Registration

Please contact Lebo Molapo (consult@consultus.co.za or 021 938-9082) if you wish to register for this congress.

You can pay with credit card; instant EFT or manual EFT.
Banking details: RSSA SORSA Conference, ABSA, Branch: 502110, Account number: 9165611692 , SWIFT: ABSAZAJJ
The registration fee includes scientific sessions, lunches, the welcome function and final programme. Completed registration forms will be acknowledged by e-mail or fax.
Please note that late registrations can only be accepted at the congress office up to 31 July 2019. Thereafter, the onsite registration fee will apply.

Workshops for Radiologists and Registrars

Please note that your conference registration only includes your attendance of the didactic lectures. Should you want to attend one of the workshops for free, please ensure to tick this option while registering. Please note that you have to be registered for the full conference to be able to register for the workshops. Attendance of workshops are limited and booked on a first-come-first-served basis. Available workshops:

Bard Advanced Ultrasound Vacuum Assisted Workshop

Available Slots: Please select one (1) of the following
Bard Advanced Ultrasound Vacuum Assisted Workshop 1 (Start Thursday 10:00) limited to 10 fully registered Radiologists or Registrars only FREE OF CHARGE
Bard Advanced Ultrasound Vacuum Assisted Workshop 2 (Start Thursday 12:30) limited to 10 fully registered Radiologists or Registrars only FREE OF CHARGE
Bard Advanced Ultrasound Vacuum Assisted Workshop 3 (Start Thursday 15:00) limited to 10 fully registered Radiologists or Registrars only FREE OF CHARGE
Click here to view Dr Mercedes Torres’ CV.
Description of the workshop:
BD (known as Bard) will host an Advanced Ultrasound Vacuum Assisted Breast Biopsy Workshop. The workshop will consist of a theory session, presented by an International Breast Radiologists who will address the gap in advancements and current techniques. The theory session will be followed by a hands-on practical session with guidance from key opinion leaders.

The workshop will focus on VAB (Vacuum Assisted Biopsies) and VAE (Vacuum Assisted Excisions). Topics will include: global overview of Vacuum Assisted Biopsies and Vacuum Assisted Excisions, clinical considerations, technical aspects, indications and cost effectiveness, the role of Ultrasound VAB and VAE in the management of breast lesions, tips & tricks, complications: how to avoid and to treat them.

Details of the workshop:

  • Each workshop will be 2 hours: theory session presented by International Breast Radiologist followed by a hands-on practical session (with trainers) under the guidance of the speaker
  • 3 workshops on the day (10:00 – 12:00, 12:30 – 14:30 & 15:00 – 17:00)
  • 5 workstations (each with their own Ultrasound machine) with 2 attendees per workstation (10 attendees per workshop – 30 in total)

Vertec Stereotactic and Imaging Breast Biopsy Workshop

Available Slots: Please select one (1) of the following
Vertec Stereotactic and Imaging Breast Biopsy Workshop 1 (Start Thursday 11:00) limited to 15 fully registered Radiologists or Registrars only FREE OF CHARGE
Vertec Stereotactic and Imaging Breast Biopsy Workshop 2 (Start Thursday 15:00) limited to 15 fully registered Radiologists or Registrars only FREE OF CHARGE

Description:
This 90min workshop will focus on the use of Vacuum Assisted Breast Biopsy (VABB) with real time imaging in conjunction with Stereotactic and Tomosynthesis guidance using the Hologic prone and upright systems. Theoretical and practical aspects of these imaging modalities will be covered in an interactive environment. The first wireless, handheld breast ultrasound will be used in conjunction with vacuum-assisted spring-loaded core biopsy needles. This small group learning environment will allow participants to understand the technologies, the clinical use and the potential challenges of these procedures.

Screening Mammo Workshops

Available Slots: Please select one (1) of the following
Screening Mammo Workshop A (Start Thursday 15 Aug @ 08:00) limited to 60 Radiologists or Registrars only
Screening Mammo Workshop B (Start Thursday 15 Aug @ 13:30) limited to 60 Radiologists or Registrars only
Screening Mammo Workshop C (Start Friday 16 Aug @ 13:30) limited to 60 Radiologists or Registrars only
Screening Mammo Workshop D (Start Saturday 16 Aug @ 13:30) limited to 60 Radiologists or Registrars only

Description:
These workshops are 4.5 hours in duration and facilitated by our invited international faculty and based on the didactic lectures of the Breast Imaging Course.

Registration fees

Please note the following:

  • All fees to be paid prior to the commencement of the congress – no delegates will be allowed to access the congress without proof of payment.
  • Notice to South African Government Department delegates: Orders need to be settled and paid by 28 June 2019. No payments can be accepted after the congress.

Delegate registration includes:

  • Entrance to congress and exhibition
    o All lectures excluding mammography and biopsy preconference workshop
  • Lunch and refreshments during congress breaks
  • Congress bag and registration pack
  • Welcome function on 16 August 2019

Cancellation of registration to the congress

Any cancellation received by the Secretariat before Tuesday 14 May 2019 will be subject to the following refund policy:

  • 75% of the amount paid if written cancellation is received prior to Tuesday 14 May 2019
  • No refund if written cancellation is received after Tuesday 14 May 2019

Language

The official language of the congress will be English. No simultaneous translation service will be provided.