The AMMI Canada-CACMID annual conference in infectious diseases and diagnostic microbiology is just around the corner. Please mark your calendars and come join us March 29-April 1, 2023 in Toronto, Ontario. The conference will be in-person only and will be an amazing opportunity to learn new information, share ideas and meet with colleagues and friends. Toronto is a world-class city with great restaurants, cultural offerings in theatre, music and art, and many sports venues. We hope that you will join us at the conference.

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2023 PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

Wednesday March 29

  • Blood Operator OneHealth Workshop
  • Trainees’ Day
  • AMMI Canada Council Meeting
  • CACMID Board Meeting

Thursday March 30

  • Masterclass: New TB Guidelines
  • Masterclass: Lab Validation and Verification Poster Presentations and Breakfast
  • Plenary: Emerging Endemic Pathogens in Canada
  • Exhibit Hall and Lunch
  • AMMI Canada AGM and Sections Meeting
  • State of the Art Clinical Lecture: Travel and Refugee Infectious Disease Update
  • AMMI Canada – CACMID Special Lecture
  • Merit and Association Awards Presentation
  • Meet and Greet Reception

Friday March 31

  • Masterclass: Genomics – Impact on Infection Prevention and Control and Public Health
  • Masterclass: Updates on HIV
  • Poster Presentations and Breakfast
  • Plenary: Susceptibility Testing Update
  • Exhibit Hall and Lunch
  • CACMID AGM
  • State of the Art Clinical Debate: Oral vs IV Antibiotics
  • Oral Presentations
  • Case Report Symposium

Saturday April 1

  • CFID Bug Run
  • Masterclass: Research Methods and Networking
  • Masterclass: Communication with the Public and Social Media
  • Poster Presentations and Breakfast
  • State of the Art Clinical Lecture: Laboratory Stewardship
  • Oral Presentations
  • Poster Presentations and Lunch
  • CCM AGM
  • State of the Art Clinical Lecture: Nuclear Medicine in Infectious Disease
  • Plenary: What’s Hot in Medical Microbiology, Infectious Disease, Infection Prevention and Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs

IMPORTANT DATES

Submission Deadline:
Thursday, December 08, 2022
*NO abstract/case report will be accepted or considered after the December 08 deadline.*

Preliminary Program Available:
January 2023

Abstract/Case Report acceptance
communicated by email:
on or around January 31, 2023

Early Bird /Presenting Author Registration Deadline:
February 21, 2023

Room rate expiration:
February 21, 2023

Withdrawal Deadline:
on or before February 21, 2023

Poster Judging:
Week of March 6 and 13, 2023

HOTEL INFORMATION

Westin Harbour Castle: 1 Harbour Square, Toronto, ON, Canada

Guest Room Rates: Traditional Room – $274 per night

The Conference Room Rate Expiration: February 21, 2023

All rates are in Canadian dollars and do not include applicable provincial and local taxes. Taxes and fees are subject to change. Rates are available 3 days prior and 3 days after the annual conference, subject to availability at time of reservation. Be sure to use the conference link to ensure you receive the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference rates. If you are making a telephone reservation, please call and identify yourself as an AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference attendee.

BOOK HOTEL RESERVATION

SAVE $100 ON YOUR FULL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION. Simply fill in your Westin Harbour Castle reservation number on the conference registration form and save $100. By reserving a room at the Westin Harbour Castle, 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!

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Central Planning Committee (CPC)

Co-Chairs
Agatha Jassem
Deborah Yamamura

Scientific Planning Committee Co-Chairs
Susan Poutanen
Robert Kozak

Co-Treasurers
Carmen L. Charlton
Christopher Lowe

Sponsorship Committee Co-Chairs
Jeff Fuller
Shariq Haider

Abstract Co-Chairs
Christian Lavallée
Danielle Brabant-Kirwan

Committee Members
Tanis Dingle
Sarah Forgie
Yves Longtin
Prameet M. Sheth

Scientific Planning Committee (SPC)

Co-Chairs
Susan Poutanen
Robert Kozak

Committee Members
Morgan Alford
Danielle Brabant-Kirwan
Marthe Charles
William Connors
Ramzi Fattouh
Jessica Forbes
Catherine Hogan
Jennie Johnstone
Farhan Khan
Philippe Lagacé-Wiens
Christian Lavallée
Vivian Loo
Esther Nagai
Samir Patel
David Patrick
Glenn Patriquin
Peter Pieroni
Earl Rubin
Prameet M. Sheth

Sponsorship Committee

Co-Chairs
Jeff Fuller
Shariq Haider

Committee Members
Dwight Ferris
Don Vinh
Titus Wong

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Payment Policy

Conference registrations are not considered confirmed until full payment is received. All conference registration fees must be paid prior to commencement of the commencement of the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference, March 29, 2023. This includes payment for all optional events.

Payment Policy

Conference registrations are not considered confirmed until full payment is received. All conference registration fees must be paid prior to commencement of the commencement of the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference, March 29, 2023. This includes payment for all optional events.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation request must be submitted in writing. Those received on or before February 21. 2023 – 100% refund; those received on or before March 15, 2023 – 50% refund; those received after March 15, 2023, cannot be refunded. An administration fee of $50 will be charged with all cancellations. Registrations may be transferred at any time without penalty.

General Information

Conference Secretariat
192 Bank Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 1W8, Canada
Tel.: (613) 260-3233 ext. 105
Toll-free: 1 (888) 467-1215 ext. 105
meetings@ammi.ca

Registration Information

Unconventional Planning
38 Auriga Drive, Unit 200
Ottawa, ON K2E 8A5, Canada
Tel.: (613) 721-7061
Toll-free: 1 (888) 625-8455
registration@unconventionalplanning.com

Updated on September 24, 2022