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Meetings and Events

As member, attend the Centre for the Future of Health’s meetings to:

  • Stimulate your thinking in a different way and be part of a place where innovation can set the pace for the future;
  • Participate in an incubator for ideas that can be turned into actionable initiatives;
  • Build new relationships and network with peers from multiple sectors who will help you look outside yourself, your industry, and your country for ideas and solutions.

Next Meeting—Save the Date

Spring 2018 

  • March 26, 2018
  • MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario

The bi-annual mini-event will convene 35-50 National key stakeholders and experts to network, connect, and learn from one another. All have a vested interest in innovation and digital technologies within the health community.

Visit the website for weekly updates and the agenda. For more details, email Shannon Cripps


Past Meetings and Events

November 8–9, 2017

Theme: Transforming Health Care Through Digital Innovations
Location: The Conference Board of Canada, Ottawa, ON

April 25, 2017

Theme: Whole Health Innovation Collaborative Meeting: Applying Precision to Preventative Health and Personalized Medicine
Location: Old Mill Toronto, Toronto, ON

November 28–29, 2016

Theme: The Future of Home and Community Care: Innovation in Design, Delivery and Supports
Location: Downtown Toronto Marriott Eaton Centre Hotel–Adelaide Room, Toronto, ON

June 7–8, 2016

Theme: Funding Mechanisms to Promote the Development and Adoption of Innovative Health Practices and Technologies: Enhancing Health Outcomes
Location: Fairmont Château Laurier, Quebec Suite, Ottawa, ON

November 26–27, 2015

Theme: The Changing Nature of Health Care: Virtual Care, Digital Health and Telehealth
Location: MaRS Discovery District, Toronto, ON


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Centre Information

CFH brochure cover Download the CFH brochure (PDF)

Centre Co-Chairs

Neil Fraser
Neil Fraser
President, Medtronic Canada
and Regional Vice President, Medtronic Canada plc

Patrick Dicerni
Patrick Dicerni
Assistant Deputy Minister
Strategic Policy and Planning Division
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

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Contact Us

Shannon Cripps

613-526-3090x262
Network Manager, Health Economics and Policy
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Thy Dinh

613-526-3090x440
Director, Health Economics and Policy
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