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CAHR's 7th NATIONAL DAY
Accessible, Affordable and Appropriate: Canadian Perspectives
on Pharmaceutical Policy

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Ottawa Marriott Hotel
100 Kent Street, Ottawa, ON


COST: Includes conference materials, breakfast, lunch and two coffee breaks.
CAHR Member: $850.00 Non-Member: $995.00 Student: $75.00 (13% HST is applicable)

AGENDA


   7:30AM
      Registration & Breakfast
         
   8:30AM
      Welcome on behalf of CAHR’s Board of Directors
         
   8:40AM

      Master of Ceremonies Opening Remarks:
Paul Wells, Senior Editor, Maclean’s Magazine
         
   9:00AM


      KEYNOTE: Federal Pricing Regulation in Canada
Dr. Brett J. Skinner, PhD, Founder, CEO and Editor, Canadian Health Policy Institute

         

   9:45AM








     

The Price Is(n’t) Right: Regulation and Negotiation in Canada
Moderator: Mark Legault, Director, Market Access and Strategic Pricing, Pfizer Canada
Panelists:

Wayne Critchley, Senior Associate, Global Public Affairs and past Executive Director of the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board

Joan McCormick, Principal, Price Regulation Commercial Effectiveness Services, QuintilesIMS

Audrey Laporte, PhD, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

Martine Elias, Director Access, Advocacy and Community Relations, Myeloma Canada

         
 10:45AM
      Networking Break
         

 11:15AM




      Political Pundit Panel
Moderator: Paul Wells
Panelists:
Jim Armour, Vice President, Summa Strategies Canada
Robin MacLachlan, Vice President, Summa Strategies Canada and Director, Abacus Data
Susan Smith, Principal, Bluesky Strategy Group
         
 12:00PM
      Lunch & CAHR *AGM Members ONLY
         
   1:00PM







     

Two Sides of the Same Coin: Industry Life Cycle Management and Pharmaceutical Regulatory/Payer Management
Moderator: Ben Faienza, Country Representative, UCB Canada Inc.
Panelists:
Nevzeta Bosnic, Senior Economic Analyst, NPDUIS, PMPRB
Brad Alyward, BSc (Pharm), MBA, Manager, Business Solutions, Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness
Dr. Heather McDonald, PhD, VP and Head Market Access and Government Affairs, Bayer Inc.

         
   2:00PM

     

KEYNOTE: Update from the NIHB
Susan Pierce, Sr. Manager, Non-Insured Health Benefits Program, Health Canada

         
   2:30PM
      Networking Break
         

  2:45PM 






      Health as an Economic Driver: Life Sciences Strategies and Global Trade to Drive Canadian Economic Growth
Moderator: Tara Bingham, Federal Government Affairs, AstraZeneca Canada
Panelists:
Dr. Jason Field, President and CEO, LSO
Frank Béraud, CEO, Montréal InVivo
Giselle Commissiong, P. Eng, MBA, Partner, Advisory Services, EY Canada
         
   4:00PM


     

KEYNOTE: Reflections on the House of Commons Standing Committee on Health Study on National Pharmacare
Speaker to be announced

         
   4:45PM
   
Master of Ceremonies Closing Remarks: Paul Wells
         

CANCELLATION POLICY:  A full refund will be issued for cancellations received in writing prior to November 27th. NO refunds after November 27.

 

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

 

   


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