platten
12:10     4th UK CT Dose Survey - An update
John Holroyd
12:30     Lunch
13:30     AGM and officer election
Session3 - Dosimetry
14:00     Is gender based dose analysis in CT worthwhile?
Mike Holubinka
14:20     Estimating CT doses for ethics applications: methods and pitfalls
Ruth Bradley
14:40     Dashboards for CT Doses
Matthew Dunn
15:00     Conversion factor for estimation of peak skin dose from CTDIvol using CTDI head phantom and Rando skull Phantom
Juen Ying Teresa Lo
15:20     Tea, Coffee and Home Baked Cookies
Session 4 - Dosimetry (continued) and Round table discussion
15:50     Comparative study of patient doses on seven CT scanners and elaboration of local diagnostic reference levels
Simona Avamova-Cholakova
16:10     Round table items
16:30     Meeting Close
Katie Howard