19th Annual Conference of The Union North America Region


Plenary Sessions:

Multidrug Resistant TB: Global Challenges

Promoting Wellness in TB Prevention for High Risk Communities

Re-examining TB Control Policies and Controversies

TB in Special Populations

TB and Diabetes

TB Pharmacology

Registration Deadline: February 19, 2015

Click here to download the registration form.

On-site registration will be available in the foyer of the Sheraton Grand Ballroom, starting on February 25 at 1:00 PM.

Free registration (limited) to Civil Society. (Click here to view Civil Society Waiver Policy)

Industry-Sponsored Satellite Symposia

1) Qiagen Evening Program

Hot Topics on Interferon Gamma Release Assays: CD8+ T-Cells and the Next QuantiFERON... QFT®-Plus

Thursday, February 26, 7-9 PM

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel Grand Ballroom

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2) IGRA CME Symposium

IGRA Methodology and Its Implications for Healthcare Worker Screening

Saturday, February 28, 12-1:15 PM

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel Grand Ballroom

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To RSVP to one or both of these events, please email: tbconference[at]bc.lung.ca


Continuing Education

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center designates this educational activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Curry International Tuberculosis Center is approved as a provider of continuing education by the California State Board of Registered Nurses, Provider Number CEP 12308. This conference is approved for up to 22 continuing education hours.

To obtain CEU/CME accreditation, please ensure that you:

  • Provide your license number and complete address on the registration form
  • Sign the attendance sheets daily at the registration desk

Preliminary Agenda

Venue and Accommodations

The 19th Annual Conference of The Union North America Region will be taking place at The Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre Hotel, located at 1088 Burrard Street in downtown Vancouver.

For more information, click here.

Travel Information

For transportation directions, click here. You can also find out more about the host city by visiting Tourism Vancouver.

Document templates for obtaining visa and other travel-related applications:


Click here to view the NAR Charter.



If you have any questions, please contact:

Dr. Menn Biagtan, Program Manager

BC Lung Association

E: biagtan[at]bc.lung.ca

T: 604.731.5864

F: 604.731.5810

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