Upcoming Meetings - Non-SPR

International and Regional Pediatric Radiology Meetings

19th Annual Scientific Meeting of Asian & Oceanic Society for Paediatric Radiology (AOSPR) Congress

Better Imaging for Children, Better Imaging for the Future 

September 26-28, 2019
Seoul, Korea

Topics Include: Fetal, Neonatal, Thoracic, Cardiovascular, Abdominal, Musculoskeletal, Brain /Head & Neck, and more.

Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2019

For more information on this congress, please click here.


Sixth Edition of the International Course of Neonatal Ultrasonography
2019 First Steps in Neonatal Brain Ultrasound: an amazing, adventurous journey!

Florence, Italy
March 18, 2019

This course for beginners and is open to paediatric radiologists,neonatologists and paediatricians. It's endorsed by EFSUMB, UEMS and CME credits are included. It is also connected to the course "2019 Neonatal Ultrasound Course. Why, how and when an ultrasound image?"

For more information on this course, please click here.

4th International Cancer Study & Therapy Conference
Cancer Science-2019

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
April 3-5, 2019

For information on this conference and to register, click here.

5th International Pediatric CEUS Course  
June 24th and 25th, 2019
King’s College Hospital in London

To view the CEUS 2018 Programme, click here.

For more information and to register for the course, click here.

Clinical Pediatrics 2019
7th International Conference on Clinical Pediatrics


June 10-12, 2019

Berlin, Germany

Theme: Extending the skylines with new methodologies in Clinical Pediatrics

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


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.

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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

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.

7th International Congress on Magnetic Resonance Imaging (ICMRI 2019)

March 28 - 30, 2019
Grand Walkerhill Seoul
Seoul, Korea

For more information on this Congress, click here.
The Eleventh Edition of the International Course of Neonatal Ultrasonography

2019 Neonatal Ultrasound Course: Why, how and when an ultrasound image?

Florence, Italy
Palazzo Ricasoli Polihotels
March 19-22, 2019

The teachers are paediatric radiologists and is open to neonatologists, paediatric radiologists and paediatricians. It's endorsed by EFSUMB, UEMS and CME credits are included.

For more information on this course, 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

Pacific Coast Pediatric Radiology Association
Annual Meeting & Symposium 2019

July 18 - 21, 2019
Westin Resort & Spa
Whistler, Canada

To view the PCPRA Annual Meeting & Symposium Brochure, please
click here

For more information, please 
click here.

2019 World Pediatrics Conference
Current Challenges in Delivering Pediatric and Neonatal Researches
September 10 – 11, 2019

2019 World Pediatrics Conference (2019WPC) will be focusing on the latest advancements and innovations in different fields of Pediatrics research. For more information, please click here.

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