Healthy Outcomes Conference 2024

Healthy Outcomes Conference

Oct. 18, 2024  | Omni King Edward Hotel, Toronto

Agenda at a glance (approximate timing)

Thursday, October 17, 2024

6:00 – 8:00 PM: Opening dinner (HOTHOUSE Restaurant, 35 Church St.)

Friday, October 18, 2024

8:00 – 9:00 AM: Breakfast (Crystal Ballroom)

9:00 – 10:15 AM: Sessions

10:15 – 10:45 AM: Morning networking break

10:45 AM – 12:15 PM: Sessions

12:15 – 1:15 PM: Lunch

1:15 – 2:15 PM: Sessions

2:15 – 2:45 PM: Afternoon networking break

2:45 – 3:45 PM: Sessions

3:45 – 4:30 PM: Workplace Benefits Awards presentation and closing cocktail reception

Confirmed sessions:

How collaboration is replacing competition in wellness programs

Drawing upon the latest research and global case studies, this presentation will illuminate the importance of cultivating a supportive, psychologically safe and collaborative environment in the workplace, highlighting the role of community and detailing practical strategies for nurturing meaningful connections.


Dr. Lisa Bélanger, behavioural change expert and researcher

Panel: Optimizing well-being benefits to deliver comprehensive, equitable coverage for employees

As the workforce evolves alongside the changing workplace, candidates are increasingly seeking out employers that can support their overall health and well-being. This panel will explore how employers can 'stretch their wellness muscles' to deliver a comprehensive yet personalized benefits package that meets the needs of employees.


Jaye Calder, manager, pension, benefits and wellness, PepsiCo Canada

More panellists to be confirmed.

Well-being in practice: Enhancing the plan member experience through prevention

This session will discuss how McCarthy Tétrault uncovered its most pressing employee well-being opportunities by combining quantitative and qualitative insights to create a long-term roadmap that aligns with company values, prioritizes people and challenges conventional workplace practices.


Erin Dick, assistant vice-president, well-being services, Aon

Rita Apa, chief human resources officer, McCarthy Tétrault

More sessions to be confirmed soon.


Please email Francesca Allman about availability


Please email Jada Lowe