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Labatt Family Heart Centre
Labatt Family Heart Centre

Conferences and Meetings

4th Echocardiography Course on Congenital Heart Disease

Date: April 4 - 6, 2019

Location: The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave. Toronto, ON M5G 1X8

Event open to: Physicians, Scientists & Fellows/Trainees

Details: This course offers a unique introduction into Paediatric Echocardiography and imaging of Congenital Heart Disease. The main goal is to improve the knowledge of physicians and sonographers who perform and/or interpret echocardiograms in newborn and paediatric patient populations or perform echocardiographic studies in adults with repaired congenital heart disease.

Specific course objectives are:

  1. Introduce the specific technical aspects of congenital and paediatric echocardiography: image acquisition and representation.
  2. Introduction to cardiac morphology and how it relates to echocardiographic imaging.
  3. Overview of pre-operative and post-operative imaging of the most common congenital defects.
  4. Echocardiographic assessment of more complex congenital defects. 
  5. Introduction to assessment of systolic and diastolic function in children with a special focus on novel techniques for evaluating LV and RV function.

Registration Fee:

Fellows / Trainees and Allied Health (including sonographers)  - $375 (early bird) / $450 (regular)
Physicians - $495 (early bird) / $595 (regular)

For full details, including program, Faculty, and complete registration, visit the event site.

To contact the Organizing Committee, email echo.symposium@sickkids.ca.

 

4th RV Symposium

Date: April 6 - 7, 2019

Location: The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Ave. Toronto, ON M5G 1X8

Event open to: Physicians, Scientists & Fellows/Trainees

Details: The course discusses basic, translational and clinical contemporary research and clinical questions pertaining to the right ventricle including aspects of RV biology, physiology and failure, how to image the RV, medical and surgical solutions to RV disease, future directions in RV research.

Registration Fee:

Fellows / Trainees - $275 (early bird) / $300 (regular)
Physicians / Scientists - $450 (early bird) / $500 (regular)

For full details, including program, Faculty, and complete registration details, visit the event site.

To contact the Organizing Committee, email rv.symposium@sickkids.ca.

Cardiac Neurodevelopmental Outcomes Collaborative (CNOC)

Date: October 11 - 13, 2019

Location: The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning - 686 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5G 0A4

Event open to: Physicians, Scientists & Fellows/Trainees

Check back soon for full details, including program, Faculty, and complete registration details.

 

Labatt Family Heart Centre Annual Family Conference

Date: 2019 - Date TBC

Time: TBC

Location: Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning - 686 Bay St., Toronto, ON M5G 0A4

Event open to: Families of Children with Heart Disease

Details: The annual conference brings together children, their families and health-care professionals to share information and experiences about heart disease in children. The conference programming content is developed in collaboration with families, health professionals, and experts in the field. The conference objectives are to allow for knowledge exchange, experiential sharing and the facilitation of parent-parent networking. The day involves platforms to meet these objectives such as a keynote presentation, a speaker panel, a round table discussion, a parent advice video, and community exhibitor information booths. the children and teen programs are developed to meet learning needs, as well as aimed at helping them enjoy a fun day together.

Registration Fee: Free to families and children 

Stay tuned for further details!