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, Professor, Georgian College

Concurrent 1.2 (Morning Session)

Value Based Procurement – Understanding the Methodologies, Creating a Common Language 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, e-Commerce, Baycrest Health Sciences; Professor Big Data, Georgian College

 

4:00 - 4:30 PM

Certificate Pickup

Conference Registration Desk

 

 

Tuesday, May 15 – HSCN Annual Conference Day 1

7:30 AM

Conference Exhibit Floor Opens

7:30 - 8:15 AM

 

Registration, Exhibits, Networking & Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by the Stevens Company

8:15 - 8:30 AM

HSCN Conference 2018: Opening Remarks

Susan Smith, General Manager, HSCN

8:30 - 8:45 AM

HSCN2018 Mobi App and Gamification Demo

Mobi App Sponsored by CMEPP; Gamification Sponsored by Becton Dickinson

8:45 - 9:45 AM

Key Note Speaker

Louise WendlingFormer President and CEO, Costco Canada

Sponsored & Introduced by HealthPRO


9:45 - 9:55 AM

Transition to Concurrent Sessions

9:55 - 10:40 AM

Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Session 2.1

The North Island Hospital Project: Opening Two New Hospitals in a Centralized BC Distribution Model 

Grant Hunt, Provincial Director, Warehouse & Logistics, BCCSS

Andrea BoardmanCorporate Director for Logistics & Operations, Island Health

Concurrent Session 2.2

Strategic Management in Healthcare Procurement and Supply Chain: Lessons Learned from Global Case Studies 

Michelle GronningPartner, Canadian Procurement and Supply Chain Leader, PwC 

Safina AllidinaSenior Associate, Consulting & DealsPwC             

Concurrent Session 2.3  

Ransomware on the Rise: How to Protect Yourself from a Healthcare Supply Chain Disruption

Paul A. Sullivan, Brokerage Manager, HIROC

Concurrent Session 2.4

Innovative Partnerships – A Case Study Examining the Intersection of Innovation and Procurement

Renée McIntyreDirector of Supply Chain, TransForm SSO

Melissa Sharpe-HarriganManager, Innovation and Change Management, TransForm SSO

10:40 - 11:05 AM 

Coffee Break and Networking with Your Supplier Exhibitors

Sponsored by The Stevens Company

11:05 - 12:00 PM

Pan-Canadian Perspective on Innovation Procurement in Healthcare

Dr. Tania Massa, Director, Innovation Procurement (Panel Moderator), Ontario Centres of Excellence

Panelists:

Sharon Baker, Executive Lead Enterprise Projects, OTN 

Jean-Guy Côté, Associate Director, Institute du Québec

Eric de Maat, Associate PartnerAdvisory Services, EY Canada

Dale Yakutchik, Provincial Affairs Manager, Abbvie Pharmaceuticals & Research

 
12:00 - 12:30 PM

HSCN AGM

Don Cummer and  Zach Pocklington Presiding    

12:15 - 1:20 PM

Lunch Break & Networking with Your Supplier Exhibitors

Sponsored by Stryker

1:20 - 2:15 PM

Enabling Successful Business Process Change: Alberta’s Journey with Interoperability of CIS, Data Standards and ERP 

Jitendra Prasad, Chief Program Officer – Contracting, Procurement & Supply Management, Alberta Health Services        
Brian Lewis, President and CEO, MEDEC                 

Sponsored by Hill-Rom

2:15 - 3:00 PM

Using Artificial Intelligence to Create Supply Chain Optimization in Healthcare

Gary Melling, President, Acquired Insights Inc        

3:00 - 3:30 PM

Coffee Break and Networking with Your Supplier Exhibitors

Sponsored by The Stevens Company

3:30 - 4:15  PM

A Conversation with Pat Mandy

Pat Mandy, CM and Susan Smith, General Manager, HSCN

4:15 - 5:15 PM

IGNITE Session - Disruptive Innovation in an Evolving Healthcare System

Various Speakers

Sponsored by Cardinal Health

        
5:15 - 5:30 PM

Supply Chain Organization of the Year Award - BC Clinical and Support Services

Don CummerCo-chair, HSCN

Zach PocklingtonCo-chair, HSCN

Tuesday Delegate Draw

Sponsored by Vernacare

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Networking Reception - Networking with your Colleagues and Supplier Exhibitors

Sponsored by Medline

 

 

 

Wednesday, May 16 – HSCN Annual Conference Day 2

7:30 AM

Conference Exhibit Floor Opens

7:30 - 8:20 AM

Registration, Exhibits, Networking & Continental Breakfast 

 

8:20 - 9:45 AM

Welcome and Keyonte Speaker

Four Conversations for Success

Stuart KnightEntrepreneur, Speaker, Author

Sponsored and Introduced by Mohawk Medbuy 

 

9:45 - 9:55 AM

Transition to Concurrent Sessions
9:55 - 10:40 AM
Concurrent Sessions

Concurrent Session 3.1  

Ransomware on the Rise: How to Protect Yourself from a Healthcare Supply Chain Disruption

Paul A. SullivanBrokerage Manager, HIROC

 

Concurrent Session 3.2  

Transforming the Supply Chain through Vendor Dialogue

Christine DonaldsonVP Pharmacy Service, HealthPRO

Panelists:

Marvin Butler, Regional Manager, Pharmacy Services,  Eastern Health, NL 

Allison Wills, Partner/Consultant, 20Sense                

 
Concurrent Session 3.3 

Innovation Procurement Toolkit Expansion

Sarah FriesenProject Manager, HSCN 

 
Concurrent Session 3.4  

Enhancing Patient Care – a Surgical Journey in Supply Chain Cost, Quality and Outcome

Wendy WatsonOR Supply Chain Manager, University Health Network 

 
10:40 - 11:05 AM

Coffee Break and Networking with Your Supplier Exhibitors

 
11:05 AM - 11:45 PM

Health Sector Payment Transparency Act: Walking on Sunshine?

Christelle GedeonPartner, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

 
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM Innovative Solutions to Front Line Disaster Relief

Rahul SinghFounder, Global Medic

 
12:30 - 1:15 PM

Lunch Break & Networking with Your Supplier Exhibitors 

 
1:15 - 2:15 PM

Cross Canada Provider Check-In

Don CummerCo-chair (Interim), HSCN - Moderator

Tony DiEmanuelePresident & CEO, Mohawk Medbuy Corporation

Tony WilliamsProvincial Director of Supply Chain, Central Health

Jitendra PrasadChief Program Officer – Contracting, Procurement & Supply Management, Alberta Health Services    

Jim Slater, Chief Executive Officer, Diagnostic Services Manitoba Senior Executive, Shared Health

 
2:15 - 3:15 PM Paul Huschilt's World-Famous Conference Ending Summary

Paul HuschiltProfessional Speaker 

 
3:15 - 3:30 PM

Closing Remarks

David DonnellyCo-chair, HSCN

Toby O'HaraCo-chair, HSCN

 

Mobile App Gamification Provider and Supplier Winners sponsored by Becton Dickinson

 

Wednesday Delegate Draw sponsored by Vernacare