Program schedule

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ASMIRT/AACRT 2019 delegates can look forward to a packed program including a selection of inspirational invited speakers, several streams of concurrent technical sessions, hands on workshops and exciting social activities.

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Thursday 28 March will include a variety of hands on pre-conference workshops and panel meetings.

Friday 29 – Sunday 31 March features the main conference and includes the Student Conference on Friday, exhibition social function on Friday evening, breakfast sessions on the Saturday, gala dinner on Saturday night and more.

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This is an ASMIRT approved CPD program. 
AIRAPP-(pending)– ASMIRT/AACRT 2019 Conference

CPD Credits
ASMIRT members can log CPD credits for this meeting in your membership portal.

Appellated CPD credits:

  • ASMIRT/AACRT 2019 Conference - AIRAPP-(pending)-2019 - 7.5 per half day attendance
  • ASMIRT/AACRT 2019 Conference Workshops - AIRAPP-(pending)-2019 - 3.13 per hour 

In addition to the CPD credits for attendance, you may be eligible to apply for non-appellated CPD credits for:

  • Presentation - NONAPP-(pending) - 5 credits per presentation
  • ePoster presentation - NONAPP-000134 - 5 credits per poster presented
  • Adjudication- conference papers  - NONAPP-00130 - 5.0 credits per session
  • Adjudication - student papers - NONAPP-00132 - 5.0 credits per session
  • Adjudication - posters - NONAPP-00129 - 5.0 credits per session
  • Chair session in a National Conference - NONAPP-00138 - 3.0 credits per hour

If you presented and/or chair a session at ASMIRT/AACRT 2019, please ensure you keep a copy of the conference program with your certificate as proof in the event of an audit. 



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ASMIRT/AACRT 2019 is excited to announced these respected international and local speakers will be presenting at the Conference. More speakers to be announced soon!


Social functions

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ASMIRT/AACRT 2019 are working with South Australia Tourism to showcase all that Adelaide has to offer and provide a social program that is fitting for our national conference. In addition to the social events, there are preconference workshops on Thursday 28 March, so make sure you extend your trip to include this great opportunity to learn, interact and engage with like-minded professionals. 

Functions include

-          Thursday evening – Siemens Healthineers Dinner at The Adelaide Convention Centre

-          Friday evening – Welcome Cocktail function at Adelaide Oval

-          Saturday morning - Walk / Run / Yoga sponsored by Brainlab

-          Saturday night - Gala Dinner at the Adelaide Convention Centre

Breakfast sessions

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Make the most of the conference and be part of these morning sessions, with guest speakers, exercise, a delicious breakfast and more. Book a place as part of your registration, limited places available.



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Exciting new workshops announced!

We are pleased to let you know about our upcoming workshops for the ASMIRT/AACRT 2019 Conference, book on registration but be quick, these sessions are filling fast.




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ASMIRT / AACRT 2019 will feature ePoster displays which will be available at terminals in the exhibition hall and through the website and app. There will also be short presentation Q&A sessions in the ePoster area of the exhibition hall. 

ePoster authors  will be notified if their abstract has been accepted for the conference, and will then be able to start on formatting their ePosters. Documents with ePoster guidelines and a template to use will be available from this page in October. The uploading facility will be available through this page in early December. ePoster authors will also have the opportunity to have a scheduled short presentation with question and answer time.  

The deadline to upload your final Poster will be Monday 21 January 2019.  

View a winning ePoster from the 2017 conference here.  

ePosters from the ASMIRT 2018 conference are available here.

Main conference - At the time of abstract submission if you are currently undertaking an AHPRA Supervised Practice Program (SPP) or international equivalent you must submit your abstract to the main conference for consideration.

Student Conference - At the time of abstract submission, to submit to the Student Conference you must be a student currently enrolled in an undergraduate or Graduate Entry Masters (GEM) MRS program. This includes honours students. For international submissions you must be a student, not studying post graduate qualifications.

BIOMed Tours

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The A$3.6 billion Adelaide BioMed City is one of the largest health and life sciences clusters in the southern hemisphere, and is located next to the newly redeveloped Adelaide Convention Centre, making the city a great location for medical conferences. ASMIRT is excited to be hosting the ASMIRT/AACRT 2019 conference close to BioMED City and will offering tours of this world-class facility.



South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute - SAHMRI

Adelaide BioMed City includes the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute (SAHMRI) - pictured. This flagship research facility has already attracted world-class talent and is fostering home-grown researchers, producing discoveries about cancer to heart health to brain imaging. The facility hosts 800 scientists, providing nine fully flexible wet and dry laboratories to PC2 standards. SAHMRI is not just a ‘pretty face’ as it is a leading research facility that contains the Molecular Imaging and Therapy Research Unit. This facility is adjacent to the Royal Adelaide Hospital and with its own cyclotron capable of producing radiopharmaceuticals. Whilst this is a research it is also a commercial facility making it a unique facility in South Australia. 

Thursday 28 March 2019 - 2.00pm and 2.45pm, 60 min tour - 50 places available.



Royal Adelaide Hospital

Opened in 2017 the major public hospital in South Australia is the Royal Adelaide Hospital - pictured below. The facilities have been designed with the patient as the most important person within the hospital which has led to different planning solutions. There are different patient spaces available both inside and outside in the hospital environment. Join in a tour of these fantastic new facilities and not only view state of the art facilities but learn a little more about the planning and implementation of this innovative patient centred facility. Just a short walk or free tram trip from the Convention Centre the Royal Adelaide Hospital is within easy reach for ASMIRT attendees.

Saturday 30 March 2019 - 1400 and 1430, 60 min tour




Museum of Discovery

Situated in the ground and first floors of the Cancer Research Institute of the University of South Australia, the Museum of Discovery is a vibrant addition to the museums in Adelaide - pictured below. Full of interactive and thought-provoking exhibitions it is well worth a visit. The current exhibition ‘Waging Peace’ includes serious games and allows you to experience how you might react in conflict situations. Guaranteed to challenge you the Museum of Discovery is ‘just across the road’ from the Convention Centre.

Saturday 30 March 2019 1530, 60 minute tour - 30 places available.