Time: May 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011
Location: Hilton London Metropole Hotel
Street: Hilton London Metropole Hotel
City/Town: London, United Kingdom
Website or Map: http://www.ipr2011.org/index.…
Event Type: congress, and, exhibition
Organized By: Society for Pediatric Radiology
Latest Activity: Nov 21, 2010
IPR LONDON 2011- 6th Congress and Exhibition
of the joint Societies of Paediatric Radiology
27-31 May 2011, Metropole Hilton Hotel, London
Dear friends and colleagues,
London is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the world, holding an enviable record within the development of medicine over the centuries. For these reasons (and many others), it is the perfect venue for our International Paediatric Radiology Congress which is held every tenth year in Europe.
This year’s programme includes a selection of world renowned speakers, debates, competitions, a selection of six different sunrise sessions each morning, 200 posters, a series of state of the art mini-symposia, not to mention a social programme which makes the most of London’s legendary and unique artistic, historic and architectural heritage.
You will be spoilt for choice, kept on your toes, and have your intellectual capabilities stretched to the fullest, in what promises to be one action packed week!
If you have been to an IPR meeting before, you may be expecting a two day course followed by a three day conference. We are doing things differently this year and the days are being split into course sessions in the morning and scientific sessions in the afternoon.
We are delighted to welcome Professor Sam Gambhir from Stanford USA a world leader in Molecular Imaging, who will presenting the Jacques Lefebvre/ Neuhauser Lecture on Molecular Imaging, which will be one of the highlights of the strong scientific programme. We are fortunate to have many world leaders within medicine at hand, who are resident in London, and whom we have called on to make this an important clinico-radiological experience.
We will be holding debates, the IPR 2011 ‘Olympics’, very topical, as London will host the 2012 Olympic Games.
The whole event kicks off in the afternoon of Friday 27th May with two important Radiology summits – one ultrasound, the other on radiation safety.
We are using 2 venues for the conference. The main venue is the Hilton London Metropole Hotel where most of the congress sessions and exhibition take place, whilst a number of the sunrise sessions will take place in the St Mary’s Hospital medical school. This is an historic venue (less than 5 minutes walk away) where Professor Sir Alexander Fleming discovered Penicillin, and where Sir Roger Bannister worked (the first man to complete a 4 minute mile- his original stopwatch still housed in the lecture theatre in which you will be seated).
The excellent social programme offers you a welcome reception at the Hilton Hotel, a wonderful baroque concert featuring the London Handel Players and the beautiful soprano Diva, Ms Ruby Hughes. We are very fortunate to hold the concert in the superb world famous architecturally important Cadogan Hall (an important listed building the perfect acoustics host the BBC Proms lunchtime concerts) and the final Gala dinner at the Connaught Rooms / Freemasons Hall- one of London’s most famous buildings, originally built in 1775 in Covent Garden (also the headquarters of the television series Spooks!)
There are comprehensive tours within London during the conference, and several choices of post congress tours to Scotland, the Lake District, Oxford and Cambridge.
We really look forward to seeing you in London in May. We will have a mesmeric and wonderful meeting and we need you to be there to complete the perfect experience!