Events

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

01/06/2022 Virtual Event Engage with Impact Toolkit Workshop: Selecting your evaluation measures (Module 3)

Wednesday, June 1, 2022

This is a virtual event.

The Engage with Impact Toolkit (www.evaluateengagement.ca) supports health system organizations to evaluate patient engagement with a focus on measuring impact. The Toolkit includes 5 modules which walk users through assessing evaluation readiness, developing an evaluation plan, selecting evaluation measures from a comprehensive database of impact categories and sample questions, creating evaluation tools and sharing results. To support OHTs and others to implement the Toolkit, the Public and Patient Engagement Collaborative is hosting 3 interactive workshops. This is the third of the three workshops. This will focus on module 3, the Selecting module. Participants will gain an in-depth understanding of the content in this module. To prepare for this workshop, participants are encouraged to review the module content beforehand and consider its applicability within their OHT. If participants did not attend the workshops on modules 1 and 2, they should review these modules on the website and complete the worksheets prior to attending this workshop.

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08/06/2022 Virtual Event Webinar Wednesday – Security & Privacy with Google Cloud for Healthcare

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

This event is virtual.

In this session you’ll learn how Google Cloud provides a secure platform along with a visibility for shared Privacy & Security accountability that delivers transparency and enables data sovereignty. It is a foundation that you can verify and independently control.  You will also hear from iSecurity and MD+A Health Solutions, experts in conducting privacy & security assessments, developing information security & privacy programs, and implementing security solutions for healthcare organizations. This security expertise is augmented by experience in the public sector domain such as defense and advanced cybersecurity threat initiatives.

Presented by:

Mohamed Nofal is a Lead Google Cloud customer engineer for Healthcare within the Canadian Public Sector.  He has the opportunity to work with Healthcare Providers, Research Institutes and Government at Google Cloud focusing on Health Informatics & Health Services.  Prior to Google, he has had the opportunity to work across both sides of the Atlantic Ocean for VMware and later transitioned to architecting solutions for Canadian Financial Services at Amazon Web Services.  At Google Cloud, Mohamed navigates customers through a data-powered innovation transformation journey.

Bernardo Santos Wernesback leads the Cloud Practice at iSecurity where he and his team have been supporting customers to adopt the cloud, providing advisory services, design, architectural reviews, and security assessments. Bernardo has experience in financial services, retail, startups, government, and healthcare customers.

Blair Witzel, Senior Consultant and Lead Privacy Advisor at MD+A Health Solutions is a leading expert in health information privacy with over 15 years of experience conducting privacy impact assessments and providing privacy consulting services to healthcare organizations in Canada and the Caribbean region.

Blair’s passion for privacy has led him to become a significant contributor to several privacy initiatives including his role in the development of Canada’s 2012 Health Privacy and Security Guidelines from Digital Health Canada, previous membership in Canadian Privacy Advisory Board and senior advisory roles with key provincial initiatives including Connecting Ontario where he was a member of the Privacy Working Group and responsible for developing core components of the provincial EHR privacy program in his work with ConnectingGTA.

John Cousens is the Managing Director of Public Sector, Canada with Google. John is a Cloud industry veteran with experience in two cloud computing start-ups. He has over 20 years of senior management experience, with previous technology leaders. John has a passion for innovation, customers and hockey; all powered by an entrepreneurial heart.

John, is an Executive in Residence with CATA and sits on the CATA National Advisory Leadership Council.

A native of the Ottawa valley, John is married to an amazing wife with two children that inspire him daily.

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13/06/2022 Virtual Event The Digital Transformation of Nursing Practice

Monday, June 13, - Thursday, June 16 2022

This event is virtual.

This year’s virtual conference theme celebrates nurses’ leadership and contributions to the many incredible advancements and innovative solutions that enabled optimal digitized care and quality nursing practice and education across Canada. Please join us in bringing together Canada’s nursing informatics community to learn and network, as we continue to transform nursing practice in a post-pandemic era and a digitized healthcare environment.
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14/06/2022 Miami, Florida MedTech Trade Mission to Florida

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The World Trade Centre Toronto is organizing a MedTech trade mission to Florida in partnership with Enterprise Florida and the U.S. Commercial Service.

The World Trade Centre Toronto in partnership with Enterprise Florida and the U.S. Commercial Service is organizing a MedTech trade mission to the Florida International Medical expo, the leading event in the medical device and equipment sector in the Americas.

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16/06/2022 Toronto, Canada ICHMH 2022: 16. International Conference on Healthcare and Mental Health

June 16-17, 2022

The International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations. With its high quality, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

International Conference on Healthcare and Mental Health aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Healthcare and Mental Health. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Healthcare and Mental Health.

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22/06/2022 Virtual Home & Community Care Conference

Wednesday, June 22, 2022 - Thursday, June 23, 2022

This is an online event.

The landscape of home and community care has been viewed through a much different lens in the last year, with the impacts of COVID-19 showing us vulnerable regions and which areas need more focus. Health care professionals have seen an increase in inequality and how social determinates affect health care.

This conference will examine resources that allow home and community care to thrive. We will discuss new ways in which communities take care of each other, how we keep acute care in hospitals, and what support is needed and necessary for those changes to be sustainable.

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22/06/2022 Saskatoon Canadian Society of Nutrition Management 2022 Conference and AGM

Wednesday, June 22 to Friday, June 24, 2022

This event takes place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

This is a three-day in person conference provided by the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management. Learn about the activities of the CSNM Board of Directors at their Annual General Meeting (AGM) and take the opportunity to connect with and support their Industry Partners. Join CSNM for 2.5 days of stellar programming, re-connecting with old colleagues and meeting new ones, and meeting with their vendors and corporate members.

There will be many events and activities to attend including Santis’ session: A Spoonful of Storytelling – How to Create the Perfect GR Recipe. This session will cover the key ingredients to a successful government relations (GR) plan and explain how telling a powerful story is a critical element in building public support for your policy asks. Tips will be provided on how to create the most compelling narrative and how to share that narrative in the most effective way. Just like with food – getting the timing and content right matters.

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22/06/2022 Virtual Event Webinar Wednesday – Support is just a click away – and now also in the app stores

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

This event is virtual.

In April 2020, the Government of Canada launched Wellness Together Canada (WTC), a virtual portal that offers free and confidential mental health and substance use support to Canadians. In addition, on January 14, 2022, PocketWell, a companion app to the WTC online portal, was launched to provide another way to help Canadians assess and track aspects of their mental well-being, and connects seamlessly to all the resources offered by the WTC portal.

This webinar will discuss the WTC portal’s evolution and breadth of mental health and substance use resources including the recently launched PocketWell app.

Presented by Stepped Care Solutions:

Missy Scherkenbach, Director of Product and Service Development, comes to the Wellness Together Canada project with a background in mental health technology, and currently supports the WTC project.

Maggie Inrig, Manager of Implementation, is a social worker with experience in clinical, leadership and system change in the field of child, youth and adult mental health. She brings expertise in implementation science and collaborative working models.

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19/07/2022 Virtual Event International Conference on Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Management ICNIHM

Tuesday,July 22, 2022

This event is virtual.

The International Research Conference Aims and Objectives

The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations. With its high quality, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.

International Conference on Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Management aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Management. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Management.

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12/10/2022 Virtual Event Canada’s Medtech Conference – October

Wednesday, October 12 - Thursday, October 13, 2022

This is an online event.

Canada’s Medtech Conference presented by Medtech Canada will be virtual in 2022.  Canada’s Medtech Conference is the preeminent information exchange and educational forum for the medical technology industry.  Attendees will hear from and engage with high-profile health system leaders, government and network with colleagues.  Previous conferences have hosted dignitaries such as Ministers of Health, Hospital CEOs and other influential thought leaders.

Dates:  

  • October 12 & 13, 2022

What to expect from the Virtual Conference

Your time is valuable!  Medtech Canada’s Conference Planning Committee is working hard to ensure the most important aspects of the in-person conference that you have come to expect are offered virtually. Below are just some of the features of Canada’s Virtual Medtech Conference:

  • Connect with colleagues – the most memorable moments from Canada’s Medtech Conference in past years has been spending time with each other, connecting with people we haven’t seen in a while. Although meeting virtually will never replace an in-person connection, there will be many ways to link up during the virtual Medtech Conference.
     
  • Flexibility – It can be difficult to set aside hours for a virtual event, that’s why Medtech Canada is offering all conference sessions On-Demand. There will be a lot of opportunities to interact with speakers and colleagues during the live virtual sessions; but if you can’t make it – don’t worry! Sessions can be viewed at a time that fits best with your schedule (Note: Recorded sessions will be available to watch after the live virtual session).
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03/11/2022 Virtual Event The Hospital of the Future Virtual Briefing

Thursday, November 3, 2022

This event is virtual.

The hospital of the future is more than just a building with beds, offices and labs. Instead, hospitals will become technology-driven hubs for comprehensive care. Modern Healthcare’s Hospital of the Future Virtual Briefing convenes leading healthcare executives to discuss how providers are advancing their workforces, processes and technologies for the next generation of care. We’ll explore major changes that are taking place as patient conditions become more complex and care increasingly shifts to home and community settings.
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16/11/2022 Virtual Cyber Security in Health Care

November 16, 2022 - November 17, 2022

Join us for this exclusive conference dedicated to lowering cyber risk within the health care industry!

You will hear from health care leaders about their experiences mitigating and combating against cyber attacks.

Industry experts will share their insights into minimizing the risk of attacks and steps to take once an attack has occurred.

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07/12/2022 TBD Communications In Health Care Settings

Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Spark Conferences is pleased to present the annual Communications in Health Care conference designed for the health care sector’s communication, public relations, and marketing professionals.

This event focuses on bringing together communication professionals working in the health care industry in Canada. It is a unique setting, allowing all attendees involved in different aspects of communications (digital media, social media, corporate communications, community engagement, public relations, patient relations, and other areas) to facilitate important connections and expand their knowledge base together.

We are proud to announce that the Communications in Health Care Summit is Patients Included. This means that we are committed to incorporating the experience of patients “while ensuring that they are neither excluded nor exploited.” For more information on Patients Included, please visit the website.

Sessions at a Glance
  • Health Communications During Covid-19: Best Practices From Around The World
  • Strategic Communication Solutions for Rural, Remote, or Digitally Challenged Patients
  • Developing Inclusionary Communications Approaches to Gender Diversity
  • Networking & Success and Strategy Information Sharing Session
  • Online Collaboration Tools to Heighten Learning Engagement for Health Care Providers
  • Internal Communication and Team Building: Strategies and Lessons Learned During Covid
  • How to Ensure Patients Understand How and Where to Access Services
  • Strategies and Solutions for Effective Social Media Communications
  • Case Study: Developing and Initiating a Mental Health Awareness Campaign During Covid-19
  • Crisis Communication Tools and Strategies
  • Case Study: Ornge #opremoteimmunity Communications Lessons Learned From A Large-Scaled Multi-Agency Coordinated Operation
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