2012 Annual Conference
May 6-8, 2012
Hyatt Regency Montreal
The 2012 CAPT Annual Conference “Effectiveness and safety of therapeutics: Dealing with transparency, minimizing bias, and improving knowledge translation to concerned stakeholders” was held from May 6-7, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency in Montreal, Quebec.
We have been granted permission to post the following Invited speaker presentations:
Sunday, May 6, 2012
Introduction to Pharmacoepidemiology
Dr. Anais Lacasse
Issues Panel: Biomarkers and Surrogate Outcomes: Linking Relevance, Regulation, and Reimbursement in Canada
Clinical Trials and Clinical Practice: Surrogates at the Clinician/Patient Interface
Dr. Linda Lévesque
The Regulatory Perspective on Surrogates
Dr. Agnes Klein
The Impact of Surrogates in Reimbursement Recommandations
Mrs. Angela Rocchi
Monday, May 7, 2012
Engaging Patients and Citizens in HTA Decision Making
Perspective as a Decision Maker on the Involvement of Patients and Citizens in HTA Decison Making
Dr. Gerald Evans
Tuesday, May 8, 2012
Canada’s Drug Effectiveness and Safety Network
Dr. Diane Forbes
Dr. William Dempster
Dr. Sean Hennessy
Lost Productivity and Indirect Costs
Work Related Lost Productivity: What is the Economic Impact in Canadians Suffering with Psoriasis?
Mr. Brian Chan
Financial Burden of Cancer on the Caregiver
Dr. Chris Longo
Hot Topic Session – Substainability of the Healthcare System, and Equitable and Timely Access to New Medications – Attainable Goals ?
Mrs. Lucie Robitaille
Mr. Mark Fleming
All abstracts accepted for presentation have been published on-line in the Journal of Population Therapeutics and Clinical Pharmacology at http://www.jptcp.com/. (J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol Vol 19 (2):e113-e149; May 1, 2012).
CAPT STUDENT AWARDS
CAPT is pleased to announce that the following presentation awards were made at the conference:
The Best student podium award: This awards were for excellence in an oral presentation by a student. The winner, W. Alsabbach, University of Saskatchewan, received an award of $200.00.
The Best student poster award: This award was for excellence in a poster presentation by a student. The winner, C. Quianquian Wu, McGill University, received an award of $200.00.
CAPT STUDENT TRAVEL BURSARIES
20 full-time students were awarded travel bursaries to help offset travel and registration to the 2012 conference.
CAPT 2012 CONFERENCE PARTNERS
CAPT would like to especially thank the 24 partners that provided funding to make the 2012 annual conference possible:
DSEN / CIHR
Merck Canada Inc.
Amgen Canada Inc.
Astellas Pharma Canada
Pfizer Canada Inc.
Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D)
Optuminsight Life Sciences
Union Chemique Belge (UCB)
Hope Research Centre
Institute of Health Economics
CAPT 2012 SCIENTIFIC PLANNING COMMITTEE
Anick Bérard, University of Montreal (Chair)
Farah Jivraj, Sanofi-aventis Canada
Nicole Mittmann, HOPE Reseach Centre
Corine Mizrahi, CNODES
Wendy Morton, Merck Canada
Elham Rahme, McGill University
Angela Rocchi, Axia Research
CAPT 2012 LOCAL ORGANIZING COMMITTEE
Odile Sheehy (Chair), CHU Sainte-Justine
Allan Gillman, IMS Brogan