Speakers for the virtual conference

Keynote Speaker: 

Dr. Arthur Slutsky

Professor of Medicine, Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto

Other Speakers: 

Bryan Addeman

Blockchain Market Leader, IBM Canada

Dr. Amza Ali

Chief Medical Officer, Avicanna Inc.

Selina Brudnicki

Program Lead, Digital Patient Experience Program, UHN Digital, Technology & Innovation Portfolio

Dr. Jason Busse

Associate Professor, Departments of Anesthesia and Health, Evidence and Impact, Director, National Pain Centre, Associate Director, Michael G. DeGroote Centre for Medicinal Cannabis Research

Abigail Carter-Langford

Vice President, Governance, Risk and Compliance & Chief Privacy Officer, Canada Health Infoway

Najla Guthrie

President and CEO, KGK Science

Terry Hawrysh

Patient Advocate and volunteer, Leukemia Lymphoma Society of Canada

Dr. Lauren Kelly

Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health and Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and Scientist, Children's Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba

Dr. Manoj Lalu

Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology and Regenerative Medicine Programs, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Anesthesiologist, Ottawa Hospital, and Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa

David K. Lee

Chief Regulatory Officer, Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada

Cheryl Litchfield

Manager, Grants and Contracts, Lawson Health Research Institute, London Health Sciences Centre

Philippe Lucas

Vice President, Global Patient Research & Access, Tilray

Paul MacPherson

Director, Clinical Research Services, University Health Network

Gerald Major

CEO, Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana

Dr. Baldwin Mak

Manager, Clinical Trial Portfolio Group, Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Limited

Dr. Claire McCann

Medical Director, Odette Cancer Center Clinical Research Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

George Memari

Clinical Trials Operations, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.

Michelle Quinlan

Research Family Leader Program Coordinator, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO)

Dr. David Wiljer

Executive Director of Education, Technology & Innovation, University Health Network