Agenda & Learning Objectives

Participants in this program will be able to:
  • Consider the treatment of dermatological manifestations in IBD
  • Discuss therapies and  management strategies for ulcerative colitis
  • Explore current and future treatments for pouchitis
  • Examine therapies and management strategies for Crohn’s disease
  • Review treatment of the elderly with IBD with a focus on safety and efficacy
  • Survey current IBD literature
NOTE: Interactive sessions will require the use of a mobile device.
08:30 EST CCC Opening TBC  
08:42 EST  Opening Remarks 
Welcome, program objectives
CO-CHAIRS:  Alain Bitton & John Marshall

(1) Dermatological Manifestations in IBD Session Moderator: John Marshall

08:50 EST 1.1 GI Case Presentation from the Podium (interactive) MODERATOR: John Marshall
09:05 EST
1.2 State-of-the-Art Plenary Presentation
Dermatological Manifestations of IBD 
Melinda Gooderham
09:25 EST 1.3 Expert Panel Discussion/Q&A MODERATOR: John Marshall
PANEL: Melinda Gooderham, Reena Khanna, Karen Kroeker

09:45 EST

E-Mentoring in IBD Lit Quiz – Round One
MODERATOR: Alain Bitton

(2) Ulcerative Colitis Session Moderator: Alain Bitton

09:50 EST 2.1 Case-based Workshop Breakout Session MODERATOR: Alain Bitton
FACILITATORS: Miguel Regueiro, Mark Borgoankar, Brian Bressler, Sharyle Fowler, Yvette Leung, Jeffrey McCurdy, Sophie Plamondon, Greg Rosenfeld, Mark Silverberg
10:40 EST Refreshment and Network Break (15 mins)  
10:55 EST
2.2 State-of-the-Art Plenary Presentation
Ulcerative Colitis 
Miguel Regueiro
11:15 EST 2.3 Expert Panel Discussion/Q&A MODERATOR: Alain Bitton
Brian Bressler, Miguel Regueiro, Mark Silverberg
11:35 EST E-Mentoring in IBD Lit Quiz – Round Two MODERATOR: Alain Bitton

(3) Pouchitis Session Moderator: Karen Kroeker

11:40 EST 3.1 GI Case Presentation from the Podium (interactive)

MODERATOR: Karen Kroeker

11:55 EST 3.2 State-of-the-Art Plenary Presentation 
SImon Travis
12:15 EST 3.3 Expert Panel Discussion/Q&A MODERATOR: Karen Kroeker
 Vipul Jairath, Erin Kennedy, SImon Travis
12:35 EST Lunch (60 mins)  

(4) Crohn's Disease Session Moderator: Cynthia Seow

13:35 EST 4.1 Case-based Workshop Breakout Session FACILITATORS: Anne Griffiths, Edmond-Jean Bernard, Frank Hoentjen, Vivian Huang, Reena Khanna, Dustin Loomes, Christopher Sheasgreen, Laura Targownik, Chadwick Williams
14:25 EST 4.2 State-of-the-Art Plenary Presentation 
Crohn’s Disease 
Anne Griffiths
14:45 EST 4.3 Expert Panel Discussion/Q&A MODERATOR: Cynthia Seow
Anne Griffiths, Jeffrey McCurdy, Chadwick Williams
15:05 EST E-Mentoring in IBD Lit Quiz – Round Three MODERATOR: Alain Bitton

(5) Elderly and IBD  Session Moderator: Eytan Wine

15:10 EST Grab and go break (5 mins)  
15:15 EST 5.1 Case-based Workshop Breakout Session MODERATOR: Eytan Wine
15:30 EST 5.2 State-of-the-Art Plenary Presentation 
Managing Inflammatory Bowel Diseases in the Elderly Population
Charles Bernstein
15:50 EST 5.3 Expert Panel Discussion/Q&A MODERATOR: TBC
Charles Bernstein, Brian Feagan, Farhad Peerani
16:10 EST Richard Fedorak Mentoring in IBD Award of Distinction TBA
16:25 EST Closing Remarks – Evaluation, Adjournment CO-CHAIRS: Alain BittonJohn Marshall
16:30 EST Celebratory Reception  

  • Canada has among the highest incidence rates of Crohn's and colitis in the world.
  • 1 in 140 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.