2016 Lyme disease conference audio recordings

Listen to the audio recordings from the Conference to develop a federal framework on Lyme disease that took place on May 15-17, 2016 at the Government of Canada Conference Centre, in Ottawa.

The views expressed in the audio recording are those of the conference participants and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Government of Canada. The transcript is taken word for word wherever possible in the language spoken at the conference and has been translated in both official languages. Offensive language has been removed.

Conference day 1: Sunday May 15, 2016

  1. Tri-chairs introductory remarks and public forum 1 - online speakers in Algonquin room
  2. Public forum 2 speakers in Freiman/Guigues room
  3. Public forum 3 speakers in La Promenade room
  4. Public forum 4 speakers in Rideau Falls room

Conference day 2: Monday May 16, 2016

  1. Welcome remarks and plenary presentations (prevention, identification, treatment and management of Lyme disease)
  2. Plenary discussion/opportunity for questions
  3. Public forum overview
  4. Breakout session 1: surveillance (Rideau Falls room)
  5. Breakout session 2: guidelines and best practices (Algonquin room)
  6. Breakout session 3: education and awareness (Freiman/Guigues room)

Conference day 3 - Tuesday May 17, 2016

  1. Welcome remarks, recap of previous day
  2. Breakout session 1: surveillance discussion/next steps (Rideau Falls room)
  3. Breakout session 2: guidelines and best practices discussion/next steps (Algonquin room)
  4. Breakout session 3: education and awareness discussion/next steps (Freiman/Guigues room)
  5. Conference summary/discussion and closing remarks

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