Society Meeting and 13th Annual Teaching Course

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Solving problems in cancer patients

The 13th annual course of our Society will focus on practical problem solving in cancer patients through interactive teaching and the fostering of active learning. State of the art and novel imaging techniques will be highlighted. 

 

Where?  The course will be held at The Royal York Hotel. Full details of how to get there can be found on the 'Travel & Hotels' tab above.

 

Who is the course for?  This course is designed for all radiologists, nuclear medicine physicians and other specialists interested in the diagnosis and management of oncology.

 

Social events?  Registration includes a welcome reception in the Royal York Hotel at the close of lectures at 17.30 on Monday 30th September.

The ICIS course dinner will be held on Tuesday 1st October at the National Railway Museum, where we will dine on the platform amongst the steam engines. Continuing with the theme of transport from yesteryear, a free vintage bus will be available to take guests the short distance between the Royal York Hotel to the National Railway Museum.  Dinner tickets are available to purchase with registration.

 

Exhibition & sponsorship?  Opportunities for sponsorship and exhibiting are available, please contact louise.mustoe@cancerimagingsociety.org.uk 

 

Things to do in York

Walking Tours - The best way to see this beautiful city is on foot.  Take in the the medieval city walls, York has more miles of intact wall than any other English city. Click here for details on York walking tours.

York Minster -  This 600 year old gothic cathederal is the largest of its kind in Northern Europe.  Click here for visitor details

The Visit York website has more detailed information on activities in an around York.  To read more click here.

 

 

 

 

 

Course highlights

 7 Plenary sessions:

  • New clinical developments in oncology
  • Dual energy and low dose CT techniques
  • Contrast agent use in oncological imaging
  • Incidental findings
  • Cases we would like to do again
  • Imaging after targeted therapies
  • Assessing treatment response

8 Interactive workshop sessions:

  • Multiple myeloma
  • Head and neck tumours
  • Pancreatic carcinoma: small lesions and mimics
  • Gynaecological malignancies: adnexal mass characterisation
  • Common to rare paediatric thoracic & abdominal tumours
  • Structured reporting: gynaecology, PI-RADS and pancreas
  • Lung nodules: management and biopsy techniques
  • Diffusion weighted and diffusion tensor imaging in paediatric neuroimaging

4 Computer hands-on workshops:

  • CT colonography (offered twice)
  • Whole body diffusion MRI
  • Advanced CT image processing – perfusion and texture

Scientific sessions

  • Oral presentations and a prize for the best paper
  • Poster exhibition and a prize for the best poster

Awards will be presented at the Course Dinner on Tuesday 2nd October at The National Railway Museum.

Relevant Documents

Full Programme (Word)

ICIS MEMBERS

Per person (includes coffee/tea and lunch each day with Welcome Reception on Monday 30th September)
3 days - £500
2 days - £380
1 day - £195

NON-MEMBERS

Per person (includes coffee/tea and lunch each day with Welcome Reception on Monday 30th September)
3 days - £550
2 days - £410
1 day - £220

TRAINEES/RESIDENT

Per person (includes coffee/tea and lunch each day with Welcome Reception on Monday 30th September)
With supporting letter from Head of Dept
3 days - £390
2 days - £275
1 day - £150

SCIENTIFIC/POSTER PRESENTER

Per person (includes coffee/tea and lunch each day with Welcome Reception on Monday 30th September)
All scientific presenters are required to be a member of the Society. Membership to be paid with registration, in addition to registration fee.
3 days - £325

Plus £80 membership if not already a member

COURSE DINNER

On Tuesday 1st October we hope you will join us for the Course Dinner at the National Railway Museum.  Ticket price includes a vintage bus ride to take you the short distance between the hotel and the museum.  We will dine on the platform amongst the carriages; ticket prices are £65 per person.

HOW TO REGISTER

At the top of this page there is a green 'Online Registration' button.  Please click it and follow the instructions.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Reservations will only be confirmed on receipt of the fully completed booking form and full payment. A confirmation letter and further details will be issued on receipt of full payment.
Reservations are subject to availability and will be confirmed within one week from receipt of completed booking form and full payment.

REFUNDS (minus an administration charge of £70) will only be made if written notification is received by 6th September 2013. Thereafter no refunds will be made.

Recommended Hotels
ICIS has secured preferential rates at a range of local hotels through a booking agent (Zibrant). 
In order to make a reservation at one of these hotels, please click through to the dedicated micro site:  Click here

Travel to York

By air   

From London Heathrow take the Piccadilly line to Kings Cross.  You can take a direct train from Kings Cross to York in under 2 hours.
Be sure to book an open return ticket that can be as little as £85 in advance, however when booked ‘on the day’ could cost £200+
Click here for train information and prices

From London Gatwick take the Gatwick Express to Victoria 
Take the Victoria line to Kings Cross where you will be able to take a direct train to York in under 2 hours.
Be sure to book an open return ticket that can be as little as £85 in advance, however when booked ‘on the day’ could cost £200+
Click here for train information and prices

Leeds Bradford International Airport is 45 minute drive from York. Alternatively you can catch a train, click here for information and prices.  

Manchester Airport is two hours' drive from York. There are frequent direct trains to York from Manchester, click here for information and prices.

See the BAA website for details of other UK airports.

By rail

York is on the East Coast Main Line. It takes less than two hours to get to York from London by rail. Edinburgh is just two and a half hours from York.
There are also direct services from Liverpool, Manchester, Birmingham and the South West.
Click here for train information and prices

By bus

Frequent services run between central London and York. The fastest journey time is 5 hours.
You can travel to York from destinations all around the UK. Fares and timetables are available on the National Express website.

By road

You can download a road map for directions.
York is easily accessible from the UK motorway network. Travelling north on the M1 or A1 you'll come to the A64 intersection. The city is 15 minutes away via dual carriageway.
Travelling south on the A1, you'll also leave the motorway at the A64.
From the west on the M62, join the M1 northbound until you reach the intersection with the A64.
York is also served by the A19, A1079 and A166 routes into the city.

Parking

Car parking is available at the Royal York Hotel for ICIS delegates staying at the Royal York Hotel. 

Faculty 2013

J. Barentsz   (Nijmegen)

M. Oudkerk   (Groningen)

M. Bellomi   (Milan)

A. Padhani   (London)

V. Chong   (Singapore)

G. Petralia   (Milan)

C. Collins   (Dublin)

L. Quint   (Ann Arbor)

S. Diederich   (Düsseldorf)

F. Rasmussen   (Aarhus)

I. Francis   (Ann Arbor)

A. Rockall   (London)

D. Foley    (Milwaukee)

A. Sahdev   (London)

J. Goldin   (Santa Monica)

 

R. Gore   (Chicago)

W. Schima   (Vienna)

J. Heiken   (St Louis)

H-P. Schlemmer   (Heidelberg)

T. Huisman   (Baltimore)

M. Schwaiger   (Munich)

D-M. Koh   (London)

W. Shuman   (Seattle)

O. Lucidarme   (Paris)

A. Smets   (Amsterdam)

B. McCarville   (Memphis)

A. Sohaib   (London)

K. Miles   (London)

H. Thoeny   (Bern)

G. Morana   (Treviso)

N. Tunariu   (London)

L. Ollivier   (Paris)

 

18 category 1 CPD credits have been awarded by the Royal College of Radiologists  follows:

Monday 30 September - 6 credits
Tuesday 1 October - 6 credits
Wednesday 2 October - 6 credits

The International Cancer Imaging Society Meeting & 13th Annual Teaching Course is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.

The 'International Cancer Imaging Society Meeting & 13th Annual Teaching Course ' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 17 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION CLOSES 24th MAY 2013

IMPORTANT NOTES ABOUT ABSTRACT SUBMISSION

Please read these notes carefully before submitting your abstract.

  • All abstracts will be subject to review and if accepted for presentation will be included in the conference issue of the ICIS journal Cancer Imaging
  • Abstracts can be submitted online providing all fields requested
  • Alternatively download form and submit by email to admin@cancerimagingsociety.org.uk
  • PLEASE REMEMBER to notify us if your contact details change
  • Abstracts must be submitted in either a Word or PDF format and must be NO LONGER than 250 words, taking the form of a single concise paragraph describing the aim, methods, results and conclusion where appropriate
  • The abstract should NOT INCLUDE references, tables or figures
  • Presenting authors should ensure they have the permission of co-authors before submitting the abstract to ICIS 2013
  • Successful presenters will be able to register for ICIS 2013 at a reduced rate of £325 plus £80 ICIS joining fee, if not already a member.
  • Please note that all scientific presenters are required to be a member of the Society. Membership must be paid with registration in addition to the registration fee, if not already a member.
  • ICIS 2013 reserves the right to copy-edit all abstracts to comply with house styles

TIMELINE FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION AND NOTIFICATION

  • Abstract submission deadline: Friday 24th May 2013
  • All authors will be notified if their submission has been successful after Monday 24th June 2013
  • Deadline for presenters to register for ICIS 2013: 8th July 2013 to ensure the abstract appears in Cancer Imaging
Meeting Sponsors

ICIS wish to thank the following companies supporting the Society Meeting and 13th Annual Teaching Course:

Siemens, Acuitas Medical, Bracco, Guerbet

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Acuitas Medical
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Guerbet

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