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Annual Scientific Meeting – Quebec City 2023

25 May 2023 - 27 May 2023

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Meeting Details

May 25-27, 2023

Hilton Hotel, Quebec City, QC

Event App

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CME Credits

This group learning activity will apply for section 1 and 3 credits within the Maintenance of Certification program (MOC) of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

CAMRT Credits

This group learning activity will apply for Category A Credits within the continuing Education Credit Approval Program (CECAP) of the Canadian Association of Medical Radiation Technologists (CAMRT).

Target Audience

This CME event will be of great interest to Interventional Radiologists, Radiology Residents, Interventional Radiology Fellows as well as Technologists and Nurses working in Interventional Radiology and any other healthcare provider with an interest in Interventional Radiology.

Needs Assessment

This program was developed based on feedback received from the evaluation forms collected during the SIR, CIRSE and CAIR Annual Meetings.

Meeting Learning Objectives

At the end of the meeting, the participant should expect to:

  • Describe indications and techniques of combined endovascular interventions in multi-visceral tumour management
  • List recent updates in the medical optimization of peripheral vascular disease
  • Identify the barriers to access to IR procedures experienced by patients in Canada and strategies to improve access.
  • Describe the indications and evidence for use of paclitaxel-coated technology based on updated research and implications on current clinical practice
  • List the clinical complications, indication for treatment and endovascular techniques used in the treatment of pulmonary AVMs
  • Describe the current treatment pathway and supportive evidence for the management of HCC in Canada based on the updated HCC guidelines
  • Describe techniques and indications for use in curative and palliative procedures  in MSK intervention
  • Review strategies to optimize locoregional pain control in the IR suite
  • Review the most important scientific papers affecting the clinical practice of Interventional Radiology
  • Describe the indications and techniques for treatment of arteriovenous malformations and list the benefits of a multidisciplinary approach
  • Discuss and review the multidisciplinary approach to Women’s Health, including the management of fibroids, adenomyosis and pelvic congestion syndrome
  • List the indications, benefits of catheter directed thrombolysis vs mechanical thrombectomy in the setting of pulmonary arterial embolism, peripheral arterial embolism and peripheral venous thrombosis.
  • Review the science of wellness and longevity and its impact on practice
  • Describe the importance of mindfulness and its role in physician wellbeing in clinical practice.
  • List the benefits of professional coaching in improving medical practice
  • Describe opportunities to participate in IR education and practice across the globe
  • Exchange opinions and experience in challenging cases through workshops, debates and panel cases
  • Discuss the impact of IR reach-out initiatives in Africa


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Full Program

Annual General Meeting Notice

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Guest Speakers

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CAIR Award Winners

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The CAIR Award is awarded annually to an individual or individuals for distinguished and extraordinary service to the Canadian Association for Interventional Radiology and/or the discipline of Interventional Radiology.

Service to Interventional Radiology may include teaching, basic research, clinical investigation, radiologic statesmanship, and/or promotion of Interventional Radiology or CAIR. Research must be recognized for quality and consistency by publication in recognized professional journals. Service to CAIR may include outstanding contributions to CAIR, other medical organizations, and/or government agencies.

The CAIR Award may also be bestowed upon individuals who have dedicated their past and present talents to advancing the quality of patient care through the practice of Interventional Radiology, and/or who, by their outstanding achievements, also help to ensure the future of the field.


Planning Committee

Dr. Alessandra Cassano-Bailey

Dr. Véronique Caty

Dr. Gerald Gahide

Dr.  Catherine Lalonde

Dr.  Stefan Przybojewski


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Hotel Information

Hilton Hotel
1100, boul. René-Lévesque Est
Québec (Québec), G1R 5V2 

A preferential rate has been negotiated for the attendees. You will receive a private link (on your receipt) to book your room when you will register.

Mountain View – 289$+tax
Parliament View – 289$+tax
Old Quebec & River View – 303$+tax


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Annual Scientific Meeting 2023 – Quebec City 

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Exhibitor Information and Services Kit

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Corporate Partners & Sponsors

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CAIR programs are made possible through unrestricted education grants from our corporate partners and sponsors and are planned to achieve scientific integrity, objectivity, and balance.



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Hilton Hotel Quebec City
1100 Bd René-Lévesque E
Quebec City, QC G1R 4P3 Canada
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