Keynote speakers

Opening Lecture
The Evidence-Based Research concept

Hans Lund | Professor at the Centre for Evidence-Based Practice at Western Norway University, and Chair of EVBRES and EBRNetwork

Using the Evidence-Based Research approach
Equipoise and EBR – the need to justify a new RCT

Michel Shamy | Neurologist at The Ottawa Hospital and Clinician Investigator, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Canada

Using the Evidence-Based Research approach
When is a further clinical trial justified?

Alex Sutton | Professor of Medical Statistics, University of Leicester, UK

Classification and reporting of meta-research
What is meta-research, and what should we call it?

Livia Puljak | Professor at the Catholic University of Croatia and Head of its Center for Evidence-Based Medicine and Health Care

Classification and reporting of meta-research
What is a “meta-research study”?

Dawid Pieper | Deputy director at the Institute for Research in Operative Medicine at Witten/Herdecke University, Germany

Classification and reporting of meta-research
The METRIC project

Lawrence Mbuagbaw | Associate professor at McMaster University, Canada

Classification and reporting of meta-research
The METRIC project

Daeria Lawson | PhD candidate in Health Research Methodology at McMaster University, Canada

Current and future challenges for the EBR Approach
Covid-19 and the Evidence-Based Research approach

Jeremy Grimshaw | Senior Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute & Professor in the Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada. Co-lead of COVID-END

Current and future challenges for the EBR Approach
The future for the Evidence-Based Research approach

Karen Robinson | Director of the Evidence-based Practice Center and Professor in the Department of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

The Evidence-Based Research concept
The ethical aspect of EBR: the question of valuable research

Rieke van der Graaf | Associate professor of Medical Ethics at the UMC Utrecht, Netherlands