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:
+ 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
FRI 1 MAY
PRE MEETING MSK ULTRASOUND WORKSHOPS
SAT 2 MAY
SMC CONFERENCE AND FUNCTION CENTRE
|1||Conference Open & Welcome||0800-0805||The Grand Lodge|
|2||X-RAY & CT OF SACROILIAC JOINTS||Assoc/Prof David Salonen||0805-0830|
|3||MRI OF SACROILIAC JOINTS||Prof Robert Lambert||0830-0900|
|4||NON-INFLAMMATORY CHANGES IN THE SI JOINTS; PAEDIATRIC SI JOINTS||Prof Anne Cotten||0900-0920|
|5||RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN SPONDYLOARTHRITIS TREATMENT. WHAT THE RHEUMATOLOGIST WANTS IN A SI JOINT REPORT||Assoc/Prof Paul Bird||0920-0945|
|6||PANEL DISCUSSION / QUESTIONS||0945-1000|
|7||~ MORNING TEA / INDUSTRY EXHIBITION ~||1000-1030||The Banquet Hall|
|1||THE SPINE: "PHYTES" IN OA, DISH AND SPONDYLOARTHRITIS - X-RAY AND CT||Assoc/Prof David Salonen||1030-1100||The Grand Lodge|
|2||MRI OF THE SPINE IN SPONDYLOARTHRITIS||Prof Robert Lambert||1100-1130|
|3||PROBLEM CASES: SACROILIAC JOINTS AND SPINE||Prof Anne Cotten , Prof Robert Lambert , Assoc/Prof David Salonen||1130-1200|
|4||PANEL DISCUSSION / QUESTIONS||1200-1220|
|5||~ LUNCH / INDUSTRY EXHIBITION ~||1220-1330||The Banquet Hall|
|6||* 2020 AMSIG ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING *||1240-1325||The Grand Lodge|
|1||X-RAY AND ULTRASOUND OF THE HAND AND WRIST||Prof Anne Cotten||1330-1410||The Grand Lodge|
|2||MRI OF THE HAND AND WRIST||Assoc/Prof David Salonen||1410-1430|
|3||IMAGING CLUES IN OTHER PERIPHERAL JOINTS||Prof Anne Cotten||1430-1450|
|4||THE RHEUMATOLOGISTS' VIEWPOINT||Dr Irwin Lim||1450-1510|
|5||PANEL DISCUSSION / QUESTIONS||1510-1520|
|6||~ Afternoon Tea / Industry Exhibition ~||1520-1540||The Banquet Hall|
CONFERENCE GALA DINNER
Harbourside Room, MCA Sydney
19:00 – Late …
SUN 3 MAY
SMC CONFERENCE AND FUNCTION CENTRE, SYDNEY
|1||An approach to fatty tumours||Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group||0800-0845||The Grand Lodge|
|2||An approach to cartilagenous tumours||Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group||0845-0930|
|3||AN APPROACH TO SUPERFICIAL SOFT TISSUE TUMOURS AND TUMOUR MIMICKS||Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group||0930-1020|
|4||PANEL DISCUSSION / QUESTIONS|
|5||~ Morning Tea / Industry Exhibition ~||1020-1040||The Banquet Hall|
|1||MRI PROTOCOLS FOR TUMOUR IMAGING||Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group||1040-1050||The Grand Lodge|
|2||INCIDENTAL VERTEBRAL BODY LESIONS||Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group||1050-1100|
|3||INCIDENTAL RIB LESIONS||Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group||1100-1110|
|4||INCIDENTAL LESIONS OF LONG BONES||Bone & Soft Tissue Tumour Group||1110-1130|
|5||PANEL DISCUSSION / QUESTIONS||1130-1140|
|6||Case of the Day Quiz||Dr James Linklater||1140-1200|
|7||AMSIG Research Report||Assoc Prof Anthony Doyle||1200-1220|
|8||Announcement: Best E Poster Prize Winner and 2021 AMSIG Annual Meeting||1220-1230|
|9||~ Takeaway Lunch ~ MEETING CONCLUDES||1230-1300|
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.