Medical Conference Series

Arrhythmia Update+

The Arrhythmia Update + is a unique multi-day conference that strives to provide the highest quality of continuing medical education in cardiology. Leading experts from across Canada present on topics relevant to the participants’ practice and get them interacting with each other in workshops and case- based discussions. Arrhythmia Update+ is a great opportunity for attendees to join their colleagues across Canada for in-depth lectures and workshops geared toward optimizing the management of their patients.

To ensure the program is held to a high educational standard, Arrhythmia Update+ partners with the Canadian Cardiovascular Society to review, accredit and contribute programming to this conference. The last edition of Arrhythmia Update + in 2016 introduced a component to enhance the participants’ learning experience with a Self Learning module for attendees to take throughout the conference. This aspects provides an additional layer of education, as well as credit types.

Diabetes Update

Now in it's fourth year, Diabetes Update is a 2.5-day congress accredited by the Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism via the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and is organized under the expert guidance of Dr. Lawrence A. Leiter (Chair), Dr. Keith C. Bowering, Dr. Peter Lin, Dr. Rémi Rabasa- Lhoret and Dr. James Stone. The target audience for this meeting includes specialists in endocrinology and internal medicine, along with family physicians.

Every year, the congress begins with a welcome reception, giving delegates, faculty and industry partners the opportunity to meet, greet and interact before the scientific meeting began the following day. Through morning plenary sessions and interactive afternoon workshops, this annual meeting provides a forum for learning from the best clinicians and scientific minds, as well as interactive sharing among peers with the goal of translating knowledge into improved patient outcomes. This year's themes focused on the future of diabetes management, the latest clinical data, new treatments, obesity and heart disease. The congress also discussed the prevention of diabetes and diabetes complications.

Heart Failure Update

Since its inception three years ago, Heart Failure Update has seen impressive participant growth and is now recognized as one of the top cardiology congresses in Canada! HF Update is a national congress accredited by the Canadian Cardiovascular Society whose goal is to provide a forum for the exchange of knowledge and its translation into improved care for heart failure patients.

This year, from May 12-13, 2017, the Canadian Heart Failure Society and the Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Research will co-present this special event offering the latest information for the practicing clinician and nurse, and a simultaneous stream focused on investigative research, meaning it is truly bench to bedside. Sessions will feature an interactive roster of expert plenaries, panel discussions, workshops and debates targeted at health-care professionals and investigators whose focus is improved heart failure treatment and prevention. Faculty will include an array of national and international heart failure experts - an excellent opportunity for delegates to exchange with the leaders in this rapidly evolving field.