Program and Conference Management Services


Interprofessional Continuing Education’s mandate is to provide advanced, up-to-date, interdisciplinary professional educational programming to health professionals, service providers, policy officials, researchers and the public on a variety of topics. We are a not-for-profit, self-supporting unit and our team of marketing, finance and conference specialists can provide support in navigating the financial, accreditation and logistical aspects of conference development, implementation and delivery.

The following services can be provided by UBC Interprofessional Continuing Education:

Program Services

Participate in meetings, providing administrative and educational advice to the Planning Committee.

Speaker Management

Including on-line abstract management, speaker/poster presenter correspondence including accommodation and transportation arrangements
Program Management
Prepare drafts of program outline, and produce meeting brochure

AV & Venue Management

Venue search and contracting, logistical arrangements including catering, room set-ups for meeting space, audiovisual and other logistical details

Exhibit Coordination

Invitations, registration, floor-plan development and logistical support for exhibits/trade shows

Administrative Support

Including but not limited to obtaining educational credits from accrediting bodies/professional organizations & designing / arranging conference delegate materials


Including but not limited to: Design of advance notices, call for abstracts and program brochures. Promotion via email, direct mail and social media.
Development and/or maintenance of program specific website

Financial Services

Financial management and budgeting

Registration Services

Registrations can be accepted through a secure online system, telephone, via fax, via mail or via the Internet. Participants are issued a tax receipt outlining their specific registration including potential concurrent sessions / function choices. All registrations are processed in the UBC administrative system, with all revenues deposited to an exclusive course account. All personal registration information collected on the registration forms is protected by the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

On Site Services

On-site registration and on-site program management incl. making housekeeping announcements, trouble shooting and liaising with venue staff, speakers, audiovisual technicians etc.

Evaluation Services

Including design evaluation forms/ surveys (print or online) and preparing evaluation summary

For more information

To learn more about comprehensive registration and conference management services available, please contact: Kristina Hiemstra, Director, Interprofessional Continuing Education at