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Medtech Canada hosts two annual conferences:

Canada's Medtech Conference is the preeminent information exchanges and educational forum for the medical technology industry.

Canada's Regulatory Medtech Conference focuses on education content devoted to regulatory affairs professionals and includes sessions which feature representatives from Health Canada.

Medtech Canada hosts regular webinar events as well as lunch & learn opportunities for members. Upcoming events are highlighted below.

Medtech Canada also highlights events that may be of interest to the medical technology industry in Canada.

Check out the event listing below for more information.

Canada's Medtech Conference 2023 (in-Person Event)

May 11, 2023

9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Canada’s Medtech Conference is the preeminent information exchange and educational forum for the medical technology industry.  Attendees will hear from and engage with high-profile health system leaders, government and network with colleagues.  Previous conferences have hosted dignitaries such as Ministers of Health, Hospital CEOs and other influential thought leaders. This is Medtech Canada's 1st in-person event since the pandemic.

The theme of the conference is Medtech in the next 50 years; the sessions will explore the promise and partnership of medtech as an industry to health system stakeholders over the next 50 years. Following the conference closing remarks, we invite you to join us in celebrating Medtech Canada’s 50th Anniversary at a cocktail reception from 4:30pm – 7:00pm. Medtech Canada is extending reception invitations to the medtech industry, service providers, stakeholders, government, and additional guests such as past Presidents and past Board Chairs. A cash bar is available for the cocktail reception, please bring cash or credit card to enjoy bar service.

Date & Location: 

  • May 11, 2023
    • Medtech Canada's AGM will take place from 9:30am - 10:30am. This meeting is open to Medtech Canada members only (full members have voting privileges). 
    • Registration opens at 10am, conference sessions from 11am – 4:30pm
    • 50th Anniversary Cocktail Reception 4:30pm – 7pm
  • The Vue, 195 Galaxy Blvd, Toronto, Ontario

Audience for Canada’s Medtech Conference:

  • Medtech Industry:  CEOs/Presidents/General Managers; Sales & Marketing VPs/Directors/Managers; Government Relations Directors/Managers; Health Policy Directors/Managers; Contract and Business Development Managers
  • Government:  federal and provincial bureaucrats from Health, Economic Development, Global Affairs, and Treasury
  • Healthcare Providers:  hospitals, long-term care, home care, etc.

Draft Agenda (subject to change)


Registration for AGM

9:30 – 10:30am

Annual General Meeting

  • Open to Medtech Canada Members

10:00 – 11:00am

Registration for Conference

11:00am – 12:00pm

Opening Remarks &

How can medtech help address the healthcare workforce crisis?

Canadians are facing a multi-year backlog and wait-time crisis. We need to turn to innovative solutions to address these issues. In this session, we will discuss how Canada’s medical technology industry can help address the healthcare workforce crisis and how we can bring solutions forward to help accelerate the clearing of the surgery backlog across Canada.

12:00 – 1:00pm


1:00 – 1:30pm    


1:30 – 2:30pm

Practical Solutions: How have successful organizations broken down the barriers to the adoption of new medical technologies?

Canada is one of the slowest jurisdictions to adopt innovative technologies that can provide better patient care and better outcomes & efficiencies for the health care system as whole. This panel brings forward their solutions of breaking barriers and shares their success stories in bringing innovative medical technologies to support patients and our health care system.

2:30 – 3:00pm


3:00 – 4:00pm

Moving to a fair, consistent, and value-based approach to supply chain & procurement in Canada – how do we evolve to where we need to be?

Join this vibrant panel in discussing how different jurisdictions are modernizing the way we do supply chain & procurement in Canada. The group will address critical questions such as how do we evolve to where we need to be, and additionally will explore how Canada can move to a fair, consistent and value-based approach.

4:00 – 4:30pm

Keynote & closing remarks

4:30 – 7:00pm

50th Anniversary Cocktail Reception

  • Cash bar