Final Program

Friday September 13, 2019

11:00 Registration Opens
12:00 Lunch
13:00 Welcome & Introduction

 

 

KEY TOPICS IN CARDIAC ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY

If I Had to do it All Over Again: Advice for a Successful Career in Academic Cardiac Electrophysiology - L. Brent Mitchell
How to Write a Manuscript.... and get it Published - Stanley Nattel
Driving Regulations in Arrhythmia, Syncope and Device Therapy - Christopher Simpson
Pharmacological Management of Atrial Fibrillation - David Newman
High Performance Athletes and Atrial Fibrillation - Jack Goodman
Discussion - Q&A

15:10 Refreshment Break

 

COMPLEX DEVICE MANAGEMENT

Tricks and Tips in Difficult CS Lead Placement - Seth Worley
Overview of His Bundle Pacing - Bernard Thibault
Heart Function Optimization: How we Can Improve Collaboration Between Heart Failure and EP - Sean Balmain
Cardiac Implantable Electronic Device Remote Monitoring Follow Up: Informing Future Guidelines and Policy from the Patients’ Perspectives - Debra Campbell
Results of Lead Extraction in Very Young Adults - Jamil Bashir
Discussion - Q&A

INNOVATION IN MAPPING & CATHETER ABLATION

Electroporation: Pulsed electric fields for cardiac ablation and beyond - Maor Elad
High Power Short Duration Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation - Mouhannad Sadek
Integration of MRI Into the EP Lab - Graham Wright

18:30 Welcome Reception & Posters

 

 

Saturday September 14, 2019

07:00 Registration & Breakfast

 

MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION I

Catheter Based Approach to Persistent Atrial Fibrillation - Atul Verma 
High Resolution Mapping for the Management of AF and Post AF Atrial Tachycardia - Karine Roy 
Community Atrial Fibrillation Clinic: Attempting to Bridge a Care Gap in Manitoba - Rose Ramm
AF Ablation in Patients with Heart Failure - Lena Rivard
Atrial Fibrillation in Patients Who Have Undergone Catheter Ablation for CTI Dependent Atrial Flutter - Jonathan S. Steinberg
Discussion - Q&A

10:00 Refreshment Break

 

EP IN THE YOUNG (concurrent session)

Zero Fluoroscopy in Cardiac Electrophysiology - John Clark 
Debate: Using Non-Transvenous CIEDs for all Initial Implants in Adolescents and Young Adults - Sharmila Udupa
Debate: Using Transvenous CIEDs and Routine Lead Extraction for all Initial Implants in Adolescents and Young Adults - Anica Bulic
Novel Percutaneous Epicardial Pacing Systems - Sylvia Abadir
Discussion - Q&A

TRAINEE STREAM (concurrent session)

Does taking a history matter? Pitfalls and pears in clinical EP - David Newman
Strategies to Minimize, Recognize Early and Manage Device Implanting Complications - Bernard Thibault
Strategies to Minimize, Recognize Early and Manage Ablation Complications - Katia Dyrda
Career Advice: Panel Discussion - Katia Dyrda, L. Brent Mitchell, Chris Simpson
Discussion - Q&A

12:00 Lunch

 

MANAGEMENT OF ATRIAL FIBRILLATION II

Catheter Based Approach to Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation - Isabelle Nault
Selection, Preparation and Follow-up of Patients Who Undergo Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation - Katia Dyrda
The Use of ICE to Minimize Fluoroscopic Exposure - Brian Courtney
TBD
Robotic Atrial Fibrillation Ablation - Eugene Crystal 
Discussion - Q&A

15:00 Refreshment Break

 

SCREENING OF THE ATHLETE: CONSENSUS AND CONTROVERSIES FROM THE CHRS/CCS JOINT POSITION STATEMENT 

Introduction - Amer Johri
Canada’s First Center of Excellence: Implementing and Developing the CSCAP at Queen’s University - Nicholas Grubic
Debate: The Case for ECG Screening - Glen L. Sumner
Debate: The Case Against ECG Screening of the Athlete - Shubhayan Sanatani
Rebuttal - Glen L. Sumner
Rebuttal - Shubhayan Sanatani
Discussion - Q&A

 

16:15 Closing Remarks