PET Update 2019

27 June 2019

Birmingham


Organised by IPEM's Nuclear Medicine Special Interest Group


PET imaging has found widespread acceptance in routine clinical practice within the UK, and new PET scanner technologies create exciting opportunities for scientists to work towards improving image quality and quantitative accuracy of PET imaging, exploiting dynamic imaging for capturing additional physiological information, reducing radiation dose, and increasing throughput. Scientists also play a key role in the development of novel tracers and their introduction to the clinic to expand the role of PET beyond FDG imaging to new oncology, neurology and cardiology applications. 

The aim of this meeting is to bring together those supporting clinical PET services and academic PET researchers to discuss the current status of PET imaging and the opportunities created by new developments.

Educational Aims
1. To provide delegates with the opportunity to meet others in the field and further their own understanding of cutting-edge PET technology and its implications 
2. To specifically provide an overview of developments in PETMR and digital PET 

Anticipated Learning Outcomes
1. Gain an understanding of current PETMR and digital PET technologies and their impact on clinical practice and research 
2. Gain an understanding of other developments in PET, as presented in the proferred papers

Target Audience

Physicists, radiopharmacists, senior technologists and radiographers

 
Abstract Submission
Abstract submissions are invited from interested professionals in healthcare, industry and academia. Presentations in all relevant areas and disciplines are welcome. If you would like to submit an abstract for this conference, please follow the instructions on our 
Abstract Submission page
Abstract submission deadline: 29th March 2019

Registration
 
On-line registration is open. To book your place, click the 'Book Now' button below and then either log in (members and registered users) or register (new users only). 

Registration fees (including refreshments and lunch):
IPEM member £165 
IPEM member trainee £140 
IPEM member technologist £125 
IPEM member student/retired/non-salaried  
£95
Non-member £215 

Please note there is a £20 discount on these prices if booked up to 6 weeks in advance.
Full prices apply from 16th May 2019
Registration deadline: 13th June 2019

Conference Resources 
The provisional programme and abstracts will be available here in due course.
Presentation slides will be available after the event here (IPEM Members only - login required)

Venue

This conference will take place in central Birmingham, details to follow. 

Contact/Queries
If you have any queries, please 
email the IPEM conference team or tel: 01904 550598. 

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