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19 – 20 June 2021
Byron Bay

11 RANZCR CPD points


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Professor Eliot Siegel

Professor Eliot Siegel

Vice Chair U. Maryland School of Medicine, Chief Radiology & Nuclear Medicine, Vice Chair Information systems, Professor of Computer Science and of Bioengineering

Professor Eliot Siegel is Professor and Vice Chair of Research Information Systems at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, as well as Chief of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine for the Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, both in Baltimore, MD.  He has adjunct appointments as Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Maryland College Park and as Professor of Computer Science at the University of Maryland Baltimore County campus.  Dr. Siegel has also served as imaging informatics consultant to the National Cancer Institute.

Under his guidance, the VA Maryland Healthcare System became the first filmless healthcare enterprise in the United States. He has written over 300 articles and book chapters about PACS (Picture Archiving and Communication Systems) and digital imaging, and has edited numerous books on the topic, including Filmless Radiology and Security Issues in the Digital Medical Enterprise. He has made more than 1,000 presentations throughout the world on a broad range of topics involving the use of computers in medicine. 

Dr. Siegel has won numerous teaching awards at the University of Maryland including medical school mentor of the year.  He has been named as overall Radiology Researcher of the Year by his peers and separately as Educator of the year.  Dr. Siegel has also been selected by the editorial board of Medical Imaging as one of the top radiologists in the US on multiple occasions.  

Eliot served as “lead” for imaging for the NCI’s caBIG project for several years.  He was overall symposium chairman for the Society of Photo-optical and Industrial Engineers (SPIE) Medical Imaging Meeting for three years, served as chair of Publications for the Society of Computer Applications in Radiology (SIIM) and has been honored as a fellow in that organization and has served multiple terms on the board of directors for SIIM. He is currently co-chair of the annual Conference on Machine Learning in Medical Imaging.  He served as chairman of the RSNA’s Medical Imaging Resource Committee. Dr. Siegel also worked with the IBM “Jeopardy” team to help “educate” the “Dr. Watson” software in the field of medicine.  His areas of interest and responsibility at both the local and national levels include digital imaging and PACS, telemedicine, the electronic medical record, and informatics and artificial intelligence in medicine.

Dr Bridget Sutton

Dr Bridget Sutton

Dr Sutton is a radiologist, sub-specialised in obstetric and gynaecological imaging, and co-director of SOGI SCAN I-Med in Brisbane. She has extensive experience in the fields of prenatal ultrasound and fetal MRI and helped to establish the fetal MRI unit at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital.

She pioneered the gynaecological MRI service at the RBWH in 2001, where she maintains a specialist appointment. Dr Sutton works closely with fertility specialists and gynaecologists to provide imaging insight into pelvic disorders such as endometriosis, and has expertise in adolescent gynaecology imaging including complex Müllerian anomalies and disorders of sexual development.

Dr Catherine Jones

Dr Catherine Jones

Thoracic Radiologist and Chest Lead

Prior to her surgical and radiological training in the UK, Dr Jones earned degrees in mathematics and physics, then medicine at the University of Queensland. After a cardiothoracic radiology fellowship in Vancouver, Canada she returned to Australia to begin private practice with the I-MED Radiology Network. Now, as cardiothoracic lead at I-MED, Dr Jones is an executive member of the Australian and New Zealand Society of Thoracic Radiology and sits on multiple committees at the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists. She is the thoracic radiology AI development clinical lead for developing comprehensive AI imaging solutions.

Dr. Ian Kadish, MBBCh, MBAIan

Dr. Ian Kadish, MBBCh, MBAIan

Managing Director & CEO Integral Diagnostics

Dr Ian Kadish was appointed Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Integral Diagnostics on 22 May 2017. Ian began his career as a medical doctor in Johannesburg, South Africa.

He subsequently completed an MBA at the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania (Dean’s List, May 1990) and followed this with several roles overseas including McKinsey and Company, CSC Healthcare in New York City, and Netcare, a major hospital group in South Africa and the United Kingdom, where Dr Kadish was an Executive Director from 1997 to 2006. Ian was instrumental in growing the group from five hospitals with a market capitalisation of $60 million, to 119 hospitals and a market capitalisation of $3 billion.

Since migrating to Australia in 2006, Dr Kadish’s roles have included CEO and MD of Healthcare Australia, CEO and MD of Pulse Health Group (previously ASX-listed hospital group) and CEO of Laverty Pathology.

Ian is also a Non-Executive Director of Teaminvest Private Group Limited (ASX:TIP).

Associate Professor Jerome Maller

Associate Professor Jerome Maller

MRI Clinical Science Specialist,General Electric Healthcare

Associate Professor Jerome Maller is an MRI Clinical Science Specialist at General Electric Healthcare. He focuses mostly on prototype MRI hardware and software development and assessment, primarily in the context of diffusion weighted imaging. Jerome is also a neuroscientist, Adjunct Associate Professor at Monash University, Adjunct Professor at the Australian National University, Research Fellow at the University of Sydney, and Honorary Principal Fellow at the University of Wollongong.

Jerome has been in the field of neuroscience for over 20 years and as such has been involved in the rapid advancement of many of imaging and stimulation technologies, such as magnetic resonance imaging, transcranial magnetic stimulation, ultrasound, electroencephalography, electrovestibulography, and infrared imaging. Equipped with this experience and specialized skill set, he aims to apply his niche abilities to develop new diagnostic tools and treatment strategies for psychiatric and medical disorders. He has been awarded various degrees which were completed at a variety of renown universities, supervised students from first year undergraduate to final year PhD studies encompassing various fields including psychology, neuropsychology, psychiatry, neuroimaging, neurophysiology, medicine, statistics, computer science, biomedical engineering, and physics. Jerome has published more than 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals, he is a reviewer for 45 international journals and been an invited speaker at a number of conferences and symposia.

Dr Julian Adler

Dr Julian Adler

CEO Sonic Imaging

Julian Adler is a practicing radiologist and was appointed as CEO of the Imaging Division of Sonic Healthcare in February 2020. He is also the current President of the Australian Diagnostic Imaging Association. He trained in radiology in Western Australia and then undertook a fellowship in neuroradiology in Vancouver, Canada. He has held a number of other leadership positions in private radiology and he was a co-founder of Everlight Radiology.

Kirsten Boedeker

Kirsten Boedeker

Senior Manager of Medical Physics, Canon Medical Systems Corporation

Medical physicist and industry leader in the development, application, and implementation of image quality assessments to meet engineering, clinical, regulatory and marketing/business needs. Extensive experience in both R&D and technical product marketing. A leading global expert in image quality and quality assurance.


Professor Meng Law

Professor Meng Law

Director of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Program with Alfred Health

Professor Meng Law is Director of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine Program with Alfred Health, Professor of Radiology, Neuroscience, Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering with Monash University and Director of iBRAIN (Integrative Biomedical Research in AI and Neuroimaging Lab).


Professor Michael Hofman

Professor Michael Hofman

Nuclear medicine physician at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Professor Michael Hofman is a nuclear medicine physician at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Melbourne, Australia’s only public hospital dedicated to cancer treatment, research and education. He has a co-appointment at the University of Melbourne and previously completed a fellowship at Guy’s & St Thomas’ hospital in London.

Professor Hofman’s is the director of the Prostate Cancer Theranostics and Imaging Centre of Excellence (ProsTIC) at Peter Mac. His research is currently focussed on improving outcomes for men with prostate cancer and he is engaged in pre-clinical, and phase 1 to 3 research. He has led several landmark clinical trials of PSMA imaging and therapy including the ProPSMA Study which has established PSMA PET/CT as a replacement for standard CT and bone scanning, and the TheraP study comparing Lu-177-PSMA to cabazitaxel chemotherapy.

He has authored or co-authored over 180 peer-reviewed articles and is a scientific member of the Australasian Radiopharmaceutical Trials Network (ARTnet), Vice-Chairperson of the Oncology Scientific Program for the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNM) and Board Member of the SNMMI Theranostic Center of Excellence. In these roles, he aims to progress the field through clinical trial development and execution. He is an editor for several international journals including the Journal of Nuclear Medicine.

Paul Kelly

Paul Kelly

Eastern Health Tutor Radiographer

Was born in Oslo and moved to Sydney early in life. He worked in Canberra as a public servant then moved back to Norway to complete a Medical Imaging degree at Oslo College for Health Sciences prior to working at the Red Cross Hospital Oslo.

Paul undertook a course in MRI at John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford then returned to supervise the MRI services back at the Red Cross Hospital.

Paul’s time in Norway lasted 10 years during which he became heavily involved in promoting Rugby Union.  He qualified to play for the Norwegian National team due to his Norwegian heritage and captained Norway in the build-up to the 1999 Rugby World Cup as well as the Norwegian international 7-a side team.

Paul currently works at Box Hill Hospital as the Medical Imaging Clinical Tutor responsible for the Medical Imaging Intern Program for the Eastern Health Network.  This role also includes the clinical teaching and mentoring of medical imaging undergraduate students from 3 Victorian Universities plus in-service programs throughout Eastern Health.

Paul has been engaged as a casual academic lecturer at RMIT University, specialising in image anatomy and pathology.  His post-graduate education includes a Graduate Diploma in Radiographic Image Interpretation.

Future goals include playing guitar with my brother-in-law at a Sunday afternoon venue and sounding (nearly) as good as the ‘other’ Paul Kelly.

Dr Ron Shnier

Dr Ron Shnier

CMO I-MED Radiology

Dr Ronald Shnier is a practising Radiologist specialising in MSK and Prostate Imaging and he is also the Chief Medical Officer of I-MED Radiology Network. Dr Shnier completed his Radiology training at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and undertook a MSK fellowship at UCLA in 1991. 

Dr Shnier was the co-author of the OMERACT scoring system used internationally in the assessment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and he is currently participating in an international trial looking at lymph node spread in Prostate Cancer, as well as the role of MRI in active surveillance.

His other relevant positions include non-executive director of the Permira I-MED board, Director of Artificial intelligence for I-MED and Vice president of ADIA (previous past president). Previously Dr Shnier was the General Manager of Mayne Diagnostic Imaging and the Clinical Director of the Neuroscience Research Centre in Randwick.

Dr Shrey Viranna

Dr Shrey Viranna

Chief Executive Officer of I-MED Radiology Network

Dr Shrey Viranna commenced in March 2020 as Chief Executive Officer of I-MED Radiology Network.  He is also a Director of Dr Jones & Partners Medical Imaging, I-MED’s joint venture partner in South Australia.

Prior to joining I-MED Radiology Network, Dr Viranna was Group CEO of Life Healthcare Group, a South African headquartered healthcare company with a presence in 14 countries across South Africa, Europe and India.

Dr Viranna trained and practiced as a medical doctor in South Africa, and before joining Life Healthcare Group, he ran the healthcare, behavioural economics-based wellness and credit card businesses for Discovery, an independent South African financial services business. Prior to this, he was a partner at McKinsey & Co where he established and led the healthcare practice in Africa.

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Elements Resort and Spa

44 Bayshore Drive Byron Bay NSW 2481

Enjoy world-class facilities and unforgettable experiences during your stay at Elements of Byron. Reconnect with yourself, your loved ones and nature, by the pool, in the spa or at the beach. Barefoot Luxury at every step.



Beach Hotel Resort ( )
RADAIM delegates will receive a 10% discount when booking 2 night+ stays surrounding the conference dates of 19-20 June.
Delegates must mention RADAIM when booking by phone or use the code RADAIM10 when booking online.
The phone number is 02 66856402

Byron Bay Hotel Apartments ( )
Delegates must book direct by phone and mention RADAIM to get the lowest price available.
The phone number is 02 66398700

Bayshore Bungalows ( )
RADAIM delegates will receive a 10% discount when booking 2 night+ stays surrounding the conference dates of 19-20 June.
2 bed bungalows are available.
Delegates must mention RADAIM10 and book by phone.
The phone number is 02 66855693

Delegate Activities

Go Sea Kayak Byron Bay

Owned and operated by Byron Bay Surf Life Saving Club stalwart , Kurt Tutt all of our team are highly trained surf lifesavers and local water men and women. We will take the best of care of you on your adventures with us.

Thanks to Go Sea Kayaks, you enjoy a discount of $25 to be used for either the Byron Bay Sea Kayak Tour or the Brunswick River Kayak Tour.  Simply use the code “RADAIM” when checking out.


Cape Byron Distillery

Cape Byron Distillery is perched in the heart of the Brook Family’s 96 acre Farm (Brookfarm) in the hinterland of Byron Bay. From the top of the farm, you can see the first light pass over the lighthouse. The distillery itself rests amongst the macadamia orchard & rainforest that the Brook’s have regenerated. The distillery was purpose-built on one of the only bare plots of land remaining. Inside you will find our custom-made copper pot still (named George), next to our cellar door bar made from locally sourced Norfolk pine and recycled materials.

Our cellar door is open for booked tours, tastings and cocktail visits!
How to Book: Tours can be booked via the “Book Now” link below.
Given the present climate, bookings are essential for all other visits, whether that be for a tasting, a private group session, or to simply come in and enjoy a drink or two on the balcony. Non-tour visits can be booked via email [email protected] or phone +61 (2) 6684 7961.
Please do not come to our venue if you’re experiencing signs of illness. Cape Byron Distillery is a COVID Safe business, and due to the necessary compliance with NSW Public Health, all visitors are required to comply with our Conditions of Entry.


Cape Byron Aboriginal Tour

Explore Byron Bay Guided Aboriginal Tours, has kindly offered to Bring a Friend for free to RADAIM delegates.
Just mention RADAIM when booking either the Cape Byron Aboriginal Tour, the Broken Head Aboriginal Tour or the Bangalow Bush Tucker Tour.

Blackdog Surfing

Blackdog Surf School has a wide range of surf lesson packages for all ages and levels, and if you are looking for something extra, we also provide a selection of Combined Value Tours. As a local family business running since 2001.

Visit to book and use RADAIMSurf” as a code.