March 18, 2015 • 0 Comments

• Written by Lucas Warren

RPAP | Health Workforce Alberta will welcome delegates from across the province today as they gather in Edmonton for the 7th Annual Community Attraction & Retention Conference.

Held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel West Edmonton (16615 109th Avenue NW), this year's theme is Shift Happens! -- a nod to the year of change we have had in primary healthcare delivery in Alberta. It is chance not only to celebrate our successes, but to share ideas about how to enhance physician attraction, recruitment and retention within rural Alberta.

Here is how the two day event breaks down:

Wednesday, March 18

6:00 – 700 PM / Conference Registration & Cash Bar

7:00 – 8:00 PM / Dinner

8:00 – 9:00 PM / RPAP Award Recognition Celebration

9:00 – 10:00 PM / Networking and Cash Bar

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

7:15 AM / Registration & Breakfast   

7:50 AM / Welcome & Introductions

8:00 AM / Opening Remarks    

8:15 AM / Bring it on! Strategies to Manage Change & Create a Positive Environment

9:30 AM / Break

9:45 AM / Keynote Address    

11:00 AM / Emotional Intelligence

12:00 (noon) / Lunch

1:00 PM / Shift Happens – The Challenge of Change   

2:00 PM / Concurrent Sessions

Community Attraction & Retention Committees – A Success Story

Hosting a Rural Community Skills Weekend in Your Rural Community

Alberta’s Recruitment Website: – What it Means for Recruitment

3:00 PM / Break

3:15 PM / It’s the Little Things

4:15 PM / Closing Remarks


Tel: 780-423-9911 ext. 106

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