7:30 am Registration opens – Continental Breakfast. Sponsored by GOLD SPONSOR
8:30 am Conference Opened by the Master of Ceremonies, BILL TIELEMAN
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.”
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 - The Appletree Story."
* 10:10 am Coffee Break and Exhibit Time. Get your Conference Passport stamped for great prizes! Sponsored by Bronze Sponsor 1
10:30 am Featured Keynote Address - Hamed Shahbazi, CEO, The WELL Health Technology Inc. Topic: “Walk-in Clinics as Small Businesses leveraging Digital Tech for Patient Care & Profitability”
11:15 am PANEL DISCUSSION – Moderator: Bill Tieleman
Topic: “Digital Tech and Walk-in Clinics” Panelists: Hamed Shahbazi, Blake Adam, Matthew Mazzuca
11:45 am Exhibit Time.Get your Conference Passport stamped for great prizes!
12:00 pm Lunch. Sponsored by PLATINUM SPONSOR
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"
1:15 pm - COBUS KRIEK, Lawyer & Physician Immigration Consultant - Successful Third Party recruitment of Doctors to Canada.
1:45pm PANEL DISCUSSION – Moderator: Bill Tieleman
Topic: “Physician recruitment for Walk-in clinics”
Panelists: Yvonne McLeod, Dr. Jacques West, Dr. Thom Tyson.
2:15 pm Coffee Break and Exhibit Time. Get your Conference Passport stamped for great prizes! Sponsored by Bronze Sponsor 2
2:30 pm Special Keynote Speaker - Dr. CAROLINE WANG, Richmond Family Doctor Topic: "In defense of Fee for Service to deliver the best Primary Care in BC"
3:30 pm Closing Keynote Speaker – Mike McLoughlin, Director, Walk-in Clinics of BC Association. Topic: “Innovation that Builds a Better Healthcare System.”