AMMI Canada and CACMID are pleased to invite you to THE Canadian annual meeting in infectious diseases and microbiology. The 2017 AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference will take place in Toronto, ON, from May 3-6, and promises another great program!

Notice: AMMI Canada, CACMID and Unconventional Planning are the ONLY official housing agents for the annual conference. NO other housing company, travel agent or third party agency is authorized to place hotel reservations on behalf of the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference.

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

The Preliminary Program is now available!

The AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference is pleased to announce the release of the Preliminary Program, which includes highlights of our exciting events, such as Trainees’ Day, the AMMI Canada – CACMID Special Lecture, and the CCM Workshop as well as full program details.


Download the Preliminary Program (PDF)
Dates and Deadlines

  • Early bird registration: March 22, 2017 (extended)
  • Room rate expiration: March 22, 2017 (extended

ABSTRACTS

Abstract acceptance letters have been sent and poster and oral presentation assignment lists are now available!

PDF Abstract Assignments – Incubator Poster Presentations
PDF Abstract Assignments – Oral Presentations
PDF Abstract Assignments – Posters Presentations
PDF Abstract Assignments – Student Poster Presentations

Please note that abstract assignment lists are subject to change. Please review the webpage for the most up-to-date information.

If you have not received any communication from the Conference Secretariat regarding your abstract submission, please contact meetings@ammi.ca.

IMPORTANT:

All presenting authors MUST be registered for the annual conference no later than Wednesday, March 22, 2017 (extended). If registration is not complete by this date, the abstract will be REMOVED and will NOT be published.

All ORAL and STUDENT ORAL COMPETITION presenters MUST fill in and submit to (meetings@ammi.ca) the Conflict of Interest form, for accreditation purposes, by Wednesday, March 22, 2017 (extended).

STUDENT POSTER and STUDENT ORAL COMPETITION presenters MUST also fill in and submit to (meetings@ammi.ca) the Student/Technologist/Trainee Award Competition Form, by Wednesday, March 22, 2017 (extended).

 

HOTEL & REBATE

Conference Room Rate Expiration: March 22, 2017 (extended)

***Our hotel block is filling up fast! Reserve your room now!***


Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel

In the heart of downtown Toronto’s business and entertainment districts, the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel is the city’s most effortless address. The hotel is steps from the Eaton Centre shopping mall and it is conveniently connected to PATH, a 16-mile underground network of shops and services.

Guest Room Rates:

  • Traditional Room: $219.00
  • Club Level Room: $339.00

Complimentary Internet access in all group guestrooms.

All rates are in Canadian dollars and do not include applicable taxes and fees, currently 13% HST on the guest room rate and on the 2.66% Destination Marketing Program (DMP) fee, and are subject to change.

Address: 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, M5H 2M9
Hotel Direct: (416) 361-1000
Reservations Toll Free: (866) 716-8101
AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference hotel reservations website

Hotel and Conference Registration

  1. First, book your hotel room in the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference room block. Make note of your reservation number, and then…
  2. Register for the conference. Enter your hotel reservation number for a $100 rebate on full conference registration.

Hotel Rebate
Save $100 on your full conference registration!

Offer available only while rooms are available, so don’t miss out – BOOK EARLY!

Simply fill in your Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel reservation number on the conference registration form and save $100.

By reserving a room at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, AMMI Canada and CACMID are able to keep the conference costs low; savings that we pass on to you as a member.

Offer applies to full conference registration only! One rebate per hotel room!

Book your accommodations
The AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference hotel room block is now available at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

 

NoticeAMMI Canada, CACMID and Unconventional Planning are the ONLY official housing agents for the annual conference. NO other housing company, travel agent or third party agency is authorized to place hotel reservations on behalf of the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference.

DELEGATE REGISTRATION

Delegate registration for the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference 2017 is now open! Use the links below to register online:

Registration Inquiries
For registration inquiries, contact Unconventional Planning:

32 Colonnade Road, Unit 100
Ottawa, ON K2E 7J6, Canada

Tel.: (613) 721-7061
Toll free: 1 (888) 625-8455 (North America Only)
Fax: (613) 721-3581
Email: registration@unconventionalplanning.com

Registration Fees

Early Bird (March 22, 2017 – extended)* Full Rate
Full Conference Daily Rate Full Conference Daily Rate
Member $400 $250 $500 $300
Non-Member $650 $400 $750 $450
Student** $175 $75 $225 $75

* Payment must be received before the early bird fee cut-off date of March 22, 2017 (extended).
** A letter of attestation from the teaching institution indicating the registrant is enrolled in a full-time program must accompany the registration

TRAVEL DISCOUNTS

The AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference Secretariat has secured special discounts with Air Canada, Porter Airlines, WestJet, Via Rail Canada, and the Union Pearson (UP) Express.

Details to access travel discount information will be emailed to participants upon completion of registration. If you are registered, but you are unable to locate this communication, please contact meetings@ammi.ca.

SPONSORS & EXHIBITORS

SponsorshipSponsorship Prospectus (PDF Download) Exhibit InformationExhibitor Prospectus (PDF Download)
ONLINE Exhibitor Registration
Exhibit Hall Floor Plan (PDF Download)
Meeting Room Reservation Form (PDF Download)

 

PLANNING COMMITTEES

Central Planning Committee (CPC)Co-Chairs
Jessica Minion
Caroline QuachScientific Planning Committee Co-Chairs
Isabelle Chiu
Christine Y. TurenneCo-Treasurers
Matthew W. Gilmour
Andrew SimorSponsorship Committee Co-Chairs
Carmen Charlton
Shariq HaiderAbstract Chair
Paul N. Levett

Committee Members
Jeff Fuller
Daniel B. Gregson
Todd Hatchette

Scientific Planning Committee (SPC)Co-Chairs
Isabelle Chiu
Christine Y. TurenneCommittee Members
Edith Blondel-Hill
Shelly Bolotin
William Connors
Meghan Dey
Chelsey Ellis
Gerald Evans
Matthew W. Gilmour
Todd Hatchette
Jennie Johnstone
Paul N. Levett
Christopher Lowe
Nancy Matic
Matthew Oughton
David Patrick
Doris Poole
Susan Poutanen
Robert (Bob) Rennie
Earl Rubin
Anupma Wadhwa
Titus Wong

COLLABORATING SOCIETIES