Plenary Sessions and Highlights Symposium

These informative sessions feature keynote speakers, significant awards and accomplishments, the SNMMI business meeting, installation of the new SNMMI and SNMMI-TS presidents, a synopsis of all the research presented during the meeting, announcement of the Abstract of the Year and Image of the Year, and much more.
Opening Ceremony and Highlight Country Address
Kick off the SNMMI 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting with the official opening ceremony and welcome session, including introductory remarks from SNMMI President Alan Packard, PhD, and SNMMI-TS President Tina Buehner, PhD, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS, Scientific Program Chair, Umar Mahmood, MD, PhD will provide an overview of the Annual Meeting, and the Highlight Country address from Jung-Joon Min, MD, PhD, President of the Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine.

Alan Packard, PhD
SNMMI President
Tina Buehner, PhD, CNMT, FSNMMI-TS 
SNMMI-TS President
 Umar Mahmood, MD, PhD
Chair, Scientific Program Committee
  Jung-Joon Min, MD, PhD
Highlight Country Address
Chonnam National University Hwasun Hospital
President, Korean Society of Nuclear Medicine 


Sunday Plenary Session and Henry N. Wagner, Jr., MD, Lectureship
In addition to the Henry N. Wagner, Jr., MD Lectureship, this plenary session features welcome remarks from the SNMMI and SNMMI-TS Presidents. 

Henry N. Wagner, Jr., MD, Lectureship: “From Molecules to the Universe: Brain PET and SPECT”
Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD
University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

SNMMI Business Meeting and Special Plenary Session

In addition to the Anger Lectureship, the SNMMI Business Meeting will take place featuring Society updates, significant awards and accomplishments and the induction of the new President.

Hal Anger Lectureship: "The Transformative Power of Artificial Intelligence in the Practice of Nuclear Medicine"
Irène Buvat, PhD
Head of the “Laboratory of Translational Imaging in Oncology” Research Lab 
Institut Curie Research Center in Orsay, France

SNMMI-TS Award Recognition and Plenary Session

All SNMMI-TS members are invited to attend and celebrate the outstanding accomplishments over the past year within the SNMMI-TS. Join in the recognition of several accomplished colleagues during the SNMMI-TS Awards Recognition and then stay for the SNMMI-TS Plenary.
  Technologist Plenary Session Speaker
Dr. Sampson Davis
ER Physician, Inspirational Speaker, Best-Selling Author, and TV Personality
Learn more about Dr. Sampson Davis.
Thank you to the NMTCB for
sponsoring the SNMMI-TS Plenary Session

Henry N. Wagner, Jr., MD Highlights Symposium
The scientific highlights of the Annual Meeting will be presented in the context of modern molecular medicine. This session will also provide insights on what is new in the areas of neuroscience, oncology and cardiology based on the highlighted research presenting during the SNMMI Annual Meeting.

 Cardiovascular   General Nuclear Medicine  Neurosciences   Oncology & Therapy 
Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH, MASNC
Director of Nuclear Cardiology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Boston MA
 Andrei Iagaru, MD
Professor of Radiology, Nuclear Medicine 
Chief of the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA
 Julie Price, PhD
Professor of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Director of PET Pharmacokinetic Modeling at the
MGH Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging
Boston, MA
 Heiko Schöder, MD, MBA 
Chief of the Molecular Imaging and Therapy Service,
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 
Professor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medical College
New York, NY