Blog Posts tagged 'Conference'

Quality Forum 2019

The Quality Forum is a great opportunity to learn new skills and strategies, discuss opportunities and challenges, and network with others interested in improving health care in British Columbia. Participants include physicians, nurses, pharmacists, allied health professionals, patients and students. They work in academic, quality improvement, administrative and senior executive roles. In total, nearly 1,000 people […]

Watch Patient Engagement Presentations from Quality Forum 2019 Live Online!

Quality Forum 2019 is just around the corner! As part of the Forum’s accreditation as a Patients Included conference, the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council will be broadcasting Health Talks, the Quality Awards ceremony, breakout sessions and plenary presentations live as they happen. This year, the Council has made it even easier to tune in to the sessions: […]

Fraser Health Patient Experience Conference

The 5th annual Fraser Health Patient Experience Conference promises to be even bigger and better than last year!  With space for 900 attendees over three days, staff, physicians, patients, families and executive members will be excited to see what is planned in regards to our line up of ground-breaking and engaging keynote speakers; up to 40 oral and […]

Patient Partner Perspective: 7 Key Patient Engagement Tips from the IAP2 Conference

The International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) recently held their North American conference in Victoria and PVN sponsored three patient partners to attend this great learning opportunity. If you’re unfamiliar with IAP2, this is the organization that created the public engagement spectrum tool that PVN uses for our engagement opportunities. The conference welcomed nearly 400 […]

The Challenges of Managing a Network: Patient Partner and Engagement Leader Perspectives

Patient Partner Charles Lee and Engagement Leader Jami Brown recently attended the 2018 Networks Leadership Symposium in Vancouver, BC. This year, the symposium was themed “Networks as Balancing Acts: Managing Inherent Tensions?”. The purpose of this event was to encourage participants to explore a range of network tensions and the challenges involved in trying to […]

The System Awakens: Building Learning Healthcare Systems in Canada

For three decades, UBC’s Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR)’s annual conference has provided a platform for thought-provoking dialogues on emerging research in the health services and policy domain. In 2018, the conference will address the question of how British Columbia can become a learning health care system. In a learning health care system, every patient interaction is treated as a learning activity, and the ethos of the system overall is improvement.

Quality Forum 2018

The Quality Forum is an annual conference hosted by the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council that unites British Columbia’s health care community. It features presentations and interactive workshops on a variety of topics related to improving quality across the continuum of care. The Forum is a great opportunity to learn new skills and strategies, discuss opportunities and challenges, and network with others interested in improving health care in British Columbia.

Health Talks 2018

Health Talks is an annual evening event, part of the Quality Forum. It’s a perfect activity for anyone seeking an inspirational end to their day. The event starts with a ceremony to recognize the winners of the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council’s annual Quality Awards. Then, eight engaging and passionate speakers will answer our question: What are your hopes for health care?

Champions of Change

Through a series of presentations, posters and inspiring speakers, this interactive day will showcase strategies and leading practices for sustainable change. Physicians and other health care providers will have the opportunity to engage in lively dialogue around successful and emerging initiatives for patient care and collaborative approaches.

Mental Health & Wellness Summit 2018

The First Nations Health Authority (FNHA) invites representatives from BC First Nation communities and partners working in or leading in the area of mental health and wellness to join the Mental Health & Wellness Summit, a two-day event taking place February 7-8, 2018 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver. The summit and its event themes are driven by […]

BC Summit on Surgical Improvement


The Joint Clinical Committees and the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council invite you to participate at the upcoming Summit on Surgical Improvement: Advancing Pre-Surgical Optimization and Enhanced Recovery.

2017 Infoway Partnership Conference: Connecting for Digital Health

The 2017 Infoway Partnership Conference is an annual event designed to engage health care providers with Canadians in knowledge exchange, debate and discussion through a showcase of digital health thought leadership and best practices. Infoway is offering patient scholarships for patients, family members and caregivers who are passionate about shaping health care in Canada.

Putting Patients First: Partnerships for Better Health Research

BC SUPPORT Unit is hosting its very first provincial conference! Putting Patients First: Partnerships for Better Health Research is designed to encourage learning and collaboration of patients interested in patient-oriented research, health researchers, health care providers and health care decision-makers.

BC SUPPORT Unit Provincial Conference

Register now for BC SUPPORT Unit’s very first provincial conference on Thursday, November 9, 2017!

Putting Patients First: Partnerships for Better Health Research is designed to encourage learning and collaboration between patients interested in patient-oriented research (POR), health researchers, health care providers and health care decision makers.

41st Annual Northern Doctor’s Day

Patient Voices Network will have information and resources about patient engagement support and services as part of Northern Doctor’s Day 2017! Come learn how PVN can help you engage patients in your own work.

ROAR 2017: Managing Arthritis and You

With rapid changes in access to health care information and health technologies, managing your chronic disease is becoming more collaborative and patient-centred. The Reaching Out with Arthritis Research (ROAR) public forum features a group of researchers from Arthritis Research Canada who are at the forefront of these changes. Updates on current research will be presented in a relaxed and informative series of talks for people with arthritis and those who care for them.

Provincial Pediatric Pain Management Symposium

Join BC Children’s Hospital Department of Psychology, UBC’s Department of Pediatrics and Anesthesia, Pain BC and the Arthritis Society for an educational event focused on best practice pediatric pain management. Using lectures and case-based breakout sessions and discussions, the symposium will provide holistic and multidisciplinary perspectives on the management of children’s complex/chronic pain, and on the […]

Cassie & Friends Family Day

Cassie & Friends’ ninth annual Family Day conference is a fun and informative event for families living with Juvenile Arthritis and other rheumatic conditions. It provides a wonderful opportunity for families from around the province to connect and create relationships, and The Arthritis Society is happy to provide travel bursaries to help families from outside the Lower Mainland attend.

Regional Diabetes Conference for Northern BC

A Regional Symposium for & by people living with Insulin-Dependent Diabetes in northern BC.

A day of inspiration, education and skills development for people living with Type 1 Diabetes, their caregivers and their healthcare teams.