Practical+Clinical hosted by UCL as a course for PETMR

Invitation: PET/MRI Symposium/Course We are arranging a half-day session for physicists in conjunction with the PET/MRI symposium/course being held at UCL/UCH on May 11-13 (see attached flyer and summary below*). We encourage people to register for the main lecture day on May 12, 2017 (venue: Wellcome Collection), however, we welcome those who wish to attend the physics session on Thursday May 11 afternoon (which includes lunch) even if not registering for the Friday sessions.

The Physics Session: Thursday May 11, 2017 Objective: to stimulate discussion on specific issues that might affect cross-site harmonization.

Several short presentations will set the scene for an open discussion. Provisional speakers include John Shah (Julich), Adam Espe Hansen (Copenhagen), Heather Williams (Manchester), Ian Armstrong (Manchester), Gaspar Delso (GE/Cambridge), Martin Graves (Cambridge), Lucy Pike (KCL). The Thursday venue is: Lecture Room 414, Birkbeck University, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX.

  • 1pm: lunch
  • 1.45pm: The PET perspective: John Dickson (Chair)
  • 3.00pm: coffee break
  • 3:30pm: The MRI perspective: Anna Barnes (Chair)
  • 4:45pm: Future opportunities and directions: Kris Thielemans (Chair)
  • 5:00pm meeting close

Registration is essential as there is limited space (no on-site registration will be available).

Thursday 11 May:

  • morning session primarily for radiographers and technologists
  • afternoon session primarily for physicists: issues affecting harmonization

Friday 12 May:

  • Lecture day with several overseas speakers including physicists Professor John Shah (Julich) and Dr Adam Espe Hansen (Copenhagen) (£99)

Saturday 13 May

  • Handson workstation/reporting session  (fees: £150 / £100 if registered for Friday)
Thursday, 11 May, 2017 - 13:00 to Saturday, 13 May, 2017 - 17:00