Report of the 15th National Conference of PARI Indonesia 2023

The 15th National Conference of PARI 2023 & International Radiographer Workshop was successfully organized by the Indonesian Society of Radiographers. Taking the theme “Neuroradiology Modalities and Techniques Update”, with the slogan Faster-safer-healthier, the event took place from November 24-26, 2023 at Plagoo Holiday Hotel, Taman Mumbul, Nusa Dua Bali.

Registration of participants was done online through the membership portal of the Indonesian Society of Radiographers, known as “Siap PARI”. We are proud to announce that the number of participants who attended reached 704 people, who came from 34 provinces in Indonesia, giving a great contribution to the success of the event.

Fig 1. President Sugiyanto together with PARI regional head using traditional dress in each province

The participants of this event were given complete facilities, including a certificate with a value of 5 PARI International SKP, accommodation for 2 nights with a twin share concept, seminar kit, useful event materials, as well as the opportunity to win doorprizes.

Various speeches were given by important figures, such as the Chairman of the central board of PARI, Dr. H. Sugiyanto, S.Pd, M.App.Sc (MRI), Chairman of the Event Committee Hidayat Agus Sabarudin S.ST, and regional head of Bali Province-Indonesian Society of Radiographers I Putu Adi Susanta, S.Si, S.Tr.Kes. M.Erg.

In addition, the event was also enlivened by the presence of the main speakers, among others dr. I Made Dwijaputra Ayusta Sp.Rad (K), Head of Radiology Installation RIR RSUP Prof Ngoerah Denpasar, presenting the material Current Imaging and Clinical Cases of Neuroradiology with Moderator: Triningsih, SST, M.Kes, Mr. Sawal Marsait, President of Malaysian Society of Radiographers (MSR), with the material Imaging Techniques on Neuroradiology Case, with moderator: Putu Irma Wulandari, SST, MDR and Prof Charbel Saade, Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator of Medical Imaging Sciences at the American University of Beirut, who also holds a PhD degree in contrast media delivery with the material Contrast Medium Usage for Neuroradiology Imaging with Moderator: Tri Asih Budiati, SST, MKM

Fig 2. All Participants of 15th PARI National Conference

In the scientific session on Friday, November 24, 2023, there were oral presentations and poster presentations. Oral presentations were attended by 22 participants containing presentations on radiography, radiotherapy, CT Scan, MRI, Interventional Radiology, Ultrasonography, quality assurance and quality control, radiation protection. Oral presentations and scientific posters were competed, as the winner of oral presentation was Mr I Wayan Juliasa from Bali, entitled to receive a precious metal prize in the form of gold bars, as well as the best poster presentation winner, Mr. RafliFilano and team.

In the national conference session, Dr. Sugiyanto was re-elected as President of Indonesian Society of Radiographers for the period of 2023-2027. We congratulate Dr. Sugiyanto on his re-election as President of PARI Indonesia, and hope that his leadership can bring the Indonesian Society of Radiographers to a better, prosperous, and global success.

Fig 3. Inauguration of reelected President of PARI, Dr Sugiyanto.

As the organizing committee, we would like to thank all the participants who attended the event of the 15th National Conference of PARI 2023 & International Radiographer Workshop Indonesian Society of Radiographers and also the sponsors who helped us so that the event could run smoothly and successfully. We hope to meet again in the next events.

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