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 we just wanted to let you know that the deadline for Winter School abstract submissions (MRI, Quality and Safety Focus) has been extended to Wednesday, December 12, 2018. Click here to learn more. 

Read below if you want more Canadian Winter School details or consider this email to a colleague in your centre; all MRI professionals are encouraged to attend. Big thanks to CAMRT and CAR for their contributions and thank you for your time!
Sponsorship Opportunities
As this is the first MRI-focused Winter School, you will be participating in shaping the landscape of MRI practice in Canada by:
  • Connecting with leaders in the medical physics and radiology community
  • Developing relationships with key decision-makers
  • Increasing your company's visibility and image
  • Learning about emerging issues in the medical imaging community in Canada and beyond
Click here to access the sponsorship prospectus and contact us today to discuss the opportunities available.
In February 2019, the COMP Winter School will extend its traditional themes of quality 
and safety to the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). With increasing availability of MRI facilities and growing use of the technology, it is important to consider issues of quality and safety in MR imaging. The Winter School's objectives will 
be to :
  • help participants expand their knowledge in these areas,
  • promote MRI safety,
  • encourage high quality MR imaging, and
  • discuss how to improve MR imaging in a multi-disciplinary setting.
Time will be set aside for stimulating discussion on these themes, touching on advances in the field and best practices in all aspects of MRI.

Open to all MRI Professionals
Winter School is a collegial multi-professional learning environment where delegates learn from the experts and from each other. The program, organized in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Radiologists (CAR) and the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT), features content from experts in patient care, MR safety, imaging systems, image quality, and advanced applications.

Attendance is open to all professionals working in this area - physicists, radiation oncologists, technologists, radiologists and others! Join us at the 2019 Winter School, or encourage a colleague to attend and report back to your centre, the session recordings are also included in the registration fee.
Location
The Lord Elgin has a great rate secured for Winter School, click here to reserve your room for $179 per night. The hotel is located one 20-30 minute Lyft/Uber/Cab ride away from the Ottawa airport, even in rush hour traffic!
Ottawa, Ontario is the perfect Canadian place to be in February, you just may even want to stay an extra few days! Winter School happens at the same time as Winterlude, a celebration of what northern winter has to offer . Check out the programming here, warning, it may include beavertails!  
Thank you to our contributing partners:


Important dates to note
12 December, 2018 Abstract submission deadline
4 January 2019 Early-bird registration deadline
14 January 2019 Deadline for negotiated hotel rate (starting at $179!)
5 February, 2019 Winter School begins

We look forward to welcoming you!