ISRRT World Congress 17-21.8.2021
2020 ISRRT World Congress 17-21.8.2021
Maailmakongressi järjestetään kokonaan verkkokongressina.
We are just 3 weeks away from the 21st International Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT) World Congress. This letter is to announce that the Congress is going to be hosted as a Virtual only event in Dublin, Ireland between the 20th and 22nd of August 2021 due to the Delta variant outbreak.The Irish government has just announced that no in person events may take place during the month of August in Ireland due to the Delta variant.
Dean Harper, IIRRT president and I are excited to share with you this fabulous program with member experts from around the world who will share best practices, new technologies, safety strategies, professional issues, delivered in a virtual format with a live question and answer session scheduled at the end of each session during the congress.T For those of us that are in different time zones and aren’t able to attend in live August 20-22nd please note that the platform will be open to view virtually from August 20th to September 18th at your local time zone and at your convenience.Attached is the program of speakers and session that will be available virtually.
The opening ceremonies
with still take place virtually after our traditional pre-congress Friday
workshops with the procession of countries honoring our 86 member societies and
their council member or appointed representative. Join us also for some Irish
music and the opening speeches from our leadership.The Hutchinson lecture will also take place at
the opening session with Professor Patrick Brennan.As always, we will still be having the lighting
of the globe to represent the start of the ISRRT World Congress as tradition
has been done since 1959 when our first ISRRT World Congress happened.The congress is filled with fabulous speakers
from around the world.Please stay tuned
for the closing ceremonies where we will have the traditional handing over of
the flag to the next country that will host the 22nd International
Society of Radiographers and Radiological Technologists (ISRRT) World Congress
in Bangkok.The announcement for the 22nd
World Congress will happen here as well as the promotional video on what to
expect from the next congress convenors.Be sure to register for the World Congress by
using the attached links below.
World Congress 20th-22nd August links:
Donna Newman, ISRRT President
Dean Harper, IIRRT President