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October 4-05 , 2019
Event: 35th AGM & Conference

Annual General Meeting and Conference

October 4 & 5, 2019

Poco Inn and Suites

1545 Lougheed Highway, Port Coquitlam, BC

 

Friday, October 4               Evening ‘Meet and Greet’ reception

Informal reception on-site in the hotel’s Crossroads Lounge at 6:00 pm. Full bar service on a ‘no-host’ basis. ‘Appies’ provided courtesy of SABC.

Saturday, October 5           AGM and Conference

  8:30   Registration   Conference kit pickup and registration
                                        Coffee/tea/juices/water available.

  9:00   SABC AGM     Introductions, adoption of agenda,
                                        approval of 2018 AGM minutes, receipt of Directors’
                                        Report, elections & new business, if any.

MORNING SESSION:

 9:30    Dr. Mark Harrison and Tiasha Burch
              Identifying patient’s preferences when considering stem cell transplant as a treatment option for Scleroderma

10:30    Beverage/Chat break

10:45   Dr. Sarvee Moosavi, Gastroenterologist
              Scleroderma Patients and GI issues

11:45    Brief summary of local scleroderma research projects

11:55    Gurmej Kaur Dhanda Memorial
             Scleroderma Community Service and Scholarship Awards

12:00    Lunch – UBC medical students available for questions

 

AFTERNOON SESSION:

 1:00      Dr.  Trey Petty, Dentist
               Dental Treatment for Scleroderma Patients

 2:00      Beverage/Chat break

 2:15      Tai Chi presentation and participation

 3:15      Group Session Breakout
              1 – Patient Discussion
              2 – Supporting of / Caregiving for Scleroderma Patients

 4:00      Kudos and Adieus

 4:15      Adjournment

A no-host dinner in the Izbo Bistro will be held at 5:30 for those who signed up for it when registering.

 

Hotel Reservations

If you want to book a room at the POCO Inn and Suites hotel, the room rate is $159.00 + taxes (includes a $12.00 voucher for the on-site restaurant).  Please specify your reservation is for ‘Scleroderma Association of BC’ in order to get this block booking rate.   Reservations can be made by calling toll free at 800-930-2235 or local at 604-941-6216, or by email at generalreservations@poco-inn-and-suites.com . For more information about the Hotel, please visit their website at https://poco-inn-and-suites.com/

Registration:

 

Attend in person

The registration fee is $35.00 per registrant ($45.00 after September 15).

Pay by Credit Card     Register on the CanadaHelps Event Page

Pay by e-transfer

Add the following e-transfer recipient information:

Name: Scleroderma Association of B.C.
Contact method: DQ.SABC@telus.net
Notify By: Email

 

Add the following information in the optional ‘Message’ box, for each registrant:

Name , Address , Telephone number, Email address

If you are a scleroderma patient or a supporter.

If you would like to receive the Sclerodata newsletter and The Bulletin magazine.

 

Select Participation, for each registrant: (A, B, C or D)

A – In-person Conference only on Saturday

B – In-person Conference + Friday evening reception

C – In-person Conference + Saturday no-host dinner

D – In-person Conference + Friday evening reception + Saturday no-host dinner

 

Pay by Cheque

Mail registration and cheque:

Make cheque payable to “Scleroderma Association of B.C.”

Send to:

Scleroderma Association of B.C.

PO Box 16155 Lynn Valley

North Vancouver, BC  V7J3H2

 

Include the following information  for each registrant:

Name , Address , Telephone number, Email address

If you are a scleroderma patient or a supporter.

If you would like to receive the Sclerodata newsletter and The Bulletin magazine.

 

Select Participation, for each registrant: (A, B, C or D)

A – In-person Conference only on Saturday

B – In-person Conference + Friday evening reception

C – In-person Conference + Saturday no-host dinner

D – In-person Conference + Friday evening reception + Saturday no-host dinner

 

 

 

Attend the conference online  [ Free ]

Go to the online conference registration for more information

Address:

 

Poco Inn and Suites

1545 Lougheed Highway, Port Coquitlam, BC



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