Conference Program

Saturday, June 5, 2021

Time Activity
8:15 am – 8:45 am ET VIRTUAL NETWORKING SESSION
8:50 am - 9:00 am ET Welcome Remarks
Speaker:  Dr. Sharadh Sampath, MD, FRCSC
9:00 am - 10:00 am ET PLENARY SESSION:
Brain and Obesity
9:00 am - 9:20 am Neuroscience of Cognition and Reward Implications for Obesity: The Neuroscience Perspective
Speaker: Dr. Roger S. McIntyre, MD, FRCPC
9:20 am - 9:30 am Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCPC
9:30 am - 9:50 am Neuroscience of Cognition and Reward Implications for Obesity: The Psychological Perspective
Speaker: Dr. Michael Vallis, PhD, R. Psych
9:50 am - 10:00 am Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Sanjeev Sockalingam, MD, MHPE, FRCPC
10:00 am - 10:30 am ET VIRTUAL NETWORKING SESSION
10:30 am - 11:30 am ET PLENARY SESSION:
Year In Review
10:30 am - 10:42 am Medicine
Speaker: Dr. Jessie Bittman, MD, FRCPC, Dipl. ABOM
10:42 am - 10:54 am Nutrition
Speaker: Ms. Veronica Kacinik, MSc, RD, PHEc, CDE
10:54 am - 11:08 am Behavioral and Psychosocial Predictors of Adherence to Dietary Recommendations: One-year Post-bariatric Surgery
Speaker: Dr. Susan Wnuk, PhD, C. Psych
11:08 am - 11:20 am Bariatric Surgery
Speaker: Dr. Julie Carro Valdes, MD
11:20 am - 11:30 am Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. Sarah Chapelsky, MD, FRCPC
11:30 am - 12:00 pm ET PLENARY SESSION:
DEBATE: Smoking vs Non-Smoking: Should smokers be allowed to have bariatric surgery?
11:30 am - 11:40 am Speaker: PRO - Dr. Amy Neville, MD, Msc, FRCSC
11:40 am - 11:50 am Speaker: CON - Dr. Alfons Pomp, MD, FACS, FRCSC
11:50 am - 11:55 am Rebuttal
11:55 am - 12:00 pm Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. Pierre Garneau, MD, FRCSC
12:00 pm - 12:30 pm ET VIRTUAL NETWORKING SESSION
12:30 pm - 1:25 pm ET PLENARY SESSION:
TBD
12:30 pm - 1:10 pm TBD
Speaker: TBD
1:10 pm - 1:25 pm Question and Answer Period
Moderator: Dr. Judy Shiau, MD, FRCPC, Dipl. ABOM
1:25 pm - 1:30 pm Mystery Box Draw
1:30 pm ET Closing Remarks
Speaker:  Dr. Stephen A. Glazer, MD, FRCPC, FCCP
Speaker:  Dr. Sharadh Sampath, MD, FRCSC
   

 


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