BIR Annual Congress 2019

7th - 8th November 2019   (GMT+00:00) GMT

The BIR Annual Congress continues to get BIGGER and BETTER! Now at etc.venues County Hall with three exciting streams that offer a comprehensive programme on the latest innovations in imaging and treatment to medical imaging professionals and their senior management teams. 

Taking place over two days, the event provides excellent opportunities to meet delegates and network in an open and relaxed environment (including an opportunity to attend Congress dinner and networking drinks).

This year's streams include:

  • Imaging in obesity
  • Radiology errors and artificial intelligence
  • Management
  • Patient dose
  • Incidentalomas
  • Post-treatment imaging
  • Cases from the archives

Who should attend?
Anyone with an interest and passion for radiology, radiation oncology and the underlying sciences, including radiologists, physicists, radiographers, oncologists, physicians, radiation protection advisers and supervisors.

View full event programme

Call for abstracts
We are looking for abstracts for ePoster presentations relating to all areas of medical imaging and radiotherapy, including educational, case reports, audits and research.
If your abstract is accepted you will be invited to present an ePoster on one of our touch screens at this years Annual Congress. We will also display your ePoster as an online resource, so people will also be able to view your work before, during and after the event.
Abstracts can be submitted via our website at:
Please ensure that you have read the abstract submission guidelines. Abstracts submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.
Submission deadline: 5pm on Friday 31 May 2019

Exhibit at the BIR Annual Congress 2018 
The BIR Annual Congress 2019 offers sponsors and exhibitors an excellent opportunity to reach out to a large number of multidisciplinary medical professionals in a relaxed environment. Please view the exhibiting and sponsorship brochure to see the packages available.

To secure sponsorship at the congress, please complete and return the booking form to:

Congress dinner
More information coming soon!

Registration fees:
BIR member: Plan 1 £165
BIR member: Plan 2 £140
BIR member: Trainee £140
BIR member: Retired/Student £110
Non-member £255

BIR member: Plan 1 £195
BIR member: Plan 2 £160
BIR member: Trainee £160
BIR member: Retired/Student £130
Non-member £300

BIR member: Plan 1 £275
BIR member: Plan 2 £230
BIR member: Trainee £230
BIR member: Retired/Student £180
Non-member £400

BIR member: Plan 1 £320
BIR member: Plan 2 £270
BIR member: Trainee £270
BIR member: Retired/Student £210
Non-member £470

*Early bird rates expire on 31 August 2019

Accommodation for the Congress can be booked here. The BIR has secured preferential rates for a selection of local hotels, at a range of costs and all within walking and/or close transport links of the Congress venue. These rates offer considerable savings on hotels' normal rates.








We are very grateful to the following organisations for supporting this event.


Bayer’s Radiology business is well placed to be the partner of choice in helping NHS trusts to address the many challenges faced today including the increasing need for governance to demonstrate best practice and improving patient care within increasing financial constraints. With market-leading contrast media and power injector systems, Bayer is able to offer innovative patient care and with the addition of its informatics platform, it can support radiology departments in driving protocol standardisation and easily accessible audit data that enable departments to meet further challenges faced around contrast and radiation dose management. 0118 2063999

BlueEarth Diagnostics

DMC Healthcare

DMC Radiology Reporting has been meeting the demand for high-quality, accurate diagnostic reporting services across the UK since 2012. Sub-speciality radiology expertise is at the core of our business. We are trusted not only by radiologists but also clinicians at referring Trusts.

Everlight Radiology

Everlight Radiology is a global teleradiology company providing radiology reporting services to hospitals in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand. Our team of 300+ consultant radiologists provide 24/7 365 days a year reporting. With a ‘follow the sun’ business model, Everlight Radiology is a leader in emergency radiology. We have radiologists based in every major time zone, ensuring that our clients and their patients receive a report from an alert, NHS experienced, consultant radiologist, working during their daytime hours. In our world, every second is critical, which is why we guarantee report delivery within an hour for urgent cases.

GE Healthcare

GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE works on things that matter – great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.


MEDICA are the largest teleradiology provider in the UK servicing over 50% of the NHS. In addition to our urgent reporting service (NightHawk), we provide subspecialist reporting for CT, MR, mpMRI (Prostate), Cardiac, CT Colonography, plain film and Nuclear Medicine. We have over 350 Consultant Radiologists, of which over 50% say that they joined us because of a positive recommendation from a colleague. Today we are looking for Radiologists who are interested in reporting from home or being set up in a reporting centre.


Philips Healthcare

Philips Healthcare is a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging systems and related services. Following the recent programme of acquisitions the company offers a comprehensive porfolio of healthcare products including conventional X-ray systems, dedicated systems for cardiovascular and interventional procedures; CT and MRI scanners, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy planning, echocardiography, digital ultrasound, patient cardiac monitoring equipment and PACS.

Royal Osteoporosis Society

Siemens Healthineers

At Siemens Healthineers, our purpose is to enable healthcare providers to increase value by empowering them on their journey towards expanding precision medicine, transforming care delivery, and improving patient experience, all enabled by digitalising healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients globally everyday benefit from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services. We are a leading medical technology company with over 170 years of experience and 18,000 patents globally. With more than 48,000 dedicated colleagues in 75 countries, we will continue to innovate and shape the future of healthcare. For more information and latest product line, please visit