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October 27, 2010 | 8:30 am – 12:00 pm | Toronto Congress Centre, Toronto, ON

The Canadian healthcare supply chain is changing – standardization will improve efficiencies, drive interoperability and, most importantly, enhance patient safety.

Industry established sunrise dates for global product and location identification standards adoption are looming – ARE YOU READY?

The healthcare sector is working collaboratively to drive the adoption of the Canadian Healthcare Product Registry to enable a centralized source of accurate and standardized product information for integration into healthcare system and master item files – ARE YOU AWARE? DO YOU KNOW HOW TO ACCESS THE DATA?

Industry is working together to establish the GS1 System of standards and the implementation roadmap – ARE YOU ENGAGED IN THIS PROCESS?

Get the answers you need by attending the National Healthcare Industry Meeting on October, 27th. Register TODAY!

Meeting Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

Networking Continental Breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.

Welcome & Opening Remarks

9:15 – 10:00 a.m.

National Strategy to drive adoption of a centralized source of accurate and standard product information

10:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Networking Break

10:30 – 11:45 a.m.


Cristina Butnaru , Director, Customer Integration Strategies Johnson & Johnson Medical Products

David Loukras, Co-Chair Carenet Healthcare Sector Board, Provincial Director, Performance, Integration & Transformation, Health Shared Services BC

Doris Nessim, Director of Pharmacy Services, North York General Hospital

Jitendra Prasad, Senior Vice President Contracting, Procurement & Supply Management , Alberta Health Services

Marty Townsend, Director of Material Management, Capital District Health Authority


Susan Smith, General Manager, Mohawk Supply Chain Services

11:45 – 12:00 p.m.

Question and Answer Period

For more information contact GS1Canada
at 416.510.8039 ext. 2224 or