Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society 2016

Sept 30-Oct 2nd, 2016 : Banff2016
Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society Conference - Banff 2016
Sept 30-Oct 2nd, 2016

Banff Park Lodge Resort and Conference Centre

 222 Lynx Street




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Anesthesiologists:  Full meeting (FRI-SUN) $600          ($700 for late*/on-site)

                                  Weekend only (SAT-SUN) $450      ($500 for late*/on-site)

Residents & fellows: Full meeting (FRI-SUN) $400        ($500 for late*/on-site)

                                   Weekend only (SAT-SUN)  $300    ($400 for late*/on-site)


Dinner Saturday night $ 100 per person

 * late registration is after August 31, 2016

** registration is via our eventbrite portal



Case reports and Abstracts will both be accepted.

The best abstracts will be selected for oral presentation and the rest will be in poster format (paper not digital).


Abstract submission site is NOW CLOSED (June 21, 2016)

Abstracts notifications: July 1, 2016

Abstract accepted registrations: Aug 1, 2016 




07:00am - Breakfast and Registration

07:45am - Welcome

08:00am - Regional blocks that anyone can do

08:45am - Continuous catheters

09:30am - Adjuncts, Peripheral nerve stimulation versus ultrasound?

10:15am -  Break

10:45am - Regional Pro/Con Debate: Epidurals should be used in the Nuss Procedure – or not? 

11:30am - Regional Pro/Con Debate: Caudal versus Ilioinguinal block for hernia repair in a 2 year old

12:15pm - Lunch

1:30pm - The child with complex congenital heart disease 

2:15pm - The child with a myopathy 

3:00pm - Break

3:30pm - The anxious child and family 

4:15pm - Rapid sequence inductions in children – what is the evidence?

5:00pm - Welcome Reception at Banff Park Lodge (Complimentary)



07:00am -  Breakfast

08:00 – 10:00am - Free papers (abstracts) or case discussion

10:00am - BreakTrauma

10:30am - Resuscitation and transport of the injured child

11:00am - Use of Ultrasound in trauma

11:30am - Head and Neck Injury 

12:00noon - Blood loss – massive transfusion – coagulopathies in the trauma situation

12:30pm - Lunch

1:30pm - Announcement of best abstract award

1:45pm - Pediatric anesthesia around the globe 

2:30pm - Improving outcomes in pediatric anesthesia

3:15pm - Break

3:45pm -  Tonsils in Calgary versus Vancouver

4:30pm - Role of simulation in improving outcomes?

5:15pm -  Wrapup

7:00pm - Formal dinner at the Banff Centre (optional)


07:00am - Breakfast

08:00am - Update on neurotoxicity – GAS, Canadian data (Ontario, Manitoba)

09:00am - Neurotoxicity from bench to bedside

10:00am - Break

10:30am - Expert panel – stump the experts!

12:00pm - Wrapup

12:15pm - Bagged Lunch

12:30pm - CPAS Business Meeting (members only)


Conference schedule may be subject to some changes


Program will be accredited under Section 1 of the MOC program of the RCPSC


Conference Hotel with discounted Rooms

Banff Park Lodge Resort Hotel and Conference Centre 

  • A limited number of discounted rooms (80) have been reserved for conference registrants at the Banff Park Lodge Resort and Conference Centre.  Following registration, an email with details to access these rooms will be sent to each registrant.  (Note - a limited number of rooms (80) are availble). 


Other Near-by Accommodations 

Fairmont Banff Springs - 22 mins walk

Banff Aspen Lodge - 9 mins walk

Bow View Lodge - 2 mins walk

Banff Lodging Company - 2 mins walk

Banff Aspen Lodge - 12 mins walk

Banff Ptarmigan Inn - 9 mins walk

Banff International Hotel - 8 mins walk

Brewsters Mountain Lodge - 5 mins walk

Delta Banff Royal Canadian Lodge - 15 mins walk

High Country Inn - 12 mins walk


Click on map -> to see more accommodation options






For other questions and comments email

or (Program Chair)


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