Meeting of the Minds 2019

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Join us for the definitive educational event of the year in inflammatory bowel disease!

The seventh annual Meeting of the Minds returns to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Toronto, on November 15th and 16th, 2019, to bring Canadian gastroenterologists, allied healthcare professionals, and researchers an exceptional and unique two days of continuing health education in IBD. Online registration is now open.

Mentoring in IBD XX: The Master Class

Friday, November 15, 2019

Nutrition Therapy for IBD: A Primer for Adult GI
Therapeutics in IBD: Many new choices but who's on first?
Technological Advances in IBD
Extraintestinal Manifestations in IBD: Rheumatological
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Mimickers

Canada Future Directions in IBD

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Advances in Therapeutics in IBD
Nutrition and Nutritional Support in IBD
Therapeutics for Multiple Immune-Mediated Disorders
Iron Therapy Management in the IBD Patient
Dietary Strategies in IBD (UC and CD)
Treating IBD During Pregnancy: Focus on biologics
Drug-Induced Colitis and What We Can Learn About IBD Pathogenesis
New Endpoints in IBD: What will the future look like?

The Canadian IBD Nurses (CANIBD) annual conference will be held in collaboration with the Canadian Society of Gastroenterology Nurses & Associates (CSGNA) and Crohn’s and Colitis Canada (CCC). CANIBD will convene in two sessions: Session I from 6:00 to 9:00 pm on Friday, November 15th; Session II from 1:00 to 4:30pm on Saturday, November 16th. This educational initiative provides nurses with a tailored program to meeting their evolving needs. 

We look forward to seeing you there.



Location  • 
Ritz-Carlton, Toronto, 181 Wellington Street West, Toronto, Ontario (Map)
Category  •  edu

  • 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.

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