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The Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia Executive in conjunction with the Annual Scientific Meeting Organising Committee, would like to invite submission of abstracts from Registrars/IR Fellows, on original work, for consideration as an Oral presentation at IRSA’s Annual Scientific meeting taking place in Christchurch, New Zealand on 5-7 August 2024.

The winner of the Registrars/IR Fellow Oral presentation receives the following prize jointly offered by IRSA and CIRSE

  • Free registration to the CIRSE 2024 Congress in Lisbon, Portugal from 14-18 September.

  • Return economy flight and 5 nights hotel accommodation

In addition, all successful abstracts will be published in the Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology (JMIRO)


Submission of abstracts are due for submission by 31st May 2024.

Only shortlisted abstracts will be invited for presentation at the Annual Scientific Meeting and will be expected to attend in person.

Applicants are expected to be informed of the acceptance results by 14 June 2024.

To apply, please ensure that you carefully read the terms and conditions. Should you have any questions, please contact the IRSA secretariat directly –

We will also be accepting abstracts from Nurses/Radiographers for an e-poster presentation at 2024 ASM. Please click HERE  for more information.

Please see the Registrar/IR Fellow Submission Form below.

Terms and conditions

  • Eligible applicants must be current accredited RANZCR radiology registrars or IR fellows residing in Australia and New Zealand. Applicants must still be a registrar or IR fellow at the time of the presentation at the IRSA ASM. 

  • Abstracts must not exceed 400 words. (This limit applies to the main body of the abstract only and excludes the abstract title, authors, affiliations, and references). 

  • The abstract title should be short and informative. Key words should be listed below the main body of the abstract. 

  • All presenting authors must include a one-page summary CV.  

  • Short listing of submissions will be made by members of the IRSA Executive. 

  • Judging will be conducted at the ASM by two judges appointed by IRSA. The judges’ decision will be final. 

  • The winner of the prize will be expected to attend the Final ASM Dinner event at the IRSA ASM to receive their prize. 

  • The prize must be taken in 2024.

  • The prize is non-transferrable and may not be taken in cash value.

  • Travel and accommodation arrangements will be made by IRSA and CIRSE; there will be no reimbursement or part-payment for travel or accommodation arrangements made by the winner. 

  • The prize does not cover visa costs, meals, travel insurance, transportation (other than a return economy flight) and other incidental costs. 

  •  If none of the submitted abstracts achieve the required standard, the prize may not be awarded.


Thanks for your submission. We will be in contact with you soon.

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