Beyond 2020

Program

#CanWaCH2020 | #CanSFE2020

Preliminary Program: Session titles and descriptions are subject to change. Speaker information is coming soon!

The Master of Ceremonies (MC) for the Conference will be Caroline Codsi, Founder of Women in Governance. You can learn more about Caroline here

All sessions take place at the Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON, Canada

 

 

Day 1: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

8:00am -  8:30 am
Registration

Fourth Floor Westin

Registration
Coffee and tea available.

8:30 am - 8:45 am
Opening Remarks

Confederation Ballroom III

Welcome and Opening Remarks

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  • Stan Zlotkin, Vice-Chair, CanWaCH Board, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
  • Helen Scott, CanWaCH

8:45 am - 9:00 am

Confederation Ballroom III

Greetings from the Government of Canada

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  • Matt DeCourcey, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs

9:00 am - 10:15 am
Plenary 1

Confederation Ballroom III

 

Setting Context - Why Canadian Leadership?
This session will set the context for the conference, specifically reflecting on the past 10 years of Canadian programming in global health and development. This plenary will also place Canadian programming in the context of changing trends in global health and development, including the shift from the Millennium Development Goals to the Sustainable Development Goals, a new vision and strategy with the World Health Organization's General Programme of Work for 2019-2023 and Canada's Feminist International Assistance Policy.

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  • Michael Messenger, World Vision Canada (Moderator)
  • Kelley Lee, Simon Fraser University
  • Caroline Leclerc, Global Affairs Canada
  • Peter Singer, Grand Challenges Canada

10:15 am - 10:30 am
Plenary 2

Confederation Ballroom III

Conference Outcomes Document Presentation

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  • Julia Anderson, CanWaCH

10:30 am - 10:45 am
Health Break

Health Break
Refreshments and light snacks will be served.


10:45 am - 12:15 pm Breakout 1A

Confederation Ballroom III

 

Canadian Leadership, Telling the Story: Equitable Partnerships
This session will explore overarching lessons learned from multi-stakeholder collaborations, including two case studies.

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  • Louise Holt, Global Affairs Canada (Moderator)
  • Diego Bassani, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
  • Colin Beckworth, Nutrition International
  • Josh Berman, Dignitas International

10:45 am - 12:15 pm
Breakout 1B

Governor General Ballroom II

Adolescent Health and Wellbeing
This session will include a scan of recent innovations by UN agencies and details of programming to engage adolescents in preterm birth prevention in multi-country programming.

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  • Simon Chorley, UNICEF Canada (Moderator)
  • Amanuel Gidebo, World Vision Canada
  • Colleen Keilty, Plan International Canada
  • Dominique LaRochelle, Save the Children Canada
12:15 pm -  1:30 pm
Lunch
Lunch and Networking

1:30 pm -  3:00 pm
Plenary 3

Confederation Ballroom III

Defining Future Success
A forward-looking discussion with panellists offering their visions of how success in Canada's global health and development programming will be defined in the future. We need to succeed not by today's standards but tomorrow's. What will those standards be?

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  • Leslie Norton, Global Affairs Canada (Moderator)
  • Anna Banerji, University of Toronto
  • Margo Greenwood, University of Northern British Columbia
  • Tanjina Mirza, Plan International Canada
  • Patrick Mwesigye, Uganda Youth and Adolescents Forum
3:00 pm - 3:15 pm
Health Break
Health Break
Refreshments and light snacks will be served.

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout 2A

Governor General Ballroom II

Scaling Innovations for Impact and Private Sector Partnership
This session will discuss scaling innovations for impact in collaboration with the private sector. Several case studies will be discussed, highlighting the benefits, challenges and success stories from the perspectives of innovators, multi-nationals and funders.

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  • Jocelyn Mackie, Grand Challenges Canada (Moderator)
  • Renuka Gadde, BD Medical Technology
  • Leeat Gellis, Grand Challenges Canada
  • Gorgui Sene Diallo, Africare Senegal
  • Margaret MacDonald, York University

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Breakout 2B

Confederation Ballroom III

Comprehensive SRHR Including Access to Abortion
This session will discuss the current reality of sexual and reproductive health and rights, with a focus on access to safe abortion, for vulnerable populations around the world. Presenters will articulate barriers to progress for these populations and highlight potentially promising avenues for tackling these barriers. The session will be comprised of a 35 minute panel discussion, followed by a 35 minute interactive brainstorm session.

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  • Karlee Silver, Grand Challenges Canada (Moderator)
  • Vincent Okello, ADRA Rwanda
  • Cassandra Morris HealthBridge Foundation of Canada
  • Nitika Pai, McGill University
  • Brainstorm Session Facilitators: Jenny Blake, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada; Shane Green, Tina-Marie Assi, Grand Challenges Canada; Sandeep Prasad, Action Canada

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Confederation Ballroom III

Women Deliver 2019

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  • Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, Deliver for Good Campaign Influencer, Women Deliver

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Evening Reception

TwentyTwo

Awards Presentations:
1st Annual CanWaCH Awards for Canadian Excellence in Global Women and Children's Health

 

Day 2: Thursday, April 19, 2018

8:00 am - 8:30 am
Registration

Fourth Floor Westin

Registration
Coffee and tea available.

8:30 am - 10:00 am
Plenary 4

Confederation Ballroom III

Using Data to Inform Decisions
This panel will cover how we can better set ourselves up from the outset of projects to use data to drive decision making, monitor success, and report on our outcomes.

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  • Ibrahim Daibes, CanWaCH (Moderator)
  • Peter Berti, HealthBridge Foundation of Canada
  • Rudy Broers, Plan International Canada
  • Vaughn Lantz, Global Affairs Canada
  • Abena Thomas, World Vision Canada
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Health Break
Health Break
Refreshments and light snacks will be served.

10:15 am - 11:30 am
Breakout 3A

Confederation Ballroom III

Gender Equality in Practice - Lessons, Insights and Ways Forward
This session will look at contextually relevant, locally-informed solutions to advance health outcomes and promote gender equality, including tangible examples of operationalizing Global Affairs Canada’s Policy on Gender Equality and Feminist International Assistance Policy.

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  • Lindsay Mossman, Aga Khan Foundation Canada (Moderator)
  • Nikhil Agarwal, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
  • Michelle Dowling, SickKids Centre for Global Child Health
  • Violet Naanyu, Aga Kahn University Kenya

10:15 am - 11:30 am
Breakout 3B

Governor General Ballroom II

Equitable Gender Norms and Gender-based Violence
This session explores transforming gender norms, particularly among adolescents, focusing on ending gender-based violence and female genital mutilation.

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  • Eugenia Ochoa, Ontario Council for International Cooperation (OCIC) (Moderator)
  • Alimatu Dimonekene, Project ACEi
  • Jean-Pierre Zeelie, Save the Children Canada

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Plenary 5

Confederation Ballroom III

Leaving No One Behind: An Inclusive Post-2020 Agenda
This session aims to address barriers to success, including financing and reaching the hardest to reach.

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  • Cicely McWilliam, CanWaCH Stakeholder Engagement & Policy Working Group
  • Khalil Z. Shariff, Aga Khan Foundation Canada
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Lunch
Lunch and Networking

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Breakout 4A

Confederation Ballroom III

Indigenous Health
This session will focus on the socio-medical nexus, addressing the particular health issues faced by indigenous peoples stemming from colonial histories, systemic discrimination, and lack of access to services. In particular, it will explore how to ensure equitable, respectful, and data-driven health programming and policies.

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  • Alison Krentel, Bruyère Institute
  • Anna Banerji, University of Toronto
  • Margo Greenwood, University of Northern British Columbia
  • Jamie Medicine Crane, World YWCA

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Breakout 4B

Governor General Ballroom II

Marginalized and Neglected Groups
This session will look at including women, LGBTQl populations, people with disabilities and older persons in SRHR and MNCH initiatives.

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  • Myroslava Tataryn, Humanity and Inclusion (Moderator)
  • Alessandra Aresu, Humanity and Inclusion 
  • Peggy Edwards, Grandmother's Advocacy Network
  • Sarah Kennell, Action Canada
  • Victoria Palmer, CARE Canada

2:15 pm - 3:15 pm
Plenary 6

Confederation Ballroom III

Conference Outcomes
Facilitated Interactive Session
3:15 pm - 3:30 pm
Health Break
Health Break
Refreshments and light snacks will be served.

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Plenary 7

Confederation Ballroom III

Next Steps for Canadian Leadership
Discussion of what Canadian leadership in global health means and how to achieve what we aspire to do.

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  • Julie Delahanty, Oxfam Canada
  • Caroline Leclerc, Global Affairs Canada
  • John McArthur, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution & Advisor, UN Foundation

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
Closing Keynote

Confederation Ballroom III

Canada's Commitment, Next Steps for CSOs and the Government of Canada
Closing keynote reflecting on the conference and looking ahead to the G7, Women Deliver 2019 and beyond.

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  • Celina Caesar-Chavannes, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development.

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Global Affairs Canada

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Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive
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