ECHO Ontario Conference | Agenda 2020
Themes: integrate • engage • impact

Time Speaker/Activity
7:15 – 8:00AM Registration & Breakfast
8:00 – 8:15AM Opening Remark
John Flannery & Allison Crawford
8:15 – 9:00AM Integrating Health Care to strengthen care and services
Keynote: Susan Fitzpatrick
9:00 – 9:25AM Integrating ECHO: Team work makes the dreamwork
9:25 – 10:00AM All Teach, all learn: ECHO Conversation Café
10:00 – 10:20AM Break
10:20 -11:00AM Pushing the boundaries: exploring ways to engage your participants
Keynote:Teresa Chan
11:00 -11:20AM Engaging ECHO: celebrating connections
Cindy Dawson & Ghyslaine Paquette
11:20 – 12:05PM Tips Workshops

Workshop A: ECHO 101
John Flannery & Allison Crawford
New to ECHO? Learn a few tips 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 a few tips of what you need to think about when building your ECHO’s 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. “
Robert Greenleaf
This workshop shares a few tips on how to present a topic in a short time and make it meaningful and practical to a diverse audience.

Workshop D: Engaging patients to assess patient outcomes
Emily Angl
“Success is making your impact evident”.
Explores what you need to consider when taking your research to the next level of Moore’s framework – patient and community health. Discuss a few tips on how engaging patient relate to collecting meaningful patient outcomes.

Workshop E: A world of opportunities: Incorporating the patient voice in ECHO
Salina Eldon & Susan Cosgrove
“Nothing for us without us” The one voice that has been mostly absent in ECHO, is the patient voice.
This workshop discusses the benefits of the patient voice. It shares a few tips when considering how to successfully incorporate the patient voice in your program.

12:05 – 1:00PM LUNCH
1:00 – 1:40PM Using implementation science to maximize the impact of ECHO
Keynote: Noah Ivers
1:40 – 2:00PM ECHO Impact: Celebrating our success
Eva Serhal
2:00 – 2:45PM The future impact of ECHO – a panel discussion
Sanjeev Arora, Noah Ivers, Andrea Furlan & Eva Serhal
2:45 – 3:00PM Closing Remarks
John Flannery & Allison Crawford
3:00 – 4:00PM ECHO Rendezvous (optional)

Your ECHO wants to have a team meeting?
You want to meet with other ECHOites or stakeholders?
Participants can use this time for in-person meetings and networking

*the agenda is subject to change without notice