SEPTEMBER 10-14th, 2017

Program Highlights:
  • Two SACME Sessions
  • Two Hour M&M Session
  • Special Rapid Fire Session


2017 Exhibitor Prospectus Download


Welcome Reception: Sun., 9/10  

Without a Scalpel Showings: Sun., 9/10 & Tues., 9/12

Annual Golf Tournament: Tues., 9/12

Annual Tennis Tournament: Wed., 9/13

Banquet Dinner & Speaker: Wed. 9/13

Conference Registration

The 47th Annual WAIS Conference will be held September 10-14th, 2017.  For a complete review of the schedule of events and program, go to the program page.  Conference registration is currently open for all categories of attendees. Registration codes are issued for some categories.

    • Program Faculty (Officers, Moderators, Speakers)
    • WAIS Member (Active membership)
    • WAIS Non-member 
    • IR in Training (Fellow, Resident, Medical Student)
    • Allied Health Professional (RN, RT, NP, PA)
    • Corporate Exhibitors - Registered Companies

THE WAIS 2017 CONFERENCE has reached capacity and REGISTRATION is NOW CLOSED.  

NOTE: the golf tournament is completely full.  You may add your name to the waitlist by sending an email to susan@westernangio.org.

Hotel Reservations

The WAIS 2017 Official Conference Venue is the

8301 Hollister Ave, Goleta, CA 93117

Please note: you must first register for the conference to book and hold a hotel reservation.  Fees will be assessed by the resort if cancellations are made after the group deadline of August 9, 2017.  WAIS has the following special nightly rates for registered attendees of the 2017 conference.  These are room rates only and do not reflect taxes and resort fees.

  • $239 / night for Village Garden (King or 2 Queens)
  • $269 / night for Village Garden King w/ Fireplace
  • $299 / night for Partial Ocean (King or 2 Queens)
  • Suites are available at standard resort rates

The BACARA RESORT is now completely sold out for the WAIS Conference.  To add your name to the wait list, send an email to valerie@westernangio.org.  

Reservations can be made at the Courtyard by Marriott at 401 Storke Rd., Goleta, CA.  (805) 968-0500

The Marriott is located approximately 2 miles from Bacara Resort.  WAIS attendees who stay at the Marriott will be given free day use parking at Bacara.

Membership Information

To renew your membership or for more information about submitting an application for WAIS membership go to our Membership Information page.  Members with active memberships, receive priority conference registration for workshops, activities, and hotel rooms.  All registrations are based on availability of space.

The annual WAIS conference is jointly sponsored by 

the Society of Interventional Radiology, 

the ACCME provider for the annual conference.

WAIS is a major supporter of the Interventional Initiative, the documentary

 series, Without a Scalpel and the history of IR project.

"The Western Angiographic & Interventional Society" is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. California

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