TAHSN Education Day for Healthcare Communicators - April 15, 2011

The Toronto Academic Health Science Network is organizing its 6th Annual Education Day for Healthcare Communicators.  This one-day event brings together communication professionals working in Toronto academic hospitals, community hospitals, hospital foundations and other healthcare organizations in the Greater Toronto Area. 

Don't miss this opportunity to learn from thought leaders and colleagues about:
  • How Freedom of Information (FOI) legislation with affect our roles
  • AODA regulations and its impact on communications
  • The future of mobile communications for emerging audiences
8:00am - Registration and hot breakfast
8:45am-3:00pm - Event
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
McLaughlin Auditorium 
2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON
Shuttle, transit and parking information:
All conference participants are welcome to use the Sunnybrook Shuttle free of charge.  The Shuttle stops downtown at both the Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre - 43 Wellesley St. E (just east of Yonge St.) or in front of Women's College Hospital - 76 Grenville St.
Please note that you must show your hospital ID badge to board the bus.
Shuttle service schedule:
* Pick up at Women's College Hospital, 76 Grenville St.
6:30am (arrives at Sunnybrook H wing at 7:00am)
7:00am (arrives at Sunnybrook H wing at 7:30am)
7:30am (arrives at Sunnybrook H wing at 8:00am)
8:00am (arrives at Sunnybrook H wing at 8:30am)
* Pick up at Holland Orthopaedic & Arthritic Centre, 43 Wellesley St,
6:35am (arrives at Sunnybrook H wing at 7:00am)
7:05am (arrives at Sunnybrook H wing at 7:30am)
7:35am (arrives at Sunnybrook H wing at 8:00am)
8:05am (arrives at Sunnybrook H wing at 8:30am)
If you drive, you can park in the main parking area located in the middle of the campus.  The hourly rate is $4.00/half hour with a maximum daily rate of $23.00.
$120   Early Bird Rate - until March 28th
$140   Regular Rate - after March 28th
If you have any problems registering please contact: Kim Hussey at 416-597-3422 x3693 or
If you have any questions about the Education Day please contact: Geoff Koehler at 416-340-4800 x6765 or  
8:00 - 8:45am            Registration and Hot Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00am            Welcoming Remarks
9:00 - 10:15am          How Freedom of Information (FOI) Legislation will Affect our Roles
10:15 - 10:30am        Break
10:30 - 12:00pm        The Impact of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disability Act
                                      (AODA) on Communicators
12:00 - 12:45pm        Networking Lunch
12:45 - 2:00pm          Future of Mobile Communications
2:00 - 2:15pm            Closing Remarks
2:15 - 3:00pm            Dessert and Networking