Simulation Summit | September 28 - 29 2018

About the conference

Negotiating the Channels through Simulation

September 28-29, 2018 – Ottawa, Ontario

The Simulation Summit is a unique and practical, interprofessional medical simulation education conference, which attracts hundreds of international simulation educators, researchers, health care professionals and other individuals engaged in the field of simulation.

Through networking and both formal and informal learning opportunities, the goal of the Royal College Simulation Summit is to provide a venue for novice and seasoned simulation educators to share ideas, explore cutting edge research and accelerate best practices in simulation-based education for health professionals.

Speaker at conference

Meeting Location

Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 9J2 Canada
Phone: (613) 563-1984

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Learning objectives

2018 Simulation Summit objectives include:

  • Promote best practices in simulation-based health education (SBHE);
  • Give participants the tools to advocate for SBHE in their context;
  • Navigate the different modalities and contexts in which SBHE takes place.

Target Audience

This two-day conference is open to all individuals engaged in the field of simulation, from all healthcare disciplines. This includes:

  • Canadian Forces personnel
  • Continuing medical education planners
  • Continuing professional development educators
  • Health profession education researchers
  • Health professional educators with an interest in simulation
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Simulation centre/program directors
  • Simulation educators
  • Specialist physicians
  • Paramedics and first responders
Speaker at conference

Scientific Planning Committee

  • Co-Chair: Susan Brien
  • Local Chair: Glenn D. Posner
  • Past-chair: Kevin Lachapelle
  • Sim Trek : Adam Garber

  • Farhan Bhanji
  • Ryan Brydges
  • Michelle Chiu
  • Jennifer Dale-Tam
  • Angèle Landriault
  • Vicki R. LeBlanc
  • Caryne Lessard
  • Viren Naik
  • Alexander Poulton
  • Purnima Rao
  • Walter Tavares
  • Kevin Thomas
  • Richard Waldolf

Operations planning team

  • Louise Gervais, conference team lead, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Courtney Jones, conference administrator, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Katie Kennedy, senior marketing specialist (conferences), Communications and Marketing 
  • Meg LaPlante, conference assistant, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Sara Loyst, registration coordinator, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Angela Stokely, sponsorship coordinator, Event Management and Hospitality Services

“The Posner Report”: In Situ Rant


The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Telephone: 613-730-6294 / 1-800-668-3740 ext. 294