Agenda

Friday, March 25, 2022
(All times are listed in EST)

0925

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Phillip Segal

Session 1: Diabetes – Latest Updates

0930 What Have CV Outcomes Trials Taught us about the Clinical Effects of GLP-1 RAs? Hertzel Gerstein
0955 5 Best Diabetes Papers of 2021 Jeremy Gilbert
1020 What’s New in Canadian Lipid Guidelines Rob Hegele
1045 Q&A Panel Discussion Hertzel Gerstein, Jeremy Gilbert, Rob Hegele

1100

Break & Exhibits

Session 2: Diabetes in Different Populations

1110 Providing Effective Diabetes Care in the Elderly Rebecca Ganann, Maureen Markle-Reid
1135 Type 2 Diabetes in Young People Calvin Ke
1200 Diabetes, Mental Health and Chronic Disease David Castle
1225 Sex and Gender Differences in the Development of Diabetes Complications Robin Mason
1250 Q&A Panel Discussion Rebecca Ganann, Maureen Markle-Reid, Calvin Ke, David Castle, Robin Mason
1310

BBDC Diabetes Team of the Year Award Presentation

 

1320

Lunch & Exhibits

Session 3: Diabetes – Therapy

1410 SGLT2 Renal Mechanism Peter Lin
1435 Can Pharmacotherapy Rival Bariatric Surgery? Sean Wharton
1500 Diabetic Retinopathy and Strategies to Improve Screening David Wong
1525 Q&A Panel Discussion Peter Lin, Sean Wharton, David Wong
1540

Day 1 Sessions Summary

Peter Lin

1610 Adjourn for the Day

Saturday, March 26, 2022
(All times are listed in EST)

0925

Welcome & Opening Remarks

Sean Balmain

Session 4: Electrophysiology

0930 Update on Atrial Fibrillation: From Anticoagulation to Ablation Andrew Ha
0955 Advances in Pacemaker Technology: Physiologic and Leadless Pacing Cameron Gilbert
1020 Work up of Inherited Arrhythmias: Clinical and Genetic Screening Danna Spears
1045 Q&A Panel Discussion Andrew Ha, Cameron Gilbert, Danna Spears

1100

Break & Exhibits

Session 5: Heart Failure and Cardiomyopathy

1110 Wearable Technology and Artificial Intelligence in Heart Failure Care Yas Moaedi
1135 Forgotten Causes of Left Ventricular Dysfunction Nat Hawkins
1200 Myocarditis Following COVID-19 Infection or Vaccination Kate Hanneman
1225 Brief Heart Failure Guideline and Recent Trials Update Mike McDonald
1250 Q&A Panel Discussion Yas Moaedi, Nat Hawkins, Kate Hanneman, Mike McDonald

1310

Lunch & Exhibits

Session 6: Coronary Artery Disease

1400 Investigation of Suspected Coronary Disease and the Role of Nuclear Imaging Mark Iwanochko
1425 Optimal Medical Management of Established Coronary Disease Mike Farkouh
1450 Advances in Surgical Management of Coronary Disease Piroze Davierwala
1515 Q&A Panel Discussion Mark Iwanochko, Mike Farkouh, Piroze Davierwala
1530

Day 2 Sessions Summary

Peter Lin

1600 Symposium Adjourns