Networking Events

Woman with Lived Experience (Virtual Session)
Trainee Career Mentoring Session
Networking Dinner

Women with Lived Experience (and Carers) Virtual Reception

Date: Monday, April 24, 2023
Time: 4:30 - 6:00 pm PT / 7:30 - 9:00 pm EST
Location: Virtual/Zoom - link to be provided closer to the date. 

The CWHHS planning committee would like to invite all attendees with heart, brain or vascular related lived experience (and carers) to a virtual meet and greet session on Monday, April 24 from 4:30 - 6:00 pm PT / 7:30 - 9:00 pm EST. This will be an opportunity to meet other women with lived experience and carers from across the country.

There will be a raffle for those who attend. We hope to see you there!

To register for this free session, confirm your interest via the Summit's online registration form. If you have any questions, please email 


Trainee Career Mentoring Session
Mentoring opportunity for trainees and early-career investigators*

Date: Friday, April 28, 2023
Time: 12:25 - 1:10 pm PT
Location: Pacific Rim Suite 1 (Pan Pacific Hotel, Vancouver BC)

We are excited to offer a networking opportunity to trainees via a Career Mentoring Session. The session will consist of a 45-minute round-table session with experts in the field of women’s heart, brain and vascular health.

This will be an invaluable opportunity for graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, residents, and early-career researchers to discuss their own research projects and programs and career development plans with each other and with leading researchers and clinicians in their fields.

The event will include predetermined round table sessions and mentoring discussions around the topics of:

  • Obtaining your first grant
  • Early-career planning
  • How to move from the first author to the last author
  • How to say no
  • Finding a mentor/sponsor

Each table will include an invited expert/mentor who will lead and facilitate the discussion. Each participating trainees will briefly discuss their present work and career aspirations with the opportunity to discuss and receive feedback from the experts. The session will end with a general question and answer period.

To register for this session, confirm your interest via the Summit's online registration form. If you have any questions, please email 

*Please note: these choices are requests only and are on a first-come-first-served basis.


Networking Dinner

Date: Friday, April 28, 2023
Time: 6:30 - 10:00 pm PT

Location: Terminal City Club, 837 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC, V6C 1B6

Please join us for an elegant, fun-filled evening at the Terminal City Club. Steps from the Pan Pacific Hotel, TCC is an award-winning private members club featuring fine dining backed by an extensive wine selection, social and business networking, exclusive events, a robust Fitness Centre, and elegant private meeting and event space.

Enjoy a heart healthy dinner, flavourful wine and stimulating conversation with friends and colleagues from across Canada.

This event always sells out, so don’t wait! 

Tickets can be purchased during registration: $75.00