IAC Vascular Testing - Sponsor News

Welcome to the Sponsor News section of IAC online. The IAC provides the following news and updates from our sponsoring organizations as a service to imaging facilities.

American Academy of Neurology

AAN 2020 Annual Meeting Canceled
Due to the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the American Academy of Neurology announced March 13, 2020, that it has no choice but to make the necessary decision to cancel the AAN’s Annual Meeting originally scheduled for April 25–May 1, 2020, in Toronto. Learn more at www.aan.com/conferences-community/annual-meeting/general-info/covid-19.

Save the Date for the AAN 2021 Annual Meeting
The AAN 73rd Annual Meeting will be held April 17-23, 2021 in San Francisco, CA.

American Society of Echocardiography

ASE 2020 Annual Meeting | The Next Millennium
The 31st ASE Annual Scientific Sessions will be held June 19-22, 2020 at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center in Denver, CO.
Registration: Now Open»
For updates on the meeting, visit www.asescientificsessions.org.

Call for Officers and Board Nominations is Now Open
ASE is seeking the best and brightest members to move forward the mission and goals of the Society and the ASE Foundation. Now is your opportunity to become a leader in ASE/ASEF. Learn more»

ASE Summary of 2020 CMS Medicare Reimbursement Rules
ASE has created a topline summary of the most important changes to the payment rates and policies for services paid under Medicare.

Congress of Neurological Surgeons

CNS 2020 Annual Meeting | Visions for the Future
The CNS 2020 Annual meeting will be held September 12-16, 2020 in Miami, FL. In addition to focusing on the amazing accomplishments to date that have advanced neurosurgical care, this meeting will keep an eye on the future! The 2020 Annual Meeting "Vision for the Future" will look ahead at the care in each specialty involving surgical advances and new technology, essentially imagining where neurosurgery will be 25 years from now.
RegistrationNow Open»
Early Registration Deadline: August 12, 2020
For updates on the meeting visit www.cns.org/meetings/2020-annual-meeting.

Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery

SCVS 2020 Annual Symposium
The SCVS 48th Annual Symposium will be held March 14-18, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach in Huntington, CA.
RegistrationNow Open»
To learn more about the meeting, visit symposium.scvs.org.

2020 SCVS Young Vascular Surgeons Program
This program is designed for vascular surgeons who have completed fellowships and have been working for five years or less. The program will take place as part of the SCVS Annual Symposium, which will be held March 14-18, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach in Huntington Beach, CA. The program is scheduled for Monday, March 16th from 6-9PM. The program includes a dinner symposium featuring talks from leaders in vascular surgery. Learn more at symposium.scvs.org/Young-Surgeons.

Save the Date for the SCVS 2021 Annual Symposium
The 49th SCVS Annual Symposium will be held March 13-17, 2021 in Miami Beach, FL.

Society for Vascular Surgery

2020 Vascular Annual Meeting
The Vascular Annual Meeting for 2020 will be held June 17-20, 2020 at the Toronto Convention Center in Toronto, Ontario Canada.
Registration: Now Open!
For updates on the meeting, visit vascular.org/vam.

Society for Vascular Surgery and Society of Thoracic Surgeons Announce New Reporting Standards for Type B Aortic Dissections
The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) are releasing new Reporting Standards to ensure patients with Type B aortic dissections (TBAD) receive appropriate treatment and care. Read more»

Society for Vascular Ultrasound

2020 SVU Annual Conference
The 2020 SVU Annual Conference will be held August 6-8, 2020 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans, LA. The SVU 2020 Annual Conference will be the most exciting vascular conference of the year with live scanning sessions designed to allow the audience to pose questions and interact with the presenter while a patient is being scanned, an SVU-SVS Joint Session focusing on the Importance of the Physician-Sonographer Relationship, and a Clash of the Titans session in debate format!
Registration: Now Open»
Early-Bird Registration Deadline: July 6, 2020
For more information on the meeting, visit www.svunet.org/educationmain/annualconferencemain.

SVU and SVS Will Partner at VAM 2021
Expanding their longtime partnership, the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and the SVU have agreed to expand and formalize their collaboration. As part of this alliance, detailed in a memorandum of understanding, SVU will hold its 2021 annual conference in partnership with the SVS 2021 Vascular Annual Meeting in San Diego. Both entities also will hold joint vascular lab sessions at their respective 2020 meetings. Read more»

Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

2020 SDMS Annual Conference
The SDMS 50th Annual Conference will be held September 24-27, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans, LA. The SDMS Annual Conference is designed for sonographers, students and physicians who use sonography in their practice. The educational program provides knowledge and skills in new sonographic techniques, diagnostic accuracy, enhancements of sonographic instrumentation, and practice management strategies.  
Registration: Opens May 1, 2020
For more information on this meeting, visit eventmobi.com/sdms2020.

SDMS President's Message - January 2020
2020 is not only the beginning of a new decade, it is also a very special year for the SDMS. It marks our 50th year of advancing sonography. Read more»

Society of Interventional Radiology

SIR 2020 Annual Meeting Canceled
SIR 2020 is canceled due to COVID-19 outbreak in Seattle. On March 4, the Seattle and King County Public Health Department issued new public health recommendations to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. Among these recommendations was a request to organizers of large public gatherings to avoid bringing large groups of people together and consider postponing events and gatherings. Based on these recommendations, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO) information, and numerous travel restrictions issued by companies and medical institutions,  SIR and SIR Foundation leadership have made the difficult, but necessary and responsible, decision to cancel the SIR 2020 Annual Scientific Meeting in Seattle. For more information visit www.sirmeeting.org.

Save the Date for the SIR 2021 Annual Meeting
The 46th SIR Annual Scientific Meeting will be held March 20-25, 2021 in Nashville, TN.

SIR issues position statement to guide use of life-saving endovascular interventions in trauma care
The Society of Interventional Radiology has published a position statement outlining the parameters trauma centers need to meet when using endovascular interventions to treat cases of traumatic injury. Read more»

Society of Radiologists in Ultrasound

SRU 2020 Annual Meeting
The SRU 2020 Annual Meeting will be held October 22-25, 2020 in Washington, DC. For more details, visit www.sru.org.