Society Meeting and 9th Annual Teaching Course

Thu 01 Oct 2009 Sat 03 Oct 2009 Society

Salzburg Congress Centre, Auerspergstrasse 6, Salzburg, Austria

About the Course

In Focus Sessions, advances in imaging of brain, spine, and paediatric oncologic imaging will be discussed. In addition, imaging of complications and emergencies in oncology, approach to incidental lesions in cancer patients, and applied molecular imaging will be highlighted.

Keynote Lectures will be delivered on CT colonography screening and on practice guidelines in cancer care. A Film Interpretation Session with teams of recognized experts offers insight in oncologic imaging and more... Scientific Sessions will present research in the field of imaging in oncology. There will also be scientific posters and the best paper and best poster will be awarded a prize. Twenty-three Workshops for smaller groups will focus on a wide range of clinical topics. In addition, registrants will have the opportunity to gain practical skills at "Hands-on" Workshops dedicated to CT colonography and diffusion-weighted MRI.

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

The meeting will be held in the beautiful city of Salzburg, Austria, allowing the ideal combination of education and social interaction.

The conference venue will be the Congress Centre located in the heart of Salzburg, adjacent to the Mirabell Gardens, within easy walking distance and close proximity to the attractions in the historic city centre - a World Heritage site. On Thursday, at the close of lectures, a Welcome Reception and short concert will be held at the nearby Residence Palace. The Residence is an enchanting venue which dates back to 1232 and served as a court for Salzburg's archbishops, who ruled into the 19th century. The Course Dinner on Friday will take place at the Restaurant M32 at the Mönchsberg, overlooking the city of Salzburg. 

Venue: Salzburg Congress Centre, Auerspergstrasse 6, Salzburg, Austria
Date: Thursday 1st – Saturday 3rd October 2009

7 'Focus on' Sessions

  • Brain tumours
  • Spine tumours
  • Paediatric tumours
  • Incidental lesions: ignore or explore?
  • Imaging of complications and emergencies in oncology
  • Pulmonary nodules: an update
  • Tumor ablation

12 Workshop sessions including "Hands-on" workshops:

  • Gynecological cancer, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, applied molecular imaging, diagnostic problems in abdominal tumours, diagnostic problems in tumour spread, DW MR imaging, CT colonography

2 Keynote Lectures

  • CT colonography screening: ready for prime time?
  • Patient preferences and the development of practice guidelines in a cancer center

Film Interpretation Session with two teams of experts

Scientific Paper Sessions & Scientific Poster Exhibition

  • A prize for the best oral presentation and best poster will be awarded.

Relevant Documents

Final Programme

Registration Fees:

per person
(includes coffee/tea and lunch each day, plus Welcome Reception on Thursday 1st October) €590
per person
(includes coffee/tea and lunch each day, plus Welcome Reception on Thursday 1st October) €645
per person
(includes coffee/tea and lunch each day, plus Welcome Reception on Thursday 1st October) With supporting letter from Head of Dept €440
(includes coffee/tea and lunch each day, plus Welcome Reception on Thursday 1st October) €195
Course Dinner
per person
At The Restaurant M32 on top of the Mönchsberg
(including entry via the elevator)
Partners lunch package
per person
(includes lunch each day, plus Welcome Reception on Thursday 1st October) €90

Attendance on individual days may be booked on application to ICIS Secretariat.

How to register:

Online: Online registration for this event is now closed. If you wish to book a space on this course please call ICIS on +44 (0)20 7307 1406 or email [email protected].
Fax: + 44 (0)20 7307 1414
Post: Louise Rusha, ICIS Secretariat, BIR Conference Office,
36 Portland Place, London. W1B 1AT U.K.

Please submit full payment with completed registration and payment form, plus choice of session if wishing to attend hands-on workshop.
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 €80) will only be made if written notification is received by 8th September 2009. Thereafter no refunds will be made. 

Travel information:

Salzburg Congress Centre and hotels are conveniently reached by airport taxi within 15 minutes.
Salzburg is also easily reached by train via Vienna or Munich.
Salzburg is easily accessible by air. Airlines with flights to Salzburg:

Air Berlin British Airlines Jet2 Swiss
Aer Lingus British Midland Lufthansa Sterling Airlines
Aeroflot Cirrus Airlines Norwegian Airshuttle Thomson Fly
Austrian Airlines FlyBe Ryanair Transavia Airlines

Accommodation: Accommodation can be booked using the Hotel Booking Form, via the hotel link to Salzburg Congress provided here - Salzburg Congress Hotel Link.

J. Barentsz (Nijmegen)
A. Baur (Munich)
R. Bale (Innsbruck)
A. Ba-Ssalamah (Vienna)
M. Bellomi (Milan)
V. Chong (Singapore)
C. Collins (Dublin)
S. Diederich (Dusseldorf)
R. Forstner (Salzburg)
I. Francis (Ann Arbor)
A. Gillams (London)
M. Gnant (Vienna)
R. Gore (Chicago)
J. Heiken (St. Louis)
T. Helmberger (Munich)
C. Herold (Vienna)
R. Hicks (Melbourne)
T. Huisman (Baltimore)
M. King (London)
D-M. Koh (London)
M. Law (New York)
D. MacVicar (London)
A. Maier (Vienna)
T. Mang (Vienna)
B. McCarville (Memphis)
K. McHugh (London)
T. McLoud (Boston)
K. Miles (Brighton)
G. Morana (Treviso)
L. Ollivier (Paris)
W. Oyen (Nijmegen)
A. Padhani (London)
L. Quint (Ann Arbor)
A. Rahmouni (Paris)
R. Reznek (London)
J. Ricke (Magdeburg)
A. Rockall (London)
D. Roebuck (London)
E. Rummeny (Munich)
J. Ryan (Dublin)
S. Saini (Boston)
W. Schima (Vienna)
H-P. Schlemmer (Tuebingen)
L. Schwartz (New York)
J. Spencer (Leeds)
H. Thoeny (Bern)
M. Thurnher (Vienna)
D. Vanel (Bologna) 

The Royal College of Radiologists has awarded ICIS 2009 18 Category 1 (external) CPD credits.

Diese Veranstaltung ist für das DFP der Österreichischen Ärztekammer für das Fach Radiologie mit 24 Fortbildungspunkten approbiert.

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) accreditation has been applied for. 

Submission of abstracts for scientific papers and posters are invited.

Please download and complete the Abstract Submission Form, or by application to the ICIS Secretariat:
Tel: +44 (0)20 7307 1406
Fax: +44 (0)20 7307 1414
E-mail: [email protected]

Submission deadline: 29th May 2009

Please submit your abstract (no more than 250 words) by email to:
[email protected]

Abstracts selected for presentation will be published in Cancer Imaging. Authors of selected abstracts will be notified after 30th June 2009. 

Meeting Sponsors

 Guerbet Bayer Schering Bracco Philips Sanochemia Siemens