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Montreal 2018

Apr 26, 2018 to Apr 28, 2018

2018 National Conference and AGM

Registration Coming Soon!

  • Pre-Conference 
    • Thurs April 26, 2018
  • Conference and Annual General Meeting  
    • Fri April 27, 2018 & Sat April 28, 2018
  • Venue 
    • Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth (Montreal, QC)

Registration closes on March 30th, 2018 (4:00pm EST)


Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth

REGISTRATION Fees (Please note fees are subject to taxes)  

CAREB-ACCER and/or PRIM&R Members

  • Pre-conference 
    • Early Bird ​(Before March 15, 2018) - $250
    • After March 15, 2018 - $275   
  • Full Conference
    • Early Bird ​(Before March 15, 2018) - $475
    • After March 15, 2018 - $500   
  • One day conference (Friday or Saturday) - $300
  • Student (Full conference only, coupon required, Contact: [email protected]) - $300
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    • Pre-conference: 
      • Early Bird (Before March 15) - $275
      • After March 15 - $300
    • Full Conference
      • Early Bird (Before March 15) - $525
      • After March 15 - $550
    • One day conference (Friday or Saturday) - $300
    • Student  (Full conference only, coupon required, Contact: [email protected]) - $300
    Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth
    900 Rene Levesque Blvd. W
    Montreal, QC H3B 4A5

    Pre-Conference Workshops

    Rachel Zand, PhD
    Sharon Freitag
    REB Basics has been designed for REB administrators within their first two years in the field. This workshop concentrates on key areas of understanding necessary for successful REB administrators. These include the history of research ethics and REB Basics has been designed for REB administrators...
    Debra Schaller-Demers, MSOM
    Crystal White
    Dawn Pollon, PhD
    Diana Raymond-Watts
    Katarin MacLeod, PhD
    Melissa Dobson, PhD
    1. Distress or de-stress: How to deal effectively with life’s daily stressors Debra Schaller-Demers, MSOM, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Stress does not discriminate – research ethics professionals worldwide are feeling its effects. Do you ever feel that there are just not enough minutes...
    Grace Karram Stephenson, PhD
    Julia Hengstler
    Margaret Blakeney
    Delilah Ofosu-Barko, BMSc.
    Catherine Paquet
    Stacey Page, PhD
    1. Multi-jursidictional Research Ethics Reviews: An Assessment of REBs at 70 Canadian Universities Grace Karram Stephenson , Post Doctoral Fellow, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto Between June and December 2017, the Canadian chapter of the Academic Profession in the...
    Jeff W. Jutai, PhD
    Christina Atance, PhD
    Christopher Fennel, PhD
    Tania Zamuner
    Svetlana Shklarov, MD, PhD
    Marlyn Gill, MSW
    Dianne Godkin. PhD
    1. The AGE-WELL Experience: Ethical Issues Arising from Research on Technology and Aging Jeffery Jutai, Professor and Vice-Dean Research, Faculty of Health, University of Ottawa, Age-Well NCE AGE-WELL NCE (Aging Gracefully across Environments using Technology to Support Wellness, Engagement and...

    Keynotes & Plenaries

    Timothy Caulfield, LLB
    --- (Caufield, Timothy) Timothy Caulfield is a Canada Research Chair in Health Law and Policy, a Professor in the Faculty of Law and the School of Public Health, and Research Director of the Health Law Institute at the University of Alberta. His interdisciplinary research on topics like stem cells...
    Arthur Caplan, PhD
    -- (Caplan, Arthur) Currently the Drs. William F and Virginia Connolly Mitty Professor and founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at NYU School of Medicine in New York City. Prior to coming to NYU School of Medicine, Dr. Caplan was the Sidney D. Caplan Professor of Bioethics at the...