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1st Annual OIPRC Injury Prevention Forum: Seniors Fall Prevention

Toronto, Ontario
March 3, 2010

North York Memorial Hall

This event will provide numerous opportunities for learning and engaging various public health practitioners, LHIN members and government workers on the issue of Seniors’ Fall Prevention strategies and programming. Each presentation will encompass the underlying research, the implementation, policy-making implications and next steps.

Keynote speakers will include

  • Dr. Vicki Scott, British Columbia’s Senior Advisor on Falls & Injury Prevention
  • Lynda McPhee, Education Coordinator for the Alberta Centre for Injury Control & Research
  • Suzanne Baker from the seniors’ fall prevention initiative in Nova Scotia’s Department of Health Promotion and Protection
  • Rhonda Lovell from the Stay on Your Feet Program in Kingston
  • Monica Marquis from the Mississauga Halton Falls Prevention program
  • A Representative from the Falls Intervention Team (FIT)
  • Updates from the Public Health Agency of Canada
  • Updates from the Agency for Health Promotion and Protection
  • Updates from the 4 national Injury Prevention Organizations
  • Updates from the Ministry of Health Promotion

Spaces are limited so please register early to ensure your spot. Registration for the 1st annual OIPRC Injury Prevention Forum is online at https://register.beanstream.com/scripts/registration.asp?form=483. Hotel information and a finalized schedule are available on our website at http://www.oninjuryresources.ca/home/registration_for_the_1st_annua.html.

Display space is available for $100 per program. If you wish to have display space at the forum please be sure to select the option “OIPRC Registration and Display Space at OIPRC Forum $185.00”. Only one person from each program needs to pay this extra $100 as it is a one-time fee.

Please note: The Alcohol Policy Network (APN) will hold their 7th annual Alcohol: No Ordinary Commodity Forum on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010. This forum will also be held at North York Memorial Hall. We are offering a discounted price of $130.00 for anyone who plans to attend both nights.

This event is brought to you by the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre in partnership with the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation and the Ontario Public Health Association. Support also provided by the Ontario Ministry of Health Promotion.

For more information, contact Jayne Morrish at [email protected].