Conference Program for Upcoming Annual Meeting

Authored by: Meike Mevissen

Published on: Feb 03, 2013

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM 
SUNDAY, JUNE 10, 2013
8AM-5 PM BEMS Board Meeting
1 PM-7 PM REGISTRATION
5 PM-7 PM WELCOME RECEPTION
7 PM-9 PMSTUDENT ICE BREAKER
MONDAY, JUNE 11, 2013
8:30-9:00 Opening ceremony
9:00-10:30 am PLENARY SESSION 1
THERAPEUTIC APPLICATIONS: Electroporation, Electro gene transfer, and low frequency magnetic field
Julie Gehl, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Denmark
“Medical experience and perspectives in drug and gene electrotransfer”
Damijan Miklavcic, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
“Electrochemotherapy clinical trial progress”
Boris Pasche, University of Alabama, USA
“The specificity of modulation frequencies in the treatment of cancer with amplitude-modulated electromagnetic fields”
11:00-12:30 pm Plenary Poster Session I
2:00-4:00 pm  Platform Session 1 & 2 (Topic to be determined from submitted abstracts)
4:00-6:00 Platform session 3 & 4. (Topics to be determined from submitted abstracts)
6:00-7:30 pm  Workshop 1: Clinical advances in cancer therapy using electromagnetic fields
 
TUESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013
8:30-9:30 am Tutorial 1: Systems Biology Relating to EMF Exposure
Myrtill Simko, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria
“The Concept and the Goal of Systems Biology in EMF Research”Christopher J. Portier, CDC, ATSDR & NCEH, U.S.A.
“Systems biology and its use in environmental health research”
9:30-10:30 am  PLENARY SESSION 2 
THERMAL AND NON-THERMAL MECHANISMS
Jukka Juutilainen, University of Kuopio, Finland
“Non-thermal: RF plus some effects related to modulation, ELF
Pavel Yarmolenko, Duke University, U.S.A.
11:00-12:30 pm Platform Session 5 & 6 (Topics to be determined from submitted abstracts)
2:00-4:00 pm Topic in focus: National program and European action:”
4:30-6:00Platform Session 7 (Topic to be determined from submitted abstracts)
Workshop 2: Comparison of RF absorption in heads of children and adults due to mobile phone exposures
6:30 pmSOCIAL EVENT AND SPONSOR RECOGNITION CEREMONY
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2013
9:00-10:30 amPLENARY SESSION 3
INDUCED FIELDS AND NEUROMODULATION: TRANSCRANIAL MAGNETIC STIMULATION
Vincenzo Di Lazzaro, Universita Campus Biomedico, Italy
“Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human brain"
Alexandre Legros, Lawson Health Research Institute, Canada
“Extremely low frequency magnetic field exposure and neuromodulation in humans”
10:00-12:30 pmPlenary Poster session II
12:30 pm SOCIAL EVENT/TOUR/FREE TIME 
THURSDAY, JUNE 14, 2013
8:30-9:30 amTutorial 2
CELL SIGNALLING AND GENOMIC STABILITY
Roland Kanaar, Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands
“Cell Signaling and Genomic Stability”
Rony Seger, Weizmann Institute Science, Israel
“MAPK activation as a readout for cellular response to non-ionizing radiation.”
 
9:30-11:00 am: Platform Session 8 & 9 (Topics to be determined from submitted abstracts)
11.30-12:30 pm: Platform Session 10 & 11
12:30-1:30 pmBEMS Annual Business meeting
2:00-4:00 pm Platform Session 12 (Topic to be determined from submitted abstracts)
 
4:00-6:00 pmWorkshop 3: Occupational EMF Exposure 
FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2013
8:30-9:30 am D’Arsonval Presentation and Lecture
D’Arsonval Award winner yet to be selected will give plenary lecture
9:30-10:00 am: STUDENT AWARDS PRESENTATION
10:00-11:30 pmHot Topics (Debate Format)
11:30-12:30 pmRapporteur’s Reports and Closing Ceremony

SUNDAY, JUNE 9, 2013

8 am - 5 pm  BEMS Board Meeting

1 - 7 pm   REGISTRATION

5 - 7 pm   WELCOME RECEPTION

7 - 9 pm  STUDENT ICE BREAKER

 

MONDAY, JUNE 10, 2013

8:30 - 9 am  Opening ceremony

9:00 - 10:30 am   PLENARY SESSION 1

Theraputic Applications: Electroporation, Electro gene transfer, and low frequency magnetic field

  • Julie Gehl, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Denmark

“Medical experience and perspectives in drug and gene electrotransfer”

  • Damijan Miklavcic, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

“Electrochemotherapy clinical trial progress”

  • Boris Pasche, University of Alabama, USA

“The specificity of modulation frequencies in the treatment of cancer with amplitude-modulated electromagnetic fields”

 

11 am - 12:30 pm   Plenary Poster Session I

2 - 4 pm   Platform Session 1 & 2 (Topics to be determined from submitted abstracts)

4 - 6 pm  Platform session 3 & 4. (Topicsto be determined from submitted abstracts)

6 - 7:30 pm  WORKSHOP 1:

Clinical advances in cancer therapy using electromagnetic fields

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 2013

8:30 - 9:30 am  TUTORIAL 1:

Systems Biology Relating to EMF Exposure

  • Myrtill Simko, Austrian Institute of Technology, Austria

“The Concept and the Goal of Systems Biology in EMF Research”

  • Christopher J. Portier, CDC, ATSDR & NCEH, U.S.A.

“Systems biology and its use in environmental health research”

 

9:30 - 10:30 am   PLENARY SESSION 2 

Thermal and Non-thermal Mechanisms

  • Jukka Juutilainen, University of Kuopio, Finland

“Non-thermal: RF plus some effects related to modulation, ELF

  • Pavel Yarmolenko, Duke University, U.S.A.

 

11 am - 12:30 pm   Platform Session 5 & 6 (Topics to be determined from submitted abstracts)

2 - 4 pm   TOPIC IN FOCUS: National programs and European action

4:30 - 6 pm  Platform Session 7 (Topic to be determined from submitted abstracts)

WORKSHOP 2: Comparison of RF absorption in heads of children and adults due to mobile phone exposures

6:30 pm  SOCIAL EVENT AND SPONSOR RECOGNITION CEREMONY

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2013

9 - 10:30 am  PLENARY SESSION 3

Induced Fields and Neuromodulation: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

  • Vincenzo Di Lazzaro, Universita Campus Biomedico, Italy

“Transcranial magnetic stimulation of the human brain"

  • Alexandre Legros, Lawson Health Research Institute, Canada

“Extremely low frequency magnetic field exposure and neuromodulation in humans”

 

10 am - 12:30 pm  Plenary Poster session II

12:30 pm   SOCIAL EVENT/TOUR/FREE TIME 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2013

8:30 - 9:30 amTUTORIAL 2

Cell Signalling and Genomic Stability

  • Roland Kanaar, Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands

“Cell Signaling and Genomic Stability”

  • Rony Seger, Weizmann Institute Science, Israel

“MAPK activation as a readout for cellular response to non-ionizing radiation.”

 

9:30 - 11:00 am   Platform Session 8 & 9 (Topics to be determined from submitted abstracts)

11:30 am - 12:30 pm  Platform Session 10 & 11 (Topics to be determined from submitted abstracts)

12:30 - 1:30 pmBEMS ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

2 - 4 pm   Platform Session 12 (Topic to be determined from submitted abstracts)

4 - 6 pmWORKSHOP 3: Occupational EMF Exposure 

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2013

8:30 - 9:30 am   D’Arsonval Presentation and Lecture

D’Arsonval Award winner (pending Board approval of committee recommended nominee) will give plenary lecture

9:30 - 10 am   Student Award Presentations

10 - 11:30 pmHot Topics (Debate Format)

11:30 am - 12:30 pmRapporteur’s Reports and Closing Ceremony