2011 Annual Conference
“Knowledge to Provide Evidence for Health Care Decision-Makers:
Clinical Practice and Research Methodology”
The 2011 CAPT annual conference was held from April 17th – 19th, 2011, at The Westin Hotel in Ottawa, Ontario.
We have been granted permission to post the following Invited speaker presentations:
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Field of Cardiovascular Disease
Dr. Simon Dedenus
Economics, Personalized Health Care and Cancer Control
Dr. Stuart Peacock
Impact of Chronic Disease on Labour Force Participation in Canada
Dr. Philip Merrigan
The Impact of Chronic Diseases on Work Outcomes in the United States
Dr. Kimberly Jinnett
Monday, April 18, 2011
Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE)
Dr. Jan Kornder
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Innovative Medicines: Opportunitities and Challenges to Improve Research and Health Care Decision Makers Expectations? (This file is too large to post on the website – please contact the secretariat office for a copy)
Dr. Brian White-Guay
Future Medicines: Regulations, Decision Makers and Patient Concerns
Dr. Brian White-Guay
Hot Topic: Biologic Agents
View of the Payer
Ms. Suzanne Lepage
All abstracts accepted for presentation have been published on-line in the Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology at www.jptcp.com. (J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol Vol 18 (2):e176-e218; April 8, 2011).
CAPT STUDENT AWARDS
CAPT is pleased to announce that the following presentation awards were made at the conference:
Two presentations were made for the Best student podium award: This awards were for excellence in an oral presentation by a student. The winners, F, Santos, CR CHU Ste. Justine, University of Montreal, and I. Ferrusi, Master University both received an award of $200.00.
Best student poster award: This award was for excellence in a poster presentation by a student. The winner, M. Durand, University of Montreal, received an award of $200.00.
CAPT STUDENT TRAVEL BURSARIES
23 full-time students were awarded travel bursaries to help offset travel and registration to the 2011 conference.
CAPT 2011 CONFERENCE PARTNERS
CAPT would like to especially thank the 24 partners that provided funding to make the 2011 annual conference possible:
AstraZeneca Canada Inc.
Merck Canada Inc.
Pfizer Canada Inc.
Amgen Canada Inc.
Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D)
Institute of Health Economics
Nycomed Canada Inc.
CAPT 2011 SCIENTIFIC PLANNING COMMITTEE
Anick Bérard, University of Montreal (Co-Chair)
Sylvie Perreault, University of Montreal (Co-Chair)
Lucie Blais, University of Montreal
Daria OReilly, PATH – McMaster University
Moehsen Sadatsafavi, University of British Columbia
Lori-Jean Manness, Merck
Michael Iskedjian, PharmIdeas
Durhane Wong-Rieger, Consumer Advocare Network
Christoph Laer, BPharm, PhD
Valencia Remple, Pfizer Canada Inc.
Julie Villeneuve, Sanofi-Aventis Canada Inc.
Fei Fei Liu, Eli Lilly Canada
Mary De Vera, University of Montreal
CAPT 2011 LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Marie-Anik Gagne, Health Canada (Co-chair)
Denis Belanger, CADTH (Co-chair)
Frances Hall, Health Canada
Cynthia Sunstrum, Health Canada