0800 - 0830

Registration and Continental Breakfast 6th Floor Lobby

0830 - 0845


Peggy White, President CNIA
Nancy Cunningham, President ONIG

0845 - 0945

Nursing’s Unique Role in Patient Engagement for Population Health

Judy Murphy RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN Chief Nursing Officer & Director-Global Business Services at IBM Healthcare

Sponsored by IBM.

0945 - 1015

Coffee and Networking – 6th Floor Lobby

1015 - 1115

Engaging Nurses in Understanding and Using Data Standards

  1. Jurisdictional Data Standards: Exploring the National Need

Andrea MacLean, BSc, MLT

Director, Interoperability Standards

Canada Health Infoway

2. Advancing Nursing Data Standards in Canada

Lynn Nagle, PhD, Assistant Professor

Lawrence S. Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

1115 - 1215

Engaging, Enabling and Empowering Nurses Through Social Media

  1. More than LinkedIN: The Evolving Social Media Presence of Nursing

Tracie Risling, RN, BA, BSN, MN, PhD. Assistant Professor, University of Saskatchewan

2. Oh SNapp”- Lessons Learned -The Implementation of the Saskatchewan Nursing Application (SNapp)

Shelly Luhning, RN, MN, Saskatchewan Polytechnic

1215 - 1315


1315 - 1415

Enabling Evidence Informed Practice through Digital Health

  1. Engaging Nurses and Nurse Managers to Leverage Data to Drive Quality Improvement

Lianne Jeffs, RN, BScN, MSc, PhD, FAAN, Associate Professor

Lawrence S. Bloomberg, Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

2. Enablers of Practice Based Evidence – Big Data & Data Science

Sally Remus, NI Doctoral Student, Arthur Labatt Family School of Nursing, Western University

1415 - 1445

Empowering Patients and Families through Digital Health

  1. An Integrated Clinical Telehealth Network

Eryn Tedesco, RN, MHA, Director Clinical eHealth Initiatives, First Nations Health Authority, British Columbia

1445 - 1530

Emerging Nurse Informaticians Panel: Planning for our Future

Moderator: Richard Booth, RN, PhD

  1. Gillian Strudwick, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto

2. Sabrina Millis, Saskatchewan Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Saskatchewan Polytechnic and University of Regina

3. Brittany McBride, Master of Health Informatics, University of Toronto

1530 - 1615

CNIA Jurisdictional Panel: Advancing an Informatics Agenda in Canada

Moderator: Peggy White

  1. Pamela Farthing RN, BA, MSc., Faculty, School of Nursing, Undergraduate Adjunct Professor University of Regina & Saskatchewan Polytechnic

2. Leanne M. Currie, RN, PhD
 Associate Professor
University of British Columbia

3. Helen Edwards, Director, Clinical Informatics and Technology Assisted Programs, Sick Kids

1615 - 1630


Peggy White, President CNIA

Nancy Cunningham, President ONIG