The 2018 NASCI Annual Course offers a variety of engaging session formats such as roundtables, abstract presentations, and case-based reviews. The meeting provides attendees expert insight and perspectives on protocols, clinical research, and hot topics in the Cardiovascular Imaging field.

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PRELIMINARY PROGRAM 

Saturday, September 22, 2018
9:00 - 10:40 am Bootcamp Session 1 - CT/MR Basics
10:50 - 12:15 pm Bootcamp Session 2 - Case Based - Common Indications CT/MR
1:15 - 2:40 pm Bootcamp Session 3 - Case Based - Common Indications CT/MR
3:00 - 4:10 pm Bootcamp Session 4 - Artificial Intelligence Symposium
4:30 - 5:25 pm Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular Imaging: Friend or Foe - Panel Discussion
5:30 - 7:00 pm Welcome Reception - Exhibit Hall
Sunday, September 23, 2018
7:00 - 8:00 am Roundtables
7:00 - 8:00 am Scientific Session
8:00 - 10:10 am Ischemic Heart Disease - New Frontiers
10:30 - 12:10 pm International Session - Update on Non-Ischemic Cardiomyopathy
1:15 - 3:10 pm Cutting Edge Technology and AHA Session
3:20 - 4:20 pm Current Controversies - Rapid Fire Debates
4:30 - 6:00 pm Poster Session
6:00 - 7:00 pm Wine and Cheese Reception
7:00 - 10:00 pm Gala Dinner
Monday, September 24, 2018
7:00 - 8:00 am Scientific Session
8:00 - 9:55 am TAVR Workshop 1
8:00 - 9:55 am Pediatric - Congenital Cardiac Imaging
10:15 - 11:55 am TAVR Workshop 2
10:15 - 11:55 am Adult Congenital
1:15 - 3:05 pm Vertical Session
3:15 - 4:35 pm Structural Heart
4:45 - 5:30 pm Craziest Cases
PEDIATRIC PROGRAM
1:15 - 3:05 pm  Pediatric Vertical Session and Scientific Session
3:15 - 4:35 pm  Pediatric: Single Ventricle
4:45 - 5:30 pm  Case-Based Sessions
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
7:00 - 8:00 am Roundtable
7:00 - 8:00 am Scientific Session
8:00 - 10:10 am Challenging Patients, Challenging Conditions
10:30 - 12:10 pm STR/NASCI Traumatic and Non-Traumatic Acute Chest Pain
1:00 - 2:25 pm Peripheral Vascular
2:45 - 3:45 pm Infection and Inflammation

2018 Paulin Keynote Lecture

Leslee J. Shaw, PhD, FACC, MASNC, FAHA, FSCCT

Randomized Trials in Cardiovascular Imaging.  A Focus on Quality in Imaging

Dr. Shaw is the R. Bruce Logue Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta, GA. Dr. Shaw is a leading cardiovascular outcomes researcher whose major focus is clinical diagnosis and management of stable ischemic heart disease. Dr. Shaw has published more than 550 publications and presented more than 300 abstracts in major scientific meetings in the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America. She is among the top 1% of clinical researchers who have the most highly cited publications in clinical medicine over the past decade (awarded by Thomson Reuters).  Based on her scientific contributions, Dr. Shaw was recognized with the Simon Dack Award for academic excellence from the American College of Cardiology in 2009. In 2013, she received the Women’s Day Red Dress Award for her scientific contributions to women’s health. She is a member of the Emory University MilliPub Club (awarded for a publication that is cited ≥1,000 times) and received the Albert E. Levy Scientific Research Award, Emory University’s highest research award, in 2014. In 2015, Dr. Shaw received Emory University School of Medicine’s highest award – the Dean’s Distinguished Faculty Lecture and Award.  In 2017, she presented the Mario Verani Lecture at the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. In 2018, she will be awarded the Gold Medal from the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.

She serves as an Associated Editor for several journals, including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology: Cardiovascular Imaging and the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. She is also an editorial consultant for the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Circulation. Dr. Shaw is a Past-President of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology and the Society for Cardiovascular Computed Tomography.


 

Description

Early

(On or before 7/5/18)
Regular  Late
NASCI Physician Member

$750

$850

 $950
Non- Member Physician $1,225  $1,325   $1,425 

NASCI In-Training Member

$375

$475

$585

NASCI Allied Health Member
(RT, RN, etc)

$260

$360

$425 
NASCI Allied Health Non-Member
(RT, RN, etc)
$335  $435  $475

Friends of NASCI

$750

$750

$820  

Guests*

$50

$50

$75 

 
















*$50 fee per guest includes only the Welcome Reception and Wine & Cheese Reception. 
Breakfast and breaks are not included. 

**Discounts available for military and allied health members. Call (800) 373-2204. 

Refunds/Cancellations 
Full refunds less a $100 administrative fee will be granted in response to written notification of cancellation received on or before September 1, 2017.  All cancellation requests must be in writing.  There will be no refunds for no-shows.


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Explore the flavors, sights, sounds, and traditions found only in Charleston, South Carolina. Feel the sand between your toes. Savor fresh from the dock seafood and explore the immaculately well preserved historic sites. The city feels a bit like it’s suspended in time, thanks to its antebellum architecture and surrounding plantation landscapes. Take in incredible views of the Battery and the French Quarter as you stroll the Waterfront Park, then become inspired by the cultivated beauty of the gardens at Middleton Place. At night, try a ghost tour for an introduction to the spooky side of the city.

HOTEL
The NASCI 2018 Annual Meeting will be held at the Charleston Marriott, Charleston, SC.
Book your group rate for the conference. Reservations can be made by calling 1-800-228-9290 or 1-843-723-3000.                        
Please reference North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging when reserving your room. 

Room Rate: 
$199 single/double occupancy, plus applicable taxes and surcharges. 
Room rates are available on a first come, first served basis, and rooms may be sold out prior to the cut-off date of August 22, 2018. Please reference North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging when reserving your room.

Book your group rate for NASCI Annual Conference Sept 2018 

All reservations must be accompanied by a first-night room deposit or guaranteed with a valid major credit card. Any guaranteed reservation not canceled 72 hours prior to your arrival is subject to one night’s room and tax cancellation fee.


Meeting Highlights

 Image Interpretation Panel

 Opportunity for Small Group Discussions with Experts

• Pediatric Focused Sessions

• Cutting Edge Technology and Scientific Poster Sessions

• Network with Experts & Peers