Saskatchewan Psychiatric Association 69th Annual AGM & Conference

Target Audience:
The target audience is Psychiatrists, Psychiatry Residents and other health care professionals are encouraged to attend.

 in-personIn-Person Conference
locationSandman Hotel 2815 Lorne Ave Saskatoon, SK
program date April 26, 2024 | Annual General Meeting | PM *psychiatrists and residents only
program date 
April 27, 2024 | 69th Annual Conference | AM
feesRegistration Fees + Taxes
$200.00 - Psychiatrist Members
$300.00 - Psychiatrist Non-Members (Includes Membership)
$200.00  - Other Physicians/Allied Health - Saturday Only
Free - Psychiatry Residents

Registration Now Open 

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dateFriday, April 26, 2024

4:30 PM  Resident Meetings
5:30 PM Registration and Cocktails 
6:00 PM Dinner and AGM (members only)
7:00 PM CPA Presidential Address

dateSaturday, April 27, 2024

Canadian Psychiatric Association | Saskatchewan Psychiatric Association Annual Conference
APRIL 27, 2024
Sandman Hotel 2815 Lorne Ave, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan 
7:30am – 8:00am  Registration and Breakfast | Sid Buckwold Room 
8:00am – 8:05am  Welcome & Treaty Acknowledgment | Dr. Hinz
Plenary Session 1 
8:05am - 9:05am 45 Cancer and Severe Mental Illness: Navigating the Syndemic Challenges | Oyedeji Ayonrinde, MD, FRCPsych, MBA | Sid Buckwold 
By the end of this session, learners will be able to:
• Identify specific challenges or limitations to equitable cancer care for people with severe mental illness
• Recognize ethical challenges associated with the elimination of barriers
• Critically review psychiatric aspects of oncology guidelines for common cancers
15 Q & A 
Plenary Session 2
9:10am - 10:10am 45 Mind and Mood:  Cognitive Dysfunction in Depressive and Bipolar Disorders | Trisha Chakrabarty, MD, FRCPC | Sid Buckwold 
By the end of this session, learners will be able to:
• Describe the nature and magnitude of cognitive deficits in mood disorders (major depressive and bipolar disorders)
• Describe the functional implications of cognitive deficits in mood disorders as well as the prevalence of cognitive impairment in mood disorders
• List emerging and established treatments for cognitive dysfunction in mood disorders
15 Q & A 
Poster session for Residents | Break 
10:15am – 11:30 am  (75mins)  Resident Poster Session will take place in the Victoria Room 
Poster Presenters  Campus  Adjudicators
10:15-10:18 Introductions
Plenary Session 3
11:35am – 12:35pm  45 Positive Psychiatry - Building Resiliency through a Strengths-Based Approach | Hygiea Casiano, MD, FRCPC | Sid Buckwold 
By the end of this session, learners will be able to:
• Define positive psychiatry
• Appreciate the drawbacks in embracing a medical, disease-based model of care
• Learn some psychotherapeutic techniques to identify strengths in patients and ourselves that can help guide our practice to a holistic model of care
15 Q & A 
12:35pm - 12:45pm Closing remarks 

*Please note the above schedule is subject to change.


Dr. Oyedeji Ayonrinde

Dr. Trisha Chakrabarty

Dr. Hygiea Casiano

Hotel Information

Sandman Hotel 2815 Lorne Ave Saskatoon, SK

Please quote the business block code “2404SKPSY”. Direct reservations must be made before March 26th, 2024. The following methods can make reservations:

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Event Information
Tammy Glynn, CME Program Coordinator