Meeting of the Minds 2022

JOIN US FOR THE DEFINITIVE EDUCATIONAL EVENT OF THE YEAR IN INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE!

The 10th annual Meeting of the Minds conference returns LIVE with Mentoring in IBD XXIII on Friday, November 4th and Canada Future Directions on Saturday, November 5th, 2022. The Canadian IBD Nurses (CANIBD) Annual Conference will take place on Friday, November 4th and Saturday, November 5th. We look forward to bringing another exceptional and unique two days of continuing health education in IBD to Canadian gastroenterologists, allied healthcare professionals, and researchers. Space is limited...please register today!

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
—Junior Investigator in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Award
Click here for award details and to download the submission guidelines. Deadline September 2, 2022

Please see the Call for Abstracts page to apply for the Junior Investigator in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Award!

Mentoring in IBD XXIII: The Master Class
Friday, November 4, 2022

Registration opens and breakfast is available at 7:30 am
See full program details on the Mentoring in IBD XXIII tab

Participants in this program will be able to:

  • Discuss mental health disorders in IBD
  • Examine pulmonary disease in IBD
  • Explore obesity in IBD and associated manifestations
  • Consider thromboembolic complications in IBD
  • Review current knowledge on biologics and newer agents – big and small molecules
  • Survey current IBD literature

Canada Future Directions in IBD
Saturday, November 5, 2022

Registration opens and breakfast is available at 7:30 am
See full program details on the Canada Future Directions in IBD tab

Participants in this program will be able to:
  • Explore the relationship between gut inflammation and mental health disorders
  • Consider resiliency and mental health in the IBD patient
  • Explore the concepts of core inflammatory pathways/cytokine hubs in immune-mediated diseases
  • Discuss the division of leukocytes into inflammatory versus anti-inflammatory roles in the gut and consider cell therapy
  • Integrate basic science and clinical practice by participating in a choice of one workshop to:
    • Learn the secrets for academic success from Canadian investigators
    • Develop strategies to keep up-to-date on the latest IBD literature
    • Discuss progress towards precision health in IBD
    • Examine treatment options for mental health in IBD
  • Discuss what makes the gut abnormally inflamed
  • Explore novel treatment approaches to the microbiome

Canadian IBD NURSES ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Friday, November 4, 2022
Saturday, November 5, 2022

The Canadian IBD Nurses (CANIBD) 2022 annual conference will be held in collaboration with Crohn’s and Colitis Canada (CCC). Please see the CANIBD tab for further details.

We look forward to seeing you live at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto!

Co-Chairs

Mentoring in IBD

Alain Bitton, MD FRCPC                                  
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
McGill University
Montreal, QC

John K. Marshall, MD MSc FRCPC CAGF AGAF
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON

Canada Future Directions in IBD

Remo Pannaccione, MD FRCPC
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
University of Calgary
Calgary AB

A. Hillary Steinhart, MD MSc FRCPC
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
University of Toronto
Toronto ON

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