Alberta Digestive Disease Summit

Social Events

Social Events


Friday Night Social:

NEW this year! Join your colleagues and bring your family for an interactive evening of entertainment and tastings. Highlighting local farmers and producers, this menu will show you everything the area has to offer and provide enough appetizers to fill you up! Wow your taste buds with a sampling of beverages from local breweries and distilleries; we will even have something for the kids. Stay entertained with music, face painters, and karaoke!

Saturday ASG Awards Dinner:

Join us for an elegant evening where we will dine and honour the award recipients of 2018 and 2019!

Includes a keynote address from Tim Caulfield:

Scienceploitation and the Rise of Science-y Unproven Therapies

These are exciting times in biomedicine. Research areas like stem cells, personalized medicine, and the microbiome are leading to promising new developments. But too often the language of real science is used to market unproven therapies and health concepts. In this presentation, Timothy Caulfield will argue that “scienceploitation” has emerged as a significant health policy issues, one that is have an adverse impact on both individuals and healthcare systems throughout the world.