PET Update 2019

27 June 2019


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

Conference Resources 
The programme is now available here

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  
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


This conference will take place at The Studio in Central Birmingham. 7 Cannon Street, B2 5EP. For further details visit their website

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

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