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June 2, 2017

7:15 Registration and Continental Breakfast
7:50 Welcome
Dr. Thomas K. Waddell, Chair, Division of Thoracic Surgery

Morning Session I: Lung Cancer

Chair: Dr. Shaf Keshavjee

8:00 When should I be concerned with GGO’s
Marc de Perrot
8:20 State of the art staging of lung cancer
Moishe Liberman
8:40 The pen is mightier than the sword – innovations in thoracic biopsies
Patrik Rogalla
9:00 Is There still a role for surgery for N2 disease in 2017?
Hiroshi Date
9:20 RJ Ginsberg Lecture
CT Screening for Lung Cancer: What is the true benefit?
Raja Flores
9:50 Case Based Panel Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
10:20 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

Morning Session II: Lung Cancer

Chair: Dr. Marcelo Cypel

10:50 Treatment of Oligometastatic Lung Cancer
Shanda Blackmon
11:10 Complications during VATS lobectomy
Raja Flores
11:30 VATS vs. RATS: Pros and Cons
Kazuhiro Yasufuku
11:50 Does centralized care improve outcomes in surgery for lung cancer?
Christian Finley
12:10 Case Based Panel Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
12:30 Lunch

Afternoon Session I
Thoracic Malignancies

Chair: Dr. Marc de Perrot

1:30 FG Pearson Lecture
SBRT vs. Surgery for Stage I Lung Cancer
Hiroshi Date
1:50 Management of malignant and post-operative tracheo-esophageal fistula
Olaf Mercier
2:10 A practical guide for management of germ cell tumors of mediastinum
Laura Donahoe
2:30 Management of Malignant tumors of the Thymus
Shaf Keshavjee
2:50 Case Based Panel Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
3:15 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors
3:45

Afternoon Session II
Interactive Small Group Sessions

  1. Multi-focal lung cancer
    Blackmon, Waddell, de Perrot, Yasufuku
  2. Management of mediastinal tumor
    Date, Flores, Keshavjee, Pierre
  3. Reoperations after previous reflux surgery
    Darling, Yeung, Blitz, Liberman
  4. Allied Health Care – Management of pleural effusions
    Kasia Czarnecka, Christine Mcdonald, Jocelyne De Romana, Marijana Zubrinic
5:00 Adjourn

June 3, 2017

Morning Session I
Esophageal Disease

Chair: Dr. Gail Darling

8:00 RD Henderson Lecture
Complex esophageal reconstructions
Shanda Blackmon
8:30 The role of lymphadenectomy in esophageal cancer
Jonathan C Yeung
8:50 Endoscopic management of Barrett’s and T1a esophageal cancer
Moishe Liberman
9:10 Key components of esophagectomy: conduit construction, drainage procedures, anastomotic technique
Andrew Pierre
9:30 Complications post-esophagectomy
Gail Darling
9:50 Case Based Panel Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
10:10 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

Morning Session II
Miscellaneous

Chair: Dr. Andrew Pierre

10:40 University of Toronto Lecture
The use of energy devices during VATS
Moishe Liberman
11:00 Use of ECMO to facilitate complex intra-thoracic resections
Marcelo Cypel
11:15 Role of Thoracic Surgery in the immunotherapy/targeted therapy era
Thomas Waddell
11:30 Thoracic Surgery and Quality Improvement: The Need to Lead
Najib Safieddine
11:45 Thoracic surgery approach for complications after bariatric surgery
Michael Ko
12:05 Case Based Panel Discussion with Audience Participation
All Speakers
12:30 Featured Luncheon Lecture
Top 10 trouble spots for thoracic surgeons: CMPA perspective
Thomas Todd
2:00

Afternoon Session I
Interactive Small Group Sessions

  1. Multi-focal lung cancer
    Blackmon, Cypel, de Perrot, Yasufuku
  2. Management of mediastinal tumor
    Date, Flores, Keshavjee, Pierre
  3. Reoperations after previous reflux surgery
    Darling, Yeung, Blitz, Liberman
  4. Allied Health Care – Management of pleural effusions
    Kasia Czarnecka, Christine Mcdonald, Jocelyne De Romana, Marijana Zubrinic
3:00 Refreshment Break with Exhibitors

Afternoon Session II
How I Do It

Chair: Dr. Kazuhiro Yasufuku

3:30 Managing complications during VATS surgery
Shanda Blackmon
3:50 VATS segmental resection
Hiroshi Date
4:10 Guided bronchoscopy for assessment of peripheral lung nodoles
Kazuhiro Yasufuku
4:30 VATS Pneumonectomy
Dr. Moishe Liberman
4:50 Evaluation and Adjourn