CAPDM Advisory Groups

CAPDM Advisory Groups

CAPDM Advisory Groups represent all key pharmacy and health care supply chain systems; They are involved in the development of industry Position Papers and identifying solutions for an efficient and safe supply chain. These Groups successfully establish COLLABORATION and build CONSENSUS among trading partners with a COMMITMENT to recommending improvements for best supply chain practices.

 For a listing of Advisory Group Members, visit the Advisory Group Members Page.

Regulatory Affairs Advisory Group 

Reviews proposed regulatory changes & provides guidance to Health Canada on policy and regulatory issues.
Delivers feedback to Health Canada in support of membership. Proposes changes to regulatory framework when necessary

Ambient Advisory Group

Examines regulatory impact to transportation of ambient products. Will deliver position paper on best practices.

Returns Advisory Group

Develop Best Practice Paper outlining new returns processes, with a focus on unexpired Solid Oral Dosage Forms. (SODF)

Drug Shortage Advisory Group

Monitors on-going federal initiatives related to drug shortage strategies and acts in an advisory capacity to positively influence the future direction of drug shortage initiatives.  This group ensures the role and business needs of CAPDM members are understood and incorporated into future Health Canada strategies to strengthen approaches to drug shortages in Canada.

Education Advisory Group

Draws on a cross sector of CAPDM members to advise on educational needs of the membership.  This group also reviews past sessions with a view to enhance future offerings.

Safety Advisory Group 

This important new group will zero in on the safe movement of pharmaceutical products within the supply chain all the way to the retailer. This group's focus will be to share safety-related experiences and learnings to enhance response and overall supply chain and patient safety.

Vaccine Distribution Advisory Group

Provide guidance and feedback on tactical process to ensure provincial distribution of flu vaccines through retail channels is optimized.

WatchDog Advisory Group

Actively monitors industry trends and provides insight and feedback to ensure CAPDM and it’s members are proactive in their business planning.

Member Forum

September 17, 2019
Angus Glen Golf Club
Markham, Ontario


2018 CAPDM Boot Camp Series

November 7 - 8, 2018
Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre
Toronto, Ontario


Executive Conference

January 14 - 15, 2019
Montreal Airport Marriott In-Terminal Hotel
Dorval, QC


Annual Conference

May 5 - 8, 2019
Park Hyatt Aviara Resort
Carlsbad, CA