2018 Best Start Resource Centre Annual Conference

Overview | Program | Speakers | Venue and Accommodations | Registration | Exhibitors

Our annual event is for service providers working on preconception health, prenatal health, and early child development.

Meet, share, reflect, network and be inspired!

Conference dates

  • Pre-Conference: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
  • Main Conference: Wednesday, February 7 and Thursday, February 8, 2018

What will you gain?

  • The conference allows you to develop new skills and learn about innovative strategies and programs relevant to your work and areas of interest.
  • The event attracts over 300 participants each year and offers excellent peer sharing and networking opportunities.
  • The conference will focus on strategies and solutions - from policy to practice.
  • It will showcase examples of the best and promising practices across Ontario and across multiple settings.
  • The Exhibitor day provides an opportunity for you to visit exciting tables with information that is useful to your work.

Who should attend?

  • Individuals who work with pregnant women, young children and families
  • Public health nurses
  • Staff who work in HBHC programs (managers, home visitors, public health nurses)
  • Early childhood educators (ECEs) and teachers
  • Staff from services for children, parents and families
  • Prenatal educators
  • Midwives and doulas
  • Service providers who work with Indigenous families and children
  • Social workers, social service workers, counsellors and managers
  • Family/parent support workers and family development workers
  • Health promoters
  • Community Health workers
  • Administrators and managers
  • Researchers and policy makers
  • Physicians
  • ...

Conference location

Sheraton Toronto Airport Hotel & Conference Centre

801 Dixon Road
Toronto, ON  M9W 1J5
Telephone: 1-416-675-6100


You are responsible for booking your own accommodations.

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