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

22/04/2020 Webinar ACCESS Health – Enabling What Canadians Want for their Health Care System

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. ET

This event is a webinar.

Fraser Ratchford, Senior Director ACCESS Health at Canada Health Infoway joins MindWell Founder and Chief Training Officer, Dr. Geoff Soloway for this upcoming webinar on Canada Health Infoway (Infoway)’s ACCESS 2022 movement.

The webinar will cover:
– The Vision for ACCESS 2022, Infoway’s campaign that is inspiring a new day in health care with digital health
– Mental Health and Addiction: Innovative digital health solutions can offer some measure of hope by reducing the stigma and making it easier for people to get the support they need.  How is Infoway helping?
– Opportunities and implications for workplaces: How will digital health impact the workplace

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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

Update: Event will be live-streamed at the originally scheduled date and time

As we live through the COVID-19 concerns, issues continue with lingering health crisis in first nation’s communities, the promise of a national Pharmacare, on-going mental health awareness and growing needs to service Canada’s aging population.  Join Before the Bell as we examine Canada’s Healthcare system and see how the government is working with stakeholders to address these issues.

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28/04/2020 Winnipeg Canadian Public Health Association – Public Health 2020

Tuesday, April 28 to Thursday, April 30, 2020

Delta Hotels by Marriott Winnipeg
350 St Mary Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J2

Update: This event has been postponed until further notice

Public Health 2020 is the national conference where public health professionals, researchers, policy-makers, academics, students and trainees come together to strengthen efforts to improve health and well-being, to share the latest research and information, to promote best practices and to advocate for public health issues and policies grounded in research.

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30/04/2020 Toronto Canadian Healthcare Navigation Conference

Thursday, April 30 to Friday, May 1, 2020

Hart House
University of Toronto
7 Hart House Cir
Toronto, ON M5S 3H3

Update: The Conference has been postponed until further notice

Join us for the first-ever national conference on healthcare navigation for a day and a half of networking opportunities, presentations, and discussion on “best practices in navigation.” Registration options are available for students/trainees/persons with lived experience, and for service providers/researchers/decision makers.

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06/05/2020 Toronto Pri-Med Canada

Wednesday, May 6 - Saturday, May 9, 2020

International Centre
6900 Airport Road, Mississauga, ON L4V 1E8

Update: Event rescheduled to Tuesday, July 14 – Friday, July 17, 2020

Pri-Med Canadian partnership with the University of Toronto’s Department of Family & Community Medicine (DFCM) delivering 3 full days of Continuing Medical Education for all primary care clinicians.

There are also industry symposia sessions during the conference plus a full day of pre-conference symposia sessions. The low registration fee gives delegate’s access to over 75 CME/CE hours over four days plus the large exhibit area showcasing over 200 healthcare, educational and pharmaceutical companies.

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08/05/2020 Toronto Premier Annual Summit on Positive Psychiatry and Mental Health

Friday, May 8 to Saturday, May 9, 2020

DoubleTree by Hilton Toronto Airport
925 Dixon Road
Toronto, ON M9W 1J8

Update: Event has been rescheduled to Wednesday, August 12 to Friday, August 14, 2020

Mental Health Forum 2020 brings together together eminent neurologists, psychiatrists, psychologists and neuroscientists experiences from different countries and exchanges their views through scientific discovery, interactive sessions, keynote lectures, workshops and offers exceptional sessions, presentations with great education and networking opportunities for all levels of academic professionals and with leaders in the field of neurology, neuroscience, psychiatry and psychology.

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29/05/2020 Vancouver 2020 Canadian Conference on Physician Leadership

Friday, May 29, - Saturday, May 30, 2020

Hyatt Regency Vancouver
655 Burrard Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
V6C 2R7

Update: This event has been cancelled 

Face-to-face discussion with colleagues and international experts, participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Enhance personal self-management and leadership skills
  • Demonstrate and teach the 4 habits of thriving leadership
  • Identify the links between physician burnout and digital technologies
  • Apply design thinking methodologies to healthcare
  • Build systems of resilience that are going to protect us and let us lead with confidence and competence into the future
  • Develop and understand the power of a structured professional conversation
  • Identify laughter as a valuable form of alternative therapy
  • Define the role of the leader in establishing psychological safety
  • Identify strategies and tools for physician leadership in planetary health
  • Demonstrate ongoing commitment to physician leadership
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31/05/2020 Vancouver e-Health 2020 Canada

Sunday, May 31 - Wednesday, June 3, 2020

JW Marriott Parq Vancouver
39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3

Update: Event postponed until Fall 2020

Join delegates from across Canada and around the world at e-Health 2020 to Celebrating 20 years as Canada’s National Digital Health Event

Since its inception, the e-Health Conference has taken a journey of growth, innovation, and adaptation. To help celebrate its 20th anniversary, the e-Health 2020 Program Committee wants to hear about the evolution and growth of projects that support and enable digital health innovation in Canada. We want to hear from Canadian digital health professionals, practitioners, front-line care delivery workers, IT/IM specialists, vendors, project managers, and anyone working with technology to improve health for Canadians. We welcome stories from people representing acute care, community care, homecare, long-term care, First Nations health, mental health, and telehealth/virtual health sectors.

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11/06/2020 Niagara Falls 2020 Ontario Pharmacist Association (OPA) Conference

Thursday, June 11 to Saturday, June 13, 2020

Scotiabank Convention Centre
6815 Stanley Ave
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3Y9

Unite to Ignite is an opportunity for approximately 500 pharmacy professionals to fire up the passion they have for pharmacy, rekindle collective perspectives and experiences with each other and engage in discussion supported and encouraged by an open learning environment.

More than ever, pharmacy professionals are playing pivotal roles in patients’ circle of care, and 2020 is the beginning of many changes that are expected to transform the pharmacy profession and improve patient health outcomes. This year’s conference will be the profession’s first opportunity to come together to discuss how these changes are impacting pharmacy, share successes and challenges and prepare for the future.

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13/06/2020 Toronto Toronto Naturopathic Conference

Saturday, June 13 to Sunday, June 14, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Lucie & Thorton Blackburn Conference Centre
George Brown College
80 Cooperage Street
Toronto, ON M5A 1H7

Toronto Naturopathic Conference bringing together representatives of the most important aspects of Naturopathic Medicine to deliver balanced, fresh and stimulating information. Today’s health care is inherently integrative as most patients receive care from many different health care practitioners, and the strength of any single system is in the collaboration of multiple systems. It is integral to any Naturopathic practice to have access to balanced information that focuses on patient-centered care, while interfacing with the many facets of health care systems. Incorporating the most current research and exploring novel approaches provides a fresh perspective, and works to stimulate the evolution of Naturopathic medicine within the holistic framework.

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15/06/2020 Edmonton National Health Leadership Conference

Monday, June 15 to Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Edmonton Convention Centre
9797 Jasper Ave
Edmonton, AB T5J 1N9

This conference is the largest national gathering of health system decision-makers in Canada, including health leaders, direct care providers, patients and caregivers. The NHLC provides a forum for questions, debate and sharing strategies and solutions to the most pressing health system challenges.

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21/09/2020 Toronto CMHA National Conference 2020

Monday, September 21 to Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Westin Harbour Castle Hotel
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON M5J 1A6

The Mental Health for All (MH4A) Conference plays a unique role in uniting the people and ideas that exemplify mental health in Canada. The Canadian Mental Health Association‘s MH4A Conference is an important place of convergence, where service providers, front-line workers, researchers, funders, policy makers and people with lived experience of mental health problems and mental illnesses come together to set the agenda. For the first time in the history of the conference, the conference will be co-hosted with the Global Alliance for Mental Health Advocates (GAMHA). The theme of this year’s conference is Hope in an Age of Uncertainty. This year’s objective is to come together to define, create and share hope and resilience-focused approaches to promoting mental health in times of uncertainty.

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05/10/2020 Toronto The MedTech Conference Powered By AdvaMed

Monday, October 5 - Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Metro Toronto Convention Centre
255 Front St. W.
Toronto, Ontario  M5V 2W6

Featuring world‑class plenary speakers, cross‑cutting educational programming, valuable networking and business development opportunities, The MedTech Conference is a must‑attend event for the industry’s prominent and most promising companies. The MedTech Conference will bring together more than 3,000 attendees to network, conduct business, gain access to capital and share insights in Toronto, ON from October 5 – 7, 2020.

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18/10/2020 Ottawa Canadian Conference on Global Health

Sunday, October 18 to Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Delta Hotel
101 Lyon St N
Ottawa, ON K1R 5T9

The Canadian Conference for Global Health warmly welcomes researchers, policy makers, practitioners, students and stakeholders from all sectors for meaningful, evidence-based, and informed knowledge exchange to move forward collectively.

Notice Regarding COVID-19: Planning for the conference will be in accordance with guidance from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC).  We are monitoring pandemic directives regularly and are exploring every opportunity to ensure the conference is safe, inclusive and accessible to all participants, including international delegates, using digital technology as needed.

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