The program is subject to change.

Official Opening of Summit

8:00 - 8:30


8:30 - 10:00

Panel Discussion

10:30 - 12:00

Connected Physicians, Connected Patients

Panelists will explore how they’re leveraging technology to disrupt traditional healthcare delivery and support better health outcomes and share real-life examples  of how connectivity and innovation are leading to better care. Summit participants will also have the opportunity to share their perspectives on connectivity.

Panel Discussion

1:00 - 2:30

Connecting Systems of Care

For care to be effective, Canadians require care and support services that are integrated. Panelists will offer insights into the essential elements needed  to integrate services into a high functioning system of care, as well as the challenges and opportunities to spread new approaches. The panel will focus oncare for the elderly and mental health services for children and youth.

Panel Discussion

3:00 - 4:30

Doctors and patients as information specialists

Physicians and patients both have a role to play in ensuring that information is communicated effectively. Panelists will talk about their own experiences and highlight innovative approaches that foster effective information exchange.


4:30 - 5:15

Networking Reception

5:30 - 7:30

Panel Discussion

8:00 - 9:30

Canada’s Connections to the World

General Council Policy Discussion

10:00 - 12:00

Dialogue on Virtual Care in Canada

A discussion on the current state of virtual care in Canada, and the challenges it creates.

Panel Discussion

1:00 - 2:30

Politically Connected: Getting Health Back on the Agenda

With the federal election scheduled for the fall of 2019, what are the health issues that should be debated? Panelists will share their insights into the issues expected to dominate the lead up to, and during, the election campaign.

Closing Keynote

3:00 - 4:00