call for resolutions - Association of Local Public Health Agencies

2 Carlton Street, Suite 1306
Toronto ON M5B 1J3
Tel: (416) 595-0006
Fax: (416) 595-0030
E-mail: [email protected]
Providing leadership in public health management
Friday, February 6, 2015
Champagne West, Second Floor
Novotel Toronto Centre, 45 The Esplanade, Toronto
7:30 – 8:30 AM
Hot Breakfast & Registration
8:30 – 9:00 AM
Welcome & Introductions
Participants introduce themselves
9:00 – 9:30 AM
Education Session: Overview of Public Health in
A presentation on public health in Ontario, including
structure, key players and their roles
Speaker: Linda Stewart, Executive Director, alPHa
Champagne West
9:30 – 10:30 AM
Education Session: Newsrooms of Today – The
Changing Landscape of Media
This presentation will explore the landscape of
traditional media, impacts of social media on news and
pose the question of how public health units will
continue to get their message heard.
Speaker: Carrie Beatty, Communications Specialist,
Niagara Region Public Health
Champagne West
10:30 – 11:00 AM
11:00 – 12:00 PM
Education Session: Sending a Clear Message
An interactive session on common messaging and
effective communication flow in the health unit
Speaker: Andrew Scott, Manager, Regulatory
Compliance, Niagara Region Public Health
12:00 – 1:00 PM
1:00 – 2:15 PM
Panel Presentation: Going Paperless
An overview of what it means to go paperless from a
general perspective and a health unit perspective.
Facilitated discussion following presentations to
include experiences and lessons learned.
Overview – Arn Kashino, Regional IT Lead, Ontario,
MNP Management Consultants
Health Unit Experience – Christopher Raynor, Deputy
Clerk, Corporate Services, The Regional Municipality
Foyer, Champagne
Champagne West
Foyer, Champagne
Champagne West
Foyer, Champagne
Champagne West
of York, and Sandra Norris, Manager Technology
Projects and Systems Support, Community and Health
Services, The Regional Municipality of York
2:15 – 2:30 PM
2:30 – 2:50 PM
Education Session: alPHa Tools for Health Units
A presentation on alPHa’s resources and tools for
health units and boards of health
Speakers: Susan Lee, Manager, Administrative &
Association Services, and Karen Reece, Administrative
Assistant, alPHa
Champagne West
2:50 – 3:20 PM
Exhibition: Public Health Gone Viral!
Ever seen a video that you just can’t stop talking about
or you need to forward on to others for them to watch?
This exhibition will highlight award winning videos
created by our very own public health colleagues that
went viral.
Speakers: Shawn Yu, Supervisor, Multimedia Services
(Digital Communications) Toronto Public Health;
Christine Miller, Executive Assistant to the Medical
Officers of Health, Simcoe Muskoka District Health
Unit; and Rachel Quesnel, Executive Assistant and
Board Secretary, Sudbury & District Health Unit.
Champagne West
3:20 – 3:30 PM
Concluding Remarks
Champagne West
3:30 PM
Conference Ends
Pre-Conference Social Activity (optional attendance)
Delegates to the conference are welcome to meet colleagues for dinner and drinks in the evening of
Thursday, February 5 starting at 6:30 PM. Dinner location is Café Nicole, ground floor of the conference
hotel (i.e. Novotel Toronto Centre). As space is limited, pre-registration with [email protected] is
required by end of day on Friday, January 30, 2015.