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The Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics would like to invite you, your trainees and your colleagues, to join us in Montreal from September 11-14 for our 2022 Annual Meeting. This year's meeting will be held at the Palais des congrès, Montreal, Quebec.

The Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (CSPT) and the Safety Pharmacology Society (SPS) are partnering to bring you the 2022 Annual Meeting; our first in person event since 2019! We can't wait for you to participate as we return to networking, learning, and socializing in Montreal. Visit the Annual Meeting website to begin making your plans to attend! 

 2022 Annual Meeting Website



Click to view the 2022 Meeting Program

Our Scientific Program Committee has worked hard to put together an Annual Meeting program that meets both the needs and interests of all attendees. 


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Abstract Submission

CSPT Abstract submissions should fall within the scope of basic and/or clinical pharmacology. All CSPT abstract submissions should be no more than 250 words and structured to include the following headings: background, objectives, methods, results, conclusions and 3-5 keywords. All CSPT abstracts should be submitted online through the Oxford Abstracts submission site

Late Breaking Abstract Submission Deadline - Thursday, August 4th. 

Accepted abstracts are published in the Journal of Pharmacological & Toxicological Methods (JPTM) the year following the submission date and are posted online for registered Meeting attendees.

Submit a Late Breaking Abstract

Trainee Travel Awards

A limited number of travel awards are available to undergraduate and graduate students, clinical fellows and post-doctoral fellows who are presenting their work at the CSPT Annual Conference. Travel award applicants must be CSPT members in good standing at the time of application.

Deadline for Travel Award submissions: Wednesday, June 29th, 2022. 

Apply for a Travel Award


Preferred pricing and room blocks have been negotiated with Intercontinental Montréal and Embassy Suites by Hilton.

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  • Welcome Reception
  • Mentorship Program Reception
  • CSPT Research Award Lectures (click to apply)
  • Keynote Plenaries on Drug Safety and Regulation, and CNS and Abuse Liability 
  • Poster Sessions with Rapid Fire Poster Presentations (submit an abstract)
  • Debates on adverse drug event surveillance, the use of AI and machine learning, single dose safety pharmacology studies, and the role of the ICH in improving the safety of pharmaceuticals
  • The Legendary Conversations Dinner honouring CSPT's inaugural Fellows
  • The CSPT Annual General Meeting
  • and more!  

2022 CSPT Scientific Program Committee

Bruce Carleton, University of British Columbia 
Thomas Velenosi, University of British Columbia
Jean-Philippe Gratton, Université de Montréal
Michael Rieder, Western University 
Britt Drögemöller, University of Manitoba
Dylan Burger, University of Ottawa
Gabriella Groeneweg, University of British Columbia
Antonios Diab, Dalhousie University


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