CanVECTOR Events

CanVECTOR 2022 Annual Conference

Friday, October 14, 2022 at 09:00 AM
Duration: 9 hours


  • Location: Westin Harbour Castle Hotel, Toronto
  • Conference Co-Chairs:
    • Miriam Kimpton, MD, MSc, FRCPC
    • Zack Liederman, MD, FRCPC
  • Note: CanVECTOR will host a series of pre-conference meetings on Thursday, October 13th. Invitations will be distributed separately for these meetings
  • Conference Program





9:00 – 9:15

Co-Chair Welcome Remarks

Dr. Miriam Kimpton; Dr. Zach Liederman 

9:15 – 10:00

Keynote Presentation # 1

Health Economics: What it is and what it isn’t!

Dr. Doug Coyle

10:00– 10:30

CanVECTOR Leadership Remarks

Dr. Grégoire Le Gal; Dr. Susan Kahn

10:30 – 10:45



10:45 – 11:00

TC-CanVECTOR Fellow Presentation

Bleeding Complications in Women with Venous Thromboembolism during Pregnancy 

Dr. Camille Simard

11:00 – 11:30

3-Minute Project Competition

Dr. Vicky Mai; Dr. Yan Xu; Dr. Natasha Rupani; Ms. Lisa Yamaura; Mr. Erblin Cani

11:30 - 12:00

Abstract Competition: Poster Presentations 


12:00 – 13:00



13:00 - 13:45

Abstract Competition: Oral Presentations 

Identifying Which Emergency Department Patients Should Be Tested for Pulmonary Embolism 

Tinzaparin Lead-In to Prevent the Post-Thrombotic syndrome (The TILE Pilot Study): rationale and study protocol 

Clinical Benefits, Harms, and Cost-Effectiveness of Indefinite Anticoagulant Therapy for First Unprovoked Venous Thromboembolism: A Decision Analytic Modelling Study 


Dr. Dennis Christopher


Dr. Jean-Philippe Galanaud


Dr. Faizan Kahn

13:45 – 14:30

The Cost of Clots for Patients: Opening Up the Black Box of Qualitative Research  

CanVECTOR Patient Partner Council 

14:30 – 14:45



14:45 – 15:05

Breakout Session 1: 

Conflicts of Interest: More than Just Money 

Dr. Deborah Siegal 


14:45 – 15:05

Breakout Session 2:

Get the most out of researcher-patient collaboration 

Dr. Dennis Christopher; Dr. Kerstin de Wit 
15:05 - 15:10 Change rooms for Breakout Sessions 3 & 4  
15:10 - 15:30

Breakout Session 3: 

Economic evaluation alongside clinical trials: Practical tips of how to assess the value for money of an investigational treatment 

Dr. Pierre Villeneuve 
15:10 - 15:30

Breakout Session 4: 

Creating a Study Budget: “How much can I ask for? And how do I make it last?” 

Ms. Veronica Bates 
15:30 - 16:15

Keynote Presentation #2: 

Reframing Value: What I've learned from Choosing Wisely, guideline development, trainees, and most importantly from patients 

 Dr. Lisa Hicks
16:30 - 18:00

Partner Recognition & Network Awards Ceremony

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