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4th G-I-N Conference 2007

The Conference was hosted by The Guidelines Advisory Committee of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, the Ontario Medical Association and the University of Toronto, and was generously supported by many Canadian and US agencies.

Collaboration in Clinical Practice Guidelines

Date: 22 to 25 August 2007

Location: Toronto, Canada

The staff of the Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development of the University of Toronto organised with great professionalism and enthusiasm this event.

Over 415 delegates from 32 countries attended the conference. A list of expert plenary speakers gave excellent presentations on the theme "Collaboration in Clinical Practice Guidelines" and 58 parallel sessions (115 brief presentations, 15 lectures, 18 workshops and 13 network and discussion sessions) provided knowledge transfer, training possibilities and intensive exchange of experience.

Participants concluded that it was truly a worthwhile, refreshing and challenging exchange of experience.

Programme overview and available presentations

Date

Time

Presenter / Topic

Wednesday
August 22

5:00 - 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception and Registration

Thursday
August 23

7:30 am

Registration, Continental Breakfast & Poster Set-Up

8:30 am

Opening Ceremony

9:00 am

Plenary 1: Transfering Knowledge to Professionals
Keynote Speaker: Carolyn Clancy, MD, US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
Discussant: Ilkka Kunnamo, MD, PhD, Finland

10:15 am

Pause Café, Exhibits & Poster Viewing

10:45 am

Concurrent Sessions, Workshops, Oral Presentations & Discussion / Networking Sessions

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions, Workshops, Oral Presentations & Discussion / Networking Sessions

3:00 pm

Pause Café

3:30 - 4:45 pm

Plenary 2: Achieving Collaboration Through an International Guidelines Network: The G-I-N Story
Coordinator: Angela Maienborn, MD, Germany

5:00 - 6:30 pm

Annual General Meeting G-I-N

Friday
August 24

8:00 am

Registration, Continental Breakfast & Poster Set-Up

9:00 am

Plenary 3: Guidelines to Help Policy Makers
Keynote Speaker: Peter Littlejohns, MBBS, BSc, MD, National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, UK
Discussants: Paul Shekelle, MD, PhD, USA and Andreas Laupacis, MD, Canada

10:15 am

Pause Café

10:45 am

Concurrent Sessions, Workshops, Oral Presentations, Discussion / Networking Sessions & Posters

12:15 pm

Lunch

1:30 pm

Concurrent Sessions, Workshops, Oral Presentations, Discussion / Networking Sessions & Posters

3:00 pm

Pause Café

3:30 - 5:00 pm

Plenary 4: Implementation Programs: Some Success Stories
Plenary Speaker: Richard Grol, PhD, The Netherlands, Jean Michel Chabot, France, Guenter Ollenschlaeger, MD, Germany, Minna Kaila, MD, Finland
Coordinator: Catherine Marshall, New Zealand

6:30 - 10:00 pm

Gala Banquet

Saturday
August 25

8:00 am

Registration, Continental Breakfast & Poster Set-Up

9:00 am

Plenary 5: Fitting Guidelines into the Real World
Plenary Speakers: Paul Wallace, MD, USA and Rick Shiffman , MD, MCIS, USA

10:15 am

Pause Café

10:45 am

Concurrent Sessions, Workshops, Oral Presentations, Discussion / Networking Sessions & Posters

12:15 - 1:00 pm

Plenary 6: Take Home Messages
Dave Davis, MD and Jako Burgers, MD, PhD, G-I-N

Scientific Committee

  • Jako Burgers, Netherlands (chair)
  • Jeff Andrews, United States
  • David Atkins, United States
  • Heather Buchan, Australia
  • Melissa Brouwers, Canada
  • Francoise Cluzeau, United Kingdom
  • Felix Couture, Canada
  • Jan Davies, Australia
  • Dave Davis, Canada
  • Jeremy Grimshaw, Canada
  • Minna Kaila, Finland
  • Marjukka Mäkelä, Finland
  • Catherine Marshall, New Zealand
  • Brian Mittman, United States
  • Ian Purves, United Kingdom
  • Rick Shiffman, United States
  • Jean Slutsky, United States
 
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