News and Announcements

PACT Research Retreat

Date:  Friday February 1st, 2019

Venue:  Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Quebec

Time: 7:30am to 4:00pm

Please contact for details

Summer PACT Meeting June 14, 2018

We are pleased to announce that the next SUMMER meeting of the Perioperative Anesthesia Clinical Trials (PACT) Group will be held on Thursday, June 14th, 2018 in Montreal, Québec.

Venue: Le Westin Montreal, 270 Rue Saint Antoine Ouest, Montreal.

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Duminda Wijeysundera, Department of Anesthesia, University of Toronto

Please contact us at for details.


Previous PACT Meeting: Friday, Feb. 2 2018

Venue: Saint Paul Room, Fairmont Queen Elizabeth Hotel, 900 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Montreal, QC

  • Meeting Time: 9AM to 4PM. Breakfast will be served prior to the meeting. Lunch will be provided from 12PM to 1PM.
  • Keynote Speaker: The keynote speaker at the PACT meeting will be Dr. Alexis Turgeon. His topic will be ‘Living Systematic Reviews and Living Guidelines’.
  • Dinner: Friday, February 2nd, 2018 after the meeting. Hosted by LUCAS. Details to follow.

PACT’s journey to date

CJA Editorial: Can we develop a Canadian Perioperative Anesthesiology Clinical Trials Group?

The Canadian Journal of Anesthesia has published an editorial by Chair Dr. Rick Hall and the steering committee on the launch of the PACT network in the December 2010 issue.  You can read the article here:  CJA Editorial or directly from SpringerLink.