2021 Simulation Summit - February 17-19, 2021 - Virtually

About the conference

February 17-19, 2021 – Virtually

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.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Simulation Summit has pivoted to a virtual series of 90-minute webinars offered over February 17-19, 2021.

The theme of this year’s conference is The Future is Now.

Program highlights will include discussions on ‘the future of…’, developments in artificial intelligence presented in English and French languages, and research presentations.

Speaker at conference

Target Audience

This virtual 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
  • Co-chairs: Farhan Bhanji and Arielle Levy

Operations planning team

  • Louise Gervais - Conference Team Lead, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Katherine Herbert - Registration Coordinator, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Erin Higgins - Event Assistant, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Courtney Jones - Conference Administrator, Event Management and Hospitality Services
  • Katie Kennedy - Marketing Communications Advisor (Conferences), Communications and Marketing
  • Angelita Aboukassam - Sponsorship Coordinator, Event Management and Hospitality Services


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