Join us for a virtual discussion focused on the future of public health in our digital world.

The 2023 Winter Workshop offers an afternoon of interaction for public sector digital health professionals from across Canada, and will take place virtually on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Time. The afternoon will be separated into three breakout working sessions, each preceded by a catalyst conversation with subject matter experts, including:

  • Data privacy: public health, data, and surveillancepresentation and discussion with Alies Maybee, Patient Advisory Network
  • Digital literacypresentation and discussion with Morenike Akinyemi, Canada Health Infoway and Camas Winsor, Accenture
  • Public health policy shifts and opportunities enabled by digital and datapresentation and discussion with Christine Sham, Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Public sector representatives are invited to gather at the Winter Workshop for this important discussion. A limited number of tickets will be available for private sector representatives. Contact for more information.

Make the most of your virtual event experience: download our guide to using Remo, the Winter Workshop virtual event platform.


An annual workshop with clear goals

The Winter Workshop offers an afternoon of interaction for public sector digital health professionals, with active goal-oriented breakout working sessions preceded by a hot topic conversation with subject matter experts and health leaders. Public sector leaders from across the country are invited to gather at the Winter Workshop to lay the groundwork for a national discussion on topics that matter to Canadian health.

Past workshops

2022 Winter Workshop: Automation in Healthcare

Topics and speakers at the inaugural 2022 Winter Workshop included:

  • The Power of AI in Healthcare with David Wiljer, Executive Director, Education, Technology, and Innovation, University Health Network and Caitlin Gillan, Instructional Lead, Digital Health and Data Analytics, The Michener Institute of Education at UHN
  • Artificial Intelligence – Chatbots with Stephanie LeBlanc, One Person One Experience Technical Manager, Nova Scotia Health and Sree Roy, Clinical Informatics Lead, Physician Support, Nova Scotia Health
  • Innovation in Automation with Anna Twomey, Director, Blue Prism Healthcare Advisory; Jesse Tutt, Program Director, IT Analytics, AI, and Automation, Alberta Health Services; Melissa Tamblyn, Account Delivery Executive, Microsoft; Dr. Yan Chow, Global Healthcare Industry Leader, Automation Anywhere
  • Outcome: Report on Automation in Healthcare