Putting Patients First is our annual conference designed to encourage learning and collaboration between patients interested in patient-oriented research (POR), health researchers, health care providers and health system decision makers.
2018 Conference Live
Click on the embedded videos below to view recordings of our PPF18 livestream.
Conference Slide Shows
Available PowerPoint slides will be downloaded below, as they become available.
- BC Data Scout conference presentation ( from breakout session 1A: New virtual platforms to support POR)
Pre-Conference Workshop - October 3, 2018
Our “Tools for Patient-Oriented Research” Pre-conference Workshop was held on October 3, 2018. Find out more here.
Conference Schedule 2018
Bernadette M. Pauly RN, Ph.D
University of Victoria
Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Scientist, Canadian Institute for Substance Use Research (CISUR)
Island Health Scholar in Residence
Simon Denegri: 'Challenging cultures, changing systems - the UK's journey in public involvement in health research'
National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
National Director for Patients and the Public in Research
Read the biographies of speakers, patient partners, moderators and guests on our Biographies Page.
See our Conference Posters page for more information.