2015 Annual Conference Best Start Resource Centre

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

The Best Start Resource Centre Conference is an annual event for service providers working on preconception health, prenatal health, and early child development to meet, share, reflect, network and be inspired!

Conference Dates

Pre-Conference: Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Main Conference: Thursday, February 26 and Friday, February 27, 2015

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The annual conference attracts over 300 participants each year. In addition to offering excellent peer sharing opportunities, the conference allows service providers and policy makers to increase their knowledge and learn innovative strategies and programs relevant to their work.

The annual conference will focus on strategies and solutions - from policy to practice. More specifically, the conference will showcase examples of the best and promising practices across Ontario and across multiple settings related to family, maternal, newborn and child health.

You will find sessions relevant to your work and areas of interest. You will acquire the latest information, learn innovative strategies and programs and meet new colleagues.

Who Should Attend

Service providers, policy makers and researchers who work to promote the health of expectant and new parents, newborns, young children, women or families: Public Health Nurses, Midwives, Doulas, Staff from Ontario Early Years Centres, Breastfeeding Supporters, Ontario Healthy Babies Healthy Children Staff, Administrators/Managers, Community Health Workers, Counsellors, Prenatal Educators, Early Childhood Educators, Family Development Workers,  Family Resource Program Staff, Primary Care Professionals, Health Promoters, Nutritionists, Researchers, Social Workers and Social Service Workers.

Conference Location

Hilton Toronto Airport Hotel & Suites

5875 Airport Road

Mississauga, ON  L4V 1N1

Telephone: 1-905-677-9900 / 1-800-445-8667

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Conference participants are responsible for booking their own accommodations. For more information about accommodations, go to the venue page.