Program

Discovery, Research, InnoVation and Education

 

Friday, April 13, 2018

 

Discovery & Research Sessions

In This Session, Trainees Will Present Novel Research Results Generated In The Department Of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
 Time Event  Location
7:00-8:00 am Registration & Breakfast ECHA 3rd Floor South Atrium
8:00 - 8:05 Welcome - Dr. Michael Mengel ECHA L1-430
8:05 - 9:35 Oral presentations  ECHA L1-430
  Poster set-up (starting at 7:00)
9:35 - 9:50 Break ECHA 3rd Floor South Atrium
9:50 - 11:35 Oral presentations                                                                        ECHA L1-430
11:35 - 12:45 Lunch 
ECHA 3rd Floor South Atrium
 

InnoVation Sessions

In This Session, recent innovations, new assays, platforms, and processes in Laboratory Services & Pathology in the Edmonton Zone will be presented
 Time Event Location
12:45 - 1:00 Regan Wolansky - Lab Update ECHA L1-430
1:00 - 1:30 Dr. Penny Colbourne - A Paradigm Shift in Clinical Toxicology Testing ECHA L1-430
1:30 - 1:45 Bruce Lyon - New TM Instrumentation (NEO) ECHA L1-430
1:45 - 2:00  Rebecca Nawaz - UAH AP Process Excellence Project  ECHA L1-430
2:00 - 2:15 Dr. Anna Fuezery - Barricor Tube Project for Troponin Testing  ECHA L1-430
2:15 - 2:45 Dr. Narmin Kassam, Pam Mathura, Jennifer Crawford - Appropriateness
of Care & Inappropriate Lab Ordering
ECHA L1-430
2:45 - 3:45 Poster Viewing - Concurrent Presentation: Rachelle Tessier & Jason Layton: Stroke Ambulance – ECHA L1-430 Posters- Quiet Study Hall (Lower Level)
3:45 - 4:00 Break  ECHA 3rd Floor South Atrium 
4:00 - 5:00 

Dr. John W. Macgregor Memorial Lecture

 Dr. Lori L. Burrows, PhD, FAAM
Professor & CIHR University Delegate
Dept. of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences
Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research, McMaster University

Title: Canary in a coal mine - using biofilms to find new antimicrobials

ECHA L1-190 
5:00 - 5:15 Awards for Oral Presentations  ECHA L1-190
5:30 - 8:00 Dinner ECHA 3rd Floor South Atrium 
 

 

Discovery & Research Sessions

 In This Session, Trainees Will Present Novel Research Results Generated In The Department Of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
 Time Event Location
7:00-8:00 am Registration Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
8:00-8:15 Welcome - Dr. Michael Mengel Bernard Snell Theatre
8:15-9:45 Oral presentations  Bernard Snell Theatre
  Poster set-up Bernard Snell Upper Foyer
9:45-10:00 Break  
10:00-11:45 Oral presentations Bernard Snell Theatre
11:45-12:45 Lunch Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

Discovery & Research Sessions

 In This Session, Trainees Will Present Novel Research Results Generated In The Department Of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology
 Time Event Location
7:00-8:00 am Registration Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
8:00-8:15 Welcome - Dr. Michael Mengel Bernard Snell Theatre
8:15-9:45 Oral presentations  Bernard Snell Theatre
  Poster set-up Bernard Snell Upper Foyer
9:45-10:00 Break  
10:00-11:45 Oral presentations Bernard Snell Theatre
11:45-12:45 Lunch Bernard Snell Lower Foyer
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 Saturday, April 14, 2018

 

Education Sessions

In Parallel sessions, educational lectures and seminars will offer knowledge updates to the various sub-specialties of laboratory services and diagnostics
 Time Event Location
7:45-8:00 am Registration & Continental Breakfast ECHA 3rd Floor South Atrium
7:45 - Poster set up
8:00 - 8:50 General Session 1 (LEaRN / AP- Year in Review):
Speaker #1 - Andrea Taylor: Mental Health- Who, What, Where, When and Why!
Speaker #2 - Joel Rivero: CSMLS MLA Membership & other updates
Speaker #3 - Simon Charlebois: Haiti's 2010 earthquake humanitarian crisis; a Lab Tech perspective
Speaker #4 - AP-Year in Review - Dr. Graham Jones: The forensic investigation of fentanyl and other
opioid deaths in Alberta

Lab Tour of the UAH (4th Floor) - limited to the first five that sign up - individuals will be notified     


ECHA L1-150
ECHA L1-135
ECHA L1-131
ECHA L1-190

ECHA L1-125

9:00 - 9:50 General Session 2 (LEaRN / AP-Year in Review):
Speaker #1 - Dr. Penny Colbourne: Legalization of Cannabis: Making our Way Through the Haze
Speaker #2 -Keith Steinbach: Emotional Intelligence
Speaker #3 - AP-Year in Review - Dr. Judith Hugh: ProsignaTM testing in Alberta: The Journey and 
the First 50 tests
Lab Tour of the UAH (4th Floor) - limited to the first five that sign up - individuals will be notified.  

Graduate Student Session: LinkedIn Basics with Christine Gertz from the University of 
Alberta Career Centre


ECHA L1-190
ECHA L1-135
ECHA L1-150

ECHA L1-125
ECHA L1-131

10:00 - 10:50
Poster viewing and judging 
Speaker #1 - AP-Year in Review - Dr. Erin Chapman: Updates in Head & Neck Cancer Staging

Poster Viewing - Quiet Study Hall (Lower Level)
ECHA L1-190

11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:15

Dr. R.E. Bell Memorial Lecture

Dr. Verna Yiu
President & CEO, Alberta Health Services
Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Nephrology

Title: What's Next for Alberta's Laboratories in the Era of Precision Health

ECHA L1-190
 

12:15 - 12:30 Poster Awards ECHA L1-190
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch ECHA 3rd Floor South Atrium
1:30 - 2:20  General Session 3 (LEaRN):
Speaker #1 - Shanaz Iyer: Meditation
Speaker #2 - Jamie Tereposky: Volunteering as a MLT in Bangladesh

Speaker #3 - Dr. Graham Jones: Hemlock, the pong-pong tree and rosary pea seads: Investigation of an 
unusual fatal poisoning with 'natural' plant material

Lab Tour of the UAH (4th Floor) - limited to the first five that sign up - individuals will be notified.

Graduate Student Session: Stress, Self-Care and Boundaries with Lisa Purdy from the University of 
Alberta, Assistant Dean of Learner Advocacy and Wellness


ECHA L1-140
ECHA L1-190
ECHA L1-150

ECHA L1-125
ECHA L1-131
2:30 - 3:20 General Session 4 (LEaRN):
Speaker #1 - Dr. Brian Wong: Granulocyte transfusions

Lab Tour of the UAH (4th Floor) - limited to the first five that sign up - individuals will be notified


ECHA L1-150
ECHA L1-125
3:20 - 3:45  Closing Remarks ECHA L1-190