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IPAC-CSO 25th Annual Infection Prevention & Control Education Day 2021

Stay tuned for 2021 Education Day Announcements!

2020 IPAC CSO  Annual Education Day Cancelled

In light of ongoing developments resulting from the current COVID-19, IPAC Central South Ontario chapter has decided to cancel the Annual Education day scheduled for April 2, 2020.

This event has been cancelled. Instruction regarding refunds for those who have already registered will be sent out shortly.

Thank you for your understanding and support.


April 2nd, 2020 Cancelled -Grand Olympia Hospitality & Convention Centre 

IPAC-CSO and PHO are pleased to host the 24th Annual Infection Prevention and Control Education Day -Agents of Change. This event is an excellent opportunity to enhance your infection prevention and control skills and build partnerships with professionals from across the health care continuum.

The full day event is geared towards all healthcare workers and support staff; from front-line care providers to management and members of the leadership team...Join your peers from Hospitals, Long-Term Care, Retirement Homes, Public Health Units, and Community Health Care as they learn practical information and gain the tools they need to immediately improve patient safety and strengthen their facility’s infection control program.

For Education Day Registration click here


  • 0800 - 0830: Registration and Opening Remarks
  • 0830 - 0930: Dr. Martha Fulford - COVID-2019: is this our kryptonite?
  • 0930 - 1030: Dr. Blair Bigham – Change is coming faster than you think
  • 1030 - 1100: Morning Break and Vendor Visit
  • 1100 - 1200:Stefania Cloutier – IPAC and Birth Tourism, Crystal Hendry – Public Health Wrapped and Loaded, Kasey Gambeta – Promoting Practice Change: Exploring Barriers and Facilitators with the Com-B Tool
  • 1200 - 1300: Lunch – mix and mingle with the vendors
  • 1300 - 1330: Jim Gauthier – Granny as a susceptible host: prevention tips for care providers
  • 1330 - 1400: Kevin Stinson – Tick borne illness, changing environment
  • 1400 - 1430: Afternoon Break and Vendor Visit
  • 1430 - 1530: Barley Chironda– "How to motivate and engage staff
  • 1530 - : Closing Remarks - awards & recognitions and draw for prizes

We hope you can make it!