About

Join us for an event not to be missed! In the morning you will hear from health care leaders about their experiences with cyber attacks.

In the afternoon industry experts will share their insight into minimizing the risk of attacks and steps to take once an attack has occured.

To allow for greater accessibility, and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this event is being delivered as an in-person conference and live webcast.

Partners

This conference is produced by Spark Conferences in collaboration with:

Media Partners

Who is this conference for?

Health Care Information Technology Leaders
Health Care Executives (CEOs, VPs) and Board Members
Health Emergency Preparedness Professionals
Health Care Risk Professionals

Making the decision to prioritize and resource cybersecurity in health care will require organizational culture shifts and increased support and direction from leadership, as well as changes to the way providers perform their duties in clinical environments.

Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force, Report on Improving Health Care Industry Cybersecurity.

Why should you attend?

1. GET INSIGHTS

into other organizations’ cyber attack stories and lessons learned.

 

2. SHARE

information about your cybersecurity resources, challenges, and ideas to strengthen the cyber resilience of the health care sector.

 

3. CONNECT

with experts in this field. Make new contacts and discover new opportunities.

2020 Agenda

Stay tuned for the 2020 agenda.
Check out the past conferences agenda by clicking on the AGENDA tab on the main menu.

On-Going Call for Speakers

This is your opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with other IT professionals in the Health Care Industry. The conference sessions are 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:

  • Case studies: cyber attacks at different organizations
  • Cyber security solutions
  • Interal and external communications after a cyber breach

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!

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Speakers

Meet our roster of speakers

Kevin Magee

National Director
Intelligent Cloud Emerging Technologies

Microsoft
Former Member
Brant Community Healthcare System, Board of Directors

Jeff Curtis

Chief Privacy Officer
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Kenrick Bagnall

Cybercrime Investigator
Toronto Police Service

Imran Ahmad

Partner
Miller Thompson LLP

Brendan Kwolek

Director, ICT
Halton Healthcare

Kate Dewhirst

Founder
Kate Dewhirst Health Law

James Penafiel

Underwriting Supervisor
HIROC

Ankur Mukherjee

Cybersecurity Consultant
Palo Alto Networks

Ralph Michaelis

Chief Information Officer
Canadian Blood Services

Nathan Sherlock

VP Managed Services Client Advocacy
Herjavec Group

Charles Thompson

Policy and Research Analyst
HealthCareCAN

Event Tickets

To allow for greater accessibility, and in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, this event is being delivered as an in-person conference and live webcast.
We do offer a switch option for your preferred choice of attendance closer to the event (e.g. you can select the web choice now and change to in person attendance closer to the date, and vice versa).

REGULAR
$699
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Two coffee breaks
  • Reception drinks
  • Access to all presentations in electronic format
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STUDENTS
$150
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Two coffee breaks
  • Reception drinks
  • Access to all presentations in electronic format
  • STUDENT ID REQUIRED
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This program is open exclusively to health care organizations and government organizations and non-for-profit associations related to health care. If you are not from such an organization and are interested in participating, please contact us at info@sparkconferences.com for consideration. If you are not from a health care provider organization and are interested in participating in this program as a sponsor, please email info@sparkconferences.com.

Conference Ticket Giveaway

Enter anytime. Winners are selected one the first business day of March, April and May from all entries received throughout the year.
See our full terms and conditions for more details.

Location

UHN BMO Education & Conference Centre
60 Leonard Ave
Toronto, ON
M5T 2R1
Located inside Toronto Western Hospital

Hosting an event at the BMO Education & Conference Centre allows us to give back, as revenues that are generated by the BMO Education & Conference Centre are reinvested back into the hospital to support both Education and Clinical Care.

Accommodations

For a map of hotels in the area click here.