AM 2012 - Events & Networking
The 2012 SNM Annual Meeting has now concluded.
Please save the date for the 2013 Annual Meeting to be held June 8-12 in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
Events & Networking
Plenary Sessions and Highlights Lecture
Make plans to attend the Sunday and Monday morning plenary sessions and the Wednesday Highlights Lecture at the Miami Beach Convention Center. These informative sessions highlight keynote speakers, significant awards and accomplishments, the SNM business meeting, installation of the new SNM president, a synopsis of research during the Annual Meeting, announcement of the Image of the Year and much, much more.
The vote on the proposed Society of Nuclear Medicine name change to the “Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging” will take place during the SNM business meeting at the Monday morning plenary session. All voting members are encouraged to attend themeeting in order to actively participate in this historic and very important vote. If you are unsure whether you are a voting member, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.For more information, please visit www.snm.org/namechange.
Exhibit/Poster Hall Opening & Welcome Reception—Hosted by the 2012 Annual Meeting Exhibitors
SNM's Exhibit/Poster Hall is always packed with more than 150 companies representing the latest innovations in molecular imaging and nuclear medicine products and services. In addition, view scientific posters in the Poster Hall representing notable studies and conclusions in this dynamic field of medicine.
Network with your colleagues, meet new friends, gain new knowledge and listen to live musical entertainment in the SNM Booth while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and refreshments.
Please stop by and thank exhibiting companies for their generous support of the SNM 2012 Annual Meeting. The Exhibit/Poster Hall will be open from Saturday evening to Tuesday afternoon during the SNM Annual Meeting.
Exhibitor User Meetings
Several of SNM’s 2012 Exhibitors will be hosting customer events and programs, and they want YOU to attend! These educational and social events allow you to “Mix and Mingle” with exhibitors while providing you with important information about what their company and their latest products and services can offer you and your organization to stay abreast of the latest changes and advances in the industry. All user meeting events will be held on Sunday, June 10th or Monday, June 11th.
SNM Booth - #443
Attendees will find one of the most sought after areas in the Exhibit Hall in a convenient location. In addition to viewing live exhibitor demonstrations, the SNM booth allows attendees to gather important information about MOC modules, purchase specialty products and books, learn more about the SNM 2012 Virtual Meeting, and receive copies of JNM and JNMT.
SNMTS New Professionals Reception – June 9 | 7:00 – 8:30 pm
By Invitation Only: New professionals -- individuals who have been working in the field for 5-10 years – are invited to attend the First Annual New Professionals Networking Reception. This reception is designed to provide a forum for new professionals to network with the SNMTS leadership as well as other colleagues in the field. In addition, guest speakers will be addressing the most pressing issue in the field today; “Why do we have a job shortage and how does the future look for nuclear medicine?”
SNM First Timer’s Orientation – June 10 | 10:30 – 11:00 am
If you are a physician, pharmacist, laboratory professional or scientist attending your first Annual Meeting, join us at
the SNM’s First Timer’s Orientation. Meet new friends and colleagues and learn how to best navigate the meeting to
get the most out of your experience.
Technologist First Timer's Breakfast – June 10 | 10:45 - 11:45am
by Invitation Only
Over 180 attendees attended last year's First Timer's Breakfast, and SNMTS anticipates even more will participate in Miami Beach. The First Timer's breakfast is an excellent opportunity for technologists and students to meet the SNMTS Leadership, and learn how to successfully navigate the Annual Meeting. This informal breakfast and brief presentation will preview the education and social programs to help make the Annual Meeting work for you.
Scientific Papers and Posters
Attend scientific sessions featuring oral and poster presentations by authors of accepted abstracts. Oral sessions are 90 minutes in duration and include up to 7 presentations per session with sufficient time allotted to answer questions from attendees, while poster sessions offer similar content with flexible viewing times. Investigators will be on-hand during the “Meet the Author” poster sessions to discuss their research.
Poster Awards – June 11-12
At the start of each “Meet the Author” poster session, held on Monday, June 11 and Tuesday, June 12, poster finalists (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners) for scientific tracks, as well as educational exhibits, will be recognized for their work. Certificates will be presented to each finalist by the Chair of the Scientific Program Committee, and each winning poster will be identified by a prize ribbon affixed to the poster board.
ACNM NMRO Networking Luncheon – June 11 | 11:30am – 1:00 pm
Must be a current resident to attend.
As a resident, we know how difficult it is to find time to network and meet with other colleagues while attending the meeting. The ACNM Nuclear Medicine Resident's Organization (NMRO) can help! The NMRO will be providing a free box lunch for all attendees. Key leaders, as well as the NMRO Board members, will be in attendance.
Poster Hall Mixer - Sunday, June 10 | 6:30 - 8:30pm | Exhibit Halls A-B
The Radiopharmaceutical Sciences Council and the Center for Molecular Imaging Innovation and Translation are hosting the Sixth Annual Poster Mixer. It's your opportunity to view 1,100 scientific posters, enjoy refreshments, and visit with professional colleagues. This evening poster session mixer offers light food and beverages in a social atmosphere to encourage a lively scientific exchange for poster authors and attendees. The Fourth Annual Job Corner will serve as a meeting place for colleagues to discuss possible job opportunities during the Mixer. Post your ad on the job board or come and view jobs that are posted!
The SNM Technologist Party: "Tanks, Tees, and TECHS!"
Tuesday, June 12 | 9:00pm - 1:00am | Fontainebleau Hotel
You won’t be bored tonight when you visit the SNMTS Boardwalk! Sponsored by the SNM 2012 Annual Meeting Exhibitors, all attendees are invited to this final event of the Annual Meeting. Come dance to a live band, enjoy oceanfront views, test your skills with carnival games, enjoy food just like you’re at the shore, and have the kind of fun that brings you back to your childhood days at the beach. Join your colleagues for the Technologist Section Party before your departure from Miami Beach. Buses will depart Official SNM hotels with shuttle service beginning at 8:30pm. The last bus from the Technologist Party to SNM hotels will depart at 1:15am.
YPC Awards and Luncheon - Sunday, June 10 | 11:00am - 12:30pm | Ballroom D
This SNM-sponsored competition, in association with the SNM Young Professionals Committee (YPC), offers the opportunity to attend a luncheon that showcases young professionals in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging. During the YPC Luncheon, a variety of abstract-related awards are presented to young professionals for the best scientific investigations in basic science or clinical topics.