BIR Annual Congress 2020

5th - 6th November 2020   (GMT+00:00) GMT

With a record number of delegates last year, The BIR Annual Congress continues to get even BIGGER and BETTER in 2020! 

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*:

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Artificial intelligence and workforce
  • Leadership and wellbeing
  • Acute imaging
  • Advances in proton therapy and oncology
  • Patient protection
  • Contrast ultrasound
View event programme

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.

Call for abstracts

The BIR Annual Congress programme organisers welcomes your 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 our interactive touch screens at next year's Congress. We will also display your ePoster as an online resource for people to view your work before, during and after the event.
Please ensure that you have read the abstract submission guidelines. Abstracts submitted after the deadline will not be accepted.

Please note: We will only accept one abstract submission per presenting author per event. If you wish to submit any further abstracts, these will only be considered if you are a co-author and the presenting author is registered for the event.

Submit online here by: 5pm Friday 29 May 2020

Exhibit at the BIR Annual Congress 2020

The BIR Annual Congress 2020 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
This year's Congress dinner will be held at Brasserie Blanc – Southbak (a short walk from the Congress venue). Tickets are £55. 

To attend the dinner, please book online and select the dinner ticket or call us on 020 3668 2220.

Registration fees:
BIR member: Plan 1 £175
BIR member: Plan 2 £150
BIR member: Trainee £150
BIR member: Retired/Student £120
Non-member £260

BIR member: Plan 1 £195
BIR member: Plan 2 £170
BIR member: Trainee £170
BIR member: Retired/Student £140
Non-member £300

BIR member: Plan 1 £285
BIR member: Plan 2 £240
BIR member: Trainee £240
BIR member: Retired/Student £190
Non-member £400

BIR member: Plan 1 £330
BIR member: Plan 2 £280
BIR member: Trainee £280
BIR member: Retired/Student £220
Non-member £475

*Early bird rates expire on 31 August 2020

More information coming soon!

Photography disclaimer

The British Institute of Radiology may take photos at events. These images will be used by the BIR to share news about the event and to publicise upcoming events. Images may be used in press releases, printed publicity and published on the website and social media. They will be stored securely, and will be deleted after they are no longer needed for publicity purposes.

Please note, by registering for a BIR event you are giving consent for your photo to be used by the BIR for marketing and publicity purposes. If you would prefer not to be photographed, please email the BIR events team or speak to a member of staff on the day.





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

GE Healthcare Ltd

GE Healthcare is a leading provider of medical imaging, monitoring, and life science technologies. GE Healthcare enables precision health in diagnostics, therapeutics and monitoring through intelligent devices, data analytics, applications and services to help providers, researchers and life sciences companies in their mission to improve outcomes for patients around the world.

Philips Healthcare

Enabling better health and better care at lower cost Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people`s lives across the health continuum - from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips delivers integrated solutions that improve people`s health and enable better outcomes. Partnering with its customers, Philips seeks to transform how healthcare is delivered and experienced. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care.

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