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RSNA Press Release

MEETING FACTS

Released: November 15, 2010

Media Contacts:
RSNA Media Relations: 1-630-590-7762
Linda Brooks
1-630-590-7738
lbrooks@rsna.org
Maureen Morley
1-630-590-7754
mmorley@rsna.org

96th SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY AND ANNUAL MEETING RADIOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA

Sunday, November 28 – Friday, December 3, 2010 McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

MEETING FACTS
(as of 11/15/10, some numbers subject to change)

The Scientific Assembly and Annual Meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA®) is the world's premier scientific and educational forum in radiology.

Facts about the meeting include:

  • Six days of educational programs for radiologists, radiation oncologists, physicists in medicine, radiologic technologists and allied health care professionals;
  • Total registration for professionals and guests is up 4% compared with 2009;
  • For RSNA 2010, the Society has secured more than 110,000 room nights at 80 downtown Chicago hotels;
  • 681 technical exhibits will occupy over 453,450 square feet;
  • 108 (16%) of the exhibitors are first-time exhibitors at RSNA;
  • Attendees will contribute an estimated $125 million to Chicago's economy;
  • 1,769 scientific papers and oral presentations in 16 subspecialties will be presented: breast; cardiac; chest; emergency radiology; gastrointestinal; genitourinary; health services, policy and research; informatics; molecular imaging; musculoskeletal; neuroradiology; nuclear medicine; pediatric; physics; radiation oncology and radiobiology; and vascular and interventional;
  • 232 refresher courses, which are the meeting's most popular feature, will be presented by authorities in the field;
  • 1,915 education exhibits and 679 scientific posters will be featured in the Lakeside Learning Center.

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