Program is based on a minimum of 25% of time allowed for questions and answers.

Day 1 – Friday, September 15, 2017

7:00 Registration & Breakfast

New Frontiers in Minimal Invasive Therapies

Moderator: Victor Yang

8:00 Focused Ultrasound
Clement Hamani
8:20 Minimal Invasive Intraparenchymal Hemorrhage Aspiration and Lysis
Demetrius Lopes
8:40 Combined Open Surgical-Endovascular Approaches – When and Why?
Ivan Radovanovic
9:00 Tissue Engineering for Brain Aneurysms
Matthew Gounis
9:20 OCT in Neurovascular Decision Making – Ready for Prime Time
Patrick Brouwer
9:40 Integrated Stroke Imaging Using a Flatpanel Angiography
Vitor Pereira
10:00 Discussion
10:30 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

Stroke – Challenges

Moderator: Gary Redekop

11:00 Conscious Sedation vs. GA in Stroke: Is the debate solved?
Waleed Brinjikji
11:20 Acute Dissections and Ischemic Stroke
Gary Redekop
11:40 ADAPT vs SOLUMBRA vs BGC Thrombectomy: When to use what technique
Brian van Adel
12:00 Acute Stroke in Children: Technical Aspects
Darren Orbach
12:20 Discussion
12:30 Lunch

Pediatric Neurointervention

Moderator: Vitor Pereira

13:30 Non-vascular Pediatric Neurointerventions
Prakash Muthusami
13:50 HHT in the Pediatric Agegroup: Neurovascular Phenotypes and Treatment
Timo Krings
14:10 Dural A/V lesions in the Pediatric Agegroup
Karel terBrugge
14:30 Retinoblastoma Treatment
Fergus Robertson
14:50 Remembering Cheemun
Grant Stotts
15:00 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

Pediatric Neurointervention

Moderator: Manohar Shroff

15:10 Pediatric Neurointerventions – An interactive Potpourri from London
Adam Rennie
15:30 Pediatric Neurointerventions – An interactive Potpourri from Boston
Darren Orbach
15:50 Pediatric Neurointerventions – An interactive Potpourri from Toronto
Vitor Pereira

Challenging Cases

Moderator: Zul Kaderali

16:10 How I got into and out: Complications in Coiling – Case discussions
Cian O’Kelly
16:40 How I got into and out: Complications in Flowdiversion – Case discussion
Mike Kelly
17:10 How I got into and out: Complications in Stroke/Stenting – Case discussion
Patrick Brouwer
17:40 Adjourn
18:00 Conference Dinner
(Oro Restaurant, 45 Elm St, Toronto, ON M5G 1H1)

Day 2 – Saturday, September 16, 2017

7:15 Registration & Breakfast

Stroke Prevention

Moderator: Daniel Roy

8:00 Identify and Stabilize the Vulnerable Carotid Plaque
Alan Moody
8:20 Current Status: CAS vs CEA vs medical treatment
Frank Silver
8:40 To Protect or Not to Protect in CAS: Is there Evidence or Consensus?
Daniel Roy
9:00 Subclavian and Extracranial Vertebral Stenting
Vitor Pereira
9:20 Challenging Cases – What would you do?
Leo da Costa
10:00 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

Stroke – Concepts

Moderator: Jai Jai Shankar

10:30 Clot: Origin, etiology and imaging
Matthew Gounis
10:50 Current Imaging Approach in Acute Stroke – The Calgary Model
Mayank Goyal
11:10 Building Stroke Systems – The Saskatchewan experience
Mike Kelly
11:30 Update on and Rationale Behind Current and Future Stroke Trials
Vitor Pereira
12:00 Lunch

Aneurysms – Challenges

Moderator: Sumit Jhas

13:00 Should We Treat Poor Grade SAH Patients? Evidence & Personal Experience
Genevieve Milot
13:20 Incidental Imaging Findings after Aneurysm Treatment
Ronit Agid
13:50 Imaging Follow-up of Flowdiversion
Aditya Bharatha
14:10 Fusiiforme Vertebrobasilar Aneurysms – There is no therapeutic solution
Adnan Siddiqui
14:30 Fusiiforme Vertebrobasilar Aneurysms – There is a therapeutic solution
Demetrius Lopes

Roundtable Discussion with the Audience

Tom Marotta
Michael Kelly
Vitor Pereira
Adnan Siddiqui
Demetrius Lopes

15:00 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

Aneurysms – Concepts

Moderator: Tom Marotta

15:30 Genetics and Aneurysms; Familial and Sporadic Aneurysms
Gabriel Rinkel
15:50 Fluid Dynamics and Aneurysms
Matthew Gounis
16:10 Inflammation and Aneurysms
Timo Krings

3rd Annual Karel terBrugge Lecture

Moderator: Timo Krings

16:30 Risks of Development, Growth and Rupture of Aneurysms
Gabriel Rinkel
17:00 Evaluation and Adjournment