Monday, May 14 – Professional Development Day

8:30 - 9:00 AM

Professional Day Registration

Conference Registration Desk

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Concurrent 1.1 (Morning Session)

Healthcare Procurement: What Makes it Special?

Sarah FriesenPresident, Friesen Concepts

Iris Ko, former Strategic Policy & Innovation Direction, Government of Ontario

Concurrent 1.2 (Morning Session)

Value Based Procurement – Understanding the Methodologies, Creating a CommonLanguage and Putting it into Operation for Supply Chain Reform

Pam Robertson, Managing Director, ACG Inc.

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch Break

1:00 - 4:00 PM
Concurrent 1.3 (Afternoon Session)

Procurement Rules and the Free Trade Agreement: What’s Different?  What’s New?

Daniel FabianoPartner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Concurrent 1.4 (Afternoon Session)

Big Data is a Big Part of the Solution: Helping to Identify and Address Supply Chain Problems in Healthcare

Robin LobbConsultant, Digital Health Program, Baycrest; Professor Big Data, Georgian College


4:00 - 4:30 PM

Certificate Pickup

Conference Registration Desk