Upcoming Meetings - Non-SPR

International and Regional Pediatric Radiology Meetings

The American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology 

(ASPNR) 1st Annual Meeting

January 18-20, 2019

Royal Sonesta New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana

The American Society of Pediatric Neuroradiology (ASPNR) is excited to announce its 1st Annual Meeting! We have prepared a fun and educationally stimulating program for all interested in learning more about pediatric neuroradiology. The ASPNR’s inaugural meeting will take place in one of the most culturally vibrant cities in the world, New Orleans. The meeting will be held January 18th-20th, 2019 which is Martin Luther King Jr. weekend as well.

The scientific program will feature keynote lectures by founders in our field of pediatric neuroradiology, panel discussion of current practice considerations, national and international expert participation, interesting case presentations, oral abstracts and scientific exhibits. CME and SAM sessions will be offered. This is an incredible opportunity to share your research with the pediatric neuroradiology community as well as network with old friends (and make new ones) in the heart of the French Quarter! You won’t want to miss our Friday night cocktail reception for all attendees and guests as well as a Saturday night gala dinner jazz cruise on the Mississippi River! Register today and indulge yourself in research, education, music, culture, and foodie heaven.

Click here to view the ASPNR brochure.
Click here to view the Call for Abstracts.
For more information and to register, click here to visit our website.

For further information please contact Educational Symposium at
813-806-1000 or ASPNR@edusymp.com.

Baptist Health South Florida's

18th Annual Emergency Radiology Symposium: What You Need to Know to Get You Through the Night

November 4-7, 2018
Fontainebleau Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida

Acutely ill adults and pediatric patients are arriving at the emergency room in greater numbers than ever before. This symposium is designed to help radiologists and emergency radiologists maintain optimal competence in the utilization of the most reliable imaging modalities and best-practice strategies, even for unusual conditions. One-third of the lectures will be dedicated to plain films and the remainder will stress state-of-the-art emergency imaging of the central nervous system, chest, abdomen and coronary and musculoskeletal systems. This course will be of special interest to physicians in the fields of radiology, emergency radiology and emergency medicine.

Click here to visit the website for more information.

For additional questions please contact:  Julie Zimmett, juliez@baptisthealth.net, 786-596-2398

The Center for Pediatric Contrast Ultrasound (CPCU) Workshops

The Center for Pediatric Contrast Ultrasound (CPCU) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) was officially inaugurated on the 20th of September 2018 at a ceremony marking the generous donation for the center by Bracco Diagnostics Inc. The Center was established with the mission to advance the clinical practice, research and education in pediatric contrast US. The Center encompasses the Divisions of Body Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Department of Radiology and the Division of Emergency Medicine, Department of Pediatrics. Contrast US at CHOP was started in 2013 and now the pediatric contrast indications are very wide including intravenous (brain, abdomen, MSK etc.), intracavitary (contrast enhanced voiding urosonography and genitography), intralymphatic (MR lymphangiography guidance) as well as many applications in interventional radiology. Both clinical and basic science  contrast US research is expanding with the support from multiple grants. The CPCU had carried out 13 hands-on pediatric contrast US workshop since April 2017 and trained over a 100 physicians and sonographers from 34 different centers in North America. Out of the 34 centers already 20 are now performing pediatric contrast US with 7 in the process to do so. Enclosed you will find detailed information about the CPCU as well as about the hands-on courses.

For more information on the Center For Pediatric Contrast Ultrasound (CPCU), please click here.

For information about the workshops and how to register click here.

For workshop dates, please click here.

The 40th Post Graduate Course and the 54th European Society of Pediatric Radiology (ESPR) Annual Meeting 
in Berlin, Germany were a great success – also for the attending members of the SPR

Berlin, June 2018: There was great interest for the ESPR annual meeting and the 2-day continuing education course before. A total of 930 registered participants met in Berlin from 18 to 22 June to discuss the latest results in the field of pediatric radiology and also to take advantage of the accompanying training courses. But not only the absolute number of participants was a record: participants from 64 countries from all continents came to Berlin. The SPR members from the US and Canada were the third largest group in the meeting (67 participants). For the first time, new formats with interactivity were tested during an ESPR conference, which apparently were well received. These included interactive parts with a voting app, both in the Post Graduate Course and in the scientific sessions.

The newly established Keynote Lectures were a central part of the scientific sessions, held by international giants of pediatric radiology, even from the American side as James Barkovich, Edward Lee and Lane Donelly. Their accentuated beginnings and a concluding interactive case discussions at the end of the sessions made it possible to keep the audience in the auditorium during the long scientific sessions. New for the ESPR were also the format of a quiz show of medical cases (JEOPARDY! –well known in the SPR meetings) and discussion rounds on the value of lung ultrasound and artificial intelligence in pediatric radiology. A lot of Special Focus Sessions and Task Force Sessions rounded off the concurrent three lines program.

Kassa Darge, Radiologist-in-Chief at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) became the honorary member of ESPR 2018 for his ongoing efforts to develop relations between USA and ESPR.

The conference was funded with a total of 63 grants to young pediatric radiologists under the age of 35 by radiological societies in Europe. Over half of the participants were under 40 years. The conference was rounded off by a networking program under the umbrella theme ‘Roaring Twenties’ - the 1920s in Berlin.

From the point of view of the congress organizers – Department of Pediatric Radiology, Leipzig/Germany and the Congress President Franz Wolfgang Hirsch – the goal of the meeting was reached through networking young radiologists newly, or even more closely, to the subspecialty of Pediatric Radiology.

Figure: The ESPR conference flag before the conference venue Gendarmenmarkt in the center of Berlin.


Future Meetings of the ESPR
The 55th Annual Meeting & 41st Post Graduate Course welcomes its participants in Helsinki / Finland.
May 14-18, 2019 | Organisers: Raija Seuri, Lauerma Kirsi
www.espr2019.org

The 56th Annual Meeting & 42nd Post Graduate Course welcomes its participants in Marseille / France.
June 1-5, 2020 | Organiser: Philippe Petit



28th World Neonatal, Pediatric and Family Medicine Conference

Faneotrics 2019

March 21-22, 2019
Dubai, UAE
Theme: Leading medications and essential care of neotrics

For more information and to register, click here.

 

ABSTRACTS WANTED

 

The Children's National Fetal Medicine Institute invites you to submit an abstract for the:

 3rd International Symposium on the Fetal Brain (ISFB)

November 1-2, 2018 in Washington, DC.

 

The deadline to  submit is June 8, 2018!  

 

 

Abstracts should be focused on the fetus or the preterm baby, particularly on brain development and/or the nervous system. Abstract topics may include, but are not limited to, neuroimaging, non-invasive monitoring, dysmorphology, genetics and/or counseling, congenital infections, fetal interventions, placenta, fetal/neonatal outcome, ethics, and fetal program development/quality improvement.

Posters will be set up throughout the symposium, with attendees and presenters strongly encouraged to be present during breaks. Selected abstracts will be posted online on our website the week before the conference and shared with attendees with the potential for formal publication down the road.


For more information on the 3rd International Symposium on the Fetal Brain (ISFB), visit the website here.

To view format requirements as well as upload and submit abstracts, click here.

 

 

The International Conference on Nephrology

Nephrology Meet 2018

November 19-21, 2018
Cape Town, South Africa

The theme of the conference is "Technological Advancements In Nephrology For Healthy Living", which mainly focuses on the advancements and technological development in various fields of nephrology for the betterment in diagnosis and future renal health.

For further details, please click here.

 

3rd International Conference on Neuroscience, Neuroradiology and Imaging


Neuroimaging 2018

October 03-04, 2018
Osaka, Japan

For more information on the conference and to register, please click here.



12th World Pediatrics Congress 

Abu Dhabi, UAE
December 13-15, 2018 

For more information and to register, please click here.

International Conference on Pediatric Healthcare
 
Pediatric Healthcare 2019

June 12-13, 2019
Prague, Czech Republic
 


Theme: Pediatric Healthcare - ‘Rising the Child’
We have a line-up of renowned speakers presenting their research and views on pediatrics, internal medicine, malignancies in children and its related issues, also participants from corners of the world.

For more information and to register, please click here





Pediatric Ultrasound Conference
Peds Ultrasound 101

October 20- 21, 2018
Children's Healthcare of Atlanta - Eagleton


This conference is designed to familiarize sonographers, physicians, and other providers with the spectrum of common ultrasound exams that are specific to pediatric patients. View the conference flyer here.

For more information on the conference or to register, click here.

Difficult Conversations in Radiology

Workshop ● Boston, MA  November 13, 2018

Presented by the Institute for Professionalism and Ethical Practice at
Boston Children’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

As a radiologist or clinical professional working in radiology, you may face difficult conversations such as revealing life-altering diagnoses, radiation risks, and disclosing errors. Handling it well is critical for your patient's experience, your own resilience, and your institution’s standing as well.

Led by Harvard Medical School experts in radiology, bioethics and communication, this one-day intensive workshop will equip you with the understanding, best practices, ethical underpinnings, and tools to help you navigate these difficult conversations.

For more information on the workshop or to register click here 




International Society of Paediatric Oncology 2018

Kyoto, Japan ● November 16-19, 2018

Keynote lectures by Dr. Yoshinori Ohsumi, 2016 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, and Giorgio Perilongo, Past SIOP President. See all confirmed keynote lectures here.

For more information on SIOP 2018 and to register please click here.

Take a look at SIOP 2018's informational video here

 

The 6th Annual Society For Pediatric Interventional Radiology Meeting

October 23-26, 2018 • Andaz Maui Wailea Resort
Wailea, Hawaii

For more information about the SPIR, meeting, and registration, please click here.

 




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