We are pleased to announce that Diabetes Canada will be featuring four plenary speakers for the 2018 Diabetes Canada/CSEM Professional Conference and Annual Meetings.

Thursday, October 11, 2018


Dr. Irene Hramiak (London, ON): “Future of Insulin”


Dr. Richard M. Bergenstal (St. Louis Park, MN): “Technology and Diabetes”

Friday, October 12, 2018


Dr. David Kerr (Santa Barbara, CA): “Modernizing Diabetes”


Dr. Sean Wharton (Hamilton, ON): “The Future of Obesity Management”.

Saturday, October 13, 2018


Mr. George Canyon (Halifax, NS): Isabel Lockerbie Address

Throughout his career, George Canyon has won many awards, including Juno Awards, CCMA Awards, and ECMA Awards, for his music. He has been inducted into the Nova Scotia Country Music Hall of Fame, recorded 12 albums, regularly performs all over the world, and has acted in a number of films, stage plays, and television shows, including Heartland and Trailer Park Boys. He is a highly regarded humanitarian in the diabetes community and is well known for his ongoing support of the Canadian Armed Forces. He was honored with the Humanitarian Award by the Canadian Country Music Association, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal, and was also made the first ever Colonel Commandant of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets by The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defense. His latest album, released on May 25th, is titled Southside of Heaven.

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