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Scientific Program

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Maintenance of Certification
This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. This activity is approved by the Canadian Association of Pathologists.
Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

June 23

TIME SESSION LOCATION

0730-0830

Breakfast 

 
0830-0840

Welcome Remarks
CCMG President Tracy Stockley & CAP-ACP President Rosemary Henderson

 

0845-1000

Human pathology revisited through clinical genomics
Fowzan Sami Alkuraya
 
1000-1030 Refreshment Break  
1030-1200 Concurrent Breakout Sessions 1 & 2  
1030-1200 Clinical/Biochemical breakout
David Chitayat, William Gibson
Molecular/Cytogenetics breakout
Dennis Bulman, Han Lin
 
1200-1330 Lunch With Exhibitors  

1330-1630

Mitochondrial Symposium 1 - Chair: Margaret Nowaczyk  
1330-1425 Mitochondrial cytopathies - overview and treatment options.
Neal Sandheimer
 
1425-1445 Biochemical enzyme testing for mitochondrial diseases in the era of molecular testing. - Lauren MacNeil  
1445-1500 Trainee Oral Presentation - Variable outcome in patients with glutaric aciduria type 1 identified by expanded newborn screening: The Calgary Metabolic Clinic experience. - Eliza Phillips Forough Nooji  
1500-1530 Refreshment Break  
1530-1550 The science behind diagnosing and preventing mitochondrial disorders.
Stacey Hume
 
1550-1610 Ethical and Legal Implications of Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy (MRT) Forough Noohi  
1610-1630 Panel Discussion
Neal Sondheimer, Lauren MacNeil, Stacey Hume, Forough Noohi
 
1630-1730 Pathways to the Clinical Implementation of Genome-Wide Sequencing for Rare Diseases: Community Consultation on Genome Canada’s Precision Health Strategy - Information Poster | Program Details Strategy Room 1, Sheraton Hotel
1815 Buses to Peller Estates  
1900-2100 President’s Reception Peller Estates

June 24

TIME SESSION LOCATION

0730-0830

Industry Sponsored Breakfast Symposium

 
0845-1215

Symposium 2 -Competence-by-Design in Genetics Education
Chairs: Kathleen Bone & Jennifer MacKenzie

 

0845-0925

Competence by Design: Philosophy, Principles and Practice - Jonathan Sherbino  
0925-1005 Giving Feedback - Denyse Richardson  

1005-1035

Refreshment Break Exhibit Hall

1035-1055

 How to Apply CBD to Dysmorphology and Genetic Counselling - Linlea Armstrong  

1055-1115

CBD in Laboratory Education - Sherryl Taylor  
1115-1135 Intergenerational Communication - Bridging the Gap in Healthcare Education - Dr. Jennifer MacKenzie  
1135-1215

Panel Discussion

Panelists: Jonathan Sherbino, Dr. Jennifer MacKenzie, Denyse Richardson, Linlea Armstrong, Sherryl Taylor

 
1215-1345 Lunch With Exhibitors  
1345-1715

Forensics Symposium 3 - Forensic DNA Analysis and Data Curation in North America - Chair: William Gibson

 

1345-1430

Legal, Ethical and Social Implications of Expanding Canada’s National DNA Databank - Patricia Kosseim  
1430-1515 Forensic Genetics using Kinship Analysis and Ancestry Searching: The Intersection of Science, Law, and Policy - Frederick R. Bieber  
1515-1545 Refreshment Break Exhibit Hall
1545-1600 Trainee Oral Presentation - Evaluation of Artificial Intelligence Software for NGS Variant Annotation - Afia Hasnain  
1600-1635 DNA Testing in Support of Criminal and Other Investigations at Ontario's Centre of Forensic Sciences - Jack Laird  
1635-1715

Panel Discussion

Panelists: Frederick R. Bieber, Patricia Kosseim, Jack Laird

 
1715-1830

Wine & Cheese

The Exhibitors invite all delegates to enjoy an elegant wine and cheese reception held in the exhibit hall. Show your appreciation to our industry partners for their generous support of the CCMG/CAP-ACP Annual Meeting. All participants are welcome to attend; no charge

Exhibit Hall
1830-1930 Poster Viewing Exhibit Hall

June 25

TIME SESSION LOCATION

0730-0830

Breakfast  

0845-1215

Immunogenetics / Cancer Symposium 4 - Chair: David Chitayat  

0845-0930

The genetic landscape of severe combined immune deficiency in the era of newborn screening and high throughput genomic analysis - Luigi D. Notarangelo  

0930-1015

Immunogenetics of B-cell related diseases - Eyal Grunebaum  

1015-1045

Refreshment Break Exhibitor Hall

1045-1100

Trainee Oral Presentation - Clinical utility assessment of BRCA1/2 tumour testing in a cohort of patients with high grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC) in the greater Hamilton area - Darci Butcher  

1100-1135

Immunogenetics / Cancer Tuberculosis : a genetic disorder - Stephanie Boisson-Dupuis  

1135-1215

Immunogenetics in early onset inflammatory bowel diseases - Alexio Muise  
1215-1220 John L. Hamerton Service Award Presentation - Dr. Kathy Chun  
1220-1235 F. Clarke Fraser Award for Excellence in Mentorship - Dr. David Chitayat  
1235-1250 Founders Award for Career Achievement - Dr. Rosanna Weksberg  
1250-1345

CCMG Annual General Meeting & Lunch

 
1345-1815

Concurrent Sessions

 
1345-1815

Workshop 1: Tumor-First Testing Workshop: Somatic and Germline Cancers - Tracy Stockley

Moderator: Tracy Stockley

Workshop 2: Coding Variants Without Coding: The Clinical Geneticist and the .vcf file

Moderator: William Gibson

Fellow Breakout Session  
1545-1615 Refreshment Break Exhibitor Hall
1845 Shuttles to Queen Victoria Place Restaurant - Join us for a very special evening that will include a delicious dinner and award presentations.   
1900

Reception & Dinner at Queen Victoria Place Restaurant