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CANN 2019 NATIONAL CONFERENCE: Parent Engagement – The Power of Empowerment
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel – Toronto, Ontario
April 08, 2019 to April 09, 2019
 
Embracing the theme Parent Engagement: The Power of Empowerment, CANN 2019 will feature an impressive line-up of speakers, experts and leaders who will address today's emerging topics and trends that are forging the way to improved neonatal nursing care and newborn health. This two-day conference will include a combination of pre-conference workshops, general and concurrent sessions, poster presentations, as well as an exhibit component, and a social program allowing plenty of time to network.
 
Check back here for more details as they become available.
 
 
CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
 
 - Two days of education (Monday, April 8, and Tuesday, April 9) featuring the most current critical issues, emerging trends and  innovations that are forging the way to improved neonatal nursing care
 - Pre-conference workshops (Sunday, April 7) including a Canadian Neonatal Nurses Certification Exam Preparation Workshop
 - An exhibit area featuring the most advanced and specialized products and services
 - Networking and information sharing opportunities with neonatal nurses from across Canada
 
GENERAL SESSION TOPICS WILL INCLUDE: (as of November 21, 2018 – subject to change)
 
 - Cerebral Function Monitoring and Use in Level II
 - Parent Engagement Initiatives – Cross Country
 - Supporting Indigenous Moms and Babies
 - Stem Cell Innovations
 - Parent Experiences and Perspectives
 - Developmental Care
 - Cannabis and Opioids Use and Effects
 - Empowering Nurses
 - Mystery Case
 - Many more exciting topics!
 
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS will take place on Sunday, April 7
 
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS (ORAL AND POSTER) will be launched in December
 
LOCATION
 
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
801 Dixon Road, Toronto, Ontario  M9W 1J5
Hotel Phone: 416-675-6100
Sheraton Reservations: 866-932-7058
 
The Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel provides guests with spacious accommodations, convenient amenities, and an ideal location situated just moments from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). Hotel amenities include the Sheraton Fitness Centre, which encompasses state-of-the-art gym equipment and an indoor heated pool, and Olio, the Mediterranean-inspired restaurant. Downtown Toronto's attractions, entertainment, dining and nightlife are a mere 20 minutes away.
 
TRAVEL
 
The Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel is located approximately 3.3 kilometres (about 6 minutes) from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ). The hotel offers a complimentary 24-hour shuttle from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) – Shuttle Phone: 416-675-6100. Taxi fare from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel is $25 flat rate; the fare by Uber is approximately $15.
 
PARKING
 
The Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel offers a special discounted parking rate of $10 per car per day (based on availability) to attendees of the CANN 2019 National Conference.
 
TO RESERVE A HOTEL ROOM
 
To reserve a room at the Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel, phone Sheraton Reservations at 866-932-7058 and refer to "CANN April 2019" to receive our preferred group rate.
 
A limited number of hotel rooms have been secured for our group at a special rate of $159 for a Traditional Room.
 
Our group rate will only be available until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, March 15, 2019, or until our group block is sold out, whichever comes first. After that point, any new reservation will be subject to availability at the daily rate applicable at the time of reservation.
 
The rate is applicable per room, per night (single, double, triple or quad occupancy), and is subject to applicable taxes and fees, currently 13% Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) plus 4% Municipal Accommodation Tax (MAT). MAT is also subject to HST. Taxes and fees may change without notice.
 
Individuals are responsible for their own room, tax and incidental charges, and all charges must be paid upon check-out. All rooms include complimentary standard in-room Wi-Fi.
 
A deposit equal to one night's stay is required at the time of reservation. Full refund of this deposit will be given to cancellations received until 72 hours prior to arrival. For cancellations received within 72 hours of arrival, this deposit is non-refundable. An early departure fee of $50 will apply if you check out prior to your confirmed departure date.
 
Check-in begins at 3:00 p.m.; check-out time is 12:00 p.m.
 
Please note: The only hotel room block organized for CANN is the one listed above. CANN does not endorse or recommend booking hotel reservations through any source other than the hotel itself, and no other housing company, travel agent or third party agency is authorized to place hotel reservations on behalf of CANN.
 
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