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Our 2024 Sponsors

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About the Conference

The AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference provides an interactive venue where experts in the fields of diagnostic microbiology, antimicrobial stewardship, infectious diseases, infection prevention and control, and public health meet. The conference attracts attendees from across Canada and internationally. As in previous years, the 2024 conference will provide updates on a variety of relevant topics to a diverse audience of clinicians, microbiologists, laboratory technologists, public health professionals, infection prevention and control practitioners, students, and residents.

In addition to the pre-meeting Trainees’ Day, the conference program will offer plenary sessions, state of the art clinical lectures, accredited co-developed learning activities, short oral presentations, poster presentations, case report symposium and an exhibit hall. The meeting will be a chance for attendees to showcase their research, as well as get up to speed with the latest in the areas of microbiology, infection control, adult and paediatric infectious diseases and related subjects. In addition to the scientific component, the meeting will provide opportunity for attendees to network, exchange ideas, and reconnect with colleagues!

Conference Learning Objectives

After attending the AMMI Canada – CACMID Annual Conference, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize the latest updates in the fields of diagnostic microbiology, antimicrobial stewardship, infectious diseases, infection prevention and control, and public health.
  • Create support systems and engage with a network of experts in the fields of diagnostic microbiology.

Important Dates

Abstract/Case Report Acceptance Communication:
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Withdrawal Deadline:
Poster Judging:
Week of Monday, February 12, 2024
Tuesday, March 12, 2024
On or before Monday, March 04, 2024
Between March 05 – 20, 2024

Planning Committees

Central Planning Committee (CPC)

Co-Chairs

Agatha Jassem
Deb Yamamura

Co-Treasurers

Carmen Charlton
Christopher Lowe

Scientific Planning Committee
Co-Chairs

Rob Kozak
Susan Poutanen

Sponsorship Committee
Co-Chairs

Jeff Fuller
Shariq Haider

Abstract  Committee
Co-Chairs

Danielle Brabant-Kirwan
William Connors

Committee Members

Tanis Dingle
Sarah Forgie
Yves Longtin
Prameet M. Sheth

Scientific Planning Committee (SPC)

Co-Chairs

Rob Kozak
Susan Poutanen

Committee Members

Danielle Brabant-Kirwan
Marthe Charles
William Connors
Cora Constantinescu
Ramzi Fattouh
Jessica Forbes
Catherine Hogan
Agatha Jassem
Jennie Johnstone
Farhan Khan
Philippe Lagacé-Wiens
Vanessa Meier-Stephenson
Natalie Marshall
Ninad Mehta
Esther Nagai
David Patrick
Glenn Patriquin
Shaqil Peermohamed
Peter Pieroni
Melissa Richard-Greenblatt
Earl Rubin
Prameet M. Sheth
Vanessa Tran

Sponsorship Committee

Co-Chairs

Jeff Fuller
Shariq Haider

Committee Members

Dwight Ferris
Don Vinh
Titus Wong

Collaborating Societies