Canadian Ophthalmic Imaging Symposium

Friday, May 10, and Saturday, May 11, 2019

Hotel X, Toronto, Ontario

Retinal Views, Revisited!

Join your Canadian retina colleagues and an all-star panel of expert guest speakers for a dynamic and interactive learning experience!

Submit your unusual, unique, or mysterious OCTs anytime for live deliberation here.

Learning Objectives

Canadian Ophthalmic Imaging Symposium 2019 participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Explore innovative concepts in artificial intelligence, 3D surgical imaging, perioperative analysis, and clinical biomarkers

  • Analyze multi-modal imaging to better understand anatomical concepts and pathologic correlations across many retinal disorders

  • Review new nomenclature and grading paradigms when using Swept Source, OCT, OCT angiography, and wide-field imaging technologies

  • Benefit from rapid-fire, evidence-based presentations on uveitis, medical retina, and surgical retina

Target Audience

This program has been designed to meet the educational needs of retina specialists and fellows. This will ensure a high-level discourse on anatomy, technology, and strategic applications in practice.

Hotel X Resort Venue

Hotel X, opened March 2018, is located on the waterfront of downtown Toronto. The hotel boasts spectacular views of the Toronto skyline and Lake Ontario. Conveniently located, it is a 3-minute ride to Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport and a 20-minute ride to Pearson International Airport. Truly a resort hotel, it features a spa, 3-level rooftop Falcons SkyBar, rooftop pool, fine dining restaurants, kids activity center, indoor tennis and squash courts, and a 30,000 square foot activity complex. Reserve now.

What to expect…

Friday, May 10, 4 pm

  • The symposium launches with a high-energy case and technology segment featuring artificial intelligence and 3D video presentations.

 

Friday, May 10, 7.30 – 11 pm

  • Our premiere social event features signature cocktails on the outdoor rooftop terrace as the sun sets over the lake and skyline views.

  • A 3-course dinner will follow at the View on the 28th floor featuring your choice of choice of Lamb, Arctic Char or Vegetarian.

  • After dinner drinks are at your discretion in the bustling Falcon SkyBar.

Saturday, May 11, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • The plenary sessions continue on Saturday with a back-to-basics session featuring step-by-step instructions on image interpretation.

  • The day transitions from basic pathoanatomic concepts into more complex exploration of future technologies and analysis.

  • Session themes include high-yield uveitis cases, clinical biomarkers, and perioperative patient predictions.

Faculty

 

International Guest Speakers

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Christine Curcio, PhD

University of Alabama

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David Sarraf, MD

Jules Stein Eye Institute

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Wai-Ching Lam, MD

The University of Hong Kong

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Sunil Srivastava, MD

Cleveland Clinic

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SriniVas Sadda, MD

Doheny Eye Institute

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Nadia Waheed, MD

New England Eye Center

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Canadian Presenters

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Ghassan Cordahi, MD

Université de Montréal

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Danny Gauthier, MD, FRCSC

Université de Montréal

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R. Rishi Gupta, MD, FRCSC

Dalhousie University

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Bernard Hurley, MD, FRCSC

University of Ottawa

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Amin Kherani, MD, FRCSC

University of Calgary

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Patrick Ma, MD, FRCSC

University of British Columbia

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Alan Cruess, MD, FRCSC

Dalhousie University

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Alain Gregoire, MD

Université de Sherbrooke

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Jesia Hasan, MD, FRCSC

McGill University

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Michael Kapusta, MDCM, FRCSC

McGill University

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Radha Kohly, MD

University of Toronto

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Efrem Mandelcorn, MD, FRCSC, DBO

University of Toronto

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Renaud Duval, MD, FRCSC

Université de Montréal

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Mark Greve, MD, FRCSC

University of Alberta

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Philip Hooper, MD, FRCSC

Western University

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Peter J. Kertes, MD, CM, FRCSC

University of Toronto

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David Lederer, MD, FRCSC

McGill University

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Rajeev Muni, MD, FRCSC

University of Toronto

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Hugh M. Parsons, MD, FRCSC, DABO, ASVRS

University of British Columbia

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Flavio Rezende, MD, PhD

Université de Montréal

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Co-chairs

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Arif Samad, MD, FRCSC

Dalhousie University

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Deepa Yoganathan, MD, FRCSC

University of Toronto deepayoganathan@gmail.com

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Scientific Planning Committee

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David Wong, MD, FRCSC

University of Toronto

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Nupura Bakshi, MD, FRCSC

University of Toronto

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Cynthia Qian, MD, FRCSC, DABO

Université de Montréal

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