Event Calendar

Tuesday, May 23, 2023

ASNC Cardiac PET Summit

Start Date: 5/22/2023 11:00 AM EDT
End Date: 5/23/2023 12:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: The Westin Washington Dulles Airport

2520 Wasser Terrace
Rivanna A, B, C
Herndon, VA  United States  20171

Organization Name: ASNC

ASNC Staff
Email: info@asnc.org
Phone: (703) 459-2555

You are invited to ASNC Cardiac PET Summit May 22-23, 2023 to be held at the The Westin Washington Dulles Airport.

Please register and remit payment in order to confirm your attendance at the PET Summit.

Industry Partners Participation Fee - $12,500
This includes two seats at the PET Summit.
Additional seats are $299 per person.

Hotel Reservations
Book Your PET Summit Group/Corporate Rate 

The cutoff for rooms is April 25, 2023.



Monday May 22nd



11:00 am

Introductions and Program Goals

11:10 am

Status of Cardiac PET Today and Opportunities for the Future
(# of labs, # of generators, PET-PET/CT, AC/CAC, MBF, non-perfusion PET, barriers to implementation)

11:30 am



Value of PET in Patient Management Decisions – Working Lunch
2-15 minute presentations

12:45 pm

Positioning PET in a Multimodality Imaging Environment
   – PatientFirst Imaging – How PET Fits   (importance of patient selection)

  • Advantages and Limitations of CTA and CTFFR

  • Other threats

1:05 pm

Identifying Benefits and Challenges

  • What positive things can we learn from CTA adoption story (modern labs, latest technologies used, research consortiums, multiple RCT,  lobbying, startups, artificial intelligence)

– What negative things to avoid     (misinformation, modality centered rather than patient centered, industry driven

  • Financial impact (RBMs, Cath FFR=CTFFR)

2:00 pm


3:15 pm

Reports and Discussion

4:00 pm

Education and Practice Tools

  • What is needed in PET education (Building on the success of PET workshops and moving beyond)

  • How do we ensure good quality PET is performed? PET Centers of Excellence?

  • What is needed to ensure successful transition from SPECT to PET

  • Educational needs for reading different isotopes (F18, Ammonia, O15 and RB): - recalibrating reading skills

5:15 pm

ASNC/Industry Collaboration and Partnerships

  • What does ASNC need from Industry?

  • What does Industry need from ASNC?

  • CT tech training, CT overreads

6:00 pm



Tuesday May 23rd



8:00 am


8:15 am

Expectation For Healthcare Over the Next 5 Years: What are the key driving forces?

8:45 am

Outreach to Referring Physicians;
Direct Outreach to Patients

9:15 am

Research Needed to Remain Competitive

  • 5 studies I would like to see in the coming 5-10 years

Funding sources

10:15 am

PET and AI: How will AI change PET in the coming 5 years

10:30 am


10:45 am

Current Reimbursement Landscape
-Importance of being an ASNC member

11:00 am

Private Equity – Impact on PET Imaging

11:15 am

Value of PET Education to Private Practice

11:45 am



Take Aways and Next Steps

12:15 pm