2022 Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference
#DCAN2022

Diabetes Canada

Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism

Diabetes Canada Professional Community

2021 Archive

Why Attend?

Attend Canada’s most highly anticipated diabetes-related conference to learn about significant advances in diabetes research, treatment, and care. Through the course of the conference, delegates will have the opportunity to attend original research presentations and take part in information sharing with leading diabetes, endocrinology, and related field experts. More information on programming to come!

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  • New for 2022, you will have the option to attend conference in-person or virtually
  • Be the first to find out what’s new in the Clinical Practice Guidelines
  • Network with speakers and peers from across the country
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  • Earn continuing education credits
  • Watch recordings of the educational sessions on demand post conference
  • Take advantage of group registration discounts

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OVERALL CONFERENCE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the end of this conference, you will be able to:

  • Integrate into your practice, the knowledge and skills gained from the sharing of Canadian and international research and clinical studies
  • Discuss recent advances in the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes, endocrine and metabolic conditions and diseases
  • Compare and contrast core concepts, new advances, and clinical experiences

COVID Safety

We are excited to welcome you back to an in-person event and we also understand how important it is for you to feel comfortable and be protected. Your well-being is our highest priority; the Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference will have a health and safety plan in accordance with public health measures in place in Calgary at the time of the conference. Click here to view current safety protocols at the Telus Convention Centre.

Diabetes Canada and CSEM will continue to actively assess the situation by closely monitoring government guidelines and public health regulations, and distribute further information and updates as it becomes available. We’ll check in with those registered to attend in-person a few weeks prior to conference to advise of any new or changing measures that may impact the conference. This could include onsite testing, masking, proof of vaccination and social distancing. We will allow registration to be switched from in-person to virtual at any time with no penalty fee.

What You Need to Know About a Hybrid Conference

  • A selection of sessions will be live broadcast each day such as plenary lectures, some concurrent sessions, and co-developed accredited symposia
  • Virtual attendees will be able to ask questions and participate in live polling during any of the live broadcast sessions
  • All educational sessions will be recorded and available on demand after the conference for 6 months for both in-person and virtual attendees to access
  • There will be an opportunity for structured networking for both in-person and virtual attendees

2022 Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Agenda at a Glance



Wednesday, November 9, 2022

11:00 - 19:00

Registration Desk Open

8:00 – 17:00

CSEM Residents' Day

8:30 – 16:40

DAC/CIRTN/CCHCSP ULTRA Scientists Day

11:30 – 13:00

Co-developed Educational Symposium – TBC (live broadcast)

13:30 – 16:30

Pre-Conference Workshops - TBC

Pre-Conference Workshops - TBC

18:00 - 19:30

Co-developed Educational Symposium - TBC

Thursday, November 10, 2022

06:30 - 17:00

Registration Desk Open

06:30 – 07:50

Co-developed Educational Breakfast – TBC (live broadcast)

8:00 – 8:30

25th Annual CDA/CSEM professional Conference Opening Ceremonies (live broadcast)

8:30 – 9:30

Plenary Lecture (live broadcast)

9:00 – 18:00

Exhibit Hall, Braindate Lounge, Recharge Lounge Open

09:30 – 10:00

Nutritional Break/Networking/Exhibits/Braindate

09:30 – 11:30

CSEM Resident Clinical Vignettes

10:00 – 11:30

Concurrent sessions – TBC

Streams: Allied Health, Scientific, CSEM, Indigenous Science & Content

11:30 – 12:00

CSEM lunch

11:30 – 13:00

General Delegate Lunch/Networking/Exhibits/Clinical Conversations/Braindate

11:30 – 1:00

Co-developed Educational Lunch (live broadcast)

12:00 – 13:00

CSEM Case Based Learning

13:00 – 13:30

Awards Ceremonies (live broadcast)

13:30 – 14:30

Plenary Lecture (live broadcast)

14:30 – 14:45

Break

14:45 – 15:45

Concurrents – TBC

Streams: Allied Health, Scientific, Indigenous Science & Content

CSEM Symposium

2022 Early Career Researcher Partnership Award (live broadcast)

Oral Abstract

15:45 – 16:15

Nutritional Break/Networking/Exhibits/Braindate

16:15 – 17:45

Concurrent sessions – TBC

Streams: Allied Health, Scientific, CSEM, Indigenous Science & Content

Oral Abstracts

Case Studies

17:45 - 18:30

Welcome Reception

18:45 - 20:15

Co-developed Educational Dinner

Friday, November 11, 2022

07:00 - 17:00

Registration Desk Open

7:00 – 8:20

Co-developed Educational Breakfast (live broadcast)

8:30 – 9:30

Plenary Lecture (live broadcast)

9:00 – 18:00

Exhibit Hall, Braindate Lounge & Recharge Lounge Open

09:30 – 10:00

Nutritional Break/Networking/Exhibits/Braindate

10:00 – 11:30

Concurrent session – TBC

Streams: Allied Health, Scientific, Indigenous Science & Content

CSEM Symposium

11:30 – 13:00

Co-developed Educational Lunch (live broadcast)

11:30 – 13:00

General Delegate Lunch/Networking/Exhibits/Clinical Conversations/Braindate

12:00 – 13:00

CSEM Symposium

13:00 – 13:30

Awards Ceremonies (live broadcast)

13:30 – 14:30

Plenary Lecture – CPG Update (live broadcast)

14:30 – 14:45

Break

14:45 – 15:45

Concurrent sessions – TBC

Streams: Allied Health, Scientific, CSEM, Indigenous Science & Content

2022 Lifetime Achievement Award (live broadcast)

Oral Abstracts

15:45 – 16:15

Nutritional Break/Networking/Exhibits/Braindate

16:15 – 17:45

Debate (live broadcast)

Concurrent session – TBC

Streams: Allied Health, Scientific, Indigenous Science & Content

Oral Abstracts

CSEM Oral Abstracts

17:45 -18:30

Wine and Cheese Abstract Poster/Braindate/ Supporter Recognition reception

18:45 - 20:15

Co-developed Educational Dinner

Saturday, November 12, 2022

07:00 - 12:00

Registration Desk Open

7:00 – 8:00

CSEM AGM with Breakfast

8:00 – 12:00

Braindate Lounge Open

8:00 – 9:15

CSEM Symposium

Concurrent sessions – TBC

Streams: Allied Health, Scientific, Indigenous Science & Content

09:15 – 9:30

Break

9:30 – 10:30

Isabel Lockerbie Address (Plenary) (live broadcast)

CSEM Case Based Learning

10:30 – 10:45

Nutritional Break

10:45 – 12:00

Debate

CSEM Session

Concurrent sessions – TBC

Streams: Allied Health, Scientific, Indigenous Science & Content

Sponsors

Lead Supporters
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Visionary Supporters
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Contributing Supporters
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Planning Committee


Allied Health Section Planning Committee


Susie Jin, RPh, CDE, CRE
Allied Health Section Co-Chair

Anne McLaughlin, PDt, CDE

Ariane Godbout, MD, FRCPC

Cynthia Keith, PDt, MAHN, CDE

Gail MacNeill, RN, BNSc, MEd, CDE

James Kim, MBBCh, PgDip

JM Gamble, BSCPharm, PhD

Julia Bannister, MSW, RSW, CDE

Kerrie Abel, MSW, RSW

Kerry Mansell, BSP, PharmD, MBA

Kim Young, RD, MSH, CDE

Leta Philp, BScN, RN, CDE

Lisa Brothers Yetman, BSc, RD, CDE

Melanie Snider, NP, CDE

Rick Siemens, BScPharm, BScBio, CDE, CPT

Zaina Albalawi, MD, MSc, FRCPC



Scientific Section Planning Committee


Christine Doucette, Ph.D.
Scientific Section Co-Chair

Basic Science Sub-Committee

Andrew Advani, MSc, MBChB(Hons), PhD, FRCP(UK), FRCP(Edin), FASN

Bruce Verchere, PhD

Changting Xiao, PhD

Dan Luciani, PhD

David Wright, PhD

Erin E. Mulvihill

Francis Lynn, PhD

James Johnson, PhD

Jonathan Schertzer, PhD

Peter Thompson, PhD

Robin Duncan, PhD

Scott Widenmaier, PhD

Clinical Science Sub-committee

Anna Lam, MD, MSc

Brandy Wicklow, MD, MSc

Claudia Gagnon, MD

Corrine Hoesli, PhD

Elizabeth Cummings, MD, FRCPC

James Kim, MBBCh, PgDip

Jane Yardley, PhD

Jeremey Gilbert, MD, FRCPC

Lorraine Lipscombe, MD, MSc

Mahua Ghosh, MBBS, PhD, FRCPC

Mary Jung, PhD

Meranda Nakhla, MD, MSc(Epi), FRCPC

Michael Vallis, PhD, RPysch

Sonia Butalia, MD, FRCPC, MSc



Indigenous Science and Content Section Planning Committee


Marisa Cardinal
Indigenous Science and Content Section Co-Chair

Dale Steinhauer

Denise Lambert

Jeff LaPlante

Julianne Sanguins

Taylor Morriseau, Ph.D. Candidate

Veronica McKinney, MD

Veronica McKinney, MD

Jessie E Newman, RD



CSEM Section Planning Committee


Celine Huot, MD, FRCPC
CSEM Section Co-Chair

Stan Van Uum, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Heather Lochnan, MD, FRCPC

Jean-Patrice Baillargeon, MD, FRCPC

Sabrina Gill, MD, FRCPC

Andrea Haqq, MD, MHS, FRCPC, FAAP

Isabelle Bourdeau, MD, FRCPC

Jeremy Gilbert, MD, FRCPC

Vicki Munro, MD, FRCPC

Katherine Morrison, MD, FRCPC

Naomi Severin, MD, FRCPC

Sara Awad, MD

Rebecca Perry, MB ChB, MD, PhD

Donna Vine, PhD

Zachary Raizman, MD

Jenny Gu, MD

Frequently Asked Questions

The 2022 conference will be hybrid so you can choose to attend either in-person at the Telus Convention Centre in Calgary, Alberta or virtually via the conference platform. All educational sessions presented in-person will be recorded and offered on demand for 6 months after conference. Some sessions will be live broadcast as well.
November 9 – 12, 2022
CSEM Residents' Day Review
The Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (CSEM) is excited to offer the 2022 Residents' Day Review Course virtually on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. MT, 1 day prior to the 2022 Diabetes Canada/Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Professional Conference.

Residents’ Day consists of workshops and lectures on endocrinology topics led by experts in the field. It is specially designed to prepare you for the upcoming Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification exam in endocrinology.

Resident clinical vignettes and research project abstracts can be submitted here before September 6, 2022 at 11:55p.m ET.

Diabetes Action Canada Trainee Day

The Diabetes Action Canada (DAC) Training and Mentoring Program in collaboration with Diabetes Canada is pleased to offer again in 2022 the Diabetes Action Canada Trainee Day. The event will take place on Wednesday, November 9, 2022 from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., 1 day prior to the 2022 Diabetes Canada/Canadian Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism Professional Conference.
All post-secondary students (e.g. Bachelors, Masters, PhD, post- doctoral or MD) enrolled at a college or university in a diabetes/health-care related field are eligible to become student members.

Student members enjoy the same benefits as regular members free of charge for up to two years.

Complete the application form and email it along with your proof of enrollment to professional.membership@diabetes.ca. All applicants must provide proof of full-time status that confirms the start and end dates of their program.
No, you do not need to download or install any software to participate in our conference virtually. Nor do you need a webcam to take part. You only need to have access to the internet.
For any technical assistance, please contact us dcan2022@getvfairs.io OR visit our virtual Help Desk depicted in the internal lobby and a vFairs representative will be available to help you.
The conference platform includes the following accessibility features:
  • • Ability to increase or decrease font size
  • • Read-speaker
  • • Colour contrast mode
The Telus Convention Centre is equipped with elevators for those who have mobility issues. Please let us know if you require any other accommodations.
Contact us via email at info@diabetes.ca or call 1-800-BANTING (226-8464) and our information and support specialists will get back to you in 1-2 business days.