Speakers for Professional Development Session
Friday, September 14, 2018
Bowden Room, Rosewood Hotel Georgia
(Talk Time – 50 minutes including questions)

11:00 AM – Delegate Lunch

12:00 PM – Dr. Omar Nazif — Opening remarks
12:05 PM – Doctors of BC — DoBC Benefits
12:55 PM – Dr. Alan So — BC Tumour Group

1:45 PM – Nutrition Break

2:00 PM – Shane Brown, Partner, Thorsteinssons LLP — New federal gov’t corporate tax changes and strategies for your medical and holding/investment corporations
2:50 PM – Israel Chafetz, QC, Partner, Harris & Co LLP — Workplace law — Staff, contracts, dismissal with and without cause, severance, #metoo, and pitfalls
3:45 PM – Dr. Omar Nazif — Closing remarks

Food and Drinks – Chambar, 568 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC

7:00 PM        Bring your spouse/partner for dinner and cocktails!
** spouse/partner functions are paid in full by BCUS dues

Speakers for Scientific Session
Saturday, September 15, 2018
Spanish Ballroom, Rosewood Hotel Georgia
(Talk Time – 45 minutes including questions)

7:00 AM – Delegate Breakfast

8:00 AM – Dr. Omar Nazif — Opening remarks
8:05 AM – Dr. Ryan Flannigan — Infertility
8:50 AM – Dr. Adiel Mamut — Reconstructive Urology
9:35 AM – Dr. Chris Wu — Infertility

10:20 AM – Nutrition Break

10:35 AM – Dr. Ryan Paterson — TURP and reoperation
11:20 AM – Dr. Martin Gleave — Earlier and new treatments with androgen receptor pathway inhibitors in castrate resistant prostate cancer
12:05 PM – Dr. Omar Nazif – Closing Remarks

12:10 PM – Delegate Lunch

Moderator: Dr. Omar Nazif

Business Meeting – BCUS Members (Bowden Room)

12:30 PM     Dr. Omar Nazif – BCUS Fall Meeting
2:30 PM      Adjournment of Business Meeting

Cocktail and Food Reception (Reflections Lounge 4th Floor)

7:00 PM      Bring your spouse/partner
** spouse/partner functions are paid in full by BCUS dues

Rosewood Hotel Georgia

BCUS has secured a group rate at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia at $289 per night for “Run of House King Room.”  There is complimentary wired and wi-fi internet in all guestrooms.  There is group pricing rate for Sense Spa treatments discounted at 15%.  There is access to the hotel’s fitness centre and pool.      

There are limited rooms reserved for BCUS.  Please book your room ASAP as they are on a first come, first served basis. Hotel rooms must be booked by August 16, 2017 to guarantee the rates. Quote the BC Urological Society AGM. Call 604-682-5566 or 1-888-767-3966 to book. 

Bring your partner

BCUS Social Functions:

Please bring your spouse or your significant other to the social events. The costs are included in your annual BCUS dues.

BCUS welcomes you and your partner to Nicli Antica Pizzeria on 62 E Cordova St on the evening of Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM for complimentary food and drink.  This venue is back by popular demand.

On Saturday, September 16, 2017 you and your partner are invited to a cocktail and food reception at 7:00 PM at Reflections Lounge on the 4th floor of the Rosewood Hotel Georgia Hotel.  Cocktails and meal will be served food station style – seating available. This is a great time to mingle with your colleagues and their partners.   BCUS is working on a tasty menu.

** spouse/partner functions are paid in full by BCUS dues