Brain Injury Conference 2017
Chaired by Daniel Corrin, A.C. Richard Parsons, Dr. Cirelle Rosenblatt & Dr. Donald Cameron   

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Date, Time & Location:
Vancouver Convention Centre (East Building), 999 Canada Place Way, Vancouver BC. The seminar runs from 8:15 am to 5:00 pm on Friday 5 May and from 9:00 am to 1:15 pm on Saturday 6 May in the Parkview Terrace (East Meeting Rooms 1,2&3).

Legal - LSBC Continuing Professional Development: This seminar qualifies for 10 hours of structured legal education for 2017, including one embedded  hour of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations.
Medical: The University of British Columbia Division of Continuing Professional Development (UBC CPD) is fully accredited by the Committee on Accreditation of Continuing Medical Education (CACME) to provide study credits for continuing medical education for physicians.  This course has been reviewed and approved by the UBC Division of Continuing Professional Development.  This Group Learning course meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by UBC CPD for up to 10.0 Mainpro+ credits. This course is an Accredited Group Learning Activity eligible for up to 10.0 MOC Section 1 credits as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Each physician should claim only those credits he/she actually spent in the activity.

Phycologists:  The Trial Lawyers Association of BC is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Trial Lawyers Association of BC maintains responsibility for the program.


Friday 5 May 

8:15 am Opening statements    
Daniel Corrin, Brain Injury Law, Vancouver
A.C. Richard Parsons, Collette Parsons Harris, Vancouver

8:30 – 9:15 Aetiology and Management of Post Concussion Symptoms: Evidence for a Multi-Modal Approach
Dr. Cirelle Rosenblatt, Advance Concussion Clinic, Vancouver

9:15 – 10:00 Opening Your Eyes: An Introduction to the Visual Sequela of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury    
Dr. Kevin Loopeker,OD, FCOVD, Burnaby

10:00 – 10:30 Question and Answer Period    

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break 

11:00 – 11:30 Current Understanding of TBI Physiology & Latest Pharmacological Advances
Dr. Don A. Cameron, BSc(HON), MD, FRCP(C), FAHA, Head, Division of Neurology, Lions Gate Hospital, Assistant Professor, Neurology, UBC,     Vancouver

11:30 – 12:00 Neuroradiology Correlation – The Big 5    
Dr. Gary K. Stimac, PhD, MD, Imaging Network of Seattle, Bellevue WA

12:00 – 12:20 Question and Answer Period    

12:20 – 1:50 Bench and Bar Lunch - included in registration fee

1:50 – 2:20 Neuropsychiatric complications of Traumatic Brain Injury
Dr. William Panenka, MD, MSc, FRCPC (Neurology and Psychiatry)Assistant Professor, UBC, Vancouver

2:20 – 2:50 A View from the Bench 
The Hon. Mr. Justice Joel Groves, Supreme Court of BC, Vancouver

2:50 – 3:10 Question and Answer Period

3:10 – 3:40 Coffee Break 
3:40 – 5:00 Mock Trial: Cross and Direct with Plaintiff and Defence Experts
Judge: The Hon. Mr. Justice Groves 

Defence Counsel: Karen Jamieson, Murray Jamieson, Vancouver
Plaintiff Counsel: Daniel Corrin, Brain Injury Law, Vancouver
A.C. Richard Parsons, Collette Parsons Harris, Vancouver

5:00 Closing Remarks

5:00 – 6:00 President’s Reception

Saturday 6 May 

9:00 – 11:00 Applying the Science of Persuasion to Brain Injury Cases     
Edward Lazarus, Winning Works, Chevy Chase MD

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break 

11:30 – 12:30 Panel - Impact of TBI on Developmental Issues, and Visa Versa
Barbara Webster-Evans, Webster & Associates, Vancouver
Dr. Barbara McGillivray, Department of Medical Genetics, Children’s and Women’s Health Center of BC, Vancouver
Dr. Jaqueline Purtzki, Dr. Jaqueline Purtzki Inc, Vancouve
Karen Jamieson, Murray Jamieson, Vancouver

12:30 – 1:00 Question and Answer Period    

1:00 – 1:15 Conference Closing Remarks

Register by 14 April 2017 and save 10%

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Health Professional

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  • 6 - 9 years in practice $494
  • 10 years or more in practice $564
  • Para-Health Professional $364
  • Law/Medical Student (TLABC Member or Non-Member) $174

Hotel Info:

The Fairmont Waterfront (directly across the street from the Vancouver Convention Centre East Building) will offer a discounted group rate of $309.00 per night, plus taxes for May 4th - 6th. To book, call 604-691-1820 or 1-800-441-1414 and quote the booking code TRIA0517, or TLABC.

Alternatively, TLABC has arranged corporate rates with several downtown Vancouver hotels. Click here for more information, or call us at 604 682-5343.