Dear SIM-one & CNSH Community,

SIM-one is now accepting presentation and activity submissions for the 2016 SIM Expo. Get ready to present at Canada's premier healthcare simulation conference!  

Submissions categories include:
  • Poster presentations
  • Video screenings
  • Demonstrations/exhibit tables
  • Simulation in Action (SiA)
  • Virtual showcase
  • Breakout workshops
Proposals for creative and different ideas that don’t fall into these categories are welcome! 

Download the Presentation & Activity Submission Guidelines >

Deadline for submissions is Friday, June 3, 2016.


This year’s theme – Simulation and Value  will explore the value of simulation for the healthcare community, including return on investment, patient safety, quality of care, and education and training.

The 2016 SIM Expo will be held at the InterContinental Toronto Centre hotel on October 6 and 7. Save the date for pre-conference activities – featuring workshops & reception – on October 5!



Highlights of this year’s event include:
  • An industry-supported evening pre-conference reception and exhibition.
  • Dedicated networking time and events, including time to visit exhibitors.
  • Thought-provoking keynote speakers (last year included Teresa Gore, President of INACSL, and Teodor Grantcharov, Canada Research Chair in Simulation and Surgical Safety).
  • Interactive learning and workshops, including the popular Simulation in Action.
  • Expanded poster park and poster crawl, covering the amazing breadth of leading-edge simulation in health professions education.
  • Simulation awards, such as the SIM Citizenship and SIM Student awards.


The SIM Expo is a unique opportunity for simulation enthusiasts to unite, collaborate on current issues in simulation, share knowledge, and advance best practices.

Data from previous years show: 
  • Approximately 300 to 350 attendees.
  • Representation from 95% of universities, 80% of colleges, and 54% of academic hospitals across Ontario alone, plus participation from community hospitals and government.
  • Participation from across Canada, U.S., and international.
  • Participants from a wide breadth of professions/providers, including nursing, medicine, personal support workers, and health administration.
  • Many roles with respect to simulation: Deans/administrators, educators, lab managers, technicians, and researchers.


There are many ways to get involved at the 2016 SIM Expo! For complete sponsor and exhibitor opportunities, view the 2016 SIM Expo Sponsor & Exhibitor Package.


For more information, visit the 2016 SIM Expo website, or contact us at For the latest updates, follow us on Twitter @WelcometoSIMone and use hashtag #SimExpo2016!
About SIM-one
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