AMSIG 2020 Scientific Programme

11.75 RANZCR CPD points can be claimed for attendance at the 24th AMSIG Meeting 2020.

2020 KEY SESSIONS WILL INCLUDE TALKS ON:

+ Rheumatology

+ Imaging of the sacroiliac joints

+ Imaging of the spine

+ Imaging of peripheral joints

+ Tumour MDT

+ Short talks on tumour imaging

+ Case Of The Day Imaging Quiz

+ In addition to our three overseas keynote speakers, there will also be talks from Invited Australian and New Zealand Radiologist's and Clinicians

PRE-MEETING WORKSHOPS – FRIDAY 1 MAY

PRE-MEETING SpA WORKSHOP – FRIDAY 1 MAY

An interactive workshop based on the CaRE series of cases of axial Spondyloarthritis

Presented by Robert Lambert with the assistance of David Salonen and Anne Cotten

PRE-MEETING ULTRASOUND WORKSHOP
– FRIDAY 1 MAY

We are delighted to announce that our 2020 Major Sponsor, Canon Medical will be holding a pre-meeting half-day ultrasound workshop on Friday 1 May; 9 am to 2 pm at the SMC Conference and Function Centre. Topics covered will be MSK and rheumatology.

Following on from their popular live scanning ultrasound sessions of the 2018 and 2019 meetings, Canon Medical will be offering hands-on experience for attendees while showcasing their latest systems, technology, and clinical expertise.

Presented by our 2020 Major Sponsor, Canon Medical

Details available via the link above
NB. All bookings will be taken via the registration process and are only open to attendees of the AMSIG 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting.

FRI 1 MAY

PRE MEETING SPONDYLOARTHRITIS WORKSHOP

AMSIG Pre-Meeting Sponsor Jansen - Johnson & Johnson

FRI 1 MAY

PRE MEETING MSK ULTRASOUND WORKSHOPS

Canon Medical - 2020 AMSIG Pre-Meeting Ultrasound Workshop

SAT 2 MAY

SMC CONFERENCE AND FUNCTION CENTRE

SESSION CHAIRS:

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SONIC IMAGING - Hunter Imaging Group Castlereagh Imaging, Illawarra Radiology Group

SESSION CHAIRS:

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#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1THE SPINE: "PHYTES" IN OA, DISH AND SPONDYLOARTHRITIS - X-RAY AND CTAssoc/Prof David Salonen 1030-1100The Grand Lodge
2MRI OF THE SPINE IN SPONDYLOARTHRITISProf Robert Lambert 1100-1130
3PROBLEM CASES: SACROILIAC JOINTS AND SPINEProf Anne Cotten , Prof Robert Lambert , Assoc/Prof David Salonen 1130-1200
4PANEL DISCUSSION / QUESTIONS1200-1220
5~ LUNCH / INDUSTRY EXHIBITION ~1220-1330The Banquet Hall
6* 2020 AMSIG ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING *1240-1325The Grand Lodge

SESSION CHAIRS:

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#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1X-RAY AND ULTRASOUND OF THE HAND AND WRISTProf Anne Cotten 1330-1410The Grand Lodge
2MRI OF THE HAND AND WRISTAssoc/Prof David Salonen 1410-1430
3IMAGING CLUES IN OTHER PERIPHERAL JOINTSProf Anne Cotten 1430-1450
4THE RHEUMATOLOGISTS' VIEWPOINTDr Irwin Lim 1450-1510
5PANEL DISCUSSION / QUESTIONS1510-1520
6~ Afternoon Tea / Industry Exhibition ~1520-1540The Banquet Hall

SESSION CHAIRS:

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#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1Microcrystal disordersProf Anne Cotten 1540-1610The Grand Lodge
2Spectral CTDr Katrina Glazebrook 1610-1630
3INFLAMMATORY VERSUS SEPTIC JOINTAssoc/Prof David Salonen 1630-1650
4Proffered Papers1650-1710
5PANEL DISCUSSION / QUESTIONS1710-1720

CONFERENCE GALA DINNER

Harbourside Room, MCA Sydney

19:00 – Late …

Harbourside Room, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia

SUN 3 MAY

SMC CONFERENCE AND FUNCTION CENTRE, SYDNEY

SESSION CHAIRS:

Julie Schatz

#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenue
1An approach to fatty tumoursBone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group 0800-0845The Grand Lodge
2An approach to cartilagenous tumoursBone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group 0845-0930
3AN APPROACH TO SUPERFICIAL SOFT TISSUE TUMOURS AND TUMOUR MIMICKSBone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group 0930-1020
4PANEL DISCUSSION / QUESTIONS
5~ Morning Tea / Industry Exhibition ~1020-1040The Banquet Hall

SESSION CHAIRS:

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#SessionSpeaker(s)TimeVenus
1MRI PROTOCOLS FOR TUMOUR IMAGINGBone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group 1040-1050The Grand Lodge
2INCIDENTAL VERTEBRAL BODY LESIONSBone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group 1050-1100
3INCIDENTAL RIB LESIONSBone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group 1100-1110
4INCIDENTAL LESIONS OF LONG BONESBone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group 1110-1130
5PANEL DISCUSSION / QUESTIONS1130-1140
6Case of the Day QuizDr James Linklater 1140-1200
7AMSIG Research ReportAssoc Prof Anthony Doyle 1200-1220
8Announcement: Best E Poster Prize Winner and 2021 AMSIG Annual Meeting 1220-1230
9~ Takeaway Lunch ~ MEETING CONCLUDES1230-1300

Trainee AMSIG Academy

SUN 3 MAY

REGISTRARS &/or MEDICAL STUDENTS

Attendees are encouraged to register for the AMSIG Meeting

The Grand Lodge, SMC Conference and Function Centre

Sunday 3 May 1.00pm – 2.30pm

Join us for this specialist session if you are a registrar preparing for your Part 2 exam. The AMSIG Academy will be an imitation viva, presented by RANZCR (Part II) musculoskeletal examiners. This will be your chance to step into the light and be a mock exam candidate during the session. You will be shown cases by examiners, and receive advice and guidance on how best to prepare for your examination. For the junior registrar attendees, this will be an exceptional opportunity for you to witness this important process and time permitting, take your place as the mock candidate (subject to availability).

The AMSIG Academy is presented by past and present musculoskeletal examiners, from 1.00pm – 2.30pm on Sunday 3 May at the conclusion of the 24th AMSIG Annual Meeting, at the meeting venue, the SMC Conference and Function Centre, Sydney.

Costs: $50 per person – includes entry to Sessions 5 and 6 only at the AMSIG Annual Meeting, Sunday 3 May, AMSIG Academy, morning tea and packed lunch.

*NOTE: Trainees that are already registered for the 2020 AMSIG ASM can attend the Academy at no additional charge – if not then they can register for the Sunday session only for $50.

* Meeting Program  – All Sessions, times and days may be subject to change.
* Please check back regularly for updates. Current as of 25 February 2020.