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and IAPM workshop

The 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine will be held on Saturday, 17th February 2018 in Derry/Londonderry. The IAPM ASM organising committee are working hard to bring you an exciting and stimulating programme that builds on the success of previous years. Further information will be available in due course. Many thanks to our sponsors for their generous support for this event without which it would not be possible.



Programme at a glance

  • 16th Feb 2018, Friday Workshop
  • 16th Feb 2018, Conference Dinner at 7pm in The Guildhall
  • 17th Feb 2018, 9th Annual Scientific Meeting

A programme can be downloaded here.

Further information about the invited speakers can be found here.




Category Cost
Professional/Allied Professional/Trainee Member €70
Student/retired/Unwaged €50
Non-Members €110


1. Early Bird registration is now closed. Registrations cannot be gaurenteed their name in the attedance list in the ASM booklet.

2. If you choose to pay via PayPal, your booking will not be confirmed and you will not receive a confirmation email until you complete payment.

3. Online registration is now closed. Registration will be available on the day.

4. Offline payments must be made via cheque to the treasurer no later than 1 week prior to the conference date.

Naomi McElroy

IAPM Treasurer

Senior Medical Physicist

MPCE Dept,

Tallaght Hospital, Tallaght,

Dublin 24

5. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

6. Non-members attending ASM who decide to join within 3 months of conference will have membership fee waived for this year.


Workshop and Conference Venue




City Hotel, Derry / Londonderry

Please contact us in advance if you require vegetarian, vegan or coeliac lunch menu options.


Conference Dinner

The Conference Dinner will take place on Friday evening at 7pm in The Guildhall. There will be a drinks reception with the Mayor followed by dinner.


Presenter Guidelines


All posters should be portrait layout. Physical posters must be A0 sized. E-posters must be in PDF format. There will be two digital displays for browsing e-posters.


Abstract Submission

Abstract submission is now closed.



Get Ready for a ‘LegenDerry’ Experience!


Visit Derry is delighted to welcome the Irish Association of Physicists in Medicine conference to Derry~Londonderry on16th & 17th February 2018! In between your action packed conference programme, there is much to see and do and Visit Derry is here to help you plan your trip!

Idyllically located in the North West of Ireland linking with the Wild Atlantic Way with the Causeway Coastal Route, the historic city of Derry~Londonderry is renowned as one of the finest Walled cities in Europe, full of fascinating history and culture. This vibrant destination offers a unique combination of rich heritage and a buzzing social scene – Derry was named as ‘Friendliest Destination in Northern Ireland’ so you will be guaranteed the warmest of welcomes!  Uncover the many cultural delights on offer; take a trip back in time and discover over 400 years of history strolling along the historic 17th Century Walls, home to one of the largest collections of Cannon in Europe. Enjoy magnificent historic buildings and cathedrals or check out one of the many museums to uncover this unique destination’s fascinating story and journey to peace.

If retail therapy is what you are interested in, you are spoilt for choice… This fashionista’s paradise has two shopping centres which has a vast array of high street names alongside the vibrant independent stores.  For those looking for something a little bit different check out the Craft Village and ‘Above & Beyond’ at LegenDerry Warehouse, home to a range of local craft providers where you can pick up stunning pieces of artwork and clothing. A busy conference is guaranteed to work up an appetite so check out one of the many restaurants for a bite to eat. Derry was named as runner up in the prestigious ‘Restaurant Association of Ireland’s 2015 & 2016 ‘Foodie Town Awards’ so you can be sure to enjoy the very best of locally sourced produce including ‘from pier to plate’ seafood caught locally in neighboring Co. Donegal. So where to next? Discover Derry’s vibrant night time economy and see home grown artists and performers in action at one of the many cutting edge live music venues or chill out at an array of cosmopolitan cafes and bars.

For anyone wishing to extend their stay, less than a 1 hour transfer takes you the UNESCO World Heritage Site the Giant’s Causeway and Bushmills Whiskey Distillery, the oldest licensed distillery in the world! To the South of the city lie the Sperrin Mountains, a stunning area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and to the West you can marvel at the magnificent natural beauty of Co. Donegal, home to fabulous attractions such Glenveagh National Park and Doagh Famine Village, not to mention some of the best links golf courses in Europe and gateway to the spectacular ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ - the longest defined coastal touring route in the world!

Winner of the inaugural City of Culture 2013 and named by highly acclaimed travel publication‘Lonely Planet’ as a ‘Top 10 City in the World to Visit’ we guarantee a ‘LegenDerry’ experience!  




Please telephone hotel directly and quote booking code IAPM2018 to avail of the rates below. Rates are valid until 26th January 2018.



Bishop’s Gate Hotel 

24 Bishop’s Street, BT48 6PP T: 0044 2871 140300

1 night B&B Single occupancy: £109.00 / Twin occupancy £119.00  

(Rate valid until 26th January 2018)

Beech Hill Country House Hotel 

32 Ardmore Road, BT47 32P T: 0044 2871 349279

1 night B&B Single occupancy: From £70.00 / Twin occupancy From £95.00

(Rate valid until 26th January 2018)

Best Western White Horse Hotel 

68 Clooney Road, BT47 3PA T: 0044 2871 860606

1 night B&B Single occupancy: £85.00 / Twin occupancy £95.00

(Rate valid until 26th January 2018)

City Hotel 

14-18 Queen’s Quay, BT48 7AS T: 0044 2871 365800

1 night B&B Single occupancy: £75.00 / Twin occupancy £85.00

(Rate valid until 19th January 2018)

Hastings Everglades Hotel 

41-53 Prehen Road, BT47 2NH T: 0044 2871 321066

1 night B&B Single occupancy: £90.00 / Twin occupancy £120.00

(Rate valid until 26th January 2018)

Maldron Hotel 

Butcher Street, BT48 6HL

T: 0044 2871 371000

1 night B&B Single occupancy £112.00 /Twin occupancy: £119.00

(Rate valid until 19th January 2018)

Premier Inn (Booking code not applicable to this hotel) 

Crescent Link BT47 6SA

T: 0871 527 9414

From £65.00 - Please check website for availability and rates


Shipquay Boutique Hotel 

Shipquay Street, BT48 6DJ T: 0044 2871 267266

1 night B&B Single occupancy: £110.00 / Twin occupancy £120.00

(Rate valid until 26th January 2018)

Waterfoot Hotel 

14 Clooney Road, BT47 6TB

T: 0044 2871 345500

1 night B&B Single occupancy: £60.00 / Twin occupancy £70.00

(Rate valid until 26th January 2018)

























































If you require further assistance with booking accommodation, please do not hesitate to contact the team at Visit Derry. A full listing of self-catering properties, guesthouses and B&B’s is available also. T: +44 2871 267284 E:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   W:

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