3rd Annual Concussion Summit


April 23 - 24, 2015

Niagara Falls, Ontario


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Keynote Speakers


Sean Pronger

Former NHL Player, Author: Journeyman

Sean Pronger (yes, Chris’s brother) is a Canadian former professional ice-hockey player who grew up in Dryden, Ontario, and played in the National Hockey League from 1995 to 2004.

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Dr. Charles H. Tator

Chair of Neurosurgery,
University of Toronto

Charles H. Tator is trained in Neurosurgery and Neuropathology and was Chair of Neurosurgery, at the University of Toronto who founded ThinkFirst, Canada, a national brain and spinal cord injury foundation.

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Dr. T. Blaine Hoshizaki

Neurotrauma Impact Research Laboratory,
University of Ottawa

Dr. Hoshizaki developed the Neurotrauma Impact Research Laboratory at the University of Ottawa with the following vision: “Head injuries will become a rare and inconsequential part of athletic and leisure activities.”

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Dr. Kirstin Weerdenburg

Pediatric Emergency Physician
The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto

Dr. Kirstin Weerdenburg has a special research interest in concussion, particularly parent and health care provider knowledge of concussion and its management.

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Dr. Patrick J. Bishop

Professor, Department of Kinesiology
University of Waterloo

Dr. Bishop’s research interests are in trying to understand the mechanics associated with catastrophic injury, especially those to the cervical spine and head and on how to reduce the risk associated with such injuries.

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Accommodations


$109per night

Hilton Niagara Falls Fallsview

6361 Fallsview Blvd Niagara Falls, Ontario L2G 3V9

1-866-873-9829

Location


Agenda


Thursday, April 23, 2015

7:00am

Registration and Vendor Discussions

9:00am

Opening Remarks – Warren Hoshizaki

Director of Education, DSBN

9:15am

Keynote Speaker #1 – Dr. Charles Tator

Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Toronto

10:00am

Keynote Speaker #2 – Dr. Blaine Hoshizaki

Professor, School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa

10:45am

Break

11:00am

Session Presentations 1A – 1F

12:00pm

Lunch

1:15pm

Keynote Speaker #3 – Dr. Kirstin Weerdenburg

Pediatric Emergency, SickKids

2:15pm

Session Presentations 2A – 2F

3:15pm to 4:00pm

Vendor Discussions and Networking

Friday, April 24, 2015

6:30am

Breakfast

8:15am

Keynote Speaker #4 – Dr. Pat Bishop

Professor, Department of Kinesiology, University of Waterloo

9:15am

Session Presentations 3A – 3F

10:15am

Break

10:30am

Session Presentations 4A – 4F

11:30am

Keynote Speaker #5 – Sean Pronger

Former NHL Player, Author: Journeyman

12:30pm to 12:40pm

Closing Remarks

Break out sessions

Registration starting at $385 per person

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