8th Annual Okanagan Technology Symposium:
Health Care Horizons
The Grand Okanagan Lake front Resort and Conference Centre, Kelowna, BC
June 5-6, 2006
"Technologies that contribute to the achievement of our vision for health care and a health care system that can take advantages of technological opportunities."
About the Conference
This conference provides a forum that allows federal, provincial and regional health care officials, senior policy makers, intelligence and technology officials, academics, and health care professionals to meet and exchange ideas.
Main plenary streams will examine key technologies such as biotechnology, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, genomics, nano technology, facility design, information, communication, research and development to support the achievement of the vision for health care.
Stan M. Davis
Author and Consultant
Stan Davis is an indepen-dent author and speaker based in Boston as well as a research fellow at the Ernst & Young Center for Business Innovation in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He is well known as a visi-onary business thinker who advises leading companies and fast-growing enterprises around the world. He has written eight influential books, including 2020 Vision, The Monster Under the Bed, and the bestselling Future Perfect, recipient of Tom Peters's "Book of the Decade" Award.
MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Attendance at this program entitles certified Canadian College of Health Service Executives members (CHE / FCCHSE) to 7.0 Category I credits toward their maintenance of certification requirement.
MAINTIEN DE LA CERTIFICATION
La participation ï¿½ ce programme compte pour 7,0 crï¿½dits de catï¿½gorie I ï¿½ l'ï¿½gard de l'exigence du maintien de la certification ï¿½ laquelle sont soumis les membres agrï¿½ï¿½s (CHE / FCCDSS) du Collï¿½ge canadien des directeurs de services de santï¿½.
The overall objective of the symposium is to provide participants with a unique opportunity:
- to learn more about emerging solutions (innovations and technologies) in health care; and
- to discuss the potential role and impact of these solutions on the efficiency and effectiveness of health care delivery; and
- to network with colleagues and experts from the vast range of professions and industries associated with our complex health care system.
This symposium will bring together internationally recognized experts from the sectors representing:
- Medical Devices
- Nano Technology
- Facility Design
- Information & Communication
- Research & Development
These experts will be looking toward a five to ten year horizon, not only to understand emerging solutions but also to consider their linkages across sectors.
The Grand Okanagan Lakefront Resort and Conference Centre
Our conference hotel is the Grand Okanagan Lakefront Resort and Conference Centre. This elegant hotel is just three short blocks from downtown shops and services. It has 320 guest rooms (with lake, city or mountain views), a fully equipped on-site Business Centre, spa, fitness centre, pools and a hot tub.
Before April 1st 2006: $ 350
After April 1st 2006: $ 425
All Conference Packages include:
- Admittance to all conference sessions and exposition
- Gala reception and dinner
- Two lunches
- All coffee breaks
- Conference portfolio