Friday, April 6th, 2018
Registration & Lunch 11:15 - 12:00 pm
Meeting Sessions 12:00 - 5:00 pm
188 University Ave, Toronto, ON
Queens Park South Meeting Room
John Marshall, MD - McMaster University
John Kuruvilla, MD - Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Join the CARE™ Faculty in Toronto for the Second Annual National CARE™ Congress!
The second National CARE™ Congress: Update on Biosimilars and Access to Innovation will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto on April 6th, 2018. This year’s meeting seeks to address questions and considerations regarding biosimilars in Canada and how they build towards a larger discussion on access to innovative medicine. This meeting will include discussion and will provide a platform for medical specialists and key stakeholders across multiple fields to meet, collaborate, and discuss concepts that have a practical impact on the Canadian healthcare landscape.
The CARE™ Congress aims to allow assembled CARE™ faculty and panelists to consider the use of biosimilars and align on the importance of access to innovation.
The CARE™ Faculty is pleased to welcome a robust speaker line-up, with representation from Canadian researchers, clinicians, government, public and private funding agencies, health economists, hospital pharmacists, nurses, advocacy groups, ethicists and legal experts.
Register before February 16th for 20% off!
This year's congress will split into two sections addressing different topics in the Canadian healthcare landscape.
Session 1 - Update on biosimilars
The meeting will open with an update on where CARE™ Faculty and assembled stakeholders sit on a continuum of understanding, as well as information and data needed to increase comfort levels and adoption of biosimilars.
Session 2 - Access to innovation
The second part of the meeting will focus on access to innovation.
A series of speakers will:
- Review impact of innovative medicine
- Project where innovation is heading and the costs associated
- Review approval process for innovation at federal level and access considerations by both public and private payers
- Reflect on systemic challenges to access innovative medicine
- Consider the ethical, legal and economic challenges with access to innovation
Representatives will speak on their area of expertise to assembled CARE™ Faculty and audience members, sharing insights and perspectives.
Session 1: Update on Biosimilars
12:00 - 12:15 PM Introduction
12:15 - 12:30 PM CARE Biosimilars Update
12:30 - 12:45 PM CARE Primer on Biosimilars
12:45 - 1:15 PM Faculty/Panelist Discussion
1:15 - 1:20 PM Session 1 Summary and Next Steps
Session 2: Access to Innovation
1:20 - 1:30 PM Introduction
1:30 - 1:45 PM The State of Healthcare in Canada
1:45 - 2:00 PM Faculty/Panelist Discussion
2:00 - 2:20 PM Translational Science
2:20 - 2:30 PM Faculty/Panelist Discussion
2:30 - 2:50 PM BREAK
2:50 - 3:05 PM Drug Approval and Public Pricing
3:05 - 3:20 PM Faculty/Panelist Discussion
3:20 - 3:50 PM Public and Private Payer Perspectives
3:50 - 4:05 PM Faculty/Panelist Discussion
4:05 - 4:20 PM Canadian Healthcare Ecosystem
4:20 - 4:35 PM Patient Advocacy
4:40 - 4:55 PM Session 2 Summary and Next Steps
4:55 - 5:00 PM Concluding Remarks
5:00 PM Congress Reception
Speaker details to come closer to event date.
Additional Meeting Details
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