Lymphedema Related Events

 

 

 

 

Trainings & Events are listed chronologically; Multi-date events are listed at the beginning.

Have a look at our “Support and Networking” page for information about

Canadian lymphedema-related activities, support and networking groups.

 

 

Events of Interest to the Canadian Lymphedema and Venous Edema Care Community - Lymphedema Depot

 

LYMPHEDEMA THERAPIST TRAINING IN CANADA

 

Dr. Vodder School International Therapist Training Program

 

Ongoing: Vancouver, Victoria, Regina, Winnipeg, Toronto, Montreal, Halifax

 

 

Dr. Vodder School International offers certification to qualifying healthcare professionals in a 3-Level course structure, each level a pre-requisite to the next, and completion of the final, “Therapy II & II” level resulting in full certification in MLD and CDT.  Classes available in both English and French and scheduled throughout the year in the above Canadian cities. 

 

 

Click here for more course and registration information and a course calendar.

 

Integrated Lymph Drainage (ILD) Training, Toronto Lymphocare

 

Ongoing: Toronto, ON

 

 

Integrated Lymph Drainage is a post-graduate training for health care professionals such as physiotherapists, registered massage therapists, nurses and occupational therapists. The training is offered in three levels, each a pre-requisite to the next, and the completion of all three levels results in a certificate for Integrated Lymph Drainage.

 

 

Click here to find further course and registration information.

 

ACOLS (Academy of Lymphatic Studies)

 

July 8-16, 2017 – Toronto, ON

 

 

 

ACOLS’ Complete Lymphedema Certification Course is an intensive course training medical professionals to successfully treat and manage Lymphedema affecting different parts of the body. Participants will also be trained to treat related conditions as listed in their course description.

 

 

Click here to find further course and registration information.

 

 

 

Klose Training

 

Multiple 2017 dates at U.S. training sites

 

 

 

Klose Training currently offers BIG discounts to Canadian students on many of their scheduled courses  in U.S. cities to make their USD pricing on par with CAD. Email or call Lisa at 303-245-0333 for more information.

 

Click here to find further course and registration information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch & Learn Networking Day for Lymphedema Therapists 

 

Saturday, February 18, 2017 – Holiday Inn & Conference Centre, Burlington, ON

 

Certified lymphedema therapists are invited to register to attend a professional networking day in Burlington. Registrants can expect an interactive day where they will co-create the agenda.  Lunch will be provided.

 

 

Clilck the image, below, to download the invitation & registration information.

 

 

 

 

RNAO Best Practices in Wound Care Institute Annual Conference 

 

Sunday, Feb 26 – Friday, March 3, 2017 – Hilton Hotel, Niagara Falls, ON

 

This annual event provides RNAO members the opportunity to learn about the best practices in wound care through interactive dialogue with experts and through case studies, demonstrations and hands-on application labs.   

 

Stop by and visit with us at the Lohmann & Rauscher booth at this event.

 

 

Clilck the image, below, to visit the event website for agenda & registration information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lunch & Learn with Lymphedema Depot for Clinicians and Garment Fitters  

 

Friday, March 3, 2017 – Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel, Halifax, NS

 

Clinicians and garment fitters are invited to register for our upcoming Lunch & Learn in Halifax.

For more info, click the image, below, to download the event flyer and registration form.

 

 

 

 

2nd Annual Lymphedema Awareness Event  

 

Saturday, March 4, 2017 – Best Western Chocolate Lake Hotel, Halifax, NS

 

Organizer Karen Bingham says, “This event will give you information about lymphedema (both primary and secondary) from a lot of different sources, plus give people with lymphedema ideas of where they can go for items or services that they may need. It will also give people a chance to meet and talk to other people with lymphedema. We have many speakers including lymphedema therapists from Ontario and Halifax plus many other speakers on various topics that will pertain to people who have lymphedema.”

 

 

 

 

 

Lymphedema Depot Clinical Specialist, John Mulligan, RMT/CLT-LANA  will be presenting at this event.

 

 

Clilck the image, below, to visit the organizer’s facebook event and registration link. .

 

 

 

 

 

Lymphedema Association of Manitoba (LAM) Annual Symposium  

 

Friday, March 10 – Saturday, March 11, 2017 – Winnipeg, MB

 

 

 

 

 

 

Join us in helping to celebrate LAM’s 5th Annual Lymphedema Awareness Day Symposium being held in Winnipeg, MB at the Deer Lodge Learning Centre. LAM is very happy to announce that the agenda for their 5th anniversary event features keynote speaker, Dr. David Keast and also presentations by Dr. Thomas Hack.

 

 

 

 

 

Lymphedema Depot will be in the exhibitor area at this event – stop by and say hello!  

 

 

Click the image link, below, to visit the LAM website for more information & registration

 

 

 

 

 

Wound Care Niagara: Let’s Chat About Preventation & Management

 

Friday, March 24, 2017 – Holiday Inn & Suites Conference Centre, St. Catharines, ON

 

This annual event hosted by Wound Care Niagara is taking place on a Friday this year in St. Catharines.

 

Stop by and visit with us at the Lohmann & Rauscher booth at this event.

 

 

Clilck the image, below, to download the event agenda & registration information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Klose Training 2-Day Breast Cancer Rehab Course  

 

Saturday, April 1 - Sunday, April 2, 2017 – Boston, MA (USA)

 

This two-day course provides essential knowledge of outpatient therapeutic approaches in breast cancer care. A comprehensive review of current diagnostic, surgical, radiation, reconstructive and medical oncologic management for breast cancer is included.
 
Special attention is given to the evaluation, differential diagnosis, and treatment of axillary web syndrome (cording) and postural and scapular dysfunction as well as upper-quadrant soft-tissue changes following breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy.
 
Email Lisa at Klose Training for registration info and to ask about available discounts.


Click the image link, below, to find additional course information online.

 

 

 

 

 

 

5th Canadian Obesity Summity

 

Tuesday, April 25 – Saturday, April 29, 2017 – Banff Springs, AB

The The Canadian Obesity Network (CON) is Canada's largest obesity association of healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers and others with an interest in obesity. CON has over 12 000 professional members, all working to improve the lives of Canadians affected by this chronic disease. 

The 5th Canadian Obesity Summit, hosted by CON, is a unique interdisciplinary conference designed to share current understanding of the causes, complications, treatments and prevention approaches for obesity. The Summit is as much a networking event as it is a cutting-edge research conference, and it also features dedicated tracts for health practitioners and inspiring workshops organized by groups working in the obesity space. In 2017, CON plans to welcome 600+ delegates to the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel.

Clilck the image, below, to visit the CON Summit  website for event and registration information.

 

 

 

 

 

NEFCA 26TH AGM and Education Dayz: Moving Forward in Nursing Footcare 

 

Friday, April 28 – Saturday, April 29, 2017 – Holiday Inn, Kitchener, ON

 

NEFCA conference organizers have a great agenda planned, as always, for their 2017 event.

 

Clilck the image, below, to visit the NEFCA website for event and registration information.

 

 

 

 

FDRS 2017 Conference: Lipedema & Dercum’s Disease 

 

Friday, April 28 – Sunday, April 30, 2017 – Salt Lake City, UT (USA)

 

The FDRS 2017 Conference: Lipedema and Dercum's: Goals for the Future and Tools for Today will be April 28-30, 2017 at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center. Registration is NOW OPEN!  Don't miss out on Early Bird pricing!

 

Clilck the image, below, to visit the FDRS  website for event and registration information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Klose Lymphedema Conference 2017  

 

May 4 - 6, 2017 – Denver, CO  (USA)

 

Pre-conference workshops and a second, full day of comprehensive presentations and cutting-edge updates for Certified Lymphedema Therapists.

 

L&R/Solaris are platinum sponsors of this event. Stop by the L&R table and say hello.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAWC Spring Conference: Exploring Evidence in Wound Care   

 

Friday, May 12 – Saturday, May 13, 2017 – Kamloops, BC

 

Wounds Canada’s spring conference is a two-day continuing education event designed to support health-care professionals who work with patients with wounds or who are at risk for developing wounds.

 

This year’s conference, called “Exploring Evidence in Wound Care” is being held at Thompson Rivers University Conference Centre, in Kamloops B.C., from May 12 – 13, 2017. Don’t miss it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lymphedema Association of Saskatchewan (LAS) Annual Symposium 

Understanding and Managing Lymphedema 

 

 

 

 

Friday, May 26 – Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Prince Albert, SK

 

Please “save the date” for May 26th and 27th, 2017 for the LAS Symposium in Prince Albert. Keynote speakers: Dr. David Keast, Julie Jensen, PT, CDT, Barbara Cunnings-Versaevel, and our own V.P. and Clinical Specialist, John Mulligan, RMT/CLT-LANA. Stay tuned for the Spring Pathways issue for the agenda and registration (agenda and registration form will be on the LAS web site very soon).

 

Click the image link, below, to visit the LAS website for more information & registration

 

Lymphedema Depot will be exhibiting at this event – stop by and say hello!

 

 

 

 

 

43rd European Congress of Lymphology (ESL 2017)

 

Friday, May 26 – Saturday, May 27, 2017 – Stuttgart, Germany

 

The European Society of Lymphology  is holding its 43rd Congress in StuttgartBarcelona. This 26th World Congress of Lymphology focuses on contemporary topics in managing lymphedema, including the latest innovations in advanced wound care in the interdisciplinary settings of vascular and lymphedema management, the deployment of emerging surgical approaches in the context of lymphedema management, and advanced compression techniques.

Click the image link, below, to visit the event website for further information

 

 

 

 

 

7th International Lymphedema Framework Conference  

 

Wednesday, June 21 – Sunday, June 24, 2017 – Siracusa, Italy

 

It is our great pleasure to announce the 7th annual International Lymphoedema Framework conference (ILF 2017).  The conference is co-hosted by the Italian Lymphoedema Framework, and will be held on 21-24 June 2017 in Siracusa, Sicily, Italy.

Click the image link, below, to visit the Conference website for more information

 

 

 

 

Chikly Lymphatic Drainage Therapy 2 Course  

 

June 22 – June 25, 2017 – Calgary, AB

 

Contact the organizer for more information about this 4-day course in Calgary.

 

Click the image link, below, to download a course flyer for contact information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are not currently aware of any lymphedema-related events taking place in July 2017. 

If you know of an event, please pass it along to us and we’d be happy to share the news here.

 

 

 

 

We are not currently aware of any lymphedema-related events taking place in August 2017. 

If you know of an event, please pass it along to us and we’d be happy to share the news here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISL 26TH World Congress of Lymphology  

 

Monday, September 25 – Friday, September 29, 2017 – Barcelona, Spain

 

The International Society of Lymphology  is holding its 2017 event in Barcelona. This 26th World Congress of Lymphology focuses on contemporary topics in managing lymphedema, including the latest innovations in advanced wound care in the interdisciplinary settings of vascular and lymphedema management, the deployment of emerging surgical approaches in the context of lymphedema management, and advanced compression techniques.

Click the image link, below, to visit the event website for further information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BLS  Annual Conference 2017  

 

Sunday, October 1 – Tuesday, October 3, 2017 – Saffordshire, UK

 

The British Lymphology Society’s annual conference is in October in Staffordshire.

 

Click the image link, below, to visit the BLS website for further  information.

 

 

 

 

 

National Lymphedema Network (NLN) International Conference  

 

Wednesday, October 11 – Sunday, October 15, 2017 – Lake Buena Vista, FL (USA)

 

NLN is planning its 2017 event to take place in October at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort.  

Click the image link, below, to visit the event page on facebook

 

 

 

 

Canadian Lymphedema Framework: National Lymphedema Conference  

 

Friday, October 27 – Saturday, October 28, 2017 – Montréal, QC

 

The Canadian Lymphedema Framework (CLF) and the Lymphedema Association of Québec (AQL/LAQ) warmly invite you to the 2017 national lymphedema conference, to be held in Montréal October 27-28, 2017. We are delighted that the McGill University Health Centre and Concordia University will collaborate in this bilingual event. 

 

A very exciting agenda is being planned that will include interactive and open discussion sessions, esteemed keynote speakers from Germany and France, a pediatric lymphedema workshop and a special, concurrent, 1-day training workshop specifically for nurses.

 

 

Lymphedema Depot will be exhibiting at this event – stop by and say hello!

 

Click the image, below, to visit the CLF website and check for updates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALT Aqua Lymphatic Therapy Training  - Tidhar Method  

 

October 29 – November 1, 2017 – Montréal, QC

 

 

 

 

 

The Lymphedema Association of Quebec is pleased to be promoting a full Aqua Lymphatic Therapy (ALT) training in the Tidhar Method in Montreal to coincide with the National Lymphedema Conference.     

Location: Centre sportif UQAM, 1212 Rue Sanguinet, Montréal, Quebec H3C 3P8.

 

To register, contact Rachel Pritzker at (514) 501-7263 or (514) 979-2463; email:  rachelp@sympatico.ca

 

 

 

Click the image link, below, to vist the Tidhar ALT website for more information about Aqua Lymphatic Therapy

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wounds Canada (formerly CAWC) Annual Conference     

 

 

 

November 16 – 19, 2017 – Mississauga, ON

 

Four days of learning and networking with peers and international experts - an experience you cannot get anywhere else.  Don’t miss it!


 

 

 

 

 

 

We are not currently aware of any lymphedema-related events taking place in December 2017. 

If you know of an event, please pass it along to us and we’d be happy to share the news here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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