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Roundtable discussion - "Is That a Fact?"

A roundtable discussion, with "experts in the field", health professionals and journalists, was held prior to the symposium. The discussion has been recorded and is available as a webcast. The roundtable features the following participants:

  • Dr. Arie Benchetrit, Plastic Surgeon, Montreal
  • Bill Brownstein, City and Cultural Life Columnist, The Montreal Gazette
  • Timothy Caulfield, Professor, Faculty of Law and School of Public Health, University of Alberta
  • Dr. Ariel Fenster, Associate Director, Office for Science & Society, McGill University
  • Dr. David Harpp, Tomlinson Chair of Science Education, McGill University
  • Dr. John Ioannidis, Director, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University
  • Dr. Christopher Pack, Professor, Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute
  • André Picard, Public Health reporter, The Globe and Mail
  • Tommy Schnurmacher, Host of The Tommy Schnurmacher Show, CJAD Radio
  • Dr. Eugenie Scott, Executive Director, National Center for Science Education
  • Dr. Joe Schwarcz, Director, Office for Science & Society, McGill University
  • Michael Specter, Staff Writer, The New Yorker
  • Kirsten Thistle, Senior Director, APCO Worldwide, Public Relations
  • Dr. Lorne Trottier, cofounder of Matrox and founder of McGill University’s Trottier Public Science Symposium