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: Virtual Experience
A live broadcast of significant portions of the originally planned Scientific Sessions content will take place on August 8-10, 2020. The format will be different, but the educational and scientific content will be just as exciting as if we were all together in person.
Registration: Open Soon!
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

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 Canceled
VAM 2020 originally scheduled to be held June 17-20, 2020 in Toronto Canada has been canceled. After continuing to monitor the current trajectory and impact of COVID-19 in the US and Canada, as well as the likely aftermath for our members in the months to follow the peak wave, the SVS Executive Board has made the decision that it is impossible to move forward with holding VAM 2020 in Toronto.
For more information 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
SVU is committed to holding its conference on August 6-8, but the format in which it will be held is under consideration. SVU continues to monitor the public health crisis nationally, and the situation in New Orleans specifically, as well as the imposition of any government orders or other factors that may prevent the conference from proceeding in-person. To ensure that the conference can proceed under any contingency, SVU is constructing our Plan B: SVU Virtual Conference
RegistrationNow Open»
Early-Bird Registration Deadline: July 6, 2020
For details, 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. SDMS is actively monitoring the rapidly changing situation related to the spread of COVID-19. At this time, the 2020 SDMS Annual Conference will proceed as planned.
Registration: Open Now»
For more information on this meeting, visit eventmobi.com/sdms2020.

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.

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.