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CANN 2017 Conference: Celebrating Canada 150 – Caring for Newborns Today
Ottawa, Ontario
May 07, 2017 to May 08, 2017

 

REGISTER NOW - CLICK HERE

 

Program at a Glance - CLICK HERE

Call for Posters - CLICK HERE

Poster Submission Form - CLICK HERE

Conference Flyer - CLICK HERE

S.T.A.B.L.E. Pre-Conference Workshop Flyer - CLICK HERE

 

JOIN US IN OUR NATION'S CAPITAL AND CELEBRATE CANADA'S 150TH BIRTHDAY

 

Plan to attend this conference filled with great networking and education, featuring sessions on the leading hot topics in today's neonatal world.

 

SESSION TOPICS INCLUDE:

 

  • Pre-Conference Workshop - S.T.A.B.L.E.
  • Open Forum - Exclusive Human Milk Diets
  • Panel - How to Succeed in Neonatal Oral Feeding
  • Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy
  • Neonatal Feeding Intolerance
  • Neonatal Jaundice and Bilirubin Measurement
  • Indigenous Cultural Safety and Perinatal Services
  • Developmental Care Concepts
  • Breastfeeding Support Programs in the NICU and PICU
  • Roundtable - Celebrating Multicultural Births

     

    Interested in presenting a poster? Contact the CANN Secretariat at info@neonatalcann.ca.

     

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    REGISTRATION RATES:

     

    Pre-Conference Workshop: S.T.A.B.L.E. (Sunday, May 7, 2017): $250

    Registration fee includes participation at the pre-conference workshop on Sunday, textbook, morning refreshment break and lunch. This workshop is available to those who have never taken the course or those who would like to take it again to refresh their education. There is no pre-course preparation work.

     

    Full Conference (Sunday, May 7, and Monday, May 8, 2017)

    CANN Member: $150 / Non-Member: $250

    Includes attendance at all main conference sessions on Sunday and Monday, Meet and Greet Reception on Sunday, refreshment breaks and lunch on Monday

     

    One-Day Conference - Sunday (May 7, 2017)

    CANN Member: $75 / Non-Member: $125

    Includes attendance at all main conference sessions on Sunday only, and Meet and Greet Reception

     

    One-Day Conference - Monday (May 8, 2017)

    CANN Member: $125 / Non-Member: $200

    Includes attendance at all main conference sessions on Monday only, refreshment breaks and lunch

     

    Registration fees are subject to provincial taxes - the tax rate in Ontario is 13% HST.

     

    TO REGISTER AS A CANN MEMBER: In order to receive the CANN member rates, you must be an active member of the Canadian Association of Neonatal Nurses (CANN). If you are not currently a member, you can apply for membership on the CANN website - click here.

     

    LOCATION:

     

    Shaw Centre

    55 Colonel By Drive

    Ottawa, Ontario  K1N 9J2

    613-563-1984

    www.shaw-centre.com

    Sessions will be held in Rooms 201 and 202

     

    To view location and parking information - click here

     

    The Shaw Centre is very centrally located in Downtown Ottawa, connected to the 180-store Rideau Centre shopping complex and The Westin Ottawa hotel, just steps from the Rideau Canal and the ByWard Market, a short walk to the Parliament of Canada, the National Gallery of Canada, and numerous other attractions and landmarks.

     

    TRAVEL:

     

    Shaw Centre location and parking information - click here.

     

    Local public transportation is very conveniently available on OC Transpo - exit at Mackenzie King Station, which is located about a five-minute walk from the Shaw Centre. The fare is $3.40 (purchase on the bus, exact change only). To plan your trip - click here.

     

    VIA Rail Canada offers daily passenger service from Toronto and Montréal and the station at Tremblay Road is located less than 10 kilometres from the Shaw Centre. For more information - click here. Taxi fare to the Shaw Centre is approximately $17. Public transit is available on OC Transpo and the fare is $3.40 (purchase on the bus, exact change only) - take route 92 (direction Stittsville) to Mackenzie King Station, which is located about a five-minute walk from the Shaw Centre.

     

    Ottawa International Airport (YOW) is located about 15 kilometres south of the Shaw Centre. For more information, visit www.yow.ca. Taxi fare to the Shaw Centre is approximately $35. Public transit is available on OC Transpo and the fare is $3.40 (purchase on the bus, exact change only) - take route 97 (direction Bayshore) to Mackenzie King Station, which is located about a five-minute walk from the Shaw Centre. 

     

    ACCOMMODATIONS:

     

    Novotel Ottawa

    33 Nicholas Street
    Ottawa, Ontario  K1N 9M7
    www.novotelottawa.com


    To view location and directions - click here
    GPS: N 45° 25' 14.79"  W 75° 40' 59.66"

     

    The Novotel Ottawa is a trendy full-service 4-star hotel perfectly situated across from the Shaw Centre. A limited number of guest rooms have been blocked for our group until Thursday, April 6. Our group rate is $179 per room, per night, single or double occupancy. A charge of $20 will apply for each additional adult (maximum of 4 adults per room). Rates are subject to 13% Harmonized Sales Tax and 3% Destination Marketing Fee. High-speed internet and use of the pool and fitness centre are included in the room rate. Check in from 15:00 and check out by 12:00. To reserve a room in our block, contact the CANN Secretariat by Thursday, April 6, at info@neonatalcann.ca.

     

    A wide variety of other options for accommodation are also located within easy walking distance, including over 6,000 downtown Ottawa hotel rooms.

     

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