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2019 Canadian Lipid & Vascular Summit

Joint Symposia of Canadian Lipoprotein Conference and the
Canadian Society for Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology


Banff Conference Centre, Alberta
Thursday October 3rd -  Sunday October 6th, 2019




2.5 days (Thursday PM to Sunday AM)

Afternoon Trainee Workshop (sponsored by CIHR-ICRH)

25 Trainee presentations (selected from abstracts submitted, at least one from each PI lab)

Simon Pierre Noël Lecture 2019

Clinician Scientist Award 2019

CSATVB  Scientific Excellence Award 2019

David Rubenstein (CLC) Lecture 2019

Special Topic Symposia

Adjudicated Poster Sessions



Trainee Awards (oral and poster)

Stewart Whitman Award

CLC Senior Investigator Award


Conference Chairs:  
Rene Jacobs and Spencer Proctor


Thursday October 3rd

11:00AM – 6:00 PM      Arrival and Registration


12.30PM- 1:00PM          Light lunch served for Trainees


1:00-4:00PM                   Trainee workshop (CSATVB, CLC and CIHR Institute for Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health)


2:00-4:00PM                   Business Meetings (parallel) CSATVB (2hr-Werstuck/Heximer/Proctor) and CLC (1hr- Jacobs/Proctor)


5:30 – 7:00 PM               Buffet Dinner Banff Centre



7:00 – 7:10 PM               Conference Opening

              Welcome remarks from Conference Chairs 


Session I:

7:15-9:00 PM

Theme: Clinical Diabetes: Vascular and Lipid Complications.


2019 Simon Pierre Noël Lecture:

1 x 25/5mins


2019 Clinician Scientist Award:

1 x 25/5mins


Invited Talk: Innovation and Clinical Complications

1 x 25/5mins



Friday Oct 4th

6.15-7:00AM Guided run/jog- Tunnel Mountain

7:00 – 8:30 AM Breakfast


Session II:

8:30 – 10:00 AM:

Theme: CSATVB Presidents Symposium


CSATVB Scientific Excellence Award- Dr. Paul Kubes

Presentation of Award

Award Seminar 30/15min


Trainee talks 2 x 15mins


10:00 – 10:20 AM Activity and Nutrition Break


10:20 – 12:20 PM Trainee Oral presentations:

Proposed Theme: TBD


Trainee talks  8 x 15mins


12:20– 2:00 PM Buffet Lunch (& Poster setup)


Session III:

2:00-4:00 PM Trainee Oral presentations:

Proposed Theme: TBD


Invited talk

1 x 25/5mins


Trainee talks  6 x 15mins


4:00 – 4:20 PM Activity and Nutrition Break


4:20 – 5:20 PM 2019 Rubenstein (CLC) Lecture

(International invited speaker on ‘summit’ topic.)




5:20-7:00 PM Poster Session I

Wine and Science (wine/beer and hors d'oeuvre) 

Poster Award adjudication


7:30-10:00 PM Dinner on own (Conference Centre or Townsite)-



Saturday Oct 17th, 2015 

6.15-7:00AM Guided run/jog- Banff Springs Hotel

7:00-8:30 AM Breakfast 


Session IV: Topic to be Confirmed based on theme of trainee abstracts

8:30–9:15 AM


Speaker or additional Trainee presentations


9:15–10:15 AM Trainee Oral presentations

Proposed Theme:  TBD


Trainee talks 4 x 15mins


10:15–10:30 AM Activity and Nutrition Break


10:30–11:45 AM

Poster Session II- Adjudication


12:00–1:30 PM Buffet Lunch


1:30-2:30pm Trainee Oral presentations:

Theme: To be Confirmed based on theme of trainee abstracts


Trainee talks 4 x15mins


2:30-3:00pm 2019 CLC Young Investigator Award lecture

 (Awarded in previous year to Dr. Morgan Fullerton)



3:00–6:00 PM Free Time


7:00–7:30 PM Vascular Summit Reception


7:30–11:30 PM CLC/CSATVB Banquet and Awards Presentations 



Sunday Oct 18th, 2015 


Travel Day


For a PDF version of the Preliminary Program (click here)