CAPT ACTP 2010

2010 Annual Conference
“Facts, Figures, and the Art of Health Care Decision-Making:
linking knowledge generation to health outcomes”
March 28th – 30th, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario
The Four Seasons Hotel

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We have been granted permission to post the following invited speaker presentations:

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

Health Policy Symposium
Future pharmascape: the evolving pharmaceutical environment and implications for research, policy and health outcomes

Dr. Lorne Tyrrell

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Vaccine / H1N1 Symposium
Policy/Epidemiology/Media lessons learned

Dr. Allison McGeer

Dr. Cecile Bensimon

New Methodologic Frontiers – Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics

Dr. Sebastian Schneeweiss

Dr. Murray Krahn

Observational vs. experimental evidence to inform policy
The RCT vs. observational study debate

Dr. Robert Peterson

Dr. Ken Bassett

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

Hot Topics in the Canadian Environment

Update on the Canadian Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network Initiative

Dr. Robert Peterson

CAPT JOURNAL

All abstracts presented at the 2010 conference are published in the Canadian Journal of Clinical Pharmacology at www.cjcp.ca/. (Can J Clin Pharmacol Vol 17(1) Winter 2010:e90-e127; March 26, 2010)

CAPT STUDENT AWARDS

CAPT is pleased to announce that the following presentation awards were made at the conference:

Best student podium award: This award was for excellence in an oral presentation by a student. The winner, C.E. McCarron from McMaster University received an award of $200.00.

Best student poster award: This award was for excellence in a poster presentation by a student. The winner, V. Leroux-Lapointe received an award of $200.00.

CAPT STUDENT TRAVEL BURSARIES

14 full-time students were awarded travel bursaries to help offset travel and registration to the 2010 conference.

CAPT 2010 SCIENTIFIC PLANNING COMMITTEE:

Larry Lynd, University of British Columbia (Co-Chair)
Carlo Marra, University of British Columbia (Co-Chair)
Michael Iskedjian, PharmIdeas
Lori-Jean Manness, Merck
Nicole Mittmann, Health Outcomes & PharmacoEconomics (HOPE) Research Centre
Nancy Risebrough, Oxford Outcomes
Angela Rocchi, Axia Research

CAPT 2010 LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:

Jackie Gladman, i3 Innovus (Chair)
Alina Ciobanu, AstraZeneca
Anna Liovas, AstraZeneca
Michael Paterson, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES)
Laurene Redding, Takeda Canada Inc.

ANNOUNCEMENT
The evolving Federal and Provincial directives on COVID-19 will guide our decision in regard to the 2020 Conference, scheduled for October 26th and 27th.

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