HIGHLIGHTS

HIT Talks
(Healthcare, Innovation & Technology)

HPCO will once again be offering the HIT (Healthcare, Innovation & Technology) Talks, a unique plenary presentation. This can’t miss session will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 9:45am -10:45am and presented to all the conference delegates. The HIT Talks are idea-focused, and meant to foster learning, innovation, inspiration and “out-of-box thinking”, and provoke conversations about hospice palliative care.

This unique plenary presentation will include up to three 15-minute idea-focused presentations, be sure to check back to see the line up of compelling speakers.

Call for HIT Talk Submissions is now closed. We thank everyone that submitted a HIT Talk.  If you have further questions, contact: Randy Markus, Conference Manager 416-304-1477/1-800-349-3111 ext. 23 rmarkus@hpco.ca

Calling All Complementary Therapists: Volunteers Needed

Deadline: Friday, March 18, 2018. One of the highlights of the HPCO Conference are the 15-minute Complementary Therapy “Taster” Sessions where conference participants can sample various complementary therapies on Sunday, April 22 and on Monday, April 23, while attending the event.

This popular perk provides delegates with increased awareness regarding various complementary therapies and an appreciation for the role of the complementary therapies in the hospice palliative care setting.

We are looking for volunteer complementary therapists who practice Seated Relaxation Massage, Therapy, Reflexology, Therapeutic Touch™, Reiki, Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage or other therapies. Please share this call for volunteer complementary therapists with your colleagues and volunteers.  HERE is more information on the requirements, time commitment, and benefits of volunteering your time.

If you have further questions, contact: Randy Markus, Conference Manager 416-304-1477/1-800-349-3111 ext. 23 rmarkus@hpco.ca

Gala Dinner & Entertainment

One of the highlights of the Hospice Palliative Care Ontario Conference is the highly anticipated Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony, followed by our high-energy comedic and musical guests! This year’s entertainment is fun, exciting and will guarantee a night to remember! Martha Chaves, Canadian Comedian, will kick off our night with fun and laughter. Back by popular demand, top-notch Canadian band, Arden and the Tourists, to entertain and finish off the evening with dancing!  For more information, check out our flyer.

We’d like to thank the Registered Practical Nurses Association of Ontario (RPNAO) for sponsoring the appetizers at the Reception and Entertainment for the evening.
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