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Program

*Subject to Change

Times are in Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

  • 09:30 10:00

    VISIT THE VIRTUAL Exhibition

  • 10:00 11:00

    Concurrent Sessions

    CLM Symposium 3 – Addressing Disparities and Controversies in End-Stage Liver Diseases
    Moderator: Mayur Brahmania

    10:00 - 10:15 | Liver Disease in 2021: Addressing Disparities, Challenges from COVID-19 | Carla Brady

    10:15 - 10:30 | HCC in 2021 | Nicole Rich

    10:30 - 10:45 | Transplant (to Include Organs from MAID, Inter-Provincial Travel, Access Issues with Distance and Treatment) | David Goldberg

    10:45 - 11:00 | Discussion

    CLM Symposium 4 – Translational Research in HCC and Liver Disease
    Moderator: Sonya MacParland

    10:00 - 11:00 | Immune Based Approaches to Treating HCC | Tim Greten

    10:15 - 10:30 | Risk Algorithms for Predicting HCC (to Include Novel Molecular Algorithms) | Hashem El-Serag

    10:30 - 10:45 | Visualizing the Immune Responses in the Liver: Modulating Leukocyte Recruitment in Cancer and Infection | Paul Kubes

    10:45 - 11:00 | Discussion

  • 10:30 11:50

    CAHN Session

    End Stage Liver Disease Management
    Moderator: TBD


    10:30 - 10:50 | Diagnosis of Cirrhosis | Lesa Chisholm

    10:50 - 11:10 | Nutrition and ESLD | Vanessa Den-Heyer

    11:10 - 11:30 | Diagnosis and Management of Ascites | Lisa Douglas

    11:30 - 11:50 | Palliative care: when, what and how? | Colina Yim & Elizabeth Lee

  • 11:00 12:00

    CASL‑CLF Sass‑Kortsak Award Presentation & Lecture

    Ronald Sokol

  • 11:50 12:15

    CAHN Session

    Post-Transplant Liver and Reoccurrence Disease Management
    Moderator: TBD


    An overview of disease recurrence post-liver transplant | Shauna Watson

  • 12:00 13:00

    Concurrent Sessions

    NAFLD – New Developments
    Moderator: Saumya Jayakumar

    12:00 - 12:15 | Adult: Addressing Disparities in Patients with NAFLD from Diagnosis to Transplant | Zobair Younossi

    12:15 - 12:30 | Pediatric NAFLD - Progress and Ongoing Challenges | Miriam Vos

    12:30 - 12:45 | Overview of new NAFLD Therapies | Keyur Patel

    12:45 - 13:00 | Discussion

    Quality Metrics for Cirrhosis Care
    This session was co-developed with Lupin and was planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity and balance.
    Moderator: Erin Kelly

    12:00 - 12:15 | How Does Canada Develop Metrics Relating to Cirrhosis Care? Lessons from the Cirrhosis Collaborative Care Network | Elliot Tapper

    12:15 - 12:30 | Coordinated Cirrhosis Care: The Alberta Model | Puneeta Tandon

    12:30 - 12:45 | Defining Outcomes in Pediatric Liver Disease and Cirrhosis | Simon Lam

    12:45 - 13:00 | Discussion

  • 12:15 12:30

    CAHN Closing Remarks

    Donna Zukowski

  • 13:00 13:30

    Break | VIRTUAL EXHIBIT BOOTHS VISIT

  • 13:00 13:30

    Meet the Expert

    The Science of Obesity, Current Treatments and New Targets | Dr. Sean Wharton
    This education session is an unaccredited speaker generated other learning activity made possible with the support of Novo Nordisk

  • 13:30 14:30

    Concurrent Sessions

    Transplant Controversies and New Developments
    Moderator: Anouar Teriaky

    13:30 - 13:45 | Cardiac Risk Assessment Pre-Transplant, Post-Transplant | Lisa VanWagner

    13:45 - 14:00 | HCC: Pushing the Size Limits Yes vs. No Debate | James Shapiro

    14:00 - 14:15 | HCC: Pushing the Size Limits Yes vs. No Debate |  Neil Mehta

    14:15 - 14:30 | Debate Rebuttal & Discussion

    Approach to Special Populations and Liver Disease
    Moderator: Orlee Guttman

    13:30 - 13:45 | Cirrhosis and Pregnancy: Outcomes in Mothers and Infants | Jennifer A. Flemming

    13:45 - 14:00 | Autoimmune Hepatitis and PSC in Children and Adolescents | Nitika Gupta

    14:00 - 14:15 | The Role of Telemedicine to Optimize Patient Care | Hemant Shah

    14:15 - 14:30 | Discussion

  • 14:30 15:30

    Oral Presentations

    Panel 3

    Panel 4

  • 15:30 16:30

    CLF‑CASL Gold Medal Award Presentation and Lecture

    Ars longa, vita brevis: Lessons learned from a life in Hepatology | Dr. Samuel Lee, introduced by Dr. Paul Adams

  • 16:30 17:00

    CASL Awards Ceremony and Closing Remarks

    Jordan Feld
    John Ward

  • 17:00 17:30

    Industry Debrief Meeting