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RSNA Press Release

MEETING FACTS

Released: October 27, 2011

Media Contacts: RSNA Newsroom 1-312-949-3233
Before 11/26/2011 or after 12/01/2011: RSNA Media Relations: 1-630- 590-7762

Linda Brooks
1-630-590-7738
lbrooks@rsna.org


97th SCIENTIFIC ASSEMBLY AND ANNUAL MEETING, RADIOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA

Sunday, November 27 – Friday, December 2, 2011, McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois

MEETING FACTS
(as of 11/14/11, 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 2% compared with 2010;
  • For RSNA 2011, the Society has secured more than 120,000 room nights at 79 downtown Chicago hotels;
  • 685 technical exhibits will occupy 463,150 square feet;
  • 119 (12%) of the exhibitors are first-time exhibitors at RSNA;
  • Attendees will contribute over $133 million to Chicago's economy;
  • 1,831 scientific papers in 16 subspecialties: 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;
  • 233 refresher courses and 127 multisessions;
  • 2,124 education exhibits and 1,188 scientific posters will be featured in the Lakeside Learning Center.

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