ISMRT 2022 Australia & New Zealand Chapters Joint Meeting
Program Outline

We are delighted to announce that the ISMRT ANZ program committee have confirmed the below keynote speakers for the 2022 program.

Meet Our Keynote Speakers:

Dr. Samantha Holdsworth
Mātai Medical Research Institute, Gisborne-Tairāwhiti, New Zealand

Dr. Carlo Pierpaoli
NIBIB/NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA

Prof. Alistair Young
King’s College London, London, England, UK

Program Outline

The ISMRT Australia and New Zealand Chapters Joint Meeting is ASMIRT accredited.

12 RANZCR CPD hours can be claimed for attendance at the ISMRT Australian and New Zealand National Chapters Joint Meeting.

Please Note: Program timings are in AEDT. Program is subject to change.

Day 1 – Saturday, 12 November 2022

07:30 - 17:15

Registration and information desk open

07:45 - 08:20

Arrival tea, coffee and house baked cookies  

08:20 - 08:30

Meeting welcome and acknowledgement of country

Maila Hughes, Australian National Chapter President

Sarah Green, New Zealand National Chapter President

08:30 - 10:15

Forum 1 - Cardiac

Moderators: Mr Mark Chapman and Ms Anna Lydon

08:30 - 09:00

Keynote: Prof Alistair Young, Kings College, United Kingdom

Going with the flow

09:00 - 09:30

Assoc Prof James Otton, NSW Cardiology

MRI imaging for Myocarditis

09:30 - 09:45

Diamond sponsor presentation: Rapid brain imaging – where we are at
Dr Kieran O'Brien, Siemens Healthineers

09:45 - 10:15

Ms Wendy Strugnell, Queensland X-Ray

Planning and scanning an efficient CMR exam

10:15 - 10:45

Morning tea and exhibition

10:45 - 12:00

Forum 2 - Diffusion weighted imaging

Moderators: Mr Glenn Cahoon and Mr Jacob Cameron

10:45 - 11:30

Keynote: Prof Carlo Pierpaoli, NIBIB/NIH, United States (virtual)

Diffusion: past, present and future

11:30 - 12:00

Dr Shawna Farquharson, National Imaging Facility

Diffusion Weighted Imaging (DWI): Principles and practical applications

12:00 - 12:30

Forum 3 - Radiotherapy

Moderators: Mr Glenn Cahoon and Mr Jacob Cameron

12:00 - 12:30

Ms Laura O’Connor, Calvary Mater Hospital

Diagnosis vs characterisation and localisation; The differing goals of MRI for Radiotherapy

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch and exhibition

13:30 - 15:30

Forum 4 - Emerging techniques and Battle of the Divisions ANZ

Moderators: Ms Sheryl Foster and Ms Sarah Green

13:30 - 14:00

Keynote: Dr Samantha Holdsworth, Mātai Medical Research Institute, New Zealand and Centre for Brain Research, University of Auckland, New Zealand

3D amplified MRI to capture brain motion

14:00 - 14:30

Prof Lynne Bilston, Neuroscience Research Australia

Brain Elastography

14:30 - 15:30

Battle of the ANZ divisions and voting

Division

Participant

Title

New South Wales

Ms Kate Skehan

The V.A.G.I.N.A method

Queensland

Ms Sarah Daniels

Image quality enhancement using deep learning for in vivo human kidney MRI

NZ North Island

Ms Alison Pinfold

Shunt imaging - a case study

Victoria

Ms Angela Borella

To DSA or not to DSA: That is the question - and How MRI has changed the answer

Tasmania

Mr Nic Carusella

Pachymeningitis - Case review

NZ South Island

Mrs Charlotte Hawke

The clinical utility of diffusion weighted and contrast enhanced imaging in the detection/evaluation of cholesteatoma

South Australia

Ms Haley Vu

Congenital mirror movements of hands - A case study with HARDI tractography method

Western Australia

Ms Carlie Ryan

The heart attack that wasn't…and then it was…

15:30 - 16:00

Afternoon tea and exhibition

16:00 - 17:15

Forum 5 - Artificial intelligence

Moderators: Mr Jeff Chen and Mrs Larissa Williams

16:00 - 16:45

Keynote: Prof Alistair Young, Kings College, United Kingdom

Artificial intelligence in cardiovascular magnetic resonance

16:45 - 17:15

Dr Lynette Masters, I-MED Sydney

MS protocol update including AI

19:00 - 22:00

Gala Reception at Luna Park

Day 2 – Sunday, 13 November 2022

08:30 - 15:50

Registration and information desk open

08:30 - 09:00

Arrival tea, coffee and house baked cookies

09:00 - 10:30

Forum 6 - Neuro

Moderators: Mr Sunil Deo and Ms Kylie Hood

09:00 - 09:45

Keynote: Dr Samantha Holdsworth, Mātai Medical Research Institute, New Zealand and Centre for Brain Research, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Mātai in a small community: A smorgasbord of brain imaging projects

09:45 - 10:00

Diamond sponsor presentation: New MRI technologies
Ms Erin Vidler, GE Healthcare

10:00 - 10:30

Dr Joga Chaganti, St Vincent’s Heath Australia (SVHA)

Enigma of COVID - Neuroinflammation and beyond

10:30 - 11:00

Morning tea and exhibition

11:00 - 12:40

Forum 7 - MSK

Moderators: Ms Kylie Walters and Mrs Charlotte Hawke

11:00 - 11:30

Prof David Hunter, The University of Sydney (virtual)

MRI in Rheumatology

11:30 - 12:00

Mr Ben Kennedy, Mermaid Beach Radiology

Neurography of the peripheral nerves

12:00 - 12:10

Pearl sponsor presentation: What’s new in Philips MRI?
Mr Tony Trigg, Philips

12:10 - 12:40

Ms Sarah Green, Pacific Radiology

How to - hand, fingers and thumbs

12:40 - 13:00

ISMRT ANZ awards and announcements

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch and exhibition

14:00 - 15:45

Forum 8 - Safety forum

Moderators: Ms Kate Negus and Mr Ben Kennedy

14:00 - 14:10

Mr Peter Dooley, New Zealand Medical Radiation Technologists Board

Professional standards

14:10 - 14:20

Ms Cara Miller, Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (Ahpra) (virtual)

Professional capabilities and MRI safety

14:20 - 14:50

Ms Kate Skehan, Calvary Mater Hospital

MRI safety in an atypical environment; challenges, considerations, and collaborations

14:50 - 15:20

Ms Claire Mulcahy, The Florey institute

The who, what, where, how and why of risk assessment in MRI

15:20 - 15:50


Mr Ben Kennedy, Mermaid Beach Radiology
Assoc Prof Brad Moffat, ISMRM ANZ Chapter President
Ms Claire Mulcahy, The Florey Institute
Ms Kate Skehan, Calvary Mater Hospital

Safety Q&A panel

15:50

Meeting close

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Updated on 01 Nov 2022

Note: The program is correct at time of publication. However, the AMPC reserves the right to change the program at any time without notice.