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* * * CANADIAN LIVER FOUNDATION FEATURED MEETINGS * * *

UPCOMING MEETINGS:

2017 International Meeting on Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease 



Scientific Co-Chairs

Eberhard L. Renner, University of Manitoba
Brent A. Neuschwander-Tetri
, Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Objectives
In parallel with the obesity/diabetes epidemic, the incidence and prevalence of NAFLD continues to rise in Canada and elsewhere. While NAFLD leads to an increasing health care burden, our understanding and the therapeutic options remain limited. It is therefore imperative that the level of knowledge and understanding of this liver disease be increased. This will require a multi-pronged approach to adequately address it from prevention, diagnosis, management, treatment and research perspectives.

Upon completion of the conference, participants will be able to:
  •  Recognize the current status of epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis, clinical presentation, and therapy of NAFLD.
  •  Identify gaps in our current understanding of NAFLD that need to be filled by future research.

Participants
The 1.5-day education program aims to attract an estimated audience of 100 attendees with the target audience being

• Clinicians (of any background) interested in NAFLD
• Young investigators with an academic interest in NAFLD 
• Scientists interested in NAFLD

“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, and approved by Canadian Association for the Study of the Liver.”

Non-Canadian attendees may also qualify for credits as the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada has established international agreements covering Maintenance of Certification with the following:
  • American Medical Association (AMA) 
  • European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) 
  • Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners 
  • Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) 

Location:      Hotel Fort Garry 
                      222 Broadway 
                      Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 0R3, Canada
                      Phone: (204) 942-8251

Dates:           Saturday, September 9, 2017 to Monday Sep 11, 2017 
                       • Day 1: Saturday Welcome Reception (evening)
                       • Day 2: Sunday Scientific Program/Dinner
                       • Day 3: Monday Scientific Program (morning - noon)

Program information: Click here

Registration : Click here

To help promote the 2017 International Meeting on Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, please share this downloadable brochure: here


The Canadian Liver Foundation acknowledges the following organizations for their support of the CLF’s mission of “bringing liver research to life” to benefit the liver health of all Canadians through research, education, patient support and advocacy.

            

For information on sponsorship or to be an exhibitor at this meeting, please contact Karen Seto at kseto@liver.ca. 



International Hepatitis B Cure Workshop
This one-day workshop will bring together global inter-disciplinary experts to enhance the field of hepatitis B research and to provide an interactive platform to achieve the goal of global hepatitis B cure. The meeting will include invited lectures, oral abstract presentations, poster viewing sessions, Q&A sessions, roundtable discussions and debates. 

CLF partners, volunteers and supporters can receive 50% off workshop registration fees. Please contact Karen Seto at kseto@liver.ca to get your CLF discount code for registration.

Date:   October 18, 2017
Location:   Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Program:   Click here.
Website & Registration: Click here.



International Viral Hepatitis Elimination Meeting 2017
The objective of this meeting is to enhance elimination of viral hepatitis worldwide from the perspective of the medical community. This meeting will address obstacles on the elimination of viral hepatitis along with strategies for success. Following the framework of the recent World Health Organization goals, the meeting will provide an ideal forum for presenting plans to address the elimination of Hepatitis B and C, with concrete objectives, tangible goals and measurable outcomes. The outcomes will be translated to an updated version of the Toronto Declaration

CLF partners, volunteers and supporters can receive 25% off workshop registration fees. Please contact Karen Seto at kseto@liver.ca to get your CLF discount code for registration.

Date:   November 17 - 18, 2017
Location:   Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Program:   Click here.
Website & Registration: Click here.



* If you would like the CLF to add or revise your meeting or conference information, please contact Karen Seto at kseto@liver.ca or 1-800-563-5483 x4939.
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