IR Trainees at CIRSE 2017

This year, the CIRSE Annual Meeting will feature special ETF programmes including:

IR Trainee Session: Building an IR career
Tuesday, September 19; 8:30-9:30; Auditorium 12
• Welcome and Introduction to ETF (G. Makris)
• Developing your academic career as an IR (M. Szczerbo-Trojanowska)
• Publishing and CVIR (K. Hausegger)
• The EBIR Exam (O. van Delden)
• Establishing private clinics and clinical entrepreneurship (C. Binkert)

IR Trainee Session: Future IR technologies
Saturday, September 16; 17:30-18:30; Auditorium 11
• The state of the art and future of interventional oncology (P. Pereira)
• Reliability in Percutaneous Tumour Ablation – Fusion, Stereotaxy and
   Robotics (R. Bale)
• Future technologies in endovascular interventions (M. Hamady)
• Simulator Training: Potentials and Limitations (M. Strøm)
• Big data, AI and machine learning (Peter Kecskemethy)

The full CIRSE 2017 Programme can be found here.

ETF Pavilion
CIRSE 2017 will offer an exciting new feature as part of the ETF - the ETF Pavilion. This will be a dedicated area where resident IRs can mingle, listen to short talks, establish contacts with leading IR professionals and build their professional network.

The ETF Pavilion is located near the simulator gallery and will feature a short talk every day on issues relevant to young IRs and trainees. The topics for each day are as follows:

Grants and European mobility as an IR
Saturday, September 16, 12:45

IR training opportunities in the USA
Sunday, September 17, 12:45

Taking the EBIR Exam – practical advice
Monday, September 18, 12:45


ETF Quiz
Tuesday, September 19, 10:00, Lecture Room 20

Tuesday morning will feature the last highlight for trainees, residents and young IRs: The ETF Quiz. This new feature at the CIRSE Annual Meeting will give trainees and young IRs the chance to compete and win prizes in a pub-quiz style competition including refreshments. Join, have fun and meet your peers from around Europe!