In the Trenches Schedule

June 7-8, 2019 | Banff, Alberta, Canada

Preliminary Schedule, current as of April 8, 2019

Day OneDay Two

Day One

2:00 pm
Registration Check-In
3:00 PM
Welcome Address
Tim Murphy

Alberta Innovates, Canada

Introduction to “In the Trenches” Impact Summit Series
Kathryn Graham

Alberta Innovates, Canada

Pavel Ovseiko

University of Oxford, UK

Getting to Know Your Neighbour in the Trenches
Maxi Miciak

Alberta Innovates, Canada

Theme: Setting the Stage for Implementation to Impact (and back again)

3:30 Pm
Session One: Frameworks and Approaches to Navigate Implementation to Impact

Panellists will introduce different principles, frameworks and approaches that acknowledge and make sense of complexity through the pathways from implementation to impact. The session will end with applications in practice.

  • Complexity, implementation science and value co-creation
  • Impact Frameworks in action
  • The view from within: learning from other research funders by asking ‘how do you do it?’
    Pavel Ovseiko

    University of Oxford, UK

    Stephen Hanney

    Brunel University, UK

    Kathryn Graham

    Alberta Innovates, Canada

    Adam Kamentzky

    NIHR, UK

    4:45 Pm
    Session Two: Flipping the Switch – Cross-sector Learnings from Near and Far

    Local and international participants from sectors outside of health will convey their experiences and perspectives on initiatives when implementing to achieve societal benefit.

    • Business innovation the Australian way
    • Clean technology the Alberta way
    • Scale-up and spread of technology programs
    Dale Sanders

    Health Catalyst, USA

    Elizabeth Shirt

    ERA, Canada

    Laura Hillier

    CFI, Canada

    Peter Riddles

    CSRIO, Australia

    5:30 PM
    Transportation to Banff Springs Hotel
    6:00 PM
    Cocktails and Refreshments: Banff Springs Hotel Networking Reception

    Day Two

    7:00 am
    Breakfast

     

    8:00 am
    Overview of the Day
    Kathryn Graham

    Alberta Innovates

    Pavel Ovseiko

    University of Oxford

    Theme: Creating a Culture for Societal Impact

    8:15 am
    Session One: Building Stakeholder Engagement Platforms for Culture Change

    Participants will review stakeholder engagement approaches they have designed and implemented to affect culture change for optimizing use of R&I.

    • Creating a culture to move implementation to impact
    • Engaging stakeholders in the development of a system of Health Research Assessment (SARIS) in Catalonia
    • The importance of planning for effective adoption pathways for delivering social and economic impact
    Peter Riddles

    CSRIO, Australia

    Reesa John

    Alberta Innovates, Canada

    Núria Radó-Trilla

    AQuAS, Spain

    Tom Keenan

    CSIRO, Australia

    9:00 am
    Session Two: Flipping the Switch – Cross-sector Learnings from Near and Far

    Participants will introduce real-world approaches for optimizing patients’ contributions to informing what needs to be assessed in implementation and impact initiatives.

    • Patient focused outcomes
    • Building a ‘Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research’ (SPOR) platform
    • Importance of patient engagement with scale and spread of research and innovations into the health system
    Tim Murphy

    Alberta Innovates, Canada

    Jean Miller

    PaCER, Canada

    Jordan Antflick

    Ontario Brain Institute, Canada

    Lauren Gerloch

    HealthAcademy, USA

    9:45 am
    Refreshment and Networking Break and Dialogue with Presenters
    10:15 am
    Session Three: Building a Diverse Talent Pool for the Future

    Participants will speak about innovative ways of diversifying and strengthening the talent pool of tomorrow to bridge the gap between R&I and impact.

    • Canadian Health System Impact Fellowships
    • Talent for the workforce of tomorrow
    • Gender equity pathway to Impact
    • Women’s leadership and advancement in 20 Catalan Biomedical Research Centers

    Adam Kamentzky
    NIHR, UK
    Megan McMahon
    CIHR-IHSPR, Canada
    Alex Clark
    University of Alberta, Canada
    Pavel Ovseiko

    University of Oxford, UK

    Eduard Güell

    AQuAS, Spain

    11:15 AM

    World Café (Concurrent Sessions)

    Session One: Connecting the Dots Between the Innovation Process and Societal Benefit

    Participants will engage in dialogue centred on unpacking the connection between the innovation process with economic and social development or a “systems” approach to innovation achieving impact.

      Peter Riddles

      CSRIO, Australia

      Session Two: Addressing Sustainability in Real World Applications

      Participants will engage in focused conversation on navigating the quagmire of sustaining implementation efforts in real-world applications.

      Kelly Mrklas

      AHS, Canada

      Rachel Flynn

      University of Alberta, Canada

      12:00 pm
      Lunch

      Theme: Novel Approaches for Scaling Research and Innovation to Impact

      1:00 PM
      Session One: Accelerating Scale and Spread for Sustainable Impact – A Local Approach

      Panellists will review innovative ways they have scaled-up and spread initiatives in the real-world, conveying practical approaches for sustaining impact.

      • Strategic considerations for research and innovation scale and spread
      • Co-creation approach for value – Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Health System (PRIHS)
      • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) – the Alberta Experience
      • Using implementation labs to clear a path to impact
      • Sustaining implementation efforts leveraging impact assessment
      Jeffery Crelinsten
      Re$earch Money, Canada
      Tim Murphy
      Alberta Innovates, Canada
      Nancy Fraser
      AHS, Canada
      Gregg Nelson
      University of Calgary, Canada
      Kelly Mrklas
      AHS, Canada
      Rachel Flynn
      University of Alberta, Canada
      2:15 PM
      Refreshment and Networking Break and Dialogue with Presenters
      2:45 PM
      Session Two: Show Me the Data

      Participants will discuss data strategies that address data use in complex and dynamic environments.

      • Data-driven insights for accelerating scale-up and spread
      • Semantic technologies and ontology-based data access for research impact monitoring and evaluation
      • The Canadian data landscape
      Dale Sanders

      Health Catalyst, USA

      Alba Velasco

      SIRIS Academic, Spain

      Rick Glazier

      CIHR-IHSPR, Canada

      3:30 PM
      Session Three: Engaged Assessment for Sustaining Impact

      Panellists will discuss ways of engaging stakeholders in measuring, assessing and improving impact at local, national, and international levels.

      • Social economic return on investment
      • Using a co-creation and layered approach to scaling and spreading impact assessment Canada
      • Maximizing sustainable impact in The Netherlands
      • Designing a monitoring, evaluation and learning approach to maximise sustainable impact for the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)’s Global Health portfolio
      Pavel Ovseiko
      Univesity of Oxford, UK
      Kathryn Graham

      Alberta Innovates, Canada

      Alan O'Connor

      RTI International, USA

      Maxi Miciak
      Alberta Innovates, Canada
      Wendy Reijmerink
      ZonMW, Netherlands
      Adam Kamentzky & Carrie Hough
      NIHR, UK
      4:45 PM
      Reflection and Summary
      Stephen Hanney
      Brunel University, UK
      Next Steps in the Series
      Kathryn Graham
      Alberta Innovates, Canada
      Pavel Ovseiko
      University of Oxford, London
      Closing Remarks
      Laura Kilcrease
      Alberta Innovates, Canada
      5:00 PM
      Closing Connections and Dialogue with Presenters in Mclab Bistro