ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, 11-16 May 2019, Montréal, QC, Canada

2019 Annual Meeting
Program-at-a-Glance
Last updated: 05 November, 2018


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Educa­tional Categories
Body
Molecular • Spectro­scopy
Cardio­vascular
Cross-Cutting & Emerging Tech­nologies
Diffusion • Perfusion • fMRI
Musculo­skeletal
Neuro
Physics & Engi­neering

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Scientific, Posters & Other
Digital Posters
Power Pitches
Member-Initiated Symposia
Plenary Sessions
Study Groups
Scientific Sessions
       
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Coming Spring 2019

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FRIDAY • 10 May 2019 Onsite Registration Opens 14:00 - 20:00
Pick up your meeting materials early & avoid the weekend lines!
SATURDAY • 11 May 2019 Registration Hours T.B.A.
Saturday • Morning Sessions
Educational Course

Physics for Physicists

Educational Course

MR Systems Engineering

Educational Course

Biological Evaluation with MRI

Educational Course

fMRI: Back to Basics

Educational Course

Diffusion & Microstructure: Lectures

Educational Course

Molecular Imaging for Beginners

Educational Course

MR Image-Guided Therapy

Educational Course

Humans Learning to Do Machine Learning Right

               
LUNCH BREAK: 12:15 – 13:15
Saturday • Afternoon Sessions
Educational Course

Physics for Physicists

Educational Course

MR Systems Engineering

Educational Course

Hepatobiliary & Imaging of Prostate Cancer

Educational Course

Physiology & Hemodynamics

Educational Course

Diffusion & Microstructure: Exercises

Educational Course

Hyperpolarized MR Spectroscopic Imaging

Educational Course

Myelin

Educational Course

Statistical Analysis for Imaging Studies

               
SUNDAY • 12 May 2019 Registration Hours T.B.A.
Sunday • Morning Sessions
Educational Course

MRI Data Acquisition: Pulse Sequences

Educational Course

RF Coils

Educational Course

Vascular Educational

Educational Course

Basic Perfusion

Educational Session

MSK Disease: Current Status & Potential Applications of Advanced Imaging

Educational Course

Basics of Molecular Dynamic Sensitive MRI; MT, CEST & Rotating Frame Relaxation

Educational Course

Neurofluids

Educational Course

Open-Source Software Tools for MR Pulse Design, Simulation & Reconstruction

               
LUNCH BREAK: 12:15 – 13:15
Sunday • Afternoon Sessions
Educational Course

MRI Image Reconstruction: Nyquist and Non-Nyquist Techniques

Educational Course

RF Coils

Educational Course

Cardiac MR: Linking Physiology to Imaging

Educational Course

Brain Connectivity: Structure & Function

Educational Session

MSK Disease: Current Status & Potential Applications of Advanced Imaging

Educational Course

Gynecology & Bowel

Educational Course

CNS Tumors

Educational Course

Open-Source Software Tools for MR Pulse Design, Simulation & Reconstruction

               
OPENING SESSION
Plenary Hall
17:00 Welcome Pia Maly Sundgren, M.D., Ph.D. & John Port, M.D., Ph.D.
17:30 Lauterbur Lecture Peter van Zijl, Ph.D.
18:15 Adjournment

Opening Reception
18:30 – 20:00
Exhibition Hall

MONDAY • 13 May 2019 Registration Hours T.B.A.
Exhibition Hall Hours T.B.A.
MONDAY • SUNRISE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
07:00 – 08:00
Educational Session

Why Do My Body Images Look So Bad?

Educational Session

Cardiovascular MR of the Future

Educational Session

Preclinical MRI: Methods & Applications

Educational Session

fMRI in the Clinic

Educational Session

Multi-Nuclear Imaging & Spectroscopy

Educational Session

Advanced MSK Imaging

Educational Session

Imaging Without Gadolinium

Educational Session

Quantitative MRI

               
BREAK: 08:00 – 08:15
MONDAY • MORNING SESSIONS
08:15 – 10:15
Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre A
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre B
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre C
Exhibition Hall

Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   

ISMRM-SMRT Joint Forum

Chasing Speed & Spatial Resolution: At What Point Is Enough?

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

MRS – CEST & What Is In-Between

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Multimodal fMRI: From Animal to Human

Young Investigator Awards Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

           
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BREAK: 10:15 – 10:30
PLENARY SESSION
Plenary Hall
10:30 ISMRM Awards  
Disruptors
Organizers: Elna-Marie Larsson, Daniel Sodickson, Kei Yamada & Xin Yu
11:15 Introduction Daniel K. Sodickson, M.D., Ph.D.
11:20 Disruptors to the Way We Gather Data Andrew G. Webb, Ph.D.
11:38 Disruptors to the Way We Visualize Data Mark A. Griswold, Ph.D.
11:57 Disruptors to the Way We Interpret Data Hedvig Hricak, M.D., Ph.D., Dr.h.c.
12:15 Adjournment
LUNCH BREAK: 12:15 – 13:45
 
MONDAY • AFTERNOON SESSIONS
13:45 – 15:45
Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre A
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre B
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre C
Exhibition Hall

Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Educational Session

Cardiac Microstructure

Educational Session

Idiopathic Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus: The Role of MRI

Educational Session

Mapping the Liver

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

         
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BREAK: 15:45 – 16:00
MONDAY • EVENING SESSIONS
16:00 – 18:00
Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre A
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre B
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre C
Exhibition Hall

Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Educational Session

MR Physics & Techniques for Clinicians

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Diversity in Imaging-Based Diagnosis of HCC

Educational Session

Functional/Dynamic MR Imaging of Joints & Spine

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

         
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Special Session
Manuscript Reviewing for ISMRM's Scientific Journals
(no CME credit)
18:30 – 19:30

TUESDAY • 14 May 2019 Registration Hours T.B.A.
Exhibition Hall T.B.A.
TUESDAY • SUNRISE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
07:00 – 08:00
Educational Session

MRI in Liver Transplantation

Educational Session

Cardiovascular MR of the Future

Educational Session

Preclinical MRI: Methods & Applications

Educational Session

Connectivity for Clinical Study

Educational Session

Multinuclear Imaging & Spectroscopy: Hyperpolarized 13C Use in Clinical Research & Trials

Educational Session

Advanced MSK Imaging

Educational Session

 Imaging Without Gadolinium

Educational Session

Quantitative MRI

               
BREAK: 08:00 – 08:15
TUESDAY • MORNING SESSIONS
08:15 – 10:15
Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre A
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre B
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre C
Exhibition Hall

Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Combined Educational & Scientific Session

MRS of Lipids & Fatty Acids

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Prostate MRI: New Acquisition & Post-Processing Techniques

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

       
Scien­tific Session

 

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BREAK: 10:15 – 10:30
PLENARY SESSION
Plenary Hall
10:30 NIBIB New Horizons Lecture Seung Hong Choi, M.D., Ph.D.
Machine Learning: From Basics to the Clinic
Organizers: Ivana Drobnjak, Jongho Lee, Tim Leiner & Bernd Wintersperger
11:00 Machine Learning in Medical Imaging Jong Chul Ye, Ph.D.
11:20 Machine Learning in Clinical Practice Bradley J. Erickson, M.D., Ph.D.
11:40 How Machine Learning Can Supercharge Scientific Discovery T.B.A.
12:00 Adjournment
LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 – 13:30
 
TUESDAY • AFTERNOON SESSIONS
13:30 – 15:30
Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre A
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre B
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre C
Exhibition Hall

Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Educational Session

Motion Correction with External Sensors

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Muscle Imaging

Educational Session

Hands-On: From Ideal World to Real-World Engineering Issues

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

         
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BREAK: 15:30 – 15:45
TUESDAY • EVENING SESSIONS
15:45 – 17:45
Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre A
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre B
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre C
Exhibition Hall

Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Educational Session

MR Physics & Techniques for Clinicians

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Cardiovascular

Educational Session

Cartilage/Bone Interface

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

         
Scien­tific Session

 

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WEDNESDAY • 15 May 2019 Registration Hours T.B.A.
Exhibition Hall T.B.A.
WEDNESDAY • SUNRISE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
07:00 – 08:00
Educational Session

Post-PI-RADS: Prostate MRI in the Post-Treatment Setting

Educational Session

Cardiovascular MR of the Future

Educational Session

Preclinical MRI: Methods & Applications

Educational Session

Microstructure for Clinical Use

Educational Session

Multinuclear Imaging & Spectroscopy: Non-Hyperpolarized Energetics 13C, 31P

Educational Session

Advanced MSK Imaging

Educational Session

Imaging Without Gadolinium

Educational Session

Quantitative MRI

               
BREAK: 08:00 – 08:15
WEDNESDAY • MORNING SESSIONS
08:15 – 10:15
Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre A
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre B
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre C
Exhibition Hall

Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Educational Session

T.B.A.

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Psychoradiology for Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Educational Session

Cutting-Edge MR Spectroscopic Imaging

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

         
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BREAK: 10:15 – 10:30
PLENARY SESSION
Plenary Hall
10:30 Presidential Lecture T.B.A.
Connecting MRI to Other Branches of Science
Organizers: Nivedita Agarwal & Dmitry Novikov
11:00 Connecting MRI to Neurophysiology: Collective Brain Dynamics Michael Breakspear, Ph.D., M.B.B.S.
11:20 Connecting MRI to Applied Mathematics: Fluid Dynamics of the Blood & Lymph Flow Eleuterio F. Toro, Ph.D.
11:40 Connecting MRI to Molecular Engineering: Genetically Encoded MR Reporters Mikhail G. Shapiro, Ph.D.
12:00 Adjournment
LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 – 13:30
 
WEDNESDAY • AFTERNOON SESSIONS
13:30 – 15:30
Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre A
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre B
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre C
Exhibition Hall

Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Stroke: Early Signs & Late Recovery

Junior Fellow Symposium

MR from the Global Perspective: The Missing Part of the MR Spectrum

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Cell Tracking Molecular Imaging of Exogenous Agents

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

         
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BREAK: 15:30 – 15:45
WEDNESDAY • EVENING SESSIONS
15:45 – 17:45
Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre A
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre B
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre C
Exhibition Hall

Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Educational Session

MR Physics & Techniques for Clinicians

Educational Session

New Encoding Methods Demystified

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

       
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  ISMRM Business Meeting
(no CME credit)
 

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) Forum
(no CME credit)

THURSDAY • 16 May 2019 Registration Hours T.B.A.
Exhibition Hall T.B.A.
THURSDAY • SUNRISE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
07:00 – 08:00
Educational Session

Lung & PET/MR

Educational Session

Cardiovascular MR of the Future

Educational Session

Preclinical MRI: Methods & Applications

Educational Session

Beginners Guide to Perfusion MRI

Educational Session

Multinuclear Imaging & Spectroscopy: Exploration of Fluorine-19 & Oxygen-17

Educational Session

Advanced MSK Imaging

Educational Session

Imaging Without Gadolinium

Educational Session

Quantitative MRI

               
BREAK: 08:00 – 08:15
THURSDAY • MORNING SESSIONS
08:15 – 10:15
Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre A
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre B
Exhibition Hall

Power Pitch Session (no CME credit)

Power Pitch Theatre C
Exhibition Hall

Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Educational Session

Stress & the Developing Brain

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Simulations & Modeling: From Curves to Cells

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

       
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BREAK: 10:15 – 10:30
PLENARY SESSION
Plenary Hall
Standardization in MRI: Why Is It So Challenging?
Organizers: Mustafa Bashir & Giyong Gong
10:30 Standardization of Machines & Acquisition Schemes Mitchell D. Schnall, M.D., Ph.D.
11:50 Standardization of Data Formats & Post-Processing Methods Vince D. Calhoun, Ph.D.
11:10 Standardization of Clinical Interpretations: Psychoradiology Perspective Liesbeth Reneman, M.D., Ph.D.
 
11:30 Special Session: Scientific Highlights of the ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting
12:00 Adjournment
LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 – 13:30
THURSDAY • AFTERNOON SESSIONS
13:30 – 15:30
Digital Poster Session (no CME credit)

Exhibition Hall

Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Educational Session

Breast MRI: Current Topics & Future Directions

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Mapping the Complementary Roles of Myelin & Microstructure in White Matter

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Reproducible Research: Quest for the Ground Truth

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

         
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BREAK: 15:30 – 15:45
THURSDAY • EVENING SESSIONS
15:45 – 17:45
  Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
Study Group Business Meetings
(no CME credit)
   
   
Educational Session

MR Physics & Techniques for Clinicians

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Value of MRI

Educational Session

Artifacts Game Show

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

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BREAK: 17:45 – 18:00
CLOSING SESSION
Plenary Hall
18:00 Young Investigators Award Presentation Lawrence L. Wald, Ph.D., 2019-2020 ISMRM President
18:15 Closing Remarks Lawrence L. Wald, Ph.D.
18:30 Mansfield Lecture Christiane K. Kuhl, M.D., Ph.D.
19:15 Adjournment

Closing Party

19:30 – 22:00

See you next year in Sydney!

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