Northern BC Research and Quality Conference

The Northern BC Research and Quality Conference is a forum enhanced with resources and skill development workshops to share health and health services research, evaluation, evidence-based practice and quality improvement initiatives in the North.

Join in workshops, presentations, and discussions about the following health care themes:

  • Innovations
  • Equity
  • Cultural safety
  • Health and wellness
  • Sustainable systems

Connect with health care providers, researchers, quality improvement experts, patient-partners, graduate students, and people seeking health care services.

In the spirit of Northern collaboration, the 2023 Northern BC Research and Quality Conference edition is organized through a unique partnership between NH and UNBC Health Research Institute.

For more information, registration, and 2023 conference details visit Northern BC Research and Quality Conference.

For questions or inquiries, email us at or

Previous conference proceedings and presentations


On behalf of the Northern BC Research and Quality Conference Planning Committee, thank you for helping make our first fully virtual conference a success!!

If you haven’t yet, please take a moment to watch our Thank You video for a complete list of committees, members and partners involved.

Keynote speaker

  • Dr. Mary Ellen Turpel-Lafond
    Senior Associate Counsel, Woodward and Company

Plenary speakers

  • Dr. Danielle Lavallee
    Scientific Director, Michael Smith Health Research BC
  • Shirley Wong
    Executive Project Manager, Strategic Data Initiatives at the Ministry of Health

Conference highlights

  • Patient partner engagement
  • 36 oral presentations
  • 5 rapid fire presentations
  • Over 40 posters
  • Door prizes and prizes throughout the event 
  • Connect and network with Quality and Research colleagues across the North

For more information about this free virtual event, review the poster. If you have any questions, please email