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Health Canada Medical Devices Directorate Stakeholder Engagement Victoria

February 27 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Health Canada’s Medical Devices Directorate, in cooperation with StarFish Medical, LifeSciences BC, Medtech Canada and the National Research Council’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC IRAP) invite you to attend a Medical Devices Stakeholder Outreach Session in Victoria. 


Representatives from Health Canada will give a presentation, followed by a Roundtable Discussion / Question & Answer session. 


Topics to be covered: 

  • Role & Function of the Medical Devices Program (including Medical Device Licensing Process) 
  • Opportunities for Improvement in the Regulatory Processes (Health Canada’s Action Plan on Medical Devices) 
  • Future Directions of Health Canada – Personalized Medicine, Artificial Intelligence 
  • Stakeholder Engagement (Client Service Strategy) 
  • Medical Devices Bureau tools (ELearning Course, meeting options, etc.) 
  • New Medical Device Directorate 

Health Canada Presenters: 

  • Brain Thornton (Senior Expert, Stakeholder Engagement, Medical Devices Directorate) 
  • Sarah Chandler (Director, Bureau of Policy and Operations, Medical Devices Directorate) 

Other members of Health Canada may also be present to answer your questions. 


This will be an opportunity for companies developing medical devices and other stakeholders to learn about the role and function of Health Canada’s Medical Devices Program, provide feedback on Health Canada’s Medical Devices Client Service Strategy and identify opportunities for improvement


Space is limited and will be reserved on a first-come-first-served basis. Please register early


Note: There is also an opportunity for 1-on-1 meetings with the Health Canada Medical Devices Directorate representatives in the afternoon of February 27th. If interested, please contact Brian Thornton at brian.thornton2@canada.ca 

Event details: 

Date: Thursday, February 27 

Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm 

Location: StarFish Medical – 455 Boleskine Road, Victoria, BC 

Tickets: LSBC / Medtech Canada Members Free and LSBC Non-Members $25 


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For more information, please contact

Ryan Butt, Senior Manager, Events & Outreach 

Phone: 604-669-9909 ext. 104 

Email: rbutt@lifesciencesbc.ca 


February 27
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event Category:


LifeSciences BC


StarFish Medical
455 Boleskine Road
Victoria, BC V8Z 1E7 Canada
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