Conferences and Education


Data Analytics Primer For Healthcare Leaders

October 10 - 17, 2018
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October 10 & 17, 2018  | 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM ET | Live, Interactive, Online

This series will provide healthcare leaders with the essential knowledge and tools they need to more fully leverage the power of data within their organizations. The series will cover how combining data with proven Quality Improvement (QI) methodologies, well-defined quality and performance goals, and powerful analytical methods can result in more insightful, fact-based decisions within a healthcare organization.

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OCSA Community Connect 2018

October 17 - 18, 2018
Markham, ON

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Registration is now open!

Connect with the Home Care and Community Support Sector

The Ontario Community Support Association (OCSA) invites you to an exceptional opportunity to connect with home care, independent living and community support service trailblazers this Fall.  Don’t miss your opportunity to network with hundreds of thought leaders across various sectors and industries and engage with change champions who are reimagining service delivery.

Take this invaluable opportunity to connect with thought leaders from across the province, all gathered in one location this fall! 

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2018 CAPHC Conference

October 21 - 23, 2018
The Westin Edmonton, Edmonton, Alberta

The CAPHC Annual Conference will travel west in 2018, to Edmonton, Alberta. This year, the conference will include special celebrations to commemorate CAPHC’s 50th Anniversary, including a ticketed gala event. With close to 400 health professionals and leaders in attendance, this conference is the largest meeting of child and youth health service providers in Canada. Delegates from across the country will take advantage of the opportunity to network with colleagues, learn from local and Pan-Canadian experts in child and youth health, and participate in an extensive poster exhibit.

Featuring Keynote & Plenary addresses by:

  • Dr. Verna Yiu - Breaking Down Silos - Innovation Through Integration
  • Lisa DeLong I’m Here, Love Me – Overcoming fear with love
  • Dr. James Makokis - Indigenous Health - Connecting Communities and Cultural Care
  • What Changed My Practice - A new session this year featuring short, dynamic, fast paced presentations on innovative ideas and innovations that have effectively changed practice 


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AFHTO 2018 Conference: Registration now live

October 24 - 25, 2018
Toronto, ON

Registration now open for the AFHTO 2018 Conference! 

Relationship Design with Starfield in Mind

Ontario’s health system is ever-changing, but these shifts aren’t always fluid or easy to predict. Each change has the potential for far-reaching implications, but the fundamentals remain- primary health care needs to sustain and strengthen the relationships that matter to serve #EveryCommunityEveryPatient.

At AFHTO’s 2018 Conference over 800 primary care providers, interprofessional health care providers, patients and community partners will explore how we can contribute to a high performing health system, through a focus on the Starfield Principles. Together we’ll tackle how to make the most of opportunities and minimize challenges, both locally and regionally, to improve health, health care, and value for all Ontarians.

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We look forward to seeing you at the AFHTO 2018 Conference

2018 Waterloo Region MedTech Conference - Canadian MedTech: What's Holding Us Back?

October 24, 2018
Waterloo, Ontario

Wednesday October 24, 2018
St. George Hall, Waterloo, Ontario

Bringing entrepreneurs, start-ups, researchers, industry and government experts, thought leaders, and healthcare professionals together to innovate solutions to pressing healthcare problems. Join us at Waterloo Region’s largest cross-sector gathering involved in health care.

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Health Informatics Bootcamp: eHealth Like iPhone

October 29, 2018 to November 14, 2018
Live. Interactive., Online

October 29, 31, November 12 & 14 2018 | 12:00-3:30 PM ET

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What can we learn about the introduction of eHealth capabilities from the success of the smart phone? Why has the smart phone become so essential that we can’t be without one? What if eHealth adopted these essential enabling abilities? This Bootcamp will explore the factors that have made the smart phone so popular and successful, and how they might be applied to eHealth. Including: 

  • Generality
  • Range/breadth of functionality
  • Single device that does almost everything
  • Ubiquity
  • Standards
  • Interoperability
  • Mobility
  • Simplicity
  • Exploratory learning
  • Robustness

The Bootcamp is a live, online education program. This Bootcamp will feature ‘”exploratory” or “discovery” sessions. The Bootcamp, which is now in its 13th year of operation and with over 1500 graduates, will be led by one of Canada’s top experts in Health Informatics (HI), Professor Dominic Covvey, President of NIHI, and two of Canada’s HI authorities known for their expertise in usability, Dr. Andre Kushniruk and Dr. Elizabeth Borycki, both at the University of Victoria. The Bootcamp will begin with two sessions discussing the key concepts, break over the summer for thinking and participant presentation preparation time and then resume in the fall with further exploration, discussions of key ideas and short presentations by the participants. Please join us … and come with your thinking caps in hand!

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2018 Ottawa Quality & Patient Safety Conference

October 30, 2018
Infinity Convention Centre, Ottawa, ON

SAVE THE DATE for the opportunity to share and learn about relevant practices that improve quality and safety of care for frail populations.

Please join The Ottawa Hospital, the Bruyère Research Institute, the QUILT Network (Quality for Individuals who require Long-Term support), IQ@TOH, and the Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario on October 30th, 2018, for a day of learning and sharing at The Ottawa Quality and Patient Safety Conference!

This year’s theme is "Innovation to improve quality and safety for the frail across care settings."

  • Learn and be inspired by pioneering healthcare leaders who are improving care across settings, from the community to hospitals and long-term care homes.
  • Participate by registering, submitting an abstract for poster or oral presentationand get ready to engage with the dynamic guest speakers and panelists.
  • This year's conference features keynote speaker Dr. Gail Donner, who spearheaded improvements in patient and family-centered home and community care in Ontario with the Donner Report, "Bringing CARE HOME".
  • More speakers and panelists to be announced!

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The Nexus – Creating Healthcare Spaces to Meet the Needs & Procurement for Strategic Success Workshop

November 5 - 6, 2018
Bridgepoint Active Healthcare, Toronto, Ontario

Learn from the leaders about Ontario’s projects transforming care including: Sickkids Project Horizon’s MaterPlan;  Sinai’s Health Systems Renewal project and lessons learned from the Bridgepoint project; William Osler’s Integrated Care Facility operations offering non-traditional and traditional care meeting new models of care as well as the Conference Board of Canada’s and Dialog’s Community Well Being Design Framework.

The second day is a workshop highlighting procurement trends, experiences and innovations that are driving change and key challenges in meeting the unique and complex needs of healthcare infrastructure.  Join Us and Share in two days of engaging conversation, learn from the leaders and participate in fostering change to improve healthcare facilities design and processes. 

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Cyber Security Governance in Health Care

November 9, 2018
Toronto, ON

About Cyber Security Governance in Health Care

Cyber Security Governance in Health Care is a brand new conference dedicated to strengthening the cyber-resilience of Canada’s health care sector through peer-to-peer learning and expert presentations.


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PedNIG 2018 Annual Symposium: The Pediatric Nursing Update

November 16, 2018
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel, 108 Chestnut Street, Toronto, Ontario

The goal of this symposium is to update knowlege and current trends in pedicatic care for nurses and health care professionals who work with children in hospital and in the community settings. We kow that incoporating new knowledge, best practices, innovation and research are essential for advancements in the care of infants, children and adolescents. PedNIG aims to create a rich dialogue about the current practices in pediatric care. We invite you to share and strenghten your knowlege to cultivate practice excellence across the continuun of pediatric care.

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