Agenda

Preliminary Agenda – CAPO 2017

Practice, Research & Leadership: Weaving it All Together
Pinnacle Hotel,
Vancouver, British Columbia

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

0830 – 1200
Salon C, Cordova Level
Pre conference workshops
Advance Registration RequiredMeaning-Centered Psychotherapy for Cancer Patients
Presented by: Dr. Bill Breitbart
0830 -1245
Salon D, Cordova Level
Fostering Psychosocial Oncology Research: A grant writing workshop.
Advance Registration RequiredThis workshop is supported by the CIHR – Institute of Cancer Research
1300 – 1320
Ball Room, Level 2
Opening Ceremonies
Welcome Blessing –Elder Maureen Kennedy
Drummers
1320 – 1415
Ball Room, Level 2
Keynote Plenary – Indigenous Cultural Resurgence: The System Finally Recognizing the Critical Role of Culture in Health Care/Patient Care
Presented by Preston Guno, BC Cancer Agency
1430 – 1530 Concurrent Sessions
20 Minute Oral Presentations
1530 – 1600
Level 2
Break
1600 – 1730 Concurrent Sessions
90 Minute Workshops/Symposiums
1730-1900
P2B Bistro & Bar
Student Social

This is open to all students and CAPO members, however it is geared toward the student membership. The purpose is to provide CAPO student members with a chance to meet other student and professional members, mingle, and eat a light dinner together in the hotel restaurant at your own expense (menu entrees vary in price from $10 to $40) prior to the Public Forum and Discussion

1930 – 2100
Ball Room, Level 2
Public Lecture & Discussion
Does Stress Cause Cancer?Featuring a panel of Cancer Care professionals, including medical and alternative perspectives moderated by Dr. Alan Bates, Lead Psychiatrist, BC Cancer Agency.

 

Thursday, May 4, 2017

0730 – 0830
Ball Room, Level 2
Breakfast Buffet
0730 – 0830
Vancouver Room, Level 2
CAPO Research Committee Meeting
(Guests welcome)
0730 – 0830
Room, TBD
CAPO Education Committee Meeting
(Guests welcome)
0830 – 0930
Ball Room, Level 2
Keynote Plenary –
Meaning Centered Psychotherapy
Featuring Dr. William Breitbart
0930 – 1000 Transition
1000 – 1200 Concurrent Sessions
20 Minute Oral Presentations
1200 – 1330
Ball Room, Level 2
Lunch
CAPO Annual General Meeting
1345 – 1445 Concurrent Sessions
20 Minute Oral Presentations
1500 – 1630 Concurrent Sessions
90 Minute Workshops/Symposiums
1630 –1800
Level 2
Poster Presentation Reception

 

Friday, May 5, 2017

0645
Hotel Lobby
Fun Walk and Run

We do a lot of sitting over the course of the conference. This year, bring your running shoes and get ready to head out for a run or walk. Maps will be handed out for 1km, 3km, and 5km options! We will depart from the hotel lobby 6:45am.

0800-0900
Ball Room, Level 2
Breakfast Buffet
0915-1015 Keynote Plenary – Making the case for physical activity and physical rehabilitation to improve the psychosocial impacts of cancer treatments
Featuring Dr. Kristen Campbell
1030-1200 Concurrent Sessions
90 Minute Workshops/Symposiums
1215-1315 Buffet Luncheon
1315 – 1350
Ball Room, Level 2
CAPO Award Presentation
1400-1530 Concurrent Sessions
90 Minute Workshops
1530-1600
Ball Room, Level 2.
Closing Ceremonies & Conference Award Presentations