Draft Schedule

If you have any questions about the schedule, please let us know. All times are EST (UTC-5).

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

7:00 – 10:00 amNo formal programming
Exhibit and Poster Halls Open
10:00 – 10:45 amUnaccredited Symposium (followed by Virtual Industry Lounge)
10:45 – 11:00 amBREAK
11:00 – 11:15 amWelcome Address
11:15 – 12:00 pmDunlop-Dottridge Lecture: Autoinflammatory Diseases, presented by Dr. Dan Kastner
12:00 – 12:15 pmAwards of Distinction Prize
12:15 – 1:00 pmWorkshop Session #1
1A Rheumatoid Arthritis, Iain McInnes
1B Diagnosis and treatment of Giant Cell Arteritis, Philip Seo
1C Interstitial Lung Disease/Pulm Hypertension, Deborah Assayag and Marie Hudson
1D Growing a Grown-up Brain: Implications for Youth Transiting to Adult Care, Elizabeth Stringer, Alene Toulany
1E Transition from Pediatrics to Adult Care: What Does the Adult Rheumatologist Need to Know? Natasha Gakhal, Evelyn Rozenblyum, Danielle McCormack
1F Complex Cases in Osteoporosis, Laetitia Michou
1G Management of Systemic Sclerosis, Janet Pope
1H Reproduction and Rheumatic Disease, Carl Laskin and Dharini Mahendira
1I Novel Drugs in Lupus/Sjogren’s Syndrome, Zahi Touma
1:00 – 1:30 pmBREAK
1:30 – 2:15 pmUnaccredited Symposium (followed by Virtual Industry Lounge)
2:15 – 2:45 pmPoster Tours
2:45 – 3:45 pmPoster Session
3:45 – 4:00 pmBREAK
4:00 – 4:15 pmAwards of Distinction Prize
4:15 – 5:00 pmControversies in Rheumatology
5:00 pm – onwardsNo formal programming
Exhibit and Poster Halls Open, On-demand sessions available

Thursday, February 25, 2021

7:00 – 10:00 amNo formal programming
Exhibit and Poster Halls Open, On-demand sessions available
10:00 – 10:45 amUnaccredited Symposium (followed by Virtual Industry Lounge)
10:45 – 11:00 amTop of the Day Announcements
11:00 – 12:00 pmCRA Annual General Meeting
12:00 – 12:15 pmBREAK
12:15 – 1:00 pmWorkshop Session #2
2A Autoinflammatory Diseases, Dan Kastner
2B Anti-phospholipid Antibody Syndrome, Leslie Skeith
2C Inflammatory Skin Disease, Sheila Au and Jan Dutz
2D Neonatal Lupus Erythematosus, Linda Hiraki, Edgar Jaeggi, Evelyne Vinet
2E Mental Health with Rheumatic Disease During a Pandemic, Mary Dixon-Bourque
2F COVID-19 in Rheumatic Disease, Arielle Mendel, Lihi Eder, Hugues Allard-Chamard, Rae Yeung and Paul Fortin
2G Novel Cancer Therapy and Rheumatic Disease, Janet Roberts
2H Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Rheumatology, Ruud Verstegen
2I How Do I Fill Out that Disability Form? Beth Hazel, Christiane Azar, Roger Talbot
1:00 – 1:30 pmBREAK
1:30 – 2:15 pmUnaccredited Symposium (followed by Virtual Industry Lounge)
2:15 – 2:45 pmMysterious Cases/Clinical Pearls
2:45 – 3:00 pmAwards of Distinction Prize
3:00 – 3:15 pmBREAK
3:15 – 4:00 pmAddress by Distinguished Investigator
4:00 – 4:15 pmAwards of Distinction Prize
4:15 – 5:00 pmRheumJeopardy
5:00 pm – onwardsNo formal programming
Exhibit and Poster Halls Open, On-demand sessions available

Friday, February 26, 2021

7:00 – 10:00 amNo formal programming
Exhibit and Poster Halls Open, On-demand sessions available
10:00 – 10:45 amUnaccredited Symposium (followed by Virtual Industry Lounge)
10:45 – 11:00 amBREAK
11:00 – 11:15 amTop of the Day Announcements
11:15 – 12:00 pmState-of-the-Art Lecture: Vaccinations/Infectious Disease, presented by Dr. Michael Libman
12:00 – 12:15 pmBREAK
12:15 – 1:00 pmWorkshop Session #3
3A Vaccinations and Rheumatic Diseases, Michael Libman
3B Lupus, Jinoos Yazdany
3C Muscle Weakness/Myositis, Helene Alexanderson and Brian Feldman
3D Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome Temporally Associated with COVID-19, Marie-Paule Morin and Elie Haddad
3E Steering Your Clients Through the Weight Loss Jungle! Kim Arrey, Vincent Bernatchez (AHPA)
3F COVID-19 Clinical Features and Treatments, Speaker TBD
3G Non-radiographic Axial SpA – Diagnosis and Management, Jonathan Chan
3H EGPA Versus Other ANCA Associated Vasculitides: Diagnostic and Treatment Approach, Jan Willem Cohen Tervaert, Elaine Yacyshyn, Mo Osman
3I What Can SR&ED Credits Do for You and Your Practice? Janet Pope, Carter Thorne
1:00 – 1:30 pmBREAK
1:30 – 2:15 pmUnaccredited Symposium (followed by Virtual Industry Lounge)
2:15 – 2:45 pmMysterious Cases/Clinical Pearls
2:45 – 3:00 pmAwards of Distinction Prize
3:00 – 3:45 pmKeynote Lecture: Health Care Delivery in Canada, presented by Dr. Danielle Martin
3:45 – 4:00 pmBREAK
4:00 – 4:45 pmThe Great Debate
4:45 – 5:00 pmClosing Address
5:00 pm – onwardsNo formal programming
Exhibit and Poster Halls Open, On-demand sessions available