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Submit-Your-Form Checklist

  1. First fill out your CFPC disclosure slide before completing the electronic agreement form. (If you have no disclosures, you can simply delete the table in the template and put "None".)
  2. Fill out the disclosure form, and upload your CFPC disclosure slide within your form.


All accepted abstracts will be published in the CPS Book of Abstracts and a future issue of the online, open access Canadian Journal of Pain under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). If copyright will not be retained by the author(s), please contact us for further information.


In order to comply with important accreditation standards set out by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, all presenters must complete or note the following:

  1. Your CFPC disclosure slide must be used when preparing your presentation, and declarations must be verbalized at the start of your presentation.
  2. A minimum of 25% of your presentation must be interactive.
  3. Generic, rather than trade names, must be used in presentations.
  4. Branding or sponsor logos are not allowed in presentation slides.
  5. It is important to write references on slides and incorporate evidence if possible. 
  6. Include discussion of commonly encountered barriers to practice change.
  7. Speakers must comply with the Rx&D Code of Ethical Practices.
  8. Speakers must comply with the The Canadian Medical Association’s (CMA’s) policy guidelines on physicians’ interactions with industry.
  9. Speakers must comply with the Quebec Code of Ethics.
  10. Please review the CFPC's tips for speakers

Audio Visual

Each session room is equipped with the following:

  • Screen
  • Projector - (HDMI for those bringing own laptop)
  • Laptop
  • Podium + mic
  • Table with 2 mics
  • Slide aspect ratio is 16:9 for PowerPoint presentations

Please contact office@canadianpainsociety.ca if you will be using your own computer for your presentation, or if you require video and/or sound.

PowerPoint Presentations

You are responsible for bringing your final presentation on a USB (PowerPoint format). There will be a technician in the room where you are scheduled to speak that will assist in loading your presentation. Please be sure to visit the technician during the break prior to your presentation. Do not forget to include the required CFPC disclosures slide at the beginning of your session. Declarations must be verbalized at the start of your presentation. 


The CPS does not print handouts for speakers. If you wish to distribute handouts during your session, please print and bring them.



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