Conference Program

Friday, June 4, 2021

Time Activity
8:30 am – 9:00 am ET VIRTUAL NETWORKING SESSION
9:00 am ET Opening Remarks
Speaker:  Dr. Sharadh Sampath, MD, FRCSC
9:05 am  – 10:00 am ET PLENARY SESSION:
Future Approaches to Weight Management
9:05 – 9:25 am Future Approaches to Weight Management: Medical Perspective
Speaker: Dr. Arya Sharma, MD, DSc. (Hon), FRCPC
9:25 – 9:45 am Future Approaches to Weight Management: The Surgical Perspective
Speaker: Dr. Mehran Anvari, O.Ont, MB BS, PhD, FRCSC, FACS 
9:45 – 10:00 am Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. Stephen Glazer, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
10:00 am - 10:30 am ET PLENARY SESSION:
Socio-ecological Approaches to Reducing Obesity Stigma, Weight Bias and Discrimination

Speaker: Dr. Ximena Ramos Salas, PhD
10:20 am - 10:30 am Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. Sarah Nutter, PhD
10:30 am ET VIRTUAL NETWORKING SESSION
11:00 am - 11:30 am ET PLENARY SESSION:
Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Cancer and Mortality

Speaker: Dr. Raul Rosenthal, MD, FACS, FASMBS
11:20 am - 11:30 am Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. David C. W. Lau, MD, PhD, FRCPC
11:30 am - 12:00 pm ET KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Endoscopic Approaches to Weight Loss

Speaker: Dr. Natan Zundel, MD, FACS, FASMBS
11:50 am - 12:00 pm Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. Laurent Biertho, MD
12:00 pm - 12:15 pm ET CABPS Distinguished Service Award Presentation
12:15 pm  - 1:00 pm ET CONCURRENT SESSION:
Non-Responders and Weight Regain
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Early Identification of Non-Responders
Speaker: Dr. Matthew Skeldon, MD, FRCPC
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Psychological Predictors of Weight Regain
Speaker: Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCPC
12:45 pm - 1:00 pm Medications for Weight Regain: What's the data?
Speaker: Dr. Jordanna Kapeluto, BSc, MD, FRCPC, Dipl. ABOM
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. Judy Shiau, MD, FRCPC, Dipl. ABOM
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm ET CONCURRENT SESSION:
Management of GERD and Barrett's Esophagus
12:15 pm - 12:30 pm Incidence, Pathophysiology and Consequence of GERD in the Bariatric Population
Speaker: Dr. Ekua Yorke, BSc, MD, FRCSC
12:30 pm - 12:45 pm Sleeve Gastrectomy: Effect on Esophageal Mucosa and its Treatment
Speaker: Dr. François Julien, MD, FRCSC
12:45 pm - 1:00 pm Endoscopic Management of Barrett's Esophagus After Weight Loss Surgery
Speaker: Dr. Jeff Mosko, MD, Msc, FRCPC
1:00 pm - 1:15 pm Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. Alfons Pomp, MD, FACS, FRCSC
1:15 pm - 1:45 pm ET VIRTUAL NETWORKING SESSION
1:45 pm - 3:30 pm ET CONCURRENT SESSION: [INTERACTIVE WORKSHOP]
Identifying Micronutrient Deficiencies Pre/Post Bariatric Surgery

Speaker: Dr. Nooshin Alizadeh-Pasdar, RD, PhD
  Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Ms. Veronica Kacinik, MSc, RD, PHEc, CDE
3:30 pm - 3:35 pm Closing Remarks 
Speaker: Ms. Veronica Kacinik, MSc, RD, PHEc, CDE
1:45 pm - 3:30 pm ET CONCURRENT SESSION:
Surgical Video Session
1:45 pm - 1:57 pm An Unusual Bariatric Surgery Case
Speaker: Dr. Safiya Al-Masrouri, BSc, MD
1:57 pm - 2:09 pm Endoscopic Esophago-Gastric Myotomy in the Management of Pseudo-Achalasia Secondary to Sleeve Gastrectomy Stenosis
Speaker: Dr. Radu Pescarus, MD, FRCSC
2:09 pm - 2:21 pm Surgical Management of Gastric Stenosis Post Sleeve – Pitfalls of an Unusual Case
Speaker: Dr. Alexandre Bougie, MD, FRCSC
2:21 pm - 2:33 pm Surgical Management of Sleeve Gastrectomy Leaks
Speaker: Dr. Phil Vourtzoumis, MDCM, FRCSC
2:33 pm - 2:45 pm Ligamentum Teres Cardiopexy After Sleeve Gastrectomy
Speaker: Dr. Nam Nguyen, BSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS
2:45 pm - 2:57 pm Management of Duodenal Anastomosis Leak
Speaker: Dr. Léonie Bouvet, MD, FRCSC
2:57 pm - 3:09 pm Laparoscopic Hand-Sewn Gastrojejunostomy for Gastric Bypass
Speaker: Dr. Sharadh Sampath, MD, FRCSC
3:09 pm - 3:30 pm Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. Pierre Garneau, MD, FRCSC
3:30 pm - 3:35 pm Closing Remarks 
Speaker: Dr. Pierre Garneau, MD, FRCSC
1:45 pm - 3:30 pm ET CONCURRENT SESSION:
Bariatric Medicine: Struggles and Lessons Learned in the New World of COVID-19
1:45 pm - 2:00 pm Impact of COVID-19 on Bariatric Surgery
Speaker: Dr. Shahzeer Karmali, MD, FRCSC, MPH, FACS, FASMBS, DABS
2:00 pm - 2:15 pm Impact of COVID-19 from a Nutritional Perspective
Speaker: Ms. Angel Luk, RD, IOC, Dip Sp Nut
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm Impact of COVID-19 on Bariatric Care from a Psychiatric Perspective
Speaker: Dr. Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCPC
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Impact of COVID-19 on Delivery of Care: In-person vs Telemedicine and Medical Care
Speaker: Dr. Michael R. Lyon, MD, Dipl. ABOM
2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Impact of COVID-19: The Hospital Strategic Planning and Experience
Speaker: Ms. Barbara E. Collins, RN, MBA
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Attitudes and Concerns Towards COVID-19 Vaccination - EPOCH Study
Speaker: Dr. Stephen Glazer, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. David E. Harris, MD, FRCPC, Dipl. ABOM
3:30 pm - 3:35 pm ET Closing Remarks
Speaker:  Dr. David E. Harris, MD, FRCPC, Dipl. ABOM
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm ET CABPS Annual General Meeting  [AGM]
[Open to CABPS members only]
   

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