BC Health Leaders Conference Oct. 11-13

Our friends at the Canadian College of Health Leaders are hosting the BC Health Leaders Conference in Victoria, BC that will be of interest to many of our members, as well as other individuals and organizations. BCCPA CEO Daniel Fontaine and president Karen Baillie will participate as plenary panelists.

The conference is happening October 11-13 downtown at the Fairmont Empress Hotel conference centre. Registration information including conference fees and accommodation are linked below.


  • Want to break out of your comfort zone and get more from your conference experience?
  • Don’t want to sit and listen passively? Need to pump up your team to achieve success?
  • Want to break out of old ways of thinking and gain new ideas and approaches that make you a more effective and efficient team leader?
    ……Then this conference is for you!

With world renowned expert keynote speakers, the following interactive plenary sessions, 12 concurrent sessions, coaching and social media labs, networking opportunities, exhibits, prize draws and some special celebrations and you’ve got a conference that will give you the tools to take your team to the next level and beyond!

Plenary One: The great generational shift in the workforce: Moving to a culture of highly-engaged leadership dialogue at every level.


Bruce Tulgan, a world class keynote speaker and management guru, will provide his keynote address and follow up with a highly interactive session that will lead you through step by step learning on how to apply dozens of immediate actionable takeaways for improving individual and team engagement, co-operation and collaboration through high-structure high-substance communication at every level.

Plenary TwoFrom Cautious Optimism to Connectedness – The Victoria Division of Family Practice and Island Health’s Collaboration for System Change.

Drs. Harrison, Spina, Veres and Victoria Power from the Victoria Division of Family Practice and Island Health will demonstrate how their relationship and their Transitions in Care collaboration has built communication systems to bridge acute and community care settings. A non-traditional collaborative leadership model has developed that emphasizes values of equality, shared needs and accountabilities, evidence-based action and mutual respect.

Plenary Three: Us vs them? What should acute and long-term care providers be doing to more effectively deliver team based seniors care?

Michael McMillan, Anita Dickson, Karen Baillie and Daniel Fontaine from Health Employers Association of BC, Licensed Practical Nurses Association of BC, Meno Place and BC Care Providers Association will present an expert panel to explore ways to better support the changes that are required to shift care more to the home and community. They will also highlight team leadership and particularly the importance of team based care as well as ways to better empower and engage front-line staff including care aides in taking greater leadership roles.

Hotel rooms are going fast so register and book your accommodation today!

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