2017 Keynote Address:
Canada's Genetic Non-Discrimination Act

We are excited and honoured to announce our 2017 Keynote Speaker, Retired Senator Honourable James S. Cowan, Q.C. Senator Cowan’s Bill S-201 to prohibit and prevent genetic discrimination, also known as the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, passed the Senate in April 2016 and the House of Commons in March 2017. It is now awaiting Royal Assent.

We are honored to have a tremendous lineup of healthcare pioneers to present their work once again this year.

NOTE:  This event has been submitted to UBC CPPD for review for CE credits.

Key Themes

  • Partnering with patients to create a clinical research environment

  • The impact of big data & genomics on patients, privacy, and practice

  • Legislation of innovation and how health care policy decisions are made

  • The business of healthcare, from startup to scale up

Highlights from last years inaugural event.


Video credit: Khare Communications, our 2016 Media Sponsor