Health System Integration:

Be Part of the Discussion

Join us for the SPOR PIHCI Health System Integration Summit, the first national conference of its kind in Canada. Learn about the status of health system integration in primary health care across the country, the successes so far and the challenges that need to be addressed in the coming years.

Conference overview

Who should attend?

With health integration underway or planned in seven provinces already, this event will be of interest to health system leaders, patient advocates, academic researchers, primary health care providers and health policy analysts.

Hear a diversity of voices

SPOR PIHCI Health Integration Summit will include panel discussions, keynote speakers, breakout groups and abundant chances to share ideas with like-minded people from across Canada. You’ll go home with many questions answered and a richer network of sources to answer future ones.

What issues will be addressed?


How can we create meaningful involvement of patients in the design and evaluation of systems?


How do we ensure primary care physicians are full partners in integrated care?


How are social determinants of health addressed in practice in an integrated system – social services, transportation, education, housing & homelessness?


How do we address the needs of Indigenous people inside an integrated health system? What are our obligations under Truth and Reconciliation?


How can technology be used to overcome issues such as remoteness, language and culture?


How do we make the bridge to academia, ensuring that decisions are based on the best evidence available?


Panels, breakout sessions and networking

Keynote speakers and panelist are in the process of being confirmed. Check back for announcements and view our interim schedule below.

About the host city

Enjoy your stay in Canada’s new food & arts destination

As Saskatchewan’s largest city, Saskatoon offers an impressive selection of arts and cultural offerings, festivals and major events, local cuisine, and one-of-a-kind shopping. The Delta Bessborough is located in the heart of the city, adjacent to the South Saskatchewan River.