Schedule

SHORT COURSE – WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 10

7:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Registration and Breakfast (provided)

8:20 – 9:40 a.m.

Plenary Session – Perspectives on the Future of Clinical Genetics

9:40 – 10:10 a.m.

Nutrition break (provided)

10:10 – 12:00 p.m.

Plenary Session – New Tools for Genetic Diagnosis

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:30 – 3:00 p.m.

Plenary Session – New Indications in Genetic Counselling

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Nutrition break (provided)

3:30 – 5:15 p.m.

 

ANNUAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE (AEC) – OCTOBER 11-13

THURSDAY OCTOBER 11

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.

Nutrition break (provided)

10:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Abstract Session

12:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Lunch (provided to CAGC Members attending AGM) and Annual General Meeting

2:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Sequential Workshops

4:30 – 5:00 p.m.

Nutrition break (provided)

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Sequential Workshops continue

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

CAGC Poster Presentations

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Welcome Reception with Sponsors


FRIDAY OCTOBER 12

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.

Nutrition break (provided)

10:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Plenary Session continues

12:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Lunch with Exhibitors (provided) and Committee Meetings

2:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Practice Specific Workshops

  1. Prenatal/Reproductive: Genetic Counselling in the Fertility Clinic: The Mount Sinai Experience
    Marie Injeyan, BAH, MSc, CGC, CCGC, Genetic Counsellor, Mount Sinai Hospital
    Diane Myles Reid, MSc, CGC, Genetic Counsellor, Prenatal Diagnosis & Medical Genetics Program, Frances Bloomberg Centre for Women’s and Infant’s Health, Mount Sinai Hospital
     
  2. Cardiogenetics: A Cardiac Genetic Clinic/Research Model: Lessons Learned from the Past Two Decades
    Fiona Curtis, CCGC, GCGC, BSc, MSc, MSc, Genetic Counsellor-Eastern Health, Provincial Medical Genetics Program
    Kathy Hodgkinson, Associate Professor, Memorial University, Craig Dobbin Centre for Genetic Research, Faculty of Medicine Memorial University
     
  3. Cancer: Prostate Cancer and What GCs Need to Know
    Justin Lorentz, MSc, CGC, Genetic Counsellor, Male Oncology Research and Education (MORE) Lead, Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre
     

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Nutrition break (provided)

3:45 – 5:00 p.m.

Practice Specific Workshops

  1. General: Private Pay Testing: Patients Taking Matters into Their Own Pockets
    Jessica Baker, BSc (Hons), MSc, CGC, Certificed Genetic Counsellor, Pacific Centre for Reproductive Medicine
    Nicole Gojska, MSc, MSc, CGC, CCGC, Genetic Counsellor, Women’s College Hospital
     
  2. Ethics: Moving Beyond Principlism: How Do We Use an Ethical Approach to Genetic Counselling?
    Sari Zelenietz, MSc, MA, CCGC, Newborn Screening Ontario
     
  3. Newborn Screening: The Evolution of Newborn Screening and It’s Impact on Genetic Counselling
    Sara Fernandez, MSc, CCGC, Genetic Counsellor, Newborn Screening Ontario
     

7:00 p.m.

CAGC Soirée


SATURDAY OCTOBER 13

7:00

Registration Opens (beverages provided)

7:00 – 8:15 a.m.

Industry Breakfast Sessions

8:20 – 10:00 a.m.

Plenary Session: Traditional Genetics

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Nutrition break (provided)

10:30 – 12:00 p.m.

Plenary Session continues

 

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.