Tremblant Interventional Cardiology Feb. 5 – 8, 2020

Mar 28, 2018





The perfect winter location! This is a unique opportunity to meet with Interventional Cardiologists from across North America and to learn about new techniques, discuss important issues and the latest controversies.

This symposium will update the internists, cardiologists, IC and CS in the latest developments in the field of interventional cardiology. Didactic presentations, case presentations, workshops and debates. A strong review of different hot topics and recent progress in interventional cardiology. Presentations on evidence-based and practical clinical approaches on diagnosis and treatment by expert faculty. Case presentations from participants and faculty with audience interaction and discussions.

“This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada”.  “This activity has been approved by the Canadian Society for Vascular Surgery” 19.5 credit hours (TBD)


This course is to provide emerging trends and evidence-based practices  (from the past 12 months) to provide guideline-driven, contemporary approaches to cardiovascular patient care.

  • Identify areas for quality improvement in Interventional Cardiology
  • Correctly interpret the coronary physiology (FFR, iFR,) and the other coronary
    imaging (IVUS, OCT) to apply in coronary interventions
  • Identify the best practices in the interventional treatment of Left appendage
  • Review the actual treatment post intervention in Aortic valve stenosis surgical and
  • Understand the advantage and inconvenient of new technology catheters for
    coronary intervention.
  • Review the interest and inconvenient to obtain an open artery after total occlusion.
  • Identify the actual best practices in high-risk complex PCI.
  • Understand and select left ventricle support devices in cardiogenic shock.
  • Review the actual treatment of the spontaneous coronary artery dissection.
  • Understand the emergence of the Artificial Intelligence in the cath lab
  • Review and apply the recent data on percutaneous mitral treatment for
    repair with the Mitra Clip and the future of Percutaneous Mitral Implantation


Wednesday – February 5, 2020
19:30 – 23:00
Welcome Address (Mali III)
Cocktail Reception
Thursday – February 6, 2020
07:00 – 07:30
reakfast (Mali III)
Morning Session: Session I (Mali I & II)

Erick Schampaert, MD
07:30 – 08:00

07:00 – 07:30          Breakfast (Mali III)

 07:30 – 08:00         Welcome

08:00 – 08:20
My Historical Journey as A Canadian Interventional Cardiologist
Calvin MacCallum, MD, St. John, NL          

Minh Vo, Edmonton, AB 

08:40 – 09:00
Contemporary STEMI Care
Sanjit Jolly, MD – Hamilton, ON 

09:00 – 09:20
Short Term/Long Term: Personally Which Antiplatelet Would I Choose Now for My PCI
Pierre Tessier, MD, Montreal, QC                              

 09:20 – 09:40
Samer Mansour, MD, Montreal, QC         

09:40 – 10:00
Impact of Intracoronary Imaging on the Evolution of PCI. From Balloon Angioplasty
to Bioresorbable Scaffolds
Gary Mintz, MD, New York, NY 

10:00 – 10:15
Eric Cohen, MD, Toronto, ON

10:15 – 11:15
Q & A Panel Discussions

11:15 – 14:15
Breakout Sessions

Afternoon Session: Case Presentations (Mali I & II)
14:30 – 15:00          Snack

15:00 – 15:30
Surgical Coronary Revascularization in 2020
Patrick Nataf, MD, Paris, FR


15:00 – 18:00
ase Presentations  My Worst Case Ever!!!

Friday – February 7, 2020
07:00 – 07:30

Breakfast (Mali III)
Morning Session: Session II (Mali I & II)
James Velianou, MD

07:30 – 08:00
Coronary Calcifications: What do we need in 2020?
Raja Hatem, MD, Montreal, QC

08:00 – 08:30
Patient-Prosthesis Mismatch from A TAVI Perspective
Philippe Pibarot, MD, Quebec, QC

08:30 – 09:10
TAVI for Low Risk Patients: No More Debate!
Pro: Ron Waksman, MD, Washington, DC
Con: Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD, Montreal, QC

09:10 – 09:30
OCT in My Practice: All Cases, and Then BOOM!
Richard Shlofmitz, MD, New York, NY 

09:30 – 09:50

09:50 – 10:10
How Reliable is FFRct for Tandem and Serial Lesions?
Jonathon Leipsic, MD, Vancouver, BC

10:10 – 11:15          Q & A Panel Discussions

11:15 – 14:15          Breakout Sessions

Afternoon Session: Lower Level Conference Center
14:30 – 15:00          Snack
15:00 – 18:00          Workshop sessions (rotating)

Saturday – February 8, 2020
07:00 – 07:30
Breakfast (Mali III)
Morning Session: Session III (Mali I & II)
Raoul Bonan, MD

07:30 – 08:00
Coronary Flow in Daily Practice: is it Time?
Javier Escaned, MD, Madrid Spain

08:00 – 08:30

08:30 – 09:00
Mitral Clip for Secondary Mitral Regurgitation
Anita Asgar, MD, Montreal, QC 

09:00 – 09:30
PRIMACY the Results Are In!
Marc Jolicoeur, MD, Montreal, QC

09:30 – 10:00
Shamir Mehta, MD, Hamilton, ON

10:00 – 10:30
Justin Davies, MD, London, UK 

10:30 – 11:30
Q & A Panel Discussions

11:00 – 14:15
Breakout Sessions

Afternoon Session: Case Presentations (Mali I & II)
14:30 – 15:00

15:00 – 17:30
Case Presentations
Acute Cases STEMI / ACS
Closing Remarks – Program Ends


Raoul Bonan, MD
Montreal, QC, Canada

Erick Schampaert, MD
Montreal, QC, Canada

James Velianou, MD
Hamilton, ON

Jean-François Marquis, MD


Anita Asgar, MD
Montreal, QC

Eric Cohen, MD
Toronto, ON

Justin Davies, MD
London, UK

Ismail El-Hamamsy, MD
Montreal, QC

Javier, Escaned, MD
Madrid, SP

Raja Hatem, MD
Montreal, QC

Marc Jolicoeur, MD
Montreal, QC

Sanjit Jolly, MD
Hamilton, ON

Jonathon Leipsic, MD
Vancouver, BC

Calvin MacCallum, MD
St. John, NL

Shamir Mehta, MD
Hamilton, ON

Gary Mintz, MD
Washington, DC

Patrick Nataf, MD
Paris, FR

Philippe Pibarot, MD
Quebec, QC

Richard Shlofmitz, MD
New York, NY

Matthew Sibbald, MD
Hamilton, ON

Pierre Tessier, MD
Montreal, QC

Minh Vo, MD
Edmonton, AB

Ron Waksman, MD
Washington, DC



TIC 2020

Abbott Vascular
Boston Scientific
Medtronic of Canada
Opsens Medical


Cardinal Health/Cordis


The Fairmont Tremblant is located approximately 1 1/2 hours north of Montreal. The reduced conference rate at the Fairmont Tremblant is $269.00 for a Fairmont, $299.00 Fairmont deluxe room, one bedroom suite with kitchen $399.00, and Fairmont Gold $389.00 plus applicable taxes. Please contact Xpertize at 514-696-6699 for additional room types and rates. This rate will be available until January 11, 2019, and after this date, on a space available basis at current rates. We encourage you to reserve early to guarantee room rate and availability. Hotel cancellation policy: If cancelled 1 week prior to arrival date, no charges will apply.


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Early Bird Special:

On or before October. 10, 2019

Physicians – $300.00

Residents/Fellows/Nurses – $150.00

After October. 10, 2019

Physicians – $500.00

Residents/Fellows/Nurses – $350.00

Sponsoring Industry – $500.00

Full payment must accompany registration. Tuition fee includes the cost of instruction, course kit, welcome reception on the Wednesday evening, breakfast and afternoon breaks daily for the duration of the course. Pre-registration is recommended as space is limited.

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