Events listed here include forthcoming webinars and in-person training and conferences. Know of other events? Please share them with us.
Looking for webinar recordings? See our Resources page.
BC SUPPORT UNIT WEBINARS
The Unit presents free webinars geared to patients, health researchers, decision-makers and healthcare providers. Presentations include time for questions and are recorded.
BC Health Research Connection Project: Connecting patients to health research opportunities
Presenter: Stefanie Cheah, Project Manager
June 22, 2017 | 11:30am-12:30pm
Primary audience: health researchers, research program managers and coordinators. Others, such as patients, decision-makers and health care providers may be interested in this webinar.
BC SUPPORT Unit’s Provincial Data Plan
Presenter: Kimberlyn McGrail, PhD
DATE TBA | (Please note: This webinar has been postponed until further notice)
Primary audience: health researchers. Others, such as patients, decision-makers and health care providers may be interested in this webinar.
Five Days in May
May 2, 9, 10, 16, 24, 31, 2017 | various times
Presented by: Island Health
Five Days in May is Island Health’s flagship health research month, designed to educate, inform, inspire, and stimulate. Every year, we bring together researchers and students, patients and healthcare providers, decision-makers and members of the public to share ideas and spark innovation.
Registration is required for all events.
All events are offered free of charge and are open to everyone.
Some events will be of greater interest to researchers and care providers; the target audience for each event is outlined on the registration page.
Most events will take place in Victoria; all events are available via webinar.
Partners in Research (PiR) – free online course
Presented by: St. Michael’s Hospital
The Knowledge Translation Program at St. Michael’s Hospital will be offering an online course called
Partners in Research (PiR). This online course will consist of 4 live web-based sessions and is designed for patients, families/caregivers and healthcare researchers. The PiR course will focus on how patients, families, and researchers can work together to improve health research and health care.
IN-PERSON TRAINING, CONFERENCES and OTHER EVENTS
Canadian Association for Health Services and Policy Research (CAHSPR) Conference
May 24-26, 2017
Canadian College of Health Leaders: National Health Leadership Conference
Value-based healthcare: Embracing a patient and family-centered approach
June 12-13, 2017
Methods for Observational Studies: Planning the Analysis
Presented by: Centre for Clinical Epidemiology & Evaluation (C2E2) in partnership with BC SUPPORT Unit
Presenters: Lisa Kuramoto, MSc & Boris Sobolev, PhD
June 13, 2017 | 1:00-4:30pm (postponed from June 6)
Interested in this course being delivered by webinar in the fall? Contact us and we’ll add you to our waitlist.
PHC Knowledge Translation (KT) Community of Practice (can also be attended by webinar)
June 15, 2017
Big Data Down Under: Implications for Pharmaceutical Policy Research
June 20, 2017
Presented by Centre for Health Sciences and Policy Research (CHSPR)
In this presentation, Sallie Pearson will discuss Australia’s capacity to harness big data to examine the ever-changing prescription medicine marketplace, highlight the challenges in undertaking high quality pharmacoepidemiological research in Australia and share some case studies of research supporting local pharmaceutical policy decision making. Live webinar is also available.
KT Canada Scientific Meeting
June 15-16, 2017
Quebec City, QC
Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit Summer Institute
June 25-27, 2017
KT Canada Summer Institute
June 26-28, 2017