Wednesday, November 2 ,2016
Check-in (Foyer)
Poster set-up (Prairie)
15:30 Delegate registration (Foyer)
Poster presentations by University of Alberta School of Public Health students (Prairie)
17:00 Opening remarks (Maple Leaf)
Kue Young, Dean and Professor, School of Public Health
17:05  Who needs schools of public health? (Maple Leaf)
James Chauvin, former President, World Federation of Public Health Associations
18:30  Awards presentation (Maple Leaf)
18:45 Reception (Foyer)
Poster presentations (Prairie)

Thursday, November 3, 2016
7:30 Registration / breakfast (Foyer)

Greetings and opening remarks (Maple Leaf)

  • Kue Young, Dean and Professor, School of Public Health

  • Ardene Vollman, Chair, Canadian Public Health Association

  • Andrew Papadopoulos, Chair, Network of Schools and Programs in Public Health


Panel Presentation (Maple Leaf)
Public health education: A global perspective

  • Letitia Rispel, Dean, School of Public Health, University of Witwatersrand (PDF)
  • Le Vu Anh, founding Dean, Hanoi School of Public Health

  • Heather Yeatman, Head, School of Health and Society, University of Wollongong
10:30 Break / refreshments (Foyer)

Framing the future – An update (Maple Leaf)

  • Donna Petersen, Senior Associate Vice-President, University of South Florida Health, and Dean, College of Public Health, University of South Florida
11:25 Break

Concurrent oral sessions (Glacier, Aurora, Prairie)

12:15 Lunch 
12:45 Poster presentations (Maple Leaf)
13:30 Workshops and roundtables (Glacier, Aurora, Prairie)
  • Student advising: Models and best practices (Glacier)
    Faith Davis, Vice-Dean and Professor, School of Public Health, University of Alberta
  • What makes for meaningful master of public health "practice experience"? (Aurora)
    Ruth Wolfe, Practicum Program Director and Capping Course Coordinator, School of Public Health, University of Alberta
  • Debating issues online: Anywhere. Anytime. In Pajamas. (Prairie)
    Virginia Vandall-Walker, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health Disciplines, Athabasca University
14:45 Break / refreshments (Foyer)

Concurrent oral presentations (Glacier, Aurora, Prairie, Maple Leaf)

  • Graduate programs and courses (Maple Leaf)
  • Professional development (Aurora)
  • International and community collaborations (Prairie)
  • Undergraduate and interprofessional education (Glacier)
16:30 Reception (Foyer)
18:00 Delegates depart