Lääketieteellisen fysiikan ja tekniikan yhdistys (LFTY)

Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering

In English        

LFT-päivät 2017

(Previous "LFT-päivät")

Finnish Society for Medical Physics and Medical Engineering organises its 16th “LFT-päivät” event in Oulu Linnanmaa campus on the 9th of February, 2017. The aim of this event is to activate new members to the society as well as improve research and education collaboration between medical physics and medical engineering professionals and students in Finland.

Thursday 9.2.2017 - University teaching, research and theses

The seminar includes presentations of activities in fields of medical physics and medical engineering by organising university as well as company presentations. Organisers encourage other institutions and professionals in this field to bring posters or other presentation material to seminar. The event includes a poster competition for all Master’s Theses completed in 2016. The total amount of prizes is 2016 €. Submit the abstract of your thesis by February 2, 2017. Abstract guidelines can be found here.

After the poster awards ceremony, there will be the traditional evening gathering with drinks and snacks!

Program for Thursday

(Lecture Hall IT115, Linnanmaa, Oulu)

  08:30   Registration and coffee; hanging up posters

  09:15   Tapio Seppänen (Chairman of LFTY ry): Opening of the Day

  09:20   University of Oulu greetings

  09:25   Practical issues, Secretary of LFTY

  09:30   Presentations

             Jukka Kortelainen:
             “EEG Anesthetic Reactivity Test - A Novel Approach to Measure Brain Function”

             Miika Nieminen:
             “Novel MRI methods for osteoarthritis diagnostics”

             Teemu Myllylä:
             “Multimodal functional imaging of the brain with combined use of optical and magnetic neuroimaging techniques”

             Anssi Ylimaula:
             “Kide Systems – Clinical Imaging Solutions”

  11:30   Lunch and poster session

  12:30   Poster competition

  14:00   Coffee break, exhibition and posters

  15:00   Presentations

             Timo Jämsä:
             “Using Wearables for Health Promotion”

             Mikko Tulppo:
             “Remote Monitoring in Patient Populations”

             Ville Niemelä:
             “Impulse Radio UWB Communications in Wireless Body Area Network”

             Word from Universities:
             “Education in Biomedical Engineering”

  17:00   Results of the Poster Competition: Award Ceremony

  17:15   End of event - Closing words

  17:25   Annual general meeting of LFTY r.y.

  18:00   Evening gathering at Teekkaritalo


Registrations by 3.2.2017. Use the Electronic registration form

Important dates

  30.01.2017         Abstract submission closes

  01.02.2017         Notification of abstract acceptance/non-acceptance

  03.02.2017         Online registration ends

  09.02.2017         Thursday's seminar and poster competition followed by the evening’s get-together

Poster Competition

Those who have completed their master’s thesis in 2016 are eligible to participate. Three best posters will receive a cash award.

Abstract submission

Send your contact information along with your abstract to secretary@lfty.fi by 30.01.2017. Contact information should include name, address, phone number, e-mail, university, supervisors and the title of the abstract. Please, title your email as follows: “LFT-päivät/abstract”.

All abstracts should be written in English and should include:

Submitters will be notified of acceptance/non-acceptance status via e-mail by 01.02.2017. Poster Preparation Guidelines will be posted at the same time with the notification of acceptance. All participants will have free access to the evening gathering.