Many conferences, summits and symposiums are annual events that we look forward to attending each year. Below is a list of this year’s past events, some of which you may consider attending when they come around again in 2020.






From former First Lady Michelle Obama to singer, songwriter, overall creator Akon. From Bill Morneau, current Finance Minister of Canada to Garrick Tiplady, Managing Director of Facebook. The Elevate event features dynamic individuals who are leading today’s world in innovation and creation. Elevate’s mission is to “unite the world’s innovators to solve society’s biggest challenges” on their home turf, providing an interface between Canada’s innovators and those in the wider world. With world-class speakers, interactive experiences, and networking events, this self-proclaimed festival is certainly one not to miss.

This event will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada from September 20 to 26, 2019.

For more information, please visit:


Medicine X | CHANGE is Stanford University’s platform for exploring the future of health care at the intersection of emerging technology and medicine, attracting the very people who are involved in health care innovation, technology and digital health. Focusing on the most pertinent and challenging issues facing health care today, the event asks practical questions and explores real-world solutions. It is an exciting environment where ideas, imaginations and details are exchanged, promoting new relationships and future collaborations that have the potential to further drive these areas forward.

This event will be held in Stanford, California, USA on September 20 to 22, 2019.

For more information, please visit:





Now in its fourth year, the Mental Health for All (MH4A) Conference focuses on mental health in Canada. It aims to provide a space of convergence, where service providers, front-line workers, researchers, funders, policy makers and individuals with direct experience of mental health problems and illnesses come together to focus on one theme, this year’s being Connection Interrupted: Restoring Mental Health in a Fractured World. Participants actively contribute to the future of mental health responses in Canada by, as the organizers say, looking back and thinking ahead.

This event will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on September 23 to 25, 2019

For more information, please visit:




The MedTech Conference attracts more than 3,000 of the world’s top medtech executives. Attendees gather to take in over 100 sessions, many featuring world‑class plenary speakers discussing cybersecurity, EU MDR, M&A, precision medicine, AI, value based care and other cutting edge topics. There is also an exhibition hall, a CEOs Unplugged Stage, Innovation Pavilion, Patient Pavilion and a MedTech Innovator competition. If all of these elements were not enough to keep attendees engaged and entertained, the networking events serve as a platform for new connections and relationship building. This is a popular conference for investors, medtech companies, start-ups, academics and all other industry stakeholders.

This event will be held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA on September 23 to 25, 2019.

For more information, please visit:






The HIMSS Ontario Chapter is hosting a full day, Ontario focused HIT conference intended to bring together the province’s health IT professionals and other stakeholders. Expert speakers will explore topics as diverse as block chain, AI, digital health and virtual care among others. The concurrent exhibition showcases the innovations and products of various industry leaders and soon-to-be leaders. Attendance at the conference contributes to up to 5.25 continuing education (CE) hours towards CPHIMS and CAHIMS.

This event will be held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on October 3, 2019.

For more information, please visit:





Last year, the Banff Venture Forum hosted in excess of 40 venture capital firms, 50 presenting companies and 350 delegates all of whom came together for one of Canada’s premier company financing events, designed to showcase the hottest high-tech companies found in Information Technology, Sustainable Technology, and Health Technology from across North America. This year’s event promises to continue the forum’s aim to offer insight into key industry issues, provide a premium networking opportunity and give companies a chance to learn from world-class professionals in the investment community. Those looking for the next lucrative investment or aiming to secure financing should not miss the Banff Venture Forum.

This event will be held in Banff, Alberta, Canada from October 3 to 4, 2019.

For more information please visit:




Organised by HIMSS APAC and supported by the Ministry of Public Health Thailand, this year’s conference will focus on the theme Empowering Value Creation with an aim to fully establish the value IT can create within the healthcare sector. The conference will explore global best practice, implementation and creation of quantifiable and sustainable value-based care for patients and consumers.

This event will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, October 7 to 10, 2019.

For more information, please visit:





BCHIMPS 2019 Annual Fall Education Symposium will focus on “Unleashing Innovation; Beyond Traditional Models of Care” by featuring keynote speaker Dr. Denise Hines and speaker Adam Jagelewski. The annual event seeks to explore a real-time, real-world topic that affects its members and will leave them with ideas on how to better their applied practices within their places of work. This event is eligible for CPHIMS-CA CE, CHE/Fellow MOC Category II, and CPE credits and includes a complimentary networking social.

This event will be held in Vancouver, BC, Canada on October 25, 2019.

For more information please visit:




SNOMED International is a not-for-profit organization that believes the safe, accurate and effective exchange of health information is an essential part of improving healthcare around the world. To that end, it maintains SNOMED CT, a common global language for health terms that enables the comprehensive and accurate recording of patient data whilst being an analytical tool that can be used to provide better patient care and health management.

The annual SNOMED CT Expo offers clinical terminology SMEs such as government officials, health IT professionals, health practitioners, researchers and academics the opportunity to network and showcase the latest in digital health. Lectures and tutorial sessions enable participants to learn about the global language of healthcare and its recent developments.

This event will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from October 31 to November 1, 2019.

For more information, please visit:





This conference focuses not only on current issues and solutions facing digital healthcare, it also includes a look at the future of health IT and why it is integral to the continuation and development of patient outcomes and care. Fascinating presentations range from Umang Patel, Clinical Director Babylon Health speaking about the Future of Healthcare with AI to Paul Cosford, Director for Health Protection and Medical Director, Public Health England discussing The Role of Digital in Improving and Protecting the Public’s Health – A Developing Story. Additionally, networking events provide participants the opportunity to connect with others within the industry.

This event will be held in London, England from October 31 to November 1, 2019.

For more information, please visit:



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *