Conference Program

CPERC 2019 Program-at-a-Glance June 11-14

CPERC 2019 Detailed Program June 11-14

Post-CPERC Indigenization Symposium June 13-14

CPERC 2019 Poster Abstracts

CPERC 2019 Sessions Information (Roundtables, Mini & SIG Sessions) 

Join your colleagues in Edmonton to celebrate AFPC’s 75th anniversary. Meet up with your faculty colleagues from across Canada at the opening CPERC reception on June 11 at the Sutton Place Hotel. Celebrate the achievements of students and faculty from across Canada at the AFPC Awards Gala and Banquet on June 12 at the stunning Art Gallery of Alberta.

The educational sessions on June 12 and 13 will feature plenary sessions, including keynote presentations, an Associate Deans leadership session and faculty updates on innovation in education. Concurrent streams include AFPC Special Interest Group (SIG) education presentations and mini-sessions based on abstract submissions, and roundtable discussions on current topics in pharmacy education. Over 60 posters on pharmacy education, pharmaceutical science and pharmacy practice will be exhibited by faculty and students.

The CPERC 2019 Detailed Program provides session overviews and speaker bios for keynote and plenary sessions. Additional online documents include Poster Abstracts (65 abstracts presented by faculty and students) and Sessions Information (with topics and discussion questions for 8 Roundtables and abstracts for the 23 Mini and SIG Education Sessions). 

Keynote presentations:

  • The Smartness Myth – the Real Secret to Success & Happiness in Your Academic Career: Dr. Alexander Clark & Ms. Bailey Sousa, University of Alberta (authors of “How to be a Happy Academic”)
  • Are We Preparing Pharmacy Graduates to Succeed in a Value-Driven Health System?: Dr. Todd Sorensen, University of Minnesota
  • Reflections on AFPC’s 75th Anniversary – How the Past Informs the Future with Regards to Pharmacy Teaching and Practice: Dr. Jamie Kellar, University of Toronto

AFPC’s Truth & Reconciliation SIG is hosting a post-CPERC 2019 Symposium: Truth and Reconciliation in Canadian Pharmacy Education. Join your colleagues for an informative, hands-on symposium that will not only inspire you but give you practical tools to help you Indigenize your curriculum. Whether you’re just getting started or have already made significant progress, this session will energize and inform your efforts. The Symposium is on June 13 (evening) and June 14 (morning). If you can only attend Thursday evening (Dinner, Blanket Ceremony and Talking Circle), there's separate registration just for this. Register now – an additional registration fee applies.

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