Schedule

This program is preliminary and subject to change.

 

SHORT COURSE – WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 27

8:30 – 10:00 a.m.

Registration

10:00 – 12:30 p.m.

Plenary Session

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Plenary Session

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Nutrition break (provided)

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Discussions – How to Incorporate these Skills into Your Own Practice

 

ANNUAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE (AEC) – SEPTEMBER 28-30

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 28

7:00

Registration Opens (beverages provided)

7:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Industry Breakfast Sessions

8:20 – 10:00 a.m.

Plenary Session

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment break (provided)

10:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Abstract Session

12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch (provided) and Annual General Meeting

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Plenary Session – Genome Wide Sequencing

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Nutrition break (provided)

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Concurrent Workshops

  1. Cancer Genetics – Alternative Modes of Service Delivery
    Lauren Currie, IWK Health Centre
    Jennifer Nuk, BC Cancer Agency Hereditary Cancer Program
    Karen Panabaker, London Health Sciences Centre
     
  2. Industry – Tales from the “Dark Side”: On Becoming a Genetic Counsellor for Industry
    Tina Babineau Sturk, LifeLabs Genetics
    Meena Mahey Kumar, Blueprint Genetics
     
  3. Prenatal

4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Poster Presentations

5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception with Sponsors


FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 29

7:00

Registration Opens (beverages provided)

7:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Industry Breakfast Sessions

8:20 – 10:00 p.m.

Abstract Session

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Refreshment break (provided)

10:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Plenary Session

12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch with Exhibitors (provided)

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Concurrent Workshops

  1. Next-generation Sequencing & Variant Classification for Genetic Counsellors
    Colleen Caleshu, Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease
    Deanna Alexis Carere, McMaster University
     
  2. Exploring Alternative Career Opportunities
    Chris Trevors, Dynacare
     
  3. Overcoming Barriers to Research

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Nutrition break (provided)

3:45 – 5:00 p.m.

Concurrent Workshops cont’d

  1. Next-generation Sequencing & Variant Classification for Genetic Counsellors
    Colleen Caleshu, Stanford Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease
    Deanna Alexis Carere, McMaster University
     
  2. Exploring Alternative Career Opportunities
    Chris Trevors, Dynacare
     
  3. Overcoming Barriers to Research

7:00 p.m.

CAGC Soirée


SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 30

7:00

Registration Opens (beverages provided)

7:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Industry Breakfast Sessions

8:20 – 10:30 a.m.

Plenary Session

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Refreshment break (provided)

10:30 – 12:45 p.m.

Plenary Session cont’d

 

Please note: Speakers were selected to present based on their area of expertise; however, the opinions of the speakers are not necessarily reflective of the opinions of the CAGC.