Engaging. Relevant. Insightful.

We are lining up an incredible group of speakers to talk about current trends, opportunities, innovations and challenges facing our clinical trials community today – and in the future. Watch this space as we add to our line-up of speakers!

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Dr. David Goldbloom

Former Senior Medical Advisor at CAMH & Chair of the Mental Health Commission of Canada

Dr. Chika Stacy Oriuwa

Physician, Changemaker, Transformative Leadership, Advocate for Diversity and Inclusion

Dr. Megan Bettle

Executive Director for Clinical Trials, Canadian Institutes of Health Research

Christina Archer

Vice President, Development Operations & Site Head Canada Alexion AstraZeneca Rare Disease

Dr. Jane Philpott

Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Director of the School of Medicine at Queen's University; CEO of the Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization

Dr. Claudio N Soares

Professor and Head of the Department of Psychiatry at Queen’s University in Kingston; Chair of the Psychedelic Science Advisory Committee for Queen’s University

Dr. Michel Shamy

Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Ottawa; Attending Neurologist, Ottawa Hospital; Scientist, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Dr. PJ Devereaux

Director, Division of Perioperative Care at McMaster University; Senior Scientist and the Scientific Leader, Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine, and Surgical Research Group at the Population Health Research Institute; Professor, Departments of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) and Medicine, McMaster University

Dr. Jay Shaw

Canada Research Chair in Responsible Health Innovation (Tier 2); Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy; Research Director, Artificial Intelligence, Ethics & Health, Joint Centre for Bioethics University of Toronto; Scientist, Women's College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care

Dr. Lauren Kelly

Associate Professor, Depts. of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, and Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba; Clinical Trials Director and Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba; Clinical Trialist, George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation, Winnipeg, MB Scientific Director, the Canadian Collaborative for Childhood Cannabinoid Therapeutics (C4T); Director, Increasing capacity for Maternal and Paediatric Clinical Trials

Trinity Lowthian

Youth Mentor in Patient Engagement; Student, Honours Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences, University of Ottawa; Team Canada Para-Fencer

Dr. Amit Garg

Associate Dean for Clinical Research, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry; Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology & Biostatistics at Western University

Dr. Amy Reichelt

Chief Innovation Officer at Purminds Neuropharma

Rebecca Barnes

Executive Director, Network of Networks (N2)

Dr. Jason Field

President and CEO of Life Sciences Ontario

Erin Cherban

Chief Clinical Research Officer for the CIHR Canadian HIV Trials Network and the Centre for Advancing Health Outcomes

Dr. Shurjeel Choudhri

Senior Vice President and Head of Medical and Scientific Affairs, Bayer

Dr. Ibukun Abejirinde

Applied Research Scientist, Women’s College Hospital Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care; Assistant Professor, Dalla Lana School of Public Health; AMS Fellow in Compassion and Artificial Intelligence

Brigitte Nolet

President & CEO of Roche Canada Pharma

Dr. Ross Upshur

Dalla Lana Chair in Clinical Public Health; Head of the Division of Clinical Public Health at the Dalla Lana School of Public Health; Senior Scientist at the Lunenfeld Tanenbaum Research Institute, Sinai Health

Dr. Jennifer Tsang

Executive Director and Chief Scientist, Niagara Health Knowledge Institute; Regional Deputy Research Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program; Associate Professor of Medicine, McMaster University

Emily Chan

Social Worker, Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital; Advocate for Disability Rights

Stay tuned for more speakers!