Welcome to the meeting website for 46th Scientific Meeting of the ANZSNM to be held in Rotorua from the 22 – 25 April 2016
We are putting together a program that will provide both professional development in core nuclear medicine and present new developments in molecular imaging. The scientific program has been designed to present the latest findings in Australasian research and to engage participants in practical workshops that have broad appeal. The invited speakers will focus on the theme: “Hot Science: An Eruption of Isotopes” and a subtheme on quantitative nuclear medicine, delivering evolving ideas on the science and clinical application of new isotopes and radiopharmaceuticals.
The Pre-Conference Symposium is titled “Not just numbers: the evolution of quantitative nuclear medicine” and will be a multi-disciplinary meeting focusing on a number of aspects of this theme. The symposium will be held in Taupo with its magnificent backdrop of the largest lake in New Zealand that is overlooked by three mountains. This symposium is not for the faint-hearted. It is a day of serious science balanced with serious recreation that only this region can provide. On the way back to Rotorua we will stop off for a very special nature walk through “Craters of the Moon” which delivers an up-close encounter with geothermal activity.Read More
International Invited Speakers
A/Prof David Gilmore
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Academic Affairs Program Director of Medical Imaging Programs Regis College, Boston, USA
Dr John L. Humm, PhD
Medical Physicist Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA
Prof Giuliano Mariani
Professor and Former Chief of Nuclear Medicine and Director of Specialty School of Nuclear Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
Prof Richard Wahl
Elizabeth E. Mallinckrodt Professor Head: Department of Radiology Director: Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, USA
To assist both our International and Domestic travellers in getting to Rotorua, the Committee is providing several complimentary bus connections from Auckland Airport to your hotel accommodation in Rotorua, on both Thursday 21 April and Friday 22 April. Additionally, a complimentary bus service will operate on Monday 25 April, to transport you from the Energy Events Centre in Rotorua to Auckland Airport.Read More
Rotorua – New Zealand’s Coolest Hot Spot!
Rotorua is an adventure playground with a plethora of activities to enjoy and some of nature’s most fascinating gems. The resort-style city is in the heart of the North Island is one of New Zealand’s most unique and iconic destinations. With 16 lakes and fishing streams, world famous Whakarewarewa Forest bike trails, and the geothermal wonderland of boiling mud pools and soaring geysers, Rotorua is both an action adventure playground and award-winning spa destination. Of course, Rotorua is also home to the indigenous Maori culture, and is the best place to learn the traditions and stories of these proud and welcoming people.
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