August 23-24th:

August 23-24th

65 Days 04 Hours 48 Minutes 56 Seconds

65 Days 04 Hours 48 Minutes

About The Summit

About The Summit

Introduction

Welcome to the 4th Annual Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO) Sickle Cell Summit. This year's event will be held in-person on August 23rd and 24th, 2024 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Toronto Airport West (5444 Dixie Rd. Mississauga ON, L4W 2L2), and will focus on the theme of Innovative Cures for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD). This summit aims to bring together the diverse members of the Sickle Cell Disease community to unite in our efforts to enhance awareness, promote equitable care, and foster innovation in SCD care.

What to Expect

What to Expect

Plenary

Sessions

Clinician &

Community Tracks

Networking

Clinician &

Community Tracks

Updates from SCD Centers

Clinician &

Community Tracks

Interactive Discussions

Clinician &

Community Tracks

Cross Discipline

Collaboration

Clinician &

Community Tracks

Industry Partner

Symposium

Over two days, the summit will provide a rich and engaging experience for all participants, featuring a variety of sessions and activities designed to inspire and empower:


Plenary Sessions: Hear from political officials, public health experts, researchers, healthcare providers, industry representatives, and other key figures in the SCD community.

Networking Opportunities: Connect with advocates and professionals from provincial, national, and international levels to share insights and strategies.

Updates from SCD Centers: Receive reports on the progress and innovations in SCD care from leading hospitals.

Interactive Discussions: Participate in safe and open forums where healthcare providers, policymakers, patients, families, and caregivers can discuss current practices and challenges in SCD care.

Cross-Discipline Collaboration: Identify and explore opportunities for collaboration across various disciplines involved in SCD care and advocacy.

Industry Partners Symposium: Engage in candid discussions with global leaders, clinicians, and industry partners from the inherited blood disorders community.

Over two days, the summit will provide a rich and engaging experience for all participants, featuring a variety of sessions and activities designed to inspire and empower:


Plenary Sessions: Hear from political officials, public health experts, researchers, healthcare providers, industry representatives, and other key figures in the SCD community.

Networking Opportunities: Connect with advocates and professionals from provincial, national, and international levels to share insights and strategies.

Updates from SCD Centers: Receive reports on the progress and innovations in SCD care from leading hospitals.

Interactive Discussions: Participate in safe and open forums where healthcare providers, policymakers, patients, families, and caregivers can discuss current practices and challenges in SCD care.

Cross-Discipline Collaboration: Identify and explore opportunities for collaboration across various disciplines involved in SCD care and advocacy.

Industry Partners Symposium: Engage in candid discussions with global leaders, clinicians, and industry partners from the inherited blood disorders community.

Plenary

Sessions

Networking

Updates from SCD Centers

Interactive Discussions

Cross Discipline

Collaboration

Industry Partner

Symposium

Over two days, the summit will provide a rich and engaging experience for all participants, featuring a variety of sessions and activities designed to inspire and empower:

Plenary Sessions: Hear from political officials, public health experts, researchers, healthcare providers, industry representatives, and other key figures in the SCD community.

Networking Opportunities: Connect with advocates and professionals from provincial, national, and international levels to share insights and strategies.

Updates from SCD Centers: Receive reports on the progress and innovations in SCD care from leading hospitals.

Interactive Discussions: Participate in safe and open forums where healthcare providers, policymakers, patients, families, and caregivers can discuss current practices and challenges in SCD care.

Cross-Discipline Collaboration: Identify and explore opportunities for collaboration across various disciplines involved in SCD care and advocacy.

Industry Partners Symposium: Engage in candid discussions with global leaders, clinicians, and industry partners from the inherited blood disorders community.

Special Learning Track for Healthcare Providers

This year's summit will include a dedicated learning track for healthcare providers, focusing on "Quality Standards for Sickle Cell Disease". This track will offer in-depth sessions on best practices, emerging therapies, and strategies to improve patient outcomes. Healthcare providers are encouraged to register to attend this informative and essential series of sessions.

Summit Outcomes

Summit Outcomes

By the end of the summit, we aim for attendees to achieve the following outcomes:


Emboldened Advocacy: Strengthen connections with key stakeholders and empower participants to advocate effectively for advancements in SCD care.

Increased Awareness: Elevate the visibility and understanding of SCD care practices, emerging therapies, and training opportunities on a provincial, national, and international scale.

Empowered Community: Equip patients, caregivers, and families with the knowledge and tools to advocate for equitable care and overcome barriers.

Research Insights: Gain insights into ongoing research and innovative approaches to address the challenges associated with SCD.

Multi-Disciplinary Approaches: Improve awareness and usage of multi-disciplinary strategies and approaches that promote continuous improvement in care delivery and self-management.

Unified Efforts: Foster a more cohesive and collaborative approach among patient advocacy groups, healthcare professionals, political officials, and the SCD community.

By the end of the summit, we aim for attendees to achieve the following outcomes:


Emboldened Advocacy: Strengthen connections with key stakeholders and empower participants to advocate effectively for advancements in SCD care.

Increased Awareness: Elevate the visibility and understanding of SCD care practices, emerging therapies, and training opportunities on a provincial, national, and international scale.

Empowered Community: Equip patients, caregivers, and families with the knowledge and tools to advocate for equitable care and overcome barriers.

Research Insights: Gain insights into ongoing research and innovative approaches to address the challenges associated with SCD.

Multi-Disciplinary Approaches: Improve awareness and usage of multi-disciplinary strategies and approaches that promote continuous improvement in care delivery and self-management.

Unified Efforts: Foster a more cohesive and collaborative approach among patient advocacy groups, healthcare professionals, political officials, and the SCD community.

Emboldened Advocacy

Increased Awareness

Clinician &

Community Tracks

Empowered Community

Clinician &

Community Tracks

Research Insights

Unified

Efforts

Multi-Disciplinary Approaches

By the end of the summit, we aim for attendees to achieve the following outcomes:

Emboldened Advocacy: Strengthen connections with key stakeholders and empower participants to advocate effectively for advancements in SCD care.

Increased Awareness: Elevate the visibility and understanding of SCD care practices, emerging therapies, and training opportunities on a provincial, national, and international scale.

Empowered Community: Equip patients, caregivers, and families with the knowledge and tools to advocate for equitable care and overcome barriers.

Research Insights: Gain insights into ongoing research and innovative approaches to address the challenges associated with SCD.

Multi-Disciplinary Approaches: Improve awareness and usage of multi-disciplinary strategies and approaches that promote continuous improvement in care delivery and self-management.

Unified Efforts: Foster a more cohesive and collaborative approach among patient advocacy groups, healthcare professionals, political officials, and the SCD community.

Emboldened Advocacy

Increased Awareness

Empowered Community

Research Insights

Unified

Efforts

Multi-Disciplinary Approaches

Summit Venue

DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Airport West.

 5444 Dixie Rd, Mississauga,ON L4W 2L2

DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Airport West.


5444 Dixie Rd,

Mississauga,

ON L4W 2L2

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Location

Address: 235-415 Oakdale Rd. North York, ON M3N 1W7


Phone: GTA: 416-745-4267


Email: info@sicklecellanemia.ca

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