The Economic Club of Canada

The Economic Club of Canada

March 24, 2015 15:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY-Cognition is the Ignition of a Brain-Driven Economy: A Look at How Depression Affects Your Memory, Concentration and Emotional Life

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - March 24, 2015) - Join us on March 25th for an in-depth discussion regarding the effects of depression in the workplace and the relationship between mood disorders and cognitive dysfunction involving memory, concentration and emotional processes. This symposium features world experts who will share new research on ways of detecting and treating cognitive impairments. Organized by The Economic Club of Canada in collaboration with The Royal's Institute of Mental Health Research, this symposium was made possible by an educational grant from Lundbeck Canada.

WHO:
Dr. Pierre Blier, MD, PhD Dr. Ash Bender, MD, FRCPC
Full Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and Cellular & Molecular Medicine, University of Ottawa
Director, Mood Disorders Research Program, University of Ottawa Institute of Mental Health Research, Royal Ottawa Mental Health Care Center
Staff Psychiatrist and Medical Head of the Work, Stress and Health Program (WSH), Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Dr. J. Douglas Bremner, MD Dr. Glenda M. MacQueen PHD, MD, FRCPC
Emory University Professor of Psychiatry and Radiology & Director of the Emory Clinical Neuroscience Research Unit (ECNRU), Emory University School of Medicine
Director of Mental Health Research, Atlanta VA Medical Center
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary
Vice Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary
Dr. Kenneth I. Shulman Dr. JianLi Wang
Professor, Department of Psychiatry Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre University of Toronto Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry and of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary
Moderated by: André Picard, National Public Health Reporter, The Globe and Mail
WHAT: MEDIA ADVISORY - "Cognition is the Ignition of a Brain-Driven Economy: A look at how depression affects your memory, concentration and emotional life"
DATE: Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
TIME: 9:00 am-1:30 pm
WHERE: The Westin Ottawa - Governor General Ballroom
11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa

Contact Information

  • To confirm your attendance or for more information
    about the event please contact: The Economic Club of Canada
    Natasha Hope Morano, B.A. (Hons.), MA, Vice President
    613-369-4363
    613-686-6568 (FAX)
    morano@economicclub.ca