The eighth Canadian Winter School (and first on Medical Imaging) will take place at the beautiful Fairmont Le Chateau Montebello in Quebec from February 2nd to 5th, 2017. The multi-professional organizing committee (see below) has been busy planning the event and it’s now starting to take shape.
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Although the final format and curriculum of the 2017 Imaging Winter School have yet to be solidified, the organizing committee are drafting a schedule that incorporates faculty lectures, workshops led by faculty members, and delegate-presented project galleries.
The key quality and safety topics to be covered at the Imaging Winter School have been narrowed down to the following:
Join us at the 2017 Imaging Winter School and encourage a colleague (physicist, technologist, radiologist or all of the above!) to attend. The Winter School is a relaxed and collegial multi-professional learning environment where participants learn from each other and from the experts.
11 October, 2016: Abstract submission for project gallery presentations opens
18 November, 2016 at 5 pm EDT: Abstract submission deadline ends
Mid December 2016: Abstract review completed
21 December 2016: Early-bird registration deadline
7 January 2017: Deadline for negotiated hotel rate
2 February, 2017: Winter School begins
Escape from the ordinary and experience a delightful retreat at Fairmont Le Château Montebello, the world’s largest log cabin. Nestled in the heart of the scenic Montebello village, surrounded by nature, the hotel is famed for its rustic yet luxurious accommodations and excellent service.
Thor Bjarnason, Physicist, Interior Health, Kelowna, BC (Co-Chair)
Stephen Breen, Physicist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, ON (Co-Chair)
Daniel Rickey, Physicist, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
Marco Carlone, Physicist, BC Cancer Agency, Interior Health, Kelowna, BC
Glenn Wells, Physicist, Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, ON
David Koff, Radiologist, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON
Sandor Demeter, Nuclear Medicine Physician, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, MB
Deborah Murley, Technologist, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Charlottetown, PE
Darren Oczkowski, Technologist, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton, AB