Special Events and Networking Opportunities

Saturday, March 23

JVIR Reviewer Reception

(Invitation Only)
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Location JW Marriott Austin Grand Salon 1

The Journal of Vascular Interventional Radiology honors its outstanding reviewers for their superior editorial service in 2018. These individuals distinguished themselves through the degree of excellence and insight of their reviews, efficiency by which they work and the impressive quantity of reviews they completely on behalf of JVIR. Refreshments will be provided.

RFS Section Reception

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Location JW Marriott Austin, Grand Salon 2


ECS Networking Reception 

5:30 p.m.- 6:30 pm
Location JW Marriott Austin, Grand Salon 7

The Early Career Section (ECS) is composed of young professionals who are in their first eight (8) years of practice. The Early Career Section reception provides a venue for SIR members in their first 8 years of practice to connect and network. Complimentary refreshments and food will be served.


Women In IR Reception

5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
Location JW Marriott Austin, Grand Salon 8

The Women in IR reception provides a venue to promote women within the specialty by inspiring and empowering women interventional radiologists. Complimentary refreshments and food will be served.


Opening Reception

6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.
Location JW Marriott Austin, Grand Salon 5

Don't miss out! The complimentary annual Opening Reception is open to all attendees and registered guests. Enjoy this great opportunity for informal networking and relaxation with colleagues and friends. All hotels are within a short walking distance.


Sunday, March 24

JVIR Editorial Luncheon

(Invitation Only)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Austin Convention Center, Room 19A

SIR Foundation Gala (Advance Ticket Purchase Required)

6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
Four Seasons Austin 

This inspirational and entertaining event brings hundreds of interventional radiologists, allied health professionals, industry leaders and passionate philanthropists together to support interventional radiology research. Contact Becca Ginns, SIR Foundation senior manager of development, bginns@sirweb.org or (703) 460-5598, or Terrianne Zeifman, SIR Foundation development director, tzeifman@sirweb.org or (703) 460-5591.


Monday, March 25

WIR InspIRed Lecture
(Registration Required)
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. 

Austin Convention Center, Room 19 AB


Annual FSIR Business Meeting and Dinner 

(Invitation Only)

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 pm
Brazos Hall, Austin, TX


Tuesday, March 26

Members' Business Meeting

12:00 p.m.- 1:00 p.m.
Austin Convention Center, Room 9C

All SIR members should plan to attend this annual business meeting on Tuesday afternoon. Members' opinions and concerns regarding the future of the field of interventional radiology and the future of the society may be presented and discussed at this time. Please visit the members section of the SIR website, sirweb.org, 30 days prior to the meeting to review the agenda, or pick up a copy at the door just prior to the business meeting. SIR members only. Box lunches will be available.


Poster Reception 

6:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Austin Convention Center, Halls 2-4

All attendees are invited to this popular event to view the SIR 2019 scientific posters, which will be represented by the authors. This reception is also the place to hear the announcement of the 2019 Outstanding Poster Award recipients. You don't want to miss it!

*all times, dates and locations subject to change