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GOC’s 15th Annual CPD Meeting

It is with great pleasure that we invite you on behalf of the Executive of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada and the CPD Program Planning Committee to attend the 15th Annual Continuing Professional Development meeting in Toronto, Ontario on May 1, 2015 at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel. We have an outstanding array of Canadian and international speakers who will be presenting on a variety of exciting topics including Neoadjuvant chemo for fertility sparing treatment; Myths/misconceptions in gynecologic pathology; Immunotherapy for gynecologic cancer; Robotics vs. Laparoscopy debate; Hereditary syndromes and gynecologic cancer; PARP inhibitors; Gyne cancer trials update (OV23); Update on management of vulvar melanoma, and Personalized oncology.

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Date Posted May 1, 2015
  • Event Date

    May 1, 2015

  • Event Time

    All Day

  • Event Location

    Toronto Sheraton Centre Hotel
    123 Queen Street West, Toronto, Ontario

  • Event Contact

    Host: The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada
    Contact E-Mail: hsoubliere@g-o-c.org
    Url: www.g-o-c.org

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  • Program

    Click here to view program at a glace

    Click here to view or download syllabus

    Program Objectives

    1. To evaluate the role of neoadjuvant chemotherapy for fertility sparing treatment of gynecologic cancers;
    2. To summarize the myths/misconceptions in gynecologic pathology;
    3. To describe the role of Personalized oncology/Targeted therapy in the management of gynecologic cancer;
    4. To examine the role of immunotherapy in the management of gynecologic cancer;
    5. To discuss the pros and cons of Robotics vs Laparoscopy in the surgical management of endometrial, cervical and ovarian cancers;
    6. To report the status of clinical trials development in ovarian cancer in Canada (OV23);
    7. To summarize PARP Inhibitors (how they function, what have the studies shown);
    8. To summarize new advances in the management of vulvar/vaginal melanoma; and
    9. To discuss the implications of genetic predisposition to gynecologic cancer (BRCA, Lynch).
    10. To acquire knowledge on interventions for sexual dysfunction after treatment for gynaecologic cancers.

    The Nursing Professional Practice Committee of the GOC has organized a Nursing Breakfast Symposium that will be held in conjunction with the GOC CPD meeting on Saturday May 2, 2015. The topic for the symposium will be “Sexual Health and Intimacy after Gynaecologic Cancer”. The registration fee is included in the CPD registration fee for those who attend the CPD meeting. Nurses who wish to attend the Nursing Breakfast Symposium who have not attended CPD may register on the CPD registration site for the Nursing Symposium Only for a cost of $65. We hope to see you there and encourage you to inform your nursing colleagues about the symposium.

  • Registration

    Event Fees

     

    Category Reg fee until March 31st Reg fee as of April 1st
    GOC Member physicians $250.00 $340.00
    GOC Member fellows, nurses, residents,   researchers, pharmacists $150.00 $240.00
    Non-member physicians $450.00 $540.00
    Non-member fellows, nurses, residents, researchers, pharmacists $175.00 $270.00
    Retired GOC Members $75.00 $170.00

     

    How Do I Register?

    All delegates: Register online by clicking on ‘Event Registration’ at the top right of this page.

    GOC Members, please log in to the GOC website with your username and password before registering online.

    Register by March 31st to avoid the late payment fee!

    Cancellation and Refund policy: Fees to attend the CPD meeting will be refunded if a written notice of cancellation is received no later than April 22nd, 2015. An administration fee of $50 will apply. Refunds will not be granted after this date.

    The cost of dinner will be refunded if a written notice of cancellation is received no later than April 22nd, 2015. An administration fee of $25 will apply. Refunds will not be granted after this date.

  • Accomodations & Travel

    The GOC has reserved a block of rooms at the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel at a special conference rate of $164 per night plus applicable taxes and other charges. To benefit from this rate, you will need to make your reservation by March 31, 2015, and identify yourself as being with the Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada – TD26AA.

    A deposit equal to one night’s stay is required to hold your reservation. A refund of this deposit will be given to cancellations received until 72 hours prior to arrival.

    On-line reservation: Click here to reserve your room online.

    Toll-Free Sheraton Reservations: 1-888-627-7175

    Hotel Directly: 1-416-361-1000

    Transportation

    Air Canada

    Save 10% with Air Canada on Flex, Latitude and Business Flexible classes.

    Click here to book your flight online and enter the special promotion code EB9B8391.

    Porter Airlines

    Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 15% discount on all available base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travel to and from the GOC’s 15th Annual CPD Meeting.

    Click here to book your flight online and enter the special promotion code GOC15.

  • Social event

    On Friday May 1st, join us for dinner and for the 14th Leadership Lecture at Malaparte, in the TIFF Bell Lightbox. This year’s speaker is Mrs. Yvonne Camus, the only female of the first rookie team to finish the Eco-Challenge, the world’s toughest race.

    About Malaparte….Malaparte is a spectacular space at TIFF Bell Lightbox, in the heart of Toronto’s Entertainment District. With floor to ceiling windows, it offers a dramatic backdrop of the city. Weather permitting, we will get to enjoy the breathtaking cityscape view on the rooftop terrace.

    GOC Active Members: $50 (includes hors-d’oeuvres, dinner + non-alcoholic beverage/wine during dinner)

    GOC Retired Members and Non-Members: $120 (includes hors-d’oeuvres, dinner + non-alcoholic beverage/wine during dinner)

    Cash bar during and after dinner.

    Attire: Business casual
    Pre-registration is required.

  • Sponsors

    We would like to acknowledge the following companies for their support of our 15th Annual Continuing Professional Development Meeting in the form of sponsorship or educational grants:

    PLATINUM: Hoffmann-La Roche
    GOLD: Astra Zeneca | Janssen Inc. | Merck Canada
    SILVER: AMGEN | Minogue Medical Inc.
    BRONZE: Pfizer Canada | Sanofi

Our Partners

The Society of Gynecologic Oncology of Canada welcomes and values industry partnerships.

GOC acknowledges the ongoing support of these dedicated partners for their commitment to gynecologic oncology in Canada. Thank you.

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