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CanVasc meetings

  • National Scientific CanVasc meetings

The 1st National CanVasc meeting was held in Toronto on June 10th, 2011. More than 70 physicians, health care providers or medical delegates attended this 1st meeting. The registration was entirely free and the discussion was fruitful.  The final program of the meeting is still available  HERE .


     Toronto harbour                                        Core member meeting (9 June 2011)

The 2nd National 2012 CanVasc meeting was held on November 22nd, 2012 in Montréal (Centre Mont-Royal). More than 130 physicians, trainees or health care professionals attended the conference. The special guest speaker was Dr. Rachel Jones. program is still available  HERE and shortened pdf-versions of some of the presentations are available for download at the bottom of this page.


The 3rd and 2014 national scientific CanVasc meeting (there was none in 2013, as vasculitis physicians attended the 2013 ANCA workshop in Paris) was held in Toronto, the 24 October 2014 (Delta Chelsea Eaton Hotel, downtown). More than 80 physicians and fellows were present, and the special guest Speaker, Dr. Carol Langford. The program is still available HERE. Some of the presentations (modified) are available below, on this page.

There will be NO 2015 CanVasc national scientific CanVasc meeting (next one will probably be in 2016). CanVasc members and physicians interested in vasculitis are strongly invited to attend:

  • the 2015 annual Calgary vasculitis symposium on October 8th, 2015, in Calgary. After this latter symposium, a CanVasc research meeting will be held (on October 9th, 2015, in the morning only) for CanVasc core members and any research fellows or vasculitis physicians interested in vasculitis research in Canada (non-core members need to register by simple email before October 6th, 2015 to -- information on the symposium itself will be posted on a different webpage soon).
  • Core member meetings

Last face-to-face core member business meeting was held during the 2015 CRA scientific meeting in Quebec, QC, on February 4th, 2015. Next face-to-face "research working meeting" will take place during the 2015 Calgary vasculitis symposium (October 8th is the symposium; 9th in the morning will be the half-day research meeting). This research working meeting is open only to core members and/or their associates/delegates and research fellows (any other interested physicians need to register by simple email before October 6th, 2015 to - limited number of places).

  • Core member teleconferences

The last core member teleconference was held on October 9, 2014. More information on the next one (around November 2015) will be sent to each core members directly.

Forthcoming vasculitis meetings (or meetings with vasculitis sessions) and lectures

  • 2015 Calgary ACH Vasculitis symposium, Calgary, AL, October 8-9, 2015

October 8th is the symposium (open to all health care professionals - website to open soon); 9th will be the CanVasc research meeting (for core members, fellows and colleagues).

  • 2015 ACR scientific conference, San Francisco, USA, November 7-11, 2015

General ACR Website .

  • 2017 ANCA Workshop - Prague, CZR OR Tokyo, JPN...

More information to come soon...

Downloadable vasculitis presentations (PowerPoint/pdf files)

Here are some of the presentations given by CanVasc members during past meetings (for most of them, modified and shortened, in order to respect confidentiality and not to disseminate unpublished results that have been presented orally at the meeting - feel free to contact us for more information).

First (2011) Annual CanVasc meeting 

2012 CRA Workshop on Vasculitis (sessions 1 and 2 merged)

2012 Canadian Respiratory conference (Vancouver)

2012 Ontario Rheumatology Association conference (Muskoka

GTA Nephrology rounds (Neptune update), Toronto (June 2012) 

2012 Berlin EULAR/EUVAS update

  • EUVAS  (M. Twilt - shortened version)
  • EULAR  and new Chapel hill nomenclature (M. Twilt - shortened version)

July 2012, Advisory board, Toronto, ON

August 2012, Health Allied Professional Advisory board, Toronto, ON

November 2012, Annual CanVasc Meeting - Montreal (SHORTENED versions of some presentations)

November 2012 ACR Updates on vasculitides 

Selected abstract review (C. Pagnoux)

2013 International ANCA workshop Updates 

2013 ACR Updates 

2011-2012 REVISIT educationnal slides on ANCA vasculitis

2014 CanVasc meeting (October 2014)

Toronto-Sunnybrook Dermatology Post-graduate Seminar 


This Web Page was updated the 1 August 2015 by Dr Christian Pagnoux