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INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON LIVER & IBD REVIEW
February 3-5, 2012
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Westin Trillium House - Blue Mountain Collingwood, Ontario
Ontario Association of G astroenterology
HOTEL A C C O M O D AT I O N & I N F O R M AT I O N
The Westin Trillium House - Blue Mountain 220 Mountain Drive Collingwood, Ontario L9Y 3Z2 Tel: (705) 443-8080 Fax: (705) 443-8081 Website: www.westinbluemountain.com Connect with nature at The Westin Trillium House – Blue Mountain, a stunning mountain resort situated between the Georgian Bay and the Niagara Escarpment. Only two hours northwest of Toronto, the hotel is in the new Village at Blue, an old Ontario community of shops, restaurants, and activities just moments away from the province’s best skiing and snowboarding. Be sure to visit Plunge, the year round aquatic center, featuring indoor and outdoor pools, hot tubs, rope swings, and slides – a perfect escape for the whole family.
2012 ORGANIZING COMMIT TEE Dr. David Baron, Chair Dr. Jeff Axler Dr. Jordan Feld Dr. Jamie Gregor Dr. Imran Rasul Dr. Hemant Shah
Take a dip in the swimming pool and reinvigorate your mind, body, and soul in our WestinWORKOUT® Powered by Reebok Gym. After a long day on the slopes, revive in our four season outdoor hot tub. Relax with a book by the gas fireplace in your room at The Westin Trillium House – Blue Mountain. With stunning natural views, the rooms boast the signature Heavenly Bed® for a peaceful night’s sleep, and the refreshing Heavenly Bath®. The Westin didn’t discover fresh air, but is proud to offer it at this hotel.
CONTINUING E D U C AT I O N : Category 4 Credits will apply for this event.
Delegates are responsible for making their own arrangements for activities offered by the resort. See the attached brochure for information.
SYMPOSIUM DRESS CODE For all Symposium activities, including the Closing Dinner, the acceptable dress code will be resort casual for all delegates.
The fifth Annual International Symposium on Liver and IBD Review has been designed to offer riveting, thought-provoking scientific sessions coupled with a unique social program which is sure to stimulate both your mind and your sense of fun in the cold winter months.
P R O G R A M AT A G L A N C E F R I D AY, F E B R U A R Y 3 , 2 0 1 2 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Registration Open Welcome Dinner
Visit our website for more informati on. Registration is av ailable online at gastro.on.ca/ Even ts
S AT U R D AY, F E B R U A R Y 4 , 2 0 1 2 6:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. 7:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Registration Open Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. Opening Remarks Speaker: Dr. David Baron
L I V E R U P D AT E 8:05 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. New Therapies for Hepatitis C – the Data from Clinical Trials Speaker: Dr. Paul Marotta 8:30 a.m. – 8:55 a.m. New Therapies for Hepatitis C – the Nuts and Bolts of use in Your Clinical Practice Speaker: Dr. Jordan Feld
10:20 a.m. – 10:40 a.m. Biologics in Crohn’s: Extra-Intestinal Speaker: Dr. Gordon Greenberg 10:40 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Biologics in Ulcerative Colitis Speaker: Dr. John Marshall 11:00 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. Panel Discussion Moderator: Dr. David Baron 11:20 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. The Exceptional Access Program – Scoping out the options for drug reimbursement for IBD Speaker: Ms. Margaret Wong
8:55 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Panel Discussion Moderator: Dr. David Baron
11:40 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Ground Rules for Breakout Sessions Speaker: Dr. Isser Dubinsky
9:20 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. Coffee Break
11:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Working Lunch (Breakout Sessions)
I B D U P D AT E
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Sponsors/Spouses/Children)
9:40 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Biologics in Crohn’s: Luminal Speaker: Dr. A. Hillary Steinhart
10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Biologics in Crohn’s: Fistula Speaker: Dr. Brian Feagan
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Biologics in Crohn’s: Luminal Moderator: Dr. Jamie Gregor
Biologics in Crohn’s: Fistula Moderator: Dr. Jeff Baker Biologics in Crohn’s: Extra-Intestinal Moderator: Dr. David Morgan Biologics in Ulcerative Colitis Moderator: Dr. Jeff Axler
PLENARY SESSION Session Moderator: Dr. Isser Dubinsky 1:35 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. Luminal-Debrief (Dr. Jamie Gregor) 1:50 p.m. – 2:05 p.m. Fistula-Debrief (Dr. Jeff Baker) 2:05 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Extra-Intestinal-Debrief (Dr. David Morgan) 2:20 p.m. – 2:35 p.m. Ulcerative Colitis-Debrief (Dr. Jeff Axler) 2:35 p.m. – 2:40 p.m. Closing Remarks Speaker: Dr. David Baron PRESIDENT'S CLOSING DINNER
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m .
Raffle Tickets, Raffle Tickets! Purchase a raffle ticket during the Symposium for an opportunity to win fantastic prizes! Investing in a child’s future is an easy task with much reward. Not only are you helping to fight hunger in our own backyard, but also you will be helping to free children and their families from poverty and physical and emotional abuse. Hunger and abuse can undermine healthy growth and development and leave its mark across the lifespan. Your small investment in a child’s life has a powerful impact. Participate in our raffle for a chance to win a prize, which will be drawn at the Closing Dinner. Proceeds will be donated to Second Harvest Food Bank.
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Ontario Association of Gastroenterology 2175 Sheppard Avenue East Suite 310 Toronto, Ontario M2J 1W8
Tel: (416) 494-7233 / Toll free: 1-866-560-7585 Fax: (416) 491-1670 E-mail: email@example.com website: www.gastro.on.ca