Fuse 2018 conference: Registration now open

27 November 2017

Registration is now open for Fuse 2018: the 4th Fuse International Conference on Knowledge Exchange in Public Health.

On May 8-10, 2018, MSFHR is co-hosting Fuse 2018 alongside the BC Ministry of Health, the Public Health Association of BC, and the United Kingdom's Fuse Centre for Translational Research in Public Health.

Hosted in Vancouver, BC, the conference will explore the challenges encountered when using evidence, including conflicting evidence, in policy-making. Speakers from across Canada, Europe, Australia and Israel will share their experiences using research evidence as a foundation for good public policy, and discuss ways of producing, integrating and communicating research evidence for policy-making that promotes and protects the health of citizens. 

Register for Fuse 2018

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Paul Cairney, Professor of Politics and Public Policy, Department of History and Politics, University of Stirling (UK)
  • Moriah Ellen, Senior Researcher, Gertner National Institute for Health Policy (Israel)
  • Steven Hoffman, Scientific Director, Institute of Population and Public Health (Canada)
  • Peter Kelly, Director of Public Health, England North East; Director, Fuse Centre for Translational Research in Public Health (UK)
  • Mark Tyndall, Executive Medical Director, BC Centre for Disease Control; Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia (Canada)

The conference program is available on the Fuse 2018 website. Further speakers and session details to be confirmed.

Fuse 2018 is open to researchers, policy-makers, public health practitioners and other research users with an interest in public and population health. In order to facilitate conversation and knowledge exchange amongst attendees registration is limited, so get your tickets early. For program and registration details, visit 2018fuseconference.com.

Registration fees


Early bird registration
(to Jan 31)
Full registration
(after Jan 31)
Regular $440 $490
Student* $300 $300

All prices + 5% GST
*Students include undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students

Content updated: Jan 10, 2018