ECHO Ontario Conference | Agenda 2020
Themes: Integrate • Engage • Impact

Time Speaker/Activity
7:15AM Registration & Breakfast
8:00AM Opening Remarks
John Flannery & Allison Crawford
8:15AM Integrating Healthcare to Strengthen Care and Services
Keynote: Mike Nader
9:00AM Integrating ECHO: Using ECHO to support the early adoption of innovation in health care organizations
Stacey Guy
9:25AM All Teach, all Learn: ECHO Conversation Café
10:00AM Break
10:20AM Pushing the boundaries: Exploring Ways to Engage your Participants
Keynote:Teresa Chan
11:00AM Engaging ECHO: Celebrating Connections
Cindy Dawson & Ghyslaine Paquette
11:20AM Tips Workshops

Workshop A: ECHO 101
John Flannery  
New to ECHO? Learn about ECHOs in Ontario, including the pillars and mission of ECHO. Discuss the components of an ECHO session and organizational readiness.

Workshop B: Building an Online Community of Practice – Turning Conversations to Collaborations
Emma Firsten-Kaufman & Simon Landry
Wenger said “Communities of practice are groups of people who share a concern or a passion for something they do and learn how to do it better as they interact regularly.”
This workshop explores ideas about building an online community of practice.

Workshop C: Make it Matter: Maximizing your Presentation in ECHO
Cindy Plunkett
“Many attempts to communicate are nullified by saying too much.”
This workshop shares tips on presenting a topic in a short amount of time while making it meaningful and practical for a diverse audience.

Workshop D: Engaging Patients to Assess Patient Outcomes
Emily Angl
“Success is making your impact evident.”
This workshop examines what you need to consider when taking your research to the next level of Moore’s framework – patient and community health. Discuss how engaging patients impact the collection of meaningful patient outcomes.

Workshop E: A World of Opportunities: Incorporating the Patient Voice in ECHO
Salina Eldon & Susan Cosgrove
“Nothing for us without us.”
This workshop discusses the benefits of including the the patient voice in ECHO and how to successfully incorporate this into your program.

12:50PM 2020 ECHO Ontario Achievement Award
1:00PM Using implementation science to maximize the impact of ECHO
Keynote: Noah Ivers
1:40PM ECHO Impact: Celebrating our success
Eva Serhal
2:00PM The future impact of ECHO – a panel discussion
Sanjeev Arora, Noah Ivers, Andrea Furlan & Eva Serhal
2:45PM Closing Remarks
John Flannery & Allison Crawford
3:00PM ECHO Rendezvous (optional)

Interested in meeting with other ECHOs or stakeholders?
You can use this time for in-person meetings and networking

*the agenda is subject to change without notice


ECHO Ontario Conference | Additional Resources

Engaging ECHO: Celebrating Connections
By: Cindy Dawson & Ghyslaine Paquette