Events

Find out what health care and life sciences sector events are taking place across the country.

13/11/2019 Ottawa CAHR’S 9th National Day

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Fairmont Château Laurier
1 Rideau Street
Ottawa ON
K1N 8S7

CAHR will bring together health system leaders, analysts and political experts to review and discuss key national health and pharma policy issues. This year’s event will consider the aftermath of the federal election, the “big-picture” health system challenges of an aging population and new health technologies, federal patented medicine price regulation changes, national pharmacare, and more!

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14/11/2019 Ottawa Sixth Estate | Before the Bell: What’s next for Pharmacare 

Thursday, November 14, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

National Arts Centre
1 Elgin Street
Ottawa ON
K1P 5W1

Pharmacare is an issue Canadians have been toying with for some time and Before the Bell is looking for answers.  With a new session of Parliament in place what can we expect on the Pharmacare file next?

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19/11/2019 Toronto AMHO Leadership Forum: Community of Practice

Monday, November 18 to Tuesday November 19, 2019

DoubleTree by Hilton
108 Chestnut Street
Toronto ON
M5G 1R3

AMHO’S The Community of Practice meetings are conducted twice a year (in May after the conference and November after the AGM) and provide an opportunity for executive directors, clinical directors and program directors to meet to discuss and share information around innovative program delivery, challenges in program delivery, current trends and issues and much more.

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20/11/2019 Toronto Yu-Ling Cheng on “The Global Sanitation Challenge – Opportunities for Innovation and Entrepreneurship”

Wednesday, November 20, 2019 | 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Classroom 142 (Ground Floor, North Building)
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street

In this session Professor Cheng will present her major project on “re-inventing the toilet” with the goal of developing an off-grid sanitation solution for the 2.5 billion people in the world without access to basic sanitation.

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26/11/2019 Toronto Mental Health: The Impact on Business & Canadians

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Desautels Hall (Second Floor, South Building)
Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
105 St. George Street
Toronto, ON

On Tuesday, November 26, 2019, the Rotman School of Management will host a one-day conference bringing together hundreds of senior business leaders, mental health advocates, medical professionals, students, academics, and industry representatives to raise awareness and discuss the impact of mental health on the Canadian economy.

The conference will highlight the resources and supports currently available, focus on solutions that are working at home and abroad, identify challenges and opportunities for improvement, and find new ways to design innovative policies and workplace best practices in order to manage the growing burden of mental health.

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27/11/2019 Toronto Anita McGahan and Will Mitchell on “Private Sector Entrepreneurship in Global Health: Innovation, Scale, and Sustainability”

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 | 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Classroom 1065 (Main Floor, South Building) | map
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street

In this session Professors Will Mitchell and Anita McGahan will present highlights from their recently published book Private Sector Entrepreneurship in Global Health: Innovation, Scale and Sustainability. The book includes writings by management, medicine, and social science experts who have studied trends in private sector health care innovations in low and middle-income countries over the last ten years.

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04/12/2019 Toronto LSO: Digital Transformations in Life Sciences

December 4, 2019
Bay Adelaide Centre, E. Tower
22 Adelaide St W, 34th floor
Toronto, ON M5H 4E3

LSO’s Annual Policy Forum, now entering its 10th year, brings together key stakeholders to strategize how to accelerate our life sciences sector.

The 2019 Policy Forum, “Digital Transformations in Life Sciences” features speakers from a broad spectrum of industry and government as well as robust opportunities for audience engagement.

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10/12/2019 Toronto Experts Discuss “Artificial Intelligence and Healthcare – Are we there yet?”

Tuesday, December 10, 2019 | 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Fleck Atrium (Ground Floor, North Building
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street

A panel of experts will discuss the application of artificial Intelligence and machine learning to the healthcare sector from a management perspective.

Speaker(s):
Dr. Trevor Jamieson, Medical Director of IT Implementation and Innovation at St. Michael`s Hospital and Lead, Virtual Care, at WIHV, Dept of Medicine, Uof T
Dr. Chris O`Connor, President, Think Research
Dr. Heather Ross, Loretta A. Rogers Chair in Heart Function, Peter Munk Cardiac Centre, UHN
Joby McKenzie, Managing Director (Canada), Babylon

Host:
Will Falk, Executive in Residence, ThinkResearch

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04/02/2020 Toronto Experts Discuss “How Canada’s Digital Entrepreneurs Are Creatively Destroying and Modernizing Healthcare”

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 | 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Desautels Hall (Second Floor, South Building)
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street

A panel of experts will engage the audience in a discussion on “How Ontario’s Digital Entrepreneurs Are Creatively Destroying and Modernizing Healthcare.”

Speaker(s):
Paul LePage, CEO, Intelerad Medical Systems
Dr. Karen Cross, Co-Founder and CEO, MIMOSA Diagnostics
Dr. Alexandra Greenhill, Founder, CEO and Chief Medical Officer, Careteam Technologies Inc.
Maggie Bergeron, Co-founder, CEO, Embodia Inc.
James Bateman, CEO and Co-Founder, Medchart

Host:
Will Falk, Executive in Residence, ThinkResearch

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10/02/2020 Toronto Will Mitchell on “Key Trends in MedTech Strategy”

Monday, February 10, 2020 | 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Classroom 1065 (Main Floor, South Building)
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street

The goal of this workshop is to address the key strategic trends to aid those working within the industry as well as entrepreneurs or new entrants to the medical devices arena. Topics and examples will focus on Canadian and global companies.

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03/03/2020 Toronto Experts Discuss “The Aging Population and Digital Solutions”

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 | 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Desautels Hall (Second Floor, South Building)
Rotman School of Management, U of Toronto,
105 St George Street

A panel of experts will explore the role of technology in the care for older adults in different settings – in institutional settings, both for staff and residents and their families, as well as in the home. What are we learning? What are the challenges?

Speaker(s):
Dr. Michael Guerriere, President and Chief Executive Officer, Extendicare Inc.
Dr. Karen Cross, Co-Founder and CEO, MIMOSA Diagnostics
Azi Boloorchi, Director of Innovation & Project Management, Revera
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Host: Will Falk, Executive in Residence, ThinkResearch

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23/04/2020 Ottawa Sixth Estate | Before the Bell: Health Checkup in Canada

Thursday, April 23, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

National Arts Centre
1 Elgin Street
Ottawa ON
K1P 5W1

Issues continue with lingering health crisis in first nation’s communities, the promise of a national Pharmacare and growing demand from Canada’s senior population.  Join Before the Bell as they examine Canada’s Healthcare system and see how the government is working with stakeholders to address these issues.

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