24th AMSIG

ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING

SYDNEY 2021

8 & 9 MAY

SMC Conference & Function Centre

24th AMSIG ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING

8-9 MAY 2021

On behalf of the Australasian Musculoskeletal Imaging Group (AMSIG) executive, we would like to invite you (again) to join us at the 24th Annual Scientific Meeting to be held at the SMC Conference and Function Centre, in central Sydney, Australia on May 8 & 9 2021.

The events of 2020 have impacted on us all in many ways. Not only in our workplaces and personally with restrictions on our movements but also by cancelling and postponing so many of our regular teaching and networking opportunities. Our thoughts go out to those who have had more significant effects than just inconvenience.

However, having had to postpone the meeting in 2020 we are all raring to go for 2021. Our speakers both international and local have re-confirmed that they are also keen to attend. The programme will be almost unchanged.

Our meeting is the principal event for musculoskeletal radiologists in the Oceania region. The coming year’s presentations will largely be on the topics of rheumatological imaging and tumour imaging. The focus on the meeting will be to try to address some of the problem cases which are experienced even in general radiology reporting on a variety of joint and tumour problems. We have invited experts in imaging, orthopaedic surgery, and rheumatology to encourage collaboration between specialties and ensure relevant contemporary radiology practice.

CONVENORS

Assoc/Prof Bruno Giuffrè, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Dr Catherine Hayter, Castlereagh Imaging, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Dr Jennie Noakes, Castlereagh Imaging, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Dr Julie Schatz, Alfred Medical Imaging, Sydney, NSW, Australia

Dr Emily Davidson, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney Australia

KEY DATES

2020

2 November
– Abstract Submissions and Registrations Live

– Call for E-Poster Display and Oral Scientific Presentations

2021

19 March – Abstract  Submission Closes

26 March – Abstracts Authors advised if they are accepted or declined

26 March – Early Bird Registration Closes

8 & 9 May 2021 – AMSIG 2021 Annual Meeting

INVITED SPEAKERS & TOPICS

~ PROVISIONAL ~

INTERNATIONAL GUEST SPEAKERS

Anne Cotten
Professor of Radiology, Head of Department,
Service de Radiologie et Imagerie Musculosquelettique
Centre de Consultations et d’Imagerie de l’Appareil Locomoteur
Centre Hospitalier Regional Universitaire de Lille, France

Robert Lambert
Professor, Department of Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging,
University of Alberta, Canada

David Salonen
Associate Professor, Department of Medical Imaging, University of Toronto;
Staff Radiologist, MSK Division, Toronto Joint Department of Medical Imaging
University Health Network Sinai Health System and Women’s College Hospital, Canada

AMSIG ASM Sydney - 8 & 9 May 2021
AMSIG 24th Annual Scientific Meeting - Sydney 8 & 9 May 2021

KEY SESSIONS COVERING:

+ Rheumatology

+ Imaging of the sacroiliac joints

+ Case of the Day Quiz

+ Imaging of the spine

+ Imaging of peripheral joints

+ Tumour MDT

+ Short talks on tumour imaging

+ In addition to our three overseas keynote speakers, there will also be talks from invited Australian and New Zealand Radiologist's and Clinicians

PRE-MEETING SpA WORKSHOP – FRIDAY 7 MAY:

An interactive workshop based on the CaRE series of cases of axial Spondyloarthritis

Presented by Robert Lambert with the assistance of David Salonen and Anne Cotten

AMSIG Pre-Meeting Sponsor Jansen - Johnson & Johnson

ADDITIONAL PRE-MEETING WORKSHOPS:

*Additional Pre-Meeting Workshops to be confirmed – watch this space for details

2021 Conference Meeting Information

ATTENDEES, VENUE & GALA DINNER

Who Can Attend?

The conference is open to both AMSIG members and non-members with the invitation extended to all radiologists, surgeons, sports medicine physicians, rheumatologists, radiographers, sonographers and physiotherapists

Venue & Location

SMC CONFERENCE
& FUNCTION CENTRE

66 Goulburn Street
Sydney NSW 2000
AUSTRALIA

SMC Conference & Function Centre

Conference Gala Dinner

HARBOURSIDE ROOM
MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART AUSTRALIA

140 George Street
The Rocks
Sydney NSW 2000

Harbourside Room, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

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