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

2019 Annual Meeting
Program-at-a-Glance
Last updated: 18 January, 2019

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Molecular • Spectroscopy

Cardiovascular

Cross-Cutting & Emerging Tech­nologies

Diffusion • Perfusion • fMRI

Musculoskeletal

Neuro

Physics & Engineering


Digital Posters

Power Pitches

Member-Initiated Symposia

Plenary Sessions

Study Groups

Scientific Sessions

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FRIDAY • 10 May 2019 Onsite Registration Opens 14:00 - 20:00
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SATURDAY • 11 May 2019
Registration Hours: 06:30-18:30
Saturday • Morning Sessions
Educational Session

Physics for Physicists

Educational Session

MRI Systems Engineering

Educational Session

Cutting-Edge Techniques in Body MRI

Educational Session

fMRI: Back to Basics

Educational Session

Diffusion & Microstructure: Lectures

Educational Session

Basic MR Spectroscopy

Educational Session

MR Image-Guided Therapy

Educational Session

Humans Learning to Do Machine Learning Right

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

Physics for Physicists

Educational Session

MRI Systems Engineering

Educational Session

Hepatobiliary
&
Imaging of Prostate Cancer

Educational Session

Physiology & Hemodynamics

Educational Session

Diffusion & Microstructure: Exercises

Educational Session

Hyperpolarized MR Spectroscopic Imaging

Educational Session

Myelin

Educational Session

Statistical Analysis for Imaging Studies

               
Navigation: Back to Meeting Home Navigation: Top Navigation: Previous Day Navigation: Next DaySUNDAY • 12 May 2019 Registration Hours: 07:00-18:30
Sunday • Morning Sessions
Educational Session

MRI Data Acquisition: Pulse Sequences

Educational Session

RF Coils

Educational Session

Vascular Educational

Educational Session

Basic Perfusion

Educational Session

MSK Disease: Current Status & Potential Applications of Advanced Imaging

Educational Session

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

Educational Session

Neurofluids & Brain Lymphatics: From Bench to MRI

Educational Session

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

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

MRI Image Reconstruction: Nyquist & Non-Nyquist Techniques

Educational Session

RF Coils

Educational Session

Cardiac MR: Linking Physiology to Imaging

Educational Session

Brain Connectivity: Structure & Function

Educational Session

MSK Disease: Current Status & Potential Applications of Advanced Imaging

Educational Session

Gynecology
&
Bowel

Educational Session

CNS Tumors

Educational Session

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

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MONDAY • 13 May 2019
Registration Hours: 06:30-18:30
Exhibition Hall Hours: 10:00-17:00
Digital Poster Hall Hours: 07:00-20:30
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: Hardware

Educational Session

Preclinical MRI: Methods & Applications: Neuroimaging

Educational Session

fMRI in the Clinic

Educational Session

Multinuclear Imaging & Spectroscopy: Electrolytes (Sodium & Beyond)

Educational Session

Advanced MSK MRI Acquisition & Post-Processing: Machine Learning

Educational Session

Imaging Without Gadolinium: ASL

Educational Session

Quantitative MRI: Relaxometry

               
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 to 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
  Gold Corporate Symposium
GE Healthcare
(no CME credit)
12:30 – 13:30
Plenary Hall
 
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

Diverse Perspectives on Imaging-Based Diagnosis of HCC

Educational Session

Functional & Dynamic MR Imaging of Peripheral 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

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TUESDAY • 14 May 2019
Registration Hours: 06:30-18:00
Exhibition Hall Hours: 10:00-17:00
Digital Poster Hall Hours: 07:00-20:30
TUESDAY • SUNRISE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
07:00 – 08:00
Educational Session

MRI in Liver Transplantation

Educational Session

Cardiovascular MR of the Future: Software

Educational Session

Preclinical MRI: Methods & Applications: Contrast & Probes

Educational Session

Connectivity for Clinical Study

Educational Session

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

Educational Session

Advanced MSK MRI Acquisition & Post-Processing: Rapid Imaging

Educational Session

Imaging Without Gadolinium:
CEST

Educational Session

Quantitative MRI:
Diffusion & Flow

               
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)

 

       
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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 Tal Arbel, Ph.D.
12:00 Adjournment
LUNCH BREAK: 12:00 – 13:30
  Gold Corporate Symposium
Philips Healthcare
(no CME credit)
12:15 – 13:15
Plenary Hall
 
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

Improved Motion Correction & Effective Free-Breathing Approaches

Educational Session

Advanced Imaging of Cartilage-Bone Interactions

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

Member-Initiated Symposium (no CME credit)

 

         
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WEDNESDAY • 15 May 2019
Registration Hours: 06:30-18:00
Exhibition Hall Hours: 10:00-17:00
Digital Poster Hall Hours: 07:00-20:30
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: Data Processing

Educational Session

Preclinical MRI: Methods & Applications:
Other Animal Imaging Modalities

Educational Session

Microstructure for Clinical Use

Educational Session

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

Educational Session

Advanced MSK MRI Acquisition & Post-Processing: Fat Suppression & Quantification

Educational Session

Imaging Without Gadolinium:
Diffusion MRI

Educational Session

Quantitative MRI:
Quantitative Susceptibility Mapping

               
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)
   
   
Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Psychoradiology for Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Educational Session

Cutting-Edge MR Spectroscopic Imaging

Educational Session

CMR in Kidney Failure: Non-Contrast 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 Håkan Arheden, M.D., Ph.D.
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
  Gold Corporate Symposium
Siemens Healthineers
(no CME credit)
12:15 – 13:15
Plenary Hall
 
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 Fellows Symposium

MR from a Global Perspective: The Underrepresented Part of the MR Spectrum

Combined Educational & Scientific Session

Cell Tracking & Molecular Imaging Using 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

Non-Traditional Encoding Methods:
To k-Space & Beyond

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)

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THURSDAY • 16 May 2019
Registration Hours: 06:30-18:00
Exhibition Hall Hours: 10:00-16:30
Digital Poster Hall Hours: 07:00-16:30
THURSDAY • SUNRISE EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS
07:00 – 08:00
Educational Session

Lung & PET/MR

Educational Session

Cardiovascular MR of the Future: Challenges in the Multimodality Environment

Educational Session

Preclinical MRI: Methods & Applications: Future Challenges & Opportunities

Educational Session

Beginner's Guide to Perfusion MRI

Educational Session

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

Educational Session

Advanced MSK MRI Acquisition & Post-Processing: Quantitative Imaging

Educational Session

Imaging Without Gadolinium:
Synthetic MRI

Educational Session

Quantitative MRI:
Electrical Property Mapping

               
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

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: Closed-Form to Discrete

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 Young Investigators Award Presentation Lawrence L. Wald, Ph.D., 2019-2020 ISMRM President
Standardization in MRI: Why Is It So Challenging?
Organizers: Mustafa Bashir & Qiyong Gong
11:45 Standardization of Machines & Acquisition Schemes Mitchell D. Schnall, M.D., Ph.D.
11:05 Standardization of Data Formats & Post-Processing Methods Vince D. Calhoun, Ph.D.
11:35 Standardization of Clinical Interpretations: Psychoradiology Perspective Liesbeth Reneman, M.D., Ph.D.
 
11:45 Special Session: Scientific Highlights of the ISMRM 27th Annual Meeting
12:15 Adjournment
LUNCH BREAK: 12:15 – 13:45
  Silver Corporate Symposium
Canon Medical Systems Corporation
(no CME credit)
12:15 – 13:15
Plenary Hall
 
THURSDAY • AFTERNOON SESSIONS
13:45 – 15:45
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: 15:45 – 16:00
THURSDAY • EVENING SESSIONS
16:00 – 18:00
  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: 18:00 – 18:15
CLOSING SESSION
Plenary Hall
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
Exhibition Hall (210)

See you next year in Sydney!

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