Depression in 2020: Biomarkers, Technologies and Novel Therapies

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A one-day Continuing Medical Education conference for Psychiatrists, Family Physicians, other health professionals, and trainees. AGENDA   7:30am-8:00am                                   Breakfast & Registration 8:00am-8:15am                                   Welcome and Introductions Sagar Parikh, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan Opening Remarks Sidney Kennedy, MD, FRCPC, St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario Raymond Lam, MD, FRCPC, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia   8:15am-9:00am                  Plenary 1: Biomarkers and Bitcoin: Transmogrifying hype into patient care Roy Perlis, MD, MSc, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts   9:00am-9:45am                 Plenary 2: Imaging-based Biomarkers in Depression Jonathan Downar, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario   9:45am-10:00am              Break   10:00am-11:30am           Symposium 1: Emerging Treatments in Depression   Ketamine Treatments (30 minutes) Pierre Blier, MD, PhD, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario   More than a Gut Feeling: Emerging roles of the microbiome in the treatment of depression (30 minutes) Jane Foster, PhD, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario   Theta Burst Stimulation for the Treatment of Depression (30 minutes) Daniel Blumberger, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, Ontario   11:30am-12:30pm           Lunch   12:30pm-2:00pm              Symposium 2: Technology and Health   m-Health and Depression (40 minutes) John Torous, MD, MBI, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts   Online CBT for Depression: Current Evidence and Clinical Tools (25 minutes) Lena Quilty, PhD, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), Toronto, Ontario   EEG Devices for Mood and Anxiety (25 minutes) Faranak Farzan, PhD, Simon Fraser University, Surrey, British Columbia   2:00pm-2:15pm                                   Break   2:15pm-3:45pm                                   Concurrent Workshops*   Cannabis and Mood Disorders: Knowledge Translation in Clinical Practice Oyedeji Ayonrinde, FRCPsych, MBA, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario   CANMAT Bipolar Guidelines Benicio Frey, MD, MSc, PhD, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario Valerie Tourjman, MD, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec   CANMAT Depression Guidelines Sophie Grigoriadis, MD, PhD, FRCPC, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario Sagar Parikh, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan   3:45pm-4:00pm                                   Closing Remarks Sagar Parikh, MD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan   *Please note, each attendee will be able to attend only 1 of the 3 concurrent workshops.

  FEES   Physicians                                   $275   Other Health Professionals         $175   Fellows & Other Trainees             $75   CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION (CME) CREDITS   Credits for Specialists Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada – number of credits pending   College of Family Physicians of Canada – number of credits pending   ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF SUPPORT   We would like to acknowledge the following sponsors that have generously awarded this conference with an unrestricted educational grant. The grant has been awarded in accordance with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and Canada’s research-based pharmaceutical companies:   Gold   Allergan Inc. (Canada) Janssen Inc.   Silver   Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.

  FAQs   What time do the doors open? Doors and registration will open at 7:30am.   Will meals/refreshments be provided? Breakfast and lunch will be provided. Tea and coffee refreshments will also be served.   How do I get to the event? The Chelsea Hotel (33 Gerrard Street W., Toronto, Ontario) is located at a six-minute walk from Yonge-Dundas Square. The Chelsea Hotel has multiple entrances and can be accessed from Gerrard Street, Elm Street and Yonge Street. The conference will take place in the Mountbatten Salon on the second floor. Breakout rooms will be located on the same floor.   Public Transit If travelling by public transit, the closest TTC stations are either Dundas or College Station.   Driving & Parking For those driving, entrance underground parking is located on the south side of Gerrard Street in front of the lobby entrance.

Pricing can be found here. Accessibility The Chelsea hotel is accessible from street level. Wheel Trans pick up and drop-off is located on the south side of Gerrard Street in front of the lobby entrance. More information can be found here. Refund Policy In case you are unable to attend the conference, refunds will be available up until January 3rd, 2019 (30 days before the event). Please note a processing fee of $50 CAD will be retained.  If for any reason the conference is cancelled, registrants will be advised and full refunds will be issued.   QUESTIONS?   Please contact Anum at [email protected] with the message subject: Depression in 2020 Conference.   PLANNING COMMITTEE   CHAIR Claudio Soares, MD, PHD, FRCPC, MBA Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, Queen’s University School of Medicine (Kingston, Ontario)   Jane Foster, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioural Neurosciences, St.

Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario)   Sidney Kennedy, MD, FRCPC Professor of Psychiatry, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario); Arthur Sommer Rotenberg Chair in Suicide and Depression Studies, St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto, ON); Scientist, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael’s Hospital (Toronto, Ontario); Scientist, Krembil Research Institute, University Health Network (Toronto, Ontario)   Raymond Lam, MD, FRCPC Professor & Head, Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, British Columbia)   Roumen Milev, MD, PHD, FRCPSYCH, FRCPC Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology; Director, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario)   Sagar Parikh, MD John F.

Greden Professor of Depression and Clinical Neuroscience; Professor of Psychiatry; Professor of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health; Associate Director, University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)   Janice Pong, MSc Communications and Research Manager, Centre for Depression and Suicide Studies, St. Michael's Hospital (Toronto, Ontario)   Susan Rotzinger, PhD Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto (Toronto, Ontario)   Anum Shivji Arwani, MSc Outreach Coordinator, Centre for Depression and Suicide Studies, St. Michael's Hospital (Toronto, Ontario)   EVENT PARTNERS   Depression in 2020: Biomarkers, Technologies and Novel Therapies Conference is co-organised by the Canadian Network for Mood and Anxiety Treatments (CANMAT) and the Canadian Biomarker Integration Network for Depression (CAN-BIND). For more information about CAN-BIND, visit or follow them on Twitter and/or Facebook @CANBIND. Online CBT for Depression: Current Evidence and Clinical Tools

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