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Agenda 2013

All sessions will be held at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto, Canada. Please note that this agenda will be updated periodically. This is only a preliminary draft of the agenda.

 


THURSDAY
JUNE 13th, 2013



7:00 AM Registration and Breakfast
7:50 AM Official Welcome and Introduction
Drs. Peter Liu and Michael Farkouh

PLENARY LECTURE

8:00 AM Transforming Cardiovascular and Brain Health Through Genes and the Environment
Dr. Donna Arnett

ATHEROSCLEROSIS/IMAGING
Dr. Benjamin Chow, Presiding

8:30 AM Inflammation and Coronary Artery Disease: Insights From Genetic Studies
Dr. Ruth McPherson
8:55 AM Discordance between Framingham Risk Score and Atherosclerosis Plaque Burden: Why Bother?
Dr. Benjamin Chow
9:20 AM Visible Carotid Plaque and Cardiovascular Risk
Dr. David Spence
9:45 AM Multimodal Imaging of Atherosclerosis for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Stratification: Evaluation of Novel Therapy
Dr. Ahmed Tawakol
10:05 AM

Active Learning Q & A with Panel

10:25 AM HEALTH BREAK

LIPID MANAGEMENT
Dr. Gary Lewis, Presiding

10:55 AM Nuances of New Guidelines for Lipid Management
Dr. Dominic Ng
11:20 AM Future of PCSK9 and CETP Inhibition
Dr. Ruth McPherson
11:45 AM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
12:05 PM LUNCH
GLOBAL CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH: PROGRESS TO 2013
Dr. Peter Liu, Presiding
1:00 PM

Global Cardiovascular Health: Burden and Challenges
Dr. Sidney Smith

1:25 PM

Global Cardiovascular Health: Incorporating Design Into Delivery
Dr. Rajesh Vedanthan

1:50 PM Nanotechonology for Medical Applications
Dr. Warren Chan
2:15 PM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
2:35 PM HEALTH BREAK

ACUTE CORONARY SYNDROME/INTERVENTION
Dr. Vlad Dzavik, Presiding

3:00 PM Acute Coronary Syndrome: The Evolving Practice
Dr. Jean-Francois Tanguay
3:20 PM Practical perspectives of New Antiplatelet Agents in High Risk Patients
Dr. Dominic Angiolillo
3:40 PM New Technologies in Percutaneous Coronary Intervention
Dr. Vlad Dzavik
4:00 PM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
DIABETES AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
Dr. Jacob Udell, Presiding
4:20 PM Improving Cardiovascular Outcomes in the Patient with Diabetes -
What Do the 2013 Canadian Diabetes Association Guidelines Tell Us?
Dr. David Fitchett
4:40 PM Review of Ongoing Clinical Trials
Dr. Michael Farkouh
5:00 PM Role of DPP4 Inhibitors in Cardiovascular Protection
Dr. Kim Connelly
5:20 PM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
5:45 PM Adjournment

FRIDAY
JUNE 14th, 2013



7:00 AM Registration and Breakfast

ARRHYTHMIA AND TREATMENT
Dr. Paul Dorian, Presiding

8:00 AM Challenges of Cardiac Arrest in the Community: Do Training/Defibrillation Work?
Dr. Paul Dorian
8:25 AM Rapid Cooling for Cardiac Arrest
Dr. Michel Le May
8:50 AM Case Presentation: Pt with A Fib who may need rate control, drugs for rhythm control, both, and / or ablation , and anticoagulant ( if yes, which one?)
Dr. Allan Skanes
9:15 AM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
9:30 - 10:15 AM

Debate (with audience participation):
Is ICD Really Life Saving or Life Harming
?
Protagonist: Dr. Paul Dorian
Antagonist: Dr. David Birnie

10:15 AM HEALTH BREAK
HEART FAILURE MANAGEMENT: NOVEL APPROACHES
Dr. Lisa Mielniczuk, Presiding
10:45 AM The Great Renal Denervation Conspiracy: Who Put the Hype Into Hypertension?
Dr. Darrel Francis
11:05 AM Impact Of Eplerenone On Cardiovascular Outcomes In Patients Post Myocardial Infarction (REMINDER)
Dr. Peter Liu
11:25 AM Relation of Heart Rate and Outcomes
Dr. Douglas Lee
11:45 AM Arterial Stiffness and its Role in Cardiac Function
Dr. Thais Coutinho
12:05 PM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
12:30 PM LUNCH

UPDATE ON CLINICAL TRIALS
Dr. Michael Farkouh, Presiding

1:30 PM

FREEDOM
Dr. Michael Farkouh

1:55 PM

Trial to Assess Chelation Therapy (TACT)
Dr. Gervasio Lamas

2:20 PM

HPS2-THRIVE
Dr. Jane Armitage

2:45 PM

Clinical Trials in Mechanical LA Appendage Closure for Stroke Prevention in AF: PROTECT AF, ASAP & PREVAIL
Dr. Vivek Reddy

3:10 PM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
3:20 PM HEALTH BREAK
3:50 - 5:50 PM CCS 2013 NATIONAL WORKSHOP INITIATIVE
Active Learning Case Discussion
Shaping the Future of Heart Failure Management in Canada
The Many Different Faces of Heart Failure
Chair: Dr. Gordon Moe

5:50 PM Adjournment

Program Evaluation will be collected and
CME credit statements will be handed out
at this time.

SATURDAY
JUNE 15th, 2013



7:30 AM Registration and Breakfast
  MANAGING ARRHYTHMIA IN THE COMMUNITY
Dr. Louise Harris, Presiding
8:25 AM Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines: What the Family Physician Needs to Know
Dr. Andrew Ha
8:50 AM Case Presentation: Workup for Syncope
Dr. Carlos Morillo
9:15 AM ABC of ECG Interpretation: What Findings Should be Given Priority?
Dr. Martin Green
9:40 AM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
10:00 AM HEALTH BREAK
  C-CHANGE
Dr. Peter Liu, Presiding
10:30 AM Case Study: How to Use C-CHANGE Guidelines
Dr. Peter Liu
11:00 AM How Cardiovascular Guidelines Apps Can Make You hAPPy -
A Case-based Approach
Dr. Chi-Ming Chow
11:30 AM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
12:00 PM LUNCH
  CARDIOVASCULAR UPDATES FOR PRIMARY CARE
Dr. Peter Lin, Presiding
1:00 PM Clinical Assessment of Coronary Artery Disease: How Do Family Physicians Screen for Cardiovascular Risk?
Dr. Peter Lin
1:30 PM Is Your Heart Healthy Enough for Sex? Can Sex Predict the Health of Your Heart?
Dr. Ethan Grober
2:00 PM Canadian Diabetes Association Guidelines: Implications for Primary Care
Dr. Alice Cheng
2:30 PM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
2:50 PM HEALTH BREAK
  ACS MANAGEMENT FOR PRIMARY CARE
Dr. Michael Farkouh, Presiding
3:15 PM Fast Track Chest Pain Pathway for Family Physician
Dr. Dennis Ko
3:45 PM Canadian Cardiovascular Society Antiplatelet Guidelines: Messages for Primary Care
Dr. Alan Bell
4:15 PM Active Learning Q & A with Panel
4:35 PM Summary Overview and Concluding Remarks
Dr. Peter Liu
5:00 PM Adjournment

Program Evaluation will be collected and
CME credit statements will be handed out
at this time.

 

 

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