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Friday November 20, 2015

0715 Breakfast and registration

Moderator: Tim Jackson

(session will be concluded with a 30 min Q&A with audience)

0800 Component separation – open and laparoscopic
Lloyd Smith
0815 Chronic post-herniorrhaphy groin pain
Keith Jarvi
0830 Shouldice hernia repair
Claude Burul
0845 Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair: TEP and TAPP
Steve MacLellan
0900 Panel discussion with audience
0930 Break with Exhibitors

Upper GI
Moderator: Allan Okrainec

(session will be concluded with a 30 min Q&A with audience)

1000 Preventing gall bladder disasters
Mike Brunt
1015 New MIS procedures for achalasia: POEM
Eran Shlomovitz
1030 Update on upper GI bleeding
(Paul Kortan)
1045 GERD and morbid obesity
(Allan Okrainec)
1100 Panel discussion audience
1130 Keynote lecture:
(presentation will includes a 15 min Q&A with audience)
Athletic Pubalgia: Does it exist? Can it be fixed? And what is it, anyways?
Michael Brunt
1215 Lunch with exhibitors

Moderator: John Hagen

(session will be concluded with a 30 min Q&A with audience)

1315 TAMIS total mesorectal excision
Laz Klein
1330 Total mesocolic resection outside the rectum: The role of aggressive colonic lymphadenectomy
Fayez Quereshy
1345 Laparoscopic colon resection: Standards of Care in 2015
Shady Ashamalla
1400 New Technologies for Hemorrhoidectomy
Jensen Tan
1415 Panel discussion with audience
1445 Break with exhibitors

Solid Organ Surgery
Moderator: David Urbach

(session will be concluded with a 15 min Q&A with audience)

1515 Distal pancreatectomy
Sean Cleary
1530 Big and little spleens: laparoscopic splenectomy, handports and the Thompson
David Urbach
1545 Panel discussion with Audience

Complications Interactive Video Session
Moderator: John Hagen

1600 In this interactive session, an expert panel of minimally invasive surgeons will analyze videos of complications of minimally invasive surgery. Cases will include difficult cholecystectomies, intraoperative bleeding, postoperative bowel perforations and discussed with audience throughout the hours session
Michael Brunt, Stan Feinberg, Llyod Smith, Peter Stotland, Carol Swallow, Ori Rotstein
1700 Reception with Exhibitors

Saturday November 21, 2015

Location: Mount Sinai Hospital, 600 University Avenue, University of Toronto Skills Lab, Basement 2

0745 Breakfast
0830 Station: Intracoporeal Bowel Anastomosis
Wet Lab
0915 Station: Gastrojejunostomy
Wet Lab
1000 Station: Endoscopy
1045 Station: Lap Ventral Hernia Repair
Wet Lab
1130 Station: FLS suturing and Energy Demo
Grand Room
1215 End