Rural & Northern Healthcare Leadership Conference

Canada’s premier conference on rural and northern healthcare issues.





About the Conference

Welcome to the forefront of healthcare innovation in rural and northern communities. The Canadian Rural & Northern Healthcare Leadership Conference stands as a premier platform dedicated to advancing healthcare excellence in regions where unique challenges and opportunities shape the delivery of care.

Delegates will explore fresh approaches to healthcare delivery, how to leverage digital technologies more effectively, addressing indigenous health, strategies for mitigating social determinants of health, community and patient engagement, and effective collaborative partnerships to improve the health of their communities. Experience the success being driven by inspired leadership, forward-thinking governance, and resilient clinicians and staff.

Who Is This Conference For?

The Canadian Rural & Northern Healthcare Conference welcomes healthcare professionals, administrators, policymakers, researchers, and anyone passionate about addressing the healthcare needs of rural and northern communities. By fostering a multidisciplinary approach, we aim to create a rich tapestry of perspectives that drive meaningful change.

Discussions on Current Industry Topics

  • Leadership and Strategic Planning
  • OHTs and Integrated Care Models
  • Indigenous Healthcare Success Stories
  • HHR and EDI Solutions in Remote and Rural Communities
  • Culturally Appropriate Practices in Mental Health Access and Care
  • Patient Transfers and Critical Care Response Programs
  • Implementing Regional Digital Health Solutions
  • The Directions Future of Rural and Northern Health Care in Canada

An Opportunity To Network

In person attendees can join our “Evening Cocktail and Networking Reception” along with dedicated networking activities planned throughout the day. Online participants are invited to chat and share direct messages in our virtual viewing rooms. No matter your preference for attending, there are plenty of chances to meet peers and make connections.

Ongoing Call for Speakers

This is your opportunity to share your knowledge and experience with other health care professionals.

Please email us at to receive more information.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!

Previously Featured Speakers

Stay tuned for updates on this year’s featured speakers. Follow us on social media for for all the latest announcements on this conference.

Debbie Walsh

RN BN MHS CHE, Vice- President and Chief Operating Officer Eastern Rural Zone, NL Health Services

Robert Alldred-Hughes

President & Chief Executive Officer, Hôpital Glengarry Memorial Hospital

Jennifer Gillard

Vice President, Patient Experience, Public Affairs and Strategic Partnerships, Northumberland Hills Hospital

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$550.00 +hst

$637.00 +hst


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 Registration Includes

Access to livestream of conference sessions*

Access to PDF speaker presentations after the event

All past years’ conference session recordings (where applicable)

Online does not include Breakout “B” sessions

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$1,220.00 +hst

$1,412.00 +hst


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 Registration Includes

Complete Two-Day Access: live conference sessions, case studies, all sessions in breakout rooms and panel discussions

Face-to-Face Networking: connect and build relationships with delegates & speakers

Breakfast, Lunch, & Breaks

Networking Cocktail Event & Entertainment

Access to PDF speaker presentations after the event

All past years’ conference session recordings (where applicable)


$1,793.00 +hst

$1,883.00 +hst

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Registration Includes

Access to live conference sessions*

Meals & networking event (In person only)

Access to presentation PDFs

All past session recordings (where applicable)

Online does not include Breakout “B” sessions

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