Agenda

June 7th, 2019

Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 Welcome Dr. Thomas K. Waddell, Chair, Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Toronto

MORNING SESSION I: LUNG CANCER

CHAIR: Marcelo Cypel

8:00 CT Screening for Lung Cancer – Where are we?
Gail Darling
8:15 Novel non-invasive strategies for early detection of lung cancer
Adrian Sacher
8:30 Debate 1: You should always biopsy a lung lesion before surgery
Pro: Michael Ko (15 min)
Con: Patrik Rogalla (15 min)
9:00 Debate 2: SBRT should be offered to healthy surgical candidates with stage I lung Ca
Pro: Andrew Hope (15 min)
Con: Marcelo Cypel (15 min)
9:30 Discussion
9:50 Break

Morning Session II: Lung Cancer

CHAIR:: Marc dePerrot

10:20 Systemic therapies in lung cancer: what’s new?
Natasha Leighl
10:40 RJ Ginsberg Lecture
Neoadjuvant Immunotherapy for early stage lung cancer
Patrick Forde
11:10 Lung Cancer Tumor Board
Discussants: Andrew Pierre/Adrian Sacher/Andrea Bezjak
Case 1: presenter: Marc dePerrot: Stage II and III
Case 2: presenter: Tom Waddell: Complex surgery in high risk patient
Case 3: presenter: Andrea Bezjak: SBRT and multifocal lung cancer
Case 4: presenter: Patrick Forde: Oligometastatic lung cancer
12:30 Lunch

AFTERNOON SESSION I: NEW TECHNOLOGY

CHAIR:: Shaf Keshavjee

1:30 FG Pearson Lecture
State of the art in tracheal replacement
Dirk Van Raemdonck
1:50 New technologies to facilitate minimally invasive segmental lung resection
Waël Hanna
2:05 Robotic Bronchoscopy: The future is now
Kazuhiro Yasufuku
2:20 Managing intra-operative complications during VATS and Robotic Surgery
Mark Onaitis
2:35 Use of ECLS to manage the complex thoracic surgery patient
Shaf Keshavjee
2:50 Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
3:20 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
3:50

AFTERNOON SESSION II

INTERACTIVE SMALL GROUP SESSIONS

  1. Allied Health (Zubrinic/De Romana/Bykova)
  2. Thoracic Emergencies (Cypel/Yasufuku/Simone/Low)
  3. Mediastinal Tumors (Keshavjee/Pierre/De Perrot/Ko)
  4. Management of hiatus hernia (Darling/ Yeung/ Low/Onaitis)
5:00 Adjourn

June 8th, 2019

7:30 Continental Breakfast

MORNING SESSION I: ESOPHAGEAL DISEASES

CHAIR:: Gail Darling

8:00 Endoscopic treatment vs. esophagectomy for early-stage adenocarcinoma
Donald Low
8:20 Lymph node dissection for esophageal cancer- How many nodes do we need to remove?
Gail Darling
8:35 Debate: Partial fundoplication is the surgery of choice for GERD
Pro: Jonathan Yeung (15min)
Con: Christopher Compeau (15min)
9:05 Management of esophageal perforation: Surgery vs. Endoscopy
Elliot Wakeam
9:20 Henderson Lecture:
Are Cloud-based International Datasets the future of Clinical Research? A report on the Benchmarking of Complications after Esophagectomy.
Donald Low
9:50 Panel Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
10:20 Break

MORNING SESSION II: Education and Improvement in Practice

CHAIR:: Andrew Pierre

10:50 University of Toronto Lecture
Efficient teaching during minimal invasive thoracic surgery
Mark Onaitis
11:10 Competency-based training: what is it?
Laura Donohoe
11:25 Enhanced recovery after esophageal surgery
Donald Low
11:40 Leveraging technology to improve the patient experience
Carmine Simone
11:55 Remote patient video-monitoring in Thoracic Surgery
Marijana Zubrinic
12:10 Discussion
All Speakers
13:00 Special Luncheon Lecture:
Achieving excellence in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Tirone David
2:15

AFTERNOON SESSION I

INTERACTIVE SMALL GROUP SESSIONS

  1. Allied Health (Zubrinic/De Romana/Bykova)
  2. Thoracic Emergencies (Cypel/Yasufuku/Simone/Low)
  3. Mediastinal Tumors (Keshavjee/Pierre/De Perrot/Ko)
  4. Esophageal (Darling/ Yeung/ Low/Onaitis)
3:00 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

AFTERNOON SESSION II

Afternoon at the Movies: HOW I DO IT
CHAIR:: Kazuhiro Yasufuku

3:30 Video 1: Ex vivo resection of lung cancer and auto-transplantation: Tiago Machuca
3:45 Video 2: Advanced endoscopy procedures: Kasia Czarnecka
4:00 Video 3: Double sleeve resection in a high risk patient: Marcelo Cypel
4:15 Video 4: Robotic Sleeve resection: Mark Onaitis
4:30 Video 5: Abdominal Lymphnode dissection for esophagectomy: Gail Darling
5:00 Evaluation and Adjourn