Tuesday, April 25, 2023  
11:00 a.m. ET  
Land Acknowledgement
11:05 a.m. ET 
Welcome Remarks – Renato Discenza, HealthPRO President and CEO  
11:10 a.m. ET  
Keynote Address and Q&A – Chris McLeod, Indigenous Strategist and Relationship Builder

Indigenous leader and Métis citizen Chris McLeod will share his thoughts on procurement partnership with Indigenous communities. Chris has decades of experience developing and implementing projects, designing curriculum and policy, building strong relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous government, non-profit organizations and the resource sector and advocating for Indigenous inclusion across multiple industries

12:15 p.m.  ET    
Making an Impact Means Measuring Performance
Tools and Tactics to Measure and Track your Organization's Sustainability Initiatives

Not sure where to start tracking or feeling lost in data? Hear from our panel of experts to learn how they started measuring their organization's sustainability initiatives, best practices and how to use this information to inform roadmaps and decisions.

We will also share with you how HealthPRO is creating tools to help organizations measure their sustainability work.

Leaving this session, we aim to equip you with the resources and confidence to start collecting data and measuring your sustainability!


• Kendra Frey, HealthPRO
• Dean Anderson, Island Health, Vancouver Island Health Authority
• Brittany Maguire, University of Toronto

1:15 p.m. ET 
1:30 p.m. ET
Breakout Sessions
Breakout 1: The Future of Supplier Requirements

The future of supplier requirements is changing. Join us to understand what buyers are looking for and how suppliers are starting to evolve their policies, best practices, and supplier codes of conduct. This session will help you navigate where your organization can adapt to the shifting expectations.


•Christine Donaldson, HealthPRO
•Ryan Mitchell, Sanofi
•Anthony Zhao, Canada Masq

Breakout 2: Kickstart Your Sustainability Mission

Are you at the beginning of your journey towards sustainability? This breakout session is for you! This session will give you a place to start from and best practices to help you reach your targets.


•Oriol Estrada Cuxart, Institut Català de la Salut
•Neil Hind, NHS
•Sophie Meisser, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève
•Thibaut Fraiteur, Groupe Jolimont
•Nicole Simms, Centre for Sustainable Health Systems

Breakout 3: Ask Us Anything Panel

Ask the pros! Join us and come with your most pressing sustainability questions. We guarantee that you’ll walk away with some tangible answers and actions for your organization for your sustainability journey.


•Alicia Martin, HealthPRO
•Frances Edmonds, Head of Sustainable Impact, HP Canada
•Elisa Frenz, Health Proc Europe

2:40 p.m. ET 
2:50 p.m. ET
Project PROcure Update
Update on the global coalition between HealthPRO and Health Proc Europe and their goal to influence healthcare buying in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) the European Principles for the Environment and Canada's goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2050.
Closing Remarks