Putting Patients First 2018

PPF 2018

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. 

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

Click here to see the 2018 Program.

Speakers included:

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

Speaker Biographies

Read the biographies of speakers, patient partners, moderators and guests on our Biographies Page

Conference Posters

See our Conference Posters page for more information. 

Call for abstracts

The call for abstracts can be found on this webpage (also available in a PDF version). Please note that the deadline for submission has already passed.