Events

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

25/09/2019 Toronto Breakfast with the Chiefs: Ontario’s Access to Care Challenges from My Side of the Gurney and Computer

Wednesday, September 26, 2019 | 7:35 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.

Sinai Health System,
Mount Sinai Hospital,
Ben Sadowski Auditorium,
18th Floor,
600 University Avenue,
Toronto, ON

Speaker: Dr. Chris Simpson, Former President, Canadian Medical Association

By international standards, Canada performs poorly in all areas of access to care. Whether it is access to primary, specialist, mental health, surgical, ALC, palliative or home care, we systematically under perform.  As a clinician Dr. Simpson sees the effects of this on his patients every day.  As a chief medical information officer for a technology vendor, he sees how modern technology can help improve wait times and access to care across the care continuum.

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03/10/2019 Toronto 18th Annual Market Access Summit

Wednesday, October 2 to Thursday, October 3, 2019

Hyatt Regency Toronto
370 King Street
Toronto, ON
Canada M5V 1J9

At this Summit you can gain direct feedback from PMPRB, INESSS, Innovative Medicines Canada, pCPA, CLHIA and patient groups to improve your access strategy. Information on regulatory updates, the new federal drug agency, Pharmacare, assessing the value proposition and reimbursement of new complex therapies, and reducing costs with new incentives for drug discovery and development in Canada will be available.
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24/10/2019 Markham OSCA Conference: Community Connect

Wednesday, October 23 to Thursday October 24, 2019

Hilton Suites
​Toronto/Markham Conference Centre & Spa
8500 Warden Avenue
Markham, ON
L6G 1A5

Disruptive change can often be marked by uncertainty and ambiguity; however it also offers opportunities for advancement and growth! Embracing these opportunities can be inspiring – learn how to identify and take a leading role in collaborating towards a silo-free future as the health system undergoes significant transformation.

Dynamic sessions will leave you re-energized by highlighting how to leverage the strengths and leadership of home and community support. This year’s conference is all about acquiring the tools you need as leaders in home care, independent living and community support to thrive in this new cooperative sector and health system environment.

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25/10/2019 Red Deer ACCA IQ 2019: Catch the Wave!

Thursday, October 24 to Thursday, October 25, 2019

Sheraton Red Deer
3310 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB
T4N 3X9

The Alberta Continuing Care Association (ACCA) has been hosting the Inspiring Quality conference for a number of years. This year, IQ 2019: Catch the Wave! features a strong trade show of over 70 exhibitors. IQ is held in conjunction with ACCA’s Awards of Excellence which highlights individuals dedicated to improving the quality of life for those in their care and who are acting as role models in continuing care delivery. This is a unique opportunity to mingle and share insights and experiences with colleagues, consumers, service providers, health care professionals, retailers and industry representatives, make IQ 2019 a must-attend event.

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

Thursday, April 23, 2019 | 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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