Barco Makes Debut at AMICON 2016 (India)
CHENNAI, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
On July 30 and 31, the ICSR Auditorium at IIT Madras in Chennai (India) will welcome hundreds of medical professionals specializing in oncology for the AMICON conference. As imaging is becoming an increasingly important aspect of cancer diagnosis and therapy, Barco will be present for the very first time at the conference.
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The future of oncology
AMICON, or the Advanced Onco Imaging Conference, is organized by the department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Apollo Cancer Hospitals, in association with Chennai Subchapter of TN&PY IRIA and IIT Madras. The goal of the conference is to inform postgraduates, radiologists and surgical and medical oncologists about the latest imaging technologies on a cellular and functional level. To achieve this, the organization has lined up an impressive number of national and international speakers and hands-on workshops.
For the first time ever, Barco will have a booth at the event as well, together with software partner Modi Medicare. Barco will demonstrate both the Eonis 24" clinical display and the Coronis Uniti multimodality display system at the event. In addition, Barco will be lending four monitors to the organizing committee to use during the imaging workshop.
"AMICON is an important event, not just for oncologists, but for the future of cancer research, diagnosis and therapy in general," said Mr. Vivekanand, Country Director at Barco India. "We're honoured to be a part of this wonderful conference, and happy that we can lend a helping hand."
"Barco is taking the steps to educate and make the users aware about the benefits that good medical grade displays provide and also ensuring better image quality of Healthcare diagnosis. By supporting the workshop, Barco commits itself to growing productivity needs of the radiology and oncology departments," added Mr. Vivekanand.
Barco, a global technology company, designs and develops networked visualization products for the entertainment, enterprise and healthcare markets. Barco has its own facilities for sales and marketing, customer support, R&D and manufacturing in Europe, North America and APAC. Barco (NYSE Euronext Brussels: BAR) is active in more than 90 countries with 3,300 employees worldwide. Barco posted sales of 1.029 billion euro in 2015.
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