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Knowledge Management in Public Health: Exploring Culture, Content, Process and Technology

The National Collaborating Centre for Methods and Tools (NCCMT) is pleased to announce a conference on knowledge management on November 4, 2008, in Hamilton, Ontario. This one-day conference is being designed for managers, policy-makers and people in knowledge management or translation roles in public health at the local, provincial and federal levels.

The program is organized around the following four themes: culture, content, process and technology. Confirmed speakers include

  • Jason Bonander, Director, Division of Knowledge Management, Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Rob Hayward, Director, Centre for Health Evidence and Associate Professor in the Departments of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta
  • Brian Haynes, Professor, Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Medicine, and Chief of the Health Information Research Unit at McMaster University
  • Réjean Landry, CHSRF/CIHR Chair on Knowledge Transfer and Innovation, and Professor in the Department of Management, Faculty of Business, Laval University
  • John Lavis, Canada Research Chair in Knowledge Transfer and Exchange; an Associate Professor (in both the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Department of Political Science); member of the Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis at McMaster University

Please mark your calendars and visit our website for more information and, soon, the online registration: http://www.nccmt.ca (English) and http://www.ccnmo.ca (French).