The time has come again for us to invite you to the Canadian annual meeting in infectious diseases and diagnostic microbiology. The AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference will return in a hybrid format: in-person in Vancouver, BC and online via our virtual platform.

NEW to 2022! The conference pattern has shifted. Trainees’ Day will kick off the programming on Tuesday April 5, with the conference beginning on Wednesday April 6, and running through until Friday April 8.

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

HOTEL RESERVATION

Hotel Room Rate: $199 Night

CONFERENCE RESERVATION

Save $100 on your Full Conference registration with a reservation number from the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. Offer available only while rooms are available, so don’t miss out – BOOK EARLY
Hotel accommodations to be made first. Offer applies to full conference registration only. One rebate per hotel room.

Win Your Registration and Hotel Upgrade!
Register by the Early Bird Deadline (March 8) and you will be automatically entered into a draw for the opportunity to receive a complimentary full conference registration AND a free upgrade to your existing reservation at the Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre. The winning recipient remains responsible for the hotel’s group rate of CA$199 per night plus applicable fees and taxes.

IMPORANT DATES:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline – January 6, 2022
  • Abstract Acceptance – Around February 8, 2022
  • Student/Trainee Award Submission Deadline – March 8, 2022
  • Early Bird Registration – March 8, 2022
  • Room Rate Expiration – March 8, 2022

The Abstract and Case Report submission site is now open!

You are invited to submit ABSTRACTS related to all aspects of clinical microbiology and infectious disease including epidemiological, diagnostic, environmental, medical, and basic sciences. Abstracts related to education in microbiology and infectious disease are also welcome. You are also invited to submit CASE REPORTS of cases that are of interest and relevance to the infectious disease and microbiology community. 

FOR MORE DETAILS PLEASE REVIEW THE CALL FOR ABSTRACTS.

ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT meetings@ammi.ca.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Abstract Deadline – January 6, 2022

Abstract Acceptance communicated by email – Around February 8, 2022

Student/Trainee Award submission deadline – March 8, 2022

AMMI Conference 2022

Planning Committees

Central Planning Committee (CPC)

Co-Chairs
Tanis Dingle
Sarah Forgie

Scientific Planning Committee Co-Chairs
Susan Poutanen
Robert Kozak

Co-Treasurers
Carmen L. Charlton
Andrew Simor

Sponsorship Committee Co-Chairs
Jeff Fuller
Shariq Haider

Abstract Co-Chairs
Christian Lavallée
Christopher Lowe

Committee Members
Carmen L. Charlton
Agatha Jassem
Todd Hatchette
Deborah Yamamura

Scientific Planning Committee (SPC)

Co-Chairs
Susan Poutanen
Robert Kozak

Committee Members
Agatha Jassem
William Connors
Esther Nagai
Melanie Di Quinzio
Samir Patel
Ramzi Fattouh
Vanessa Tran
Valentina Russell
Jennie Johnstone
Danielle Brabant-Kirwan
Christian Lavallée
Farhan Khan
Christopher Lowe
David Patrick
Peter Pieroni
Earl Rubin
Joanne Salmon
Yoko Schreiber
Prameet M. Sheth
Glenn Patriquin
Marthe Charles
Philippe Lagacé-Wiens
Catherine Hogan

Sponsorship Committee

Co-Chairs
Jeff Fuller
Shariq Haider

Committee Members
Dwight Ferris
Don Vinh
Titus Wong
Deborah Yamamura  

COLLABORATING SOCIETIES

Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) Canada
PASCV
SHEA
The Quebec Association of Infectious Disease Microbiologists (AMMIQ)
L’Association des microbiologistes du Québec
British Columbia Association of Medical Microbiologists (BCAMM)
Canadian Association for Immunization Research, Evaluation and Education​
Canadian College of Microbiologists (CCM)
Canadian Foundation Infectious Diseases (CFID) Canadian
Society of Hospital Pharmacists (CSHP)
Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS)
Canadian Thoracic
Critical Care – Infectious Diseases Network (CCIDN)
European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID)
IDSA
PHPC
L’Association des microbiologistes du Québec
Canadian Association for HIV Research (CAHR)

Updated on November 25, 2021