Health eMatters Conference

Elevating Online Voices

October 27 to October 29, 2022 — Toronto, Ontario

At this pioneering event brought to you by Myeloma Canada, we’ll focus on building a stronger network of myeloma and other cancer advocates and empower you to connect with even more people affected by cancer. Through hands-on workshops and inspiring keynote speaker presentations, this conference will be an opportunity to improve your digital skills, broaden your reach, and strengthen your online voice.

This in-person* event will be held in Toronto, this fall, to foster real life connections between online oncology advocates.

Health eMatters Conference here we come!

Illustrated people in the shape of an arrow

3 days of ideas, skill building, and creative connections

An unforgettable gathering of minds determined to make a difference in the lives of those affected by cancer in Canada.

The conference will unfold as follows:

October 27

Afternoon registration & welcome cocktail. Dinner reception with guest speakers.

October 28

Three sessions of talks, plus breakout sessions to choose from. In the evening, we’ll gather for dinner, great conversations and entertainment.

October 29

Two sessions of talks, and even more breakout sessions to choose from. Closing of the conference with inspiring keynote speakers.

This Year’s Topics

Here are some of the great topics we will be covering during this year’s Health eMatters conference:

  • Live podcast with All Talk Oncology
  • Using your professional profile to affect positive change
  • Piercing through the health policy clout
  • You are your brand
  • How to ask the right questions
  • Addressing stigma in cancer
  • Diversity workshop
  • Relieving stress with humour
    Formal and informal networking opportunities

    From attending collaborative workshops to building new friendships over the weekend – there are many ways to connect around new ideas. Relationships can be easily fostered over a 3-day period together.

    Inspiring learning sessions

    Five presentations, two panel discussions, plus four breakout sessions, and more. Grow connections and develop creativity. Master digital platforms and become the most effective storyteller.

    Free to attend

    Participants don’t have to worry about the cost of meals, transportation, or accommodations to attend the Health eMatters conference in Toronto. Enjoy your time in Canada’s biggest city!

    Featured Speakers

    Anthony Calvillo

    Anthony Calvillo

    Hall of Fame Canadian Football League quarterback and cancer survivor

    Anthony Calvillo is a Hall of Fame Canadian Football League quarterback who is currently the Offensive Coordinator for the Université de Montréal Carabins. He won the CFL’s Most Outstanding Player Award three times and was inducted into the CFL Hall of Fame in 2017. He continues his passion for football, working as a football coach and remains active in the community, supporting many charitable causes. He is a motivational speaker who shares his story to audiences across Canada.

    Judy Croon

    Judy Croon

    Comedian, actress, motivational speaker

    Judy is Canada’s Keynote Humourist. She is a comedian, motivational speaker (including Ted Talks), radio host (her podcast Laugh Long and Prosper was voted ‘one of the best podcasts of 2021’ by CTV), Second City stand up coach and author. Judy draws from her stand up and coaching experience to entertain, inform and inspire in her dynamic presentation entitled; ‘Relieving Stress with Humour‘.

    Kenny Perkins

    Kenny Perkins

    Podcaster, healthecare professional, cancer coach

    Prior to building All Talk Oncology, he began his career as a national board-certified Radiation Therapist, and Radiologic Technologist. With more than 20 years experience, he landed in a leadership role where he partnered, negotiated, and implemented cutting-edge technologies for cancer centers. He is also a Cancer Coach, Motivational Speaker, Personal Trainer, and Entrepreneur.

    Anthony Mohammed

    Anthony Mohammed

    Diversity and inclusion expert

    Anthony Mohamed is the Senior Specialist, Equity & Community Engagement, St. Michael’s Hospital, where he has been since 1995. He currently Chairs both the Education Committee at Toronto’s Senior Pride Network (SPN) and the CAB Study on HIV & Cancer. He is an active volunteer with many other community initiatives. Drawing from more than 35 years experience in community and social justice initiatives, Anthony has specialized skills in facilitation, mediation, policy development, project management, research, community partnerships and strategically applying an intersectional anti-oppression framework.

    This thought-provoking 3-day event will fill your mind with new ways to engage with your audience, new content strategies and techniques to transmit your message better, and a whole new outlook on the way we are discussing issues related to cancer in Canada.

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