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Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting Banff, Alberta

March 29 - April 1, 2012

“Psychiatry Reaching Across the Life Cycle �

The Alberta Psychiatric Association will apply for continuing education credits from Colleges deemed appropriate by the program committee. Final confirmation will be printed in Conference Program Book .


PROGRAM Thursday March 29, 2012 1800-2000

Dinner Symposium - Limited to 100 participants “How Can We Meaningfully Improve the Outcome in Schizophrenia?” Robin Emsley, MD

2000-2200

Film and Discussion “The Healing Power of Art: An Exploration in Film” Janet de Groot, MD & Elizabeth Wallace, MD

2000-2130

Workshop “Everyday Mindfulness: Theory, Practice, and Evidence” Vincent Hanlon, MD, CCFP(EM)

Friday March 30, 2012 0730

Hot Breakfast Buffet

0800-0900

Breakfast Symposium “Understanding and Managing Suicidality in Patients with Mood and Anxiety Disorders” Richard H. Weisler, MD

0900-1000

KEYNOTE SPEAKER “Cannabis and Psychosis; the Hash Realities” Sir Robin M. Murray, FRS, MD, DSc, FRCP, FRCPsych, FMedSci

1030-1130

KEYNOTE SPEAKER “Alberta Addiction and Mental Health Strategy and Plan” Chris Eagle, MD

1130-1300

CPA CPD Institute - Lunch Symposium “Functionality: An Essential Target or Impossible Demand?” Glenda MacQueen, MD, PhD, FRCPC

1300-1400

KEYNOTE SPEAKER “Echoing the Sounds of Oral Traditional Fundamental Teachings that Impact our Nation” Chief George Stanley

1400-1500

CPA CPD Institute “Executive Function and ADHD: New Concepts and Implications for Treatment” Larry Klassen, MD, FRCPC

1400-1500

“Structural Remodeling in Cortico-limbic Circuits Following Chronic Stress: Mechanisms and Clinical Implications” Matthew Hill, MD

1400-1530

SCAP ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

1515-1730

Film and Discussion “Psychiatry at the Movies - American Beauty” T.C.R. Wilkes, MD

1530-1630

KEYNOTE SPEAKER “Update on the Treatment of Tourette Syndrome: From CBT to DBS” John T. Walkup, MD

1630-1730

KEYNOTE SPEAKER “Diagnosis and Management of Alcohol Use Disorders: Past, Present and Future” Wolfgang Sommer, MD, PhD

1830-2200

FAMILY FUN NIGHT Join colleagues and their families for a light meal and refreshments. Entertainment includes a D.J., face painter, balloon artist and caricature artist. All ages welcome.

Saturday, March 31, 2012 0730

Hot Breakfast Buffet

0800-0900

Breakfast Symposium ”Tips on Psychopharmacology for Adults and the Elderly” Zahinoor Ismail, MD, FRCPC


PROGRAM Saturday, March 31, 2012 (continued) 0900-1030

Concurrent Workshops “The Joys of a Multigenerational Profession” Derek Puddester, MD “The Art of Travel and Our Lifelong Search for Meaning” Vincent Hanlon, MD, CCFP(EM) “Estate Planning for Physicians” Bonnie Brooks

1100-1200

KEYNOTE SPEAKER “Stigma and Discrimination…Let’s Pave the Road for Hope and Recovery” Manon Charbonneau, MD, FRCPC, FCPA

1200-1330

CPA CPD Institute ‘s Lunch Symposium “Bipolar Disorder in the Real World: Can We Prevent Disability?” TBA

1330-1430

Concurrent Sessions - 1 hour “A Psychiatrist’s View of the Provincial Addiction & Mental Health Strategy” Michael Trew, MD, FRCPC “How Concerned Should we be About Video Game Addictions?” Shervin Vakili, PhD, R. Psych & Sam Chang, MD, FRCPC “Living the Legacy: An Example of Intergenerational Transmission in an Older Woman with Cluster B Traits” Leanne Owens, MD “Looking at Adult ADHD Through the Lens of Common Co-morbid Conditions: A Focus on Sleep Problems” Atul Khullar, MD, MSc, FRCPC, DABPN (Cert. Sleep Med) “Clozapine 101” Thomas Raedler, MD

1430-1530

Concurrent Sessions - 1 hour “A History of Mental Health in Alberta” Doug Urness, MD “Management of Agitation In an ER Setting (Adults); Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis” Waqar Waheed, MD “The New Presence: The Effect of Therapists Pregnancy on a Group Psychotherapy Experience” Laura Stovel, MD “Mindfulness and Psychotherapy: Inside the Therapy Hour and Out” WITHDRAWN Catherine L. Phillips, MD, FRCPC “Brain-Body Biologic Bridging—Psychiatry’s Vital Leadership in Advancing Health Across all Life’s Seasons” Ian Kroll, MD, FRCPC, DAPBN

1430-1530

Concurrent Sessions - 20 minutes “Emotional Regulation Group Psychotherapy: Cost Effective Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder” Richard Hibbard, MD “Endothelial Function in Schizophrenia” Martin Vetter, MD

1330-1530

Resident Presentations - 20 minutes “D-Serine, NMDA Receptor Agonist, and Its Role in Schizophrenia” Maryana Duchcherer, MD “An Audit of High Dose Antipsychotic Prescribing in Psychiatry” Simona Folescu, MD “The Brain-Gut Connection - Constipation in Schizophrenia” Sudhakar Sivapalan, MD “Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)” Tania Oommen, MD

Saturday March 31, 2012 …..continued on following page


PROGRAM Saturday, March 31, 2012 (continued) 1600-1700

SECTION OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY AND APA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Presentation of Residents’ Prizes

PRESIDENT’S GALA

1830

Dinner and Dance - Featuring the sounds of the “Top Tones”

Installation of the New President will follow the meal Sunday, April 1, 2012

0800

Continental Breakfast Available

0830-1200

SECTION OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY AND APA ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

WELCOME TO THE RIMROCK RESORT HOTEL The Rimrock Resort Hotel is located in Canada's renowned National Park in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Nestled in a pristine mountain setting above the Banff town site, the Rimrock Resort Hotel offers comfort and luxury combined with the most breathtaking mountain and alpine valley views to be found. With unmatched style, decor and superb hospitality, the Rimrock Resort Hotel is a very special place to visit for a truly remarkable experience. Offering both grand views and grand designs, it's no wonder that the Rimrock Resort Hotel is the only member of "The Leading Hotels of the World" in Alberta. Enjoy the Canadian Rocky Mountains in Rimrock style. You will see the difference! HOTEL RESERVATIONS SHOULD BE MADE DIRECTLY WITH THE HOTEL USING THE ENCLOSED “ROOM REQUEST FORM”

CANCELLATION AND REFUND POLICY Cancellations and refund requests must be received in writing. Please send them to the attention of Kathy Stirling, Conference Manager. Refunds will be processed after the conference. Deadline for a full refund less $25.00 administration fee: February 29, 2012 Deadline for a 50% registration refund: March 15, 2012 Registration refund will not be issued after March 15, 2012 Deadline for social event refunds March 15, 2012 Registration Fee:

$415.00 - APA Member Registration Information: $415.00 - CPA Member (out of province registrant only) $490.00 - Non Member (These are early bird rates prior to February 27, 2012)

Kathy Stirling Conference Manager Tel: (403) 269-2000 Email: stirlink@shaw.ca

REGISTER ONLINE AT: www.albertapsych.org

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