The Joint SickKids Pediatric Anesthesia & CPAS Conference

Thank you for attending the 2018 Joint PAC/CPAS Conference 

 To access the talks from the day, please click on the Conference Presentations tab on this site. 

Presentations will be available until April 10, 2018. 


The Hospital for Sick Children and the Canadian Pediatric Anesthesia Society (CPAS) will be co-hosting the Pediatric Anesthesia Conference (PAC) and the CPAS Meeting.

This program of workshops, lectures and panels will review current issues in pediatric anesthesia practice, update the clinician on new management strategies and provide a forum to exchange views on the clinical challenges of pediatric anesthesia. Participants will be able to assess management strategies for routine and complex cases and choose appropriate techniques to apply to their own practices.

Leading speakers from University Departments in Canada and the United States are slated to speak over the three days.

The key overarching themes of the conference are

  • Practical Solutions to Common Clinical Problems
  • What’s New in Transfusion Medicine
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery.

The target audience is pediatric anesthesiologists, anesthesiologists who periodically work with children and anesthesia trainees.

Conference Overview

Thursday, November 2, 2017

5:00 - 7:00 pm: Registration Opens - Toronto Hilton Main Lobby

Friday, November 3, 2017

7:30 am - 8:30 am: Registration & Breakfast

8:30 am - 12:00 pm: Opening Remarks & Conference Day 1

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm: CPAS Business Lunch

1:15 pm - 4:40 pm: Optional Workshops

5:50 pm - 7:30: Cocktail Reception  

Saturday, November 4, 2017

7:30 am - 8:30 am: Registration & Breakfast

8:30 am - 4:35 pm: Opening Remarks & Conference Day 2

Sunday, November 5, 2017

7:45 am - 8:20 am: Registration & Breakfast

8:20 am - 12:00 pm Opening Remarks & Conference Day 3

Please note:  session times may be altered slightly until the agenda is fully completed. 

Please refer to the Agenda section of this website for the full conference program.  

Please see the accommodation section of this website in order to book a special PAC/CPAS conference rate. Room reservations must be made prior to Monday October 2, 2017 in order to receive this special rate.  

All events will take place at the Toronto Hilton - 145 Richmond Street, Toronto, ON.  

  • Where

  • Hilton Toronto
    145 Richmond Street W.
    Toronto, Ontario M5H 2L2

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