CSF Schedule

The Annual Program Committee is still working on the progam, so please check back regularly for updates.

TimeSession/Description
09-21@16:45-20:30
Research Sessions:

These sessions are intended for thoracic surgeons, trainees, researchers and medical students. Current research will be presented in the form of proffered papers with audience questions and discussions following. Participants will hear from basic and clinical investigators regarding current state-of-the-art research in thoracic surgery. At the end of the session, participants will have a better understanding of the breadth of research, and enhanced familiarity with up-to-date findings.

09-22@10:00-11:00
Welcome and Opening Remarks:

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09-22@11:15-12:45
CATS Session #1 - ESTS Speaker:

ESTS Speaker: Dr. Enrico Ruffini - Applicability of the new staging system for thymic tumors and new updates

09-22@13:15-14:45
CATS Session #2 - STS Speaker:

STS Speaker: Dr. David T. Cooke

09-22@15:00-16:30
CATS Session #3 - 2021 Pearson Lecturer:

2021 Pearson Lecturer: Dr. Valerie Rusch - This session is intended for all thoracic surgeons and trainees. The Dr. FG Pearson lecture showcases an esteemed thoracic surgeon who will highlight and present topics of broad and particular interest to the clinical practice, research enterprise and training endeavors of thoracic surgeons. At the end of the session, participants will better understand key factors that will influence the current and future practice of Thoracic Surgery.

09-22@17:00-18:00
Industry Session #1:

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09-22@18:00-19:00
Social :

0

09-23@10:15-11:00
Gallie Lecture:

0

09-23@11:15-12:45
CATS Session #4 - 2020 Pearson Lecturer:

2020 Pearson Lecturer: Dr. Garett Walsh - This session is intended for all thoracic surgeons and trainees. The Dr. FG Pearson lecture showcases an esteemed thoracic surgeon who will highlight and present topics of broad and particular interest to the clinical practice, research enterprise and training endeavors of thoracic surgeons. At the end of the session, participants will better understand key factors that will influence the current and future practice of Thoracic Surgery.

09-23@13:15-14:45
CATS Session #5 - Presidential Address:

Presidential Address: Dr. Andrew Seely - This session is aimed at thoracic surgeons. The state of Canadian Thoracic Surgery will be discussed. At the end of this session, participants will understand the achievements of, opportunities available to, and threats facing Canadian Thoracic Surgeons in our era.

09-23@15:00-16:30
CATS Session #6 - Joint CAGS-CATS - Foregut:

This session is designed for general and thoracic surgeons who evaluate and/or treat foregut disorders. Evidence based management options will be discussed. Cases will be used to illustrate important considerations. At the end of the session, participants will have gained an understanding of an appropriate evaluation to establish the definite diagnosis; the pathophysiology underlying these diseases and their treatment failures; and therapeutic options based on patient specific considerations and the best available evidence.

09-23@17:00-18:00
Industry Session #2:

0

09-23@18:00-19:00
Social :

0

09-24@10:15-21:15
UofT Langer Lecture:

0

09-24@11:15-12:45
CATS Session #7 - AGM and Awards:

Details coming soon.

09-24@13:15-14:45
CATS Session #8 - PG Course 1:

Challenging small pulmonary nodules: Diagnosis and Management - This session is intended for trainees and practicing surgeons who are interested in a review of core general thoracic surgery. The session will cover topics in thoracic surgery that are either uncommonly seen or whose management has changed in the recent past. The session will review the basic diagnosis and management of each topic. At the end of the session, participants will have reviewed uncommon and challenging situations in thoracic surgery and will have an up-to-date approach to the diagnosis and treatment of these specific diseases.

09-24@15:00-16:30
CATS Session #9 - PG Course 2:

Challenging small pulmonary nodules: Diagnosis and Management - This session is intended for trainees and practicing surgeons who are interested in a review of core general thoracic surgery. The session will cover topics in thoracic surgery that are either uncommonly seen or whose management has changed in the recent past. The session will review the basic diagnosis and management of each topic. At the end of the session, participants will have reviewed uncommon and challenging situations in thoracic surgery and will have an up-to-date approach to the diagnosis and treatment of these specific diseases.