6th Meeting of the Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network Steering Committee (DSEN SC) – Agenda

Meeting: 6th Meeting of the Drug Safety and Effectiveness Network Steering Committee (DSEN SC)
Date: November 23rd, 2012
Time: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
Location: 160 Elgin Street, room 9-101
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  • Aubin, Jane (Canadian Institutes of Health Research)
  • Berthelot, Jean-Marie (Canadian Institute for Health Information)
  • Glover, Paul (Health Canada)
  • Gray, Jean (Dalhousie University)
  • Hoffman, Abby (Health Canada)
  • Laupacis, Andreas (University of Toronto)
  • McArthur, Diane (Ontario Public Drug Programs)
  • O'Rourke, Brian (Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health)
  • Peterson, Robert (Ex-officio, Canadian Institutes of Health Research)
  • Robitaille, Lucie (Institut National d'Excellence en Santé et en Services Sociaux (INESS))
  • Turner, Chris (Health Canada)
  • Walman, Barbara (BC Ministry of Health, Pharmaceutical Services)
  • Wells, Diane (Nurse and Health IT Consultant, Saskatchewan)
  • Wilhelm, Linda (Patient Advocate)
Invited Experts:
  • Roos, Noralou (Manitoba Centre for Health Policy)
  • Brochu, Christian
  • Delage, Johanne
  • Dwyer, Michael
  • Forbes, Diane
  • Yasari, Siham

Time Description Information / Discussion/ Decision Lead
8:30 Breakfast (provided)
9:00 1. Call to Order and Welcoming:
  • Welcome and introductions
  • COI declaration
  • Approval of January 20th meeting minutes
  • Approval of the Agenda
  • Ratification of the Terms of Reference
Jane E. Aubin
Decision All
9:30 2. DSEN Prioritized Research Agenda
  1. Update on queries and active research
  2. Update of the prioritized research agenda
Information Robert Peterson
Discussion All
Decision All
10:15 Health Break
10:30 3. Communications and Public Outreach

  • Spring/Summer outreach activities
  • Network Meetings
  • Upcoming Events
Input on
  • DSEN Knowledge Translation Strategy
  • Agility to engage stakeholders
Information Diane Forbes
Discussion All
10:50 4. DSEN Dashboard

Presentation of DSEN dashboard

Feedback on Dashboard to inform DSEN SC advice
Information Diane Forbes
Johanne Delage
Christian Brochu
Discussion All
11:20 5. DSEN program evaluation 2013

Presentation on DSEN evaluation design

Important input sought from DSEN SC members on timing, format etc.
Information Diane Forbes
Christopher Manuel
Discussion All
12:00 Lunch (provided)
13:00 6. CIHR Organizational Restructuring and DSEN Information Jane E. Aubin
13:15 7. Enhancements to the Query Development and Management Procedure

  • HC structured input pathway
  • Science Advisory Committee (SAC)
Important discussions on
  • Engagement of Provinces and Territories
Information Robert Peterson, Christian Brochu
Discussion All
14:30 Health Break
14:45 8. Enhancements to the Rapid Funding for DSEN Targeted Research funding opportunity

Advice on enhancements
Information Christian Brochu
Discussion All
15:15 9. New Areas of Research Development

Presentation on new areas of opportunity
  • Combination Products
  • Access with Evidence Development
Advice on strategic considerations
Information Robert Peterson
Discussion All
15:45 10. Next Steps
  • Call for Agenda items
  • Next DSEN SC Meeting
Discussion All
Decision All
16:00 Meeting Adjournment
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