Networking Events

Women with Lived Experience Virtual Networking Reception

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 
7:00 - 8:30 pm EST

The Summit Planning Committee would like to invite all attendees with heart, brain or vascular disease-related lived experience to a special virtual networking reception on Wednesday, February 10 from 7:00 - 8:30 pm EST.

This reception is designed for women with lived experience, by women with lived experience. It is an opportunity to meet socially and to make connections virtually during the Summit, with the hopes of fostering relationships around shared experiences, common conditions, and challenges and opportunities.

If you are planning to attend the reception, please confirm your attendance on the Summit's online registration form (coming soon). Registered participants will be provided with login instructions to access this session where they will be greeted and welcomed by a host.

We hope to see you there!

Registration Coming Soon

Career Mentoring Session for Trainees

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
7:00 - 8:30pm EST

The CWHHS planning committee would like to invite all trainees to a virtual Career Mentoring Session on February 10, 2021, from 7:00 - 8:30 pm EST. The networking event will consist of virtual breakout sessions with experts in the field of women’s heart health. This will be an invaluable opportunity for graduate students, fellows, and early-career researchers and clinicians to discuss their own projects and career development plans with each other and with leading researchers and clinicians in their fields.

The event will include predetermined breakout sessions organized by theme:

Round table themes:

  • Clinical science
  • Basic science
  • Population health and behavioural science
  • Policy, guidelines, and advocacy
  • Ethnicity, race, and equity


Within these themes, facilitated discussion by an invited expert/mentor and will revolve around the following topics: works-in-progress; theoretical problems; practical issues; future directions; and/or career suggestions – all within an informal setting. Participating trainees will briefly discuss their work and career aspirations with the opportunity to receive feedback from the experts. The session will end with an overview of how to continue networking discussions utilizing the virtual platform during the Summit.

If you have any questions, please contact cwhhc@ottawaheart.ca

Registration Coming Soon