Conference Schedule

DAY 1 - FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2021

11:30am

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11:30 am - 12:00 pm EST

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11:30 am - 12:00 pm EST

12:00pm

SEGMENT ONE - Opening Keynote

12:00pm

Welcome and opening remarks

12:00 pm – 12:15 pm EST

Speakers: Alison Duncan, PhD, RD - University of Guelph and Catherine Chan, PhD - University of Alberta

12:15pm

Overview and evolution of the nutritional management of diabetes

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Speaker: David Jenkins, MD, PhD - University of Toronto

1:00pm

Question Period

1:00 pm - 1:20 pm EST

1:20pm

Break & Networking

1:20 pm - 1:35 pm EST

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SEGMENT TWO - Low-carbohydrate diets

1:35pm

Welcome Back / Segment Two Introduction

1:35 pm - 1:40 pm EST

1:40pm

Ketogenic Diets – Science or Science Fiction?

1:40 pm - 2:20 pm EST

Speaker: Catherine Chan, PhD - University of Alberta

2:20pm

Practical Aspects of Incorporating Ketogenic Diets in Diabetes Management

2:20 pm - 3:10 pm EST

Speaker: Harpreet Bajaj, MD, MPH - Endocrinologist

3:10pm

Question Period

3:10 pm - 3:30 pm EST

3:30pm

PANEL DISCUSSION

Panel Discussion, Audience Q & A

3:30 pm - 3:55 pm EST

Invited speakers

3:55pm

Day 1 closing remarks / End of day assessment

3:55 pm - 4:00 pm EST

DAY 2 - SATURDAY, JANUARY 23, 2021

 

10:30am

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10:30 am - 11:00 am EST

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10:30 am - 11:00 am EST

11:00am

Welcome back and opening remarks

11:00 am - 11:10 am EST

Alison Duncan, PhD,RD - University of Guelph and Catherine Chan, PhD - University of Alberta

11:10am

SEGMENT THREE - Cultural Reference

Cultural Diversity in Diabetes Etiology, Prevention and Management: Researcher Perspective

11:10 am - 11:40 am EST

Speaker:
Anthony Hanley, PhD - University of Toronto

11:40am

Diabetes Care and Education in Cultural Communities

11:40 am - 12:10 pm EST

Speaker:
Rasmi Tith, DtP, MPH - CIUSSS Centre-Ouest-de-l'Île-De-Montréal

12:10pm

Question Period

12:10 pm - 12:30 pm EST

12:30pm

Break

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm EST

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1:00pm

SEGMENT FOUR - Behavioural aspects of nutritional management and adherence

Overview of Behavioural Theory

1:00 pm - 1:25 pm EST

Speaker:
Anne Sophie Brazeau, RD, PhD - McGill University

1:25pm

A Practitioner's Perspective of Working in Remote Delivery of Nutrition Care

1:25 pm - 1:50 pm EST

Speaker:
Joanne Bak, RD, CDE - Summerville Family Health Team

1:50pm

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Diabetes: The Mind-Body Connection

1:50 pm - 2:15 pm EST

Speaker:
Heidi Smith, RD - Mindfulness Facilitator

2:15pm

Employing smart technology to improve nutrition and diabetes self-management care 

2:15 pm - 2:40 pm EST

Speaker:
Piraveena Piremathasan, P.Dt, CDE, CBE - CIUSSS West-Central Montreal

2:40pm

PANEL DISCUSSION

Panel Discussion / Question Period

2:40 pm - 3:15 pm EST

Invited speakers

3:15pm

Day 2 closing remarks / Final assessment

3:15 pm - 3:30 pm EST

*All conference speakers will disclose their personal relationships with for-profit and not-for-profit interests at the start of their presentations. Conflict of interest disclosure forms have been completed by each Speaker.

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