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Can Respir J. 2009 Jul-Aug; 16(4): 112–113.
PMCID: PMC2734432

CTS Announcements

CANADIAN THORACIC SOCIETY SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM 2009

Once again this year, the annual Canadian Thoracic Society (CTS) Scientific Program will be held in conjunction with the American College of Chest Physicians’ CHEST conference.

CTS Scientific Program

November 2–3, 2009

San Diego, California, USA

Monday November 2, 2009

14:30–15:30

Theme: CIHR Distinguished Lecture

Opening Remarks: Dr Rob McFadden, Program Chair

Moderator: Dr. Peter Liu, Scientific Director, Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Airway remodeling in asthma: Implications for disease severity

Dr James Martin

15:30–16:30

Break – Exhibits

16:30–18:00

Theme: Annual Christie Memorial Lecture

Moderator: Dr Michel Rouleau

Introduction of Lecturer: To be announced

16:35–17:20

Dr Art Slutsky – Mechanical Ventilation: From Vesalius to VILI

17:20–18:00

CTS Annual General Meeting

Tuesday November 3, 2009

08:00–9:15

Theme: The Great Debate

Moderator: Dr Rob McFadden

Canadian Guidelines Discourage the Optimal Management of Asthma

PRO: Dr Ken Chapman

CON: Dr Mark Fitzgerald

9:15–10:30

Break – Exhibits

10:30–12:00

Theme: Bronchiectasis

Moderator: Dr Denis O’Donnell

10:30–11:00

Dr Sharon Dell – Diagnosis of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD): Are We There Yet?

11:00–11:30

Dr Liz Tullis – Managing Non-CF Bronchiectasis in the Absence of Evidence

11:30–12:00

Dr Stephen Field – MAC in Bronchiectasis: Pathogen, Hitchhiker, or Both?

CANADIAN RESPIRATORY CONFERENCE

Thank you to all who attended the 2009 Canadian Respiratory Conference (CRC) in Toronto, Ontario, April 23–25, 2009. You helped to make the second edition of ‘A Breath of Fresh Air’ a great success! CRC 2009 abstracts and proceedings will be published soon in the Canadian Respiratory Journal.

CANADIAN RESPIRATORY CONFERENCE 2010

Mark your calendars!

April 29 to May 1, 2010

World Trade Convention Centre

Halifax, Nova Scotia

www.lung.ca/crc

MEMBERSHIP

Have you joined the CTS or renewed your membership for the 2009/2010 year?

If not, please visit www.lung.ca/cts, send an e-mail to Lise Dingwell at ac.gnul@ofnistc or call 613-569-6411 ext 270.

Note the many advantages of membership in the CTS:

  • access to research funding;
  • reduced registration fees for the annual ACCP CHEST Conference and the annual CRC;
  • 15% reduced membership fees for the European Respiratory Society;
  • collaboration with a national network of respiratory physicians and researchers promoting lung health across Canada;
  • CTS social events at the ACCP and American Thoracic Society conferences;
  • online access to the Canadian Respiratory Journal;
  • educational and practice resources (patient and practice tools, Web site, guidelines, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease slides);
  • participation and leadership opportunities in CTS committees, guideline development and research activities; and
  • e-bulletin

To join or renew your membership, please visit

<www.lung.ca/cts>.

MOVING? PLEASE LET US KNOW – CONTACT

Canadian Thoracic Society

1750 Courtwood Crescent, Suite 300

Ottawa, Ontario K2C 2B5

Telephone: 613-569-6422 ext 270

Fax: 613-569-8860

E-mail: ac.gnul@ofnistc


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