7:30-7:45 Dr. Paul Echlin (Summit Chairman)
Welcome and opening statement

7:45-8:15
Moderator Morning Session: Dr. Charles Tator (University of Toronto/ThinkFirst)

Hockey concussion definition, mechanism and current issue background, concussion prevention/ThinkFirst awareness program.

8:15-8:45
Dr. Ruben Echemendia (NHL Neuropsychological Testing Program/NAN)

Incidence and prevalence data of concussions in the NCAA, NHL, and European data, psychological impact of concussions

8:45-9:10
Dr. Mark Lovell (University of Pittsburgh)

Current concussion research (biochemical, imaging, mechanical, neuropsychological)

9:10-9:35
Ms. Jennifer Botterill (Woman’s National Team Olympic Gold Medalist)
An athlete’s experience of a concussion injury

9:35-10:00
Dr. Margot Putukian (Princeton University)

Sideline physician perspective (Identification, initial and long term care of the concussed/injured athlete)

10:00-10:25
Dr. Michael Czarnota (OHL, and WHL consultant)

Incidence and treatment of concussions at the minor/youth, and junior hockey levels; psychological impact

10:25-10: 40 Break

10:40-11:10

Dr. Kevin Guskiewicz (University of North Carolina)
Long-term effects of sport concussions

11:10-11:25
Mr. Jason Mihalik (University of North Carolina)

Report of data from multi-centred youth concussion study

11:25-11:55
Dr. Robert Cantu (Emerson Hospital)

Current testing, and return to playissues/guidelines, Zurich update

11:55-12:25 Audience and Panel Discussion

Lunch Break 12:25-1:15

1:15-1:45
Afternoon Program Moderator:   Dr. David Mulder (McGill University/Montreal Canadiens)

Team Physician and medical team/community leadership responsibilities

1:45-2:15
Jeff Beukeboom (Barrie Colts)

Former professional player/current coach perspective

2:15-2:45
Mr. Doug Stacey (Hockey Canada)

Therapist/Trainer Perspective

2:45-3:00 Break

3:00-3:30
Mr. Bob McKenzie (TSN)

Press/Parent Perspective

3:30-4:15 Athletes' Concussion Experience/Testimonial
Eric Lindros, Alyn McCauley, Marcus Moore

4:15-5:15
Open Discussion: Athlete, Panel and Audience
 

5:15-5:30 Dr. Paul Echlin (Summit Chairman) Concluding Statement