Back in Vancouver by popular demand!

On behalf of AMMI Canada and CACMID, we invite you to join us in Vancouver from May 3rd to 5th for our annual conference.

The Annual AMMI Canada – CACMID Conference is THE Canadian meeting for physicians, microbiologists, researchers, laboratory technologists, and students in the areas of infectious diseases and medical microbiology. The Program Planning Committee has already had meetings to create a program that will build from the success of previous conferences and the suggestions that our attendees and association members offer. There will be plenary sessions, integrated symposia, oral presentations, poster sessions, exhibits, the clinical vignettes, a trainees’ day, CCM Workshop, QM Seminar and a special lecture. In addition, the Conference will host the meetings of our associated organizations.

Vancouver, surrounded by mountains and ocean, was the first city to rank among the top-ten of the world’s most livable cities for five straight years. A popular tourist destination with countless opportunities for outdoor activities, a thriving art scene, and world-class restaurants representing a variety of international cuisines. It has also been named the Top Tourist Destination in Canada for five straight years! Take advantage of Vancouver’s mild climate to get an early start on summer.

The AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference 2012 in Vancouver will provide you with the latest information in the fields of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology. As importantly, it will provide opportunities to reconnect with old friends and colleagues, and meet new ones.

We encourage you to present your research by submitting abstracts for oral or poster presentation. If you are a student or trainee, there are a number of awards available to you. Build your presentation skills before an always friendly and supportive audience.

We look forward to seeing you in Vancouver in May!

Lynn Johnston

President, AMMI Canada

Gregory Tyrrell

President, CACMID

The 2012 CACMID – AMMI Canada annual conference will be held May 3rd – 5th at the Sheraton Wall Centre in downtown Vancouver!

Final Program for the Vancouver 2012 Annual Conference (PDF Download; 2.5 MB)

2012 Conference Abstracts (PDF Download; 1.8 MB)

Select Oral Presentations

Hotel Discount: Book Online at the Sheraton Wall Centre and receive $100 off your full conference registration! PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ROOM RATE EXPIRES MARCH 29TH.

Hotel Discount Information: (PDF download; 380 KB)

Travel Education Grants (due June 1, 2012):

Application form for Technologist Education/Travel Grants (PDF download; 311 KB)

Application form for Clinical Microbiology Fellows Education/Travel Grants (PDF download; 307 KB)

Submission Deadline for Abstracts was January 24, 2012.

Other closed processes for the annual conference include:

** NEW ** Nominations are now being accepted for the inaugural John G FitzGerald – CACMID award.

Nominations are Due January 31, 2012. Nomination Form (Download PDF; 315 kb)

** NEW ** The John Conly Innovation Academy:

We are seeking novel and creative strategies that you have developed in any area related to Clinical Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Infection Prevention and Control, Antimicrobial Stewardship or Public Health. Submission Deadline is January 24, 2012.

Call for Clinical Vignettes

Submission Deadline for Clinical Vignettes is January 24, 2012.

Exhibitors, please view our prospectus for further information on participating at the 2012 meeting in Vancouver.

**NEW for Exhibitors and Sponsors** All forms and other information needed for exhibiting at the Sheraton Wall Centre.