SIR 2016 …where innovation, research and technology come together to improve patient care.  



Vancouver, April 2-7, 2016: No other meeting offers the diversity of topics, the range of learning environments, the unparalleled access to expert faculty and leading thinkers in the specialty.


Learn in the way that works best for you.

Q&A, SAMs, case-based, hands-on options


Enjoy unscripted time with leaders in many areas of IR.

Take advantage of the opportunity to meet the experts.

Step up to your one-stop for MOC.

Up to 27 SAM credits available


Big names tackling the big issues.

IR debates, panels and perspectives from around the world

Hear about the science that is shaping the specialty.

Peer-reviewed scientific abstracts

Experience the IR Domain course.

Back and better than ever: Where you’ll  explore overlapping domains in IR.

Who should attend?

SIR 2016 is designed to meet the educational needs of practicing interventional radiologists, IRs in-training, diagnostic radiologists, and other physicians with a special interest in IR—and is the only venue offering IR education designed specifically for clinical associates. The meeting also offers a supportive and highly interactive introduction to IR for medical students who may be considering the specialty as their focus.  

What will you find?

The world’s foremost experts tackling the most challenging curricula in the specialty. Return home invigorated and ready to take on new clinical and research challenges.

Interventional oncology

Including new advances in Y-90


New! SIR: The Stroke Course
Multidisciplinary lectures and updates in endovascular stroke therapy

Venous disease

The latest technologies for diagnosis, triage and intervention in massive and sub-massive pulmonary embolism; wound care, DVT, more


Atherectomy, infrapopliteal intervention 

Renal disease

Dialysis access

Women’s health

New techniques in uterine fibroid embolization



  Key dates 

  • Online registration open: Oct. 1, 2015
  • Call for abstracts deadline: Oct. 6, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. (ET). Authors are invited to submit original scientific research for oral and poster presentations.
  • Resident-in-Training Travel Scholarship: Oct. 1, 2015; 12:00 a.m., ET, Application available now.
  • Medical Student Travel Scholarship: Oct. 1, 2015 12:00 a.m., ET, Application available now
  • InternationalScholarship: Application available now