Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest

Disclosure of potential conflicts of interest is required for all accredited training activities such as continuing education in the medical field. This allows participants to make an informed decision about the speakers' levels of objectivity.

The following speakers declare an affiliation or financial interest in a commercial enterprise that may have a direct or indirect interest in the subject covered in the presentation:

  • Albert Marshall, designated voice for the Elders' Senate (Unamaki), Cape Breton Island
  • Donna Ciliska, honoraria from New York University and New York Medical Center
  • Donna Ciliska, royalties for authorship of texts from Mosby, Blackwell
  • Donna Ciliska, royalties for editorship of journal from BMJ Publishing Company
  • Donna Ciliska, grants from CIHR

The following speakers have declared neither affiliation nor financial interest in a commercial enterprise that may have a direct or indirect interest in the subject covered in the presentation:

  • Christina Chociolko
  • Conrad Sauvé
  • Dawn Smith
  • Dean Kriellaars
  • François Benoit
  • François-Pierre Gauvin
  • Ivy Bourgeault
  • Jason Scott Robert
  • Karen Rideout
  • Margaret Fast
  • Melanie Rock
  • Mona Shum
  • Patricia Martens
  • Ron Labonté
  • Val Morrison

The following speakers have not completed the conflict of interest form:

  • Alan Katz
  • Elsabé du Plessis
  • Louise Potvin
  • Margo Greenwood
  • Sarah de Leeuw
  • Tim Lambert
  • Verlé Harrop