Events

Apr
3
Fri
CANCELLED: Breast Screening Forum 2020
Apr 3 – Apr 5 all-day

Sent on Behalf of the BC Cancer Breast Screening Program

 

Dear Colleagues:

 

After careful consideration we have made the decision to cancel the Breast Screening Forum 2020, planned for Vancouver BC April 3-4, 2020. This is a disappointing but prudent decision as the situation continues to evolve internationally.

 

As many of you may be aware, due to the COVID-19, many health organizations have put in place bans on work-related international and non-essential domestic travel for their clinicians until further notice. In addition, many small and large medical conferences and meetings are also being cancelled. These measures have been put in place out of public health concerns and human resource issues.

 

At this time, we do not have plans to reschedule the event. We encourage you to take steps to immediately cancel any travel arrangements you may have made including hotel and flights. We will be returning registration fees to those who have registered on the website. You should begin to see these refunds appear over the next few weeks.

 

We were looking forward to many of the presentations that were planned for the event and would like to thank the faculty and presenters who have invested their time in preparing for the event.

 

We would like to thank our partners, CSBI and BCRS, as well as our many sponsors who were looking forward to the event.

 

If you have any questions please send them to screeningadmin@bccancer.bc.ca

 

Breast Screening Forum 2020 planning committee

Jun
11
Thu
CANCELLED: Target Insight 2020 – Big Data: A Paradigm For Change @ Toronto Reference Library - Bram and Bluma Appel Salon
Jun 11 @ 8:00 am – Jun 12 @ 5:00 pm

Sign up today for a two day CME event lead by the University of Toronto’s Department of Radiation Oncology.

Engage in this inter-professional learning experience where leaders in the field will discuss the creative disruption that Big Data and Machine Learning will bring to our practice and the health care system.

Innovators and investigators active in the field will describe a vision of the future of radiation oncology and what it means for us now. Drawing from real-life experiences, the opportunities, challenges, strategies, and how you can be part of the process to shape this future will be exposed.

This day will be of interest to all radiation medicine professionals, including radiation oncologists, medical physicists, radiation therapists, nurses, administrators, and trainees.

 

Target Insight 2020 Conference website
Registration page

Jun
20
Sat
MAMRT Triad – Annual General Meeting, Awards and Recognition Annual Ceremony, and Education Session @ The Clarion Hotel
Jun 20 all-day

Annual General Meeting, Awards and Recognition Annual Ceremony, and Education Session, featuring Dr. Joel Carter, MD, ABFM, BMF, ‘Stories of Hope & Healing – A Prescription for Sustaining Clinical Care & Compassion’.Further information and registration details to follow.