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BC Health Coalition 2017 Conference Schedule

Friday, October 27

11:00am-Noon

Registration (Theatre) & Lunch  (Adult Lounge)

Noon-1:00pm


Keynote

 

Welcome & Opening Eugene Harry, Xi quelum - Squamish Nation

 

Empowering Indigenous women + families in health services and healing
Jenny Morgan (BC Children's and Women's hospitals) and Elder Roberta Price (Elder and educator)

Theatre

1:15-2:30pm


Workshops

Pharmacare: The case for a national drug plan and how we can organize to win it
Dr. Steven Morgan (UBC) and Harjap Grewal (Council of Canadians)

Board Room (2nd floor)

Organizing for access to services for all regardless of immigration status or documentation
Byron Cruz (Sanctuary Health)

Adult Lounge

The Time is Now: A Poverty Reduction Plan for BC
Trish Garner (BC Poverty Reduction Coalition)

Arts and Crafts Room

How to promote quality of care in residential care facilities
Kim Slater (Vancouver Island Association of Family Councils) and Lou Black (Hospital Employees Union)

Seniors Lounge

2:30-3:00pm

Break

3:00-4:30pm

Panel: Revolutionizing rural and urban access to primary health care in B.C.: moving toward patient-centred, team-based care rooted in the communities it serves
Moderator: Marcy Cohen

Dr. Margaret McGregor (Director, UBC Dept. of Family Practice, Community Geriatrics), Colleen Fuller (REACH Community Health Centre), Ed Staples (Support Our Health Care Princeton), Anita Shen 

Theatre

4:30-6:00pm

Social Event

Theatre Lobby

Saturday, October 28

8:30-9:00am

Refreshments

Wosk Auditorium

9:00-9:45am

Keynote: Chief Robert Chamberlin, Vice-President of the Union of BC Indian Chiefs

Wosk Auditorium

10:00-11:15am

Workshops

Health care: The Price is Right
Telka Pesklevits and Anita Shen (Check Your Head)

Seniors Lounge

Starting & Strengthening Your Local Health Coalition
Nat Lowe & Adam Lynes-Ford (BC Health Coalition)

Room 102

The Power of Storytelling 
Tovah Paglaro

Adult Lounge

Community Consultation - Building on Strengths, Acting on Challenges
Ed Staples and Nienke Klaver (Support Our Health Care Society of Princeton)

L'Chaim Room

11:15-11:45am

Break

11:45-1:00am

Workshops

We’re in this together: Working toward culturally appropriate care for all seniors
Arun Mehta & Mohinder Grewal (Metro Vancouver Cross Cultural Seniors Network), Sherry Ogasawara (BC Government and Services Employees Union)

Seniors Lounge

Building Opposition to Private Seniors Care: A Case Study
Ian McLatchie and Wendy Hunt (Protect Public Health Care - Sunshine Coast)

L'Chaim Room

Case study in community-centred care: Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre
Fin Gareau (Catherine White Holman Wellness Centre)

Adult Lounge

Social media superstar! Facebook and Twitter for the average health organizer
Nat Lowe (BC Health Coalition)

Room 102

1:00-2:00pm

Strategizing lunch

Wosk Auditorium

2:00-3:30pm

Remarks: Hon. Adrian Dix, B.C. Minister of Health

BC Health Coalition AGM

Wosk Auditorium