Camps

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To Apply

Advocacy Boot Camp Advocacy Boot Camp is an intense, four-day enriched program. The cost per person, including registration, materials, accommodation, and meals is $5,000 plus HST.

We are now accepting applications from participants for our session at Kingbridge Conference Centre, Toronto. The session runs from 5:30 PM (dinner) on Thursday, June 7, and ending on Monday, June 11, 2018 at noon.

Please contact Gail Attara or Louise Binder for a preliminary discussion if you wish to attend.

Click here for more details (PDF).

 

Advocacy Boot Camp History

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King City, ON | October 26-30, 2017

Kingbridge Conference Centre
12750 Jane St, King City, ON L7B 1A3

Attendees included one or more individuals from these organizations:

Canadian Institute for the Blind
Canadian Council of the Blind
Canadian Psoriasis Network
Canadian Treatment Action Council
Gastrointestinal Society
Kidney Foundation of Canada
Lupus Canada
Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
Save Your Skin Foundation
US Access Advocate

Faculty

Gail Attara and Louise Binder have selected experts for curriculum delivery. Our faculty consists of academic experts, industry leaders, political and bureaucratic leaders, health care policy and practice frontrunners, health economists, patient leaders, and a comedian. Faculty at this event included Sam Bornstein, Matthew Brougham, Evan Carter, Robert Kulik, Robyn Lim, Johnny Ma, Tanya Potashnik, George Smitherman, Suzanne Solven.

 

King City, ON | March 16-20, 2017

Kingbridge Conference Centre
12750 Jane St, King City, ON L7B 1A3

Attendees included one or more individuals from these organizations:

Canadians for Fair Access to Medical Marijuana
Child & Family Research Institute
Diabetes Canada
Epilepsy Ontario
HeartLife Foundation
HS Aware
Robbie’s Rainbow
Schizophrenia Society of Canada
St. Paul’s Hospital
Women’s Health Initiative Network

Faculty

Gail Attara and Louise Binder have selected experts for curriculum delivery. Our faculty consists of academic experts, industry leaders, political and bureaucratic leaders, health care policy and practice frontrunners, health economists, patient leaders, and a comedian. Faculty at this event included Sam Bornstein, Matthew Brougham, Evan Carter, Leigh Funston, Robyn Lim, Tanya Potashnik, George Smitherman, Suzanne Solven, and Sandra Ventin.

 

King City, ON | October 13-17, 2016

Kingbridge Conference Centre
12750 Jane St, King City, ON L7B 1A3

Attendees included one or more individuals from these organizations:

Ambassadors for Mental Wellness
Canadian Obesity Network
Canadian PKU and Allied Disorders
Canadian Psoriasis Network
Canadian Spondylitis Association
Crohn’s & Colitis Canada
Gastrointestinal Society
HeartLife Foundation
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada
Schizophrenia Society of Ontario

Faculty

Gail Attara and Louise Binder have selected experts for curriculum delivery. Our faculty consists of academic experts, industry leaders, political and bureaucratic leaders, health care policy and practice frontrunners, health economists, patient leaders, and a comedian. Faculty at this event included Jeffrey Biggs, Sam Bornstein, Matthew Brougham, Evan Carter, Dan Clow, Robyn Lim, Johnny Ma, George Smitherman, and Suzanne Solven.

 

Vancouver, BC | April 16-20, 2016

Granville Island Hotel
1253 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R9

Attendees included one or more individuals from these organizations:

BC Schizophrenia Society
Better Pharmacare Coalition
Child & Family Research Institute
Crohn’s and Colitis Canada
Gastrointestinal Society
Health Coalition of Alberta
HS Aware
MS Society
North Shore Schizophrenia Society
Rare Disease Foundation
Save Your Skin Foundation
The Arthritis Society

Faculty

Gail Attara and Louise Binder have selected experts for curriculum delivery. Our faculty consists of academic experts, industry leaders, political and bureaucratic leaders, health care policy and practice frontrunners, health economists, patient leaders, and a comedian. Faculty at this event included Matthew Brougham, Evan Carter, Wayne Critchley, Mike Cunningham, Kevin Harrington, Fred Horne, John McGrath, and Suzanne Solven.

 

King City, ON | November 12-16, 2015

Kingbridge Conference Centre
12750 Jane St, King City, ON L7B 1A3

Attendees included one or more individuals from these organizations:

Arthritis Society
BC Lung Association
Bladder Cancer Canada
Canadian Cancer Society
Canadian Skin Patient Alliance
Cardiac Health Foundation
Debbie’s Dream
Gastrointestinal Society
HepCBC
Hypertension Canada
MS Society of Canada
Oncology Advocate & Nurse
Rare Disease Foundation
Schizophrenia Society of Ontario
The Lung Association

Faculty

Gail Attara and Louise Binder have selected experts for curriculum delivery. Our faculty consists of academic experts, industry leaders, political and bureaucratic leaders, health care policy and practice frontrunners, health economists, patient leaders, and a comedian. Faculty at this event included Natalie Bourée, Evan Carter, Doug Clark, Brent Fraser, Laura Greer, Jason Grier, Heather Logan, Johnny Ma, Helen Mai, Enrico Mandarino, Michelle Marchione, Wendy Morton, George Smitherman, Suzanne Solven, and Melissa Sullivan.

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King City, ON | March 20-24, 2015

Kingbridge Conference Centre
12750 Jane St, King City, ON L7B 1A3

Attendees included one or more individuals from these organizations:

Lung Cancer Canada
Canadian Society of Intestinal Research
Save Your Skin Foundation
Cardiac Health Foundation of Canada
The Canadian CML Network
The Kidney Foundation of Canada
Myeloma Canada

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Faculty

Gail Attara and Louise Binder have selected experts for curriculum delivery. Our faculty consists of academic experts, industry leaders, political and bureaucratic leaders, health care policy and practice frontrunners, health economists, patient leaders, and a comedian. Faculty at this event included Joe Jordan, David Lee, Tanya Potashnik, Matthew Brougham, Suzanne Solven, Warren Kinsella, Evan Carter, Jeff Hoch, and Stacey Silverberg.