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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.

ABSTRACTS

        PDF Abstract Assignments - Incubator Poster Presentations (REVISED MARCH 31)
        PDF Abstract Assignments - Oral Presentations (REVISED MARCH 31)
        PDF Abstract Assignments - Posters Presentations (REVISED MARCH 31)
        PDF Abstract Assignments - Student Poster Presentations (REVISED MARCH 31)

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

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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

The Final Program will be available soon!

 

Recently Added/Updated Sessions

Integrated Symposium1

Thursday, May 4, 12:40-14:40
Current CMV Treatment Options and Management Strategies
Room: Grand Ballroom West

1Registered conference participants will be invited by email to pre-register for the Integrated Symposium to a maximum of 200 people. No walk ins will be permitted once the maximum is reached.

Workshops2

Thursday, May 4, 07:15-08:45
Changing Landscape of STI Diagnosis in Canada
Room: Birchwood Ballroom

Friday, May 5, 07:15-08:45
Management of MRSA/VRE Endocarditis in the Challenging Patient, a Case-based Discussion
Room: Birchwood Ballroom

Friday, May 5, 18:00-19:30
Antimicrobial Stewardship: Rapid Phenotypic Antibiotic Susceptibilities in the Management of Patients with Bacteremia
Room: Birchwood Ballroom

2Registered conference participants will be invited by email to pre-register for the workshops to a maximum of 100 people per workshop. No walk ins will be permitted once the maximum is reached.

 

Preliminary Program

The Preliminary Program (published January 2017) includes highlights of our exciting events, such as Trainees' Day, the AMMI Canada – CACMID Special Lecture, and the CCM Workshop and many more program details.


Download the Preliminary Program (PDF)

CLOSING EVENING

Staying in Toronto on Saturday Night?
Enjoy an evening with colleagues and friends following the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference on Saturday, May 6!

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Please ask for the AMMI Canada – CACMID block when making your reservations for one of the listed options. Space is limited and can only be held until each block is full, so book early!

Important: Participants must place their own reservations and are responsible for associated costs and transportation. Should your plans change, and you need to cancel your reservation, please contact the restaurant or venue directly.

HOTEL

The hotel block is now closed. Reservations made at the Sheraton Centre Toronto after the cutoff are on a space available basis and group rates may no longer apply.


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.

Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Address: 123 Queen Street West, Toronto, ON, M5H 2M9
Hotel Direct: (416) 361-1000
Reservations Toll Free: (866) 716-8101
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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.

DELEGATE REGISTRATION

Delegate registration for the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference 2017 is 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

  Full Rate
  Full Conference Daily Rate
Member $500 $300
Non-Member $750 $450
Student* $225 $75

* A letter of attestation from the teaching institution indicating the registrant is enrolled in a full-time program must accompany the registration.

All conference registration fees must be paid prior to commencement of the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference 2017 (May 3, 2017). This includes payment for all optional events.

SPONSORS

Platinum

Merck

 

Gold

Accelerate Diagnostics Hologic Sunovion
Copper Pfizer    
Patron Bespoke AV  bioMérieux  

EXHIBITORS

Registered exhibitors have been provided with the Show Services Exhibitor Manual by email. Questions? Please contact dianne@UnconventionalPlanning.com.

Exhibit Hall Floor Plan Click here (PDF Download)

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.

EDUCATION GRANTS

AMMI Canada Members-in-Training and CACMID Technical Staff and Clinical Microbiology Fellows may be eligible for education grants to assist with travel expenses to attend the annual conference (see page 6 of the Preliminary Program).

AMMI Canada Education Grant Form
(for AMMI Canada Members-in-Training only)

Eligibility
The applicant must be an AMMI Canada Member-in-Training in good standing. To be eligible, the applicant must register for the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference 2017 and pay the full student conference registration fee. One-day registrants are not eligible.

 

CACMID Education Grant Form - coming soon
(for CACMID Technical Staff and Clinical Microbiology Fellows)

Eligibility
Applicants must be microbiology laboratory technologists or technicians, or clinical microbiology fellows registered in a Canadian training program, and all must be active members of CACMID. Each applicant is eligible for only one grant.

PLANNING COMMITTEES

Central Planning Committee (CPC)

Co-Chairs
Jessica Minion
Caroline Quach

Scientific Planning Committee Co-Chairs
Isabelle Chiu
Christine Y. Turenne

Co-Treasurers
Matthew W. Gilmour
Andrew Simor

Sponsorship Committee Co-Chairs
Carmen Charlton
Shariq Haider
 
Abstract Chair
Paul N. Levett

Committee Members
Jeff Fuller
Daniel B. Gregson
Todd Hatchette
          Scientific Planning Committee (SPC)

Co-Chairs
Isabelle Chiu
Christine Y. Turenne

Committee 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

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