We're Going Virtual
on July 24!

Although we aren’t able to connect in-person, we will still bring you the critical information you need with access to ground-breaking technologies and peer networking.

How Your Virtual Experience is Organized

Educational Conference

One day of conference programming designed to give you the most important information you need to provide viable solutions for your patients and staff.

Sponsors & Exhibit Hall

You can visit, download information, view videos, chat, and make appointments. And it doesn't have to end when the conference is over. The site will be live through August 31, 2020.

Networking Lounge

Exchange ideas with your peers, share challenges, and make new connections.

 

Conference Agenda

8:00am-6:30pm

EXHIBIT HALL OPEN | COFFEE AND TOUR OF VIRTUAL CONFERENCE

9:00am-9:15am

OPENING REMARKS
Scott Hamilton

9:15am-10:15am

HOT CLINICAL TOPICS IN PROTON THERAPY

IMMUNOTHERAPY AND PROTONS, Ralph Vatner, MD-- Cincinnati Children’s Hospital 

BEYOND THE PROSTATE: PROTONS FOR PROSTATE  SALVAGE & NODAL DISEASE,
    Curtiland Deville, MD -- Johns Hopkins Proton Therapy Center

LET & RBE MODELING IN THE CLINIC FOR PROTON PLANNING,

     Bree Eaton, MD -- Emory Proton Therapy Center 

NEW CLINICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN PROTONS FOR BREAST,
     Shannon MacDonald, MD -- Harvard Medical School – Massachusetts Gen'l Hospital 

MONTE CARLO CALCULATION IMPACT ON DOSE FOR LUNG/ THYMOMA,
     Jon Lischalk, MD -- Medstar Georgetown University Hospital


Moderated by Matt Ladra

10:15am-11:00am

THE FUTURE OF PARTICLE THERAPY
   A) PROTON FLASH: PROMISES AND PITFALLS
       Jim Metz, MD -- UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center

   B) CARBON ION THERAPY
       Brad Hoppe, MD -- Mayo Clinic

11:00am-11:20am

VISIT BOOTHS IN THE INNOVATION HALL

11:20am-Noon

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
ENGAGING WITH PATIENTS AS PARTNERS: HOW TO BUILD AN
EXCEPTIONAL PATIENT EXPERIENCE IN YOUR CENTER
Fern Nibauer-Cohen -- UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center

SOLUTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION CHALLENGES
WHEN BUILDING A PROTON CENTER

Alyssa Giron-Piralta | Ryan Snow | Scott Whitehead -- Gilbane Building Company

LESSONS LEARNED FROM A SINGLE ROOM CENTER

Katie Moffatt -- Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center

Noon-12:05pm

BREAK

12:05pm-12:45pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

ASTRO ADVOCACY ISSUES

Anne Hubbard, ASTRO

 

USING ERISA IN PROTON THERAPY APPEALS

Tim Rozelle, Kantor Law

 

SINGLE ROOM PROTON THERAPY SOLUTIONS

Richard Kobus | Jonathan Cohen | David Eccleston, Tsoi Kobus Design

12:45pm-12:55pm

BREAK

1:00pm-2:00pm

MLC BASED IMPT IN COMPLEX CLINICAL CASES
Presented by Mevion Medical Systems

2:05pm-2:50pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

IMPACT OF PAYMENT REFORM ON CLINICAL PRACTICE

Robert Miller, MD -- Maryland Proton Treatment Center | Mark Waddle, MD -- Mayo Clinic Rochester

PROTON THERAPY DEVELOPMENT: INTEGRATING PROTON THERAPY INTO A LARGER HEALTHCARE FACILITY,
Paula Williams -- Stantec

THE ROLE OF HIGH ENERGY PROTON BEAMS IN ADVANCING TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGY,
James DeFilippi-- BR+A Consulting Engineers

2:5opm-2:55pm

BREAK

2:55pm-3:45pm

NOW AND WHAT'S NEXT:
CURRENT AND FUTURE MARKETING AND MESSAGING TRENDS

A) BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WITH INDEPENDENT PHYSICIANS

    David Raubach -- Oklahoma Proton Therapy Center

B) BEST PRACTICES IN DIGITAL MARKETING
    Megan Lawless -- UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center

C) THE PR DILEMMA: ENSURING YOUR MESSAGE IS ON POINT
    Alison Zvolanek -- US Oncology / Texas Center for Proton Therapy

3:45pm-4:05pm

VISIT BOOTHS IN INNOVATION HALL

4:05pm-4:45pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

UPDATES IN MULTICENTER PROTON THERAPY CLINICAL TRIALS

Isabelle Choi -- New York Proton Center | Steve Frank, MD  -- MD Anderson |
Charles Simone, MD -- New York Proton Center

VIRTUAL REALITY FOR  STAFF TRAINING

Laura Kendrick | Courtney Misher -- UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center

MEDICARE ADVANTAGE APPEALS WITH ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE

Debbie Parrish -- Parrish Law

FLASH PROTON THERAPY​

Varian

4:45pm-4:50pm

LESSONS FROM COVID-19: CLINICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE CONSIDERATIONS

Lindsay Knapp -- Seattle Cancer Care Alliance | Charles Simone, MD -- New York Proton Center

5:30pm-5:45pm

CLOSING REMARKS AND PRIZE GIVEAWAYS

Jennifer Maggiore, NAPT

5:45pm-6:30pm

NAPT 30TH ANNIVERSARY TOAST!
LIVE MUSIC WITH NICOLE ZURAITIS IN THE NETWORKING LOUNGE

 

Speakers and Presenters

A stellar lineup of industry luminaries

Scott Hamilton

Olympic Gold Medalist and Cancer Survivor

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION TO T HE CONFERENCE

Brian Collins, MD

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

APPLICATION OF MLC BASED IMPT IN COMPLEX CLINICAL CASES PRESENTED BY MEVION MEDICAL SYSTEMS

Hosang Jin, MD

Oklahoma University

APPLICATION OF MLC BASED IMPT IN COMPLEX CLINICAL CASES PRESENTED BY MEVION MEDICAL SYSTEMS

Brian Baumann, MD

Washington University

APPLICATION OF MLC BASED IMPT IN COMPLEX CLINICAL CASES PRESENTED BY MEVION MEDICAL SYSTEMS

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Robert Miller, MD

Maryland Proton Treatment Center

IMPACT OF PAYMENT REFORM ON CLINICAL PRACTICE

Marc Waddle, MD

Mayo Clinic Rochester

IMPACT OF PAYMENT REFORM ON CLINICAL PRACTICE

Matt Ladra, MD

John Hopkins Proton Therapy Center

HOT CLINICAL TOPICS IN PROTON THERAPY

Ralph Vatner, MD

Cincinnati Children's Hospital

IMMUNOTHERAPY AND PROTONS

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Curt DeVille, MD

John Hopkins Proton Therapy Center

BEYOND THE PROSTATE: PROTONS FOR PROSTATE SALVAGE AND NODAL DISEASE

Jon Lischalk, MD

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

MONTE CARLO CALCULATION IMPACT ON DOSE FOR LUNG/THYMOMA

Shannon MacDonald, MD

Harvard Medical School
Massachusetts General Hospital

NEW CLINICAL DEVELOPMENTS IN PROTONS FOR BREAST

Bree Eaton, MD

Emory Proton Therapy Center

LET & RBE MODELING IN THE CLINIC FOR PROTON PLANNING

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Isabelle Choi, MD

New York Proton Center

UPDATES IN MULTICENTER PROTON THERAPY CLINICAL TRIALS

Steve Frank, MD

MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center

UPDATES IN MULTICENTER PROTON THERAPY CLINICAL TRIALS

Charles Simone, MD

New York Proton Center

UPDATES IN MULTICENTER PROTON THERAPY CLINICAL TRIALS

LESSONS FROM COVID-19: CLINICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE CONSIDERATIONS

Jim Metz, MD

Chairman

FUTURE OF PARTICLE THERAPY PROTON FLASH: PROMISES AND PITFALLS

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Brad Hoppe, MD

Mayo Clinic

FUTURE OF PARTICLE THERAPY: CARBON ION THERAPY

ANNE HUBBARD

ASTRO

ASTRO ADVOCACY ISSUES

Debbie Parrish

Parrish Law

MEDICARE ADVANTAGE APPEALS WITH ADMINISTRATIVE LAW JUDGE

Fern Nibauer-Cohen

UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center

ENGAGING WITH PATIENTS AS PARTNERS: HOW TO BUILD AN EXCEPTIONAL PATIENT EXPERIENCE IN YOUR CENTER

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Katie Moffat

Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center

LESSONS LEARNED FROM A SINGLE ROOM CENTER

James DeFilippi

BR+A Consulting Engineers

THE ROLE OF HIGH ENERGY BEAMS IN ADVANCING TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGY

David Raubach

Oklahoma Proton Center

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT WITH INDEPENDENT PHYSICIANS

Megan Lawless

UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center

BEST PRACTICES IN DIGITAL MARKETING

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Alison Zvolanek

US Oncology/Texas Center for Proton Therapy

THE PR DILEMMA: ENSURING YOUR MESSAGE IS ON POINT

Laura Kendrick

UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center

VIRTUAL REALITY FOR STAFF TRAINING

Courtney Misher

UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center

VIRTUAL REALITY FOR STAFF TRAINING

Lindsay Knapp

Seattle Cancer Proton Therapy Center

LESSONS FROM COVID-19: CLILNICAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE CONSIDERATIONS

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Alyssa Giron-Peralta

Gilbane Building Company

SOLUTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION CHALLENGES WHEN BUILDING A PROTON CENTER

Ryan Snow

Gilbane Building Company

SOLUTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION CHALLENGES WHEN BUILDING A PROTON CENTER

Todd Whitehead

Gilbane Building Company

SOLUTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTION CHALLENGES WHEN BUILDING A PROTON CENTER

Tim Rozelle

Kantor & Kantor Proton Therapy Law Coalition

USING ERISA TO END PROTON THERAPY DENIALS

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Richard Kobus

Tsoi Kobus Design

SINGLE ROOM PROTON THERAPY SOLUTIONS

Jonathan Cohen

Tsoi Kobus Design

SINGLE ROOM PROTON THERAPY SOLUTIONS

David Ecclesto

Tsoi Kobus Design

SINGLE ROOM PROTON THERAPY SOLUTIONS

Paula Williams

Stantec

PROTON THERAPY DEVELOPMENT: INTEGRATING PROTON THERAPY INTO A LARGER HEALTHCARE FACILITY

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Ron DiGiaimo

RC Billing

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT IN THE PROTON THERAPY CENTER REVENUE CYCLE

Nicole Zuraitis

Grammy®-nominated Vocalist, Pianist and Songwriter

ENTERTAINMENT IN THE NETWORKING LOUNGE

 
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OUR PARTNERS

Once you're in our virtual world, you can visit them at will
but here's a chance to get to know before you go.

You will have a chance to visit, download information, view videos, chat, and make appointments.

Not listed here? You should be!

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PRESENTING SPONSOR

PARTNER SPONSOR

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LEAD SUPPORTERS

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SPONSORS

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EXHIBITORS

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NON-PROFIT EXHIBITORS

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NAPT National Proton Conference Committee

We are grateful for their guidance and commitment.

Conference Chair
Nancy Howard
Provision Cares Proton Therapy Knoxville

Vickie Miller | Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
Abram Gordon | Cincinnati Children's/UC Health Proton Therapy Center
Fern Nibauer-Cohen | UPenn Roberts Proton Therapy Center
Len Arzt | Stantec Particle Therapy Consultant
Isabelle Choi | New York Proton Center
James DeFilippi | DeFilippi Consulting LLC
Jason Caron | McDermott Will & Emery
Elizabeth Vanzo | Provision Cares Proton Therapy Nashville
Jerry Rymar | ProCure Proton Therapy Center New Jersey
James Gray | Provision Cares Proton Therapy Nashville
Yoly Magana | Loma Linda University Medical Center
Joy Godby | MD Anderson Proton Therapy Center
Bradlee Robbert | UF Health Proton Therapy Institute
Gary Barlow | Texas Center for Proton Therapy
Breck Yakulis | Texas Center for Proton Therapy

 

Registration Fees

Members of NAPT: $150
Non-Members: $200

 

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