The AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference provides an interactive venue where experts in the fields of diagnostic microbiology, antimicrobial stewardship, infectious diseases, infection prevention and control, and public health meet. The conference attracts attendees from across Canada and internationally.  

The conference will be in-person only at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto, Ontario. Toronto is a world-class city with great restaurants, cultural offerings in theatre, music and art, and many sports venues. 

The pre-meeting Blood Operator One Health Session and Trainees’ Day will kick off the conference on Tuesday, March 28 with the Scientific Program taking place Wednesday, March 29 through to and including Friday, March 31.

In addition to the scientific component, delegates will have the opportunity to network with key industry partners, nurture existing relationships and build partnerships, discuss opportunities, and discover how to overcome obstacles I today’s complex health and care environment. Delegates will see firsthand what new tools, processes, and methods are available.

Exhibit Hall will be open for lunch on Wednesday, March 29 and Thursday March 30.

The Welcome Reception will take place in the Exhibit Hall, Wednesday March 29 following the awards and special lecture. This is a great opportunity for attendees to network, exchange ideas, and reconnect with colleagues.

 

We look forward to seeing you in March.

Program at a Glance

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Tuesday March 28

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

Wednesday March 29

Masterclass: New TB Guidelines

Masterclass: Lab Validation and Verification

Plenary: Emerging Endemic Pathogens
in Canada

Exhibit Hall and Lunch

Poster Presentations 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

Thursday March 30

Masterclass: Genomics – Impact on Infection
Prevention and Control and Public Health 

Masterclass: Updates on HIV

Plenary: Susceptibility Testing Update

Exhibit Hall and Lunch

Poster Presentations and Lunch

CACMID AGM 

State of the Art Clinical Debate:
Oral vs IV Antibiotics

Oral Presentations

Case Report Symposium

Friday March 31

CFID Bug Run

Masterclass: Research Methods and Networking

Masterclass: Communication with the
Public and Social Media

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:
NOW CLOSED

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

Planning Committees

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Central Planning Committee (CPC)

Co-Chairs
Agatha Jassem
Deborah Yamamura

Scientific Planning Committee Co-Chairs
Robert Kozak
Susan Poutanen

Co-Treasurers
Carmen L. Charlton
Christopher Lowe

Sponsorship Committee
Co-Chairs

Jeff Fuller
Shariq Haider

Abstract  Committee
Co-Chairs

Danielle Brabant-Kirwan
Christian Lavallée

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

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Scientific Planning Committee (SPC)

Co-Chairs
Robert Kozak
Susan Poutanen

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

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Sponsorship Committee

Co-Chairs
Jeff Fuller
Shariq Haider

Committee Members
Dwight Ferris
Don Vinh
Titus Wong

Collaborating Societies
 
 
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