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Welcome to our Virtual International Day of Medical Physics 2020 at the DKFZ! This year we are very glad to welcome colleagues and all others around the globe who are interested in topics related to Medical Physics. The talks of our experts are aimed at a general audience and will cover aspects of Radiation Therapy, such as Imaging for Radiotherapy or Machine Learning, and Medical Physics as early Career Researcher.

Our event will take place virtually on Nov. 07th 2020 from 3 - 5pm (UTC+1) and is hosted via zoom. Participation is for free! The final program is available below.

Our event is hosted by the DKFZ under the auspices of the Heidelberg Institute for Radiation Oncology (HIRO) and our partners from South America.

If you have further questions, please contact us via e-mail at

Looking forward to seeing you online on Nov. 07th 2020!

Flyer and Program

Please feel free to use our program and our flyer to invite your colleagues to this virtual event. Just download the files here.


Video: Prof. Jäkel und M. Schäfer: "Welcome and Introduction"

Video: Isabela Paredes Cisneros & José Alberto Vedelago, PhD: "Perspectives of Early Career Researchers in Medical Physics"

Video: Prof. Caprile Etchard: "Machine Learning in Radiotherapy"

Video: Prof. Jäkel: "Imaging for Radiotherapy"


Prof. Dr. Oliver Jäkel (Host)

Prof. Paola Caprile Etchart, PhD, UC Santiago de Chile

José Alberto Vedelago, PhD, DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany

Isabela Paredes Cisneros, DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany



Heidelberg Center Latin America, Santiago de Chile


Pontifical Catholic University in Santiago de Chile


Chilean Society of Medical Physics

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