85th Annual Conference

April 15-17, 2020

The Illinois State Society of Radiologic Technologists is pleased to announce its 85th annual conference, where present and future technologists from across the state of Illinois will gather to network, participate in dynamic educational sessions and talk about the future of the profession.

RADIOLOGY: Adapting to Our Ever Changing World

Schedule of Events (Pending + Subject to Change)

Wednesday, April 15

All Attendees

  • 9:30 a.m.
    Opening Ceremonies
  • 10:00 to 10:50 a.m.
    Business Session I
  • 11:00 to 11:50 a.m.
    Bizarre Side of Radiology (Callaway)
  • 12:00 to 12:50 p.m.
    Lunch
  • 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
    Mixer Event (at DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle Naperville)

Students

  • 1:00 to 1:50 p.m.
    Pass it the First Time (Callaway)
  • 2:00 to 2:50 p.m.
    Multi-modality Patient Care (Watts)
  • 3:00 to 4:50 p.m.
    Student Challenge (all students are welcome to participate)

Educators

  • 1:00 to 1:50 p.m.
    Engaging Students at the Clinical Education Site (Holvey)
  • 2:00 to 2:50 p.m.
    Test Question Writing (Turner)
  • 3:00 to 4:50 p.m.
    Student Challenge

Technologists

  • 1:00 to 1:50 p.m.
    ARRT CQR Process (Larson)
  • 2:00 to 2:50 p.m.
    Lecture TBD (Papp)
  • 3:00 to 3:50 p.m.
    Importance of Professional Societies (Kukec)
  • 4:00 to 4:50 p.m.
    Impact of Quality Imaging (Dr. Tresley)

Thursday, April 16

All Attendees

  • 8:00 to 8:50 a.m.
    Opening & Student Research Paper Presentations
  • 9:00 to 9:50 a.m.
    Key Note Speaker (Bushong)
  • 12:00 to 1:50 p.m.
    Lunch & Business Session II
  • 5:00 to 5:50 p.m.
    Memorial Lecture
  • 6:00 p.m.
    Educator Meet and Greet (Location TBD)

Students

  • 10:00 to 10:50 a.m.
    Legal Aspect of Imaging (Obergfell)
  • 11:00 to 11:50 a.m.
    And you thought Physics had to be Boring (Callaway)
  • 2:00 to 4:50 p.m.
    Radiography Scholar Bowl Competition (pre-registration required)
    * Jeopardy game will be available to students of other imaging modalities during Scholar Bowl competition.

Educators

  • 10:00 to 10:50 a.m.
    Inter-professional Education (Smith)
  • 11:00 to 11:50 a.m.
    Clinical Simulations to Increase Empathy & Emotional Intelligence (DeBaillie)
  • 2:00 to 4:50 p.m.
    Radiography Scholar Bowl Competition (pre-registration required)
    * Jeopardy game will be available to students of other imaging modalities during Scholar Bowl competition.

Technologists

  • 10:00 to 10:50 a.m.
    It Takes a Village (Bertellotti)
  • 11:00 to 11:50 a.m.
    Culture of Care Approach (Yarshen)
  • 2:00 to 3:50 p.m.
    Active Shooter Preparedness & Response (Darden) 1 1⁄2 hrs.
  • 4:00 to 4:50 p.m.
    Lecture (TBD)

Friday, April 17

All Attendees

  • 8:00 to 8:50 a.m.
    Opening & Announcements
  • 1:00 p.m.
    Dismissal
  • Post-conference Board Meeting (for all elected board members)

Students

  • 9:00 to 9:50 a.m.
    Are You Sure You Want to Post That? (Thacker)
  • 10:00 to 10:50 a.m.
    Babbling Brainstorm to Professional Portfolio (Holvey)
  • 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Scholar Bowl Finals
  • 12:30 p.m.
    Awards Ceremony

Educators

  • 9:00 to 10:50 a.m.
    Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Clinical – Parts 1 and 2 (Werderman)
  • 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
    Scholar Bowl Finals
  • 12:30 p.m.
    Awards Ceremony

Technologists

  • 9:00 to 9:50 a.m.
    Radiation Therapy (Mixen)
  • 10:00 to 10:50 a.m.
    Meeting the Healthcare Needs of Transgender Patients (Murphy)
  • 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    Lecture TBD (Loughlin)
  • 12:00 to 12:50 p.m.
    Lecture (TBD)

Registration Options

Students & Educators

  • Educators: $150
  • ISSRT Student Members EarlyBird: $99
    must register and pay by April 1
  • Student Non-Member: $155

Technologists

  • ISSRT Technologists:
    • Wednesday Only: $50
    • Thursday Only: $50
    • Friday Only: $50
    • Full Conference EarlyBird: $150
      must register and pay by April 1
  • Technologist Non-Member: $250

Other Registrations

  • Complimentary Registration
    • Board Members
    • Speakers
  • Vendor Registration: $125
    only vendors approved by the 2020 Conference Chair, up to two exhibitors allowed per vendor

Hotel Information

DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle Naperville
3003 Corporate West Drive
Lisle, Illinois 60532
(630) 505-0900
Hotel Website
Book Your Room at the ISSRT Rate

Scholar Bowl Team Registration

Speaker Bios

Related Links

Past Conference Information