Connect 2018 Schedule


Friday April 27, 2018

7:00 – 8:00 am Registration
8:00 – 8:15 am Welcome
8:15 – 8:20 am ACMDTT President’s Message
8:20 – 8:25 am CAMRT Message
8:25 – 9:25 am Opening Keynote Presentation
Medical Cannabis – What You Need to Know Chantal Lacroix
Canadian Cannabis Clinics
9:25 – 9:35 am Session Change Break
9:35 – 10:35 am Concurrent Sessions #1
The State of Patient Safety – What is Your Role? Hina Laeeque, MSc, CHE
Breast Cancer – Are We Making Any Progress? Kelly Dabbs, MD, FRCSC
Connect Care – Better Health, Powered by Information Jack Berry, MBA, CHE
Gamma Knife – Alberta’s New Adventure in Radiation Therapy Ashley Ayume, MRT(T)
10:35 – 11:00 am Coffee/Networking Break
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Sessions #2
The Opioid Crisis in Alberta  Karine Meador, MD, CCFP, DABAM
Evolution of CT Technology: Improving Benefit vs Risk
sponsored by MIC
Larry Filipow, D.Phil, FAAPM
Women Health and IR
sponsored by MIC
Richard Owen, MD, FRCR, MRCP, LMCC
Advancing Medical Radiation Technology Training in Developing Countries Kim Rans, MRT(T), CMD, B.Admin, MAIS
12:00 –  12:10 pm Session Change Break
12:10 -1:10 pm George C. Hall Invitational Address / Lunch
A Cross-sectional View of CARE Kathryn Hilsenteger, RTT, ACT
1:10 – 1:20 pm Session Change Break
1:20 – 2:20 pm Concurrent Sessions #3
Imaging and Imagining the University of Alberta’s Egyptian Mummy Nancy Lovell, PhD
18F-DOPA PET/CT Imaging – A New Tracer for Clinical Care in Alberta Jonathan Abele, MD, FRCPC
Vascular Malformations and IR
sponsored by MIC
Richard Owen, MD, FRCR, MRCP, LMCC
Sterotactic Body Radiotherapy (SBRT): An Evolving Treatment for Cancer Zsolt Gabos, MD, FRCPC
 2:20 – 2:30 pm Session Change Break
2:30 – 3:30 pm Concurrent Sessions #4
Mental Health in the Workplace Paul Regehr, BA, MA, BSc OT
Canadian Technology for Rubidium-82 PET: Myocardial Perfusion Imaging and Blood Flow Quantification 
sponsored by Jubilant DraxImage
Jennifer Renaud, MSc
Neuro-MRI in the Emergency Setting Dean Jeffery, MD
Protecting Organs at Risk in Prostate Radiotherapy: SpaceOAR Hydrogel and Quality of Life Outcomes Sylvia Blair
3:30 – 3:55 pm Coffee/Networking Break
3:55 – 3:55 pm Concurrent Sessions #5
ABUS: A Girl’s Breast Friend
sponsored by MIC
 Wade Koberstein, MD
Special Tests in Body MRI  Christopher Fung, MD, FRCPC, DABR
Evening Events Concurrent Sessions #5
5:00 – 6:00 pm Wine & Cheese Reception 
6:00 – 10:30 pm “All Shook Up” Mayfield Dinner Theatre

Saturday April 28, 2018 

8:00 – 9:00 am Registration opens
9:00 – 10:00 am Concurrent Sessions #6
Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology in Veterinary Medicine  Lyndsey Kurach, DVM, DACVS-SA; Kim Hawkes, DVM
Modern Nuclear Medicine Infection Imaging Ho Jen, MD
You, Me and AI Martin Sherriff, MRT(MR)
Lower Extremity Venous Doppler: Back to the Basics Verna Maschio, BTech, CRGS, CRCS-AE, CRVS, FSC
10:00 – 10:20 am Coffee/Networking Break
10:20 – 11:20 pm Concurrent Sessions #7
Diagnostic Imaging Reflections and Highlights: The Continuous Evolution of Education at NAIT Laura Aube, MRT(R), Jenny DiNucci, MRT(MR), Lee Derksen, CRGS, CRCS
Why Are They Ordering an Ultrasound After the CT? Anu Kumar, MD, FRCPC
MRI in Rheumatology Robert Lambert, MB BCh, FRCR, FRCPC
Fundamental Review of Upper Extremity Venous Doppler Exam Verna Maschio, BTech, CRGS, CRCS-AE, CRVS, FSC
11:20 – 11:30 am Session Break
11:30 am – 12:40 pm ACMDTT Awards Lunchoen
12:40 – 12:50 pm  Session Change Break
12:50 – 1:50 pm Concurrent Session #8
2018 ACMDTT Annual General Meeting  
The Trouble with Tubes 
sponsored by Sonography Canada
Karen Letourneau, RTR, ACR, CRGS
1:50 – 2:00 pm Session Break
2:00 – 3:00 pm Concurrent Sessions #9
Professional Discipline 101: A Primer  Ayla Akgungor
Chest Radiolography – The Most Common (Yet Frequently) Repeated Exam in Radiology
sponsored by MIC
Colleen McHugh, MRT(R), ACR;  Tara Hall, MRT(R)
The Image  as a Biomarker – The Potential of PET/MRI in an Emerging Field AJB McEwan, MB, FRCPC, FSNMMI
Surgery, Sonography and the NICU 
sponsored by Sonography Canada
Karen Letourneau, RTR, ACR, CRGS
3:00 – 3:25 pm Coffee/Networking Break
3:25 – 4:25 pm Closing Keynote Presentation
Professionalism: Collegiality and Conflict in the Workplace Erica Dance, BSc, MD, FRCPC, DABEM
4:25 – 4:35 pm Closing Remarks