The scientific programme consists of the following parts:
|08:30-09:30||BS 15a - Hybrid imaging|
|11:15-12:15||E³ 120 - Artificial intelligence in radiology: the basics you need to know|
|14:00-15:00||SF 2a - Prostate embolisation|
|15:30-16:30||SF 1a - Evaluating oncologic treatment response in clinical practice and trials|
|17:30-18:00||Plenary Lecture: COVID-19: lessons and questions from a pandemic|
|18:30-19:00||Opening and Awards|
|08:30-10:00||Image Interpretation Quiz: Live from Australia|
|11:45-12:15||Plenary Lecture: Liver resilience|
|14:00-15:00||SF 12 - Update in head and neck cancer imaging|
|15:30-16:30||NH 13 - Alzheimer's disease and neurodegeneration: visualising the invisible|
|17:00-18:00||E³ 320 - Artificial intelligence and translations to clinical practice|
|18:30-19:30||CoV 1 - Non-pulmonary aspects of COVID-19|
|08:30-09:30||BS 3 - Musculoskeletal: essentials of trauma imaging|
|09:45-10:15||ESR Meets: Messages from the Presidents|
|11:45-12:15||Plenary Lecture: Digitalisation: the journey to a more human healthcare|
|14:00-15:00||RC 1508 - Skull base|
|15:30-16:30||SF 9d - Cardiac imaging to drive clinical decision making|
|17:00-18:00||NH 17 - MRI of the future|
|18:30-19:30||CoV 2 - COVID-19: experience from Italy, Spain and England|
|08:30-09:30||RC 1714 - Leadership and management in radiography|
|09:45-10:15||EFRS/ISRRT meets (message from the presidents/representatives)|
|11:30-12:30||RC 1614 - Practical computed tomography tips for radiographers|
|14:00-15:00||BS 5b - Career opportunities for radiographers|
|15:30-16:30||RC 414 - Practical magnetic resonance imaging tips for radiographers|
|17:00-18:00||EFRS/ISRRT - Artificial intelligence and the radiographer profession|
|18:30-19:30||BS 16 - The importance of good patient positioning in imaging|
|08:30-09:30||E³ 518 - The role of radiology in the management of mass casualty incidents|
|11:30-12:30||SF 7c - BasiCardiac for non-cardiac radiologists|
|14:30-15:30||SF 13 - The abused child: the key role of imaging|
|16:00-17:00||NH 16 - Lung cancer screening implementation in Europe: is it inevitable?|
|17:30-18:00||Plenary Lecture: Building the human brain: molecular logic of neural circuit formation|
|18:30-19:30||CoV 3 - COVID-19: the radiographers’ perspective|
|08:30-09:30||SF 7a - Addressing challenges in imaging of larger patients|
|11:30-12:30||BS 9b - Bone health and osteoporosis imaging|
|14:30-15:30||EFRS WS4 - Public and patient involvement (PPI)|
|16:00-17:00||BS 17 - Communication as a safety tool|
|17:30-18:30||PC 9 - Postgraduate and speciality training for radiographers|
|08:30-09:30||E³ 24C - Basics of breast MRI|
|11:15-12:15||SF 8a - How to diagnose and manage abdominal,
retroperitoneal and pelvic incidentalomas
|14:00-15:00||E³ 218 - Pregnancy and postpartum abdominal acute conditions|
|15:30-16:30||SA 9 - Immunotherapy: what the radiologist needs to know|
|17:00-18:00||SF 5 - MRI of rectal carcinoma|
|18:30-19:30||EDiR Quiz - Challenge Yourself|
The highlight weeks will take place from July until the beginning of December, and each week is dedicated to exploring a set of carefully chosen topics.
|Artificial Intelligence (Registration Open!)||July 20-23|
|Abdominal and Gastrointestinal / Genitourinary||September 15 & 17|
|Musculoskeletal / Neuro / Head and Neck||September 22-24|
|Cardiovascular / Chest||September 29-30|
|EuroSafe Imaging: Radiation Protection and Patient Safety||October 6 & 8|
|Paediatric / Children in Focus||October 20-21|
|Radiographers / Physics in Medical Imaging||October 27 & 29|
|Interventional and Emergency Imaging||November 3-4|
|Professional Issues: from Education to Research||November 10-11|
|Breast / Hybrid Imaging / Oncological Imaging||November 24-26|
Explore new radiological developments in the world of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Discover how this exciting field can be applied to daily practice and what benefits this evolving domain may offer in the future.
Highlight Week: Paediatric / Children in Focus
Become familiar with the unique challenges faced in paediatric radiology and the prevailing conditions and imaging strategies used within this field. The Children in Focus sessions detail the complex issues involved in the treatment of children from low-resource areas and in various parts of the world.
Highlight Week: Musculoskeletal / Neuro / Head and Neck
Explore the unique elements and complexities that go into imaging the various sections of the body. Discover the ailments most commonly found throughout the musculoskeletal system, the latest developments in neural lesion treatment and neurological imaging, and the anatomy and methods for improving treatment outcomes when imaging the head and neck.
Highlight Week: Cardiovascular / Chest
Partake in a detailed exploration of imaging and intervention in the field of cardiovascular and chest radiology. Review the anatomy of the chest and vascular system, how best to structure a report when imaging the thoracic region, and the modalities and treatment options used in thrombosis management. Discover the latest techniques in cardiac CT and the management of lung nodules.
Highlight Week: Breast / Hybrid Imaging / Oncological Imaging
Examine the vital role radiology plays in the diagnosis and management of breast and oncological conditions, as well as the strengths and weaknesses of hybrid imaging throughout the field of radiology. Familiarise yourself with the identification and interventional treatment options of a wide variety of cancers throughout the body systems, and learn about the recent developments in breast ultrasound and advancements in clinical hybrid imaging.
Highlight Week: Radiographers / Physics in Medical Imaging
Engage in this enlightening series of sessions that puts the spotlight on the vital work of radiographers as well as exploring the world of physics in medical imaging. Take a tour of radiography through the modalities, including radiotherapy, through safety issues, and a collection of different countries. Gain an insight into the importance of radiographer research and publishing. Get a better understanding of computed tomography management and optimisation, and discover the current trends in digital radiography, interventional radiography, and ultrahigh-field MRI.
Highlight Week: Interventional and Emergency Imaging
Explore the absorbing fields of interventional and emergency imaging, from the best tips and tricks in the management of embolisation to the latest innovations in ultrasound-guided intervention procedures. This collection of sessions provides a thorough examination on stroke diagnosis, workup, and treatment, and looks at what strategies may be used for stroke thrombectomy in the future.
Highlight Week: Professional Issues: from Education to Research
Take a deep dive into the many aspects that go into developing a radiological career, from the undergraduate level through each professional stage, covering such topics as quality and standards, research and reporting, education and academia, and the challenges facing the radiological workforce.
Highlight Week: EuroSafe Imaging: Radiation Protection and Patient Safety
Explore the crucial work being done to ensure the health and safety of patients undergoing imaging procedures using ionizing radiation as well as of imaging professionals. Next to this year’s focus on radiation protection in paediatric imaging, advances in the development of clinical diagnostic reference levels, dose management systems, as well as the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in dose optimisation, will be explored. In addition, ESR Patient Advisory Group representatives will discuss patient expectations regarding AI in radiology and present innovative tools to improve the communication between radiologists and patients.
Highlight Week: Abdominal and Gastrointestinal / Genitourinary
Participate in this fascinating series of sessions that will take you through the essentials of imaging the abdomen and the gastrointestinal and genitourinary systems. Refresh yourself on the fundamentals of radiological anatomy of the abdomen and pelvis and learn about the various cancers found in these regions of the body, as well as the most recent innovations in imaging and treatment options.
From keynote lectures to refresher courses, from interventional hands on training to ultrasound workshops, from ‘Children in Focus’ to the fascinating world of artificial intelligence, ECR 2020 offers a wide range of topics, teaching formats and training opportunities for all.
The ECR 2020 Programme Team Brochure includes all the Programme Planning Committee Members, the Scientific Subcommittee Chairpersons and the staff members of the ECR Scientific Programme Department.