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Canadian Health and Wellness Innovations Conference

February 26 - 28, 2024
Fairmont Empress |
Victoria, BC

Benefits of Attending
  • Learn firsthand about the latest trends in health and wellness that could be important to your plan design.
  • Find out how others have successfully introduced wellness initiatives to their members.
  • Discover ways to motivate plan participants to take part in the shared responsibility for their own health.
  • Online program materials, three continental breakfasts, two luncheons and beverage breaks are included.
Who Should Attend

Trustees, administrators and staff who represent group benefit and health care plans in the Canadian corporate, multi-employer and public sectors. This conference would be of interest to any individual with an interest in wellness topics, whether individually or in the workplace.



Jennifer Moss

Journalist, Speaker, Author of The Burnout Epidemic

Jennifer Moss Incorporated

Dalia Ahmed

Co-Founder and Chief Clinical Officer


Paula Allen

Global Leader and Senior Vice President, Research and Client Insights

TELUS Health

Tyler Amell

Tyler Amell

Chief Health and Strategy Officer

MediKeeper Inc.

Tara Anstey

Director, Business Development Client Value

Medavie Blue Cross

Kengo Asai

Chief of General Surgery, Health Sciences North Hospital; Assistant Professor

Northern Ontario School of Medicine University

Ayla Azad

Ayla Azad

Chief Executive Officer

Canadian Chiropractic Association

Chris Bonnett

Principal Consultant

H3 Consulting

Larry Brokenshire

Labour Relations Consultant

AECON Industrial

Elizabeth Chavez

Pension Analyst, Employer Services

CAAT Pension Plan

Pierre Cote

Director, Institute for Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation

Ontario Tech University

Julia D'Adamo

Pharmacy Strategy Specialist

GreenShield Canada

DiCicco, Kerri

Kerri DiCicco

Vice President, Business Development

Progyny Inc.

David Earle


Earle Consulting

Robert Gould

Vice President, Student and Canadian Business Solutions

Workplace Options


Ari Kaplan


Kaplan Law

William Lindsay

Senior Disability Management Advisor

Desjardins Insurance

Marie Lloyd

Interim Executive Director

De Novo Treatment Centre

Kate Milne

Healthy Aging Specialist

Cardea Health Consulting

Odidison, Joyce

Joyce Odidison

President and Chief Executive Officer

Interpersonal Wellness Services Inc.

Allan Smofsky

Principal Health and Benefits Strategist

Smofsky Strategic Planning

Michael Sullivan


Cubic Health Inc.

Valerie Travis


Bespoke Benefit Solutions

Rob Trymbulak

Ironworker Journeyman; Supervisor, Gordie Howe International Bridge Project

Bridging North America


Until 1/15/2024


CD Member


CD Non-member

After 1/15/2024


CD Member


CD Non-member

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Educational sessions at this program can qualify for self-reported CEBS® Compliance credit. Visit for additional information.

Note: Requests made for CE credit do not guarantee administration of credit. For further information on CE credit, please call (262) 786-6710, option 2.