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Microvention returns as Bronze Sponsor

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We are pleased to inform you that Microvention is once again supporting the conference as an exhibitor at the Bronze level. MicroVention offers a vast array of clinically proven technologies to achieve the highest standard of patient care. We have a full line of vascular access products including microcatheters, micro guidewires, balloon catheters and guide catheters and wires to provide superior, atraumatic access to vascular lesions as well as a complete line of embolic devices to ensure durable treatment of neurovascular disorders.


Eastport returns as Gold Sponsor

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We are happy to be once again joined by Eastport Financial Group at the conference this year. Founded in 2004, Eastport is a leader in providing customized disability, life and critical illness insurance as well as tailored investment management solutions to medical professionals. We believe that helping educate our clients to make informed decisions around their financial matters, we are building meaningful, lifelong relationships and that’s what we value most. Whether you are a resident, practicing physician or getting ready to retire, we can help. Our team of specialists consists of Financial Planners, Chartered Financial Analysts, Private Bankers, Actuaries and Chartered Accountants.


Academic program complete

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We will be filling in some small details but we are happy to announce that we have confirmed the academic portion of the program.

Atlantic Radiology Conference

Friday Oct 20
5:30 pm Opening reception: Social only – No lecture Discovery Centre
8:00 pm Close
Saturday Oct 21
7:30 am Registration and Breakfast
8:00 am Intro and Welcome Dr. Bruce Precious
8:10 am Manchester lecture – Pancreatic Cystic Lesions: A Patient Centric Approach
Dr. Desiree Morgan
8:55 am Potential sponsor draw
9:00 am CT Colonography for Population Screening Dr. Perry Pickhardt
9:45 am Social Break
10:15 am When to Call the Interventional Radiologist: Common and Uncommon Vascular and Nonvascular IR Emergencies Dr. Michael Rivers-Bowerman
11:00 am Potential sponsor draw
11:05 pm Lung Cancer update for 2017: 10 tips for Atlantic Radiologists Dr. Daria Manos
11:50 pm NSAR working lunch – AGM – Annual Business Meeting
12:50 pm Acute Pancreatitis Update Dr. Desiree Morgan
1:35 pm Potential sponsor draw
1:40 pm Assessment of Lipomatous Masses Dr. Patrick Slipp
2:25 pm Social break
2:55 pm CNS / Head & Neck Cancer Dr. Jens Heidenreich
3:40 pm Potential sponsor draw
3:45 pm Imaging of Peritoneal-based Disease Dr. Perry Pickhardt
4:30 pm Adjourn lectures for the day
6:30pm Dinner & Social da Maurizio restaurant
Sunday Oct 22
7:30 am Breakfast
8:00 am Update from Canadian Association of Radiologists Mr. Nicholas Neuheimer
8:15 am Liver and Pancreatic Imaging in Nova Scotia: Take-aways from the HPB Tumour Board Dr. Andreu Costa
9:00 am Potential sponsor draw
9:05 am The ABC’s of SCC’s – What the clinicians need to know Dr. Brian Psooy
9:50 am Social break
10:20 am Dual Energy Spectral CT in Abdominal Oncology Dr. Desiree Morgan
11:05 am Potential sponsor draw
11:10 am Royal College lecture – Challenging Abdominal Tumor Cases
Dr. Perry Pickhardt
11:55 am Adjourn Dr. Bruce Precious

Menu confirmed for Opening Reception

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Our Opening Reception promises to be a really fun event for catching up on old colleagues and meeting our new guests. We will be hosted in Halifax Nova Scotia’s newest attraction, offering fun, hands-on learning experiences, including Canada’s first immersive dome theatre.

Our menu for the evening:

Vegetable Pad Thai
Spicy rice noodles with lemon grass and ginger marinated vegetables & cilantro

Goat Cheese Tartlet
With heirloom tomato, king mushrooms

Mini Kobe Sliders
With chipotle aioli

Mini Aloo Samosas
A tasty filling of potatoes, coriander, garam masala served with tamarind dip

Nova Scotia Smoked Salmon
On crostini with capers & red onion

Mini Seared Tuna Tacos
With lemon grass and ginger marinated daikon, carrot curls, siracha mayo

Mini Lobster Mac n Cheese
Topped with herb bread crumbs and baked golden brown


Local speakers confirmed

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We have finally secured all of our local speakers for a great line up of talks.

When to Call the Interventional Radiologist: Common and Uncommon Vascular and Nonvascular IR Emergencies Dr. Michael Rivers-Bowerman
Lung Cancer update for 2017: 10 tips for Atlantic Radiologists Dr. Daria Manos
Assessment of Lipomatous Masses Dr. Patrick Slipp
CNS / Head & Neck Cancer Dr. Jens Heidenreich
Liver and Pancreatic Imaging in Nova Scotia: Take-aways from the HPB Tumour Board Dr. Andreu Costa
The ABC’s of SCC’s – What the clinicians need to know Dr. Brian Psooy

New! Reserved seating @ da Maurizio

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To make everyone’s evening a bit more enjoyable, we will be assigning designated seats for the dinner at da Maurizio restaurant this year.

If you wish to be seated with anyone specific, please contact Krista Whitehouse at 902-473-7943 or krista@nsradiologists.ca to reserve your seat.


Scotiabank joins ARC

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We are very pleased to announce a new partnership with Scotiabank who is joining us for the first year as a Silver sponsor of the conference.

Scotiabank is Canada’s international bank and a leading financial services provider in North America, Latin America, the Caribbean and Central America, and Asia-Pacific. They are dedicated to helping their 23 million customers become better off through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets. With a team of more than 88,000 employees and assets of $896 billion (as at October 31, 2016), Scotiabank trades on the Toronto (TSX: BNS) and New York Exchanges (NYSE: BNS)


MD Financial Management joins again as sponsor

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Welcome to MD Financial Management who joins us again this year as a Silver sponsor.

Owned by the Canadian Medical Association and supported by more than 45 years of physician-focused experience, MD Financial Management offers financial products and services, the MD Family of Funds and investment counselling services through the MD Group of Companies. For a detailed list of these companies, visit md.cma.ca. MD offers industry-leading value through asset managers among the world’s best, at some of the lowest fees in Canada . MD’s salaried Advisors and teams of experts provide a comprehensive financial plan, objective advice and solutions specific to physicians’ needs at every stage of their career.


Welcome Eastport Financial Group

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We are delighted this year to welcome new Gold sponsors, Eastport Financial Group.

Founded in 2004, Eastport is a leader in providing customized disability, life and critical illness insurance as well as tailored investment management solutions to medical professionals. We believe that helping educate our clients to make informed decisions around their financial matters, we are building meaningful, lifelong relationships and that’s what we value most. Whether you are a resident, practicing physician or getting ready to retire, we can help. Our team of specialists consists of Financial Planners, Chartered Financial Analysts, Private Bankers, Actuaries and Chartered Accountants.


SIEMEN returns as partner

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We are thrilled to once again have SIEMENS as a partner of the Atlantic Radiology Conference.

Siemens Healthineers is committed to becoming the trusted partner of healthcare providers worldwide, enabling them to improve patient outcomes while reducing costs. Driven by our long legacy of engineering excellence and our pioneering approach to developing the latest advancements, we are a global leader in medical imaging, laboratory diagnostics, clinical IT, and services. Siemens Healthineers is dedicated to helping our partners be successful – clinically, operationally and financially – from prevention through diagnosis and treatment.


Contact us

1796 Summer Street 3rd Floor, Room 3510Halifax, NS, B3H 3A7

Phone: 902.473.7943

Conference Chair
Bruce Precious
arc.chair@nsradiologists.ca

Conference Coordinator
Krista Whitehouse
krista@nsradiologists.ca

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