Sunday, November 10, 2019 
Sheraton Centre – Grand West, Lower concourse

Times
Sessions
Speaker
 7:30 – 8:00 Registration/Reception/Coffee/Muffins
SESSION 1: PLENARY – MECHANICAL VENTILATION
Moderators: D. Scales
08:00 – 08:25 A short history of mechanical ventilation A. Slutsky (Canada)
SESSION 2: ADVANCES IN TREATING RESPIRATORY FAILURE
Moderators: N. Ferguson and K. Barrett
08:30 – 08:45 Why ECMO is overused yet underutilized D. Brodie (USA)
08:50 – 09:05 Why ECCO2R is the next frontier A. Combes (France)
09:10 – 09:25 ARDS – Individualized Tidal Volumes M. Amato (Brazil)
09:30 – 09:45 ARDS – Any role for esophageal pressure monitoring? J. Beitler (USA)
 09:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break
SESSION 3: MONITORING PHYSIOLOGY
Moderators: – L. del Sorbo and D. Hall
10:15 – 10:30 Using the ventilator as a pulmonary function lab L. Brochard (Canada)
10:35 – 10:50 Monitoring during spontaneous modes of ventilation G Bellani (Italy)
10:55 – 11:10 Diagnosing problems with the right heart S. Magder (Canada)
SESSION 4: TREATING SPECIAL POPULATIONS
Moderators: S. Lapinsky and D Piquette
11:10 – 11:25 The geriatric ICU patient L. Ferrante (USA)
11:30 – 11:45 Patients with cardiogenic shock A. Combes (France)
11:45 – 12:00 The chronically critically ill C. Hough (USA)
 12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
SESSION 5: WHY SOME OLD IDEAS SHOULD BE CHALLENGED
Moderators: L. Munshi and N. Adhikari
13:00 – 13:15 Why MAP≥65 shouldn’t be a target for all H. Wunsch (Canada)
13:20 – 13:35 Why early mobility might not be good for all B. Connolly (UK)
13:40 – 13:55 Why you don’t need ICP monitors to monitor ICP G. Citerio (Italy)
SESSION 6: RESOLUTION OF CONFLICT, WHEN…
Moderators: E. Gilfoyle
14:00 – 14:15 When physicians and surrogates disagree D. White (USA)
14:20 – 14:35 When patient care hits too close to home S. Dev (Canada)
14:40 – 14:55 When you are compelled to provide non-beneficial care J. Downar (Canada)
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee Break
SESSION 7 HOW A CHANGING WORLD WILL AFFECT CRITICAL CARE
Moderators: B. Haroon and A. Fox-Robichaud
15:30 – 15:45 How patients’ preferences for ICU is changing R. Fowler (Canada)
15:50 – 16:05 How clinical research in ICU will change G. Rubenfeld (Canada)
16:10 – 16:25 How the role of the intensivist will change S. Shemie (Canada)
16:30 – 17:00 Discussion All
17:00 – 18:00 Reception