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Friday, January 18, 2019

7:30 AM Breakfast and Registration
8:30 AM Welcome and Introduction

Session 1 – Cardiometabolic Crossroads

Chair: Gary Lewis

8:40 AM Blood Pressure control – a moving target
Peter Lin
9:05 AM Lipids and Cardiovascular Outcomes
Dominic Ng
9:30 AM Heart Failure and Diabetes
Michael Farkouh
9:55 AM Panel Discussion and Q&A
10:15 AM BREAK

Session 2 – Cardiac/Diabetes Rehab

Chair: Valerie Skeffington

10:35 AM Approaches to getting and staying motivated to exercise – what’s new and effective?
Renee Konidis
11:00 AM Weight loss or healthy eating: which is more important?
Maria Ricupero
11:25 AM Cardiac screening of asymptomatic patients with diabetes: is it worthwhile?
Ashlay Huitema
11:50 AM Panel Discussion, Sharing Resources and Q&A
Valerie Skeffington
12:10 PM LUNCH

Session 3 – Diabetology for the Cardiologist

Chair: Phillip Segal

1:10 PM Top 5 endocrine and cardiovascular papers this year
Jeremy Gilbert
1:35 PM SGLT2 vs GLP1-based therapies – cardiovascular benefits
Julie Lovshin
2:00 PM Remission from diabetes: is it possible?
Ravi Retnakaran
2:25 PM Panel Discussion and Q&A
2:45 PM Day 1 Session Summary
Peter Lin
3:00 PM BREAK

Interactive Breakout Cases – Session 1 (choose one)

3:15 PM
  1. Oral agents for diabetes: practical prescribing
    Phillip Segal
  2. Beyond Apps: digital health for chronic disease management
    Shivani Goyal
  3. Vascular surgery: from ulcer treatment to preventing amputation
    Kathryn Howe
  4. The role of anti-thrombotic therapy in atherosclerotic disease
    Andrew Ha

Interactive Breakout Cases – Session 2 (choose one)

3:45 PM
  1. Oral agents for diabetes: practical prescribing
    Phillip Segal
  2. Beyond Apps: digital health for chronic disease management
    Shivani Goyal
  3. Vascular surgery: from ulcer treatment to preventing amputation
    Kathryn Howe
  4. The role of anti-thrombotic therapy in atherosclerotic disease
    Andrew Ha
4:15 PM ADJOURN

Saturday, January 19, 2019

7:30 AM BREAKFAST
8:30 AM Welcome and Introduction

Session 4 – Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Chair: Erwin Oechslin

8:40 AM Adult Congenital Heart Disease: a rapidly growing population in numbers and complexity
Edward Hickey
9:05 AM Heart failure in ACHD: what makes it different?
Rafa Alonso
9:30 AM My ACHD patient wants to become pregnant – should I be worried?
Lorna Swan
9:55 AM Panel Discussion and Q&A
10:15 AM BREAK

Session 5 – Management of Cardiac Valve Disease
Chair: Maral Ouzounian and Mark Osten

10:35 AM Update on trans-catheter aortic valve replacement
Mark Osten
11:00 AM Latest techniques to treat mitral valve disease
Mitesh Badiwala
11:25 AM Who still requires surgical valve replacement/repair?
Maral Ouzounian
11:50 AM Panel Discussion and Q&A
12:10 PM LUNCH

Session 6 – Aortic Disease

Chair: Thomas Forbes

1:10 PM Medical Management of Patients with Aortic Disease
John Byrne
1:35 PM What are Aortic Dissections, Penetrating Ulcers, Intramural Hematomas?
Jennifer Chung
2:00 PM Where and How should Aortic Aneurysms be Treated?
Thomas Forbes
2:25 PM Panel Discussion and Q&A
2:45 PM Day 2 Session Summary
Peter Lin
3:00 PM BREAK

Interactive Breakout Cases – Session 1 (choose one)

3:15 PM
  1. Diabetes and kidney disease
    Peter Lin
  2. Personalized choice of anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation
    Andrew Ha
  3. To stent or not to stent for angina (COURAGE/ORBITA)
    Michael Ward
  4. Escalating lipid therapies
    Gary Lewis

Interactive Breakout Cases – Session 2 (choose one)

3:45 PM
  1. Diabetes and kidney disease
    Peter Lin
  2. Personalized choice of anticoagulation in atrial fibrillation
    Andrew Ha
  3. To stent or not to stent for angina (COURAGE/ORBITA)
    Michael Ward
  4. Escalating lipid therapies
    Gary Lewis
4:15 PM ADJOURNMENT