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

21/01/2019 Toronto Premier Doug Ford to Address the Economic Club of Canada

Monday, January 21, 2019 | 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel – 525 Bay Street, Toronto

Doug Ford is the Premier of Ontario. He was also elected as the MPP for Etobicoke-North in 2018.

Previously, Doug Ford served as Toronto city councillor from 2010-2014, and was vice-chair of the Budget Committee, where he delivered hundreds of millions of dollars in savings for taxpayers. While on city council, Ford served on the board of Build Toronto, and was a director of the Canadian National Exhibition. He also served on the Civic Appointments Committee and the Government Management Committee at Council.

A dedicated community leader, successful businessman with Deco Labels and passionate advocate for the people, Doug’s commitment to public service runs in the family. Three generations of Fords have served the people of Ontario in elected office.

Doug is a life-long resident of the community of Etobicoke, and lives there with his wife Karla and four daughters. His commitment to public service includes over 20 years of dedicated work with the Toronto West Rotary Club and serving as a proud member of the Royal Canadian Legion

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22/01/2019 Toronto C.D. Howe Institute: Mental Health Services in a Digital Age

Tuesday, January 22, 2019 | 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

C.D. Howe Institute, 67 Yonge Street, Suite 300

A combination of health care costs, lost productivity, and reductions in quality of life cost Canadian taxpayers an estimated $51 billion per year. Health care providers are adopting digital tools to supplement mental health treatment and overcome barriers to care. Join our panel of experts for a discussion about the state of mental health care in Canada, and how we can leverage technology to improve access to high quality mental health services.

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23/01/2019 Toronto Breakfast with the Chiefs: Dr. Kevin Smith, President & CEO of UHN

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 | 7:30 a.m.

University of Toronto, Rotman School of Management, Desautels Hall, 2nd Floor, 105 St. George Street,

Breakfast with the Chiefs is an educational session that provides invited “Chief Executives” the opportunity to share new ideas, policies and/or best practices with colleagues. Speakers are CEOs, notable researchers, cabinet ministers, deputies, or leaders from the academic community. The briefings are 60 minutes long, concise and to the point.

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25/01/2019 Toronto The 3rd ECHO Ontario Conference

Friday, January 25, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Toronto Courtyard at Marriott Hotel
475 Yonge St
Toronto, ON M4Y 1X7

The ECHO Ontario Conference aims to bring ECHOs in Ontario together to celebrate our success, share ideas and collaborate to better support healthcare providers in Ontario and better align with the healthcare system in Ontario. Fully funded by the Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

Why should you attend:

– Learn about innovations in the ECHO model
– Connect with your ECHO colleagues
– Collaborate on workshops to advance ECHO in Ontario

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13/02/2019 Toronto How Ontario’s Digital Entrepreneurs Are Creatively Destroying and Modernizing Healthcare

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 | 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
Toronto ON

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

HOST: Will Falk, Executive in Residence, ThinkResearch
GUEST HOST: Zayna Khayat, Future Strategist, Saint Elizabeth; and Adjunct Professor, Health Sector Strategy, Rotman School of Management

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27/02/2019 Vancouver 3rd Canadian Healthcare Infrastructure West

Tuesday, February 26 - Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Location TBD

Capital Planning, System Transformation, Tech in Healthcare Infrastructure

The disruptive force of technological advancements has led to medical breakthroughs and improved treatment. But administrators have also struggles with integrating modern technology into long-term healthcare infrastructure, like hospitals, clinics and health centres.

At the 3rd Annual Canadian Healthcare Infrastructure Forum West, taking place February 26-27 in Vancouver, healthcare (re)development project stakeholders have the opportunity to develop strategies and best practices to overcome this challenge.

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27/02/2019 Toronto Life Sciences Ontario 2019 Celebration of Success Awards Presentation

Wednesday, February 27, 2018 | 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Liberty Grand, Exhibition Place 25 British Columbia Road, Toronto

Now entering its 16th year, LSO’s Annual Celebration of Success provides an unsurpassed opportunity for networking within our sector, with approximately 500 industry influencers in attendance from the private sector, government, and academia. This legacy event has formed a reputation as an important platform to recognize the individuals and companies driving the success of Ontario life sciences.

This LSO Awards are also our largest single fundraising vehicle—supporting our advocacy, educational, and networking events. The event also serves an important charitable function: proceeds from the event’s silent auction support the Partners In Research charity, with proceeds going directly to the Sanofi Biogenius Challenge.

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05/03/2019 Toronto How Innovative Entrants are Changing the Way We Think About Delivering Healthcare

Tuesday, March 5, 2019 | 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
Toronto ON

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

Dianne Carmichael, President Payor and Care Markets, Head of Corporate Strategy & Business Development (M&A), McKesson Canada
Dr. Michael Guerriere, Chief Medical Officer, TELUS
Rachel Huckle, Senior Vice President, Health and Wellness, Shoppers Drug Mart
Erik Sande, President, Medavie Health Services

HOST: Will Falk, Executive in Residence, ThinkResearch

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28/03/2019 Toronto Clinical Trials Conference 2019

March 27 - 28, 2019

Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel
525 Bay Street
Toronto, ON M5G 2L2

Hear from leaders in the clinical trials community.

Speakers include:

  • Dr. Frances Shepherd – Cancer Clinical Research Unit (CCRU), Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
  • Ritesh Patel – Chief Digital Officer – Health & Wellness, Ogilvy Consulting
  • Wout Brusselaers – CEO and Founder of Deep 6 AI
  • Drew Memmott – Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
  • John-Peter Bradford – CEO, Life-Saving Therapies Network

See more speakers listed on the conference website, and stay tuned for more speaker announcements.

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29/05/2019 Toronto e-Health Conference and Tradeshow

Sunday, May 26 - Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Beanfield Centre
105 Princes’ Blvd
Toronto, ON M6K 3C3

In its 19th year, the e-Health conference continues to offer proactive top-quality learning and an opportunity to network with organizations and people that value quality health information as well as effective integrated system solutions. Since its inception, the Conference has attracted a steadily increasing attendance, now upwards of 1,500+ delegates.

The Trade Show provides an excellent opportunity for direct access to members of the health informatics community and has sold out early in all previous years. e-Health’s vision is to Celebrate, Grow & Inspire Bold Action in Canada’s Digital Health Community. Join us for the 2019 e-Health Conference happening in Toronto, Canada!

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12/06/2019 Toronto 5th Annual Pharma Symposium

Tuesday, June 11 - Wednesday, June 12, 2018

Location TBD

As PMPRB modernization and the shift towards affordability are finalized, manufacturers must be more agile than ever. The 5th Annual Pharma Symposium will provide a setting for strategic discussion among industry stakeholders about their expectations moving forward:

  • What will the impact of the PMPRB Guidelines Review?
  • How is the regulatory landscape shifting in pharma?
  • How can patient maintain access to the drugs they need?
  • What can Canada learn from international examples of access and reimbursement regimes?
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