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Consensus Development Conference on Surveillance & Screening for Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms

Calgary, Alberta
June 18–20, 2014
 
The 3-day Canadian Consensus Development Conference on Surveillance & Screening for AROs (Antimicrobial-Resistant Organisms) is the first event of its kind in Canada to look at issues in the field of AROs.
 
This conference will be of interest to clinicians, policy-makers, managers, researchers, and students with an interest in AROs. It will address issues in public health, infectious diseases, laboratory medicine, and related fields.
 
The Consensus Conference model is an exciting format, geared to creating maximum impact on real-world clinical policy and practice.  Leading experts from Canada, the US,UK and EU will address a wide range of issues.
 
On the final day of the conference, an expert Jury chaired by Dr. Tom Marrie, Dean of Medicine at Dalhousie, will release a Consensus Statement summarizing the evidence and making recommendations for policy and practice in Canada and other countries.
 
Notable speakers and guests will be

  • Dr. John Conly, from Snyder Institute, University of Calgary and
  • Dr. Mark Joffe, Professor, University of Alberta; Senior Medical Director, Infection Prevention & Control, Alberta Health Services
  • Pilar Ramon-Pardo, WHO/PAHO
  • David Heymann, CBE, Professor of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine;  Head and Senior Fellow, Chatham House Centre on Global Health Security (London)

These experts in their field will address the issues of Surveillance & Screening for Antimicrobial Resistant Organisms (AROs) alongside many more.
 
For more information contact AROs@ihe.ca.