The Canadian Hemophilia Society is pleased to invite you to take part in its Annual General Meeting and Medical & Scientific Symposium, which will be held from May 23 – 26 at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Known for its friendly and welcoming spirit, Winnipeg is a diverse multicultural city with a rich and varied history. Winnipeg’s architecture and neighbourhoods reflect the profound character of this small prairie town.

By attending this exciting weekend you can:

Hear from medical experts at the Canadian Inherited Bleeding Disorders Medical & Scientific Symposium and learn about the longer-acting concentrates: lower frequency or higher trough levels… or both? ; Gene therapy vs. longer-acting concentrates in Hemophilia B; the impact on new technologies on care and much more…….

Visit the industry exhibits and network with peers and friends during the reception and banquet.

Learn about the impact of bleeding disorders on career choices; obesity in Hemophilia; the physical and treatment implications of increased body mass.

Participate in community development workshops and learn all about the history and future of Care in Canada

Take part in the celebrations of the 60th year anniversary of your organization

Registration form: Rendez-Vous 2013 Member Registration

Please note that if you do not require a hotel room, the only cost to local members will be if they wish to attend the  banquet for $60. The CHS Awards are given out a the banquet.

For more details, please consult the CHS Web site at www.hemophilia.ca or contact us at 1-800-668-2686.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

 THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013

9:00 – 17:00           CANHC annual meeting

9:00 – 17:00           CPHC annual meeting

FRIDAY, MAY 24, 2013

8:30 – 17:30           Medical and Scientific Symposium

-Perspectives on personalization of care

17:30 – 18:30         Reception

19:30 – 21:00         National & Chapters working cohesively

(open to all volunteers eager to learn more about the organization)

18:00 – 22:00         AHCDC dinner meeting

SATURDAY, MAY 25, 2013

6:45 – 8:15            Bayer satellite symposium

8:30 – 17:00           AHCDC Scientific & Educational Symposium

8:30 – 17:00           CSWHC annual meeting

8:30 – 9:30            CHS Annual General Meeting

10:00 – 11:15         Celebrating 60 Years: The History of Care in Canada

11:15 – 12:30         The Next 10 Years

13:30 – 15:00         A Review of the 2011-2015 CHS Strategic Plan

15:15 – 17:00         CHS Board of Directors meeting

19:00                     Banquet

SUNDAY, MAY 26, 2013

9:00 – 15:00           CHS Board of Directors meeting