Agenda

 

SESSION I - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018

Time Topic Speakers/Moderators
18:00 Opening Remarks: Welcome
Jennifer Stretton 
18:15
Buffet Dinner
 

Nursing Forum

19:00 Practice Document - Final review and distribution
Barbara Currie & Joan Heatherington
  Nursing Fellowship Heather Lennox
  Upcoming Research Initiatives Irina Nistor
  Research Award Presentation Usha Chauhan
  2018 Update - Vaccination Recommendations Karen Frost & Melanie Watson
  Promoting CANIBD Within Your Nursing Community Lisa Westin
  IBD Nursing Award Presenter: Kate Lee
20:50 Closing Remarks Jennifer Stretton
SESSION II - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018
13:00 Opening Remarks: Welcome Jennifer Stretton

(1) Safety of IBD Therapies in Special Populations

13:15 1.1 Plenary Presentation
Dr Mark Silverberg
13:45 1.2 Q&A/Discussion Moderator: Brenda O'Connor
14:10
Refreshments
 

(2) Up and Coming Therapies in IBD

14:25 2.1 Plenary Presentation
Dr Neeraj Narula
14:55 2.2 Q&A/Discussion Moderator: Bobby Sheppy

(3) Extraintestinal Manifestations in IBD

15:20 3.1 Plenary Presentation Dr Ashley O'Toole
15:50 3.2 Q&A/Discussion Moderator: Johanne Lin
16:15 Evaluation and Closing Remarks Jennifer Stretton

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 150 Canadians lives with Crohn’s or colitis.
  • Families new to Canada are developing these diseases for the first time.
  • Incidence of Crohn’s in Canadian kids under 10 has doubled since 1995.
  • People are most commonly diagnosed before age 30.