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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

Each year, the SAR Mentoring Program Luncheon provides opportunities for senior SAR faculty members to play a role in helping mentees in research, clinical advice, career development and networking. This year’s event will feature small group “minute mentorship” for a more one-on-one experience! Spaces fill up fast so, save yours now!


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 should attend this special session for tips on refining your PowerPoint and presentation skills, including how much material to include in a talk and using visuals effectively. Everyone is welcome. New presenters are especially encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity!


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 is specifically designed to provide a chance to personally connect with leaders in abdominal radiology for candid conversations 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 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. Be sure to sign-up if you are interested in leading or participating in a research project, looking for collaborator or to get started.


SAR Networking 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

Meeting attendees are welcome to meet together and connect at the Plaza Bar throughout the meeting. On Sunday and Tuesday in particular, everyone is invited to come together for Happy Hour. Young MDs and new SAR members are especially encouraged to attend to 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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