Wednesday, September 19, 2012
9:45 – 10:30 am Plenary
Speaker: Simon Brascoupé
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Concurrent Workshops
Workshop A

The Benefits, Trends, Challenges and Support of Community Health Services Accreditation
Speakers: Katrina Carrera, Health Administrator, Constance Lake First Nation, ON
Cynthia Dow
, Accreditation Coordinator, Gesgapegiag Health and Community Services, QC
Jennifer Greene
, Manager, Primary Health Care, Health Canada and Debra Gillis, Executive Director, Primary Health Care, Health Canada
Shelley Lampreau, Interim Health Manager, Simpcw First Nation, BC

Workshop B Financial Management Essentials for First Nation Health Managers
Speakers: Terry Goodtrack, President and CEO, AFOA Canada
Chad Bicklmeier, Accounting Instructor, Business School, Assiniboine Community College (via video)
Workshop C A New Model for the Delivery of Health Care Services to our Communities
Speakers: Susan Robinson, Project Coordinator, Spirit of Health In People Project, Shibogama Health Authority and Mary Lou Winters, Assistant Health Director, Kingfisher Lake First Nation

12:30 – 2:00 pm

Luncheon - Nothing About Us Without Us
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Evan Adams, MD, MPH, Deputy Provincial Health Officer for Aboriginal Health, Office of the Provincial Health Officer, BC Ministry of Health
2:15 – 3:45 pm Concurrent Workshops
Workshop D

Discussing e-Health from the Community, Provincial and Federal Perspectives
Speakers: Ernie Dal Grande
, National Manager, e-Health Program, Health Canada
Judith Gohn, Health Director , Ts'ewultun Health, Cowichan Tribes, BC
Joseph Mendez, Chief Information Officer, First Nations Health Council

Workshop E

Taking Action, Moving Forward: Developing a Comprehensive Tribal Council Health Delivery System
Speaker: Gail Boehme, Executive Director, All Nations Healing Hospital and First Nations Health Services, SK
Workshop F

Continuing Education and Human Resource Tools to Improve the Quality of Care to First Nations
Speakers: Sophie Picard, Health Services Manager, First Nations of Québec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission and Laurie Villeneuve, Human Resources Development Officer, First Nations of Québec and Labrador Health and Social Services Commission

Workshop G OCAP (ownership, control, access and possession) – The Best Practice Tool for Information Governance and Management
Speakers: Jane Gray, National Projects Manager, First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC)
Bonnie Healy, Operations Manager, Alberta First Nations Information Governance Centre (AFNIGC) (to be confirmed)
Thursday, September 20, 2012
9:00 – 10:00 am

Plenary – Lessons from my Elders: How Traditional Healers are Changing my Medical Practice
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Danièle Behn Smith, CCFP-EM, Site Director, Aboriginal Family Practice Residency Program, University of British Columbia

10:30 am – 12:00 pm Concurrent Workshops
Workshop H Leadership and Building Capacity: Accreditation Canada’s Aboriginal Health Services Program
Speakers: Brenda Emerson, Accreditation Specialist, Accreditation Canada and Judy Sugar, Health Director, Piapot First Nation Health Services, SK
Workshop I

Exploring Future Issues

Workshop J Competencies that Advocate, Foster and Nurture Partnerships
Speakers: Harold Calla, Executive Chair, First Nations Financial Management Board
Ayesha Laher, Manager, Assessment-Education Program, CGA-Canada
Jody Warnes, Manager, Public Relations, Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (AFOA)
Workshop K Creating a Culturally Appropriate Basket of Tools
Speakers: Nora Bressette, Project Coordinator, National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation and Linda Sullivan, Renewal Project Coordinator, National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation
1:45 – 3:15 pm Concurrent Workshops
Workshop L

FNHMA Educational Opportunities for Health Managers
Speaker: Marion Crowe, Executive Director, FNHMA and Emily Lecompte, Research & Education Coordinator, FHNMA and Jim Pealow, Special Advisor, FNHMA

Workshop M The Aboriginal Health Transition Fund (AHTF): The Tangible Benefits of Working in Partnership
Speakers: Leslie Bonshor, Director, Fraser Health
Jackie McPherson, President, First Nations Health Directors Association of BC and Health Director, Osoyoos Indian Band, BC
Hannah Rogers, Associate Executive Director for AHTF, Health Services Integration Fund, First Nations & Inuit Health Branch, Health Canada
Workshop N Collaborating for Community Safety: Developing a Safety Plan
Speaker: Beverley Jacobs, Indigenous Communities Project Consultant, Ending Violence Association of British Columbia
3:15 – 4:00 pm

Closing Plenary - Primary Care and Telehealth: Bringing Physician Services to Remote First Nation Communities
Speakers: Warner Adam, Executive Director, Carrier Sekani Family Services
Megan Hunt, Director of Information Management and Technology, Carrier Sekani Family Services
Dr. John Pawlovich, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Family Practice, University of British Columbia
Takla Lake Community Member and Nurse Practitioner (via video)