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Canadian Concussion Centre Events



Upcoming Events

Concussion Symposium for Lawyers, Insurers, Judges, and Clinicians in partnership with Law Society of Ontario

Date: May 19, 2022

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Past Events

The Canadian Concussion Centre has hosted the Annual Concussion Research Symposium since 2012 and invites national and international experts to present each year.

Concussion Annual Public Forum: Concussions in the Home and Workplace, including Falls and Interpersonal Violence: Prevention and Treatment

Date: Friday, April 29, 2022

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9th Annual Concussion Research Symposium Update on Research and Care of the Concussion Spectrum of Disorders

Saturday, April 30, 2022

This year, our invited speakers are:

  • Dr. Hana Rytter, Associate Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology, Department of Psychology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Dr. Eve Valera, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
  • Dr. Erin Bigler, Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, Brigham Young University, USA
  • Dr. Sean Rhind, Senior Defence Scientist in the Military Operational Health and Performance Section, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) and Associate Professor, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Oshin Vartanian, Assistant Professor Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience, Department of Defence, University of Toronto
  • Dr. Keith Yeates, Professor and Head, Department of Psychology, University of Calgary

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PLEASE NOTE: Slides and content are not to be copied or distributed in any form without the written permission of the author.

Title Date Video Link
8th Annual Concussion Research Symposium:
Biomarkers, Prevention and Treatment of Concussion
February 26, 2021 Watch the Symposium
Concussion Public Forum:
Concussion Treatment
February 25, 2021 Watch the Public Forum
Concussion Update for Legal Practitioners, Insurers, Judges and Clinicians:
Keeping Your Case Moving Forward in a Virtual Environment
November 19, 2020
7th Annual Concussion Research Symposium:
Advances in Concussion Research, including Concussion in Women & Girls
November 1 & 2, 2019 Watch the Symposium
Watch the Poster Sessions
Concussion Public Forum:
Concussion and Mental Health
November 1, 2019 Watch the Public Forum
Concussion Symposium for Lawyers, Insurers, Judges, and Clinicians December 6, 2018
6th Annual Symposium: Concussions:
Cumulative, Persisting and Progressive Consequences
May 12, 2018 Watch the Symposium
Concussion Public Forum:
The Consequences of Concussion
May 11, 2018 Watch the Public Forum
Concussion in Women and Girls Symposium:
Prevention, Diagnosis, Management/Intervention, and Policy
September 23, 2017 Watch the Symposium
5th Annual Symposium:
Research on the Concussion Spectrum of Disorders
January 21, 2017 Watch the Symposium

Canadian Concussion Centre Announcements



Qualified MAF Physician

Dr. Carmela Tartaglia is a member of the Qualified MAF Physician Network, a prestigious group of doctors selected to examine Retired NFL Football Players for the NFL Concussion Settlement Program. Dr. Tartaglia is an approved Qualified MAF Physician in the NFL Concussion Settlement Program selected to examine Retired NFL Football Players for potential Qualifying Diagnoses.

For more information and to make an appointment for an assessment, please contact her office at 416 603 5483.

Concussion Professorship

Dr. Carmela Tartaglia was appointed as the Marion and Gerald Soloway Professor in Brain Injury and Concussion Research on July 1, 2016, the first designated concussion professorship in the world.