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Conferences and Events

Our staff are active in the community and often present at conferences and events. Visit us at our table or hear our talks at one of the many events below:

Upcoming Conferences and Events

Date Event/Conference Attendance City
September 23 – 26, 2019 21st World Congress of Psycho-Oncology
“A Global Call for Action: Implementing Psychosocial Oncology Research for Optimal Cancer Care”

Dr. Mary Jane Esplen, Executive Director
Dr. Lianne Trachtenberg

Dr. Mary Jane Esplen and Dr. Liane Trachtenberg – Workshop “Restoring Body Image in Cancer”

Dr. Mary Jane Esplen – Oral Presentation – “Building Resilience in Oncology Health Care Providers: An Online Course on Managing Grief and Loss.”

Dr. Liane Trachtenberg – Oral Presentation- “i-Restoring Body Image After Breast Cancer (i-ReBIC): Results from a pilot trial evaluating an online group therapy”

Banff, Alberta
October 20-23, 2019 CANO/ACIO Annual Conference 2019
“Oncology Nursing: Celebrating our Diversity”
Dr. Jiahui Wong, Scientist
Cathy Kiteley, Facilitator
Samantha Scime, Facilitator

Workshop: W-03-A Sunday, October 20, 2019 – 8:15 am – 11:45 am
Incorporating Interprofessional Palliative Care Practice in Oncology Nursing

Winnipeg, Manitoba

Past Conferences and Events

Date Event/Conference Attendance City
April 22-24, 2018 HPCO Annual Conference 2018
“Striving for Equity in Hospice Palliative Care”
Dr. Mary Jane Esplen, Executive Director, Dr. Jiahui Wong, Scientist, Dr. Madeline Li, Faculty Toronto, Ontario
May 30 – June 2, 2018 33rd Annual CAPO Conference
“Tailored & Targeted Interventions – The New Psychosocial Frontier”
Dr. Mary Jane Esplen, Executive Director
Dr. Jiahui Wong, Scientist
Dr. Yvonne Leung, Scientist
Dr. Lianne Trachtenberg, Postdoc
Toronto, Ontario
October 26-29, 2018 CANO/ACIO Annual Conference 2018
“Exellence in Oncology: Our Patients, Our Passion”

Dr. Jiahui Wong, Scientist
Donalda MacDonald, Facilitator
Komal Patel, Facilitator
Charlottetown, PEI
October 29 – Nov 2, 2018 20th World Congress of Psycho-Oncology and Psychosocial Academy
“Optimizing psychosocial supportive services in cancer care”

Dr. Mary Jane Esplen, Executive Director

Hong Kong, China