Speaker Information

This page provides important information to speakers/presenters. If you are not a speaker or presenter at the Conference, the below information does not apply to you and you do not need to submit the forms.

Thank you for your participation in the Banff Pathology Course, September 5-7, 2019 at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.

This conference is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by the Canadian Association of Pathologists.

To meet the accreditation requirements all presenters are required to submit some information to the organizers. General information is provided below, however different types of sessions have different requirements – please ensure you review the communications that are sent to you by email from the conference organizing staff.

Documents Required Prior to Conference
All presenters in non-commercial sessions are required to complete two online forms:

CPD Requirements for Your Presentation
At the beginning of your presentation, you must verbally notify the audience of any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the program. As well, at the beginning of your presentation you must identify the learning objectives specific to your presentation which should also be inserted into your slides. If you are a speaker in a session with multiple presenters, please also review the overall learning objectives for the session that have been provided by the Chair.

Your presentation requires a minimum of 25% of interactivity. You may choose a variety of formats for interactivity, e.g. case studies for the presentation, small group activities within workshops, or of course, question and answer periods.

Feedback will be solicited from the participants and will include and evaluation of clarity, organization, value, achievement of learning objectives for each session. You will receive a summary of your evaluation following the event, for your CV and/or teaching and academic portfolio.

Biography & Photo
Your biography will be included on the website, and is also required for the CPD Accreditation application.

All presenters are required to make their own accommodation arrangements. All scientific sessions will be held at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. Please make your reservation as early as possible. Additional details are available on the accommodation page.

Registration Fee
All speakers are asked to register for the course: http://banffpathologycourse.com/registration/.

We would like to assist in making your presentation run as smoothly as possible. Please contact the Speaker Coordinator at any time if you require information or assistance, and check this website for updated program information.

Thank you again for agreeing to participate in the Banff Pathology Course. Your involvement will contribute in making this meeting a success.