Annual Conference

FINAL PROGRAM & ABSTRACTS

The Final Program is now available!

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Conference abstracts are now available as published in JAMMI, the official Journal of the Association of Medical Microbiology Infectious Diseases Canada.

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MOBILE APP

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Get the conference on the go!

Head over to http://bit.ly/AMMIapp on an iPhone, iPad or Android device (not a desktop or laptop) or scan the QR code.

The mobile app provides access to conference information, including schedules, floor plans, abstracts, and much more – all at your fingertips!

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EVALUATIONS

Conference Attendees: Please click on the links below to access the 2016 conference evaluation and the 2016 program evaluations by day:

The program evaluations by day will not be live until the morning of the specified date. For example, you cannot complete Friday’s evaluation on Thursday, as the sessions have not yet taken place.

ABSTRACT PRESENTERS

Up-to-date poster and oral presentation assignments are available below as revised on March 14:

REMINDER TO ORAL PRESENTERS:

The Speaker Ready Room is available on-site at the conference in the Blue Whale Room. We ask that presenters visit the speaker ready room to review their presentation at least 24 hours prior to their session time.

PRE-CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

CCM Logo

Wednesday March 30, 0800 – 1300

CCM Workshop

CCM Workshop Flyer / Annonce - Atelier du CCM (277.8 KB)

Workshop Handout (577.0 KB)

Wednesday March 30, 1230 – 1800

Trainees’ Day

TRAINEES DAY SCHEDULE (34.5 KB)


The CCM Workshop and Trainees’ Day are the perfect complements to the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference. Both are optional and open to everyone interested – even if they are not attending the conference.

To register for these activities, please complete the delegate registration form and add these pre-conference selections.

 

INTEGRATED SYMPOSIA & WORKSHOPS

Integrated Symposia

    C. difficile: Both Sides of the Story
    Date: Thursday March 31
    Time: 1230 – 1430
    Room: Junior Ballroom CD
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    Back to the Patient: Refocusing Antimicrobial Stewardship
    Date: Friday April 1
    Time: 1230 – 1430
    Room: Junior Ballroom CD
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PLEASE NOTE:

Pre-registration is NOT required for either Integrated Symposium. Participation is on a first-come, first-access basis, to a maximum of 150 people per symposium.

Participants HAVE pre-registered for the Workshops and wait lists exist for each. Delegates can inquire about the status of a current workshop’s capacity by visiting the registration desk on-site. No walks in will be permitted once the maximum is reached.

Workshops

    STIs on the Fringe: What we Know and Don’t Know about Trichomonas vaginalis and Mycoplasma genitalium in Canada
    Date: Thursday March 31
    Time: 0700 – 0830
    Room: Junior Ballroom AB
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    Antimicrobial Susceptibility Challenges and Opportunities in the Treatment of Patients with Bloodstream Infections
    Date: Friday April 1
    Time: 1730 – 1900
    Room: Junior Ballroom AB
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    Debate: Single versus Combination Antibiotic Therapy for Serious Gram-Positive Infections
    Date: Saturday April 2
    Time: 0700 – 0830
    Room: Junior Ballroom AB
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EDUCATION GRANT FORM

 

HOTEL INFORMATION

Reservations made at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre after the cutoff are on a space available basis and group rates may no longer apply.

Other hotels within 5-10 minutes walking distance of the conference include:

 
Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Located in the heart of Vancouver, you will never feel more at home than at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. Step outside the doors and into the celebrated sites of the city. Stroll leisurely through the boutiques of Robson Street and Yaletown, take a Sea Wall Walking Tour with friends, and create memories at Stanley Park and the Vancouver Art Gallery, all just blocks away.

Slow down and take in the views of the skyline and the Pacific Ocean from your room. Jump into the heated swimming pool, ease into the whirlpool to get refreshed or get re-energize at the health club. A warm welcome awaits you at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre.

The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Location

  • Address: 1088 Burrard Street. Vancouver, BC V6Z 2R9, Canada
  • Hotel Direct: 1 (604) 331-1000
  • Hotel Toll Free: 1 (800) 663-9255

Reservations

DELEGATE REGISTRATION

Delegate registration for the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference 2016 is now open! Use the links below to register online:

Registration Inquiries

For registration inquiries, contact Unconventional Planning:

32 Colonnade Road, Unit 100
Ottawa, ON K2E 7J6, Canada

Tel.: (613) 721-7061
Toll free: 1 (888) 625-8455 (North America Only)

Fax: (613) 721-3581
Email: registration@unconventionalplanning.com

Registration Fees

Early Bird* Full Rate
Full Conference Daily Rate Full Conference Daily Rate
Member $400 $250 $500 $300
Non-Member $500 $300 $600 $350
Student** $175 $75 $225 $75

* Payment must be received before the early bird fee cut-off date of February 15, 2016.
** A letter of attestation from the teaching institution indicating the registrant is enrolled in a full-time program must accompany the registration.

PLANNING COMMITTEES

Central Planning Committee (CPC)
AMMI Canada

  • Daniel B. Gregson, President, CPC Co-Chair
  • Caroline Quach, President-Elect
  • A. Mark Joffe, Past-President
  • Isabelle Chiu, Scientific Planning Committee Co-Chair
  • Shariq Haider, Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair
  • Mel Krajden, Co-Treasurer

CACMID

  • Jeff Fuller, President, CPC Co-Chair
  • Jessica Minion, Vice-President, Scientific Planning Committee Co-Chair
  • Heather Adam, Past-President
  • Carmen Charlton, Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair
  • Matthew W. Gilmour, Co-Treasurer
  • Paul N. Levett, Meeting Secretary, Abstract Chair

Scientific Planning Committee (SPC)
AMMI Canada

  • Isabelle Chiu, Co-Chair
  • Edith Blondel-Hill
  • Peter Daley
  • Gerald Evans
  • Sarah Forgie
  • Todd Hatchette
  • Shazia Masud
  • Matthew Oughton
  • David Patrick
  • Susan Poutanen
  • Duncan Webster
  • Titus Wong

CACMID

  • Jessica Minion, Co-Chair
  • Vanessa Allen
  • Meghan Dey
  • Gregory German
  • Matthew W. Gilmour
  • Paul N. Levett
  • Doris Poole
  • Christine Turenne
  • Titus Wong

COLLABORATING SOCIETIES

 

SPONSORS

Platinum

Merck Canada
Gold

Accelerate Diagnostics

Hologic Canada Limited

Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.

Bronze

Pfizer Canada Inc.

Copper

CSL Behring
Patron

BD Diagnostic Systems

Pulsus Group Inc.