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Social Activities


Details about various social events, and special programs being held during the annual meeting are listed below.  Some events require additional registration outside of your general meeting registration. Be sure to check back for updates and for links to RSVP to these activities. Please contact the SAR office with any questions about any of these activities.



Welcome Reception

Monday, March 5, 2018

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Sign up is available through your meeting registration.

All meeting attendees are invited to attend the Welcome Reception on Monday evening. Details are available in the meeting brochure and through online registration.


SAR Mentoring Program Luncheon

Monday, March 5, 2018

1:15 - 2:15 PM

Separate Event Registration Required - Click here to RSVP

The SAR Mentoring Program began in 2016, with the mission to facilitate the mentoring of abdominal imaging trainees and faculty by experienced SAR members, as well as to help cultivate future leaders of the Society. Each year at the SAR annual meeting, a Mentoring Program Luncheon is held that provides opportunities for senior SAR faculty members to play a role in helping mentees in research, clinical advice, career development and networking.


PowerPoint and Presentation Master Class with Claude Sirlin and Scott Reeder NEW!

Monday, March 5, 2018

4:00 - 5:15 PM

Separate Event Registration Required - Click here to RSVP

Limited seats available

Presenters who are looking for guidance can attend and learn tips for refining your PowerPoint and presentation skills, including how much much material to include in a talk and using visuals effectively.  


Exhibit Hall Mix and Mingle - NEW!

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

4:30 - 5:00 PM

No registration necessary

Prior to the Awards Ceremony, all attendees are invited to attend the Exhibit Hall Mix and Mingle where you can network and see the latest advancements in radiology.


Awards Ceremony and Reception

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

5:00 - 7:00 PM

RSVP through your meeting registration

Come celebrate this year's Special Award recipients as we recognize the mark they have made on Radiology and the Society.  Everyone is encouraged to join us for this very special ceremony and presentation of the GI and GU Lifetime Achievement Awards and the Cannon and Pollack Medals.


Young MD Breakfast - NEW!

Thursday, March 8, 2018

6:30 - 7:30 AM

Separate Event Registration Required - Click here to RSVP

Limited seats available

Trainees and Young MDs are invited to attend a special breakfast just for you!  This intimate morning event will include special presentations from and chances to connect with leaders in abdominal radiology covering topics specific to early career members, both in academics and private practice. 


SAR Research Marketplace - NEW!

Thursday, March 8, 2018

1:00 - 2:00 PM

Separate Event Registration Required - Click here to RSVP

This is a new program created to be a forum for connecting like-minded researchers interested in conducting multi-institutional research. Leaders available to mentor and foster collaborations include Dr. William Mayo-Smith, Dr. John Leyendecker, Dr. Michael Corwin, Dr. Andrew Smith, Dr. Andrew Rosenkrantz, and more.


SAR Member Happy Hours - NEW!

Hour 1: Sunday, March 4, 2018, 8:00 - 10:00 PM

Hour 2: Tuesday, March 6, 2018, 8:00 - 10:00 PM

Event Registration Welcomed - Not Required

A dedicated space will be available in the hotel bar for SAR members and meeting attendees to connect throughout the meeting.  On Sunday and Tuesday in particular, everyone is invited to join together for Happy Hour.  Young MDs and new SAR members are especially encouraged to attend and meet fellow members and peers.  Spread the word and join us!



Disease-Focused Panel Meetings and Committee Meetings


Disease-Focused Panel Meetings

For those involved in or interested in DFPs, visit the DFP Meeting Schedule page for more information.  


Committee Meetings

Committee meetings are scheduled individually and as-needed.  If you are involved in a committee that will meet during the annual meeting, you will receive a notice and details from the SAR office and committee chair. 

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