2015 International CT Symposium

2015-02-24

Early Registration closes March 27th

Toshiba Canada is pleased to announce our 2015 International CT Symposium “Computed Tomography at the Heart of Integrated Diagnostic Imaging” which will explore a wide range of clinical topics, from the perspective of the radiologist, cardiologist, technologist and physicist. The early registration deadline is March 27th and Toshiba encourages all who plan to attend the 2015 CT Symposium – held June 12-13th at the Montreal Fairmont Queen Elizabeth and McGill University – to take advantage of hotel reservation discounts by registering by March 27, 2015. A comprehensive 2-day program will allow participants to share their experiences and update their knowledge. CE Accreditation: Conference attendees will be approved to earn category ‘A’ continuing education credits. A faculty of internationally renowned speakers has been assembled to provide an academic experience of the highest order, engaging participants in every element of modern CT imaging.

 

Speakers

  • Professor Alain Blum - CHU Nancy, France
  • Dr. Russell Bull – Royal Bournemouth Hospital, UK
  • Dr. Marcus Chen – NIH, USA
  • Ms. Annicka Cimbert – TCL, Montreal, Quebec
  • Dr. Maria Del Pilar Cortes – Montreal Neurological Institute
  • Ms. Shauna Hall – TCL, Sturgeon, Alberta
  • Ms. Katia Kirpa - Montreal Neurological Institute
  • Dr. Catherine Legault - Montreal Neurological Institute
  • Dr. Narinder Paul – UHN, Toronto, Ontario
  • Dr. Almudena Perez – Montreal Neurological Institute
  • Dr. Daniel Podberesky – Nemours Children's Health System, USA
  • Mr. Nagi Sharoubim – McGill University, Montreal
  • Dr. Donatella Tampieri – Montreal Neurological Institute
  • Mr. Arthur Voorpool – TCL, Toronto, Ontario

 

“Topics-at-a-Glance”: Session A (June 12, 2015)

  • Clinical approach to Stroke: Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Protocols and Techniques using 320 Multislice Scanner in Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Multidetector CTA in the Management of Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Multidetector CT in the Management of Acute Ischemic Stroke
  • Applications of Multidetector CT in other Cerebro-Vascular Diseases

 

Venue: McGill University
Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital
Montreal, Quebec

 

“Topics-at-a-Glance”: Sessions B & C (June 13, 2015)

  • AIDR Enhanced Imaging
  • 4D MSK Imaging - Movement Analysis
  • Advanced Vascular Imaging
  • The Next Step in Cardiovascular Evaluation
  • Subtraction Versus Dual Energy - The New Debate
  • Single Energy Metal Artifact Reduction using Helical CT and/or Volume CT
  • Volume, Volumetric or Helical CT - from a Technical Perspective
  • Contrast versus Spatial Resolution in Neuro Imaging
  • Dose Reduction Technologies
  • Volume CT Imaging in Cardiothoracic Diagnosis
  • Fusion Imaging – Integrated Diagnostics

 

Venue: Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
900 Rene Levesque Boulevard West
Montreal, Quebec

 

Conference Registration Fee

Registration Fee:  $250 for radiologists, $200 for non-radiologists.

For each Canadian medical facility that is using Toshiba CT technology, Toshiba extends TWO COMPLIMENTARY PASSES to the Academic program or FOUR passes at a 50% discount.

Click here to pre-register for the 2015 conference.

 

Your registration includes:

Access to educational sessions

Breakfast and lunch on Saturday

The opportunity to earn category ‘A’ continuing education credits

Informative materials

Written acknowledgment of attendance

 

Social event: Symposium Dinner and SAKE Barrel-top Breaking Ceremony

Date: Saturday June 13, 2015
Join us for an evening that promises great collegiality, dining & fun!
Our dinner will begin with a Japanese sake barrel opening ceremony, kagami biraki, a tradition for 300 years symbolizing new beginnings and hope for the future to come.

Venue: Le Grand Salon located inside Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, Montreal, Canada
Cocktails - 6:30 pm Dinner - 7:15 pm

 

Hotel Reservations

The International CT Symposium will take place at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, at the heart of cosmopolitan Montréal. This hotel reflects the city’s distinct elegance and charm and is within walking distance of boutiques, restaurants, cafés and cultural attractions.  Toshiba will extend a Symposium Conference rate to all symposium registrants.

 

Pre-Registration

Complete the following form to pre-register for the 2015 conference: Registration Form (English).pdf

 

About Toshiba of Canada Limited, Medical Systems Division

With headquarters in Markham, Ontario, Toshiba of Canada Limited, Medical Systems Division (TCL), markets, sells, distributes and services radiology and cardiovascular systems, including CT, MR, ultrasound, X-ray and cardiovascular equipment, and coordinates clinical diagnostic imaging research for all modalities in Canada. For more information, visit the TCL Medical Systems Division website at www.toshiba-medical.ca

About Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation

Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of medical diagnostic imaging systems and comprehensive medical solutions, such as CT, X-ray and vascular, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and MRI systems, as well as information systems for medical institutions. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation has been providing medical products for over 80 years. Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Toshiba. Visit Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation’s website at www.toshibamedicalsystems.com.

About Toshiba

Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical products and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future,” Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation” and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in a safe, secure and comfortable society. Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion). To find out more about Toshiba, visit www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.

For additional information, contact the Medical Systems Division at toshibamedical@toshiba.ca
or 905-470-3500

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