This event focuses on bringing together communication professionals working in the health care industry in Canada. It is a unique setting, allowing all attendees involved in different aspects of communications (digital media, social media, corporate communications, public relations, patient relations, and others) to facilitate important connections and expand their knowledge base together.

We are proud to announce that the Communications in Health Care Summit is Patients Included. This means that we are committed to incorporating the experience of patients “while ensuring that they are neither excluded nor exploited.” For more information on Patients Included, please visit the website.

Proposed Session Categories
  • Digital Media
  • Social Media
  • Corporate Communications
  • Internal Communications
  • Communications during Mergers
  • Patient Relations
  • Communicating After Harm in Healthcare
  • Crisis  Communications
  • Community Engagement
  • Submit your own ideas for a session or speaker at info@sparkconferences.com

Call for speakers is now open! More details below.


This conference is produced by:

In collaboration with:

Education Partner

Media Partners




On-Going Call for Speakers

This is your opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with other Communications Professionals in Health Care Industry. The conference sessionsare 45 minutes in length and include at least 20 minutes of audience participation in the form of questions and answers.

The proposals of interest will be focused on:

  • Digital Media or Social Media (best practices, lessons learned, stories from the field and overcoming challenges)
  • Corporate Communications (internal and external communications, including communications during mergers; government relations)
  • Crysis Communications (including dissaster communications or cyber-attack communications)
  • Patient Relations (core elements of the patient relations process and best practices; managing feedback; key ethical issues; key legal and privacy issues; communication skills)

Please email us at info@sparkconferences.com to receive more information.

Presenters receive a free registration to the conference.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!


What our past delegates have said

I appreciated the opportunity to gather with peers and discuss the hot-topic issues of our profession and our sector. I think the group thoroughly listed the top-of-mind concerns facing our profession thereby providing an excellent road map for future gatherings.
The event was great. I learned a lot from like-minded organizations and from some of my peers from other hospitals. It was great to hear what people are working on and how they’ve achieved success.
Krista BarnettTrillium Health Partners
This event provided the space to conduct very niche, relevant, and stimulating discussions in the realm of health care communications. I haven’t seen an opportunity for this type of knowledge sharing before, and would definitely attend again!

Event Tickets

  • network with peers and industry leaders
  • access to live sessions
  • on-demand access to all sessions
  • all presentations in pdf format

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Event log-in details will be provided to all registered delegates by email.

101 College Street
Toronto, ON
M5G 1L7
The Collaboration Centre
(MaRS conference facility)
MaRS South Tower

Preferred Hotels

Holiday Inn Toronto Downtown Centre: Delegates can make bookings at the special MaRS rate on the Holiday Inn website, or via email reservations@hitorontodowntown.ca
by quoting “MaRS Discovery District.”

Chelsea Hotel Toronto: Bookings at the special MaRSDiscovery District rate can be made on the Chelsea Hotel website. Delegates can make reservations and request the special MaRS Discovery District rate by phone (1-800-CHELSEA) or email cstor.reservation@chelseatoronto.com.