LONDON – International Confex 2011 – Stand P144 – March 1, 2011 – The Convention Centre Dublin (The CCD) announced today that it will host the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) 2012.

Set to attract 2,500 delegates, this four-day annual conference will include representatives from over 39 countries worldwide and will help boost the local economy by €3.8million.  Scheduled from 5th to 8th of September 2012, the event will gather together the world’s molecular imaging community to share research to help advance the field of Molecular Medicine worldwide and to provide a platform for networking within the industry.

“We are very excited to be bringing our annual Congress in 2012 to Dublin for the first time,” said Kim Pierce the Executive Director of the Academy of Molecular Imaging.  “We are confident our delegates will enjoy Dublin and The CCD as it provides a world-class facility right in the heart of a vibrant European city that is filled with culture and fun.”

WMIC 2012 is organised by the Academy of Molecular Imaging (AMI), the Society for Molecular Imaging (SMI), the European Society for Molecular Imaging (ESMI), the Federation of Asian Societies for Molecular Imaging (FASMI), the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) and SNM.

“It is our pleasure to be hosting such a prestigious worldwide medical event at The CCD,” said Catherine Newhall-Caiger, Sales Director, The Convention Centre Dublin. “We look forward to extending the famous warm Irish welcome to the WMIC 2012 worldwide delegates who may be experiencing the City and Ireland for the first time.”