Western Day 2017 Adapting to Survive: Innovation in Reimbursement in Western Canada
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Centennial Room - Edmonton Westin
10135 100 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 0N7
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WESTERN DAY 2017
Adapting to Survive: Innovation in Reimbursement in Western Canada

Tuesday, September 12, 2017
The Westin Edmonton Centennial Room
10135 100 Street NW, Edmonton, AB  T5J 0N7

 

Registration Fees: Includes conference materials, breakfast, lunch and two coffee breaks.
CAHR
Member $850.00  | Non-Member $995.00  | Student $75.00 (5% HST is applicable)


DRAFT AGENDA

 8:00AM 

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

 8:45AM WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS
 9:00AM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Justin Riemer, Assistant Deputy Minister, Innovation and Stakeholder Relations, Alberta Health at Government of Alberta

 9:30AM



PANEL SESSION: Real World Evidence: Partnering for Success
Experts will provide examples of success stories in data-driven partnerships between industry and government in a variety of clinical areas. Subjects discussed will include the potential benefits for all parties, identifying opportunities for partnership, and recommendations on best practices.

10:15AM


 

PANEL SESSION: The Gathering Storm
A discussion of the new wave of therapeutic advances and analytical techniques emerging in cancer care, and how the world of reimbursement will have to change to accommodate their arrival. Panelists will address cellular therapeutics, (e.g. CAR-T technologies), adaptive clinical trials and the need for evolution and innovation in HTA and funding mechanisms.

1:00AM NETWORKING BREAK

11:30AM



PANEL SESSION: CAPCA and its Expected Impact on Oncology Reimbursement
Provincial payers, industry and patient advocates will discuss the progress CAPCA has made so far in its engagement with all stakeholders. Panelists will reflect on their experiences and expectations for the Cancer Drug Funding Sustainability Initiative, among other subjects

12:15PM




PANEL SESSION: Patient Input
Engaging patient support for innovative new therapies has never been more important. Patient input can turn a costly negative recommendation around, but securing that support is no simple undertaking. Panelists will explain their challenges, best practices and techniques that can drive truly meaningful engagement with your patients to ensure that their voices are heard and the value of innovative treatments is expressed.

 1:00PM LUNCH & NETWORKING BREAK
 2:00PM



PANEL SESSION: Real World Evidence as Evidence
What should be counted and who should do the counting? How should HTA bodies view RWE, and how can we ensure the results of analyses are fit for purpose? Our expert panel will present their perspectives as policy advisors, expert reviewers, service providers and users of the data.

2:45PM


PANEL SESSION: Reality Check – Funding New Treatments within Constrained Budgets
Provincial payers and patient advocates will discuss the harsh realities of securing funding for innovative new treatments, exploring the challenges and solutions they have faced in their various roles.
3:30PM NETWORKING BREAK
 4:00PM





PANEL SESSION: Recognizing and Rewarding Innovation
Despite clear fiscal challenges, industry has recently launched some of the most innovative and genuinely transformative technologies ever seen. In all the discussion about budgets, the value of these new treatments should not be obscured. Our panel will explore industry perspectives on the reimbursement environment, explaining innovative approaches to product listing agreements and the opportunities that new treatments represent for the improvement of public health.

 4:45PM

Q& A/ CONCLUSION
 5:00PM Closing Remarks—Program Concludes
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