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Board Candidates and Elections –

Only CanSAGE members in good standing will be entitled to vote (dues paid for current term June 30, 2020 to June 1, 2021).

The Nominating Committee will distribute confidential ballots and a list of candidates and job descriptions for each open position at 0700h EST 17 August 2020, voting will close at 1700h EST 14 September 2020.

CanSAGE at home / SCanPEG chez nous

Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26, 2020

Registration will be available to all by September 1, 2020

See the Tentative Program »

Our goals for this meeting include:

To promote and maintain high standards of excellence in the diagnosis and management of complex gynecologic conditions.


To present and debate current topics and issues in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery in a Canadian framework.

To provide an opportunity for gynecologic surgeons to build networks with colleagues nationally.


To provide a forum to recognize and present Canadian research in the field of minimally invasive gynecology.


John Thiel
CanSAGE at home Conference Chair

 2020 Planning Committee Members


Karine Lortie – Conference Co-Chair

John Thiel – Conference Co-Chair

Catherine Allaire
Deanna Buitenhuis – Local Fellow representative

Sari Kives
Meghan O’Leary – Fellow representative
Jessica Papillon Smith
Chantal Rivard
Jonathon Solnik


Open Communications (Video and research abstract submissions)

Huse Kamencic – Scientific Program Co-Chair; PC representative 

Paul Yong – Scientific Program Co-Chair


Boot Camp 

Justin Mui – Boot Camp Fellow representative 

Chandrew Rajakumar – Boot Camp Co-Chair; PC representative 

Michael Suen – Boot Camp Co-Chair



Lisa Lipowski

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