SAVE THE DATE!

WAIS Conference 2017

September 10-14th, 2017

Bacara Resort-Santa Barbara, CA 

2017 Program-at-a-glance

Sunday, September 10th
  • 12:00-5:00 p.m. - Arrival Day, Exhibitor Set-up, Registration Check In

Monday, September 11th 

  • 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.         Continental Breakfast, Exhibit Hall
  • 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.         Session 1:  Vascular Oncology (SA-CME) - Moderator: John Louie, MD
  • 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.       AM Coffee Break, Exhibit Hall 
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.     Session 2:  Non-vascular Oncology - Moderator: Fred Lee, MD
  • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.       WAIS Luncheon
  • 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.         Session 3:  Arterial Interventions -  Moderator: Ripal Gandhi, MD
  • 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. PM Coffee Break, Exhibit Hall
  • 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Session 4:  Pediatric IR - Moderator: Chad Zeinati, MD

Tuesday, September 12th 

      • 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.         Continental Breakfast, Exhibit Hall
      • 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.         Session 5: PE and Venous Interventions - Moderator:  John Moriarty, MD
      • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Session 6: Rapid Fire Run Down - Moderator: Justin McWilliams, MD
      • 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.     AM Coffee Break, Exhibit Hall 
      • 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.     Session 7:  Neuro Interventions - Moderator: Chris Loh, MD
      • 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.         WAIS Annual Golf Tournament - Sandpiper Golf Course

Wednesday, September 13th 

      • 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.         Continental Breakfast, Exhibit Hall
      • 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.         Session 8: M&M - Moderator:  Sue Hanks, MD
      • 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.     AM Coffee Break, Exhibit Hall 
      • 10:00 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.  Dotter Lecture Introduction
      • 10:05 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. Annual Charles Dotter Lecture
      • 10:35 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.     Session 9:  MACRA, Quality & IR Reporting
      • 1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.         WAIS Annual Golf Tournament - Sandpiper Golf Course
      • 7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.  WAIS Annual WAIS Banquet Dinner

Thursday, September 14th

      • 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.         Continental Breakfast, Exhibit Hall
      • 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.         Session 10: GI/GU (SA-CME) - Moderator:  Robert Kerlan, MD
      • 9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.     AM Coffee Break, Exhibit Hall 
      • 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Session 11: Dialysis and AVMs - Moderator: Shellie Josephs, MD
      • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.     Meeting Adjourned, Exhibitor Move-Out


If you are interested in speaking at WAIS 2017, you may submit your abstract or statement of interest via email:  
susan@westernangio.org or contact on elf the moderators above directly.

About the Venue

It is, quite possibly, one of the most beautiful places on earth. More than a meeting venue, the Mediterranean influenced Bacara is a legendary coastal destination. Located on the Pacific just north of Santa Barbara, California, Bacara’s 78 acres along the American Riviera set the stage for extraordinary.

The meeting space offers over 70,000-square-feet of space, including a fully equipped business center, high-tech screening room, and vaulted ceiling conference and exhibit halls.

WAIS has locked in spectacular rates for 2017 starting at $239/night for Garden King rooms.  WAIS negotiated amenities include free internet access, reduced resort and parking fees and a complimentary gift on arrival.


Contact WAIS

Mailing Address:

4100 Redwood Rd., Suite 10, #195

Oakland, CA 94619

Phone:  510-542-WAIS (9247)

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