Past Conferences – 2015 Agenda



Sunday April 26, 2015

Fellowship Programs, Welcome Reception & Pre-Registration

Welcome Reception and Pre-Registration – Fallsview Room (9th Floor)

CASPR Fellowship 101 Agenda

CASPR Fellowship 201 Agenda

6:00 pm               Pre-Registration Starts: Fallsview Room (Beside The Keg)

6:30 – 8:30 pm  Welcome Reception: Fallsview Room (Beside The Keg)

Monday April 27, 2015

Conference Day 1

Registration booth opens at 7:30 a.m. outside Salon A&B

7:00 am   Health walk with Kevin MacLeod – Meet in the Lobby

8:00 am   Breakfast at the Keg (9th Floor)

8:30 am    Welcome and Introductions of Conference (Co-Chairs Jill Cappa and Jill Croteau)

8:35 am     Welcome from Niagara Falls Mayor Jim Diodati

8:40 am    Keynote address (Kevin Smith, CEO Niagara Health System and St. Joseph’s Health System) “Physician Human Resource Planning and Potential Game Changers”

10:00 am   Health Break

10:15 am    “Unemployed Physicians in Canada:  Who are they and why is this happening?” (Carole Jacob, The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada)

11:00 am    Succession Planning in Hamilton Physicians (Jane Walker, Hamilton Physicians)

12:00 pm    Presentation from Simon Milestone and Dave Casimiro, NorthWest Healthcare Properties

12:10 pm    Lunch – The Keg, 9th Floor

1:00 pm     Navigating Immigration for Foreign Physicians: Options for Temporary Work Permits and Permanent Residence (Ravi Jain, BA, LL.B, C.S)

1:50 pm      Q & A (Marlene Young)

2:00 pm   Shifting employment Landscape for physicians and its policy implications (Dr. Sacha Bhati, Director of the Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV) at Women’s College Hospital)

3:00 pm    Health Break

3:15 pm     Speaker Panel (Yuet Ming, Co Chair, McMaster University , Pipeline Project Helen Su, Co-Chair Pipeline Project McMaster University, Donna Chistoff, Brock University)

4:15 pm    Closing Remarks

5:00 pm    Drinks in the Atrium with free drink tickets (optional)

6:00 pm   Bus Shuttle to the Greg Frewin Theatre

7:30 pm    Show Start Time Entertainment, Greg Frewin, Illusionist

9:00 pm    Bus Shuttle to the Embassy Suites Hotel

Tuesday April 28, 2015

Conference Day 2

7:00 am   Health walk with Kevin MacLeod – Meet in the Lobby

7:00 am   Breakfast at the Keg (9th Floor)

8:30 am    Presentation from John Baltazar and Jim Murray, Doximity

8:35 am    Social Etiquette and Networking Strategies (Dr. Albert Schumacher)

10:00 am   Health Break

10:15 am    Mental Health and Well Being – Effective Coping Strategies (Dr. Edgardo Perez, Regional Chief, Mental Health and Additions, Niagara Health System)

11:15 am    CASPR AGM

12:00 pm  Lunch – The Keg, 9th Floor

1:00 pm    Presentation from Brian Holt, Scotiabank

1:15 pm      Awards Presentation from Brian Holt, Scotiabank and Sheila MacLean, CASPR Chair

1:30 pm     Stakeholder Engagement and Value Proposition (Jonathan Bennett, Principal Laridae Communications Inc.)

3:00 pm    Conference Closing Remarks