CANADIAN HIV CLINICAL FORUM

TORONTO, ON - CANADA    15 JUNE 2018

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.

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BACKGROUND

 

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.

PROGRAM CHAIRS

Charles Boucher
MD, PhD

Erasmus Medical Center,

The Netherlands

Jonathan Schapiro
MD

Sheba Medical Center,

Israel

LOCAL CHAIRS

Sharon Walmsley
FRCPC, MD, MSc

University Health Network,

Canada

Gary Rubin
MD

University of Toronto,

Canada

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Canadian HIV Clinical Forum

Toronto | 15 June 2018

 
 
PROGRAM

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

10:15      Discussion

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)

12:00      Discussion

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

13:05      Discussion

13:15      Lunch

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)

15:30      Discussion

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

Networking Dinner

Session 1  -  Optimizing Routine HIV Clinical Management - Resistance

 
REGISTRATION FEES

 

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 info@virology-education.com.

RELATED EVENT

The Canadian HIV Clinical Forum will take place during the Global Hepatitis Summit 2018. For more information on GHS 2018, please click here. Or click here for their latest newsletter.
 

SPONSOR

This educational activity is sponsored by ViiV Healthcare ULC

ENDORSERS

 
PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

Practical Information

We trust that the following information (in alphabetical order) will assist you in organizing your registration and stay in Toronto, Canada.

Accommodation

The accommodation information will be coming soon.

 

Badges

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

Conference materials can be obtained upon registration at the registration desk at the Conference Venue starting 08.00 AM

on Friday 15 June.

 

Conference language

The official conference language is English.

 

Disclaimer

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.

 

Meeting venue

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
South Building
222 Bremner Blvd
Toronto, ON
M5V 3L9

Website

Getting to the MTCC is easy. See how to get to the venue from your location here.
 

Accommodation
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.
 
Internet access

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: info@virology-education.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.

Contact

Inquiries

For any inquiries or questions, please contact Virology Education at info@virology-education.com or call +31 (0)30 230 7140. You can also contact us by filling out the contact form.

Lena Hartandi-Niesen

Project Manager

lena@vironet.com

Naima Calor

Project Manager

naima@vironet.com

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Conference materials:

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