01 July 2019 | News
Dr Santanu Sen inaugurates Sono Summit 2019
The ‘Indian Radiological & Imaging Association’ (IRIA), today announced the inauguration of SONO SUMMIT 2019, India’s largest International Ultrasound Conference at Chennai Trade Centre, Nandambakkam, Chennai. The conference was inaugurated by Hon’ble Member of Parliament Dr. Santanu Sen and National President of Indian Medical Association in the esteemed presence of Guest of Honour, Dr. Ulrike M Hamper, Director, John Hopkins University, USA, Dr. Hemant Patel, President, IRIA, Dr. Rajeev Singh, Secretary-General, IRIA and senior officials from healthcare sector to debate, discuss and explore several avenues in Radiology.
The first-of-its-kind summit will host the talks of international faculties including Dr. Priyanka Jha from University of California San Francisco; Dr. Anil Ahuja, Professor of Diagnostic Radiology & Organ Imaging, Department of Imaging & Interventional Radiology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong; Dr. Ravi Devidas Kadasne, Specialist: Radiologist & Radiology, NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Ain and Dr. Girish Gandikota, Professor, Radiology & Rheumatology, Associate Program Director, Residency Program, Division of Musculoskeletal Radiology and many others.
The main focus of SONO SUMMIT 2019 would be Sonography, aims at bringing together radiologists from across globe on one single platform, with an objective to take Sonography to the next level by increasing awareness, practical demonstration and productive sessions which provides a clear picture about the current trend and latest technologies in the sector. The summit will be guided by world’s renowned faculties in ultrasound which will not only enrich the delegates with their vast knowledge and experience but also provide the participants the best exposure and expertise.
Commenting on the inaugural ceremony, Dr. Hemant Patel, President, IRIA, said, “We are proud to host this India’s largest ultrasound conference “SONO Summit 2019” in Chennai as India today exhibits exponential growth in healthcare sector and a summit such as this provides an opportunity to exchange ideas and knowledge, debate issues of real importance to the development of Sonography”.
Dr. Rajeev Singh, Secretary General, IRIA, said, “This summit is specially designed by IRIA aims at giving impetus to the existing ultrasound practitioners especially the beginners by conducting workshops, live demos and interactive sessions etc. This summit is a part of an overall strategy of IRIA to increase awareness about the importance of Sonography, further strengthen and encourage new entities”
This is India’s largest gathering of Ultrasound professionals, with an estimated 1300 professionals attending the conference during the four days. The summit will witness the participation of around 100 international delegates from across the globe.