9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
8TH Canadian Immunization Conference --- Final Program
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON , Canada M5H 2M9
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8TH Canadian Immunization Conference --- Final  Program
Public Health Agency of Canada
Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
Toronto
ON , Canada

Schedule of Presentations:

Saturday, November 29, 2008
14:00:00 Registration and Information Desk
20:00:00 End of the day
Sunday, November 30, 2008
08:00:00 Registration and Information Desk Open
13:00:00 OPENING SESSION | Grand Ballroom West/Centre
14:00:00 PLENARY I – DR. JOHN WATERS MEMORIAL LECTURE | Grand Ballroom West/Centre David Scheifele
15:00:00 HEALTH BREAK – EXHIBIT AND POSTER VIEWING | Osgoode Ballroom
15:55:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS (1 to 7)
16:00:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (4 OF 7) | Civic Ballroom
16:00:00 Journal Club: The Top Significant Articles in 2008 | 5 Karen Pielak, Ben Tan
16:00:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (5 OF 7) | City Hall
16:00:00 HPV Lessons Learned | 4
16:00:00 Travel Health - A Primer for Front Line Providers | 2
16:00:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (2 OF 7) | Dominion Ballroom South
16:00:00 Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals | 1
16:00:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (1 OF 7) | Dominion Ballroom North
16:00:00 From Fridge to Arm in 5 “Easy” Steps | 7
16:00:00 Oral Abstracts | 3
16:00:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (3 OF 7) | Grand Ballroom East
16:00:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (7 OF 7) | Grand Ballroom West/Centre
16:00:00 Leveraging Social Media Tools and Web 2.0 Technologies: Moving from BIG BANG to Small Bang Communications | 6
16:00:00 When Policy Hits the Front Line | 4 Ian Gemmill
16:00:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (6 OF 7) | Essex Ballroom
16:10:00 Vaccine Storage and Handling | 7 Alexandra Henteleff
16:15:00 Anti-immunization Messages on Social Media | 6 Vera Pavri-Garcia
16:15:00 Changes in the Epidemiology of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease (IPD) Following Implementation of a 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV7) Program in Québec, Canada | 3 Philippe De Wals
16:15:00 Informed Consent | 7 Noni MacDonald
16:25:00 Strategies for Multiple Injections | 7 Cindy Dribnenki
16:25:00 Documentation | 7 Alexandra Henteleff
16:25:00 Immediate Post-Immunization Adverse Event Management | 7 Shelley Rechner
16:30:00 Integrating Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals into Undergraduate Nursing Programs | 1 Donna Pierrynowski Gallant
16:30:00 The Effect of Routine Vaccination on Invasive Pneumococcal Infection in Canadian Children: 2000-2007, A Report From the IMPACT Network | 3 Julie Bettinger
17:00:00 Using the Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals for Knowledge and Skills Assessment | 1 Joy Loewen
17:00:00 Using the Immunization Competencies for Health Professionals as a basis for developing an on-line immunization course for BC nurses | 1 Carlin Miroslaw
17:05:00 Leveraging Social Media Tools and Web 2.0 Technologies: Moving from BIG BANG to Small Bang Communications | 6 Alex Langshur
17:05:00 Managing the Call About the Adverse Events | 7 Shelley Rechner
17:10:00 Counselling Teens and Their Parents | 4 Simon Dobson
17:15:00 Anti-HBS and Immune Memory 10 Years After the Vaccination of Preadolescents with Engerix-B | 3 Vladimir Gîlca
17:15:00 Dose-Ranging Study of a Subunit RSV Vaccine in the Elderly | 3 Joanne Langley
17:15:00 Real-Time Post-Marketing Surveillance of Influenza Vaccine Safety and Immunogenicity | 3 Barbara Law
17:20:00 Selection Bias in the Measure of Vaccine Protection Against Serious But Non-Specific Influenza Outcomes in Seniors: Examination Through Linked Manitoba Databases | 3 Travis Salway Hottes
17:30:00 WELCOME RECEPTION AND NETWORKING EXHIBIT AND POSTER VIEWING | Osgoode Ballroom
19:00:00 End of the day
Monday, December 1, 2008
07:00:00 A Pneumococcal Vaccine Program Report Card: “A” Student or Summer School Attendee? | Civic Ballroom SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM
07:00:00 SATELLITE SYMPOSIUM | Dominion Ballroom, North/South
08:30:00 PLENARY II | Grand Ballroom West/Centre
09:00:00 The Regulation of Vaccines | PLENARY II Alexandra Simniceanu
09:00:00 Implementation of Immunization Programs | PLENARY II Greg Hammond
09:30:00 The HPV Story | PLENARY II Simon Dobson
10:00:00 HEALTH BREAK – EXHIBIT AND POSTER VIEWING | Osgoode Ballroom, Sheraton Hall
10:30:00 Communicating the Benefits and Risks with Clarity and Confidence | PLENARY III
10:30:00 PLENARY III | Grand Ballroom West/Centre
11:00:00 Communicating Science to the Public | PLENARY III Paul A. Offit
11:20:00 HPV Vaccine: Public Health Promise, Communications Challenge | PLENARY III Sarah Lawley
12:00:00 Demystifying the Science of Immunization | PLENARY III Joe Schwarcz
12:00:00 New Presentation
12:00:00 New Presentation
12:30:00 BUFFET LUNCH – EXHIBIT AND POSTER VIEWING | Osgoode Ballroom, Sheraton Hall
12:30:00 LUNCHTIME WORKSHOP | Windsor West
13:30:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (6 OF 7) | Essex Ballroom
13:30:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (7 OF 7) | Grand Ballroom West/Centre
13:30:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (5 OF 7) | City Hall
13:30:00 Responding to the Media | 3
13:30:00 Innate Immunity and Toll-Like Receptor Signaling: Critical Aspects of Protection Against Infection and Its Implications for Vaccines | 2
13:30:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (2 OF 7) | Dominion Ballroom South
13:30:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (4 OF 7) | Civic Ballroom
13:30:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (3 OF 7) | Grand Ballroom East
13:30:00 Immunization Promotion and Delivery: Reaching Diverse Populations - Part I | 5
13:30:00 Vaccinology: Update for Immunizers | 1
13:30:00 CONCURRENT SESSIONS (1 to 7) | Dominion Ballroom North
14:00:00 How Does National and International Influenza Surveillance Inform Annual Antigen Selection? | 6 Alexander Klimov
14:00:00 Real-time Response | 3 Susan Halasi
14:00:00 Vaccine Type and Composition: Why do I need to know? | 1 Marina Salvadori
14:05:00 Creating Supportive Environments: Outreach to the Homeless Population in Calgary | 5 Judy MacDonald
14:05:00 From Fridge to Arm in 5 “Easy” Steps | 7
14:10:00 Building a Better Influenza Vaccine | Essex Ballroom
14:25:00 Strengthening Community Action: Immunization for Refugees and New Canadians | 5 Meb Rashid
14:30:00 Population Health for Immunizers: A Primer Geneviève Petit
14:30:00 Developing Personal Skills: Increasing Immunization in First Nations Communities | 5 Lea Bill
14:35:00 Improving Immunogenicity and Effectiveness to Influenza Surface Glycoproteins H and N: The Role of Dose, Adjuvants and Other Strategies | 6 Wendy Keitel
14:40:00 Influenza Vaccines Using Internal Virion Proteins - Is a Better Vaccine on the Horizon? | 6 Francisco Diaz-Mitoma
14:40:00 What Drives New Vaccine Development: Who Gets to Decide What Conditions are Targeted? | 4 Brian Ward
14:40:00 Industry | 4 David Burt
14:45:00 Documentation | 7 Alexandra Henteleff
14:45:00 Informed Consent | 7 Noni MacDonald
14:45:00 Vaccine Storage and Handling | 7 Alexandra Henteleff
14:45:00 Immediate Post-Immunization Adverse Event Management | 7 Shelley Rechner
14:45:00 Managing the Call About the Adverse Events | 7 Shelley Rechner
14:45:00 Strategies for Multiple Injections | 7 Cindy Dribnenki
14:50:00 Toll-like Receptors: Sentinels of Host Defense Against Bacterial Infections | 2 Salman Qureshi
15:00:00 Role of TLR Ligands as Adjuvants in Pneumococcal Vaccines | 2 Clifford M. Snapper
15:00:00 HEALTH BREAK – EXHIBIT AND POSTER VIEWING | Osgoode Ballroom, Sheraton Hall
15:00:00 Academia | 4 Brian Ward
15:00:00 Public Health | 4 Danuta Skowronski
15:00:00 Introduction of Innate Immunity and TLR Signaling | 2 Stuart Turvey
16:00:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (3 OF 6) | Grand Ballroom East
16:00:00 The A.S.K. Approach to Immunization Communication: Communication Tools and Strategies for the Front Line | 3
16:00:00 The Evidence for Program Decisions: Surveillance, Epidemiology, Disease, Impact, Modeling, Economics | 1
16:00:00 CONCURRENT SESSION (2 OF 6) | Civic Ballroom
16:15:00 Oral Abstracts | 2
16:15:00 A Primer on the Framework for Assessing Vaccine Programs | 1 Philippe De Wals
16:20:00 Using Evidence to Implement a Vaccine Program Cost Effectively: The Prevnar Story | 1 Cheryl McIntyre
16:30:00 Public Health Governance 1997-2008: The Case of Canadian Immunization Policy | 2 Catherine Mah
16:45:00 Changing Programs: Epidemiology & Economics: The Twinrix™ Story in Quebec | 1 Vladimir Gîlca
16:45:00 Epidemiology of Measles Outbreak in Toronto 2008 | 2 Michael Finkelstein
16:55:00 Kinetics of the IGG And IGA Antibody Response in Post-Partum Women After Immunization With TDAP | 2 Beth Halperin
17:00:00 MMR Vaccine Reactions: The Alberta Experience | 2 Cindy Dribnenki
17:15:00 Communication Skills Training in Vaccine Related Issues During Pediatric Residency | 2 Athena McConnell
17:15:00 Impact of a 2-Day Interactive Instructional Intervention on the Use of Proactive Vaccination Practices Among Nurses Working in Community Health Centers | 2 Geneviève Petit
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