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15th 16th April 2021
Hi, Olá and Hola all,
The annual Postgraduate (PG) Symposium of the British and Irish Chapter of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (BIC-ISMRM) will be organized for the first time ever in collaboration with the newly formed Iberian ISMRM Chapter! 
 
After a year in which Brexit and the Pandemic dominated our agendas and threatened our desire to remain linked, isn’t this a Positive Spin around? What happens when a British, an Iberian and an Irish scientist logon to a virtual environment? Well, what a great experiment that would be... Let’s do it! This would be the perfect opportunity for PG students from all over the UK, Spain and Portugal to disseminate their work.
 
Together with our talented Event Planner Investigators (EPI) Team, our main mission is to ensure everybody gets the most out of the event. If there’s anything that we can learn from previous experiences is that online meetings come with advantages, but with a massive lack of networking opportunities.. which is especially important for early career stages! To address this issue, a new buddy system will be introduced at this year’s meeting and we will give you the opportunity to share a brief introduction of yourself.
 
We are looking forward to seeing you at the conference, we hope you'll be happy to (virtually) put yourself out there!

This year’s meeting will be held online on April 15th and 16th 2021 in the afternoon. The program includes traditional scientific talks and interactive poster sessions. In addition, we have planned two informal sessions aiming to inspire and support PG students on their future career choices.
..Do you fancy a sneak peak of the conference? Watch the video!


Online meeting fatigue is real, read about it here.
We hope that the breaks in between sessions will help you reduce it!


The virtual events experience is somewhat different from in-person one, but it comes with benefits that you wouldn't get from ordinary conference.

Six reasons why online meetings are extraordinary are:
22nd March to 12th April (12 pm BST) - Conference registration
 
A limited number of tickets will be available.

Submitting an abstract does not automatically register you to the conference.
Presenters have already been notified of the submission outcome.
If you are a presenter and you have not receive any email, please check your junk/spam folder before emailing the organisers.
To contact Laura by email, click here!
To contact Ana by email, click here!

Did you hear us talking about fun earlier? That’s right! We didn’t forget it…!

The "..Shhhhhake it off" social event is designed to wake-up our body and mind after the first day of conference! Read here about benefits of dancing at work. Are you ready??
Click on the pic to register for only £7!
More info on the school and the fabulous teacher available on the official website!

Are you not planning to come to the conference but you need to "shake it off"? Register to this event anyway, we will have fun together!
Important date and deadlines
The calendar will keep you up to date with key dates and deadlines.
 
Click on the pics below to view it or to add it in your personal calendar.
 
Day/time indicated may vary closer to the date.
Student Observer Candidates are...
Candidates for being the next student observer of the British and Irish Chapter of the ISMRM have been found!

To hear more from them:
Click here to watch the Student Observer presentations
and to leave comments and suggestions for the oncoming year!

The candidate will be elected at the conference.

Ticket to attend the vote only are available.
Candidates in pills:
CLOSED
Abstract submission

Thanks to everyone has submitted and abstract for the conference!

Presenters will be notified at the end of March.
Being a Conference buddy

Thank you so much to have signed-up for the new Conference Buddy program!

You'll receive more instructions soon.
Do not forget to check the spam/junk folder.
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A huge thank you to the sponsors of the event!