Welcome to the 2016 NLN.ON Conference, 

at the Westin Prince Hotel

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 Opening Keynote – David Naylor, Professor of Medicine, President Emeritus, University of Toronto,

Chair, Advisory Panel, Healthcare Innovation

David Naylor is Professor of Medicine and President Emeritus at the University of Toronto. A physician and health services researcher, Dr. Naylor was founding Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, before becoming Dean of Medicine and Vice Provost for Relations with Healthcare Institutions of the University of Toronto in 1999. He served as the 15th President of the university from 2005 to 2013. Co-author of approximately 300 scholarly publications, Naylor has provided counsel to governments and healthcare associations, institutions, and enterprises in Canada and abroad for more than 25 years. Among other assignments, Naylor chaired the National Advisory Committee on SARS and Public Health (2003), served on the federal review of support for R&D (2010-11) and chaired the National Advisory Panel on Healthcare Innovation (2014-15).


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 Closing Keynote – Michael J. Villeneuve, RN, MSc, Lecturer and Program Lead, Master of Nursing — Health Systems Leadership and Administration, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing University of Toronto

With more than 35 years experience in health care, Mike has held roles in nursing clinical practice, education, research, administration and policy. He is the program lead for the Master of Nursing in Health Systems Leadership and Administration at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto and is a lecturer in public policy, leadership and administration. He also operates Michael Villenevue Associates, a health policy consulting firm in the National Capital Region.

Before joining the University of Toronto, Mike served as executive lead for the Canadian Nurses Association’s National Expert Commission. Since 2000, he has led and participated in numerous national and international health system and nursing initiatives in his roles as scholar in residence at the Canadian Nurses Association, a visiting consultant with the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development in Paris, and senior policy consultant in the federal Office of Nursing Policy.

Mike publishes and speaks widely in the areas of public policy and nursing leadership. He is author of the forthcoming text, Public Policy, Health Systems and Nursing (2016) and he was one of the three authors of the Canadian Nurses Association’s centennial history, The Canadian Nurses Association 1908-2008. One Hundred Years of Service.


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Nursing Leadership Network of Ontario (NLN.ON)

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1 Concorde Gate, Suite 109, Box 26
Toronto, Ontario M3C 3N6, Canada
Tel: 416 426 7229
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