Simulation Summit | November 7-8, 2019

About the conference

November 7-8, 2019 – Winnipeg, Canada


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.

The theme of this year’s conference is Simulation at the Forks: Diversity becomes Mainstream.

Speaker at conference

Meeting Location

RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg
375 York Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 3J3 Canada
Phone: (204) 956-1720

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Learning objectives

2019 Simulation Summit objectives include:

  • Promote best practices in simulation-based health education (SBHE);
  • Equip participants with the tools to integrate interprofessional SBHE in their context;
  • Explore the diverse learner groups for which diverse simulation modalities can be used.

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 professions educators
  • Health profession education researchers
  • Health professional educators with an interest in simulation
  • Nurses
  • Respiratory Therapists
  • Simulation centre/program directors
  • Simulation educators
  • Simulation Instructors
  • Physicians
  • Paramedics and first responders

Speaker at conference

Scientific Planning Committee

  • Chair: Susan Brien
  • Local Chair: BJ Hancock
  • Co-chair: Glenn D. Posner
  • Sim Trek : Adam Garber
  • Shaun Beach
  • Farhan Bhanji
  • Ryan Brydges
  • Michelle Chiu
  • Dana-Marie Conrad
  • Brian Geller
  • Lawrence Gillman
  • Tanya Horsley
  • Angèle Landriault
  • Vicki R. LeBlanc
  • Caryne Lessard
  • Bryce Lowry
  • Tamara McColl
  • Viren Naik
  • Purnima Rao
  • Walter Tavares
  • Alkarim Velji
  • Richard Waldolf
  • Mellissa Ward

Operations planning team

  • Louise Gervais - Conference Team Lead, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Erin Higgins - Event Assistant, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Courtney Jones - Conference Administrator, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Micken Kokonya - Senior Marketing Specialist (Conferences), Communications and Marketing 
  • Sara Loyst - Registration Coordinator, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Rachael Tattersall - Conference Assistant, Event Management and Hospitality Services

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