Programme

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  Thursday 21 March 2013
1800

Informal Drinks

Upper Loft Bar, Salamanca Square (above Barcelona)
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  Friday 22 March 2013
0730 Shuttle to MONA
Departs from Hotel Grand Chancellor in Campbell Street
0745 Registration Opens
0800 - 0830

Light breakfast

Exhibition Area

  Moderators: Prof Jens Froelich & Dr Geoffrey Parker
0830 - 0835 Introduction and Welcome
Prof. Jens Froelich
0835 - 0905 Symposium
Aneurysm treatment with large volume coils
Prof. Aquilla Turk
0905 - 0935 What changed in aneurysm therapy within the last year: Stent through Balloon Technique, results of the SUFOCATE PRO study
Prof. René Chapot
0935 - 0945 Q & A
0945 - 0955 Current status of IA stroke therapy
N Manning
0955 - 1005 Single centre experience with Onyx and DAVF
G Aw
1005 - 1015 Role of pre-operative AVM embolisation
L Slater
1015 - 1025

PED and MCA bifurcation aneurysms

A Cheung
1025 - 1030 Q & A
1030 - 1100 Morning Tea
Exhibition Area
  Moderators: Dr Ken Mitchell & Dr Jason Wenderoth
1100 - 1130

Advances in AVM emobilisation Part I - 'pressure cooker' technique

Prof. René Chapot

1130 - 1140 Q & A
1140 - 1200 Evolution of Neuro Medical Devices from an engineering perspective
Ben Tompkins
1200 - 1210 Q & A
1210 - 1220 Research update
Prof. Alan Coulthard
1220 - 1230 INSPIRE - IA registry demonstration
F Miteff
1230 - 1300 Advances in AVM embolisation Part II - Venous Approach
Prof. René Chapot
1300 - 1425 Lunch
Exhibition Area
1330 - 1415 Lunch Symposium
Novel Endovascular techniques
Prof. H. Saruhan Çekirge
1415 - 1425 Q & A
  Moderators: A/Prof Peter Mitchell & Dr Con Phatouros
1425 - 1455 Thrombectomy: Retrospective results in 500 patients
Prof. René Chapot
1455 - 1500 Q & A
1500 - 1530 INR credentialling issues
TJ Singh
1530 - 1600 Afternoon Tea
Exhibition Area
  Moderators: Dr Rebecca Scroop & Dr Winston Chong
1600 - 1700 Interesting Cases
1700 - 1730 WFITN 2015 Meeting (closed meeting)
1730 - 2330 ASM Dinner
The Nolan Gallery, MONA
Pre- dinner drinks will be available from 1730 followed by a private viewing of MONA from 1830-1930. You will then gather in the Nolan Gallery for dinner at 1930. Coaches will return delegates to Hobart following the dinner.
  Saturday 23 March 2013
0830 Shuttle to MONA
Departs from Hotel Grand Chancellor in Campbell Street
0845 Registration Opens
  Moderator: Prof Patricia Desmond
0910 - 0955 UltraHigh Field MRI of Healthy and Diseased Human Brain
Keith Thulborn
0955 - 1005 Q & A
1005 - 1025 CTA Circle of Willis in the Emergency Setting: A tertiary referral center perspective
R Grabinski
1025 - 1030 Q & A
1030 - 1100

Morning Tea

Exhibition Area

1100 - 1140 Morning Tea Symposium
Treatment of Acute Ischaemic Stroke with the latest devices
Prof. Aquilla Turk
  Moderator: Prof Alan Coultard
1140 - 1210 The Oxford experience with interventional treatment of intracranial atherosclerotic disease
Dr Wilhelm Kuker
1210 - 1215 Q & A
1215 - 1225 Hippocampal calcification
S Stuckey
1225 - 1300 Susceptibility weighted imaging - new work
S Bhuta
1300 - 1305 Q & A
1305 - 1425

Lunch

Exhibition Area

1345 - 1420 Lunch Symposium
Emerging Stent technologies
Prof. H. Saruhan Çekirge & Prof. Naci Koçer
1420 - 1425 Q & A
  Moderator: Dr Gerald McInerney
1425 - 1440 Gliosarcoma
J Van Heerden
1440 - 1510 Melanoma metastases: Presentation, imaging, new treatments
C Mandel
1510 - 1515 Q & A
1515 - 1545 Afternoon Tea
Exhibition Area
  Moderators: Dr Elizabeth Thompson
1545 - 1615 Imaging in epilepsy
Dr David Butteriss
1615 - 1620 Q & A
1620 - 1655 Neuroimaging in drug abuse
S Bhuta
1655 - 1700 Q & A
1700 - 1745 Cell Fraction Bioscales and Sodium MRI for real-time Brain Tumor Response Monitoring
K Thulborn
1745 - 1750 Q & A
1750 - 1830 Annual General Meeting
1830 - 2130 Cocktail Party
The Museum will again be open from 1830 - 1930 for private viewing. You will then board MONA ROMA I to enjoy drinks and canapes, returning to Brooke St Pier between 2130 - 2200.
  Sunday 24 March 2013
0800 Shuttle to MONA
Departs from Hotel Grand Chancellor in Campbell Street
0815 Registration Opens
  Moderated Session
0830 - 0845 DTI analysis of uncinate fasciculus
K Bhatia
0845 - 0915 Adventures in K space
M Agzarian
0915 - 0945 fMRI in clinical practice
P Phal
0945 - 0950 Q & A
0950 - 1020 Morning Tea
  Moderated Session
1020 - 1055 Neonatal seizure imaging
N Caplin
1055 - 1100 Q & A
1100 - 1130 The diagnosis and management of intracranial hypotension due to spinal CSF leak

Dr David Butteriss

1130 - 1135 Q & A
1135 - 1140 ASM Close
  Coaches will transfer delegates to the airport and Hobart at the close of sessions.