International Concussion Summit

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Official Welcoming & Opening Remarks

Implementing Rowan's Law in 2020

Dr. Robert Cantu Presentation

Dr. Gerard Gioia & Dr. Blaine Hoshizaki

Keynote Speakers

Nick Kypreos

Retired Professional Ice Hockey Player, Hockey Night in Canada

ick Kypreos is a retired professional ice hockey player who played eight seasons in the National Hockey League before becoming one of the most recognizable TV personalities in Canada.

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Cassie Campbell-Pascall

Former Captain of Canada’s National Women’s Hockey Team

A heroine of Canadian sport. A passionate and dynamic speaker, she draws on her accomplishments as the captian of the gold-medal winning Canadian Women’s Olympic Hockey Team.

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Dr. Robert Cantu

Clinical Professor & Medical Director

Clinical Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Clinical Diagnostics and Therapeutics Leader AD and CTE Center, at the Boston University School of Medicine, and Medical Director and Director of Clinical Research, Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center, Emerson Hospital.

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Dr. Blaine Hoshizaki

Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Human Kinetics

In 2005 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. Gerard Gioia

Division Chief of Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National Health System

Dr. Gioia is the Division Chief of Pediatric Neuropsychology at Children’s National Health System, where he directs the SCORE Concussion Program.

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Rowan's Law Panel

Eric Lindros

Retired Professional Ice Hockey Player

Eric Lindros was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2016. Lindros is an active advocate of concussion research, care and awareness.

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Dr. Dan Cass

Chair of the Rowan’s Law Advisory Committee

Dr. Dan Cass completed medical school and a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Toronto.

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Gordon Stringer

Father of Rowan Stringer

Father of Rowan Stringer, a 17-year-old girl who died in May 2013 after suffering three concussions in less than a week while playing high school rugby

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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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Chris Markham

Executive Director and CEO of the Ontario Physical and Health Education Association (Ophea)

Chris Markham is the Executive Director and CEO Ophea, managing the Ontario Safety Guidelines, which represent the minimum standard for risk management practice for school boards.

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