May 4-6, 2022 | Vancouver

Convene Canada 2022

The premier event for Canadian healthcare philanthropy professionals

Call for Proposals

Share Your Professional Expertise

We are now accepting proposals from new and seasoned philanthropy professionals to present sessions at Convene Canada in May.
Help Wanted

Design the Convene Canada Schedule

To ensure the conference meets the specific needs of our members, we'd love your help choosing the best sessions for this year's conference.
Featuring inspiring keynote speakers, in-depth breakout sessions, and plenty of fun networking opportunities, Convene Canada is the place for education specific to your needs as a healthcare fundraiser. 

Education Specific to Your Needs

Hear from leaders in healthcare philanthropy from across the country in education sessions specific to development in healthcare organizations, such as engaging caregivers in philanthropy, as well as perspectives on industry-wide trends like virtual events with a healthcare lens.

Our speakers know your challenges firsthand—and have discovered innovative solutions to share with you.
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Specialized Pre-Conference Workshops

Come early to attend one of our pre-conference workshops no matter where you are in your career.

Development Primer

Whether you are new to philanthropy or just to healthcare philanthropy, the Development Primer gets you up to speed on the basic elements of healthcare philanthropy and the role of development in a healthcare organization.

Advanced Course

The Advanced Course is an intensive program that provides a quick but comprehensive overview of fundraising principles for healthcare development professionals who have five or more years of experience in the field and want to prepare for the CFRE exam.

Leading Forward Executive Summit

Exclusively for CDOs and senior operations leaders, Leading Forward provides an intimate setting to learn about strategic areas of interest to executives and discuss your most pressing challenges with your peers.

Get Some Well-Deserved “Me” Time

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The last two years have been hard on all of us. You've earned some time to get away from your day-to-day and turn to your own professional development. Stay at the beautiful Hyatt Regency Vancouver, spend quality time learning with your peers, and focus on that most important asset—your own well-being.

Set Your Mind at Ease

Your safety is our top priority
, so we will be requiring either proof of Covid vaccination or a negative test result to attend Convene Canada. Should you need to cancel your registration due to health or any other reason at any time, you'll be eligible for a full refund.

2021 Convene Canada Sessions

The schedule for Convene Canada 2022 is still under development, but here are some of our crowd-pleasers from 2021 to give you an idea of what you can expect this year.
The Future of Fundraising Events
Breaking Boundaries Between Fundraiser and Physician
Cryptocurrency Philanthropy and Canadian Healthcare
Turning Social Donors into Long-Term Donors
Organizational Culture and Change Leadership in Uncertain Times
Emerging Leaders: Unravelling the Mysteries of Career Development
  Bridging Multigenerational Approaches to Fundraising
The Changing World of Charitable Lotteries
Secure Municipal Support for Your Capital Campaign
Welcoming New Donors in an Eventless Fundraising Environment
Balanced Scorecard: Optimizing Qualitative and Quantitative ROI
Engaged and Diverse Boards

2022 Sponsorship Opportunities

If you're interested in sponsoring Convene Canada, please check out our sponsorship opportunities or contact Michelle Gilbert at