2022 Annual Meeting

Date: October 13-15
Location: Delta Bessborough, Saskatoon SK
October 13 & 14 – Scientific & Clinical Abstract Presentations (0900-1500 CDT)
October 15 – Symposium on Multiple Sclerosis and immune-mediated demyelinating disease of the CNS (0900-1400 CDT)

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Earlybird Pricing Ends Sept 1.

Call for Abstracts

The deadline to submit is August 1st.

After the deadline, the Abstract Review committee will be reviewing all submissions and we will be in touch.

Preliminary Goals & Objectives
Scientific Abstract Presentations

Review of current clinical and basic science research pertaining to neuropathology with a focus on Canadian centres, but overall international participation. Also a platform for Canadian residents and trainees to present their recent work.

Diagnostic Case Presentations

Interactive discussion of rare and challenging neuropathological cases encountered by participants in their recent practice. Electronic slides and imaging results are distributed prior to meeting. Often includes case presentation by residents and illustrates advances in disease classification and diagnostic technique.

Overall learning objectives for the meeting

At the end of the meeting participants will:

  1. Describe recent developments in several areas of neuropathology with particular emphasis on the neuropathology of immune-mediated demyelinating disease of the CNS and multiple sclerosis. 
  2. Discuss original research and challenging diagnostic cases with colleagues.
  3. Compare the practice of neuropathology on an individual and departmental level across Canadian centres.


Please note, all times are in CDT.

1900-2100 President’s Welcome Reception
details to come
0700-0745 Registration & Breakfast
0745-0800 Opening Remarks

Robert Hammond, CANP President

Peter Schutz, CANP Secretary-Treasurer

0800-0930 Session 1: Scientific Abstract Presentations 
Moderator: TBD
0930-1000 Break
1000-1100 Jerzy Olszewsky Invited Lecture:
Unexpected death in infants and toddlers
Roland Auer, MD PhD
1100-1200 Session 2: Diagnostic Case Presentations
Moderator: TBD
1200-1330 Lunch
(Please make own arrangements, lunch not served)
1330-1500 Session 3: Diagnostic Case Presentations
Moderator: TBD
RCPSC NP Specialty Training Committee Meeting
0700-0800 Breakfast and Registration
0800-0930 Session 4: Scientific Abstracts
Moderator: TBD
0930-1000 Break
1000-1130 Session 5: Scientific Abstracts
Moderator: TBD
1130-1245 Lunch (Please make own arrangements, lunch not served)
1245-1315 Session 6: Neuropathology Practice Abstracts
Moderator: TBD
1315-1600 Neuropathology in Practice: Competency Based Medical Education in Neuropathology
1315-1400 TBC
Topic: Underpinnings of competency based medical training
1400-1430 TBC
Topic: Experiences with the introduction of competency based medical training in Anatomic Pathology
Marcio Gomes
1430-1445 Break
1445-1515 Topic: Plans for the implementation of competency based medical training in Neuropathology Patrick Shannon, MD
1515-1600 Discussion Forum
(Within walking distance)
Presidential Symposium: Multiple Sclerosis and Immune mediated Demyelinating Disease
0700-0800 Breakfast and Registration
0750-0800 Welcome and Pre-Test
0800-0850 Gordon Mathieson Lecture:
Demyelination, multiple sclerosis, and MRI
G. R. Wayne Moore, MD
0850-0940 David Robertson Lecture:
Multiple sclerosis and future therapies
Michael Levin, MD
0940-1000 Break
1000-1050 Invited Lecture
Topic: Pediatric multiple sclerosis and immune mediated  demyelination.
E. Ann Yeh, MD
1050-1140 Invited Lecture
Topic: Pediatric multiple sclerosis and immune mediated demyelination


Tanja Kuhlmann, MD PhD

1140-1230 TBC
Topic: Outlook of patients and public on MS research and treatment in Canada
1230-1245 Post-Test; Resident prizes; Closing remarks, Adjournment
Moderator: Robert Hammond, Peter Schutz

Delta Hotels Bessborough

601 Spadina Crescent E, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3G8

CANP 2022 Annual Meeting rate is 169 CAD per night

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Canadian Association of Neuropathologists 2022 Annual Meeting
Room block start date: Monday, October 10, 2022
Room block end date: Monday, October 17, 2022
Last Day to Book: Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Mary Tom Award

Best Clinical Paper


Morrison H. Finlayson Award

Best Basic Science