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Depression in 2020: Biomarkers, Technologies and Novel Therapies

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Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

33 Gerrard Street West

Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4

Canada

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A one-day Continuing Medical Education conference for Psychiatrists, Family Physicians, other health professionals, and trainees.


AGENDA

7:30am-8:00am Breakfast & Registration

8:00am-8:15am Welcome and Introductions

Sagar Parikh, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Opening Remarks

Sidney Kennedy, MD, FRCPC, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario

Raymond Lam, MD, FRCPC, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

8:15am-9:00am Plenary 1: Biomarkers and Bitcoin: Transmogrifying hype into patient care

Roy Perlis, MD, MSc, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts

9:00am-9:45am Plenary 2: Imaging-based Biomarkers in Depression

Jonathan Downar, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario

9:45am-10:00am Break

10:00am-11:30am Symposium 1: Emerging Treatments in Depression

Ketamine Treatments (30 minutes)

Pierre Blier, MD, PhD, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario

More than a Gut Feeling: Emerging roles of the microbiome in the treatment of depression (30 minutes)

Jane Foster, PhD, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

Theta Burst Stimulation for the Treatment of Depression (30 minutes)

Daniel Blumberger, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, Ontario

11:30am-12:30pm Lunch

12:30pm-2:00pm Symposium 2: Technology and Health

m-Health and Depression (40 minutes)

John Torous, MD, MBI, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts

Online CBT for Depression: Current Evidence and Clinical Tools (25 minutes)

Lena Quilty, PhD, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, Ontario

EEG Devices for Mood and Anxiety (25 minutes)

Faranak Farzan, PhD, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, British Columbia

2:00pm-2:15pm Break

2:15pm-3:45pm Concurrent Workshops*

Cannabis and Mood Disorders: Knowledge Translation in Clinical Practice

Oyedeji Ayonrinde, FRCPsych, MBA, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

CANMAT Bipolar Guidelines

Benicio Frey, MD, MSc, PhD, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario

Valerie Tourjman, MD, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec

CANMAT Depression Guidelines

Sophie Grigoriadis, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

Sagar Parikh, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

3:45pm-4:00pm Closing Remarks

Sagar Parikh, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan


*Please note, each attendee will be able to attend only 1 of the 3 concurrent workshops.

FEES

Physicians $275

Other Health Professionals $175

Fellows & Other Trainees $75

CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME) CREDITS

Credits for Family Physicians:

This 1-credit-per hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified for up to 6 Mainpro+ credits.

Credits for Specialists:

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. You may claim a maximum of 6 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Credits for Others:

This is an accredited learning activity which provides up to 6 hours of Continuing Education.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF SUPPORT

We would like to acknowledge the following sponsors that have generously awarded this conference with an unrestricted educational grant. The grant has been awarded in accordance with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and Canada’s research-based pharmaceutical companies:

Gold

Allergan Inc. (Canada)

Janssen Inc.

Silver

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.

FAQs

What time do the doors open?

Doors and registration will open at 7:30am.

Will meals/refreshments be provided?

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Tea and coffee refreshments will also be served.

How do I get to the event?

The Chelsea Hotel (33 Gerrard Street W., Toronto, Ontario) is located at a six-minute walk from Yonge-Dundas Square. The Chelsea Hotel has multiple entrances and can be accessed from Gerrard Street, Elm Street and Yonge Street. The conference will take place in the Mountbatten Salon on the second floor. Breakout rooms will be located on the same floor.

Public Transit

If travelling by public transit, the closest TTC stations are either Dundas or College Station.

Driving & Parking

For those driving, entrance underground parking is located on the south side of Gerrard Street in front of the lobby entrance. Pricing can be found here.


Accessibility

The Chelsea hotel is accessible from street level. Wheel Trans pick up and drop-off is located on the south side of Gerrard Street in front of the lobby entrance. More information can be found here.


Refund Policy

In case you are unable to attend the conference, refunds will be available up until January 3rd, 2019 (30 days before the event). Please note a processing fee of $50 CAD will be retained.

If for any reason the conference is cancelled, registrants will be advised and full refunds will be issued.

QUESTIONS?

Please contact Anum at shivjiarwana@smh.ca with the message subject: Depression in 2020 Conference.

PLANNING COMMITTEE

CHAIR

Claudio Soares, MD, PHD, FRCPC, MBA

Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, Queen’s University School of Medicine (Kingston, Ontario)

Jane Foster, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario)

Sidney Kennedy, MD, FRCPC

Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario); Arthur Sommer Rotenberg Chair in Suicide and Depression Studies, St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto, ON); Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto, Ontario); Scientist, Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network (Toronto, Ontario)

Raymond Lam, MD, FRCPC

Professor & Head, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Columbia)

Roumen Milev, MD, PHD, FRCPSYCH, FRCPC

Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology; Director, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario)

Sagar Parikh, MD

John F. Greden Professor of Depression and Clinical Neuroscience; Professor of Psychiatry; Professor of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health; Associate Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)

Janice Pong, MSc

Communications and Research Manager, Centre for Depression and Suicide Studies, St. Michael's Hospital (Toronto, Ontario)

Susan Rotzinger, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)

Anum Shivji Arwani, MSc

Outreach Coordinator, Centre for Depression and Suicide Studies, St. Michael's Hospital (Toronto, Ontario)

EVENT PARTNERS

Depression in 2020: Biomarkers, Technologies and Novel Therapies Conference is co-organised by the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) and the Canadian Biomarker Integration Network for Depression (CAN-BIND). For more information about CAN-BIND, visit www.canbind.ca or follow them on Twitter and/or Facebook @CANBIND.

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