CAPT ACTP 2011

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.

CAPT 2011 Final Program

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

Going Beyond Effectiveness and Cost-Effectiveness: How Can We Identify and Incorporate Other Important Factors for Healthcare Decision-Making?
Dr. Ron Goeree

Establishing the Value of Innovative Medicines While Dealing with Uncertainty Using Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis (MCDA)
Dr. Mireille Goetghebeur

Where Does Pharmacoepidemiology Fit Into Evaluation of Benefit/Risk and Comparative Effectiveness?
Dr. Bruno Flamion

Future Medicines: Regulations, Decision Makers and Patient Concerns
Dr. Brian White-Guay

Hot Topic: Biologic Agents

View of the Payer
Ms. Suzanne Lepage

CAPT JOURNAL

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:

Platinum
AstraZeneca Canada Inc.
GlaxoSmithKline Inc.
Merck Canada Inc.
Pfizer Canada Inc.
Sanofi-Aventis

Gold
Amgen Canada Inc.
Duchesnay
Innovus

Silver
Abbott Canada
Applied Management
Axia Research
Bayer Canada
Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D)
Cornerstone Research
Hoffmann-La Roche
Institute of Health Economics
Novartis Pharma
Nycomed Canada Inc.
Statsciences

Bronze
Astellas Pharma
Paladin Labs
PharmIdeas
Purdue Pharma
Servier Canada

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

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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