Register now for our very first provincial conference on November 9th, 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. Confirmed keynote speakers include Dr. Vikki Entwistle and Dr. Charlotte Loppie.
Find out why this conference is important to patients, researchers, decision-makers and health care providers, our conference goals, and learning objectives.
The conference will be held at the Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Downtown (1128 West Hastings Street), Vancouver, from 8:00am-6:00pm. Registration is below.
Download our printable poster here.
For more information, please contact Sara Lima Branco.
There is no registration fee; however, you must register for this conference.
NOTE: In some locations, your on-site IT network can’t access our registration form. To register, please use your personal device on a different wi-fi network, email us or call us (236-521-2064) and we’ll be happy to complete your registration for you.
Conference Schedule and Biographies
View our conference schedule and presenter biographies here.
Patient-oriented researchers who will display their 4’x6′ posters on conference day are listed on our presenter webpage.
Note: our abstract deadline was September 15th, 2017.
Limited, capped travel support for patients from some regional centres is available. Patients interested in this support are encouraged to contact the following individuals:
Fraser Centre: Rableen Nagra
Interior Centre: Kim Barnes
Island Centre: Rebecca Barnes
Northern Centre: Rachael Wells
Vancouver Marriott Downtown | 1128 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 4R5
To book your room at the preferred conference rate, use this link: https://aws.passkey.com/e/49350864. If you are eligible, please use the Government Rate when booking accomodation.
Please note that we will be in a hotel space with varied climate-controlled temperatures, so be sure to layer your clothing appropriately to avoid discomfort.
Your Conference Planning Team
Putting Patients First: Partnerships for Better Health Research is planned in partnership with the BC SUPPORT Unit’s regional centres and Provincial Hub, patients, researchers, decision-makers and providers. Find out more about the full planning group here.