2018 Conference Program


  1. 7:30 am        Registration opens – Continental Breakfast.  Sponsored by GOLD SPONSOR
  2. 8:30 am        Conference Opened by the Master of Ceremonies, BILL TIELEMAN
  3. 8:35 am        Opening Welcome & Keynote Address – MIKE McLOUGHLIN, Founding Director of Walk-In Clinics of B.C.
    Topic: “Walk-In Clinics: A Very Valuable Service.” 
  4. 9:00 am        Morning Keynote Address –  DR. THOM TYSON, President, Appletree Medical Group, and CEO, Canadian Health Systems Inc.
    Topic: “Succeeding at the Business of Walk-in Medicine" 
  5. 9:30 am        Discussion Panel: TBA. Moderator: BILL TIELEMAN
    Topic: “Walk-In Clinics as Medical Businesses - Challenges and Opportunities."
  6. * 10:10 am    Coffee Break and Exhibit Time. Get your Conference Passport stamped for great prizes! Sponsored by Bronze Sponsor 1
  7. 10:30 am     Featured Keynote Address -  Hamed Shahbazi, CEO, The WELL Company    
    Topic: “Walk-in Clinics as Small Businesses leveraging Digital Tech for Patient Care & Profitability” 
  8. 11:15 am     Discussion Panel: TBA. Moderator: BILL TIELEMAN
    Topic: “TBA” 
  9. 11:45 am     Exhibit Time. Get your Conference Passport stamped for great prizes! 
  10. 12:00 pm     Lunch. Sponsored by PLATINUM SPONSOR
  11. 12:30 pm     Luncheon Keynote Speaker –  THE HONORABLE UJJAL DOSANJH – Former BC Premier and Federal Minister of Health.
    Topic:  "The Role of Walk-in Clinics in the Renewal of Primary Care in Canada"
  12. 1:15 pm        Discussion Panel: TBA. Moderator: BILL TIELEMAN
    Topic: TBA
  13. 2:15 pm        Coffee Break and Exhibit Time. Get your Conference Passport stamped for great prizes! Sponsored by Bronze Sponsor 2
  14. 2:30 pm        Special Keynote Speaker - TBA
     Topic: "Primary Care, The Patient Medical Home & Walk-in Clinics"
  15. 3:00 pm        Discussion Panel: TBA. Moderator: BILL TIELEMAN
    Topic: "The Past, Present and Future of Walk-In Clinics in BC” 
  16. 3:30 pm        Closing Keynote Speaker – TBA.
    Topic: “Innovation that Builds a Better Healthcare System.”
  17. 3:50 pm        Conference Wrap-Up – MIKE McLOUGHLIN 
  18. 4:00 pm        Conference Conclusion - BILL TIELEMAN

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