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7:00 am - 5:00 pm - 01 October 2023

Quiet Room

- Cross-disciplinary - Room 613

7:30 am - 8:30 am - 01 October 2023

Registration Check-in and Breakfast (to be provided)

- Breakfast - 5th Floor Foyer Area

8:30 am - 9:00 am - 01 October 2023

Welcome and Introductions

- Cross-disciplinary - Ballroom B2
Speaker: Jaris Swidrovich, University of Toronto 
Speaker: Christine Cassidy, Dalhousie University 

10:30 am - 10:45 am - 01 October 2023

Coffee Break

- Coffee Break - Ballroom B2

10:45 am - 12:15 pm - 01 October 2023

Rapid Fire: Knowledge Mobilization in Action

- Cross-disciplinary - Ballroom B2
A series of 4 presentations will showcase innovative local, national, and international knowledge mobilization activities to improve children’s pain management.
  • Chair: Bonnie Stevens, SickKids and Solutions for Kids in Pain

  • The Pediatric Pain Management Health Standard: The world’s first national standard for pain management, in partnership with Health Standards Organization (HSO)
    • Kathryn Birnie, University of Calgary and Solutions for Kids in Pain
    • Laura Gibson, Solutions for Kids in Pain
  • When Children Feel Pain: From Everyday Aches to Chronic Conditions: A book for parents, clinicians, and the public, written by a researcher and journalist
    •  Anna Wilson, Oregon Health and Science University
    • Rachel Rabkin Peachman, New York Times contributor
  • Translating Emergency Knowledge for Kids (TREKK): transforming the latest evidence into useful tools for healthcare providers and families
    • Samina Ali, University of Alberta
  • Lilla Barnsmärtguiden (translates to “The small guide about pain in small children): A responsive e-health application for health professionals and parents
    • Mats Eriksson, Örebro University

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm - 01 October 2023

Lunch (to be provided)

- Lunch - 5th Floor Foyer Area
A conversation about the importance of reconciliation, equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility related to knowledge mobilization and children’s pain management.

Marsha Treadwell, University of California San Francisco (UCSF)

  • Samantha Louie-Poon, University of Alberta
  • Isabel Jordan, Solutions for Kids in Pain
  • Gaynor Watson-Creed, Dalhousie University 

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm - 01 October 2023

Overview: Putting Knowledge Mobilization into Practice

- Cross-disciplinary - Ballroom B2
This brief session will provide an overview of a tool that attendees will use to come up with their own plan to move research evidence into practice and/or policy and will be followed after the break by an interactive workshop.  
· Kathryn Birnie, University of Calgary and Solutions for Kids in Pain 
· Christine Chambers, Dalhousie University and Solutions for Kids in Pain 

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm - 01 October 2023

Coffee Break

- Coffee Break - 5th Floor Foyer Area
This interactive workshop will guide attendees through the process of developing their own plan to move research evidence into practice and/or policy. Attendees will participate in small group sessions that will be facilitated by Knowledge Brokers and other experts from Solutions for Kids in Pain, who will provide guidance and consultation. 
A series of 4 presentations will showcase trainee-led knowledge mobilization or implementation science projects to improve children’s pain management. 
  • Lindsay Jibb, SickKids and Meghan McMurtry, Guelph University
  • Alexandra Neville, Stanford University
  • Meredith Smith and Nadine Smith, University of Adelaide
  • Lojain Hamwi, York University
  • Nicole MacKenzie, Dalhousie University 

5:15 pm - 5:30 pm - 01 October 2023


5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - 01 October 2023

ISPP 2023 Trainee and Early Career Researcher Reception

- Reception - Ballroom B1
This event is by invitation only for trainee and early career delegates as well as senior mentors to network informally. Attendees will enjoy beer, wine, non-alcoholic beverages, and passed canapes after some brief welcome remarks.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm - 01 October 2023

ISPP 2023 Welcome Reception

- Reception - Ballroom B1
Join attendees and speakers for brief welcome remarks, drinks, and canapes.