ABOUT OUR THREE EVENTS

Wounds Canada is excited to offer three highly interactive virtual conference events and a dedicated one-day French symposium

for ONE registration fee:

  • Limb Preservation Symposium:
    May 28, 2021
  • National Conference:
    October 21-23, 2021
    French Symposium:
    October 24, 2021
  • Pressure Injury Symposium:
    November 18, 2021

This is your opportunity to participate in engaging discussions, educational sessions, network and stay current with the latest information in wound prevention and management. We are offering three interactive events for an incredible low fee, with on-demand sessions included, until December 15th, 2021. In addition, we are excited to announce our exclusive French-only symposium on October 24th, 2021.

We are showcasing wound-related research in our poster hall and delivering an engaging agenda with experts from Canada and internationally. The latest research, wound care products, services, and technology will be presented in the exhibit hall and in the sponsored sessions

Join other health-care professionals at the largest virtual wound-related conference in Canada on your laptop, tablet or mobile phone.

Learn and Network in the Education Sessions and in the Lounge

Engage in the Interactive Exhibit Hall

View the latest wound-related research in the Poster Hall

WHY ATTEND

Don’t miss your opportunity to participate in engaging discussions, educational sessions, network and stay current with the latest information in wound prevention and management. This year we are offering 3 interactive events for an incredible low fee and with the option to view the archived sessions until January 31, 2022. In addition, we are excited to announce our exclusive French-only symposium on October 24th, 2021.

BENEFITS

Three separate events held in May, October and November featuring:

  • Engaging educational sessions with Canadian and international experts
  • Exhibit halls with the latest technology, services and products
  • Poster and abstract presentations
  • Networking lounge to meet colleagues, experts and sponsors
  • On-demand session and poster viewing
  • Downloadable and/or emailable resources
  • Amazing prizes with a leaderboard, scavenger hunt and contests

WHO ATTENDS

  • Chiropodists/Podiatrists
  • Certified Orthotists and Certified Prosthetists
  • Dermatologists
  • Endocrinologists
  • Enterostomal Therapy Nurses
  • Surgeons
  • Family Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Pharmacists
  • Registered Nurses
  • Registered Practical Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Pedorthists

REGISTRATION FEES

Registration includes access to all three virtual events. All fees are in Canadian currency.

  • Bonus Registration + One Year Wounds Canada Membership$120 + $15.60 HST
  • Wounds Canada Member$75 + $9.75 HST
  • Non-Member $95 + $12.35 HST

Watch this video to learn how to maximize your virtual conference experience. We don’t want you to miss any of the interactive and informative features.

Agenda - May 28, 2021
All Sessions are in Eastern Daylight Time

8:00 – 8:10am

Welcome

Presenter: Ahmed Kayssi
Conference Chair, Vascular Surgeon, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
8:15 – 9:00am

Keynote: The Wrong Side of the Knife

Moderator: Ahmed Kayssi
Conference Chair, Vascular Surgeon, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Presenter: Neil Hopper
Consultant Vascular Surgeon Cornwall, UK
9:05 - 9:50am

Collecting and Using Data for Limb Preservation

Moderator: Perry Mayer
Medical Director, The Mayer Institute, Hamilton, Ontario
Presenter: Charles de Mestral
Vascular Surgeon, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
Presenter: Christine Murphy
Nurse Specialist, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
Presenter: Jeffrey Siracuse
Vascular Surgeon, Boston Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts
9:50 – 10:05am

Break, Networking, Exhibits

10:05 – 11:05am

Sponsored Learning

The VIP of diabetic & peripheral wounds: Preserving the limb panel

This is a non-accredited industry-sponsored session and is not part of the CME accredited learning program.

Presenter: Alison Garten
Podiatric Surgeon and a Certified Pedorthist, Tenet Hospital at Piedmont Medical Center, Rock Hill, South Carolina
Presenter: Kevin Lee
Vascular Surgeon & Medical Lead, Royal Columbian Hospital Limb Preservation Clinic & Vascular Lab, New Westminster, British Columbia
Presenter: Amanda Loney
Community-based Nurse and Educator, Bayshore Home Healthcare & Consultant, Mississauga, Ontario

11:10 – 11:55am

Measuring and Optimizing Lower Extremity Perfusion

Moderator: Min Lee
Staff Physician Vascular & Endovascular Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Health Sciences Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Presenter: Karen Cross
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Unity Health Toronto, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
Presenter: Caitlin Hicks
Director of Research, Johns Hopkins Diabetic Foot & Wound Clinic, Baltimore, Maryland
Presenter: Joseph Mills
Vascular Surgeon, Houston, Texas
11:55 – 12:55pm

Break, Networking, Exhibits

12:55 – 1:40pm

Foot Surgery and Rehabilitation

Moderator: Virginie Blanchette
Podiatrist, Québec, Québec
Presenter: Joyce Fu
Orthopedic Surgeon, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
Presenter: Karim Manji
Director of the Zivot Limb Preservation Centre, Calgary, Alberta
Presenter: Amanda Mayo
QI Physiatrist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
1:45 – 2:45pm

Sponsored Learning

Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives in Post-Amputation Limb Management

This is a non-accredited industry-sponsored session and is not part of the CME accredited learning program.

Presenter: Gustavo Azoubel
Vascular and Critical Care Surgeon, Scarborough Health Network, Scarborough, Ontario
Presenter: Paul J. Kim
Medical Director Wound Program, University of Texas Southwestern, Clements University Hospital, Dallas, Texas
Presenter: Christine Murphy
Nurse Specialist, The Ottawa Hospital, Ottawa, Ontario
2:45 – 3:00pm

Break, Networking, Exhibits

3:00 – 3:45pm

Challenges in Soft Tissue Coverage

Moderator: Giuseppe Papia
Vascular Surgeon, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
Presenter: Robyn Evans
Medical Director Wound Healing Clinic, Women’s College Hospital, Toronto, Ontario
Presenter: John Felder
Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
Presenter: Alan Rogers
Burn Surgeon, Ross Tilley Burn Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario
3:50 – 4:50pm

Sponsored Learning

Urgo leading through clinical evidence to face the current & rising challenges of DFU management, in pandemic times and after

This is a non-accredited industry-sponsored session and is not part of the CME accredited learning program.

Presenter: Michael Edmonds
Diabetic Foot Consultant, Physician, King’s College Hospital, London, United Kingdom
Presenter: José Luis Lázaro Martínez
Professor, University of the Complutense, University of Madrid, Spain
Presenter: Perry Mayer
Medical Director, The Mayer Institute, Hamilton, Ontario

4:50 – 5:05pm

Break, Networking, Exhibits

5:05 – 5:50pm

Limb Preservation in Indigenous Communities

Moderator: April Boyd
Vascular Surgeon, Health Sciences Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Presenter: Kirsten Concha-Moore
Integrated Vascular Surgeon Resident, University of Washington, Seattle
Presenter: Lindsey Cosh
Foot Care Program Coordinator for the Indigenous Diabetes Health Circle, Sudbury, Ontario
Presenter: Philina Sky
Indigenous Health in Home Care Diabetes and Foot Care Territories of Treaty Three and Nine in Northern Ontario
5:55 – 6:00 pm

Closing

Presenter: Ahmed Kayssi
Conference Chair, Vascular Surgeon, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, you will need to register and pay one nominal fee to have access to all three virtual conference events of wound care education and related topics to stay current in your profession and network.

Registration includes:

  • Access to all three virtual conference events: Limb Preservation Symposium, National Conference and Pressure Injury Symposium
  • Single stream for maximum viewing
  • All sessions archived for later on-demand viewing
  • Virtual Conference Registration and 1 year Wounds Canada Membership: $120 + $15.60 HST
  • Wounds Canada Member Virtual Conference Registration: $75 + $9.75 HST
  • Non-Member Virtual Conference Registration: $95 + $12.35 HST
Your login details will be emailed to you ahead of the event. You can use these details to access the online event.
The events will remain open 24/7 for until December 15, 2021. You can attend whenever it is convenient for you during this time to view the on-demand sessions.
This is an online event. You do not have to travel to any specific location. You can participate as long as you have Internet access. The event is accessible from desktop, laptop, mobile and tablet devices.
Yes. Like any physical event, we will have a tote bag for you! You can add documents available to you online and then email them to yourself or share with colleagues and friends by simply entering their email.
Absolutely. We are counting on you to invite others! Help us spread the word. You can simply share the link to this page, and they can register at their convenience.
No. You do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference. You only need to have access to the Internet.
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DISCLAIMER: As a participant to this virtual conference, you acknowledge and agree that Wounds Canada does not endorse the information, products or services shared by presenters and sponsors. Health-care recommendations are strictly for discussion purposes and individuals should seek consultation with their respective health-care professionals. Wounds Canada has the right to make changes to the agenda, presenters and schedules without further notice.