Northern BC Research & Quality Conference

Conference Information

This conference combines the Northern Health Quality Conference and IDC Research Days Conference into one exciting event, and replacing the two individual events.

We are excited to announce the dates for this years conference in Prince George, BC.

November 4-6, 2020

This conference is hosted in partnership between Northern Health, the University of Northern BC, Physician Quality Improvement, and BC Cancer. The conference theme is Engaging Partners in Health Care Improvement and brings together research, quality improvement, evaluation and evidence-informed practice.

The objectives of the conference are to:

  • Celebrate and share research, quality improvement, evaluation, and implementation of evidence in a northern and rural context
  • Support the development of research, quality improvement, evaluation, and evidence-informed practice skills
  • Facilitate networking and knowledge sharing
  • Inspire new ideas and encourage diverse partnerships and broaden the involvement of different stakeholders invested in the health of northerners.

Abstract Information

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Registration Information

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The conference is open to researchers, students, health authority employees, health care practicioners, patient partners, and community organizations.

For more information on the conference, check out the conference website.

If you have any questions, please email

Additional information coming soon.

Past Conferences

November 7-9, 2016

Title: "Making Research Matter: Celebrating Evidence Implementation in Northern BC"

November 5-7, 2014

Title: "Partners for Health: Communities, Families, Researchers and Care Providers"

November 13-15, 2013

IDC Research Days & 12th Conference of the Canadian Rural Health Research Society

Title: "Stories of Rural Health through Knowledge, Research and Collaborative Action"

November 15-16, 2012

Title: "Knowledge Mobilization: Research to Action"

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Conference Bursary Application - CLOSED

There are a limited number of conference bursaries available to conference attendees. They will be given out on a first come, first serve basis. Those interested are encouraged to complete the attached application form by October 12, 2018.