Canadian Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society Biennial Whistler Symposium

Canadian Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society Biennial Whistler Symposium

COFAS 2019

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Target Audience:

Orthopedic Surgeons, Orthopedic Specialists, Podiatrists, Residents, Fellows, and Students. 

Course Format: Conference, Optional Skills lab, round table discussions, case discussions
Fairmont Chateau Whistler
4599 Chateau Boulevard
Whistler
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Overview

Join us in Whistler during prime ski season for the 2019 Canadian Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society Biennial Whistler Symposium. This meeting is aimed at improving the quality of care for all practitioners focused on treating foot and ankle conditions. Sponsored by the University of British Columbia - Department of Orthopaedics, BC’s Foot and Ankle Clinic based at Providence Health Care, and the Canadian Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society.

Join us on Thu, Jan 31, 2019 for 3 hands-on practical skills labs designed to improve your knowledge! You can sign up for 2 of the 3 offered, and they are accredited for 1.5 MOC Section 1 credits each. Fees are $150 for 2 labs. Download the schedule. You can sign up for these with your registration. 

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Agenda

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Thu Jan 31, 2019 Pre-Conference Labs

1330 Registration for labs opens       
1400 Hands-On Skills Labs - you can take 2 of 3; 90 minutes each; accredited for 1.5 MOC Section 1 credits
         LAB 1: Ankle Replacement: Sawbones and Techniques | MODERATOR: Dr. Kevin Wing | INSTRUCTORS: Gregory Berlet, Timothy Daniels, Steven L. Haddad, Warren Latham, Johnny Lau, Joel Morash, Dawson Muir, Murray  Penner, David Townshend
         LAB 2: Tendon, Ligament, and Arthroscopy Techniques | MODERATOR: Dr. Andrea Veljkovic | INSTRUCTORS: Kelly Apostle, Mark Glazebrook, Karl Lalonde, Martinus Richter, James Stone, Monika Volesky
         LAB 3: MIS Techniques and Sawbones | MODERATOR: Dr. Alastair Younger | INSTRUCTORS: A. Holly Johnson, Warren Latham, Elizabeth Pedersen, David Townshend, Kevin Wing
1530 Labs end; stretch break; move on to next lab
1600 Labs repeat
1730 Welcome Reception at the Fairmont - everyone welcome   

Fri Feb 1, 2019

0600 Breakfast; registration and exhibits open       
SESSION 1: OCD (Osteochondral Defects) | Moderator: Dr. Monika Volesky
0700 European Trends in OCD | Dr. Martinus Richter
0710 Arthroscopy and Debridement - My Way | Dr. James W. Stone
0720 Use of Alternative Grafts | Dr. Steven L. Haddad
0730 Who Fails and What to Do | Dr. Gregory Berlet
0750 Question Period & Case Discussions | Above faculty PLUS: Drs. Rebecca Cerrato, Warren Latham
SESSION 2: Ankle Arthritis | Moderator: Dr. Murray Penner
0830 What's Happening in the US | Dr. Steven L. Haddad
0840 What's Happening in New Zealand | Dr. Dawson Muir
0850 What's Happening in Switzerland  | Dr. Fabian Krause
0910 What's Happening in Canada | Dr. Kevin Wing
0920 Question Period & Case Discussions | Above faculty PLUS: Drs. Timothy Daniels, Joel Morash
1000 SKI & ACTIVITY BREAK

1430 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
SESSION 3: New Techniques & Technology | Moderator: Dr. Alastair Younger
1500 Weight Bearing CT - Where Are We Going? | Dr. Martinus Richter
1510 Hydrogel Implants | Dr. Timothy Daniels
1520 Opioids-How Do We Keep Patients Off of Them? | Dr. Rebecca Cerrato
1530 PROMIS - New Outcomes to Record | Dr. Jeremy McCormick
1540 Total Ankle - New Trends | Dr. Gregory Berlet
1550 Question Period & Case Discussions | Above faculty PLUS: Dr. Steven L. Haddad
1630 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
1645 ROUND TABLES: Bring your own cases to discuss with an expert! | Moderator: Dr. Alastair Younger  | TOPICS: Ankle Arthritis, Sports Medicine/Ankle Instability/Osteochondral Defects, Diabetes Infection/Rheumatoid Arthritis, Trauma, Cavus Foot/Flat Foot, Percutaneous Surgery, Forefoot
1815 Sessions end; Conference Reception at the Fairmont

Sat Feb 2, 2019

0600 Breakfast; registration and exhibits open       
SESSION 1: Acute Trauma  | Moderator: Dr. Fabian Krause  
0700 Arthroscopy in Acute Trauma | Dr. Monica Volesky
0710 Pilon Fractures| Dr. Kelly Apostle
0720 Lisfranc | Dr. Karl Lalonde
0730 Calcaneal Fractures in Europe | Dr. Martinus Richter
0740 Acute Achilles in the UK | Dr. David Townshend
0750 Question Period & Case Discussions | Above faculty 
SESSION 2: Trauma & Reconstruction  | Moderator: Dr. Dawson Muir 
0830 Charcot Fractures - What You Need to Understand When Treating These Problems | Dr. Kevin L. Haddad
0840 Ankle Arthritis Post-Trauma | Dr. Timothy Daniels
0850 Osteotomies for Trauma | Dr. Andrea Veljkovic
0900 Syndesmosis - Late Reconstruction| Dr. Jeremy McCormick
0910  Return to Sport Post-Trauma | Dr. A. Holly Johnson
0920  Question Period & Case Discussions | Above faculty PLUS: Drs. David Townshend, Elizabeth Pedersen, Kelly Apostle
1000  SKI & ACTIVITY BREAK

1430 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
SESSION 3: Forefoot  | Moderator: Dr. Mark Glazebrook      
1500 Minimally Invasive Forefoot Surgery in My Practice | Dr. Alastair Younger
1510 Minimally Invasive Forefoot Surgery in My Practice | Dr. Rebecca Cerrato
1520 Athletic Forefoot Injuries | Dr. A. Holly Johnson
1530 Bunions Canadian Style | Dr. Johnny Lau
1540 Hallux Valgus - My Method | Dr. Jeremy McCormick
1550 Question Period & Case Discussions | Above faculty PLUS: Drs. Timothy Daniels, Andrea Veljkovic, Kelly Apostle
1630 Refreshment Break & Exhibits
1645 ROUND TABLES: Bring your own cases to discuss with an expert! | Moderator: Dr. Andrea Veljkovic | TOPICS: Ankle Arthritis, Sports Medicine/Ankle Instability/Osteochondral Defects, Diabetes Infection/Rheumatoid Arthritis, Trauma, Cavus Foot/Flat Foot, Percutaneous Surgery, Forefoot
1815 Complete evaluations; conference ends
1900 Dinner with Faculty @ Bearfoot Bistro (additional cost)

Skills Gained

A better understanding of disease processes, diagnostic techniques, and evidence - based care with a focus on on operative techniques. 

Cost

Early bird registration: Fri. Dec 14, 2018 | Add to calendar +

Include course materials, breakfasts, refreshments, and 2 receptions. 

$10 off if you register online!
 
Physicians & Podiatrists by Dec 14 - $609
UBC Orthopedics Faculty by Dec 14 - $309
Allied Health by Dec 14 - $459
Residents/Fellows/Students* by Dec 14 - $99
*Proof of status required on-site
 
Physicians & Podiatrists by Jan 14 - $809
UBC Orthopedics Faculty by Jan 14 - $409
Allied Health by Jan 14 - $559
Residents/Fellows/Students* by Jan 14 - $139
*Proof of status required on-site
 
Physicians & Podiatrists after Jan 14 - $909
UBC Orthopedics Faculty after Jan 14 - $509
Allied Health after Jan 14 - $659
Residents/Fellows/Students* after Jan 14 - $139
*Proof of status required on-site
Cancellations and Refunds

Accommodation

Fairmont Chateau Whistler
4599 Chateau Blvd
Whistler  British Columbia  V0N 1B4
Canada

Special rates: start at $315/night for delegates (taxes or parking not included) before Dec 31, 2018. Please quote "COFAS Annual Research Meeting" when booking

PLEASE NOTE: The Fairmont is now sold out over several of the conference hotel dates (Jan 27, Jan 28, Feb 2).Please keep this in mind when booking your accommodation. You can also book alternate accommodation using the Tourism Whistler site - https://www.whistler.com/

Fairmont Chateau Whistler amenities include:

• Fairmont Health Club access including use of the fully equipped fitness centre and weight room
• Indoor/outdoor leisure pool, lap pool with underwater music and four hot tubs
• Sauna and steam rooms
• Scheduled yoga classes
• Aqua Fitness classes in the Health Club (seasonally)
• Valet service for your skis, bike or golf clubs
• Whistler Village shuttle service
• Fairmont BMW hotel car service
• Unlimited Business internet access in your guestrooms and resort public areas, wireless and wired (Fairmont President’s Club Members will receive an upgrade to Premium internet access)
• PressReader online access to international newspapers and magazines
• Local and toll free calls from your guest room
• Guided excursions with Fairmont’s Whistler Experience Guide

Perimeter Transporation is also offering discounted rates for COFAS participants:
YVR to Whistler One Way:  $64.00 + GST
YVR to Whistler Return Trip:  $128.00 + GST
To book: (Promo Code: COFAS2019)
T: 1-888-717-6606
http://www.perimeterbus.com/

T: 1-800-606-8244

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