GEST 2021

30 April – 2 May 2021 – Virtual

Included with every GEST 2021 registration is access to Focus Days held one day a month featuring specialised sessions with leading global experts.

IRSA members have been offered a 20% discount for this event. Use promotional discount code using “IRSA” upon registration.

View detailed program and register here

SIO 2021

3-6 February 2021 – Virtual

Why the virtual SIO2021 Annual Scientific Meeting is a can’t-miss event:

SIO are not just shifting to a series of webinars. This virtual meeting will feature keynotes, breakout sessions, and more. There will be timely programming, valuable opportunities to skill-build, and new connections made.

IRSA members have been offered a 15% discount for this event. Register here and use the code itlsio2021 to receieve the discount.

PAIRS 2021

26-27 February2021 – Virtual

On behalf of Dr. Ayman Al Sibaie, President of Pan Arab Interventional Radiology Society (PAIRS) we would like to invite the members of the The Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia to the PAIRS 2021 Virtual Congress taking place on 26th-27th February. Due to COVID-19’s unprecedented impact, the upcoming congress will be hosted virtually for the first time.

The 2021 edition will be held online from February 26 to 27, featuring a two-day comprehensive program with high-level scientific content consisting of interactive educational sessions, keynote and plenary talks, live and recorded cases, and a Breaking News segment. Multiple dedicated sessions will be presented in Aortic Summit, non-vascular track, Interventional Oncology, MSK Intervention, Peripheral Arterial Disease and Venous Forum. This year we will also be presenting a two day dedicated Neuro Interventions track. For more details please visit:

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European Liquid Embolic Course

11- 13 March 2021 – Dijon, France

Liquid embolization is currently used more and more by IRs, out of neuro embolization. High embolic efficiency and good clinical results are the main strengths of liquid embolic agents. However, liquid managements and practices are different and a bit more complex than using conventional coils or particles. The ELEC, European Liquid Embolic Course, an annual event to support all IR willing to learn and develop this innovative techniques into their daily practice.

Click here to view the preliminary program

EBIR Australia and New Zealand 2020 – COVID-19 update

Update regarding EBIR exam on August 10, 2020 in Queenstown

After careful consideration of the conditions surrounding the continuing spread of the COVID-19 pandemic and the uncertainty regarding the severity and duration of restrictions on travel and gatherings globally, the difficult decision has been made to cancel the EBIR Queenstown examination which was scheduled to take place on August 10, 2020.

Candidates who are registered for the August 10 examination have been contacted by CIRSE accordingly. If you are registered and have not received any correspondence, please contact

The EBIR examination on September 11, 2020 in Munich is scheduled to take place as planned.

Registrar Conference 2020 – POSTPONED until further notice

Update: In the best interest of public health, due to the COVID-19 virus, the 2020 IRSA Registrar Conference that was planned for 13-14 June on the Sunshine Coast is postponed until further notice.

For more information please contact the IRSA Secretariat at