Medical Imaging conferences 

Radio Diagnosis Review 2020
POSTPONED

Covid19 update 14/03

RDR2020 POSTPONED

It is with great regret that we have decided to postpone RDR2020.

It is apparent that to run RDR2020 at this time poses too much of a risk to everyone's health and that of the broader community.

We have considered the current advice from the Federal and Victorian Governments and that of the AHPPC and have decided to postpone.

We appreciate your patience whilst we have tried our best to navigate where RDR2020 sits in this new environment.

Please contact our office for more information regarding your registration
 

Covid19 update 11/03

RDR2020

After carefully considering updated advice from the Australian Government, the RDR2020 Organizers wish to advise that RDR2020 currently continuing as planned.

 

We are monitoring the situation on a daily basis. Along with the host venue, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, we will take all health measures necessary to contribute to the success of a safe conference.

 

While it is true that people traveling from mainland China, Iran, Italy and South Korea are currently either banned from traveling to Australia or will be undergoing high-level screening upon arrival, there is no such government restriction for people travelling from elsewhere at this stage.

 

We are very grateful for the ongoing support of our speakers, sponsors and participants who continue to plan to attend RDR2020.

Mindful of our duty as organizers, we are carefully monitoring what the appropriate sanitary, health and other measures should be. We are currently working with the venue to ensure that all appropriate measures as recommended by the WHO will be in place at RDR2020.

 

We will also encourage that RDR2020 is a handshake/hug/kiss-free meeting.

 

Hand sanitizers will be placed around the venue.

 

Please not the COVID19 Preparedness and Frequently Asked Questions below.

 

We look forward to welcoming you to RDR2020 in Melbourne.

 

Warm regards

 

Lisa McCarthy

RDR2020 Coordinator
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Attendees

What are the general health recommendations during RDR2020 as a result of the novel coronavirus?
The following guidelines are set out by the WHO and the Australian Government:

  • Frequently clean hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water;

  • When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue – throw the tissue away immediately and wash hands;

  • Avoid close contact with anyone who has a fever and cough;

  • If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing seek medical care early and share previous travel history with your health care provider.

 

What steps is RDR2020 taking to help build confidence among participants?

  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available at key points throughout the venue particularly in high-trafficked areas. We encourage all attendees to stay informed on the basic protective measures the public can take, such as the ones listed by the WHO.

  • This year, our meeting will be handshake free to minimize the potential transmission of any illness.

  • We are monitoring the situation closely and will continue to follow health and safety guidelines as advised by appropriate and relevant authorities.

  • The Sofitel Melbourne on Collins is meeting regularly and monitoring the situation, and we will be guided by them whilst onsite at RDR2020.

Does RDR2020 have recommended travel and health safety tips for me to consider prior to arriving in Melbourne?

  • Attendees should not travel to RDR2020 if they are feeling unwell.

  • Attendees should monitor the Australian Government Department of Health travel notices, prior to their departure.

What are the first signs of infection of coronavirus?
Symptoms may include fever, cough, sore throat, nausea/vomiting, and difficulty breathing. Difficulty breathing is a sign of possible pneumonia and requires immediate medical attention. It can take up to 14 days for symptoms to show after a person has been infected.

What if I have concerns about recent development of symptoms on-site?
Our central point of contact will be at the registration desk, which is always staffed during the meeting hours.

There is a Hotel Doctor who will be available (fees do apply)

What happens if a positive diagnosis occurs at the event or venue?
If an attendee is diagnosed at the venue, we will work with the relevant authorities to ensure an informed, safe and calm response is issued to all attendees, and appropriate measures carried out. 

Where can I find more information?

CONTACT US

Melbourne,Australia 

lisamc@imagingworkshops.com.au

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