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OPA 2015 Annual Conference

April 24 & 25, 2015 
The Omni King Edward Hotel Toronto

"This event is an accredited group learning activity (section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by the Canadian Psychiatric Association (CPA). The specific opinions and content of this event are not necessarily those of the CPA, and are the responsibility of the organizer(s) alone."

Participants may earn 1 credit per hour of attendance at the accredited sessions, up to a maximum of 11.25 hours for the two-day conference (5.25 hours on Friday and 6 hours on Saturday).

Program Highlights

Plenary session: Peer to Peer Healthcare, Creativity, Disruption and YouTube: The Emerging Landscape of Patient Engagement Mike Evans
Friday, April 24, at 9:10 am

Plenary Session: Jane Chamberlin Lecture: Access To Care and Psychiatric Services – Panel Discussion Paul Kurdyak, Doug Weir
Saturday, April 25, at 9:00 am

Sanjeev Sockalingam
The Psychiatric Care of Bariatric Surgery Patients: Assessment and Beyond
Friday, April 24, at 10:45 am

Tim Lau
Neuropsychiatric Symptoms of Dementia
Friday, April 24, at 2:00 pm

Alexandra Heber
PTSD in Military, Veterans, Police and other First-Responders: Lessons from the Military Medical World
Friday, April 24, at 3:45 pm

Pri Weerasekera
Psychotherapy Effectiveness
Saturday, April 25, at 10:45 am

Pierre Blier
Treatment Resistant Depression
Saturday, April 25, at 2:30 pm

This Conference is not to be missed!

Conference schedule

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the Conference schedule.

Conference Preliminary Programme

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the Conference Progamme.

Plenary Sessions Abstracts (pdf)

Invited Speakers Abstracts (pdf)

Friday Sessions Abstracts (pdf)

Saturday Sessions Abstracts (pdf)

Poster Presentations Abstracts (pdf)



How To Register

To register, you can either use our secure online server or simply download the printable Registration Form (PDF Format), fill it out completely and mail or fax your completed registration to the address/fax number indicated on the form.

Online Registration
is now closed

On-site registration will be available as of 8 a.m. on Friday, April 24

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