Social Events at WMIC 2017



The 10th annual meeting of the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) in 2017 will be jam packed with social events and activities open to all WMIC attendees. Please read below for general information and a brief description of each event:

The 3rd annual “This is Our Lab” campaign comes with a new twist – the competition this year will be a scavenger hunt! Every day at WMIC, you can compete in the scavenger hunt via the GooseChase app for a chance to win an in-depth video exclusive on your lab! Participants will compete as individuals, but the entire lab of the winner will benefit. The person with the most points at the end will win.

Time/Date: Wednesday, Sept. 13th at 8 am through Saturday afternoon, Sept. 16th at the Closing Ceremony. The winner will be announced at the Closing Ceremony.

Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center

How to Play:

  1. Download the app: “GooseChase”
  2. Search for the game: “WMIC 2017”
  3. Register and start playing!

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Questions? Contact Lauren Whitman at


At WMIC 2017, all 11 WMIS Interest Groups will host a pub crawl at four bars in downtown Philadelphia, all in walking distance of the WMIC show site. Participants will have the opportunity to network with all 11 interest groups and interest group chairs during the event. Whether you are already a member of all the groups or you haven’t found your niche quite yet, you will be sure to find your place in the WMIS community after this event! Each interest group chair will be stationed at one of each of the four bars throughout the pub crawl – be sure to meet them all!

Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Time: 8 pm – 10 pm (following the Opening Reception)

Location: Meet your interest group at their coordinating bar directly following the Opening Reception at WMIC – then travel with them to each bar!

*Interested? Pick up your pub crawl wristband at registration on Wednesday morning, September 13th. The wristband gives you access to all negotiated drink specials at each bar. 

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Bring your knowledge, science and artistic abilities to the 10th annual World Molecular Imaging Congress in Philadelphia, September 13-16, 2017. The Women in Molecular Imaging Network (WIMIN) Interest Group invites you to participate in the first-ever auction event at WMIC by donating an original piece of art, including but not limited to the following: paintings, sculptures, photographs, quilts, handmade jewelry, pottery, and other handmade goods. All proceeds from the auctioned items will go directly to furthering education for women in molecular imaging sciences.

Date/Time: The auction opens for bidding on Wednesday, Sept. 13th at 8 am and closes with the auction social event on Friday, Sept. 15th; 7:15 – 8:45 pm.

Location: WMIC Sessions Hall (breeze way area), Pennsylvania Convention Center

For a full list of rules and regulations and more information about how to donate items to the auction, please visit the auction webpage here. 


After the closing ceremony of the 10th annual WMIC, join your friends and colleagues at the National Constitution Center for an always memorable gala dinner. This year’s gala is themed, “Expect the Unexpected: Experience Illusion Around Every Corner,” and will be held at the National Constitution Center. Join us for a night of dinner, dancing and illusions – featuring contortionists, a mentalist & magician, an acrobat and a DJ. Sponsored by PerkinElmer.

Date: Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Time: 6:30 – 11 pm, directly following the Closing Ceremony

Location: National Constitution Center, 525 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA

*Tickets are $75 for professionals and $50 for students. Register for the gala using the button or the “More information” link below.*

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Additional questions about these events?

Contact Lauren Whitman at

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