2020 Annual Meeting SMRT Speaker Portal

  • Thank you for accepting our invitation to participate in the SMRT 29th Annual Meeting to be held in Sydney, NSW, Australia, 17-20 April 2020. Please complete each of the required sections.

    The preliminary meeting schedule can be found here for your review.

    If you need to make changes or add information to your submission, you can return to this site and resubmit your information as it becomes available.

    Deadline for submission of materials is 17 February 2020.



    Audience Description

    This course is designed for the MR technologist/radiographer to benefit from the understanding of current imaging advancements in the clinical and research field of MRI. The technologists and radiographers attending this meeting are from the international MR community with a variety of backgrounds. Prior meeting surveys reflect that attendees are composed of staff technologists/radiographers; managers from academic institutions; freestanding MR facilities; hospital affiliated MR centers and research laboratories.

    Speaker Materials

    Please complete the following mandatory fields. The information requested below enables the SMRT to accredit the educational sessions for CE and CPD credits for technologists and radiographers. NOTE: you may also upload the documentation. For your reference, samples of these required entries are noted below.

  • Please enter a brief overview or description of your presentation.
    Sample Overview: The proposed session will highlight the current limitations of MRI in characterizing lymph nodes and provide an overview of the emerging new techniques that overcome some of these limitations.
  • If you have your overview ready in a PDF document, you may upload it here.
    Accepted file types: pdf, jpg.

  • 3. Objectives

    Please enter 3 objectives for your presentation.

    Sample Objectives: After attending the session the attendees will be able to:
    1. Understand the limitations of size and morphology in accurate nodal characterization
    2. Understand the principles of emerging new techniques that can be used for accurate nodal staging
    3. Understand what some of the key pointers are for optimizing MR technique for nodal detection and characterization
  • If you have your objectives ready in a PDF document, you may upload it here.
    Accepted file types: pdf.

  • 4. Headshot and CV/Resume

    Please attach the following items:

    • An updated resume or CV to include formal education, educational programs relating to the MR industry, and work experience. Please be sure to indicate specific skills, contributions to professional organizations, teaching experience and/or honors and awards received. List dates where applicable.
    • Professional head shot for inclusion in the online program.
  • Please upload your professional headshot photo and current CV/resume PDF here.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf, jpg.

  • 5) Speaker Declaration and Permission to Record Form:

    Click here:
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    Please complete this mandatory form by 17 February 2020.


  • Additional Information for Speakers

    The registration fees for the SMRT 29th Annual Meeting (Friday, 17 April, to Sunday, 19 April) will be waived. The registrar, Kristina King, will contact you once your registration has been completed. If you wish to attend the ISMRM Annual Meeting (Monday through Thursday), please let Kristina know through your registration confirmation and she will work with you to complete that registration.


    The SMRT is committed to quality education in the field of magnetic resonance for technologists and radiographers. In order to keep registration fees affordable, the SMRT does not reimburse for speaker travel or honorariums for our Annual Meeting; however, this year we are pleased to offer reimbursement of up to US$190/night for one night’s lodging. Housing must be at an official ISMRM hotel – with reservations made through the ISMRM housing service – in order to qualify for reimbursement. We greatly appreciate your time and effort in sharing your expertise and knowledge with our attendees in advancing MR Education for the SMRT and ISMRM. We look forward to your participation.