THE CANADIAN HIV CLINICAL FORUM: INTEGRASE INHIBITORS IS COMING TO ONTARIO, ON, CANADA ON 15 JUNE 2018!
The meeting will include plenary lectures and plenty of opportunity to interact with key experts in the field during Q&A and discussions!
This state-of-the-art program provides challenging plenary lectures followed by ample time for Q&A and debate, stimulating interaction and bridging the knowledge gap between experts and the HIV treating community in Canada. Additionally, the program includes parallel skills building sessions followed by a session where the medical community shares their clinical experience by presenting and discussing clinical cases.
The HIV CLINICAL FORUM is developed as part of a series of interactive programs that provide independent medical education on emerging topics in HIV. The program features international and regional experts in order to provide HIV clinicians and allied healthcare professionals with updates on the latest developments related to HIV management, providing opportunities for sharing of clinical experience and presenting results from ongoing and completed cohorts / research programs.
Furthermore, the HIV CLINICAL FORUM encourages skills building for optimal interpretation of research results, developing collaborations and initiating research projects.
Erasmus Medical Center,
Sheba Medical Center,
University Health Network,
University of Toronto,
FRIDAY 15 JUNE
08:30 Registration & Welcome Coffee
09:00 Welcome, Introduction and Goals
09:10 State of the ART: What’s the same – what’s different – Is it clinicially relevant?
Eric Arts, PhD - Western University, London (Canada)
09:35 Heavily treatment experienced patients: Time to use once daily streamlined regimens?
Jonathan Schapiro, MD - Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan (Israel)
10:00 Clinical case presentation
Mona Loutfy, MD, FRCPC, MPH - Women’s College Research Institute, Toronto, Canada
10:30 Coffee break
Session 2 - Optimizing Routine HIV Clinical Management - Pharmacology
11:00 State of the ART: What’s the same – what’s different – is it clinicially relevant?
Charles Flexner, MD - Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore (MD, USA)
11:30 Managing drug-drug interactions in patients with multiple co-medications
Alice Tseng, PharmD - Toronto General Hospital, Toronto (Canada)
Optimizing Routine HIV Clinical Management - Toxicity and Side Effects
12:15 Monitoring and avoiding integrase inhibitor toxicity
Gordon Arbess, MD, CCFP - St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto (Canada)
12:40 Reducing HIV associated inflammation – do the drugs matter?
Darrell Tan, BSc, MD, FRCPC, PhD - St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Session 3 - Optimizing Routine HIV Clinical Management - Looking at the Future
14:15 Improving care of HIV infected women: What needs to be done
Sharon Walmsley, FRCPC, MD, MSc - University Health Network, Toronto (Canada)
14:40 Reduced drug regimens – Pros and Cons
Gary Rubin, MD, MCFP, AAHIVS - University of Toronto, Toronto (Canada)
15:05 Novel drug delivery systems: will they have a place in routine HIV clinical care?
Courtney Fletcher, PharmD - University of Nebraska, Omaha (NE, USA)
15:45 Coffee break
Session 4 - Roundtable Discussion
16:15 Roundtable Discussion: What should HIV care look like in 2023?
17:00 Closing remarks
17:15 End of meeting
Session 1 - Optimizing Routine HIV Clinical Management - Resistance
Registration is free of charge for all healthcare practitioners*. A registration fee applies to other individuals.
*Healthcare practitioners are defined as professionals that provide any type of health care service to patients living with HIV. If you are not sure, please do not hesitate to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This educational activity is sponsored by ViiV Healthcare ULC
We trust that the following information (in alphabetical order) will assist you in organizing your registration and stay in Toronto, Canada.
The accommodation information will be coming soon.
All participants are requested to wear the badge at all times during the conference to ensure admission to the meeting.
Certificate of Attendance
A certificate of attendance will be sent by e-mail after the workshop.
Conference materials can be obtained upon registration at the registration desk at the Conference Venue starting 08.00 AM
on Friday 15 June.
The official conference language is English.
This workshop is intended for educational purposes only and aims to offer participants the opportunity to share information. The Organizing Secretariat of this workshop, Virology Education, cannot accept any liability for the scientific content of the sessions or for any claims which may result from the use of information or publications from this workshop. Virology Education disclaims all liability for injuries or losses of whatever nature incurred by individuals attending the workshop.
Liability and insurance
By registering for the conference participants agree that the organizers do not accept responsibility for medical-, travel- or personal insurance. Participants are advised to take out their own insurance policies.
The Canadian HIV Clinical Forum will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC), which is located in downtown Toronto near popular attractions, shopping areas, and restaurants.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
222 Bremner Blvd
Getting to the MTCC is easy. See how to get to the venue from your location here.
Should you require accommodation, please be informed that we offer special rates at the following hotels:
InterContinental Toronto Centre | 225 Front St W, M5V2X3 Toronto
Room rates starting at CAD 317
The Fairmont Royal York | 100 Front St West, M5J1E3 Toronto
Room rates starting at CAD 290
Strathcona | 60 York St, M5J1S8 Toronto
Room rates starting at CAD 258
Chestnut Residence, University of Toronto | 89 Chestnut Street, M5G 1R1 Toronto
Room rates starting at CAD 152
Rooms can be booked through the Accommodation Portal.
Information on internet access in the venue will follow shortly.
Payment and procedure of on-line registration
Registration is free of charge for all healthcare practitioners. A registration confirmation will be sent to you shortly after your register. If you do not received a confirmation, please contact the organizing secretariat email: email@example.com.
Photographs, audio and video recording
Photographs as well as audio and video recordings are not permitted at the official meeting sessions. Only the official medical writer, appointed by the organization, may make recordings. All presentations, will be posted on the workshop website (under Workshop Materials) as soon as possible after the workshop is finished, provided the speaker has given permission to do so.
For any inquiries or questions, please contact Virology Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +31 (0)30 230 7140. You can also contact us by filling out the contact form.