Community Health Centres: Agents of Care, Agents of Change
September 16-18, 2015  |  Ottawa   #ACAC2015

Program at a Glance

Wednesday, September 16

TIME LOCATION SESSION
10:00 – 14:00 Room 211 Pre-conference Session: Provincial CHC Associations
14:00 – 18:00 Conference Centre Atrium AGM and Conference Registration
17:00 – 18:30 Ballroom 106 CACHC 2015 AGM
18:30 – 19:00 Room 106H CACHC Board of Directors Meeting
19:00 – 22:00 Exhibitors Space Conference Welcome Reception

Thursday, September 17

TIME LOCATION SESSION
07:30 – 12:00 Conference Centre Atrium Conference Registration
07:30 – 8:30 Ballroom 106 Breakfast
07:30 – 17:00 Ballroom 106 Exhibitor Booths
08:30 – 08:50 Ballroom 106 Conference Welcome
08:50 – 09:50 Ballroom 106 Opening Keynote: André Picard (Health Columnist – The Globe & Mail)
09:50 – 10:10 Exhibitors Space Refreshment Break
10:10 – 10:30 Ballroom 106 Agent of Change Award Presentation: Medicine Hat (Alberta) Plan to End Homelessness
10:30 – 12:00 Ballroom 106 Plenary 1: Improving the Federal Role in Health and Healthcare
12:00 – 13:00 Ballroom 106 Lunch
12:00 – 13:00 Theatre Hall 110 Press Conference: Bridging the Gap – Connecting Municipal and Federal Leadership
12:40 – 13:00 Ballroom 106 Agent of Change Award Presentation: Toronto Public Health
13:00 – 14:30 Ballroom 106 Plenary 2: Francophone Health in Focus
14:45 – 16:15 Room TBD 1A – Workshop: Trauma-informed care: An innovative CHC / public health partnership
14:45 – 16:15 Room TBD 1B – Workshop: Making data work – untangling input / output / reporting
14:45 – 16:15 Room TBD 1C – Workshop: Implementing/expanding research at your health centre
14:45 – 16:15 Room TBD 1D – Workshop: Fundamentals of fundraising – lessons for health centres
14:45 – 16:15 Room TBD 1E – Networking Session: Expanding access to Aboriginal CHCs across Canada
14:45 – 16:15 Room TBD 1F – Networking Session: Expanding access to French-language CHCs across Canada
16:15 – 17:45 Off-site Local Community Health Centre Tours: Sandy Hill CHC and Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health
17:30 – 18:30 Ballroom 106 Cocktail Reception
18:30 – 20:30 Ballroom 106 Dinner and Entertainment
19:30 – 19:45 Ballroom 106 Agent of Change Award Presentation: Kingston Community Health Centres

Friday, September 18

TIME LOCATION SESSION
08:00 – 10:00 Conference Centre Atrium Conference Registration
07:30 – 08:30 Ballroom 106 Breakfast
08:00 – 13:00 Ballroom 106 Exhibitor Booths
08:30 – 10:00 Ballroom 106 Plenary 3: Triple Aim in Healthcare: Strategic Role of CHCs
10:00 – 10:20 Exhibitors Space Refreshment Break
10:20 – 12:00 Ballroom 106 Plenary 4: Advancing Canada's CHCs Through Global Learning
12:00 – 13:00 Ballroom 106 Lunch
12:40 – 13:00 Ballroom 106 Agent of Change Award Presentation: Canadian Doctors for Refugee Care
13:00 – 14:30 Room TBD 2A – Workshop: Democratic Engagement in Action
13:00 – 14:30 Room TBD 2B – Workshop: Providing Transitional Support to Vulnerable Calgarians: The CUPS Coordinated Care Team
13:00 – 14:30 Room TBD 2C – Workshop: Implementing/expanding research at your health centre
13:00 – 14:30 Room TBD 2D – Workshop: Building stronger teams at your health centre
13:00 – 14:30 Room TBD 2E – Workshop: Canadian Index of Wellbeing – Applications for community health
13:00 – 14:30 Room TBD 2F – Workshop: mumsDU – Saving the Lives of Drug Users
14:30 – 14:45 Exhibitors Space Refreshment Break
14:45 – 16:00 Ballroom 106 Closing Plenary: Building the Global CHCs Movement Together

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